TO/DIE/FOR Announce Mexican Live Dates

Finland's TO/DIE/FOR have lined up the following shows in Mexico during February: Feb. 23 - Mexico City, MEX @ TBA Feb. 24 – Guadalajara, MEX @ TBA At the moment, it is anticipated that SINERGY guitarist Roope Latvala will be filling the vacant second guitarist slot (following the departure of J-P a few months back) ...

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EXODUS Guitarist Issues Statement Following Baloff's Passing

EXODUS guitarist Gary Holt has issued the following statement following the untimely passing of vocalist Paul Baloff earlier today: “In My Words..... by Gary Holt “Words cannot describe the pain I am feeling, was feeling, at the sudden and oh so premature loss of Paul. As I sit here at the waters end of San ...

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STRATOVARIUS' Johansson To Guest On HAMMERFALL Bonus Track

STRATOVARIUS/ex-DIO keyboardist Jens Johansson will make a guest appearance on an upcoming HAMMERFALL bonus track—a cover of YNGWIE MALMSTEEN's “Rising Force”. Although no recording plans have yet been announced, HAMMERFALL's rendition of the above-mentioned cut will reportedly be “faster” than the original and will presumably be included in a special-edition version of the group's next ...

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VAN HALEN: "Weighing All Options" Following Split With Warner Bros.

VAN HALEN are "currently weighing all the options and seeing what the future brings, [but] it's still premature to say where the band will go [following their split with longtime label Warner Bros. Records]," the group's attorney, Alan Mintz, told Billboard magazine. According to Mintz, VAN HALEN will "seriously consider" major label offers, but he ...

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