MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP: Live DVD Delayed

MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP's upcoming live DVD, "World Wide Live 2004", has had its release date pushed back, according to a representative for Poland's Metal Mind Productions, who are releasing the disc. The DVD is now not expected to surface before the second half of June. As previously reported, "World Wide Live 2004" was recorded in ...

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HELIX: 30th Anniversary CD, Concert Scheduled For July

According to a posting on the HELIX web site, EMI/Capitol Records will be issuing a compilation album, entitled "Rocking You For 30 Years", to coincide with the band's upcoming anniversary show on Saturday, July 17 at the Sanderson Centre in Brantford, Ontario. The complete track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Running Wild ...

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MANOWAR To Appear On VH1's '100 Most Metal Moments'

MANOWAR will be featured as number 63 in the countdown of VH1's "100 Most Metal Moments", to be aired on Tuesday, June 1. The show, which is scheduled to begin at 10:00 p.m. EST, apparently features a segment on MANOWAR breaking the world record and becoming officially the "Loudest Band On Earth!" ...

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MAJESTY Announce New Rhythm Guitarist

Germany's MAJESTY have announced the addition of rhythm guitarist Bjoern Daigger to the group's ranks. Daigger joins the group as the replacement for Udo Keppner, who left the band in April. MAJESTY's video for the track "Into The Stadiums" can still be viewed online in Real Media format at this location. "Into The ...

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DEMON To Release New Album In October

Long-running British hard rockers DEMON have set "Better The Devil You Know" as the title of their new album, tentatively due on October 4. The band are planning on entering the studio in July with engineer Pete Coleman, who had previously worked with the group on 2001's "Spaced Out Monkey". According to a posting on ...

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Former MEGAHERZ Duo Launch EISBRECHER

After six successful albums as MEGAHERZ, Alexx Wesselsky and Noel Pix decided to start a new project that retained all the heavy guitars and pounding bass lines of their old band while incorporating more industrial electronic elements. Calling themselves EISBRECHER ("Ice Breaker"), the group's self-titled debut album "shows that they've clearly achieved their goal," according ...

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DESTINY: Promotional DVD Available

Long-running Swedish metal band DESTINY have completed work on a promotional DVD featuring the video for "In The Shadow Of The Rainbow" and a video trailer consisting of a medley of "Holy Man", "Sabotage" and "Future Of The Past", including animations and live DV-film from the group's recent record-release party at Sticky Fingers in Gothenburg, ...

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EDGUY Singer: No Plans To Record Another AVANTASIA CD

Despite the critical and commercial success of the first two AVANTASIA albums, EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet has revealed that he has no intentions of recording another CD with his all-star metal side-project. Asked in a fan posting on EDGUY's official web site why he doesn't make more AVANTASIA albums, Sammet replied, "There is so much ...

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