THE WILDHEARTS Cancel "Secret" London Gig

THE WILDHEARTS have cancelled their appearance at the Hope & Anchor in Islington, London, this Thursday, July 18th. Says mainman Ginger: "We cancelled the gig because of lack of honor between artist and venue. The H&A agreed to have the show billed as a secret gig, for the hardcore fans only. When they decided to ...

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DEEDS: UK Dates Announced

Britain's DEEDS (formerly DIRTY DEEDS) have lined up several UK dates before they make their Japanese live debut in early September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Aug. 09 - Swindon, UK @ Queen's Tap Aug. 24 - Bradford, UK@ Rio Aug. 30 - London, UK@ Underworld Support at all shows will come from SEVEN DEADLY ...

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SAXON Classics To Be Reissued

SAXON's Forever Free and Solid Ball of Rock, two classics from the NWOBHM band, will shortly be reissued by SPV/Steamhammer Records in a special package containing extra cuts not found on the original release. Solid Ball of Rock will come with the two original Japanese-only bonus tracks, "Requiem (We Will Remember)" (single version) and "Reeperbahn ...

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EVERGREY Line Up European Shows

Swedish "progressive power metal" band EVERGREY have lined up the following dates during July/August: Jul. 27 - Storsjöyran, SWE @ Parkscenen Aug. 04 – Wacken, GER @ Wacken Open Air Aug. 30 - Gothenburg, SWE @ Kåren Aug. 31 – Stockholm, SWE @ Klubben As previously reported, EVERGREY are scheduled to begin recording ...

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EXMORTEM Prepare To Record New CD

Danish death metallers EXMORTEM will enter Antfarm studios on September 2nd to record the follow-up to Berzerker Legions for an early 2003 release through Osmose Productions. According to the band, "there is no doubt that this will again be a great step forward for EXMORTEM! The new material is both stronger and more unique than ...

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DEATH ACROSS AMERICA 2002: Dates Unveiled

The dates for this year's installment of the Death Across America tour, featuring KATAKLYSM, DIVINE EMPIRE, MISERY INDEX, and BEYOND THE EMBRACE, have been announced. They are as follows: Jul. 27 - Milwaukee, WI @ Us Cellular Arena Jul. 29 - Ft. Collins, CO @ Starlight Jul. 30 - Salt Lake City, UT @ X-Scape ...

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Former MSG Frontman Announces New CD, Live Appearances

SILVER, the new British/German all-star project featuring Gary Barden (ex-MSG, vocals), Bernie Torme (ex-OZZY OSBOURNE/GILLAN/DESPERADO, guitars), Don Airey (ex-MSG/ TEN), Michael Voss (ex-CASANOVA/currently in DEMON DRIVE, bass) and Marco Minnemann (ex-H-BLOCKX drums), will issue their new album, entitled Dreammachines, in September through Point Music Records. In other news, Voss and Barden will accompany CROWN OF ...

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AC/DC Frontman's "HELEN OF TROY" Musical To Premier In March

Helen of Troy, an action-filled love story/musical based on Greek mythology that features brand new material composed by AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson, is scheduled to premier at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall in Sarasota, Florida during the week of March 20-25, 2003. As previously reported, Johnson is working with British composer Brendan Healy and ...

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