MELDRUM Jam With LEMMY: Photos Available

MELDRUM, the Swedish band led by former PHANTOM BLUE guitarist Michelle Meldrum (wife of EUROPE axeman John Norum), have posted photos taken at their Jan. 20 gig at Club Lingerie in Hollywood, California, where they were joined by MOTÖRHEAD's Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister for a rendition of the MOTÖRHEAD classic "No Class" (a song previously covered ...

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NIGHTWISH: More Studio Photos Posted Online

Finland's NIGHTWISH have posted more photos from the recording sessions for their new album, "Once", at their official web site. Check out the slide-show at this location. As previously reported, "Once" is tentatively due in June through Spinefarm/Universal Records in Finland and Nuclear Blast in continental Europe. A release date for the ...

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GODSMACK: New Single Available For Download

The new acoustic GODSMACK single, "Running Blind", has been made available for download in MP3 format at this location. "Running Blind" comes off the group's all-acoustic EP, "The Other Side", due on March 16 through Republic/Universal Records. The set was originally intended to drop last fall, but the band decided to postpone its ...

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Australia's DAMAGED Split Up!

Australian brutal death/grind metal outfit DAMAGED have officially split up. "Matt [Sanders] Skitz told the band he has an enlarged heart which makes it physically impossible for him to play drums any more," guitarist Chris "Hilly" Hill explained in an online posting. "The other members of the band including myself were keen to continue, so ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Ringtones Available For Download

Sony Music Mobile has released four Yngwie Malmsteen ringtones for fans to download. The clips are as follows: 01. Baroque & Roll 02. Majestic Blue 03. Ship of Fools 04. Stronghold Check them out here. In other news, video footage of Malmsteen performing a live version of the track "Baroque & Roll", taken ...

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SHADOWS FALL Singer: 'New Songs Are Coming Out Amazing'

SHADOWS FALL frontman Brian Fair has posted the following message on the band's official message board: "What up everyone, "Been a busy week songwriting wise. I hit Planet Z on Saturday [Feb. 21] to lay down some rough vocal ideas over the demos that the band recorded last week. For live demos the sound quality ...

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