BLACK SABBATH Drummer To Begin Mixing Long-Awaited Solo Release

BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward is scheduled to begin mixing his third solo album, entitled Beyond Aston, on March 15th for a tentative fall release through an as-yet-undisclosed label. Depending on the reactions to the CD from the press and the record-buying public, several live appearances may take place later in the year. ...

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VANDERHOOF To Issue Sophomore Effort In Spring

METAL CHURCH guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof will issue his second solo album (under the VANDERHOOF banner), entitled A Blur In Time, through Germany's SPV/Steamhammer Records in the spring. Included on the CD are appearances by METAL CHURCH drummer Kirk Arrington (who also played on the group's 2000 self-titled debut) as well as new singer Drew Hart ...

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TheSTART To Embark On West Coast Tour With FINCH And MOTH

Los Angeles-based TheSTART, featuring former HUMAN WASTE PROJECT frontwoman Aimee Echo, will embark on a West Coast tour with FINCH and MOTH later this month. The confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 15 - Visalia, CA @ The Don Mar. 20 - Chico, CA @ Brick Works Mar. 22 - Seattle, WA @ Graceland Mar. ...

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SINISTER Cancel US Tour (Again)

Dutch death metal outfit SINISTER have one again cancelled their US tour. No reason was given for the latest cancellation. In the meantime, European fans can catch the group performing at the following venues: Apr. 27 Tessaloniki, GRE @ TBA Apr. 28 Athens, GRE @ TBA May 11 Drachten, NETH @ TBA Jun. 28-29 POL ...

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DEF LEPPARD's "Pyromania" Subject Of Upcoming VH1 Special

DEF LEPPARD's 1983 album Pyromania will be the subject of a one-hour show, entitled Ultimate Albums, premiering on VH1 this Sunday, March 10th at 9:00 PM EST/8:00 PM CST. During the show, viewers will get to hear the stories about the making of the album (from the band themselves and others involved), the stories about ...

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GARDENIAN Enter Studio To Record New Demo

Swedish melodic thrashers GARDENIAN have entered the studio to record a new demo, which will be used to garner a new record deal following the group's split with Nuclear Blast Records last year. Tentatively due to be released in late 2002, the as-yet-untitled follow-up to Sindustries will contain the following tracks, among others: 01. Drowning ...

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