SEAN MALONE Comments On Much-Anticipated OSI Debut

GORDIAN KNOT/ex-CYNIC bassist Sean Malone has commented on his recently-completed contributions to the debut album from OSI (ORCHESTRA OF STRATEGIC INFLUENCE), also featuring DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy, FATES WARNING guitarist Jim Matheos, and CHROMA KEY/ex-DREAM THEATER keyboardist Kevin Moore. Says Malone: "It's always hard to explain the style of any kind of music, especially ...

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RAGING SPEEDHORN: UK Headlining Tour Announced

RAGING SPEEDHORN will embark on a headlining tour of the UK beginning on September 26th. Support at all dates will come from THE 80S MATCHBOX B-LINE DISASTER and TERRASHIMA. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 26 – Newcastle, UK @ University Sep. 27 - Manchester, UK @ University Sep. 28 - Glasgow, UK @ Garage ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: "Chinese Democracy" To See Light Of Day In November?

GUNS N' ROSES will release their long-awaited new album, Chinese Democracy, in November, according to promoter Tommy Pratama, who is in negotiation to bring GNR to Indonesia early next year. Pratama told Australia's Undercover that he was initially talking about touring the band next month but they have decided to move dates to January/February 2003 ...

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BLIND GUARDIAN Utilize RHAPSODY Drummer During Brazilian Tour

BLIND GUARDIAN are utilizing the services of RHAPSODY drummer Alex Holzwarth for the duration of their Brazilian tour due to a tendon infection suffered by regular BG skinsman Thomas Stauch which is preventing him from performing live for the next few weeks. The following is a statement issued by Stauch to the Brazilian fans explaining ...

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Former MEGADETH Duo Guest On Forthcoming Country/R&B CD

Former MEGADETH members Dave Ellefson (bass) and Marty Friedman (guitar) joined Nashville recording artist Steve Richards at The Saltmine studios in Phoenix yesterday (August 11th) to lay down a version of the track "That Makes It Tough", one of the last songs written by BUDDY HOLLY. Additional musicians on the recording included keyboardist Jimmy Nichols, ...

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