Review: DEF LEPPARD Less Than Electric

T'cha Dunlevy of the Montreal Gazette reviewed DEF LEPPARD's show at the Bell Centre in Montreal Saturday night (August 9). "It was the third big rock revival show in the past month, following the ruthless riffage of METALLICA (before 50,000 on Île Ste. Hélène) and the melodramatic camp of IRON MAIDEN last Saturday," he writes. ...

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ANATA To Release New Album In October

Swedish death metallers ANATA have set "Under A Stone With No Inscription" as the title for their third full-length album, due on October 6 through Earache/Wicked World Records. The 10-song effort was recorded and mixed in the spring at Studio Mega studios in Bollebygd and was mastered earlier this summer at Digitalfabriken in Gothenburg. ANATA's ...

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LORD BELIAL Begin Recording New Album

Swedish black metallers LORD BELIAL have entered Los Angered Recording in Angered (Gothenburg), Sweden to begin recording their new album, tentatively titled "The Seal Of Belial". The self-produced effort will be engineered by Nicklas Rudolfsson and Andy La Rocque (KING DIAMOND), and will be mixed by Andy. Drums, rhythm guitars and some overdubs are already ...

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BLACKMORE'S NIGHT: U.K. Tour Announced

BLACKMORE'S NIGHT, featuring former DEEP PURPLE/RAINBOW guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and his wife Candice Night, have announced a U.K. tour in November. "For ALL our fans in Renaissance Garb — please call the theater directly and tell them you will be in Garb for special seating," reads a post on the band's web site. "Limited special ...

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DAVE GROHL Ties The Knot

People magazine reports that FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl, 34, and former MTV producer Jordyn Blum (photo), 27, wed at their Los Angeles home Aug. 2. Hundreds of guests, including label honcho Clive Davis and Grohl's former NIRVANA bandmate Krist Novoselic attended the nuptials. It is the first marriage for Blum, the second ...

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SATYRICON Announce First Hometown Gig In Over A Year

Norway's SATYRICON have announced their first hometown show in over a year at Rockefeller in Oslo on Thursday, October 2. Scheduled to make a guest appearance at the gig is DARKTHRONE's Nocturno Culto, who will perform a couple of DARKTHRONE classics with SATYRICON. DARKTHRONE's Fenriz will DJ, and DISIPLIN and one more Moonfog Records band ...

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LIMP BIZKIT To 'Surrender' In September?

During an appearance on KROQ on Friday, August 8, LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst announced that the group's new album will be called "Surrender". He also played snippets of four songs from the CD, including "Microphone Fiend" and a track believed to be titled "Red Light, Green Light", which features a guest appearance by rapper ...

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