CORNERSTONE Prepare To Record Third Album

CORNERSTONE, the project featuring ROYAL HUNT bassist Steen Mogensen and ex-RAINBOW/current YNGWIE MALMSTEEN vocalist Doogie White, are in the process of putting ideas together for the group's third album, tentatively due in the fall. Says Doogie: "Once again, Steen and I are exchanging new ideas. I think maybe this time we will go for a ...

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DORO Announces Upcoming Gigs

German singer DORO has announced the following dates during the coming months: Mar. 07 - Speyer, GER @ Halle 101 Mar. 15 - Radebeul, GER @ Megadrom Apr. 12 – Balingen, GER @ Bang Your Head Revisited Jul. 04 - Nehren, GER @ Biker Festival Jul. 05 - Kemnath, GER @ TBA Jul. 06 – ...

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DIMENSION ZERO Confirmed For Germany's PARTY.SAN OPEN AIR FESTIVAL

Sweden's DIMENSION ZERO — featuring IN FLAMES guitarist Jesper Strömblad (on bass), ex-IN FLAMES axeman Glenn Ljungström, ex-MARDUK vocalist Jocke Göthberg, LUCIFERION/DIABOLIQUE drummer Hasse Nilsson, and PATHOS guitarist Daniel Antonsson — have been confirmed to appear at this year's Party.San Open Air Festival, set to take place Aug. 7-9 in Bad Berka, Germany. Other acts ...

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YES Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK 2003 Festival

Progressive rock supergroup YES the latest act to have been confirmed for the 12th annual Sweden Rock festival, scheduled to take place Jun. 6-8, 2003 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of acts currently set to perform at the event is as follows: TWISTED SISTER MOTÖRHEAD QUEENSRŸCHE URIAH HEEP BLIND GUARDIAN JETHRO TULL Y&T YES ...

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WITHERING SURFACE To Support IN FLAMES In Turkey

Danish metallers WITHERING SURFACE will support IN FLAMES at a one-off date in Istanbul, Turkey in mid-March. The group will also embark on a short German tour in April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 29. – Istanbul, TUR @ TBA (w/ IN FLAMES) Apr. 17. – Erfurt, GER @ TBA Apr. 18. – TBA, ...

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GRAVEWORM Set Release Date For New Album

Italian "gothic black metal" act GRAVEWORM have set Jul. 23 as the release date through Nuclear Blast Records for their fourth album. The as-yet-untitled CD will be recorded at Stage One studio in Bühne, Germany in March/April with producer Andy Classen. ...

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100 DEMONS Record New Material

Connecticut's 100 DEMONS, featuring new singer Pete Morcey (formerly of HIGHER FORCE/FORCED REALITY), recently demoed some new material at Planet Z studios with producer Zeuss (HATEBREED, SHADOWS FALL). The group will be performing the following live dates during January/February: Jan. 31 - El N Gee - New London, CT (w/ HATEBREED) Feb. 07 - The ...

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LIVING COLOUR: Upcoming Gigs Announced

LIVING COLOUR, freshly signed to Sanctuary Records, have announced the following dates during January/February: Jan. 16 - San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall buy tickets Jan. 19 - Santa Ana, CA @ Galaxy Feb. 14 - New Haven, CT @ Toad's Place ...

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ZWAN Cover IRON MAIDEN Classic On Upcoming Single

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS mainman Billy Corgan's new band, ZWAN, have recorded a cover of the IRON MAIDEN classic "Number of the Beast" for inclusion on their upcoming "Honestly" single. The three-track CD will also feature the non-album track "Freedom Ain't What It Used To Be". ZWAN, whose lineup is completed by ex-PUMPKINS drummer Jimmy Chamberlin, ...

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Former DIABOLIC Members Launch UNHOLY GHOST

More changes have taken place in the DIABOLIC camp since our last update. It now appears that DIABOLIC founding members Aantar Lee Coates (drums), Paul Ouellette (vocals/bass), and Jerry Mortellaro (guitar) have decided to branch off and form a brand new band called UNHOLY GHOST, thereby allowing guitarist Brian Malone to carry on ...

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