MANOWAR To Release New Single

MANOWAR will release the third single from the album Warriors Of The World to coincide with the start of their Warriors Of The World Tour 2002/2003. The single will feature the album's opening song "Call To Arms", plus two brand new MANOWAR tracks, entitled "The Dawn Of Battle" and "I Believe". The latter two cuts ...

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MOTORDOG Launch Web Site

MOTORDOG, the new Los Angeles-based band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, L.A. GUNS axeman Tracii Guns, ADEMA drummer Kris Kohl, former MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman John Corabi, have launched their official web site (currently under construction) at this location. ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist Jams With Former Bandmates

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman was briefly reunited with his former DEUCE bandmates (including ex-TENSION and current BALLISTIC mainman Tom Gattis) on September 29th in Washington, D.C. for a "furious" jam through a set of the group's "hits," according to the guitarist's official web site. For more information on DEUCE, click here. ...

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MR. BIG To Reform?

MR. BIG are rumored to be planning a reunion after Billy Sheehan sat in with guitarist Richie Kotzen and drummer Pat Torpey during the latter pair's recent trip to Japan in support of Richie's solo release. According to Melodicrock.com, things went well enough for the trio to record some tunes together, although it is presently ...

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MORTIIS Offers Update On Video, Touring Activities

Norway's MORTIIS has posted the following update via his official web site: "Even though a certain young extra beat me to it by a couple of days, I'd like to tell you that we just completed the shooting for the upcoming video of 'Mental Maelstrom (Implode)'. (Which is a slightly altered version of the original ...

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GENITORTURERS Announce Upcoming Dates

Florida's GENITORTURERS, featuring former MORBID ANGEL frontman David "Evil D" Vincent on bass, will be performing at the WJRR Extreme Hellaween Ball on Thursday, October 31st at Cairo in Orlando, Florida. Upcoming GENITORTURERS dates are as follows: Oct. 31 – Orlando, FL @ Cairo (WJRR Extreme Hellaween Ball) Nov. 01- Ft. Myers, FL @ Neptunes ...

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SATANIC SLAUGHTER To Embark On ANGELGRINDER TOUR PT. II

Swedish "black/death/thrash" metal act SATANIC SLAUGHTER will be touring Europe in March/April as part of Angelgrinder Tour Part II. Other acts for the package will be announced soon. In other news, SATANIC SLAUGHTER have been confirmed to appear at Bands Battle 2003, the "biggest underground festival in Germany". No further information is available at this ...

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TUFF To Appear On 'The Mullet Years 2'

The TUFF song "American Hair Band" is slated to appear on a Canadian compilation through Universal Records tentatively titled The Mullet Years 2. This CD will feature various tracks from MÖTLEY CRÜE, POISON, AEROSMITH, CINDERELLA, RATT, WHITESNAKE, KISS, SKID ROW, JUDAS PRIEST and more. TUFF will also appear on a seasonal CD this year called ...

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THE GATHERING EP To See Worldwide Release

Holland's THE GATHERING are planning to release their Black Light District mini-CD in Germany in mid-October. The rest of the world (outside the Benelux and France, where the EP is already available) should see the CD later in the month. More details will be made available soon. ...

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XTREME BENEFEST: A Benefit Concert For JAMES MUPRHY

The following very important message comes to us from Cheri Anderson (a.k.a. "Cheribomb"), promoter of the Xtreme Benefest, a two-day benefit festival for former TESTAMENT/DEATH guitarist James Murphy: James Murphy (ex-TESTAMENT, DEATH, OBITUARY, CANCER, more) was diagnosed with a massive brain tumor last August 2001 & underwent emergency life saving surgery in Sept. 2001 (just ...

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