TAD MOROSE Hard At Work On New Material

A message from TAD MOROSE guitarist Christer "Krunt" Anderson: "We have been writing new songs since we got back from the European tour we finished in March. The next album has no title yet. It's hard to tell at this early stage how it will turn out, but some of the songs are pretty intense. ...

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WARLORD Announce Session Musicians For Upcoming Live Performances

The reunited '80s metallers WARLORD, featuring guitarist William J. Tsamis, drummer Mark S. Zonder (i.e. FATES WARNING), and latest addition, vocalist Joacim Cans (i.e. HAMMERFALL), will be accompanied by BLACK JESTER/MOONLIGHT CIRCUS guitarist Paolo Viani, HELREID/MOONLIGHT CIRCUS keyboardist Daniele Soravia, and SIGMA bassist Pasko during their upcoming live appearances, which will include a performance at ...

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XYZ Reunite, Ink Deal With MTM RECORDS

'80s melodic hard rockers XYZ have reformed and are currently working on a comeback album for MTM Records that will feature original members Terry Ilous on vocals, Paul Monroe on drums, Marc Diglio on guitars and new member/guitarist JK Northrup. ROUGH CUTT/ex-QUIET RIOT bassist Sean McNabb and former BLUE MURDER four-stringer Tony Franklin will handle ...

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AXL ROSE: "The Coolest Guy In The World"

The following item was posted on the E! Online's Celebrity Sightings page on June 21st: Christian Cage (Jun 21, 2002, 09:13 AM) "On April 7th, I was at the Phoenix, AZ airport with all the W.W.E. wrestlers and was walking around baggage claim and I ran into one of the wrestlers named Raven ...

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PAPA ROACH Opens At #2, KORN Drops To #3 On Billboard

PAPA ROACH debuted at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 Pop Album chart with first-week sales of over 135,000 copies of Lovehatetragedy, according to Soundscan. KORN on the other hand, dropped one spot to #3 with Untouchables, shifting over 132,000 units in their second week out, while former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist JERRY CANTRELL moved ...

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IMPELLITTERI Mainman Denies Beef With Former Singer

IMPELLITTERI leader and namesake Chris Impellitteri recently addressed the reports of a bitter split between him and former vocalist Rob Rock prior to the recording of the group's new album, System X, which features ex-RAINBOW/MSG frontman Graham Bonnet at the mike. According to Chris, "I am friends with Rob and most likely will work with ...

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IRON SAVIOR Reveal BANG YOUR HEAD Set List

IRON SAVIOR have announced the set list for their appearance at this year's Bang Your Head festival, which is scheduled to take place on June 28th and 29th in Balingen, Germany. The group are tentatively scheduled to perform the following tracks: 01. Atlantis Falling 02. Iron Savior 03. Coming Home 04. I've Been To Hell ...

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HEIR APPARENT To Record New CD

The current line-up of HEIR APPARENT—featuring vocalist Bryan Hagan, guitarist Terry Gorle, bassist Bobby Ferkovich, and drummer Clint Clark—will begin recording a new album in the fall of 2002 for a February 2003 release through an as-yet-undisclosed label. In other news, the group have scheduled the following appearances during 2003: Mar. 01 - SpingSuey Music ...

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THE SCORPIONS: Attack Of The Flying Vs!

The following press release comes to us courtesy of www.gibson.com: Rudolph Schenker and Matthias Jabs, rhythm and lead guitarists for German rock band THE SCORPIONS, made an impromptu visit to Gibson USA in Nashville on Monday, June 17th. In town for a Tuesday show, Schenker and Jabs were excited to see the changes ...

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