KISS To Play Three Shows At Tokyo's Budokan

According to the German KISS fan site KissFanShop.de, KISS will play three shows at Tokyo's Budokan May 27-29. An official confirmation is still pending. As previously reported, KISS are expected to undertake an Australian tour in May, to be followed by the above-mentioned Japanese dates (and possibly a few others), and a full-scale U.S. beginning ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: 'The Art of Live' DVD Delayed

Sanctuary Records have postponed the release of the new QUEENSRŸCHE DVD, "The Art of Live", to April 6 from the previously announced March 24. No reason was given for the delay. As previously reported, the disc will contain "live and backstage footage and some special extras." No further information is available at this time. QUEENSRŸCHE's ...

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THOR To Embark On Canadian Tour

Canadian metal legend THOR will be embarking on a short East Coast tour earky next month in support of his new CD, "Beast Women From The Center Of The Earth". Joining him on the road will be world-famous artist Mick Hoffman and Frank Soda. Described as Thor's "best CD ever," "Beast Women From The Center ...

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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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