MACHINE HEAD Bassist Joins VIO-LENCE For MILWAUKEE METALFEST Set

MACHINE HEAD bassist Adam Duce filled in for regular four-stringer Deen Dell during VIO-LENCE's five-song set at the Milwaukee Metalfest this past weekend. The group's entire set list was as follows: 01. Eternal Nightmare 02. Kill On Command 03. Calling In The Coroner 04. Phobophobia 05. T.D.S. (Take It As You Will) Dell was reportedly ...

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DEF LEPPARD Schedule Online Chats

DEF LEPPARD frontman Joe Elliott will participate in an online chat at USAToday.com on Friday, August 2nd at 6:00 PM ET. The chat will take approximately half an hour. On Tuesday, July 30th, guitarist Phil Collen will answer questions that can be submitted at WashingtonPost.com. Questions have to be submitted before 1:15 PM ET. After ...

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MURDER ONE: We Will Carry On!

Britain's MURDER ONE have announced plans to carry on despite late frontman Johnny Morrow's death. The band, who also feature ex-MEDULLA NOCTE members Paul Catten, Jammer and Mark, and current CHARGER guitarist Jim Palmer, played their first London show the day before Johnny passed away from heart failure on June 22nd. Vocalist Catten said: "In ...

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QUIET RIOT To Issue Live DVD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: QUIET RIOT SLATED FOR A LIVE DVD RELEASE QUIET RIOT, the group who made the term "Bang Your Head" a household slang, and who surprised many by setting the standard to what became an onslaught of Heavy Metal bands to come out of Los Angeles on the heels of the bands #1 ...

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DREAM EVIL To Embark On Japanese Tour

Sweden's DREAM EVIL, featuring acclaimed producer Fredrik Nordström (i.e. HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR, SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, etc.) and drummer Snowy Shaw (i.e. KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE, MEMENTO MORI, NOTRE DAME), will embark on a two-date Japanese tour in October. The details are as follows: Oct. 10 – Tokyo, JAP @ Club Quattro Oct. 11 – ...

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IRON FIRE Announce New Bassist

Danish power metallers IRON FIRE have recruited bassist Jose Cruz as the replacement for Jakob Lykkebo, who left the group earlier in the year. Spanish-born Jose originally auditioned for the guitarist position, but accepted the offer to join the band as their new bass guitarist instead. As previously reported, IRON FIRE, who issued two full-length ...

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ANGEL DUST: Is The End Near?

German power metallers ANGEL DUST appear to have imploded over ego clashes and money disagreements, causing bassist Frank Banx to announce his decision to relocate to the US and start up a new version of the group with guitarist Ritchie Wilkison and an as-yet-unnamed new drummer and singer. "ANGEL DUST is not dead," Banx proclaimed ...

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