PERZONAL WAR Set Release Date For 'Faces'

Germany's PERZONAL WAR have set an April 19 European release date through AFM Records for their fourth full-length album, "Faces". The follow-up to 2002's "Different But The Same" will contain 10 to 13 songs and will include "lots of heavy guitars and catchy melodies," according to a posting on the band's web site. PERZONAL WAR ...

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ARISE To Enter Studio In August

Swedish death/thrash metal band ARISE will enter StudioMega in August/September to begin recording their third album. The follow-up to 2003's "Kings Of The Cloned Generation" is tentatively due in early 2005 through Spinefarm Records. Upcoming ARISE shows: May 22 - 2000 Decibel Festival - Bengtsfors, SWE Jun. 05 – Westgothafestivalen - Trollhättan, SWE Jul. 31 ...

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Ex-QUIET RIOT Singer KEVIN DUBROW To Play Acoustic Show

QUIET RIOT vocalist Kevin DuBrow will be playing his first solo/acoustic show at The Palms Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada on Monday, February 2. The show is part of The Palms "Rock The Lounge" series that takes place in the hotel's Palapa Lounge. DuBrow will be performing acoustic versions of QUIET RIOT classics and a ...

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DARKWELL To Begin Recording New Album

Austrian "gothic metal" band DARKWELL, featuring ex-ABIGOR and current SHADOWCAST drummer Moritz Neuner, will enter Mirror Production Studios this month to begin recording their second full-length album, tentatively due late April through Napalm Records. The follow-up to the "Conflict Of Interest" EP (2002) will mark the group's first recording with new singer Stephanie Meier, who ...

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Report: AEROSMITH Feud With NFL Over SUPER BOWL Rehearsal Time

Gayle Fee and Laura Raposa of the Boston Herald report that after 24 hours of intense — and sometimes tense — negotiations, AEROSMITH is Back in the Saddle Again for Super Bowl XXXVIII. "We worked it out," said National Football League spokesguy Brian McCarthy. "We're looking forward to a great show." On Friday afternoon the ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Bassist Begins Mixing Solo Album

GUNS N' ROSES bassist Tommy Stinson has posted the following message on his web site: "Yeah me!!! I started mixing today!!! Mr. Sean Beaven (GUNS N' ROSES, MARILYN MANSON, NIN, NO DOUBT) is at the controls doing me the honors. With a little luck it should take about two weeks or so. Good thing too ...

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SKID ROW Announce More Tour Dates

SKID ROW have added more tour dates to their upcoming itinerary. Their schedule is now shaping up as follows: Feb. 18 – Vernal, UT @ Club XS Feb. 19 – Nephi, UT @ Salt Creek Sports Lounge Feb. 20 – Boise, ID @ The Big Easy Concert House Feb. 21 – Spokane, WA @ The ...

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REPUGNANT Added To CENTINEX Tour

Sweden's REPUGNANT (web site) have been added to the upcoming Finnish mini-tour headlined by CENTINEX. Also appearing on the bill are DEATH DU JOUR. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 07 - Tampere, FIN - Hellä Apr. 08 – Helsinki, FIN - Stella Star Apr. 09 – Turku, FIN - Bar Shadow Apr. ...

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