THE DARKNESS To Work With Legendary AC/DC Producer On Sophomore Album

THE DARKNESS have recruited legendary producer Robert "Mutt" Lange to produce the follow-up to their mega-selling debut CD, "Permission to Land", according to NME.com. Lange, who is married to country/pop superstar Shania Twain, has previously produced a number of classic rock albums from such artists as AC/DC, DEF LEPPARD, BRYAN ADAMS and FOREIGNER. In other ...

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NO ONE Taking Pre-Orders For DVD

Chicago-based metallers NO ONE are currently taking pre-orders for a self-produced DVD containing footage from the group's appearances on the Ozzfest and Pledge of Allegiance tours and "everything in between," according to a posting on their web site. "This DVD includes music videos, band interviews, road stories, live footage, unreleased new material ...

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Former BUCKCHERRY Singer To Open For THE WHO In Japan

Former BUCKCHERRY singer Josh Todd will be opening for THE WHO at two Japanese festival dates in late July. Todd will be warming up for Roger Daltrey and Co. on Saturday, July 24 at the Yokohama Festival and on Sunday, July 25 at the Osaka Festival. Todd released his solo debut, "You Made Me", in ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Rehearsing With New Guitarist

CANNIBAL CORPSE bassist Alex Webster has issued a statement regarding the recent news that the group's longtime guitarist Jack Owen has left the band. Alex's statement reads as follows: "Hey everybody, Alex from CANNIBAL here. I just wanted to update everyone on how we've been doing since Jack quit the band last week. We are ...

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VAN HALEN: First Tour Openers Announced

According to a posting on their official web site, Philadelphia-based "classic rock" band SILVERTIDE will be opening for VAN HALEN on the first leg of their tour. Meanwhile, Jacksonville, Florida's SHINEDOWN have been announced as the support act for VAN HALEN between July 19 and August 20. As previously reported, SILVERTIDE have also ...

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ARCH ENEMY Apologize For Dropping Off MACHINE HEAD Tour

Sweden's ARCH ENEMY have issued the following statement regarding the cancellation of their participation in the MACHINE HEAD-headlined "Weapons of Mass Destruction" U.S. tour: "As previously reported, ARCH ENEMY have dropped off the current MACHINE HEAD US tour. To the fans that were expecting to see ARCH ENEMY perform at these shows, the band offers ...

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