DEEP PURPLE To Honor The Kangaroos At Australian Gig

DEEP PURPLE will be flying to Australia in April to perform a one-off show for the Australian football team The Kangaroos in Melbourne, according to Undercover News. The band will reportedly play at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on Friday, April 26th with JIMMY BARNES, DIESEL and WARPED as support. The upcoming show will mark ...

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KISS To Salute "American Bandstand"

KISS are among the first artists to sign on to celebrate the 50th anniversary of American Bandstand on the TV special American Bandstand's 50thA Celebration, to be hosted by Dick Clark. KISS will reportedly appear to talk about how the TV show impacted their careers and lives. The show, which will alternate between performances and ...

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DRAGONFORCE Ink Deal With Sanctuary/Noise

Britain's DRAGONFORCE, the London-based modern catchy speed power metal band, have signed with Sanctuary/Noise Records. After one year and a half of negotiations, touring with HALFORD, STRATOVARIUS and headlining their own shows across England, DRAGONFORCE have taken another step forward signing with Sanctuary Group, which currently includes artists such as MEGADETH, GAMMA RAY, HALFORD, KAMELOT ...

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ANDREW WK Lands A New HOLE

The following item comes to us courtesy of the March 29th edition of The New York Post: Things are looking up for buzzed-about rocker ANDREW WK [aka Andrew Wilkes-Krier]. The long-haired hedonist behind head-banging odes to excess like 'Party 'Til You Puke' is selling out shows, getting gushed about in glossy magazines, and sporting some ...

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AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE Part Ways With Guitarist

AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE have amicably parted ways with guitarist Wayne Kile and have already recruited a replacement, whose name has yet to be disclosed. According to Kile, we seemed to be going slowly in different creative directions and it finally came to a head. I love them all and we have no qualms, but they ...

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