PERZONAL WAR Announce New Bassist

Germany's PERZONAL WAR have announced the addition of bassist Sven Krauträmer (ex-AARDVARKS) to the group's ranks. "[Sven] already did a perfect job in recording the upcoming album and now we are ready to kick some asses live again!" the band write on their web site. PERZONAL WAR recently entered Gernhart studio in Siegburg to record ...

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MUDVAYNE To Embark On Headlining Tour

MUDVAYNE will set out on a headlining tour in September on a bill that will also feature POWERMAN 5000, V SHAPE MIND and FINGERTIGHT. MUDVAYNE will be touring in support of their sophomore release, last November's "The End of All Things to Come", which features the group's latest single, "World So Cold". Confirmed dates are ...

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AMARAN: New Sound Clip Posted Online

A brand new AMARAN track, titled "Inflict", has been posted online in MP3 format at this location. "Inflict" comes off the group's forthcoming sophomore effort, "Pristine In Bondage", due late summer through Listenable Records. "Pristine In Bondage" was recorded at Studio Underground in Västerås, Sweden and contains 13 new songs that the band ...

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It's Official: VELVET REVOLVER Sign With RCA RECORDS

VELVET REVOLVER, the new band featuring GUNS N' ROSES alumni Slash, Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum, David Kushner of SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and former STONE TEMPLE PILOTS frontman Scott Weiland, will sign a long-term deal with RCA Records today (Friday, August 22), according to the group's publicist. VELVET REVOLVER recently abandoned plans to issue a live ...

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ZYKLON Delay New Album, Complete Music Video

Norway's ZYKLON, the band featuring Zamoth (a.k.a. Samoth) and Trym of EMPEROR, have pushed backed the U.S. release date for their new album, "Aeon", to September 23 through Candlelight Records. No reason was given for the delay. The band recently completed a video for the track "Psyklon Aeon" and will show it at their release ...

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TWISTED SISTER Singer Says He Is In Shock Over Kin's Rubout

TWISTED SISTER singer Dee Snider told the New York Daily News Wednesday that the gangland-style slaying of his brother-in-law has left his family crushed and desperate for answers. "We're sitting here, trying to find out what happened," Snider said. "We have no clues." Vincent Gargiulo, a steelworker, was shot in the head Monday on W. ...

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