RUNEMAGICK Begin Tracking New Material

Sweden's RUNEMAGICK will enter Magick Sound Studio this weekend to record drums for 8-10 new songs. Additional tracking will take place during the summer. It is not presently clear if these recordings will be used towards the group's next official release or if they are to serve as mere pre-production recordings for the upcoming CD. ...

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WITHERING SURFACE Confirmed For OPETH/ARCH ENEMY UK Tour

Danish metallers WITHERING SURFACE have been confirmed as the opening act on the metal extravaganza that is the OPETH/ARCH ENEMY UK tour. The previous Danish Grammy Award nominees, whose current album, Walking On Phantom Ice, has been receiving rave reviews, have also been confirmed for Wacken Open Air festival in Germany in early August. The ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE's SCOTT ROCKENFIELD Gets Busy On The Side

A message from QUEENSRŸCHE drummer Scott Rockenfield: "Hello everyone!! Just wanted to give you all an update as to my progress on the up and coming release of my solo record. Everything has been going SPLENDID, and by the end of this week I should have 8 or 9 songs completed. I will try and ...

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DEEP PURPLE To Issue DVD In August

DEEP PURPLE's long-awaited DVD, featuring footage taken of the band's show in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on June 5th, 2001, is scheduled for a worldwide release on DVD & VHS video on August 19th through Image Entertainment. The set list for the band's performance at the show was as follows: 01. Woman From Tokyo 02. Ted ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO Completes Work On Solo CD

Former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN and current TALISMAN/HUMANIMAL frontman Jeff Scott Soto has completed work on his brand new solo album, entitled The Calm Before The Storm, for a fall release through Frontiers/Now & Then Records. Among the tracks set to be included on the effort are the following: 01. Till The End Of Our Time 02. ...

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