MURDERDOLLS To Make London In-Store Appearance

MURDERDOLLS, the new band featuring SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison on guitar, singer Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13), ex-DOPE guitarist Acey Slade, bassist Erik Griffin and drummer Ben Graves, will be making a personal appearance at the Virgin Megastore in Piccadilly Circus, London, UK at 6:00 PM ...

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RAVEN: Recuperating, Preparing Possible DVD

RAVEN bassist/vocalist John Gallagher has posted the following update via the band's official web site: "Well! Apologies for the no-show for the past zillion years...a lot due to @!#$!! problems with the computer...but here's a little update. Spent a week down in Florida with [guitarist/brother] Mark [Gallagher] — family vacation. [Drummer] Joe [Hasselvander] came also ...

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Former DARK ANGEL Frontman Announces Upcoming Gigs

Los Angeles-based Christian metallers OIL, featuring former DARK ANGEL frontman Ron Rinehart, will be performing at California Speedway in Fontana, California on Sunday, August 11th. The following Saturday, August 17th, OIL will be appearing at the East Gate Café (formerly Angel City) in Bellflower, California. ...

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THE LAST HARD MEN Enter Japanese Album Charts

The debut CD from Sebastian Bach's THE LAST HARD MEN — the former SKID ROW frontman's 1995 collaboration with Jimmy Chamberlin (drums, ex-SMASHING PUMPKINS), Kelley Deal (bass, ex-BREEDERS), and Jimmy Flemion (guitar, THE FROGS) — reportedly entered the Japanese Top 50 Album chart at position #22. ...

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SILENCER To Record New EP, Perform Indiana Gig

Colorado's SILENCER, now featuring in their ranks guitarist Ritchie Wilkison (i.e. ANGEL DUST, DEMONS & WIZARDS), will be entering Indianapolis, Indiana's Surf Studios on September 1st to record a new EP, due out this fall. While in Indiana, they will perform a gig at the Ritz in Indianapolis on Friday, September 6th. Also appearing on ...

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AGENT STEEL To Issue New CD In Early 2003

AGENT STEEL are hard at work on the follow-up to Omega Conspiracy, tentatively entitled Order of the Illuminati / AGENT STEEL Vol. 4, for an early 2003 release. Meanwhile, the group are scheduled to embark on a European tour, dubbed Illluminatus '02, during November. Exact dates and venues will be announced soon. ...

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Former PAUL DI'ANNO'S BATTLEZONE Drummer Looking For Work

Former PAUL DI'ANNO'S BATTLEZONE drummer Pauly Tsarion is currently looking to join a professional rock/metal band. Aged 31, Tsarion has over 20 years experience in rock drumming (both studio and live), and has previously played with former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE frontman Blaze Bayley and an ALICE COOPER tribute band. Now based in London/Birmingham, UK, Pauly can ...

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HELLOWEEN Prepare To Enter Studio

HELLOWEEN are completing work on new songs in Hamburg, Germany in preparation for the recording of their new album, which is scheduled to begin at the end of August in vocalist Andi Deris' Mi Sueono Studios in Tenerife, Spain. The as-yet-untitled disc will once again be produced by Charlie Bauerfeind, who also recorded the most ...

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