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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THE FALLEN: Enemy In Disguise!

THE FALLEN have completed a three-week stint in the studio with producer Bill Metoyer, laying down 12 songs for their Metal Blade Records debut, entitled Front Toward Enemy. The recordings are nearly complete, with only some vocal tracks to be finished, and mixing and mastering left to be done. A street date for the CD ...

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ANVIL Greece Things Up In April!

Veteran Canadian metallers ANVIL will be performing at Gagarin in Athens, Greece on April 28th, 2002. Tickets can be obtained from Kostas Kyriakakis of MetalZone at: [email protected] ...

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THE 69 EYES Set To Issue "Paris Kills" In The Spring!

Finland's THE 69 EYES have just issued a new single and accompanying video, entitled Dance D'Amour, in their home country. The band is presently hard at work in the studio recording their forthcoming full-length CD, Paris Kills, which is tentatively scheduled for a spring 2002 release. ...

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Jason Newsted: The Guitar World Interview!

The February 2002 issue of Guitar World magazine features an interview with former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted, in which the four-stringer speaks at great length about the events that led to his decision earlier this year to leave the aforementioned act. Here are some of the article's highlights (all quotes by Newsted): "[METALLICA frontman] James ...

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