JUDAS PRIEST: More European Tour Dates Revealed

JUDAS PRIEST are currently booking several arena gigs throughout Europe in between their previously announced festival dates. The latest additions to the band's growing itinerary are concerts in Berlin (Jun. 8) and Oberhausen (Jun. 13). PRIEST's European tour itinerary is shaping up as follows: Jun. 05 – Bologna, ITA @ Gods of Metal Jun. 08 ...

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SINNERS BLEED Secure Distribution Deal For Full-Length Debut

German technical death metal band SINNERS BLEED have inked a deal with Twilight distribution for the release of their full-length debut, "From Womb To Tomb". The album is expected to be issued worldwide on February 23. "From Womb To Tomb" track listing : 01. Agony Of Self Denial 02. The Ludo Game 03. Deathbringer 04. ...

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RAUNCHY: Free Downloads Available

Two full-length MP3s ("I Get What I See" and "Watch Out") from the sophomore RAUNCHY album, "Confusion Bay", have been posted online at the group's official web site. "Confusion Bay" is scheduled for release in the U.S. on March 9 through Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2002's highly acclaimed "Velvet Noise" was ...

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Report: GUNS N' ROSES May Sue To Block 'Greatest Hits' Album

GUNS N' ROSES may pursue legal action to block the release of the upcoming "Greatest Hits" CD, according to Billboard magazine. The band, led by Axl Rose, did not give their consent for "Greatest Hits" CD to move forward and is contemplating the possibility of suing Geffen Records to prevent the album from coming out, ...

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MISTRESS OF REALITY Drummer To Join STRATOVARIUS?

Speculation is running rampant that STRATOVARIUS leader Timo Tolkki is focusing his attention on Simona Bressi (a.k.a. Jill Ward) from the Los Angeles-based BLACK SABBATH cover band MISTRESS OF REALITY (web site) as a possible replacement for of Jörg Michael in the new STRATOVARIUS lineup. Rumors of Bressi's addition to the group were ...

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HALLOWS EVE Reunite!

Steve Cannon, editor-in-chief of the world's oldest and longest running Internet-based music magazine Vibrations of Doom, has joined the reunited Atlanta thrash band HALLOWS EVE. "It all started with an interest in getting an interview with HALLOWS EVE," explained Steve. "Tommy Stewart and I discussed what it would take to get this band back together. ...

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DEATH ANGEL Set U.S. Release Date For 'The Art Of Dying'

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL have set a May 4 U.S. release date through Nuclear Blast Records for their much-anticipated comeback album, "The Art of Dying". The CD will arrive in Europe and South America one week earlier (April 27). The group's first CD since 1990's "Act III" was recorded at SF ...

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EINHERJER Split!

Norway's EINHERJER have officially called it a day. The following is the group's statement on the matter: "After 11 years, 4 albums and 2 mini-albums, we've decided to split up EINHERJER. We feel that we've made the album we wanted with 'Blot' and therefore a journey of 11 years has come to an end. We ...

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