TWISTED SISTER Make Unannounced Appearance In New York City

TWISTED SISTER made an unannounced appearance at Don Hill's in New York City last night (Dec. 13) as part of frontman Dee Snider's scheduled solo headlining gig at the venue. The band, who reunited for their first performance in 14 years at last year's "New York Steel" benefit for the New York Police & Fire ...

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Partial EUROPE Reunion Brings House Down At Stockholm Club

Three-fifths of the most celebrated EUROPE lineup — guitarist John Norum, bassist John Levén, and drummer Ian Haugland — reunited on stage last night (Dec. 13) at the Hard Rock Café in Stockholm, Sweden to perform the EUROPE classic "Rock The Night" and a version of LED ZEPPELIN's "Rock And Roll". The gig, which took ...

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UNJUST: New Songs Posted Online

San Francisco Bay Area metallers UNJUST have posted full-length MP3s of two new tracks — "Facepaint" and "Knuckles" — online at this location. The songs — which are presently available only in demo form — will be included on the band's upcoming third album, titled "Glow", which is currently being recorded for a ...

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DREAM EVIL: 'Evilized' Details Unveiled

Sweden's DREAM EVIL, featuring acclaimed producer Fredrik Nordström (HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR, SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, etc.) and drummer Snowy Shaw (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE, MEMENTO MORI, NOTRE DAME), have finalized the track listing for their sophomore CD, "Evilized", due in Europe on Jan. 27, 2003 through Century Media Records. It is as follows: 01. Break ...

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GOD DETHRONED Complete Work On 'Into The Lungs Of Hell'

Dutch death metallers GOD DETHRONED have completed work on their new album, "Into the Lungs of Hell", at Berno studios in Malmö, Sweden with producer Henrik Larsson (AMON AMARTH). The album features eight songs with a total running time of 38 minutes. According to an official press release, the songs this time have a more ...

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LULLACRY To Play Hometown Gig

Finland's LULLACRY have announced a hometown show to celebrate the release of their upcoming CD, "Crucify My Heart". The group will perform at Tavastia in Helsinki on Feb. 28, 2003. LULLACRY's third CD — and their first with new vocalist Tanja Lainio"Crucify My Heart" was recently completed with producer Mikko Karmila for a ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM: Finnish Dates Announced

CHILDREN OF BODOM have announced the details of their upcoming Finnish tour in support of their much-anticipated new CD, "Hate Crew Deathroll", due on Jan. 7, 2003 through Spinefarm Records. The album was tracked at Astia studio in Lappeenranta, Finland and was mastered on Nov. 8 at Finnvox studios in Helsinki. Confirmed dates are as ...

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DIMEBAG DARRELL, KID ROCK, CHAD KROEGER Collaborate On ELTON JOHN Cover

PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell, KID ROCK and NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger have collaborated on a cover of ELTON JOHN's "Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)". The joint effort, which was apparently spearheaded by Kroeger, was more of a "virtual" collaboration than a conventional one, since the three parties never actually shared studio space but e-mailed music ...

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Pollstar: GUNS N' ROSES 'Not An Arena Act' In 2002

GUNS N' ROSES have greatly reduced their chances of landing another arena tour following frontman Axl Rose's mysterious failure to show up for a concert in Philadelphia last Friday, according to Gary Bongiovanni, editor of concert-industry trade mag Pollstar. "Rose has damaged his career," he told Entertainment Weekly. "This makes the band a riskier situation ...

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