40 GRIT To Contribute To D.R.I. Tribute CD

San Francisco Bay Area's 40 GRIT will be contributing an as-yet-undetermined D.R.I. cover to an upcoming D.R.I. tribute album, which is currently being compiled with the assistance of the latter band for a late 2002 release through Malt Soda Records. As previously reported, 40 GRIT are still shopping recently-recorded demo material to various labels in ...

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BESEECH Announce Upcoming Gigs

Swedish “gothic metal” act BESEECH will be performing the following gigs during the coming months: Apr. 20 - Austria Vienna, Dungeon (w/DARKWELL, EISLINGEN) Apr. 26 – Borås, Sweden @ TBA Aug. ?? – BEL @ Eurorock Oct. 18 - Berlin, GER @ Knaak (w/ASHES YOU LEAVE) Oct. 19 - Tharandt, GER @ Headbanger (w/ASHES YOU ...

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DEE SNIDER: Too Twisted For ABC?

The following item comes to us courtesy of The New York Post: TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider may have been a bit too twisted for the suits at ABC's late night info-fest, "World News Now". Snider, formerly known as the hulking drag queen who snarled the '80s anthems "We're Not Gonna Take It" and "I ...

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ALL BORO KINGS Debut Recorded, Ready To Be Mixed

ALL BORO KINGS, the new project consisting of Dave Neabore (DOG EAT DOG, bass/vocals), Dan Nastasi (ex-DOG EAT DOG/MUCKY PUP, guitar/vocals), Sean Kilkenny (DOG EAT DOG, guitar/vocals) and drummer John Milnes (ex-TRACY BONHAM/THE BLOODHOUND GANG), have finished recording their debut album at Big Blue Meanie Studios in Hoboken, New Jersey with producer Tim Gilles and ...

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TURBONEGRO Reunite For Summer Festival Appearances

Legendary Norwegian rock'n'rollers TURBONEGRO will reunite this summer for the group's first live shows since December 1998. So far the following appearances have been confirmed: Jun. 14 – Hultsfred, SWE @ Hultsfred Festival Jul. 06 - Kristiansand, NOR @ Quart Festival Aug. 17 – Cologne, GER @ Bizarre Festival TURBONEGRO were the subject of an ...

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EDGUY Headlining Gigs, Festival Appearances Announced

German power metallers EDGUY have announced the following headlining dates during the coming months: Mar. 03 - Moscow, RUS @ DK Gorbunova Mar. 16 - Granada, SPA @ Piorno Rock Festival Apr. 05 - New Jersey, NJ @ NJ Metalfest May 06 - Tokyo, JAP @ Club Citta (w/RHAPSODY) May 07 - Tokyo, JAP @ ...

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SAHARA HOTNIGHTS Add Los Angeles Date To Upcoming Tour

Swedish all-girl outfit SAHARA HOTNIGHTS have added a Los Angeles date to their upcoming US mini-tour. The band's full American itinerary now looks like this: Mar. 10 – New York, NY @ CBGBs (w/THE SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES, LEFT HAND SOLUTION) Mar. 15 – Austin, TX @ SXSW Mar. 19 – West Hollywood, CA @ ...

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APARTMENT 26 Dropped By Hollywood Records, In Search Of New Label Home

Britain's APARTMENT 26—the group fronted by Biff Butler, son of BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler—have reportedly been dropped by Hollywood Records and are currently seeking a new record deal with the help of manager Gloria Butler (Biff's mom and Geezer's wife). APARTMENT 26's debut CD, Hallucinating, was issued in May 2000 and featured a guest ...

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Former AMEN Guitarist Officially Joins BLUEBIRD

Former AMEN guitarist Paul Fig has officially joined Los Angeles rock act BLUEBIRD, with whom he recently completed several “amazing” west coast dates alongside NEBULA and DEAD MEADOW. The group are presently in the studio working on their as-yet-untitled sophomore full-length CD, which is scheduled to be released during the summer through Dim Mak Records. ...

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