MARDUK To Film Promo Clips For Upcoming DVD

Sweden's MARDUK will film two promo clips during February for an upcoming DVD, tentatively due in the fall. According to a posting on the band's official web site, "the DVD will also include live appearances and other tour footage which will be recorded during the upcoming World Funeral tour." MARDUK's new CD, "World Funeral", is ...

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LACUNA COIL Line Up European Dates

Italian gothic metal combo LACUNA COIL have lined up the following European dates during February/March: Feb. 15 – Cesena, ITA @ Vidia Feb. 22 – Bergamo, ITA @ Motion Feb. 28 – Athens, GRE @ TBA Mar. 01 – Thessaloniki, GRE @ TBA Mar. 06 – Milano, ITA @ Transilvania Live Mar. 07 - Bassano ...

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NIKKI SIXX: Back In The Studio

MÖTLEY CRÜE/BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message in the "Rock'n'Roll Diary" section of CRÜE's official web site: "Thank you all for the kind words for my son. We forwarded most of them to him and it was nice for him to read your words. He's a great 'lil guy and ...

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FUELED II FIRE: Demo Available For Download

FUELED II FIRE, the new band featuring former PISSING RAZORS members Cesar Soto (guitar), Joe Rodriguez (vocals) and Mat Lynch (guitar), have posted two demo tracks via their official web site at this location. The tracks — "Colossal" and "Taboo" — come off a four-song demo that was recently completed with producer/engineer Ben ...

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PARADISE LOST Confirmed For England's BLOODSTOCK FESTIVAL 2003

PARADISE LOST are the latest British act to have been confirmed for this year's Bloodstock Festival, a two-day event set to take place Aug. 29-30, 2003 at the Assembly Rooms in Derby, U.K. The Yorkshire group, who recently issued their ninth studio album, "Symbol Of Life", will occupy the "special guest" slot on Saturday, Aug. ...

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FALCONER Split With Singer, Announce Replacement

Swedish melodic power metallers FALCONER have parted ways with vocalist Mathias Blad and have replaced him with DESTINY frontman Kristoffer Göbel. According to the band's official web site, Kristoffer is "not a Mathias wannabe but [has] his own style, which also gives the band a chance to evolve." Blad, who left the band due to ...

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MANOWAR Seek Acts For Label Imprint

MANOWAR's Magic Circle Music label imprint are asking all unsigned metal bands to please submit their CD, photos, bio, phone and e-mail to the following address: Magic Circle Music PO Box 7214 Auburn, NY 13021 USA For more information, visit Magic Circle Music's official web site at this location. ...

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Former ANTHRAX Guitarist Lines Up European Appearances

Former ANTHRAX and current MEAT LOAF touring guitarist Paul Crook has lined up the following European appearances during January: Jan. 24: "Wetten Das" (TV variety show) in Boblingen, Germany. Hosted by Tom Hanks, Leonardo DiCaprio and Steven Speilberg. The bill is: MEAT LOAF, FAITH HILL, CHRISTINA AGUILERA and TOM JONES. Jan. 27: Theatre am Tranzbrunnen ...

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JANE SCHULDINER: New CONTROL DENIED Album Will 'Definitely' Be Released

Despite the tragic passing of CONTROL DENIED mainman Chuck Schuldiner (founder of the seminal death metal outfit DEATH) in December 2001, the surviving members of the band — bassist Steve DiGiorgio, vocalist Tim Aymar, guitarist Shannon Hamm, and drummer Richard Christy — will regroup during the coming months to complete work on the act's long-awaited ...

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DEEP PURPLE Drummer To Perform With Tribute Band

DEEP PURPLE drummer Ian Paice will be taking a break from the songwriting sessions for the new DP album to play a couple of Italian shows in February with the DEEP PURPLE tribute band GIANLUCA TAGLIAVINI. The group, who feature in their ranks guitarist Max Magagni (Ian makes an appearance on Magagni's 2001 album "Twister"), ...

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