IRON MAIDEN To Record Benefit Gigs

IRON MAIDEN's three benefit gigs at the Brixton Academy in London, which are scheduled to take place later in the week, will be recorded by producer Kevin Shirley for “documentation” purposes and will not necessarily be issued in CD form at a later date, according to a posting on Shirley's official web site. ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS US Tour Announced

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, featuring former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson (now going by the name Nick Royale) on guitar/vocals, have announced the dates for their forthcoming US tour. They are as follows: Mar. 29 - San Diego, CA @ Canes Mar. 30 - Los Angeles CA @ Troubadour Apr. 01 - San Francisco, CA @ Slims ...

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420 MONKS Line Up Additional Live Appearances

Atlanta's 420 MONKS, featuring former STUCK MOJO frontman Bonz, ex-CHUM (Puerto Rico) drummer Carlos Torres, ex-ERACISM bassist David Saunders, guitarist John B., and former PUBLIC ENEMY touring DJ DJ Lord, have announced further live appearances during April. Here is a complete list of the group's upcoming performances: Mar. 29 - Greenville, SC @ Sub-Zero Mar. ...

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BLAZE Confirm South American Tour

BLAZE, featuring former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE frontman Blaze Bayley, have officially confirmed the following South American dates during April: Apr. 03 - Porto Alegre, BRA @ Bar Opiniao Apr. 04 - Blumenau, BRA @ Associacao Artex Apr. 05 - Curitiba, BRA @ Moinho Sao Roque Apr. 06 Brasilia, BRA @ TBA Apr. 07 - Sao Paulo, ...

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BLACK EARTH Cancel New Orleans Gig

New Orleans' BLACK EARTHa BLACK SABBATH tribute band featuring EXHORDER/FLOODGATE vocalist Kyle Thomas, FLOODGATE/SOUL IGNITION bassist Kevin Thomas and LILLIAN AXE/NEAR LIFE EXPERIENCE guitarist Steve Blazehave cancelled their show at Zeppelin's in Metairie, Louisiana, which was scheduled for Saturday, March 23rd. No reason was given for the cancellation. ...

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GILBY CLARKE Announces Solo Dates

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Gilby Clarke has announced the following live appearances: Apr. 18 - Battle Creek, MI @ Planet Rock Apr. 19 - Elgin, IL @ Sammy K's Apr. 20 - Ottawa, IL @ Dynasty Club Apr. 21 - Detroit, MI @ I-Rock Nightclub Apr. 23 - Clifton, NJ @ Connections Apr. 24 ...

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