NUCLEAR ASSAULT Reunion Tour Confirmed!

The original line-up of NUCLEAR ASSAULTJohn Connelly (guitar/vocals), Anthony Bramante (guitars), Danny Lilker (bass), and Glenn Evans (drums)will be embarking on a three-date east coast reunion tour during April. The shows will mark the first time the group's original line-up has played together on a stage in a decade (discounting a poorly-promoted reunion show that ...

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MANOWAR: We'll Die In The Name Of Metal!!

More information has surfaced about the upcoming MANOWAR studio album, entitled Warriors Of The World, which is scheduled to be released in Europe on Monday, May 27th through Nuclear Blast Records. During a February 9th press conference held at Galaxy Studios in Belgium, where the album was mixed, members of MANOWAR discussed the making of ...

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HEAVENLY Begin Work On New CD, Line Up German Gigs

France's HEAVENLY have completed writing the first three tracks for their next studio album, which are being described as more heavy metal and more symphonic than the group's previous efforts. The as-yet-untitled album will reportedly be a conceptual record and will be recorded in late spring for a late 2002 release. In the meantime, HEAVENLY ...

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THE FALLEN Land Endorsement Deal, Prepare To Issue Sophomore CD

Metal Blade Records recording artists THE FALLEN are proud to announce their new allegiance with B.C. Rich Guitars, a company that needs no introduction within the music industry. THE FALLEN will exclusively play and endorse B.C. Rich guitars and basses, and will be featured in the new B.C. Rich 2002 catalog. Look for THE FALLEN's ...

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REVEREND Pay Tribute To UFO

Seattle's REVEREND, featuring former METAL CHURCH and current WAYNE frontman David Wayne, are presently laying down the basic tracks for their cover of UFO's Lights Out at ex-NEVERMORE/current ANNIHILATOR guitarist Curran Murphy's Smiley Sounds Studios. The finished track will appear on an upcoming UFO tribute CD, which is scheduled to be released through the Midwest ...

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VIRGOS: The Uneasy Path

Birmingham, Alabama's VIRGOS (formerly VIRGOS MERLOT) have encountered unspecified problems with the release of their much-anticipated second album, The Path of Least Resistance, which was originally scheduled to be issued through CREED's independent label Blue Collar Records. As a result, the band have decided to create a very special and very limited five-song CD entitled ...

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HELIX Frontman Launches Side Project

HELIX frontman Brian Vollmer, guitarist Bill Gadd, bassist Tony Paleschi, and drummer Archie Gamble will be entering Reiner's Studios in London, Ontario on March 3rd to record four new tracks that they've recently collaborated on: Panic, Wanna Be Stoned, Hard to Feel the Sunshine (When Your Heart Is Filled With Rain) and When the Whip ...

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KREATOR Line Up Festival Appearances, Start Work On Live CD/DVD

KREATOR will be rejoining their recent touring mates DESTRUCTION and SODOM for two Greek dates next week before lining up additional European shows in April/May. Japanese, North American and South American tours are currently in the works as well. KREATOR have also been confirmed for several European summer festivals, including Gods of Metal, Graspop, With ...

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