PRIMAL FEAR To Completely Overhaul Their Sound And Image

According to a posting on their official web site, German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR have plans to completely overhaul their sound and image prior to the release of their next studio album. No details were given, but the posting adds that the band will look and sound like "PRIMAL FEAR 2005." The group had previously ...

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NIKKI SIXX: MICK MARS 'Looks Amazing'

MÖTLEY CRÜE/BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message to the "Diary" section of CRÜE's official web site: "I was with Mick [Mars, MÖTLEY CRÜE guitarist] today… He looks amazing. I can't believe he just had his hip replaced and he's already walking around crackin' jokes... Strong motherfucker.... He said thanks to ...

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CRESCENT SHIELD: Demo Recordings Available For Download

CRESCENT SHIELD, the new "high-energy power/traditional metal" band featuring the talents of vocalist Michael Grant (ONWARD), guitarist Dan Delucie (DESTINY'S END), drummer Craig Anderson (ENGINE), and bassist Melanie Sisneros (SINERGY, THE IRON MAIDENS, NEW EDEN), have posted three demo tracks at their official web site. The songs "Last Of My Kind", "Await The Champion" and ...

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Former IRON MAIDEN Singer PAUL DI'ANNO To Tour Finland

Former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di'Anno will embark on a short tour of Finland in late November/early December. The four-date trek wil reportedly be recorded, although it is not presently clear if there are any plans to release the recordings. The dates are as follows: Nov. 29 - On The Rocks – Helsinki, FIN Dec. ...

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CONNY BLOOM Jams With HANOI ROCKS Members In Stockholm

Swedish guitarist/vocalist Conny Bloom (SILVERGINGER 5, ex-ELECTRIC BOYS) jammed with Andy McCoy (HANOI ROCKS) and STEVIE KLASSON'S FAT CHANCE (featuring new HANOI ROCKS guitarist Stevie Klasson) Thursday night (Oct. 7) at Tantogården in Stockholm. Conny sang "Don't Let Me Down", "Lightning Bar Blues" and the old STATUS QUO classic "Caroline", since Conny, Andy and Stevie ...

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CHEVELLE Drummer Not Afraid Of KORN Fans

Although KORN has one of the most fanatical audiences around, CHEVELLE drummer Sam Loeffler told Launch Radio Networks that he welcomes the challenge of playing for those fans when his band opens for KORN next month. "It is actually challenging, but KORN's been around long enough now that I think the rabid fan base, that ...

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