RUFFIANS To Reunite For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD Festival

RUFFIANS, the band that featured in its ranks late VICIOUS RUMORS frontman Carl Albert, will be reuniting for the first time in 15 years for Germany's Bang Your Head Festival on June 25-26. Other bands set to appear at the festival include ALICE COOPER, QUEENSRĊ¸CHE, UFO, ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT and DEATH ANGEL. The band will also ...

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UNJUST Added To San Francisco Show On VANS WARPED Tour

San Francisco Bay Area's UNJUST have been added to the San Francisco show on the Vans Warped tour. The show will take place on July 3 on Piers 30/32 and will feature UNJUST on the Ernie Ball stage. Other bands appearing on the Ernie Ball stage include MINUS VINCE, THE SLICKS and STILL LIFE PROJECTOR. ...

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ILL NINO, FLAW Schedule 'Rockline' Appearance

ILL NINO and FLAW will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, May 24. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, check ...

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SALEM Interview To Air Tomorrow

Israeli Internet portal Tapuz will broadcast a live interview with death/black metallers SALEM on Wednesday, May 19 at 6:00 p.m. CET (7:00 p.m. Israeli time). The band will discuss their relationship BURZUM's Varg Vikernes and MAYHEM's Euronymous and will answer fans' questions. Fans can send interview questions to [email protected] (please provide your name and location). ...

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EVEN VAST Sign With CRUZ DEL SUR MUSIC

Long-running Italian doom melodic band EVEN VAST have inked a deal with Cruz Del Sur Music. The group are in the process of completing their recording studio (H-Sound Studio), and will start recording the new album in August. Mastering duties will be handled at Mastersound Studio in Fellbach, Germany. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to "Outsleeping" will ...

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Denmark's STARRATS To Release Debut CD In June

Copenhagen, Denmark-based hard rock band STARRATS have completed work on their debut album, "Broken Halo", for a June release through Italy's Adrenaline Records. The group, who feature in their ranks former members of such acts as PUSH, FURY and THE BLACK ROSE, describe their sound as a mixture of "the great melody, feel and musicianship ...

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WIDOW Begin Work On Sophomore Album

Raleigh, NC-based melodic metal band WIDOW have entered the studio to record their sophomore album, tentatively due in early 2005. Commented guitarist Cristof: "We have made a few changes since [our debut album] 'Midnight Strikes'. I think people who like the first album will enjoy this, but we definately have a few suprises. I can ...

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