GREAT WHITE To Continue Touring With Replacement Guitarist

According to the New York Daily News, GREAT WHITE singer Jack Russell is wasting no time in scouting for a replacement for guitarist Ty Longley, who died after a pyrotechnics display got out of control in Rhode Island on Thursday. "I personally would like to express my heartfelt condolences to those families of the loved ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION Cancel Dates After Frontwoman Falls Ill

Holland's WITHIN TEMPTATION have been forced to cancel a couple of shows on their current European tour with PARADISE LOST after frontwoman Sharon den Adel was taken ill and was unable to perform. Cancelled dates include those in Oslo (Feb. 21) and Stockholm (Feb. 22). An announcement regarding tonight's show (Feb. 23) in Malmö, Sweden ...

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ONE MINUTE SILENCE To Release New EP

Britain's ONE MINUTE SILENCE will release a new EP, "We Bounce", on March 31 through Taste Media, a joint venture between Dennis Smith at Sawmills Studios in Cornwall, U.K. and Safta Jaffery at SJP Producer Management. "We Bounce" is the follow-up to the "Revolution" EP, and is released on CD and 7". The CD features ...

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ROSTOK VAMPIRES Complete New Demo, Seek Record Deal

Reunited '90s German punk/thrash outfit ROSTOK VAMPIRES, one of the first acts to get signed to then-freshly-launched Nuclear Blast Records, have completed work on a new four-song demo, titled "In The Pitch". The band, who have written 15 new tracks since reforming last year, are currently seeking a record deal. ...

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LULLACRY Debut At Finnish #9!

LULLACRY's new album, "Crucify My Heart", entered the Finnish charts at position #9. View the whole chart here. "Crucify My Heart" will receive a continental European release on March 17 through Century Media Records, while an American release is slated for April 8. "Crucify My Heart" is LULLACRY's first album with new vocalist ...

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PRAYING MANTIS: The Journey Goes On

Legendary NWOBHM act PRAYING MANTIS have finalized the track listing for their new album, "The Journey Goes On", due in late April through Frontiers Records. It is as follows: 01. Tonight 02. The Escape 03. The Journey Goes On 04. Silent War 05. Beat Within 06. Hold On For Love 07. If Tomorrow Never Comes ...

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Ex-DEATH, MALEVOLENT CREATION Members Get Green Light To Record DEATH Tribute CD

Former DEATH/TESTAMENT guitarist James Murphy, ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION/SUFFOCATION drummer Dave Culross, ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION vocalist Brett Hoffmann and CKY guitarist Deron Miller are going ahead with their previously announced plans to record a DEATH tribute CD to benefit Murphy and the family of late DEATH frontman Chuck Schuldiner. "James Murphy got the OK from [Chuck's ...

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ROYAL HUNT Singer To Lay Down Tracks In Early March

American singer John West will fly to Denmark March 2-11 to record the vocals for the new ROYAL HUNT album, "Eye Witness", due in late May. "Eye Witness" is the follow-up to 2001's "The Mission", a concept album based on Ray Bradbury's "The Martian Chronicles", and is the third full-length CD to feature West (discounting ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's DURST: Captured In New York

Several photos of LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst walking to his car on Madison Avenue in New York City on Friday, Feb. 21 have been posted online at this location. Durst is in town overseeing the mixing process for LIMP BIZKIT's new album, "Bipolar", due on May 13 through Interscope Records. Veteran producer/mixer ...

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