ULI JON ROTH: No Technical Mishaps At Ventura Show

The following message was posted at the official web site of legendary guitarist Uli Jon Roth: "[Uli Jon Roth] played the Ventura Theater in Ventura, California [Friday night, Aug. 27]. Contrary to the previous evening the show went smoothly and without any technical mishaps. The front-of-house sound was superb and was being matched by the ...

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THE HAUNTED To Film New Video This Weekend

Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED will be filming the first video from their upcoming album, "rEVOLVEr", on Saturday, September 4 at an undisclosed location in Sweden. The group are currently seeking fans who are interested in attending the video shoot. For more information, write to [email protected] or visit www.the-haunted.com. THE HAUNTED's fourth album, "rEVOLVEr", ...

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DIO, ANTHRAX, FIREBALL MINISTRY: First Tour Dates Announced

The first couple of dates have been announced for the forthcoming U.S. featuring DIO, ANTHRAX and FIREBALL MINISTRY. They are as follows: Sep. 28 - Northern Lights – Clifton Park, NY (ANTHRAX only?) Oct. 01 - The Palladium - Worcester, MA (w/ MOTÖRHEAD) Oct. 02 - Beacon Theatre – New York, NY More dates will ...

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IRON MAIDEN Manager Confirms Plans For 'Early Years' DVD

IRON MAIDEN manager, Rod Smallwood of the Sanctuary Music Group, has confirmed via the band's official web site that plans exist for MAIDEN to issue a new DVD in the fall. "You guys are always on the ball, and yes the rumours are correct," Smallwood writes. "There will be a MAIDEN DVD out in the ...

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METALLICA Want Early 'St. Anger' Tracks To Come Out

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield has told Launch Radio Networks that he hopes that some of the early material the band recorded at The Presidio (a rented barrack at an army base) in San Francisco originally meant for the "St. Anger" album will eventually be released: "We were thinking about [putting some of the material out ...

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BLASTMASTERS: Debut Demo Available For Download

BLASTMASTERS, the Florida-based death metal band led by former DIABOLIC/UNHOLY GHOST drummer Lee "Aantar" Coates, have completed work on their debut self-titled demo at D.O.W. Studios with producer Juan "Punchy" Gonzalez (MORBID ANGEL, UNHOLY GHOST). The complete track listing for the demo is as follows: 01. Digital Control (mp3) 02. The Beheadings (

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