420 MONKS Part With Bassist, Cancel South Carolina, Tennessee Gigs

Atlanta's 420 MONKS, featuring former STUCK MOJO frontman Bonz, ex-CHUM (Puerto Rico) drummer Carlos Torres, guitarist John B., and former PUBLIC ENEMY touring DJ DJ Lord, were forced to cancel their shows in Columbia, South Carolina and Johnson City, Tennessee this weekend after parting ways with bassist Dave Saunders. The band, who are currently working ...

Read more

EXHIBITION Ink Deal With LMP Records

New Jersey progressive metallers EXHIBITION have inked a deal with Germany's LMP Records. The group's debut album, entitled The Sign of Tomorrow, will include nine songs and is tentatively due to be released in the fall. ...

Read more

HANOI ROCKS: Additional Live Dates Announced

The reunited HANOI ROCKS, featuring vocalist Michael Monroe and guitarist Andy McCoy, have lined up the following live gigs during the coming months: May 24 - Helsinki, FIN @ Tavastia Club Jun. 04 - Stockholm, SWE @ Klubben Jun. 05 - Gothenburg, SWE @ Sticky Fingers Jun. 08 - Sölvesborg, SWE @ Sweden Rock Jun. ...

Read more

ROB HALFORD Goes Back To Selling Porn

Former JUDAS PRIEST and current HALFORD frontman Rob Halford has been filmed selling smut behind the counter of a Santa Monica adult book store as part of a scene for the upcoming Jonas Akerlund film Spun, which stars Mickey Rourke, Brittany Murphy and Jason Schwartzman. "When I had my audition, Jonas said, 'As soon as ...

Read more

40 GRIT Recruit URTEAGA To Produce Sophomore CD

San Francisco Bay Area's 40 GRIT will once again utilize the services of producer Juan Urteaga (i.e. SKINLAB) during the recording of the group's sophomore album, which is scheduled to take place in June. The band has written roughly 24-25 songs to choose from for the as-yet-untitled effort, which will be released through Metal Blade ...

Read more

AGNOSTIC FRONT Postpone Canadian Tour

AGNOSTIC FRONT have postponed their Canadian tour until the end of July. Frontman Roger Miret has issued the following statement regarding the matter: "On behalf of AGNOSTIC FRONT, I would like to apologize for us not making it in to your country. As you all know the difficulties it is when crossing the borders in ...

Read more

BLOOD RED THRONE Announce Upcoming dates

Norway's BLOOD RED THRONE, featuring former EMPEROR / SATYRICON / EINHERJER bassist-turned-guitarist Tchort, have lined up the following gigs during May/June: May 24 - Folken, NOR @ TBA (w/DIMMU BORGIR) May 31 - Federicia, DEN @ TBA (w/EXMORTEM) Jun. 01 - TBA, DEN @ TBA (w/EXMORTEM) ...

Read more