ARK's "Burn The Sun" Gets US Release, Drummer Pursues Side Projects

ARK, who feature in their ranks former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN vocalist Jorn Lande, ex-CONCEPTION guitarist Tore Østby, and former MALMSTEEN drummer John Macaluso, will issue their long-completed second album, entitled Burn The Sun, through Steve Vai's record label, Favored Nations, in the US on January 28th. A North American tour will follow shortly thereafter. In related ...

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VIRGOS Issue Blue Collar CD

Birmingham, Alabama's VIRGOS (formerly VIRGOS MERLOT) are currently putting the finishing touches to their new, as-yet-untitled Sylvia Massy-produced album. The band, no longer on Atlantic Records, plan to release their new album on CREED's independent label Blue Collar Records. Limited edition copies of the album will be available in mid-January at www.bandrags.com, ...

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THE TOILET BOYS Hit The UK

THE TOILET BOYS will be playing the following UK shows during January: Jan. 19 – Nottingham, UK @ Rock City Jan. 21 – Dudley, UK @ JB's Jan. 22 – Cambridge, UK @ Boat Race Jan. 23 – Newcastle, UK @ Trillians Jan. 24 – York, UK @ Fibbers Jan. 25 – Bradford, UK @ ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Reunion With Rob Halford: Just A Matter Of Time

JUDAS PRIEST fans who are desperately hoping for a reunion with vocalist Rob Halford on the group's next studio offering will be reassured by the fact that the sales of both PRIEST's and Halford's post-split efforts have gone steadily downhill since the singer announced his departure from the band back in 1992. Even though JUDAS ...

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IRON MAIDEN "Rio" Track Listing Revealed

IRON MAIDEN's brand new double live album, entitled Live At Rock In Rio 2001, is scheduled to be issued in Japan on March 20th via Toshiba-EMI Records. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Introduction 02. The Wicker Man 03. Ghost Of The Navigator 04. Brave New World 05. Wrathchild 06. ...

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DOKKEN's Don To Be Interviewed By WSTB

DOKKEN mainman Don Dokken will be doing a live interview with The Classic Metal Show on 88.9 WSTB in Akron, Ohio tonight at 11:00 PM EST. Among other topics, Dokken will be discussing the new album, entitled Long Way Home, as well as the current US tour. For those of you not in the Akron, ...

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