HALFORD Drummer Hard At Work On Video

HALFORD drummer Bobby Jarzombek has been "keeping myself busy the last couple of weeks doing some work on (drum roll) my drum video," according to a statement by the drummer posted via his official web site. "I'm happy to say its turning out KILLER! The video includes 3 songs, 2 solos, a demonstration that I ...

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DEEP PURPLE Guitarist Jams With THE SCORPIONS

DEEP PURPLE guitarist Steve Morse joined THE SCORPIONS for their encore "Rock You Like A Hurricane" on the closing night of the DEEP PURPLE/SCORPIONS/DIO tour at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, this past Sunday, August 4th. DEEP PURPLE and DIO will resume their collective touring in Gelsenkirchen, Germany on August 27th, followed by the ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist Completes Work On "Aggressive" Solo CD

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman has completed writing, playing, and engineering his new solo album, entitled Music For Speeding. According to an official statement, "fans of Marty's first solo album, Dragon's Kiss, and his aggressive playing in CACOPHONY and MEGADETH will freak out when they hear that style applied in Marty's new and more modern ...

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MURDERDOLLS: UK Dates Announced

MURDERDOLLS, the new band featuring SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison on guitar, singer Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13), ex-DOPE guitarist Acey Slade, bassist Erik Griffin and drummer Ben Graves, have lined up the following UK dates during September: Sep. 09 – Glasgow, UK @ G2 Sep. 10 ...

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SEPULTURA Set Release Dates For Live CD, DVD

SEPULTURA's forthcoming live CD, entitled Under A Pale Grey Sky, is scheduled for release on September 24th through Roadrunner Records. As previously reported, Under A Pale Grey Sky is a recorded document of the last-ever performance of the classic SEPULTURA line-up of Max Cavalera (guitar/vocals), Igor Cavalera (drums), Andreas Kisser (guitar) and Paulo Pinto Jr. ...

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MACHINE HEAD Commence Mixing Live CD

MACHINE HEAD's as-yet-untitled live CD is currently being mixed by Colin Richardson and looks set to be completed by August 23rd, according to Roadrunner Records UK. An October 22nd release is expected. As reported here back on January 1st, the album was recorded at London's Brixton Academy on December 8th, 2001 and will ...

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NECROPHAGIA Announce New Drummer

NECROPHAGIA have added a new full-time drummer in the shape of DAEMONIA skinsman Titta Tani. As previously reported, NECROPHAGIA—whose line-up is completed by Killjoy (vocals), bassist Iscariah (ex-IMMORTAL, bass), Frediablo (GORELORD/WURDULAK, guitars), Fug (WURDULAK, guitars), and Mirai Kawashima (SIGH, keyboards)—will shortly begin recording their new album, The Divine Art Of Torture, for a Halloween released ...

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JAG PANZER Prepare To Re-Record Classic Tracks For Upcoming CD

JAG PANZER are getting ready to take the best tracks from their pre-Century Media releases (the Tyrants EP, Ample Destruction, Dissident Alliance and the Chain Of Comand bootleg) and record them as if they were new songs for an upcoming double CD, tentatively titled Decade Of The Nail Spiked Bat (a reference from the song ...

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SCARS: Album Details Revealed

SCARS, the new three-piece act featuring Gary Moore (guitar), Cass Lewis (bass, ex-SKUNK ANANSIE) and Darrin Mooney (drums, ex-PRIMAL SCREAM), will release their debut album through Sanctuary Records on the following dates: Europe: August 26th UK: September 2nd Japan: September 4th USA: September 10th The complete track listing for the Chris Tsangarides-produced album is as ...

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