MNEMIC Confirmed For Denmark's MIDTFYNS FESTIVAL

Danish "hybrid metal" act MNEMIC, featuring former INVOCATOR session drummer Brian Rasmussen and ex-MERCENARY guitarist Mircea G. Eftemie, have been confirmed for the Midtfyns Festival, a five-day event set to take place June 22-26 in Ringe, Denmark. Also set to appear are DEEP PURPLE and STOMPED, among many others. For more information, click

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Sweden's GMR MUSIC Inks Distribution Deal With TRINITY HONG KONG

Sweden's GMR Music Group has signed a distribution deal with Trinity Hong Kong to release Trinity's albums in Scandinavia. The first three releases to hit Scandinavian shores are DEATHGUY's "The Legend of Romancer" (Thailand), SWORD OF DARKNESS' "Heathendom" (Vietnam) and CARNAL GRIEF's "Out Of Crippled Seeds" (Sweden). Expect more Asian black/death releases from GMR Music ...

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KELLY KEELING Checks In From The Road

Powerhouse rock vocalist and former Atlantic recording artist Kelly Keeling (BATON ROUGE, BLUE MURDER, MSG, JOHN NORUM), who is currently touring the U.S. as part of guitarist George Lynch's (ex-DOKKEN) solo band, has posted the following message on his official web site: "Well, as usual, so much to say and no time. Our tour bus ...

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BLOODSIMPLE To Open For SUPERJOINT RITUAL

BLOODSIMPLE, the new project featuring VISION OF DISORDER members Tim Williams (vocals) and Mike Kennedy (guitar), along with ex-MEDICATION bassist Kyle Sanders and drummer Chris Hamilton, plus guitarist Nick Rowe (guitar), have lined up more shows during April/May. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 23 - Trocadero - Philladelphia, PA Apr. 24 - Club Ritual ...

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WARRANT Hard At Work On DVD

Veteran hard rockers WARRANT are reportedly working on a DVD with a house producer from Warner Brothers for a tentative late 2004 release. In addition, the band are said to have completed over half a dozen new tunes for a new record and are planning on finishing about 20 songs choosing 12 or so to ...

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UFO: RICHIE SCARLET To Fill In On Bass During U.S. Tour

Veteran rocker Richie Scarlet (MOUNTAIN, ACE FREHLEY BAND, FREHLEY'S COMET, SEBASTIAN BACH & FRIENDS) will be playing bass for UFO on their U.S. tour starting on April 22 at Jaxx in Springfield, West Virginia. Scarlet will be filling in for Pete Way, who was apparently unable to re-enter the country in time for the tour ...

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THE GATHERING To Make Russian Live Debut In May

Holland's THE GATHERING will make their Russian live debut on May 29 at DK Gorbunova in Moscow. 2,000 fans are expected at the gig, which will offer approximately two hours of "pure music," according to an official press release. Ticket information and venue web site: www.dkg.ru. In other THE GATHERING news, Russia's Irond ...

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