BLUE ÖYSTER CULT Issue Art Print

BLUE ÖYSTER CULT are making available a limited-edition print of the cover art from their album "Curse Of The Hidden Mirror". It's signed and numbered by original members Buck Dharma, Eric Bloom, Allen Lanier and the cover artist Ioannis. This is the first time that the band have issued this type of collectible in their ...

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DORO Signs With AFM RECORDS

German metal singer DORO has inked a deal with AFM Records. DORO's first release for the label will be a collection of her best hits and other metal classics performed with the Metal Classic Night Orchestra. The as-yet-untitled CD will include several special guests (rumored guests are Udo Dirkschneider and Blaze Bayley) and will feature ...

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TRAGEDIAN Seek New Members

German melodic metallers TRAGEDIAN are currently seeking a vocalist and drummer. Interested parties should e-mail [email protected] with "drummer" or "singer" in the subject box. TRAGEDIAN are currently at Tornado Studios in Hamburg, Germany finishing up work on their debut CD for an as-yet-undisclosed label. Production duties are being handled by METALIUM mastermind Lars Ratz. For ...

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IRON MAIDEN: Two DVDs On The Way

According to MaidenFans.com, IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson announced during an appearance on MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball" that bassist Steve Harris would shortly begin work on a "Dance of Death Tour" DVD. In addition, Bruce mentioned that he would be releasing a solo "Best Of" DVD (including live footage) sometime before the end of the year. ...

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INFECTION CODE Complete Work On Sophomore Album

Italian noise-makers INFECTION CODE have just finished the recording sessions of their sophomore album, "Sterile". The follow-up to 2002's "Life Continuity Point" was produced by SADIST mastermind Tommy Talamanca at Nadir Studios in Genova, Italy. Special guests on the album include Trevor (SADIST, THE FAMILI), Nico (CONVICTION) and Serena (NHERO). A May/June release through NewLm ...

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Sentencing Scheduled In THE GITS Murder Case

The sentencing for Jesus Mezquia, the convicted murdered of THE GITS singer Mia Zapata, has been scheduled for Friday, April 30 at 2:00 p.m. "It's at King County Superior Court, 4th and James," the band write on their web site. "There will be 'impact statements' from Mia's friends and family, which will hopefully have some ...

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LEMMY, JERRY CANTRELL, CAMP FREDDY Jam In Hollywood: Photos Available

MOTÖRHEAD's Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, CARDBOARD VAMPIRES (the new band featuring ex-ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell, ex-THE CULT axeman Billy Duffy and MÖTLEY CRÜE singer John Corabi) and CAMP FREDDY (the Los Angeles-based "jam" band consisting of JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar), ex-GUNS N' ROSES/THE CULT ...

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DRILLER KILLER Explain French/Swiss Tour Cancellation

Brutal Swedish "crust core" act DRILLER KILLER have issued a statement explaining the reasons for the cancellation of their previously announced French/Swiss tour. It reads as follows: "FIRST: We/DK want to apologize to the people for not getting the chance to see the band play. It's hard to tell who got most disappointed about the ...

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MANNHAI: 'Rock To The Top' Video Posted Online

Finnish "stoner rockers" MANNHAI, who feature in their ranks former AMORPHIS bassist Oppu Laine and ex-XYSMA frontman Joanitor Muurinen, have uploaded the video for their new single, "Rock To The Top", at this location. "Rock To The Top" comes off the band's third album, "The Exploder", which was released on April 5 through ...

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FLATTBUSH To Support FEAR FACTORY On West Coast Mini-Tour

Blastcore extremists FLATTBUSH have landed the opening slot on FEAR FACTORY's upcoming West Coast tour. FLATTBUSH are touring in support of their new album, "Smash the Octopus", which was released on Billy Gould's (ex-FAITH NO MORE) Koolarrow Records. Upcoming FLATTBUSH shows: May 13 - Balazo Gallery - San Francisco CA May 14 - Gilman Street ...

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