BLUDGEON Enter Studio To Record New Album

Chicago-based metallers BLUDGEON entered the studio earlier this week to continue work on a new album, tentatively due later in the year. Click here to see pictures from the studio. BLUDGEON were the first signing to MANOWAR's Magic Circle Music and had their debut album produced by MANOWAR bassist Joey DeMaio. A live ...

Read more

MINDGRINDER To Support TESTAMENT In Oslo

Norwegian extreme metal band MINDGRINDER, featuring ex-SOURCE OF TIDE drummer/keyboardist Cosmocrator, will be opening for TESTAMENT on June 10 at Rockefeller in Oslo. Also appearing on the bill will be NOCTURNAL BREED. MINDGRINDER issued their debut album, "MindTech", last month through Nocturnal Art Productions. The CD was recorded in December 2002 at Akkerhaugen Lydstudio (EMPEROR, ...

Read more

THE HOLLYWOOD ALLSTARS: Live Dates Announced

THE HOLLYWOOD ALLSTARS, the new band featuring Jeff Pilson (ex-DOKKEN, DIO) on bass, Chas West (ex-BONHAM, LYNCH MOB) on vocals, Alan Krigger (ex-GIUFFRIA, HOUSE OF LORDS) and Vinny Appice (DIO, ex-BLACK SABBATH) on drums, and Carlos Cavazo (ex-QUIET RIOT) on guitar, have announced the following dates during May/June: May 21 - Tarzana, CA @ Paladino's ...

Read more

STATIC-X: European Tour Dates Announced

STATIC-X have announced the following European tour dates during June: Jun. 04 - Rock Im Park – Nurnberg, GER Jun. 05 – Download – Donington, UK Jun. 06 - Rock Am Ring - Nurburgring, GER Jun. 09 - Super Bock Super Rock – Lisbon, POR Jun. 11 - Aerodrome Festival - AUT Jun. 14 – ...

Read more

HENRY ROLLINS' Radio Show To Go Weekly

Punk rock icon Henry Rollins will be taking over the airwaves of Los Angeles' Indie 103.1 on Mondays in the 7 to 9 p.m. slot beginning on June 7. Rollins will reportedly offer opinions and music from his own collection on the program, which debuted on May 17. To listen in, click here. ...

Read more

ROSE TATTOO Guitarist To Sit Out European Tour

ROSE TATTOO guitarist Pete Wells has announced that he will not be able to accompany the band on their European tour this summer due to his ongoing battle with prostate cancer, with which he was diagnosed two years ago. "Pete would like to thank all his friends and fans for their enthusiasm and support over ...

Read more

METALLICA Honored At ASCAP's POP MUSIC AWARDS

METALLICA were honored at performing rights groups ASCAP's annual Pop Music Awards, held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Tuesday (May 18), according to Reuters. ASCAP bestowed its Creative Voice Award on "Lars Ulrich and METALLICA," according to the citation, for the group's "artistic career achievements and for their work as advocates for all creatives." ...

Read more