Former KISS Axeman Pays Tribute To 70s Glamsters SWEET

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick has contributed lead guitar to the track "Sweet FA" for an upcoming SWEET tribute album, to be released later this year. Appearing under the banner JK'S ALL STAR EXPERIENCE, Kulick is backed on the track by an all-Swedish cast consisting of, among others, bassist John Levn (ex-EUROPE), rhythm guitarist Lars ...

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SATYRICON Alter New Album Title "To Avoid Confusion"

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON have changed the title of their much-anticipated new studio effort from Vulcano to Volcano "to avoid confusion," according to the group's official web site. Volcano is tentatively scheduled for a September 2nd release through Capitol Records in Scandinavia and Nuclear Blast Records in other parts of the world. ...

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UNLEASHED Forced To Remove VENOM Cover From Comeback Release

Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED were reportedly forced to remove their rendition of the VENOM classic "Black Metal"re-dubbed "Death Metal"from their comeback release, entitled Hell's Unleashed, due to the group's inability to secure permission to alter the original version in time to make the album's projected release date. Hell's Unleashed is due to be issued on ...

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HALFORD European Festival Dates Announced

Despite the group's withdrawal from Germany's Wacken Open Air and Holland's Waldrock festivals, HALFORD will go ahead with plans to perform at several European events this summer. These are HALFORD's officially confirmed dates so far: Jun. 07 – SWE @ Sweden Rock Festival Jun. 08 – ITA @ Gods of Metal Jun. 29 – GER ...

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