AXEL RUDI PELL Sets Release Dates For Live CD, DVD

German axe hero AXEL RUDI PELL will release a double live CD, entitled Knights Live, and accompanying DVD, entitled Knight Treasures (Live and More), on October 21st through SPV/Steamhammer Records. The CD will feature recordings from the April/ May 2002 tour while the DVD will also include additional footage and special material not previously available. ...

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LAMB OF GOD To Headline HELLFEST 2002

LAMB OF GOD have accepted an invitation to close out the three-day Hellfest 2002 festival at the New York State Fairgrounds on Sunday, July 14th. The 2002 Hellfest is scheduled to play host to 106 of the heaviest hitting bands from all reaches of the planet. LAMB OF GOD will also be appearing at Met ...

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HATE ETERNAL Line Up Brazilian Dates

Florida death metallers HATE ETERNAL, featuring MORBID ANGEL guitarist Erik Rutan and former MORBID ANGEL fill-in bassist/vocalist Jared Anderson, have lined up two Brazilian dates in September, with a possible third show yet to be announced. They are as follows: Sep. 28 - São Paulo, BRA @ Setembro Negro Sep. 29 – Recife, BRA @ ...

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SEPTIC FLESH Complete Work On "Sumerian Daemons"

Greece's SEPTIC FLESH have completed work on their new album, entitled Sumerian Daemons, with producer Fredrik Nordström (i.e. HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, ARCH ENEMY, DIMMU BORGIR, etc.) at Gothenburg's Studio Fredman for an October release through Hammerheart Records. Among the tracks set to appear on the 13-song effort are the following: 01. Red Code Cult 02. ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist Goes Disco!

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash joined disco legends CHIC and NILE RODGERS onstage at the Hollywood Bowl in Hollywood, California on June 29th for a rendition of CHIC's timeless smash "Le Freak". The performance took place as part of K-BIG 104's celebration of the Saturday Night Fever 25th Anniversary, dubbed Disco Fever. ...

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SHAMAN Announce South American Dates

Brazil's SHAMAN, featuring former ANGRA members Andre Matos (vocals), Luis Mariutti (bass) and Ricardo Confessori (drums), have lined up the following South American dates during the coming weeks: Aug. 21 - Porto Alegre, BRA @ Bar Opinião Aug. 23 – Curitiba, BRA @ Moinho São Roque Sep. 14 - São Paulo, BRA @ Via Funchal ...

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ETHER SEEDS Ink Deal With ROADRUNNER

ETHER SEEDS, featuring vocalist Dustin Lowery (the younger brother of SEVENDUST guitarist Clint Lowery and STEREOMUD bassist Corey Lowery), former LIQUID GANG bassist Eric Nagy, guitarist Stephen Seals, and ex-CHLOROPHYLL drummer Billy Deputato, have inked a deal with Roadrunner Records. Described as "'classic feeling' hard rock with beautifully melodic vocals," ETHER SEEDS are scheduled to ...

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BRAZEN ABBOT: Line-Up For New CD Revealed

BRAZEN ABBOT, led by guitarist Nikolo Kotzev, have commenced the recording process for the band's new studio album, due at the end of the year. The full line-up of musicians appearing on the 11-song CD is as follows: Joe Lynn Turner (ex-RAINBOW/DEEP PURPLE): vocals Göran Edman (ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN): vocals Jørn Lande (MASTERPLAN/ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN): vocals Mic ...

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