DUST TO DUST Part Ways With Sanctuary Records!

DUST TO DUST have parted ways with Sanctuary Records and plan to record and shop a new album within the next couple of months, according to a statement posted at the group's official web site. This may seem as a shock to most who have followed the band from their recent signing about a year ...

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DEF LEPPARD: Two TV Documentaries On The Way!

DEF LEPPARD taped interviews and sessions last week for two new documentaries being put together an episode of VH-1's Breakthrough Albums series, focusing on Pyromania, and an episode of ITV's Classic Albums series, which will be all about Hysteria. According to vocalist Joe Elliott, "Both shootings went really well and will be full of surprises..... ...

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DEEP PURPLE Singles Collection To See Light Of Day!

EMI Records will release a DEEP PURPLE CD single box entitled A Singles Anthology 1968 1976 on February 18th. Included in the package will be the following tracks: 01. Hush/One More Rainy Day 02. Kentucky Woman/Wring That Neck 03. Emmaretta/Wring That Neck 04. Hallalujha/April (Part 1) 05. Black Night/Speed King 06. Strange Kind Of Woman/I'm ...

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Germany's CHALICE Set To Issue "Chameleonation" In The Spring!

Hamburg-based rockers CHALICE are hard at work on the material for their upcoming studio album, entitled Chameleonation, which is tentatively scheduled to be issued in the spring. The forthcoming CD will mark the recording debut with the band of keyboardist Burkhard Becker, who joined the group prior to CHALICE's tour with DORO earlier in the ...

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Former KISS Axeman Heads Down Under!

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick will perform two concerts in Australia (Melbourne and Sydney) in February. Bruce will be appearing with a full band and will play songs from his solo album as well as celebrating his 12 years with KISS. According to Kulick, "I'm excited about playing some of my solo songs for the ...

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ELEGY To Issue New CD In The Spring!

Holland's ELEGY will record their new album in Madrid during January and February of 2002. Due to be issued in the spring, the band's ninth LP will once again feature the services of French guitarist Patrick Rondat, who joined band during the recording of last year's Forbidden Fruit CD. ...

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OMEN Re-Awaken To An "Eternal Black Dawn"!

Classic US metallers OMEN are currently in the studio recording their eagerly-anticipated follow-up to Reopening The Gates, entitled Eternal Black Dawn. The group's first CD with new vocalist Kevin Goocher, Eternal Black Dawn is tentatively scheduled to be mixed in January for a late spring release through an as-yet-undetermined record company. According to guitarist/founder Kenny ...

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DOKKEN Find Their "Way Home" In March!

DOKKEN's forthcoming Long Way Home CD, which is tentatively scheduled for a March 5th release through CMC International Records, will include the following tracks, among others: 01. Sunless Days 02. Magic Road 03. Little Girl 04. Heart Full of Soul (YARDBIRDS cover) 05. Goodbye My Friend 07. You 08. Everyone Needs to Be With Someone ...

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Zakk Wylde's "Brewtally" White Christmas!

OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist Zakk Wylde's version of White Christmas can be downloaded in MP3 form from this location. In other news, look for Wylde's monthly column in Guitar World magazine covering the finer points of the lost art of brewtal lead guitar. The first of five installments appears in this month's issue. ...

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