Guitarist MATTEO FILIPPINI To Guest On New RITCHIE BLACKMORE Tribute

Italian guitarist Matteo Filippini (MOONSTONE) will appear on the "Blackmore's Castle Vol. II - Tribute To Ritchie Blackmore" CD (Lion Music), playing on "Mistreated". He's appearing as a guest of Italian singer and friend Chris Catena (who also is going to sing two songs on the upcoming MOONSTONE album). Other musicians involved in the project ...

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MANMADEGOD Change Name To SPIRALARMS

San Francisco Bay Area's MANMADEGOD, now featuring former SYSTEMATIC frontman Tim Narducci, have officially changed their name to SPIRALARMS. "We changed our name due a number of reasons, mostly political, but most importantly the sound," said Narducci in on online posting. "It's much different then what those guys [MANMADEGOD] were doing before and much different ...

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SHADOW GALLERY Guitarist Records Guest Appearance For SHADRANE Project

SHADOW GALLERY guitarist Gary Wehrkamp has completed his contributions to the upcoming heavy progressive-rock project SHADRANE. The epic concept album will be titled "Neurastasia", and will feature Gary on four tracks. Wehrkamp recorded his guitar and synthesizer solos for the effort in February/early March of 2004 at the Ninth Street Studios. Other musicians appearing on ...

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LIFE OF AGONY: New Song Posted Online

LIFE OF AGONY have uploaded a short clip of a new song, entitled "Justified" at their official web site. "Justified" is one of four tracks the band recently recorded for inclusion on their first album of new material since 1997's "Soul Searching Sun", tentatively due late 2004/early 2005 through an as-yet-undetermined label. Other ...

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