Brazilian THRASH OF THE TITANS Tentative Line-Up Announced

SEPULTURA, MACHINE HEAD and TESTAMENT are among the acts that are tentatively scheduled to perform at a huge metal festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil on April 20th in front of an anticipated audience of 20,000. Provisionally dubbed Thrash Of The Titans, the concert will feature appearances from a total of 14 bands on two different ...

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URIAH HEEP: New Studio, Live Albums On The Way

URIAH HEEP will perform a one-off show at London's Astoria on March 23rd prior to entering the studio to begin work on a new album, due later in the year. In other news, URIAH HEEP will release a CD/DVD entitled The Magician's Birthday Party at the end of the month. Filmed and recorded at the ...

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LILLIAN AXE To Issue First-Ever Live Album

LILLIAN AXE will record their first-ever official live album in their nearly 20-year history at a club show in Houston, Texas on May 4th. Tentatively due to be released in the fall, the live album may be issued as a two-CD set, with the first disc containing the live recording and the second disc comprising ...

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WESTWORLD Prepare For "Act III"

New York's WESTWORLD, featuring TNT frontman Tony Harnell and RIOT guitarist Mark Reale, have set Act III as the title of their forthcoming third full-length album, which is currently being recorded for a late spring release through Z Records. ...

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IMPELLITTERI Update From The Axe Legend

IMPELLITTERI mainman Chris Impellitteri has posted the following update on the group's activities via the band's official web site: “[Vocalist] Graham [Bonnet and I] have just returned from a very exciting promotional tour of Japan. We were doing many interviews with the press for our new disc, System X. The press seem to like the ...

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PRIMUS To Reissue First Two Albums

PRIMUS will be issuing remastered versions of the group's first two albums, Suck On This and Frizzle Fry, on April 23rd. Mainman Les Claypool told Australia's Undercover News that "we are remastering the first two PRIMUS records that haven't been available for a long time, Suck On This and Frizzle Fry. That's kind of exciting. ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS Cut European Tour Short, Begin Work On New CD

VICIOUS RUMORS were forced to leave their European tour with BLAZE and SAVATAGE two shows early “due to circumstances beyond our control”, according to a statement on the group's official web site. VICIOUS RUMORS will shortly begin work on the follow-up to last year's Sadistic Symphony, which is not expected to surface before the end ...

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FILTER-Approved DUALESC Set Release Date For Debut Full-Length

Portland, Oregon's DUALESC have set May 28th as the release date for their upcoming debut full-length CD, entitled Through The Floods, Not With Them, which will include a four-song recording produced by FILTER mainman Richard Patrick and engineer Rae Dileo at their Abyssinian Sons Studios last February. The group are planning on returning to the ...

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