CANDLEMASS To Film Scandinavian Gigs For DVD, Possible Live Album

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—will be filming all the gigs on their upcoming Scandinavian tour for a DVD that is being put together featuring footage spanning the group's entire career, including the 1990 Stockholm show that was turned ...

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DESTRUCTION Confirmed For Germany's THE MOSH CLUB OPEN AIR Festival

German thrashers DESTRUCTION will perform at The Mosh Club Open Air — a free-entry charity event against racism — in Kolmberg, Germany on August 24th. Other acts set to appear at the event include BLOOD RED ANGEL, BANGGANG, and ENCYCLIA. In other news, DESTRUCTION have once again slammed the promoter of the Italian Agglutination Metal ...

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SAXON To Issue Collection Of Re-Recorded Classics

SAXON will release Heavy Metal Thunder on September 23rd. The collection features 13 of the band's classics re-recorded and a bonus CD including five live tracks recorded in San Antonio, Texas this year. Also featured is the video for "Killing Ground", recorded live at Wacken Open Air festival in 2001. ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: Breaking New Records

GUNS N' ROSES, who opened their Chinese Democracy Tour in Hong Kong last week to rave reviews, broke both festival attendance records and venue capacities at whilst headlining Tokyo's Chiba Marine Stadium (35,000 plus) and Osaka's WTC Open-air stadium (25,000 plus) for Japan's Summer Sonic Festival, according to a statement posted on the group's official ...

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FOO FIGHTERS Guitars To Be Auctioned Off

Former FOO FIGHTERS guitarist Pat Smear is auctioning off a few of his guitars, including several pieces used at various FOO FIGHTERS shows. To bid on the guitar used by Smear during the FOO FIGHTERS' appearance on Saturday Night Live in 1995, click here. ...

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