NIGHTWISH Vocalist To Exit Band To Focus On Music Studies

Vocalist Tarja Turunen will leave Finland's NIGHTWISH in the fall to focus on her classical singing studies in Germany, informed sources have told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. NIGHTWISH will reportedly promote the release of their forthcoming Century Child CD with a host of European mini-tours and festival appearances during the summer, but will go separate ways once Turunen's ...

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THE WILDHEARTS: Mini-Album Title, Track Listing Finalized

The reunited THE WILDHEARTS have set The Black Box as the title of their forthcoming mini-albumthe first original material sine 1996which is tentatively scheduled to be issued during May. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Let's Go 02. Stormy In The North, Karma In The South 03. Vanilla Radio 04. ...

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DEF LEPPARD DVD Party Scheduled For Los Angeles' Cat Club

A party is being held tonight at Slim Jim Phantom's Cat Club in Los Angeles, celebrating the DVD re-releases of DEF LEPPARD's Historia/In The Round In Your Face home videos. Organized by "Happenin' Harry", a friend of DEF LEPPARD frontman Joe Elliott, the party will feature DVD showings and giveaways, live music and special appearances. ...

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KISS Comic Book Revival Due In July

According to www.kissonline.com, Dark Horse Comics has just solicited the debut issue of its KISS comic book revival, which is due to ship in July. The most ass-kicking rock band returns to comics, written by the most rockin' of young comics writers. Joe Casey (Superman, Wildcats, X-Men) presents a bold new direction for ...

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GENITORTURERS Announce European Tour

GENITORTURERS, featuring former MORBID ANGEL frontman David Evil D Vincent on bass, will embark on a two-week European tour with DKAY.COM and LAST RITES during May. As part of the trek, the Florida-based act, who will be touring in support of their new CD release Flesh is the Law, will be making an appearance at ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH To Issue "Very Best Of" Double CD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: On May 13th, CRADLE OF FILTH will release Lovecraft & Witch Hearts (The Very Best Of CRADLE OF FILTH), a specially-packaged double CD. This release is the culmination of the band's six years signed to independent label Music For Nations. Featuring 24 of CRADLE's masterpieces, this double CD clocks up an amazing ...

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