PLANET US To Release Concept Album

The forthcoming debut album from PLANET US — the new rock supergroup featuring Neal Schon (guitar, JOURNEY), Sammy Hagar (vocals, ex-VAN HALEN), Deen Castronovo (drums, JOURNEY) and Michael Anthony (bass, VAN HALEN) — will be a concept record rivaling PINK FLOYD's "Dark Side of the Moon", Hagar told Contra Costa Times' music critic Tony Hicks ...

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WILL HAVEN To Issue DVD, Re-Release EP

WILL HAVEN has tentative plans to issue its first-ever DVD and the group's out-of-print EP in a combined DVD/CD package sometime in February, according to the band's official web site. "The reissue of the EP will have new artwork, so anyone owning the original EP will still have an original," states the band. In the ...

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SILVERCHAIR To Release Australian Singles Box Set

SILVERCHAIR will release a strictly limited edition singles box set in Australia in early December. The collectors' item will include the Aussie versions of "The Greatest View", "Without You" and "Luv Your Life". It will also include a CD single which will only be available in this box. That disc will feature "After All These ...

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MACHINE HEAD's FLYNN On New Songs: 'Wall Of Guitars Is Back!'

MACHINE HEAD are continuing to write material for their fifth studio album, which is not expected to surface until late 2003 at the earliest. About 14 songs have been finished musically, with the band having recently demoed 12 of them in rough form. "People keep asking, what's the new stuff like? Is the new stuff ...

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NOSTRADAMEUS, DREAM EVIL To Open For HAMMERFALL

NOSTRADAMEUS has been tapped to fill the opening slot for the first half of HAMMERFALL's upcoming European tour, while DREAM EVIL will occupy the same slot during the second half of the trek. MASTERPLAN, the new band featuring ex-HELLOWEEN guitarist Roland Grapow, ex-HELLOWEEN drummer Uli Kusch and former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/current ARK singer Jorn Lande, will ...

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WAXBOX To Make Live Debut

Jackson, Tennessee's WAXBOX (formerly FULL DEVIL JACKET) will play their first show under the new name on Friday, Nov. 15 at The Outer Limit in Nashville. Also appearing on the bill will be LOVE OVER GRAVITY and FATE. ...

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THE CROWN Announces Hometown Gig

Swedish thrashers THE CROWN, recently rejoined by original vocalist Johan Lindstrand, will perform at M15 in Trollhättan, Sweden on Nov. 30. As previously reported, the band will also appear at Rock Klubben Kungen in Sandviken, Sweden on Nov. 16. ...

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SATYRICON Video Posted Online

Norway's SATYRICON has made available for streaming the video for the track "Fuel For Hatred" from the group's current "Volcano" opus at this location. The clip was directed by acclaimed Swedish director Jonas Åkerlund, who has previously worked with METALLICA, MADONNA, and THE PRODIGY, among others. In other news, SATYRICON has posted the ...

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