Producer: IRON MAIDEN To Begin Recording This Month

IRON MAIDEN will commence the recording process for their new studio album later this month, producer Kevin Shirley has confirmed via his official web site. "Indeed, we begin recording the new IRON MAIDEN album this month, and while I appreciate [everyone's] e-mails, please rely on the official IRON MAIDEN site for updates and ...

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REB BEACH: 'WHITESNAKE's Music Runs Through My Veins'

Former DOKKEN and current WHITESNAKE guitarist Reb Beach has posted the following message via his official web site: "Well, friends... I finally got the WHITESNAKE gig. It is no secret that I have been pursuing David [Coverdale] for a long time, as WHITESNAKE's music runs through my veins. The time has come for me to ...

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DEATHRIDE Scrap Album Title, Prepare To Record

California's DEATHRIDE, the new project featuring COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara, have had a change of heart and are currently eyeing "Thirteen" as a possible title for their forthcoming debut album, tentatively due in July through Roadrunner Records. The following is Fafara's latest update on the group's current and upcoming activities: "Rehearsals started again on ...

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DOHENY Seek Bassist

DOHENY, the new group formed by ex-THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar) and PITCHSHIFTER frontman J.S. Clayden, are currently seeking a permanent bassist. "Are you between 20 and 30, look good, play bass guitar like a muthafucker and want to hear all the new DOHENY tracks?" Morrison asked via his official web site. ...

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ROCK CITY MORGUE Line Up New Orleans Gig

New Orleans, Louisiana-based ROCK CITY MORGUE, featuring former WHITE ZOMBIE bassist Sean Yseult, ex-MAN SCOUTS OF AMERICA frontman Rik Slave, and ex-SYRUP drummer Michael Brueggen, will be performing at El Matador in New Orleans on Friday, Jan. 10. Joining them on the bill will be THE SCRIPTS. ROCK CITY MORGUE recently finished recording a six-song ...

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EXCITER Add New Bassist

Canadian thrash pioneers EXCITER have announced the addition of bassist Paul Champagne to the group's lineup. The band — Champagne, recently-acquired vocalist Rob Degroot, guitarist John Ricci and drummer Rik Charron — are "currently writing new material, heavy and aggressive, in the EXCITER tradition," according to the group's official web site. "Intense rehearsals have started ...

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GBH To Hit U.S. Shores

Legendary punk rock act GBH are tentatively due to embark on a North American tour during late January/February. Exact venues and dates have yet to be announced, but the group are expected to perform alongside CIRCLE JERKS, AMAZOMBIES, THE FORGOTTEN, 46 SHORT, DAYCARE SWINDLERS and TOXIC NARCOTIC, among others. ...

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