AC/DC: String Tribute Release Date Announced

The release date for the string tribute to AC/DC, titled "Back in Baroque", has been set for Nov. 4 through Vitamin/CMH Records. "Back in Baroque" features the AC/DC album "Back In Black" getting the full works in the style of a string orchestra. For more information on the CD, click here. ...

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SKYCLAD, NIGHT IN GALES Confirmed For Germany's DONG-OPEN-AIR Festival

SKYCLAD, ADORNED BROOD and NIGHT IN GALES have been officially confirmed for this year's Dong-Open-Air. The festival, which is scheduled to take place on July 18-19 in Neukirchen-Vluyn, near Duisburg, Germany, will include performances from the following artists, among others: SKYCLAD ADORNED BROOD NIGHT IN GALES BURDEN OF GRIEF ANTIFREEZE FOLKEDUDL HATEFACTOR RATSBANE WITCHTOWER For ...

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MOTÖRHEAD To Embark On West Coast Tour

MOTÖRHEAD will embark on a short West Coast tour in late April. Support at the shows will come from THE DWARVES and HIGH ON FIRE. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr 18 - Portland, OR @ Roseland Apr 19 - Seattle, WA @ Northgate Apr 21 - San Francisco, CA @ Avalon Ballroom Apr 22 ...

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DEEP PURPLE, LYNYRD SKYNYRD To Tour Europe

DEEP PURPLE and LYNYRD SKYNYRD will be teaming up for a European tour in May/June. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 29 – Schwung Hallen - Roeselare, BEL May 31 - Filaforum - Milan, ITA Jun. 01 – Campo Fiera - Conegliano Veneto (Treviso), ITA Jun. 03 – Palaghiaccio - Roma, ITA Jun. 04 – ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Bassist To Appear In SALIVA Video

MÖTLEY CRÜE/BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist Nikki Sixx will make a cameo appearance in the video for the new SALIVA single, "Rest in Pieces". Nikki wrote the song with James Michael a while ago and the song appeared on SALIVA's album "Back Into Your System". SALIVA frontman Josey Scott recently explained how he got to collaborate ...

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SAXON's BYFORD Keeping The Faith

SAXON frontman Biff Byford has posted the following update to the group's official web site: "Well hello again - Biff here, just a few words ... "The news of Jeff Martin's death came as a huge shock and he will be missed by band, crew, and us all. Jeff was a regular sight at the ...

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PROJECT: FAILING FLESH Photos Posted Online

PROJECT: FAILING FLESH, the new group featuring former VOIVOD/current E-FORCE bassist/vocalist Eric Forrest, Kevin 131 (GARDEN OF SHADOWS, TWISTED TOWER DIRE, BRAVE, WHILE HEAVEN WEPT) and Tim Gutierrez (instruments), have posted several studio and band photos at this location. PROJECT: FAILING FLESH's debut CD, "A Beautiful Sickness", is due to be mastered by ...

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NAGLFAR Postpone Touring Plans

Swedish death/black metallers NAGLFAR have postponed their touring plans until later in the year. According to the group's official web site, "the band is very frustrated about this but hopes that something else will show up in a not too distant future." NAGLFAR's forthcoming album, "Sheol", is due in Europe on March 24 through New ...

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POISONBLACK Move Up To #21 On Finnish Album Chart

Finland's POISONBLACK (formerly SHADOWLANDS) — the new band featuring SENTENCED vocalist Ville Laihiala on guitar, and CHARON frontman Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto — have moved up to position #21 on the Finnish Album chart with their debut CD, "Escapextacy". "Escapextacy" was released on Feb. 25 through Century Media Records. Upcoming POISONBLACK tour dates: Mar. 07 - Ravintola ...

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