DOKKEN Mixing Long Way Home With MICHAEL WAGENER

DOKKEN mainman Don Dokken, former BATON ROUGE/JOHN NORUM singer Kelly Keeling and veteran producer Michael Wagener (i.e. SKID ROW, HAMMERFALL, ACCEPT) are ensconced at a Tennessee studio mixing DOKKEN's forthcoming CD, entitled Long Way Home, for a late spring/early summer release through CMC International Records. Among the tracks that are tentatively scheduled to appear on ...

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JAXX Concert Hall Owner: I Don't Need MANOWAR's Bullsh.t

Jay Nedry, owner of the Jaxx concert hall in West Springfield, Virginia, has commented on the reasons behind the cancellation of MANOWAR's gig at the venue, originally scheduled for March 30th. According to Nedry, we had bought MANOWAR and two other acts [for the show on March 30th]. We also were told specifically that we ...

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ENTOMBED Ballet Photos Available Online

Several photos taken of ENTOMBED during their appearances at the Royal Opera Hall in Stockholm, Sweden as part of a show called Unreal Estate have been posted online and can be viewed at this location. As previously reported, ENTOMBED completed eight performances as part of the above-mentioned show, with the band doing a ...

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ANTHRAX Make Management Change, Continue Work On Ninth CD

ANTHRAX have reportedly acquired new management in the shape of Larry Mazer at Entertainment Services Unlimited (i.e. MEGADETH, SOIL, DUST TO DUST). As previously reported, ANTHRAX are on the verge of inking a US deal with Sanctuary Records prior to the completion of their ninth studio album, which is tentatively due to be issued during ...

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THE BLACK HAND Enlist VOIVOD Drummer To Draw CD Artwork

Canadian thrashers THE BLACK HAND have enlisted VOIVOD drummer Away (aka Michel Langevin) to draw the very VOIVOD-like artwork for their upcoming full-length CD/LP, entitled War Monger, due through New York's Chainsaw Safety Records in the coming weeks. The quintet are tentatively scheduled to embark on their first-ever European tour in May/June. ...

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DOKKEN, RATT, WARRANT To Co-Headline Summer Tour

The proposed summer tour featuring DOKKEN, RATT, WARRANT, FIREHOUSE and L.A. GUNS (in that order) will feature DOKKEN, RATT and WARRANT in the co-headlining slots, with L.A. GUNS opening the show and FIREHOUSE going on after them. The proposed trek is tentatively slated to begin on June 21st and may include as many as 55 ...

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Ex-GUNS N' ROSES Drummer STEVEN ADLER: I'm Pissed At AXL ROSE

Former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler recently commented publicly on the December 29th incident in Las Vegas that saw ex-GNR axeman Slash being turned away from a GUNS N' ROSES gig by security personnel who didn't want to enrage frontman Axl Rose by letting the guitarist into the venue. Stated Adler: That's so f.cking ...

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HUGHES TURNER PROJECT To Record Live CD During Upcoming Japanese Tour

HUGHES TURNER PROJECT (HTP), the much-talked-about collaboration between former DEEP PURPLE/BLACK SABBATH vocalist Glenn Hughes and ex-RAINBOW/DEEP PURPLE singer Joe Lynn Turner, will likely record a live album during their upcoming Japanese tour, which is scheduled to take place in May. Among the tracks tentatively set to be performed are songs from HTP, DEEP PURPLE, ...

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