STRYPER To Perform At Florida's WALT DISNEY WORLD

Reunited Christian hard rockers STRYPER have been confirmed for the Night of Joy, a three-day festival taking place September 9-11 in the Magic Kingdom Park at the Walt Disney World resort in Florida. STRYPER will perform on Friday, September 10. Described as "the contemporary Christian music event of the year," Night of Joy will include ...

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BRICK BATH Announce New Bass Player

San Diego, CA-based groove thrashers BRICK BATH have parted ways with bass player Pete Stone and have recruited Scott (Rock) Rockstead as his permanent replacement. BRICK BATH are currently in the studio recording their third full-length album, tentatively titled "American Currency", for the Crash Music Inc. label. The band's first two albums, 2002's "I Won't ...

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Ex-FAITH NO MORE Singer MIKE PATTON Guests On New BJÖRK CD

Former FAITH NO MORE and current FANTOMAS singer Mike Patton is among the guests appearing on BJÖRK's upcoming album, "Medulla", due August 31 via Elektra. Patton reportedly contributes his voice to flesh out song elements normally handled by musical instruments. "Instruments are so over," Björk told Rolling Stone. "I think this was probably the most ...

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Original GUNS N' ROSES Photos Available

Acclaimed rock photographer Gene Kirkland is making limited-edition copies of some of his GUNS N' ROSES photos available through Blastwaves Merchandise at Blastwaves.com. Gene spent years traveling the world with GUNS N' ROSES and was one of only a few photographers that were given deep access to the band throughout their career. His ...

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LACUNA COIL's 'Comalies' Passes 100,000 SoundScan Mark In The U.S.

LACUNA COIL's third album, "Comalies", has officially passed the 100,000 SoundScan mark in the United States. This is a landmark achievement for both the band — who are performing on Ozzfest's second stage throughout the summer — and their label, the Los Angeles-based independent Century Media Records. LACUNA COIL are now believed to be the ...

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Former GARDENIAN, DIMENSION ZERO Members Join Forces In PITCHLINE

Former GARDENIAN vocalist Jim Kjell has joined forces with ex-DIMENSION ZERO/IN FLAMES guitarist Glenn Ljungström in a new band called PITCHLINE, according to MetalBite.com. "It has a little touch of GARDENIAN as for the mixture of growls and clean [vocals], and of course it's melodic," Kjell said of the new project's musical direction. "Yet this ...

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JAMES HETFIELD, VINCE NEIL Get Charitable

James Hetfield (METALLICA) and Vince Neil (MÖTLEY CRÜE) are among the musicians who have donated jackets and guitar straps used to make a limited collection of one-of-a-kind Nixon watches, with 100% of the proceeds benefiting MAP (Musicians Assistance Program). "What started out as the LTD Collection, a unique, limited collection of watches and wallets made ...

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