DREAM THEATER Add Second NYC Show!

DREAM THEATER have added a second New York City show, to take place at the Beacon Theater on March 28th, as a result of the overwhelming demand for tickets for the group's March 27th performance. Tickets for the newly-added gig will go on sale today, January 12th. ...

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MEGADETH: Double Live CD Title, Track Listing Revealed??

According to France's Hard Rock magazine, MEGADETH's upcoming double live CD will be called Rude Awakening, and it will contain the following track listing: Disc 1 01. Dread and the Fugitive Mind 02. Kill the King 03. Wake Up Dead 04. In My Darkest Hour 05. Angry Again 06. She Wolf 07. Reckoning Day 08. ...

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Hellid-Produced MISDEMEANOR To Issue Debut CD In March

The first release via the recently-announced arrangement between ENTOMBED guitarist Alex Hellid's Muse Entity label and GMR Music will be the long-awaited self-titled debut from Stockholm all-girl outfit MISDEMEANOR. Produced by Hellid, the CD is said to contain music rooted in such influences as BLACK SABBATH, ALICE COOPER and CORROSION OF CONFORMITY, and is presently ...

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Acclaimed German Keyboardist Embarks On Solo Tour

Ferdy Doernberg, the acclaimed session musician and recording/touring keyboardist for German axe hero Axel Rudi Pell, is set to embark on a solo tour of Germany, where he will perform material from his 2000 CD Storyteller's Rain (which featured guest appearances by members of HELLOWEEN, ROUGH SILK, SODOM and EDGUY, among others). The dates are ...

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SOULFLY Nearly Done Recording Third CD

SOULFLY are nearly done with the recording portion of their as-yet-untitled third album, and are presently preparing to mix the CD for a late spring release through Roadrunner Records. At present time, there are 10 LP tracks and a bunch of B-sides that have been completed, including a cover of PAILHEAD's "I Will Refuse", SACRED ...

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PAIN: New CD, Tour, Reissue On The Way

Swedish "industrial" metal act PAIN, led by HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tagtgren, will issue their third album, entitled Nothing Remains the Same, on January 23rd through Stockholm Records. On the very same day, PAIN will perform at the official record release party at The Shrine in Stockholm, to be followed by the group's first-ever Swedish tour, ...

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BALLISTIC Ink Deal With Metal Blade Europe

BALLISTIC, the new band of former DEUCE / TENSION / WARDOG mainman Tom Gattis (which was previously going under the moniker AFTERBURN), is on the verge of signing a deal with Metal Blade Records Europe. According to Gattis, "the deal fits in perfectly to our schedules, and we can't wait to get started on our ...

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SONATA ARCTICA Live Album In The Works

Finnish melodic power metallers SONATA ARCTICA have finished mixing their live album, entitled Live In Japan 2001, at Finnvox Studios with Mikko Karmila. The band are due to enter Tico Tico Studios shortly to record a couple of new songs, which may or may not appear on the aforementioned live CD as “bonus” cuts. A ...

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Original NUCLEAR ASSAULT To Reunite For Four Shows In April!

The original line-up of NUCLEAR ASSAULTJohn Connelly (guitar/vocals), Anthony Bramante (guitars), Danny Lilker (bass), and Glenn Evans (drums)—will reunite for the first time in a decade (if you discount a poorly-promoted reunion show that took place in May 1997 in Manchester, New Hampshire) to perform four East Coast shows in April. Details are sketchy at ...

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