RAISE HELL Sign With BLACK LODGE RECORDS

Swedish death/thrashers RAISE HELL have inked a worldwide, multi-album deal with Black Lodge Records. "We have the impression that Black Lodge understands our philosophy best and we feel like joining a great family," the band write in a statement. "We know that it has been a long time between the albums but one of the ...

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NIKKI SIXX: VINCE Sounds 'Amazing' On New MÖTLEY CRÜE Demos

MÖTLEY CRÜE/BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist Nikki Sixx has confirmed an online report that he is currently recording new material with CRÜE singer Vince Neil. "Been doing alot of songwriting for both BRIDES and MÖTLEY," Sixx writes in a posting to the "Diary" section of CRÜE's official web site. "I'm in [Las] Vegas with Vince right ...

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DEF LEPPARD: 'Best Of' CD Details Revealed

More information has been released regarding the upcoming DEF LEPPARD compilation album, "Best of Def Leppard", due in October via Island/Def Jam and Universal/Mercury. Described as "an updated 'replacement' version" of the band's previous greatest-hits compilation, "Vault" (1995), the new collection will be released in North America under the title "Super Vault". There will be ...

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