GEORGE LYNCH To Release Tribute To His Influences

Former DOKKEN guitarist George Lynch will be issuing a new solo album, entitled "Furious George", in April through Shrapnel Records. "It is a compilation of sometimes-obscure songs that were inspirational to me growing up playing guitar," George said. Songs set to appear on the CD are: 01. Blood of the Sun (MOUNTAIN) 02. Precious and ...

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KREATOR Complete Rough Versions Of Seven New Songs

The following update was posted at KREATOR's official web site: "The songwriting process of the new KREATOR album is slowly but surely taking form! Those who've already heard some material describe it as complex, intense, fast, violent and melodic." Commented KREATOR guitarist/vocalist Mille Petrozza: "Dear friends. Writing and arranging a new record is always exciting, ...

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RICKY WARWICK To Attend Tattoo Contest

Former THE ALMIGHTY frontman Ricky Warwick is tentatively scheduled to make an appearance at the The 2nd Annual Saints and Sinners Tattoo Contest being sponsored by Harry's Tattoo Shop (web site). The event, which will benefit "A Little Life", is slated to take place June 19 at Harry's Tattoo Shop (2333 Riverside Drive) ...

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SADUS: More European Tour Dates Announced

More details have been revealed about SADUS' upcoming European tour, which is scheduled to kick off in early April. The group's itinerary is shaping up as follows: Mar. 27 - San Francisco, CA - Avalon Ballroom (w/ TESTAMENT, DEATH ANGEL) Apr. 02 - Thessiloniki, GRE - Mylos Xilourgio Apr. 03 - Athens, GRE - An ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist To Embark On Solo Tour

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Buckethead (who is rumored to no longer be a member of the Axl Rose-fronted combo) will be opening for the band PARTICLE on the following dates: Mar. 31 - Milwaukee, WI @ Eagles Club Apr. 01 - Minneapolis, MN @ Cabooze On West Bank Apr. 02 - Madison, WI @ Luthers ...

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MOONSORROW: Finnish Dates Announced

Finnish "epic heathen metallers" MOONSORROW have announced several Finnish dates during the coming months. As previously reported, MOONSORROW will play their first-ever gig outside Finland on May 4 at the Gothica 4 Festival in Hungary. Also scheduled to perform are ƁRNYAK, DYING WISH, CHRISTIAN EPIDEMIC, and NEVERGREEN. For more information (in Hungarian), click

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DEF IGNITION: SKINLAB Side-Project To Post Music Online

DEF IGNITION, the San Francisco Bay Area-based band led by SKINLAB's Steev Esquivel, will be making two demo songs available for streaming via their official web site (currently under construction) beginning tonight (March 15). The tracks "Lost Memories" and "By a Thread" were both recorded with Chris Hanson (TECHNOCRACY, PRIMATE, MACHINE HEAD) and ...

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DUNGEON Hard At Work Recording Two Albums

Australian melodic power metal band DUNGEON are currently at R&R Recordings Studio working on two full-length albums: the follow-up to last year's "A Rise To Power" album, entitled "One Step Beyond", and a re-recording of their 1999 Australian debut, "Resurrection". A short sound clip of the demo version of the new track "Against the Wind" ...

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