MANOWAR To Demolish East Coast

MANOWAR will embark on a week-long east coast tour prior to their Metal Meltdown IV appearance on April 6th and will return to the road on April 20th for a nearly month-long run that will culminate in a tentative Tuesday, May 14th appearance at the WWF/Times Square in New York City. Here are the confirmed ...

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ABSU Drummer Among Leading Candidates To Join SLAYER

ABSU percussionist Proscriptor (a.k.a. Russ R. Givens) is a strong candidate to fill the vacant SLAYER drummer slot following the departure of Paul Bostaph, who left the group last December due to a chronic elbow injury. Although the drummer has yet to be officially offered the position, Givens reportedly auditioned with SLAYER guitarist Kerry King ...

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TESLA Begin Work On New CD, Line Up Acoustic Dates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TESLA WORKING ON SONGS FOR NEW STUDIO ALBUM SERIES OF ACOUSTIC CONCERTS SCHEDULED The hard-rocking, hard-working band TESLA has begun work on their next studio effort, writing songs for the past two months at guitarist Frank Hannon's studio in Northern California. This album will be the first studio release from the original ...

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THE IRON MAIDENS: Rocking Out In Huntington Beach

THE IRON MAIDENS, L.A.'s all-girl tribute to IRON MAIDEN that features in its ranks PHANTOM BLUE drummer Linda McDonald and guitarist Josephine, will perform at Kozmos (formerly The Lotus Lounge) in Huntington Beach, California on Saturday, April 13th. Also appearing at the show will be PROTOTYPE, NEW EDEN and the debut of HANGAR 18: A ...

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THE RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS Prepare New CD, Announce European Appearances

THE RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS are currently in intensive songwriting sessions for the follow-up to the group's quadruple-platinum Californication CD, which is tentatively set for a June release. Guitarist John Frusciante recently commented on the initial rehearsals for the forthcoming effort: "There was just all kinds of new rhythms and new sounds and nobody really ...

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IMPELLITTERI Set Release Date For "System X"

IMPELLITTERI, featuring returning frontman Graham Bonnet (ex-MSG/RAINBOW), have set March 21st as the Japanese release date for their long-awaited new studio album, entitled System X. The full track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. United We Stand 02. Perfect Crime 03. End Of The World 04. She's A Nighttime Lover 05. Slow Kill ...

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SENTENCED Announce Title, Tentative Release Date For New CD!

Finland's SENTENCED have set The Cold White Light as the title of their forthcoming studio CD, which has just been mastered in Helsinki for a mid-May release through Century Media Records. A single will be released before the album comes out and an accompanying video clip will be shot in March. SENTENCED are tentatively scheduled ...

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STEVE DIGIORGIO To Guest On New VINTERSORG CD!

Former DEATH/CONTROL DENIED and current TESTAMENT bassist Steve DiGiorgio will make a guest appearance on the forthcoming album from Sweden's VINTERSORG, entitled Visions From The Spiral Generator. DiGiorgio will lay down his tracks at an as-yet-undisclosed studio in the San Francisco Bay Area during March 8-9 for a summer release through Napalm Records. According to ...

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NUCLEAR ASSAULT Confirmed For Wacken Open Air!

The original line-up of NUCLEAR ASSAULTJohn Connelly (guitar/vocals), Anthony Bramante (guitars), Danny Lilker (bass), and Glenn Evans (drums)—are the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place on August 2-3 in Wacken, Germany. The full line-up of acts that are presently scheduled to perform ...

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ANCIENT RITES Confirmed For EUROROCK

Belgian black metal act ANCIENT RITES have been confirmed for the Eurorock festival, which is scheduled to take place in Neerpelt, Belgium on August 3-5. Also confirmed for the event are THE GATHERING, among others. ...

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