AC/DC Duo Jam Out With BILLY JOEL At Florida Concert

In what has to be one of the most bizarre pairings in recent memory, “piano man” BILLY JOEL was joined by AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson and bassist Cliff Williams during JOEL's recent Tampa, Florida gig (where he performed with ELTON JOHN) for a rendition of the AC/DC classic "Highway To Hell". Despite BILLY JOEL's predominantly ...

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MARILYN MANSON: Use Your Fist And Not Your Mouth

MARILYN MANSON is presently putting the finishing touches to the group's upcoming album—described by the singer as “a hard and violent mix of industrial-strength punk vaudeville with 30s Berlin cabaret decadence”—which is currently being co-produced by MANSON and Tim Skold (KMFDM, ex-SHOTGUN MESSIAH) at a Los Angeles studio for a tentative late spring/early summer release ...

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ANTHRAX Seek Out Sanctuary In Time For Forthcoming Album

ANTHRAX are on the verge of inking a US deal with Sanctuary Records prior to the completion of their ninth studio album, which is tentatively due to be issued during the summer. The as-yet-untitled CD will come out in Europe through Nuclear Blast Records and may or may not be followed by the release of ...

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HALFORD Confirmed For BANG YOUR HEAD

HALFORD is the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's Bang Your Head festival, which is scheduled to take place in Balingen, Germany on June 28th and 29th. The full list of artists currently scheduled to appear at the event is as follows: BRUCE DICKINSON CANDLEMASS HALFORD SLAYER GAMMA RAY IRON SAVIOR JAG ...

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ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW Halt The Machine, Future Uncertain

Finland's ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW have announced that they will take a long sabbatical in order to recharge their batteries—a move that may in fact signal an end to the group. Here is the band's official statement on the matter: “The years have gone very quickly. The ancestors of this band started over 10 years ...

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SAINT VITUS, TROUBLE Collaboration Confirmed For WACKEN OPEN A

DEBRIS INC., the new group featuring SAINT VITUS mainman Dave Chandler and TROUBLE bassist Ron Holzner, are the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place on August 2-3 in Wacken, Germany. The full list of artists currently scheduled to appear at the event ...

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