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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KEROZENE: The Birth Of A New Swedish Metal Monster

KEROZENE, the new Swedish band featuring guitarist Niclas Engelin (PASSENGER, ex-GARDENIAN, IN FLAMES), drummer Patrik J. Sten (PASSENGER, ex-TRANSPORT LEAGUE), bassist Robert Hakemo (ex-GARDENIAN, GOOSEFLESH) and newcomer vocalist Mikael Skager, have completed work on their debut album at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden for a tentative late 2004 release through an as-yet-undetermined label. Decribing KEROZENE ...

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SLIPKNOT: CHRIS FEHN, PAUL GRAY Interviews Posted Online

Several audio clips of SLIPKNOT members Chris Fehn (percussion) and Paul Gray (bass) talking about the group's much-anticipated third full-length album, "Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)", have been posted online at the Toazted.com web site. Check them out here. "Vol. 3 (The Subliminal Verses)", which was recorded in a purportedly haunted Hollywood Hills ...

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ANDREW W.K. To Guest On NBC's 'Late Night With Conan O'Brien'

ANDREW W.K. will be making a non-musical appearance on NBC's "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" on Wednesday, May 26. Andrew will be talking about his new MTV2 show, "Your Friend, Andrew W.K.", which premieres on Saturday, May 22 at 9:00 p.m. The weekly show will feature Andrew hanging out with his fans and helping them ...

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