DEF LEPPARD Singer: Covers Album To Surface Next Spring

DEF LEPPARD singer Joe Elliott told 2FM (Ireland) radio host Dave Fanning on Friday (Oct. 1) that the group are planning on issuing a new, as-yet-untitled 14-song album of hits from the Seventies sometime in April/May 2005. The collection, which will include LEPPARD's versions of hits from DAVID BOWIE, ROXY MUSIC and KINKS (among others), ...

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SLUDGE: SAMAEL Guitarist's Project Launch Web Site

Swiss extreme metal act SLUDGE, featuring SAMAEL guitarist Makro, have launched their official web site at this location. SLUDGE's third full-length album, "Yellow Acid Rain", is scheduled for release in November via Denmark's Mighty Music. Described as "a mix of ENTOMBED, CELTIC FROST, CARCASS and the early material of SAMAEL," the CD was ...

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ON A PALE HORSE: New Album Track Listing Revealed

ON A PALE HORSE, the band featuring ex-SLIPKNOT guitarist Josh Brainard, have finished tracking 11 songs for their sophomore album, which will now be called "Amplify the Circle". The follow-up to "Black Is Not the Darkest Colour" was produced by Warren Riker (DOWN, CROWBAR) and is said to be "the most diverse material" the group ...

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Former HOBBS' ANGEL OF DEATH Keyboardist Joins ZAUBEREI

Former HOBBS' ANGEL OF DEATH/EDEN keyboardist Talie Hélène has joined forces with celebrity Wiccan singer Wendy Rule to provide double-bass in the project ZAUBEREI. The band also features Rule's longtime musical collaborator Rachel Samuel on cello, and is said to be "a unique exploration of Witchraft and female power." ZAUBEREI will be playing a launch ...

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GENITORTURERS To Embark On 'Halloween Tour'

Florida-based shock-rockers GENITORTURERS have announced a number of dates in October/November. The upcoming tour will concentrate on the Midwest and East Coast and includes a special appearance by GWAR on Halloween night at Philadelphia's Electric Factory. GENITORTURERS "Halloween Tour 2004": Oct. 20 - Athens, GA - 40 Watt Club Oct. 21 - Nashville, TN - ...

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