Ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Keyboardist Guests On New DESTINY CD

Former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN keyboardist Mats Olausson has made a guest appearance in the title track to the forthcoming CD from long-running Swedish metal act DESTINY, entitled Future Of The Past. According to bassist Stefan Bjrnshg, this is the only song on the new album that features keyboards. It's a more than eight minutes long song. ...

Read more

Former STRYPER Drummer Gets BLISSED

Former STRYPER drummer Robert Sweet has teamed up with David Pearson and Trevor Barr from the group STATIC (not to be confused with STATIC-X) to form a brand new project called BLISSED. According to Sweet, it's been quite a while since I've felt this good about a group effort musically, and this feels great. If ...

Read more

TWO HIT CREEPER Part With Bassist, Seek Replacement

Los Angeles-based TWO HIT CREEPER have parted ways with bassist Alan Mendoza and currently seeking a replacement. Interested parties can contact: [email protected] TWO HIT CREEPER recently collaborated with SOULFLY/ex-MEDICATION drummer Roy Mayorga on a three-song demo with a view towards possibly working together on the band's forthcoming debut album, a deal for which has not ...

Read more

PAPA ROACH Confirmed For ANGER MANAGEMENT Tour

PAPA ROACH, X-ECUTIONERS and rappers EMINEM and LUDACRIS have been tapped for this summer's Anger Management tour, which is tentatively scheduled to kick off on July 24th. PAPA ROACH's second major-label album, entitled Lovehatetragedy, is due on June 18th through Dreamworks Records. ...

Read more

Former MEGADETH Guitarist To Join SEBASTIAN BACH's Touring Line-Up

Former MEGADETH/current SAVATAGE guitarist Al Pitrelli will join ex-SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach and his touring group (which includes former ANTHRAX axeman Paul Crook), for several live dates beginning with a two-night stint at Stone Pony in Asbury Park, New Jersey on May 10-11. The confirmed dates are as follows: May 10 - Asbury Park, ...

Read more

SKINDRED Line Up UK Headlining Tour

Welsh crew SKINDRED, featuring former members of DUB WAR, have announced the dates for their forthcoming headlining tour of the UK, which is scheduled to kick off on May 29th. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 29 Dudley, UK @ JBs May 30 Harlow, UK @ Square May 31 - TBA Jun. 01 Exeter, UK ...

Read more

AC/DC Frontman Confirms Ballet Collaboration

As first reported here several days ago, AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson is working with British composer Brendan Healy and Sarasota Ballet Artistic Director Robert de Warren on a musical called Helen of Troy, an action-filled love story based on Greek mythology. Johnson has reportedly written 14 songs for the $1.2 million production, which will debut ...

Read more