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Former BLIND GUARDIAN Drummer Issues Update

Former BLIND GUARDIAN drummer Thomen Stauch has issued an update on his SAVAGE CIRCUS project featuring PERSUADER members Jens Karlsson (vocals, guitar) and Emil Norberg (lead guitar) and the still-unnamed collaboration with SOILWORK vocalist Björn "Speed" Strid. Stauch's message reads as follows: "First I would like to thank you for your positive response to the ...

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PROGPOWER USA VI Sells Out In Three Days

ProgPower USA VI has officially sold out just three days after tickets went on sale to the general public. "I don't think my attendees realize how truly grateful I am for their continued loyalty and support," said promoter Glenn Harveston. "This is the fourth consecutive sell-out thanks to them. I don't think anyone had a ...

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SAVAGE CIRCUS: Former BLIND GUARDIAN Drummer Joins Forces With PERSUADER Members

Former BLIND GUARDIAN drummer Thomen Stauch has teamed up with PERSUADER members Jens Karlsson (vocals, guitar) and Emil Norberg (lead guitar) in a new project called SAVAGE CIRCUS. This collaboration is not to be confused with Stauch's as-yet-unnamed band with SOILWORK vocalist Björn "Speed" Strid, which recently finished recording a full-length album. Stauch has issued ...

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STRATOVARIUS Allow Fans To Vote For 'Ideal Setlist'

Reunited Finnish power metallers STRATOVARIUS have launched a poll in the "Forum" section of their web site to allow fans to vote for their favorite STRATOVARIUS songs in their "ideal setlist." The posting also reads that the choices could influence the band's selection of material for their upcoming world tour. Click here to ...

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TEOS Confirmed To Support METAL CHURCH In South Jersey

American power metallers TEOS will support METAL CHURCH at the Pirate's Den in Gloucester, NJ on Monday November 29. TEOS will also introduce their new lead singer at the show. Back with a new record and some new blood, METAL CHURCH are currently in the middle of a U.S. tour in support of their new ...

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TEOS To Support MCBRAIN DAMAGE In Philadelphia

Philadelphia power metal quintet TEOS will open the MCBRAIN DAMAGE show at the Trocadero Theater on Tuesday August 31. MCBRAIN DAMAGE features IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain and ex-BLACK SABBATH/GREAT WHITE bassist Dave "The Beast" Spitz, along with members of DEEPSET and FAILSAFE. The band's live show will concentrate on an IRON MAIDEN format, playing ...

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ARMORED SAINT: New Album Due In 2005

ARMORED SAINT have posted the following message on their official web site: "Well, kiddies, Phil & Gonzo have reformed their rock/blues band called YO DIDDLEY along with current members of LIFE AFTER DEATH, Ray 'Geezer' Burke & that illustrious vocalist Jack 'Lo' Emrick. They will be playing some blues standards ('Red House', 'Cross Roads', 'Couldn't ...

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AXXIS Drummer Missing

Richard Michalski (photo), drummer for the German metal band AXXIS, has reportedly been missing for the past year and "the band, friends and colleagues are searching for him with the help of the police, but there is no sign of life at the moment," according to a statement released by the band's record ...

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