CRUACHAN: 'Pagan' Cover Artwork Posted Online

Irish folk metal band CRUACHAN have posted the cover artwork for their forthcoming album, "Pagan", at this location. Cover artwork for "Pagan" was created by John Howe, the leading JRR Tolkien illustrator and the conceptual artist from "The Lord of the Rings" movies. The group's fourth full-length album, "Pagan" is scheduled for release ...

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ROCKETS TO RUIN: Straight-Ahead, High-Energy Southern Rock 'N' Roll

Former PIECE DOGS guitarist Mike Grimmett has formed a new Atlanta, Georgia-based band called ROCKETS TO RUIN. Influenced by groups such as KISS, THE CULT, GUNS N' ROSES, RAMONES, and STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, ROCKETS TO RUIN play straight-ahead, high-energy rock 'n' roll. The band, whose lineup is completed by vocalist Cleveland (formerly of SUPERCONDUCTOR), bassist ...

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SILVERGINGER 5 To Open For THE WILDHEARTS In Stockholm

SILVERGINGER 5, the band featuring THE WILDHEARTS frontman Ginger and former ELECTRIC BOYS guitarist/vocalist Conny Bloom, will be the support band for THE WILDHEARTS on February 17 at the Debaser in Stockholm, Sweden. The one-off show will mark SILVERGINGER 5's first-ever performance in Scandinavia. In related news, Bloom's new project GROOVIES INC. are in the ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS Frontman Checks In With Latest Update

THE HELLACOPTERS guitarist/vocalist Nicke Andersson (ex-ENTOMBED drummer) has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Dear recipients of the rock, "I hope everyone is doing great and that 2004 has treated you good so far! I thought I'd let you know that there are no easychairs around here at camp Hellacopter even ...

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EDGUY Meet DAVID HASSELHOFF: Photo Available

During EDGUY's recent appearance on the "Pro 7" TV show, the guys in the band ran into an unlikely EDGUY/heavy metal fan — David Hasselhoff of "Knight Rider" and "Baywatch" fame. According to EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet, Hasselhoff claimed to into heavy metal and didn't look a day older than he did in 1985. Click ...

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ROSTOK VAMPIRES To Release New Album In April

Reunited '90s German punk/thrash outfit ROSTOK VAMPIRES, one of the first acts to get signed to then-freshly-launched Nuclear Blast Records, are presently recording a new studio album, tentatively due in April. No further information is currently available. ROSTOK VAMPIRES' 2003 four-song demo, titled "In The Pitch", is still available for download from the band's official ...

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KRIST NOVOSELIC Finds NIRVANA in Grays River Valley

Damian Mulinix of Chinook Observer reports that 2003 was really a transition year for former NIRVANA bassist Krist Novoselic in a lot of ways. The year before, he and the band EYES ADRIFT recorded what he calls "a fantastic record," but found that the climate of today's music industry makes it very hard for independent ...

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