CANDLEMASS Announce European Gigs

The reunited classic line-up of CANDLEMASS—vocalist Messiah Marcolin, bassist/founder Leif Edling, guitarist Mats Björkman, lead guitarist Lars Johansson and drummer Jan Lindh—have announced additional European dates in October. They are as follows: Oct. 06 - Tilburg, NETH @ Club 013 Oct. 19 - Thessaloniki, GRE @ Club Hydrogios Oct. 20 - Athens, GRE @ Club ...

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PUSHED To Support ASESINO, SKINLAB

Southern California's PUSHED, featuring former TESTAMENT/SLAYER drummer Jon Dette and ex-TESTAMENT bassist Greg Christian, will support ASESINO at The Scene in San Diego, California on Saturday, September 21st. The group are also scheduled to open for SKINLAB at Brick By Brick in San Diego on Sunday, September 22nd. ...

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IMPELLITTERI: 'Best Of' Album Details Unveiled

IMPELLITTERI will release of "best of" album entitled The Very Best of Impellitteri, in Japan on September 21st. The full track listing (in no particular order) for the CD is as follows: 01. Freak Show (prev. unreleased) 02. Victim Of The System 03. Beware Of The Devil 04. Rock & Roll Heros 05. Perfect Crime ...

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Former MSG Frontman Springs Back To Action with New Album, Reissue

SILVER, the new British/German all-star project featuring vocalist Gary Barden (ex-MSG), guitarist Bernie Torme (ex-OZZY OSBOURNE, GILLAN, DESPERADO), keyboardist Don Airey (ex-MSG, TEN), bassist Michael Voss (ex-CASANOVA/currently in DEMON DRIVE) and drummer Marco Minnemann (ex-H-BLOCKX), will issue their second album, entitled Dream Machines, on September 9th through Point Music Records. The full track listing for ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT Recovering Faster Than Expected

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett appears to be recovering faster than expected following his accident this past weekend when he was stabbed by his surfboard while being tossed by a wave. According to the group's official web site, "a couple of days ago we all heard from Kirk, 'I should be back playing guitar in about ...

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ANTHRAX's Record Label Seeks Distribution Home

Despite rumors to the contrary, ANTHRAX's U.S. record label, Beyond Records, is not in talks with ADA for distribution following the breakdown of negotiations to sell the company to IRON MAIDEN manager Rod Smallwood's Sanctuary Music Group, according to Hits Daily Double. No further information is available at this time on who may end up ...

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MACABRE Want Your Children

On Wednesday, September 18th, MACABRE will be conducting a photo shoot for their debut recordings release of their acoustic campfire songs and are looking for children to sit around the campfire with Corporate Death (lead guitar/lead vocals) and Nefarious (bass/backing vocals). The campground is in Romeoville, Illinois and the shoot will take place one hour ...

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LINKIN PARK Make Early EP Available Via Official Fan Club

Copies of LINKIN PARK's seven-song Hybrid Theory EP, recorded prior to the release of the group's full-length Hybrid Theory album, can still be obtained through LINKIN PARK's official fan club, LP Underground, through November 2002. Recorded before the band settled on their present moniker, the EP includes such songs as "Carousel", "Step Up", "And One", ...

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SAXON To Issue CD Of Re-Recorded Classics

SAXON's album of re-recorded classic tracks, Heavy Metal Thunder, is set for release on September 23rd through SPV/Steamhammer Records and features the following track listing: 01. Power & The Glory 02. Strong Arm Of The Law 03. Heavy Metal Thunder 04. And The Bands Played On 05. Crusader 06. Dallas 1pm 07. Princess Of The ...

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