COLD To Hold Listening Party For 'Year Of The Spider'

COLD will be holding a listening party for their new album, "Year of the Spider", the evening of Saturday, Jan. 18,in Los Angeles California, according to the group's official web site. The event is free and all COLD fans are invited. To attend this special event — which will include a personal appearance by COLD ...

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GRAVE Confirmed For New Jersey's MARCH METAL MELTDOWN V

Swedish death metal pioneers GRAVE will make their triumphiant return to the U.S. at this year's March Metal Meltdown V, set to take place Mar. 7-8 at The Cricket Club in Irvington, New Jersey. They will be supporting their newest release, "Back From The Grave", due in stores Jan. 28 via Century Media Records. Also ...

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Former WHITESNAKE Guitarist Announces Solo Dates

Former WHITESNAKE guitarist Micky Moody has announced four U.K. dates with his MICKY MOODY BAND, also featuring Paul Williams (vocals), Roy Shipston (keyboards, vocals), Henry Spinetti (drums), and Pete Reece (bass). The dates are as follows: Jan. 30 - Silkstone Lodge, Cone Lane, Silkstone, Barnsley Jan. 31 - Flower Pot, Derby Feb. 01 - Rock ...

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Y&T Frontman To Record Live Album With Solo Band

Y&T mainman Dave Meniketti and his solo band, aptly dubbed MENIKETTI, will be recording a live CD during their Japanese tour at the end of the month. "Should be a good one & hopefully it will really get the emotion & energy across in a raw & 'real' way," the guitarist wrote on his official ...

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LULLACRY Set European Release Date For 'Crucify My Heart'

Finland's LULLACRY have set March 17 as the continental European release date through Century Media Records for their new album, "Crucify My Heart". A U.S. release date has yet to be announced. "Crucify My Heart" will be released in Finland on Feb. 17 through Spinefarm Records. A single, "Don't Touch The Flame", will precede the ...

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ORODRUIN To Release Debut

U.S. traditional doom metallers ORODRUIN will release their debut album, "Epicurean Mass", in February through Austria's Psychedoomelic Records. Psychedoomelic Records founder Mark Hegedus is known for his long-running publication Psychedelic Fanzine (known among doom enthusiasts as "the doom Bible"). A summer tour to support the album is currently being discussed. In other news, ORODRUIN will ...

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AC/DC: Reissue Update!

More details have been revealed about the forthcoming AC/DC reissues that will kick off the band's new deal with Epic/Sony Music. CDs : The first three waves of CDs are confirmed as follows: February 18th: Back In Black Live High Voltage Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap Highway To Hell March 25th: The Razor's Edge Who ...

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DESTRUCTION To Embark On First-Ever Japanese Tour

German thrashers DESTRUCTION will play their first-ever Japanese shows on May 27-28 at Shibuya Club Quattro in Tokyo. A live album, "Alive Devastation", will be released via King Records in Japan in April/May "as a foretaste for their loyal and faithful Japanese fans, [who have] waited so long for those concerts," according to the band's ...

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