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BLACKMORE'S NIGHT Singer Makes Broadway Debut

BLACKMORE'S NIGHT singer Candice Night made her Broadway debut Wednesday (August 18) at the Imperial Theater in Manhattan when Hugh Jackman ("The Boy From Oz") invited Candice and Lady Nancy to the stage to perform samplers from "Ghost of A Rose" and "Past Times" during his evening performance. As previously reported, BLACKMORE'S NIGHT will release ...

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DIVERCIA Set Release Date For New Album

Finnish melodic heavy rockers DIVERCIA have completed work on their second album, "Cycle of Zero", due on September 20 through Holland's Karmageddon Media. "Cycle of Zero" was recorded and mixed at Sonic Pump and D studios in Finland and was mastered by Mika Jussila at Finnvox. Cover artwork was once again created by Kristian Jokela. ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION: European Festival Appearances Are 'Definitely On'

Long-running Florida-based death metallers MALEVOLENT CREATION have issued a statement refuting rumors that they have cancelled their previously announced appearances at Germany's Up From The Ground festival and Portugal's Festival da Ilha do Ermal. "Thanks to our agent, Adam Elfin from First Contact Agency, and the amazing promoters from both festivals, they have managed to ...

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UNHOLY GHOST: 'Under Existence' Video Posted Online

UNHOLY GHOST's video for the track "Under Existence" has been made available for download at the group's web site. The "highly controversial" video was filmed last summer the weekend of Friday the 13th (June 13-15) under a full moon on location in Tampa, FL with director/producer Scott Semple and special effects wizard Chris ...

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BLACKMORE'S NIGHT: 'Romantic' Bonus DVD To Include Live Footage

BLACKMORE'S NIGHT, the band featuring former DEEP PURPLE/RAINBOW guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and his fiancée Candice Night, will release "All Because Of You - The Romantic Collection", a "potpurri of the smoothest and most wonderful love songs of the past four BLACKMORE'S NIGHT records" in mid-September through SPV Records. A bonus DVD sampler of BLACKMORE'S NIGHT's ...

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DEATHGUY: Second CD Available Through Singapore's VRYKOBLAST PRODUCTIONS

Singaporean label Vrykoblast Productions has just released the second album from Thailand's DEATHGUY. The CD, entitled "Concentrate the Annihilation", was recorded at Ghost Studio in Bangkok, Thailand with additional recordings taking place at Zilent Zlaughter Studio with engineer/band leader Thanit Thepsitrakorn. DEATHGUY left Trinity Records in late 2003 to signed a one-album deal with Vrykoblast ...

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NIGHTWISH To Release New Single In September

Finland's NIGHTWISH will be issuing a new single, "Wish I Had An Angel", on September 15 through Spinefarm Records. The single will be available in two versions: CD-single and DVD-single. The complete track listing for both versions is as follows: "Wish I Had An Angel" (CD-single) 01. Wish I Had An Angel (Album Version) 02. ...

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KING DIAMOND: No Touring Planned For 2004

KING DIAMOND have confirmed via their management that they have no plans to tour for the remaining part of 2004. The group's live album, "Deadly Lullabies Live", will be released as a 2-CD, double digipak and 3-LP edition on September 20 (September 21 in the U.S.) through Metal Blade Records. The album was recorded during ...

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UNHOLY GHOST Recover Stolen Guitar

UNHOLY GHOST, the new band featuring DIABOLIC founding members Paul Ouellette (vocals/bass), and Jerry Mortellaro (guitar), along with original DIABOLIC guitarist and PESSIMIST founder Kelly McLauchlin, have posted the following message on their official web site: "We are pleased to announce that Jerry's Jackson Warrior reported stolen was recovered safely last week! The ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION Schedule Hometown Record Release Party

Floridian death metal overlords MALEVOLENT CREATION will celebrate the release of their latest CD, "Warkult", in their hometown of Ft. Lauderdale at the Culture Room on July 24. The record-release party will be the first time the band plays in the U.S. with returning drummer Dave Culross. MALEVOLENT CREATION's ninth full-length album, "Warkult" is scheduled ...

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SCUM OF THE EARTH Set Release Date For Debut CD

SCUM OF THE EARTH, the new band featuring guitarists Riggs (ROB ZOMBIE) and Mike Tempesta (POWERMAN 5000), have set an October 26 release date through Eclipse Records for their debut CD, "Blah...blah...blah...Love Songs for the New Millennium". The CD is currently being mixed at Belt of Orion Studios in Hollywood, CA with Frank Gryner (ROB ...

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RUSH Drummer's Biographical Journal Heading To Film

The film and television rights to RUSH drummer/lyricist Neil Peart's biographical journal "Ghost Rider" have been acquired by Scabeba Entertainment. Scabeba is overseen by Cathy Rich, the daughter of legendary jazz drummer Buddy Rich. She and Peart became friends after the drummer appeared at a 1992 concert in her father's memory and on a subsequent ...

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KING DIAMOND Set Release Date For Live Album

KING DIAMOND have set a September 21 release date through Metal Blade Records for their forthcoming double live CD, "Deadly Lullabyes Live". The album was recorded during the band's last U.S. tour and was mixed at guitarist Andy LaRocque's Los Angered studio outside Gothenburg, Sweden. "Deadly Lullabyes Live" track listing: 01. Funeral 02. A Mansion ...

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RONNIE JAMES DIO: New 'Best Of' Collection Due In August

A Ronnie James Dio "best of" collection, entitled "We Rock - Greatest Hits", is reportedly scheduled for release in Europe on August 25 through Universal Records. The two-disc set, which is set to arrive a mere five days before DIO's newest studio album, "Master of the Moon", will feature one song from ELF, five from ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE: 'DAVID ELLEFSON Is Suing Me And MEGADETH'

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Here is what I have been saying in the interviews, what happened chronologically that caused the demise of the band, why [drummer] Nick [Menza] was fired, [guitarist] Marty [Friedman] quitting, records turning out the way they did, and finally me ...

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Australian Metal Compilation To Be Unleashed This Week

An Australian metal compilation, featuring 26 "hordes from under the southern skies," many presenting new and exclusive tracks, will be unleashed July 1 via Blacktalon Media. Titled "Legions – Opening Of The Southern Gate", the two-disc collection will feature the following track listing: Disc One: 01. SADISTIK EXEKUTION - Homicidal Suicide 02. ASTRIAAL - Ritual ...

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SCUM OF THE EARTH Launch Official Website

SCUM OF THE EARTH, the new band featuring guitarists Riggs (ROB ZOMBIE) and Mike Tempesta (POWERMAN 5000), have launched their official website at this location. As previously reported, SCUM OF THE EARTH are currently mixing their debut CD, "Blah...blah...blah...Love Songs for the New Millennium", at Belt of Orion Studios in Hollywood, CA for ...

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UNHOLY GHOST Offer Reward For Stolen Guitar

A reward is currently being offered for information leading to the safe return of the black Jackson Warrior guitar (photo) stolen from UNHOLY GHOST guitarist Jerry Mortellaro earlier this week. This is the guitar that Jerry used to record the band's debut album, "Torrential Reign", as well as his main axe for live ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE: Unauthorized Biography On The Way?

TYPE O NEGATIVE will reportedly be the subject of a new book by Dean Mason of The Lonely Ghost Project called "Erotic Funeral: Type O Negative Unauthorized". Described as "a unique story of a unique band from Brooklyn who have rewritten some of the rules — and have earned a few gold records in the ...

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VEHEMENCE Added To GATHERING OF THE BESTIAL LEGION Festival

VEHEMENCE, the Phoenix, Arizona-based melodic death metallers, are the latest band confirmed for this year's Gathering of the Bestial Legion festival, set to take place June 26, 2004 at the Knitting Factory in N. Hollywood, CA. The complete list of bands currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: Alternit Lounge: 3:00 - ...

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BLACKMORE'S NIGHT to Release Collection Of Love Songs

BLACKMORE'S NIGHT, the band featuring former DEEP PURPLE/RAINBOW guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and his fiancée Candice Night, will release "All Because Of You - The Romantic Collection", a "potpurri of the smoothest and most wonderful love songs of the past four BLACKMORE'S NIGHT records" in mid-September through SPV Records. A bonus DVD will also be included ...

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KING DIAMOND: Live Album Track Listing Finalized

KING DIAMOND have finalized the track listing for their forthcoming double live CD, "Deadly Lullabies Live", tentatively due before the end of the year. The album was recorded during the band's last U.S. tour and was mixed at guitarist Andy LaRocque's Los Angered studio outside Gothenburg, Sweden. "Deadly Lullabies Live" track listing: 01. Funeral 02. ...

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BRUCE DICKINSON: IRON MAIDEN To Tour In 2005

IRON MAIDEN fan site MaidenFans.com is reporting that MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson has confirmed during an appearance on the latest "Air Show" on BBC Scotland that the group will be touring in the summer 2005. It is expected that MAIDEN will be playing several festival dates next year since there has been no mention of ...

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KING DIAMOND: Live Album Details Revealed

KING DIAMOND have set "Deadly Lullabies Live" as the title of their forthcoming double live CD, tentatively due before the end of the year. The album was recorded during the band's last U.S. tour and was mixed at guitarist Andy LaRocque's Los Angered studio outside Gothenburg, Sweden. Among the tracks tentatively set to appear on ...

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