Former HADES Guitarist ED FUHRMAN Launches TEN TON TRUCK

Former HADES guitarist Ed Fuhrman has teamed up with ex-DEMONSPEED drummer Jim King in a new band called TEN TON TRUCK. The group, who are completed by vocalist Jim Frizzell and bassist Craig Salvadeo, are heading into Big Blue Meenie recording studios in Hoboken, NJ this weekend (May 21-23) to cut a four-song demo. After ...

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Unsigned Trio ZO2 To Tour U.S. With KISS And POISON

According to a posting on their web site, Brooklyn-based trio ZO2 have secured the prestigious opening slot for this summer's KISS/POISON tour. "This would be an outstanding achievement for any band but the truly remarkable fact is that ZO2 is as yet unsigned," the group write. "The thrill of a relative unknown opening ...

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METALLICA Special To Air On BBC RADIO ONE

To prepare fans for METALLICA's European tour, which starts in Copenhagen, Denmark on May 26, U.K. radio station BBC Radio 1 will be airing a METALLICA special this Thursday night (May 20) at 8:00 p.m. (U.K. time) during the Zane Lowe show. Listen online at bbc.co.uk. In other METALLICA-related news, fans going to ...

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SAMAËL Finish Recording New Album

Switzerland's SAMAËL have finished recording their new album, tentatively due this summer. Recorded over a three-and-a-half month period in two different studios, using four different sound engineers (for electronic, guitars, vocals, and acoustic takes), and co-produced by Waldemar Sorychta (who had worked with the group on most of their previous recorded output), this CD is ...

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RUFFIANS To Reunite For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD Festival

RUFFIANS, the band that featured in its ranks late VICIOUS RUMORS frontman Carl Albert, will be reuniting for the first time in 15 years for Germany's Bang Your Head Festival on June 25-26. Other bands set to appear at the festival include ALICE COOPER, QUEENSRŸCHE, UFO, ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT and DEATH ANGEL. The band will also ...

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UNJUST Added To San Francisco Show On VANS WARPED Tour

San Francisco Bay Area's UNJUST have been added to the San Francisco show on the Vans Warped tour. The show will take place on July 3 on Piers 30/32 and will feature UNJUST on the Ernie Ball stage. Other bands appearing on the Ernie Ball stage include MINUS VINCE, THE SLICKS and STILL LIFE PROJECTOR. ...

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ILL NINO, FLAW Schedule 'Rockline' Appearance

ILL NINO and FLAW will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, May 24. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, check ...

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