EDGUY's TOBIAS SAMMET: AVANTASIA Part II Coming In August

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet is currently hard at work on the second part of his metal opera project dubbed AVANTASIA, which released a highly-acclaimed debut effort, entitled simply The Metal Opera, in November 2000. According to Sammet, touring with my main band EDGUY is such big fun, [but] in between traveling to the different continents, ...

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CENTINEX Recruit Permament Guitarist, Ink Management Deal

CENTINEX guitarist Johan Ahlberg, who held a session position in the group for several months, has now become a permanent member of the band. In other news, CENTINEX have signed a management deal with Dreamtide Music, a new Swedish management and booking agency, and they hope to book a small East European tour for late ...

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KILL II THIS Announce Live Dates, Continue Work On New CD

Britain's KILL II THIS have lined up the following gigs during June: Jun. 13 - The Junction Cambridge, UK Jun. 27 - The Witchwood - Ashton Under Lyne, UK KILL II THIS are continuing work on the material for their new album, tentatively entitled Mass. Down. Sin. Drone, which is due out in the summer ...

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SOILENT GREEN Recovering From Yet Another Vehicle Accident

SOILENT GREEN were involved in yet another vehicle accident on April 11th which left vocalist Ben Falgoust with several broken bones in both of his legs. According to the group's official web site, “he is in the hospital now & everything is being done to help him recover from this tragic accident. He has had ...

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LID Debut To Be Reissued With Extra Cut

Peaceville Records will shortly reissue the debut album fromLID, entitled In The Mushroom, with different cover artwork and a bonus track called "Don't Let Me Down". LID, a one-off collaboration between TROUBLE frontman Eric Wagner and ANATHEMA guitarist Danny Cavanagh, originally issued the aforementioned CD in 1997. ...

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NÄ$H: A PRIMER 55/BIOHAZARD Collaboration

NÄ$H is the name of a brand new project featuring Preston Nash (PRIMER 55, ex-DOPE) on vocals, guitars and percussion, Leo Curley (BIOHAZARD, ex-OUTLINE, ex-ALL MEANS NECESSARY) on lead guitar, Dirt (ANYTHING BUT NORMAL) on bass and vocals, and Joe Clark (STRAIGHT JACKET) on drums. A pop/punk band whose sound is described by Nash as ...

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GARY MOORE To Issue New Studio Album In July

Legendary axeman GARY MOORE will release an as-yet-untitled new CD through Sanctuary Records on July 1st. Featuring a return to the power-trio format, with Cass Lewis (bass, ex-SKUNK ANANSIE) and Darrin Mooney (drums, ex-PRIMAL SCREAM) completing the group's line-up, the upcoming album will be “a lot rawer and 'earthier' than my recent blues and I'm ...

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SAVIOUR MACHINE Announce Track Listing For Upcoming Live CD/DVD

Christian goth/opera rockers SAVIOUR MACHINE have revealed the track listing for their upcoming live DVD and double CD, entitled Live in Deutschland II, which were digitally filmed and recorded during the group's their three-hour performance at Owen Rocknight in Germany on March 23rd. No release date for either the DVD or the CD have yet ...

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