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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Preparing To Hit Stage In Brighton (Video)

NME TV has uploaded video footage of AVENGED SEVENFOLD preparing to hit the stage on November 7, 2010 at the Brighton Centre in Brighton, England. You can now watch the four-minute clip below. December 28, 2010 marked the one-year anniversary of the death of AVENGED SEVENFOLD drummer James "The Rev" Sullivan, who was found dead ...

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DREAM THEATER Singer To Guest On New EDEN'S CURSE Album

Multinational melodic metal band EDEN'S CURSE will return with its latest and third studio CD, "Trinity", on March 18 via AFM Records. The band has been working daily on this release, fine-tuning every last detail over the last twelve months. EDEN'S CURSE has announced that leading the infamous Curse Choir this time around is none ...

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STEVE 'ZETRO' SOUZA's AC/DC Tribute Band Schedules San Francisco Show

AC/DZ, the San Francisco Bay Area-based AC/DC tribute band formed by legendary thrash singer Steve "Zetro" Souza (TENET, DUBLIN DEATH PATROL, EXODUS, LEGACY) and executive producer Walter Morgan (organizer of the Thrash Of The Titans 2001 benefit concert), will perform this coming Friday, January 7 at Café Cocomo in San Francisco, California. Also scheduled to ...

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RONNIE JAMES DIO's Widow Recounts His Final Days

Kory Grow of Revolver magazine recently conducted an interview with Wendy Dio, the widow and manager of legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (BLACK SABBATH, HEAVEN & HELL, DIO, RAINBOW, ELF). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Revolver: We were really honored to have [Ronnie] at the Revolver Golden Gods award ...

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BENEDICTUM: New Album Details Revealed

Frontiers Records has set a February 18 European release date (March 8 in North America) for BENEDICTUM's third full-length album, entitled "Dominion". Formed in 2005 and quickly noticed by DIO guitarist Craig Goldy, BENEDICTUM's debut album, "Uncreation", was released to great reviews. The collaboration between producer Jeff Pilson (DOKKEN, DIO, FOREIGNER) and the musical works ...

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ROCKTAIL THE BAND Pays Tribute To DIO (Video)

Video footage of ROCKTAIL THE BAND — an "association" of over 50 musicians from various bands in the vicinity of the German citiies of Celle, Hannover, Braunschweig and Bielefeld — performing a cover version of DIO's "Holy Diver" on December 18, 2010 at Cd-Kaserne in Celle, Germany can be viewed below. Ronnie James Dio died ...

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STAIND: First Three Studio Webisodes Released

Massachusetts rockers STAIND have regrouped after a year-long break in to begin writing the follow-up to 2008's "The Illusion Of Progress". The first in a series of webisodes from the studio can be viewed below. STAIND frontman Aaron Lewis's solo album, "Town Line", is due March 1, 2011 via Nashville-based Stroudavarious Records. The CD was ...

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Wife: PAUL GRAY 'Wasn't Just A Drug Addict'

Brenna Gray, the widow of SLIPKNOT bassist Paul Gray, has paid tribute to her late husband in the new issue of Revolver magazine, which remembers many of hard rock and metal's most dearly departed. Paul Gray's body was found on May 24 in a hotel room in a Des Moines, Iowa suburb. A coroner ruled ...

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EVERGREEN TERRACE Guitarist Interviewed In Berlin (Video)

Skadi of PitCam Production conducted an interview with guitarist Joshua "Josh" James of Jacksonville, Florida's EVERGREEN TERRACE on December 6, 2010 in Berlin, Germany during the Persistence Tour with UNEARTH, SICK OF IT ALL, D.R.I., BLOOD FOR BLOOD, CRUEL HAND and CASEY JONES. You can now watch the chat below. EVERGREEN TERRACE's latest album, "Almost ...

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POWER QUEST: 'Blood Alliance' Cover Artwork Unveiled

U.K-based metallers POWER QUEST have completed work on their new album, "Blood Alliance", at Foel Studios (PAUL RODGERS, NAPALM DEATH, THE WILDHEARTS) in Wales next for a late March European release via Napalm Records (early April in the U.S. and January 19 in Japan through Marquee/Avalon). Eleven songs were laid down for the follow-up to ...

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BIG NOIZE Schedules One-Off California Show

BIG NOIZE — the band featuring vocalist Joe Lynn Turner (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), bassist Phil Soussan (OZZY OSBOURNE), guitarist Carlos Cavazo (QUIET RIOT) and drummer Vinny Appice (DIO, HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH) — has scheduled a one-off show on January 27 at Brixton in Redondo Beach, Califonia. Also appearing on the bill ...

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Cleveland Metal Holiday Food Drive Has Record Donations

WJCU 88.7 FM and Auburn Records hosted a food drive for the Cleveland Foodbank on Saturday, December 11 at the Beachland Ballroom in Cleveland, Ohio. Fans attending the Iron Ingo Cleveland Indoor Air festival were encouraged to bring canned or non-perishable foods to the Beachland to help those in need this holiday season. A donation ...

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DIRGE WITHIN: Video Interview With JEREMY 'JERMS' GENSKE

DIRGE WITHIN vocalist Jeremy "Jerms" Genske was interviewed on October 22, 2010 at The Rave/Eagles Club in Milwaukee, Wisconsin when the band played with FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH. You can now watch the chat below. DIRGE WITHIN is currently writing material for its sophomore album, which is hopes to begin recording in February/March. The band's ...

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Tuesday Marks Anniversary Of AVENGED SEVENFOLD Drummer's Death

Tuesday (December 28) marks the one-year anniversary of the death of AVENGED SEVENFOLD drummer James "The Rev" Sullivan, who was found dead in his Huntington Beach, California home at the age of 28. AVENGED frontman M. Shadows urged fans to celebrate The Rev's life and not his death. "It's a daily struggle since Jimmy's death," ...

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