MICHAEL SCHENKER To Record Two Songs For Japanese Video Game

According to a posting on his official web site, legendary guitarist Michael Schenker is currently working on several European summer festival appearances with his band, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG), to be followed by either a European or American tour in September. In addition, he will be recording two songs for a Japanese video game, and ...

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NECROPHAGIA Axeman Opens The SEVEN GATES OF HELL

NECROPHAGIA axeman Frediablo has finished recording a seven-song demo with his latest musical offering, SEVEN GATES OF HELL. Described as an intense hybrid of death, hardcore and modern metal, SEVEN GATES OF HELL have launched the search for a record label "to help support this new monster," according to an official press release. The track ...

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LAST CRACK: Interview To Air On Madison's WJJO 94.1 FM

Reunited Midwest hard rockers LAST CRACK will be doing an hour-long interview and premiering songs from their latest demo on WJJO 94.1 FM (Madison, WI) on Sunday, June 13 at 9:00 p.m. with rock journalist Susan Masino. You can call in with your questions at 608-321-0941 the night of the show. In other news, LAST ...

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KELLY OSBOURNE Talks About Her Drug Abuse

Kelly Osbourne has spoken about her spiral into drink and drugs — and blamed it on wanting to escape her "chubby English girl" image, according to Ananova. Kelly was interviewed on ITV1's "Tonight with Trevor McDonald" program by her brother Jack as he presented a show on teen drug and drink addiction. Kelly, who was ...

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MONSTER MAGNET Film Video For 'Monolithic'

MONSTER MAGNET have shot a video for the track "Monolithic" off their latest CD, "Monolithic Baby!", due on May 25 through SPV USA. The U.S. version of "Monolithic Baby!" will feature two exclusive bonus tracks: "King Of Mars 2004" (an updated version of a MONSTER MAGNET classic found on their 1995 breakthrough album "Dopes To ...

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MORTIFICATION: 'Brain Cleaner' Launch Party Announced

Australian Christian metallers MORTIFICATION have scheduled their official "Brain Cleaner" launch party on Saturday, June 19 at Southside Centre in Melbourne, Australia. Support at the show will come from FEARSCAPE. As previously reported, MORTIFICATION's twelfth studio album, "Brain Cleaner" (view cover here) was recently issued through the Rowe Productions label. The follow-up to ...

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