MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE: How I Injured My Arm

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has posted a message on the group's web site explaining the debilitating injury in 2002 that caused severe nerve damage to his left arm and hand, and rendered him unable to play the guitar. Mustaine's message reads as follows: "In December of 2001, a few days after Christmas, I went out ...

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BODYBAG Drummer Forms New Project

BODYBAG drummer Jimmy Littlefield is currently singing for a new Portland, OR-based project called KAPUDA and is going to be holding open auditions for a drummer soon. Influences include MESHUGGAH, SOULFLY and FAITH NO MORE. Interested parties can call (503) 975-1224 or e-mail [email protected] "We are very open-minded and professional about this," says Littlefield. "We ...

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DANKO JONES Launches Radio Show Web Site

Danko Jones' radio show, "The Magical World Of Rock With Danko Jones", which broadcasts out of 95.3 Rocket FM in Stockholm, Sweden, has just launched its official web site at this location. All past shows are currently available for streaming via the web site, including "Singers' Clinics" with Bruce Dickinson (IRON MAIDEN), Dave ...

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TANK: New Album Track Listing Revealed

According to a posting on the TANK "This Means War" web site, TANK have finalized the track listing for their new album, "Sturmpanzer", tentatively due later in the year. The follow-up to 2002's "Still At War" (Zoom Club Records) will contain the following tracks: 01. Sturmpanzer 02. Baghdad City 03. Before The Eyes ...

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EKTOMORF To Support FEAR FACTORY In Spain

Hungarian hardcore/thrash quartet EKTOMORF have been confirmed as the support act for FEAR FACTORY at four gigs in Spain. The details are as follows: Jul. 12 – Barcelona, SPA - Razzmatazz 2 Jul. 13 - Madrid, SPA - Arena Jul. 14 - Murcia, SPA - Super Chuys Jul. 16 - Victoria, SPA - Azkena Upcoming ...

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STRATOVARIUS Guitarist Launches New Recording Studio

STRATOVARIUS mastermind Timo Tolkki has opened a brand-new recording studio called Goldenworks. Located 10 minutes outside central Helsinki, Goldenworks is currently hosting Finland's DREAMTALE, who are in the process of recording their third album for Spinefarm Records with Tolkki producing. Commented Tolkki: "I have been in music business for 20 years, travelled around the world ...

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MASTERPLAN Prepare To Record Second Album

MASTERPLAN, the new band featuring ex-HELLOWEEN guitarist Roland Grapow, ex-HELLOWEEN drummer Uli Kusch and former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/ARK singer Jorn Lande, are preparing to enter the Crazy Cat studio in Hamburg, Germany with producer Andy Sneap (MACHINE HEAD, ARCH ENEMY, NEVERMORE, SKINLAB) to begin recording their second album, tentatively due late January 2005 through AFM Records ...

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TAD MOROSE To Support EDGUY In New York City

Sweden's TAD MOROSE have been confirmed as direct support for German power metallers EDGUY at B.B. King's in New York City on September 15. Both bands will also be performing at the ProgPower USA V festival in Atlanta, GA on September 18. As previously reported, EDGUY will play a headlining show at Club Soda in ...

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