THRONEAEON Part Ways With Hammerheart Records

Swedish death metallers THRONEAEON have parted ways with Holland's Hammerheart Records due to unsatisfactory promotion of their Neither of Gods album, according to Digital Metal. "Since our co-operation with Hammerheart Records hasn't been satisfactory we have come to an agreement where we will no longer be working together," the band announced in a recent email ...

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Former ALIEN Singer Bounces Back With Solo Release

Former ALIEN singer Jim Jidhed, one of the greatest voices of AOR, is coming back with his first solo album in 12 years. Containing material written largely by Jidhed himself, the singer's first solo album since 1990 is being produced by Tommy Denander and will also include songs penned by Steve Perry (JOURNEY), Cliff Magness ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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