WITHIN TEMPTATION: New Song Posted Online

A demo version of WITHIN TEMPTATION's new song "It's the Fear", which will be featured on the group's new single, "Stand My Ground", has been posted online in Real Media format at this location. "Stand My Ground" is the first single off WITHIN TEMPTATION's upcoming album, "The Silent Force", due in November. The ...

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DOHENY Guitarist Continues Work On TOMMY LEE's Solo Album

DOHENY guitarist/ex-THE CULT bassist Billy Morrison has been tracking guitars at The Chop Shop for Tommy Lee's (MÖTLEY CRÜE) new record with Scott Humphrey (ROB ZOMBIE, POWERMAN 5000) in the producer's chair. There are a number of special guests on the album, and Billy has so far recorded three songs with Tommy Lee and ex-JANE'S ...

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DEF LEPPARD: No U.S. Release Planned For 'Best Of' CD

The release of the new DEF LEPPARD compilation album, "Best of Def Leppard", outside Europe/Japan has been put on hold and that there are no immediate plans for any future release, according to a posting on the band's official web site. This also applies to the DVD release. At this moment, it is impossible to ...

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DREAMTALE Finalize Track Listing For New Album

Finnish metallers DREAMTALE have finalized the track listing for their third album, "Difference", tentatively due in early 2005 via Spinefarm Records. The follow-up to last year's "Ocean's Heart" was recorded at Timo Tolkki's (STRATOVARIUS) Goldenworks studio with Tolkki producing and will be mixed at Finnvox studios by Mikko Karmila beginning on Monday, October 25. "Difference" ...

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THY MAJESTIE Part Ways With Singer, Begin Recording New CD

Vocalist Gabriele Grilli (ex-FURY 'N GRACE/DOOMSWORD) has left Italy's THY MAJESTIE due to "personal reasons," according to a posting on the group's web site. Grilli left the band during the recording sessions for their follow-up to 2002's "Hastings 1066", tentatively due in early 2005 via Scarlet Records. A replacement singer has already been found and ...

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SUPREME MAJESTY Set Release Date For New Album

Swedish melodic metallers SUPREME MAJESTY have set a February 28, 2005 release date for their third full-length album, "Elements of Creation". Artwork and layout will be done by C.A Interactive (KATATONIA, MORIFADE, AXENSTAR, SKYFIRE). SUPREME MAJESTY issued their second album, "Danger", in September 2003 through Germany's Massacre Records. Several MP3 soundclips from the CD can ...

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ANTHRAX Schedule 'Rockline' Appearance

ANTHRAX will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, November 1. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, check out

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TUNGSTEN: Recording Underway

TUNGSTEN vocalist/guitarist Al Hodge has posted the following message on the band's web site: “As of October 6th of this year Mark Talamo (drums/engineer) and myself have begun to re-record the 12 confirmed songs for the new album. From April through August of 2004, we recorded the songs, in more or less a demo state ...

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TEMPLE OF BLOOD Cover DEADLY BLESSING Classic For Debut Album

Christian thrash/power metal band TEMPLE OF BLOOD have recorded a cover version of the DEADLY BLESSING classic "Deliver Us From Evil" with vocals provided by DEADLY BLESSING's own legendary vocalist Ski. Commented the band: "The recording went exceptionally well and Ski blew us away with his vocal prowess and sheer power. It was a surreal ...

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DOORS OF THE 21ST CENTURY Prepping Live DVD

THE DOORS OF THE 21ST CENTURY, featuring former THE CULT singer Ian Astbury, are prepping a live DVD, according to Launch Radio Networks. It was recorded in Japan when the band played there in early August of 2003, and it was originally shown on MTV there. The group performed in Osaka one day and Tokyo ...

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