AEROSMITH's TOM HAMILTON Speaks Out On Upcoming 'Blues' Album

AEROSMITH bassist Tom Hamilton has told Billboard.com that the group's next studio album will be a back-to-basics affair that will challenge its members and, they hope, inspire longtime fans. "We're going to delve back into our musical roots and try recording some blues songs and maybe some blues-based rock riffs," said Hamilton. "So, everybody is ...

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RAUNCHY Line Up Danish Dates

Denmark's RAUNCHY will be performing the following dates during the coming weeks: Sep. 12 - Esbjerg, DEN @ Tobakken (w/WITHERING SURFACE) Sep. 13 - Aarhus, DEN @ Musikcaféen (w/WITHERING SURFACE) Nov. 02 - Aalborg, DEN @ Studenterhuset (NRB Metal Festival) ...

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PRAYING MANTIS Commence Work On New CD

Legendary NWOBHM act PRAYING MANTIS are currently in the studio recording the follow-up to their critically-acclaimed Nowhere To Hide CD, due in early 2003 through Frontiers Records. The as-yet-untitled album will mark the return of former singer Colin Peel to the group's lineup. ...

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RAGING SPEEDHORN Postpone UK Tour

Britain's RAGING SPEEDHORN have postponed their UK tour due to "unavoidable commitments in Japan," according to the group's official web site. The new tour dates are as follows: Oct. 26 – Brighton, UK @ Concorde Oct. 27 - Manchester, UK @ University Oct. 28 - Glasgow, UK @ Garage Oct. 29 - Newcastle, UK @ ...

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SADISTIC INTENT Drummer To Replace FEAR FACTORY's HERRERA In BRUJERIA

SADISTIC INTENT drummer Emilio Marquez is said to have permanently replaced FEAR FACTORY timekeeper Raymond Herrera in BRUJERIA and ASESINO, both of which feature Herrera's former bandmate, ex-FF guitarist Dino Cazares. Marquez has been touring with ASESINO since earlier this year and is believed to be the most likely candidate to play drums on the ...

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