SAVATAGE Announce PITRELLI's Return To Group's Ranks

SAVATAGE have officially rejoined forces with former MEGADETH guitarist Al Pitrelli. As a result of this develoment, the group will no longer be requiring the services of SEVEN WITCHES axeman Jack Frost, who filled in for Pitrelli during the latter's tenure with Mustaine and co. "Me and the boys have remained friends in the past ...

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KATAKLYSM Prepare To Enter Studio To Record "Shadows & Dust"

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM will enter Montreal's Victor Studios in May with producer J-F Dagenais to begin recording their brand new album, entitled Shadows & Dust, for a November 4th release through Nuclear Blast Records. According to singer Maurizio Iacono, “since our US touring got cancelled last year with MARDUK, we had some time on ...

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NIGHTWISH "Century Child" Live Dates Announced

Finland's NIGHTWISH have announced the dates for their upcoming Century Child tour—the group's last dates prior to taking an extensive break from touring and recording activities. They are as follows: Jun. 28 - Balingen, GER @ Bang Your Head Jul. 13 – Helsinki, FIN @ Tuska Open Air Festival Jul. 16 - Mexico City, MEX ...

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CRYOGENIC To Record New CD, Make Festival Appearance

Australia's CRYOGENIC will enter the studio in August to record their as-yet-untitled new album for an October release through an as-yet-undetermined record label. In other news, CRYOGENIC have been confirmed for this year's Overcranked festival, which is scheduled to take place on June 22nd at Brisbane Uni in Brisbane, Queensland. Other acts set to appear ...

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DKAY.COM To Include Bonus Cuts On First Run Of New CD

Germany's DKAY.COM, featuring former DIE KRUPPS mainman Jrgen Engler, will release their second album, entitled Deeper Into The Heart Of Dysfunction, on April 22nd. A US release date is still pending. The first edition of the Deeper Into The Heart Of Dysfunction will feature a remix of the track "Film Noir" by IN STRICT CONFIDENCE ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Bassist Embarks On European Tour

Former GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan's new band LOADED have announced the following European dates during July: Jul. 11 - Manchester, UK - Hope&Garage Jul. 12 - Glasgow, UK - Cathouse Jul. 13 - London, UK - Mean Fiddler Jul. 14 - Amsterdam, NETH - Melkweg Jul. 18 - Hamburg, GER - Schachthof Jul. ...

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HOME TOWN HERO Confirmed To Support STONE TEMPLE PILOTS

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS have selected HOME TOWN HERO as the main support band on the former group's upcoming tour. They will open all non-festival dates on the trek. In addition to HOME TOWN HERO, PUDDLE OF MUDD will also be opening up the April 25th show at the O'Connell Center in Gainesville, FL. ...

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SILVERCHAIR Debut At #1 On Australian Album Charts

SILVERCHAIR's latest studio album, entitled Diorama, has entered the Australian top 40 charts at position #1, matching the chart-topping feats of all three previous SILVERCHAIR albums. Diorama has already been certified gold and is well on its way to platinum sales success in the group's homeland. "SILVERCHAIR would like to thank everybody who has welcomed ...

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