IRON MAIDEN: New Song Available For Download!

An excellent-quality live version of the new IRON MAIDEN track "Wildest Dreams", recorded during the band's appearance at this year's Rock Am Ring festival in Nürburgring, Germany on Friday (June 6), has been posted online at this location. A studio version of "Wildest Dreams" will appear on the band's new album, "Dance Of ...

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'Rock Star' Sex Scam Suspect Acquitted

The 42-year-old Elgin, Illinois man who pretended to be a rock star to sleep with women was "immoral" and "completely reprehensible" but not guilty of rape, a 16th Circuit Court judge decided. According to testimony at his sexual assault trial, Bruce Rumery paid for a newspaper advertisement in July 2001 looking for an assistant for ...

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ORANGE GOBLIN To Enter Studio Next Month

British doomsters ORANGE GOBLIN will enter the studio on July 12 with producer Billy Anderson (CLUTCH, BRUTAL TRUTH, NEUROSIS, SLEEP) to begin recording their new album, titled "Progress Stops Here…" A late October release through Rise Above Records is expected. ...

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GRIFFIN To Support TNT In Norway

Norwegian metal act GRIFFIN will open for legendary '80s hard rockers TNT at Samfundet in Trondheim, Norway on June 20. As previously reported, GRIFFIN's third full-length album, "No Holds Barred", is set to be recorded this July at Skansen Lydstudio in Trondheim, Norway under the co-production guidance of CHILDREN OF BODOM frontman Alexi Laiho. "No ...

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IRONFIRE To Open For HANOI ROCKS In Copenhagen

Danish metallers IRONFIRE will support HANOI ROCKS at Vega in Copenhagen on Tuesday, June 10. As previously reported, IRONFIRE have spent the past few weeks at Nifilheim Studios recording and mixing their brand new demo. 11 "breathtaking tracks" were reportedly laid down, "ranging from heavy mid-tempos to full-force tracks." Six of the songs have since ...

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VEHEMENCE Name New Album

VEHEMENCE, a self-proclaimed "chaotic melodic death metal" band from Phoenix, Arizona, have set "Helping The World To See" as the title for their next album, due in early 2004 through Metal Blade Records. Among the tracks set to appear on the effort are the following: 01. Kill For God 02. Darkness is Comfort 03. You ...

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ANCIENT RITES Part Ways With Guitarist

Belgian black metal act ANCIENT RITES have parted ways with guitarist Jan "Yrkki" Örlund (ex-LACRIMOSA/PRESTIGE) due to personal differences. A replacement guitarist has yet to be announced. ANCIENT RITES recently issued a live CD and DVD, entitled "And The Hordes Stood As One". The DVD, the bulk of which consists of a live show recorded ...

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