LED ZEPPELIN Bassist To Make UK Live Appearance

Former LED ZEPPELIN bassist John Paul Jones and his band will be appearing in a benefit concert in aid of the Mines Advisory Group at The Lyric Theatre at The Lowry in Manchester, UK on Sunday, January 27th. The concert, dubbed Guitars Against Landmines, has been organized by singer/songwriter Julie Felix in conjunction with the ...

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LYNCH/PILSON Project: "Exceeding Expectations"

Former DOKKEN bassist Jeff Pilson and guitarist George Lynch will be getting back together in a week or so to begin finishing up the songwriting sessions for the debut CD from their as-yet-unnamed new band. According to Pilson, we hope to be done with everything by March and, depending on the record label, etc., have ...

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TERROR 2000 Tentative Release Date Set

Further to the item we posted here a couple of days ago, TERROR 2000the side project of SOILWORK vocalist Bjrn "Speed" Strid and DARKANE guitarist Klas Idebergwill issue their sophomore CD, tentatively titled Faster Disaster, in late April in Europe through Italy's Scarlet Records and shortly thereafter in the USA through Nuclear Blast Records. The ...

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THOTEN Look "Beyond Tomorrow" In February

Brazilian power/speed metal outfit THOTEN will issue their debut album, entitled Beyond The Tomorrow, through Scarlet Records on February 11th. Produced by ANGRA guitarist Kiko Loureiro (who plays guest lead on several of cuts) and mastered at Germany's Hollywood Blazers/House of Music (i.e. PRIMAL FEAR, HELLOWEEN), Beyond The Tomorrow showcases the talents of vocalist Renato ...

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TOTAL DEVASTATION Pen New Material, Make Comp. Appearance

Finland's TOTAL DEVASTATION have completed work on five new songs for their upcoming release, which is due later in the year. The follow-up to 2001's Divine Ecstacy EP will include the following cuts, among others: 01. Fleshing 02. Left Hand of the Devil 03. Production Peak 04. Mayhem Machine 05. Disguise In other news, TOTAL ...

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VEX RED To "Smile" On February 4th

Britian's VEX RED will issue Can't Smile, the first single off their Ross Robinson-produced debut album, entitled Start With A Strong And Persistent Desire, on February 4th through I Am/Virgin Records. The full-length CD will follow on February 18th. In other news, VEX RED will play a one-off show at King Tut's in Glasgow on ...

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DARK FUNERAL Announce European Tour, Live CD/DVD Plans

DARK FUNERAL, OCCULT, ANOREXIA NERVOSA, RAGNAROK and TIDFALL will be embarking on a European tour, which is set to begin on January 16th in Copenhagen, Denmark and end on February 26th in Hamburg, Germany. Due to the enormous demand for DARK FUNERAL live dates, the band has been forced to divide the European tour into ...

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ELEGY's Parry Speaks Out On "Pain", Records ZEPPELIN Cover

Dutch prog-metallers ELEGY are still hard at work on the material for the band's ninth CD, entitled Principles Of Pain, which is scheduled to be recorded during the next couple of months in Madrid, Spain for for release via Marquee Records in Japan and Asia in April, and Locomotive Music in the rest of the ...

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