From DANGEROUS TOYS To Country Music

Dru Willis of the Abilene Reporter-News reports that fans of country singer Kevin Fowler would hardly recognize photos of him taken 15 years ago. That's when the singer of songs like "Beer, Bait and Ammo" and "100% Texan" wore long hair and played in the heavy metal band DANGEROUS TOYS. Now, Fowler hangs around with ...

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METALLICA To Guest On MTV2's 'Headbanger's Ball'

METALLICA will be the special guests on the July 10 edition of MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball". The band are expected to discuss their upcoming documentary, "Some Kind of Monster", which is scheduled to be released in small theaters in New York and San Francisco on July 9, with plans to show the movie in other U.S. ...

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NIGHTWISH: 84-Page Magazine Available From Germany's Starfacts

A special 84-page magazine dedicated to the Finnish symphonic metal band NIGHTWISH is currently available for order from Germany's Starfacts. This special German/English-language issue includes the group's complete discography, two large-size color posters and a video-CD featuring exclusive live footage taken at M'Era Luna Festival 2003 and an interview with keyboardist/mastermind Tuomas Holopainen. "Nightwish - ...

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PRETTY MAIDS To Enter Studio In The Fall

Veteran Danish hard rockers PRETTY MAIDS have posted the following message on their official web site: "As we promised recently, here is a little update on what the band is up to these days. "First of all we would like to state that, we the band do fully understand that our fans and visitors of ...

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KATAKLYSM Singer: We Want To Write Our 'Reign In Blood'

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM plan on taking most of 2005 off to write their next studio album, according to their latest newsletter. "[Take our time to write an album is] something we have never done before," said KATAKLYSM vocalist Maurizio Iacono. "Even new drummer Martin Maurais only had one month to put all his drum ...

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