FOZZY, SICK SPEED Australian Dates Cancelled

The previously announced FOZZY and SICK SPEED shows in Australia have been cancelled, according to an update from guitarist Rich Ward (ex-STUCK MOJO). "We are obviously very disappointed and hope that the Australian fans understand that it is totally out of our control," stated the guitarist. In other news, SICK SPEED won the award for ...

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FOR MY PAIN Set First Single, Album To Follow

FOR MY PAIN, the new Finnish "goth metal" supergroup featuring Tuomas Holopainen (NIGHTWISH) on keyboards, Altti Veteläinen (ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on bass, Lauri Tuohimaa (EMBRAZE) on guitar, Olli-Pekka Törrö (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on guitar, Juha Kylmänen (REFLECTION) on vocals, and Petri Sankala (ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on drums, have reportedly set "My Wound ...

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KONKHRA To Remix New Album

Danish extreme metallers KONKHRA have posted the following update via the group's official web site at www.konkhra.com: "OK, we did mix the [new] record but we are going to run it by again. There are a couple of leads that turned out a little low, and we want to make sure that everything ...

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ANTIMATTER Ink North American Deal With THE END RECORDS

Britain's ANTIMATTER, featuring ex-ANATHEMA bassist Duncan Patterson, have inked a North American deal with The End Records. The group's debut album, Saviour, will be issued domestically on September 24th and will include two acoustic bonus tracks—"Over Your Shoulders" and "Flowers"—both featuring ANATHEMA guitarist Danny Cavanagh. Duncan commented on the signing: "So far I have only ...

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TOMMY LEE: "VINCE NEIL And I Absolutely Hate Each Other"

Despite continuous rumors to the contrary, ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has no intention of rejoining his former bandmates for a farewell tour. "Right now I'm having so much fun doing this [solo tour] that I don't even really think about it," Lee said in a recent interview. "And I know [CRÜE bassist] Nikki [Sixx] ...

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NUCLEAR ASSAULT To Issue Live Album Through SCREAMING FERRET WRECKORDS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Social Reformists NUCLEAR ASSAULT Reunite! Original Lineup of Thrash Metal Innovators Prepare Live Album For Screaming Ferret Wreckords!! With America's societal transgressions reaching a boiling point, it has become necessary for the injustices to possess a voice. While many have attempted, none have been able to address the issues with the intoxicating ...

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GUNS N' ROSES To Tour Australia, Korea, Indonesia In September

GUNS N' ROSES are due to perform in Australia in September 11-25, Korea on the 27th and Indonesia on the 29th, according to Indonesian promoter Tommy Pratama, who spoke to the local digital publication Detikcom about the group's touring plans for the fall, Allstar has reported. Pratama told Detikcom that he's had to reschedule the ...

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