RAGE: DVD Details Revealed

RAGE bassist/vocalist Peavy Wagner and guitarist Victor Smolski are currently at the Blind Guardian Studio in Germany with producer Charlie Bauerfeind (HELLOWEEN, MOTORHEAD, SAXON, BLIND GUARDIAN) completing work on their upcoming DVD, tentatively titled "From the Cradle to the Stage". The two-disc set will consist of the complete January 2004 in Bochum, Germany in 5.1 ...

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HEIR APPARENT Announce New Drummer, Begin Work On New Material

American prog-metal legends HEIR APPARENT have announced the addition of former NIGHTSHADE drummer Jeffrey McCormack to the group's ranks. The band are currently working on material for their first studio effort in nearly a decade, and will be performing a few shows stateside before the disc is released. The group's current lineup is as follows: ...

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KISS Announce Australian 'In Your Face' Dates

According to a posting at the KISS fan site KissFanShop.de, KISS have announced three very special theatre shows in Australia, known as "Kiss In Your Face". Tickets for these shows are available by invitation only, normally to only those who already purchased a ticket to a existing Australia show. KissOnline.com has made arrangement ...

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CIRCLE II CIRCLE: European Tour Dates Announced

CIRCLE II CIRCLE, the new band fronted by former SAVATAGE singer Zachary Stevens, have lined up the following dates as part of their "Summer Smack Down 2004" tour: Jun. 25 – Dessel, BEL @ Graspop Festival Jun. 26 – Munchen, GER @ Garage De luxe Jun. 27 – Affalter, GER @ Zur Linde Jun. 28 ...

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BLOWSIGHT: Video Posted Online

BLOWSIGHT, the Swedish band featuring former DRAIN STH guitarist Flavia Canel on bass, have uploaded a video for the track "Breather" in the "Media" section of their official web site. BLOWSIGHT, who are currently unsigned, still have several demo tracks available for download. Check them out: 01. Colder (mp3) 02. Bus ...

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DISBELIEF Sign With NUCLEAR BLAST

German death metallers DISBELIEF have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The group will enter the studio in the fall with producer Tue Madsen (THE HAUNTED, MNEMIC, EKTOMORF) to begin recording their sixth album, tentatively due in early 2005. DISBELIEF's fifth album, "Spreading The Rage", was released in North America last month through Nuclear ...

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MUDVAYNE Select Producer For New Album

MUDVAYNE have selected Toby Wright (KORN, ALICE IN CHAINS, SEVENDUST, SOULFLY) to produce their quartet's third, as-yet-untitled release, according to a source at Epic Records. Scheduled for this fall, the upcoming album follows the success of MUDVAYNE's first two albums — "L.D. 50" (2000) and "The End of All Things to Come" (2002) — both ...

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Ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE Singer VINCE NEIL F*<&s With Your Phone

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil has lent his voice to the new [email protected] under the Voicetones category of custom audio ringtones available only on Modtones (www.modtones.com). Neil burns his vocals onto these new ringtones available directly from handsets under Faith West's Modtones branded application sold on multiple wireless carrier networks. "Recording for ...

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