ERIC SINGER Back In KISS?

According to a posting at KissFanShop.de, a Japanese radio station has reported that Eric Singer will be sitting behind the kit for KISS' upcoming tour of Japan, which is scheduled to take place in late May. As previously reported, the following is a list of currently confirmed dates for KISS' Japanese tour: May 27 – ...

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UNLEASHED Confirmed For Germany's PARTY.SAN OPEN AIR FESTIVAL

Swedish death metal legends UNLEASHED have been confirmed as one of the headliners of the Party.San Open Air Festival, set to take place Aug. 12-14 in Bad Berka, Germany. The group will perform on Aug. 13. The complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows (in alphabetical order): CARPATHIAN ...

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NAPALM DEATH Singer Turns Swedish: Video Available

NASUM's official web site has posted a 34-second video collage of NAPALM DEATH vocalist Mark "Barney" Greenway "saying all the Swedish words and sentences he knows." According to NASUM, "Barney is a human dictionary and could probably learn Swedish in a month." Download the video here (file size: 6 MB). ...

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CELTIC FROST Propose Double-CD Anthology

CELTIC FROST have posted the following message on their official web site: "Sanctuary Records, London, have approached their German office in Berlin, the former Noise Records (and original label of CELTIC FROST in the 1980s), with the intention to compile a two-CD slipcase 'Anthology' covering CELTIC FROST's career. Steve Hammonds of Sanctuary London also proposed ...

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NECROPHOBIC to Play Stockholm's MEGAMETAL FESTIVAL

Swedish death metallers NECROPHOBIC were contacted by the organizers of Stockholm's MegaMetal Festival about participating in this year's edition of the festival. "We said yes to this offer, but the decision if NECROPHOBIC will play is yet unconfirmed," the band write on their web site. "This is a festival that takes place in Kungsträdgården in ...

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STRATOVARIUS' TOLKKI: 'ADOLF HITLER Is Alive And Well'

STRATOVARIUS guitarist Timo Tolkki continues to entertain the metal masses with his hilarious online postings. Check out the following masterpiece (dated Feb. 20): "World peace, tolerance to other people's feelings and opinions, systematically refusing to cooperate with EVIL, world without armies, world without hate, love... My eyes have opened finally. These fucking things ...

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SKINDRED Begin Demoing New Material

SKINDRED, the Welsh band featuring former members of DUB WAR, are starting to demo "some killer new tracks in their new rehearsal space/recording studio," according to a post on the band's web site. There is currently no date set for the band to go into the studio to begin recording the follow-up to 2002's "Babylon". ...

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