AEROSMITH: 'Genie Joe' Arcade-Style Game Available Online

"Genie Joe and the Axeman", a fast-paced, arcade-style free online game features Joe Perry, famed guitarist with AEROSMITH, as a dark but irreverent animated genie who can be magically summoned to help the intrepid saucier Chef Anthony. The brave little Chef dashes about fantastic landscapes scooping up ingredients to make Joe Perry's spicy hot sauce, ...

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BLOWSIGHT: New Live Dates Announced

BLOWSIGHT, the Swedish band featuring former DRAIN STH guitarist Flavia Canel on bass, have lined up the following dates during the coming weeks: Mar. 13 - Alcazar / Nalen – Stockholm, SWE Mar. 31 - Pub Anchor – Stockholm, SWE (video release party "Breather") Apr. 17 - Underjord – Stockholm, SWE May 15 - The ...

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AETERNUS Name New Album

AETERNUS mainman Ares has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Yes, well, this is not something huge really... Considering the fact that we are basically into making new songs and so forth and nothing else I guess we should share whatever we do within our work, making songs for our 6th ...

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DESTINY: In-Store Appearance Cancelled

Long-running Swedish metal band DESTINY have cancelled their previously announced March 15 in-store appearance/performance at CD-Specialisten in Gothenburg, Sweden. No reason was given for the cancellation. As previously reported, DESTINY recently shot a video for the track "In the Shadow of the Rainbow" off "Future Of The Past". The CD was recorded at the band's ...

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CHIMAIRA Book Studio Time For DEATH Tribute

CHIMAIRA will be entering Spider Studios on March 22 to record some music from the DEATH albums "Symbolic" and "Human" for the upcoming tribute CD "Within The Mind - In Homage To The Musical Legacy Of Chuck Schuldiner". Legendary guitarist James Murphy (TESTAMENT, DEATH, OBITUARY) will be handling the production duties alongside CHIMAIRA. Commented CHIMAIRA ...

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NARNIA Set Release Date For Live DVD

Swedish neo-classical metallers NARNIA have set an April 26 release date through Massacre Records for their live DVD, "At Short Notice – Live In Germany". The footage for the disc was shot in early 2003 in Owen, Germany in front of 1,800 fans. As previously reported, NARNIA have been confirmed to appear at this year's ...

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KATATONIA: 'Brave Yester Days' Delayed

Due to a printing issue which has since been resolved, KATATONIA's two-disc compilation of all of their previously out-of-print mini-CDs, plus sampler tracks from old full-length albums and one unreleased track will now be issued in the U.S. on May 5 through Century Media. It is already being sent out to stores throughout Europe and ...

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GREEN CARNATION Singer Joins TRAIL OF TEARS

Norway's TRAIL OF TEARS have posted the following message on their official web site: "We would like to inform [everyone] that after contributing on the last two albums, Kjetil Nordhus of GREEN CARNATION is now officially a full-time member of TRAIL OF TEARS! We are thrilled to announce that Kjetil will be with us both ...

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MARTY FRIEDMAN: Guest Appearances, Guitar Seminars Announced

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman played lead guitar on one song on the upcoming album, "Monster", from the Japanese heavy rock band 03. The CD will be released on March 31 via Avex Records. In other news, Friedman will be appearing at The First World Guitar Congress, held June 2-9 in Baltimore, Maryland. Other guest ...

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