MacAlpine Gets In The RING

RING OF FIRE, the new band of former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN vocalist Mark Boals, have parted ways with guitarist George Bellas due to the latter's inability to “fulfill the requirements of the band," according to a statement from Boals. In Bellas' place, RING OF FIRE have enlisted legendary axeman Tony MacAlpine, who will join the group ...

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SINERGY Release Dates Revealed

SINERGY's latest studio effort, entitled Suicide By My Side, will be released in Finland on January 7th, the rest of Europe on January 14th, Japan on January 23rd and North America on February 5th. ...

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DANZIG Rock The House At Hollywood's The Whiskey

Here is the set list (in no particular order) for DANZIG's performance at the Whiskey in Hollywood, California on Friday, December 28th (the group played at The Roxy in Hollywood the following night): 01. Godless 02. 7th House 03. Possession 04. How The Gods Kill 05. LiberSkull (new) 06. It's Coming Down 07. Until You ...

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BROKEN HOPE To Record New CD In January

Illinois death metallers BROKEN HOPE have amicably parted ways with Martyr Music Group and are currently seeking a new record label. "The album has been written since last spring and we are eager to finally get it recorded," guitarist Brian Griffin commented. According to the group's official web site, drummer Jeff Bumgardner has re-located to ...

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CRISIS Become SKULLSICK NATION

After nearly a decade on the scene, Los Angeles-based, female-fronted metallers CRISIS have changed their name to SKULLSICK NATION. According to guitarist Jwyanza, the name change is due to the fact that "the band has just gone through so many changes over the last four years since [we put out our last CD] The Hollowing ...

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TESTAMENT Guitarist To Guest On SKITZO CD

TESTAMENT/DRAGONLORD guitarist Steve Smyth will be going into the recording studio with close friend and BLACK SABBATH tribute group SWEET LEAF bandmate Lance Ozanix to lay down guest leads on the next SKITZO release. Smyth had previously appeared on SKITZO's Got Sick CD. ...

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THE 3RD AND THE MORTAL Bounce Back With "Memoirs"

Norway's THE 3RD AND THE MORTAL will issue their first album in five years, entitled Memoirs, through VME (Voices Music and Entertainment) in early February. According to the group's official web site, the nine-song CD “was recorded in several intervals over a period of four years, and this time a lot of guest musicians are ...

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DAVID COVERDALE Continues Work On Upcoming Solo CD

Former DEEP PURPLE/WHITESNAKE frontman DAVID COVERDALE has posted the following update on the progress of the songwriting sessions for his upcoming solo CD, the singer's first since 2000's Into The Light: “I have more than 20 songs to actually turn into 'songs', as opposed to 'instrumentals'...actually, closer to 30, [including] some [Into The Light] stuff ...

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