LEASH LAW: The Dogs Are Loose

Former CRIMSON GLORY/SEVEN WITCHES vocalist Wade Black has joined forces with ROB ROCK guitarist Rick Renstrom, ICED EARTH/ex-DEATH drummer Richard Christy, and ROB ROCK bassist Stephen Elder in a new band called LEASH LAW. The group, whose musical style is being described in an official press release as "true metal unlike ever heard in this ...

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DAVID LEE ROTH To Issue New Solo Album

Former VAN HALEN frontman DAVID LEE ROTH will issue his new solo album, "Diamond Dave", through Magna Carta/Magnatude Records on July 8. The album features several originals and a few covers. The complete track listing for the album is as follows: 01. Medicine Man 02. Thug Pop 03. Act One 04. Slip Away 05. Bold ...

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ANTHRAX Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK Festival

ANTHRAX are the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's Waldrock festival, scheduled to take place on June 21 in Burgum, Holland. Other artists set to appear at the event include IRON MAIDEN, MADBALL, STRATOVARIUS, LACUNA COIL, ANNIHILATOR, HATEBREED, H.I.M., MURDERDOLLS, CLAWFINGER, TYPE O NEGATIVE, and PETER PAN SPEEDROCK. ...

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GAMMA RAY: Live Album Delayed

GAMMA RAY have pushed back the release date of their double live album, "Skeletons In the Closet", from the end of May to August 25. The mixing of the album is not yet complete owing to the late delivery of the unmixed audio masters from the mobile studio in Spain. The initial problems occurred during ...

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LEADFOOT Set American Release Date For 'We Drink For Free'

North Carolina's LEADFOOT, who feature in their ranks former C.O.C. vocalist Karl Agell and bassist Phil Swisher, have set an April 22 American release date through Abstract Sounds Records for their third album, "We Drink For Free". The CD was recorded early last year with the help of Grammy Award-nominated engineer Mark Williams. ...

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SEPULTURA Manager Says Band Have Yet To Sign U.S. Deal

SEPULTURA's manager, Jim Lewis, stated today that heated, ongoing negotiations between the band and numerous labels continue, and that no deal has been reached (yet) with No Name/Elektra Records. SEPULTURA are currently on a 14-date sold-out tour of European capital cities. Following their headlining tour, SEPULTURA look forward to their confirmed US dates with VOIVOD ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Debut in Billboard Top 200!

British black metallers CRADLE OF FILTH have achieved a new milestone in their relentless mission to infect America with sonic decadence. The band's Red Ink/Epic debut, "Damnation and a Day", has landed at #140 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart in its first week in release. It also appeared at #3 on the New Artist ...

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