RUPTURED: First Single Posted Online

United Arab Emirates metallers RUPTURED have just released their first "official" single, entitled "The Final Hour". Download the track at this location. RUPTURED are currently working on their debut full-length album, tentatively due in September. The band's lineup is as follows: Joe Akkawi (lead guitar), Basel Anabtawi (vocals), Zayd Rauf (rhythm guitar, backing ...

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KISS: VH1 Special To Air In June

According to KissKollector.com, VH1 is working on a new KISS special, "When Kiss Ruled The World". The one-hour show will air in June, to coincide with the kick-off of KISS' U.S. summer tour with POISON. Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons, plus original KISS roadie Peter "Moose" Oreckinto ('73-76), as well as KISS Kollector ...

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LILLIAN AXE Confirm Final Show With Singer RON TAYLOR

LILLIAN AXE have posted the following message on their official web site: "All you lucky German fans — start making your plans to see LILLIAN AXE play the Bang Your Head Festival on June 25th and 26th with the one and only Ron Taylor up front and center, for the last time. The AXE was ...

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PANTHEON I Complete Drum Tracks For New Album

PANTHEON I, the Norwegian extreme metal band featuring vocalist/guitarist Andrè Kvebek (1349), guitarist John Espen Sagstad (ABIOTIC) and drummer Eirik Renton (SARKOM), have completed work on the drum tracks for their debut full-length album, tentatively due before the end of the year. The as-yet-untitled effort is expected to contain 10 brand-new songs. Audio samples of ...

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MASTERPLAN Singer JORN LANDE: Solo Album Charts In Norway, Sweden

MASTERPLAN vocalist Jorn Lande (ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) reached position No. 64 on the Norwegian charts with his third solo album, "Out to Every Nation" (AFM Records). The CD has also debuted on the Swedish charts at position No. 84. Joining Lande in the recording lineup for the new effort were bassist Magnus Rosèn (HAMMERFALL), guitarist Jørn ...

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RAGNAROK: Tour Dates Announced

Norwegian black metallers RAGNAROK have lined up the following dates during the coming months: May 26 – Moscow, RUS @ TBA May 29 – Fredrikstad, NOR @ Månefestivalen Jun. 26 – Oslo, NOR @ John Dee (A Night Of Unholy Black Metal) Aug. 21 – Oslo, NOR @ Elveblest In addition, RAGNAROK have announced plans ...

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TED NUGENT's Wife Speaks in Support Of The Second Amendment

Shemane Nugent, wife of veteran rocker Ted Nugent, was the featured speaker at the Second Amendment Sisters rally, held on Sunday (May 9) in Washington, D.C. The Second Amendment Sisters rally was staged in response to the anti-gun Million Mom March, which was billed as the kickoff to the "Halt the Assault" tour, a nationwide ...

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