JON LORD To Perform With DEEP PURPLE On Upcoming UK Tour

Despite the fact that he has officially left the group, Jon Lord will play keyboards on DEEP PURPLE's rescheduled UK tour, which is due to take place in September. The dates are as follows: Sep. 07 – London, UK @ Hammersmith Apollo Sep. 08 – York, UK @ Barbican Sep. 09 – Bradford, UK @ ...

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AGNOSTIC FRONT Dates Announced

Hardcore veterans AGNOSTIC FRONT have announced the dates for their forthcoming world tour. They are as follows: Apr. 24 - Hartford, CT @ Webster Theatre Apr. 30 - Guelph, ON @ Trasheteria May 01 - Toronto, ON @ Kathedral May 10 - Buenos Aires, ARG @ TBA May 11 – Santiago, CHL @ TBA May ...

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ICED EARTH, IN FLAMES, JAG PANZER Sell Out (Literally)

The following ICED EARTH/IN FLAMES/JAG PANZER dates have reportedly been sold out: Apr. 12 - Old Bridge, NJ @ Birch Hill Nite Club Apr. 13 - Philadelphia, PA @ The Trocadero Apr. 14 - Montreal, QC @ Le Medley Apr. 15 - Toronto, ON @ Opera House Anyone wishing to attend one or more of ...

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DREAM THEATER Drummer To Pen Liner Notes For New RUSH CD

DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy will pen the liner notes for the Japanese version of the upcoming RUSH CD, entitled Vapor Trails. Says Portnoy: “I am honored to have been asked to write the liner notes for the Japanese version of their long-awaited, upcoming CD Vapor Trails, so I have been listening to this since ...

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JASON NEWSTED Goes "Unipsycho" On PAPA WHEELIE's CD Debut

The next release from former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted's record company Chophouse Records will be the debut album from Newsted's "punk/stoner" band PAPA WHEELIE (in which he reportedly plays guitar and sings), entitled Unipsycho. Among the tracks tentatively set to appear on the effort are the following: 01. Ride This 02. Tread 02. Sprocket Man ...

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SAVATAGE's CHRIS CAFFERY Speaks Out On Guitarist Change

SAVATAGE guitarist Chris Caffery has issued a personal statement regarding the recent departure of SEVEN WITCHES axeman Jack Frost and recruitment of former MEGADETH guitarist Al Pitrelli to the group's ranks. Says Caffery: “I want to thank Jack for a great job and a fun 10 months on the road. You are a great guy ...

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NICKELBACK Confirmed For Britain's V2002 Festival

NICKELBACK have been confirmed for this year's V2002 festival, where they will appear third on the bill below headliners STEREOPHONICS and PRIMAL SCREAM. The festival takes place on the weekend of August 17th and 18th at Chelmsford and Staffordshire in the UK. In other news, the band will be issuing their debut album, Curb, through ...

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