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MEGADETH: More Sydney Video Clips Posted Online

A video clip of MEGADETH performing "Wake Up Dead" and "Skin O' My Teeth" at the Sydney, Australia stop of Gigantour 2006 on Sunday, October 22 has been posted online at YouTube.com. As previously reported, MEGADETH has tapped British producer Andy Sneap (NEVERMORE, MACHINE HEAD, ARCH ENEMY, CRADLE OF FILTH) to mix its ...

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MEGADETH Debuts Another New Song In Japan

MEGADETH debuted another new song, "Gears of War", during its headlining appearance in Nagoya, Japan Tuesday night (October 17). The group's complete setlist for the show was as follows: 01. Blackmail The Universe 02. Set The World Afire 03. Wake Up Dead 04. Skin O' My Teeth 05. Tornado Of Souls 06. Liar 07. In ...

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MEGADETH Splits With Manager, U.S. Booking Agent

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has posted the following message in the "Forums" section nof the band's official web site: "Gigantour 2006 is now officially in the books in the North American phase. It was a great success, but there were some casualties along the way. Some didn't really hurt the show or band, and in ...

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MEGADETH's New Album To Be Mixed By ANDY SNEAP

MEGADETH has tapped British producer Andy Sneap (NEVERMORE, MACHINE HEAD, ARCH ENEMY, CRADLE OF FILTH) to mix its long-awaited new album, "United Abominations", tentatively due in March 2007 via Roadrunner Records. Commented Sneap: "[I] did a test mix for 'Gears of War' [new MEGADETH song] just before I went out to Cleveland [to work on ...

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MEGADETH's New Album To Include LED ZEPPELIN Cover

According to Eddie TrunkVH1 Classic VJ and host of "Friday Night Rocks" radio show on New York's Q104.3 FMMEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has confirmed that the band's upcoming album, "United Abominations", will include a cover of LED ZEPPELIN's "Out on the Tiles". Mustaine previously told MTV.com about the album's initial recording ...

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KISS Plush Dolls Coming Soon; Photo Available

KISS' official web site has been updated with a photo of the new KISS plush dolls, coming soon from licensee Toy Vault. These are production samples of the Starchild, Spaceman, Catman and Demon and could change a little before being released later this summer. Toy Vault also has bobble dolls in the works ...

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KISS To Invade Your Kitchen And Bathroom!

Look out, KISS is about to invade your kitchen and bathroom! KISS licensee California Gold has just released nine new KISS ceramic wall tiles featuring all of the classic KISS album covers of the '70s. Each 6" x 6" ceramic tile features a great quality full-color KISS cover. These new tiles follow the "Alive II" ...

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TILES To Enter Studio In February

Detroit-based preogressive rock band TILES have posted the following message on their official web site: "Work on the new songs is coming along great — so much so that we've penciled in early February to begin recording with Terry Brown. In the meantime, we're recording some demos for Terry so he can hear what we're ...

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TILES: Original Drummer Rejoins The Fold

Detroit-based rock band TILES have announced the return of original drummer Mark Evans. Evans was a founding member of TILES and appears on the band’s first three releases, "Tiles" (1994), "Fence the Clear" (1997), and "Presents of Mind" (1999). TILES guitarist Chris Herin offers the following comment on Evans' return: "We auditioned some excellent drummers… ...

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FACE DOWN: Support Bands For London CD-Release Party Announced

PANIC CELL, MALEFICE and I-REMAIN have been confirmed as the support acts for the upcoming London CD-release party gig from FACE DOWN, the reunited Swedish outfit featuring former THE HAUNTED singer Marco Aro. The show will take place on Saturday, November 5 at The Marquee. FACE DOWN's new album, "The Will to Power", is scheduled ...

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FACE DOWN Schedule London CD-Release Party

FACE DOWN, the reunited Swedish outfit featuring former THE HAUNTED singer Marco Aro, have scheduled a launch party for their new album, "The Will to Power", on Saturday, November 5 at The Marquee in London. More bands and details will be confirmed shortly. "The Will to Power" is scheduled for release on November 7 via ...

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FACE DOWN: 'The Will to Power' Artwork, Release Date Revealed

FACE DOWN, the reunited Swedish outfit featuring former THE HAUNTED singer Marco Aro, have posted the following message on their official web site: "We mastered the [new] album ['The Will to Power'] last week and it sounds totally out of this world. Bonecrushing heaviness and all the clarity you could wish for. Kudos to Jocke ...

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FACE DOWN Finalize Track Listing For 'The Will To Power'

FACE DOWN, the reunited Swedish outfit featuring former THE HAUNTED singer Marco Aro, have finalized the track listing for their new album, "The Will to Power", due late October through Sweden's Black Lodge Records. "The Will to Power" was recorded at Fear and Loathing studio (co-owned by MESHUGGAH and CLAWFINGER) in Spånga, Sweden with engineer/producer ...

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FACE DOWN Complete Work On New Album

FACE DOWN, the reunited Swedish outfit featuring former THE HAUNTED singer Marco Aro, have completed work on their new album, "The Will to Power", at Fear and Loathing studio (co-owned by MESHUGGAH and CLAWFINGER) in Spånga, Sweden with engineer/producer Jocke Skog (CLAWFINGER). "The final mixes came out sounding really heavy, and everything is going to ...

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TILES: Back Catalog To Be Reissued

Detroit-based progressive rockers TILES will have their back catalog reissued in March as part of InsideOut Music's Special Edition series (March 1 in Europe, March 16 in North America). According to a posting on TILES' web site, "[guitarist and chief songwriter] Chris [Herin] wrote an essay for each Special Edition outlining the details of the ...

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LED ZEPPELIN: New 1970 Audience Tape Unearthed

Led-Zeppelin.com reports: "Easily one of the most exciting new tapes unearthed ever features [LED ZEPPELIN's] last concert of 1970 — the 2 1/2 hour evening performance at Madison Square Garden (9/19/70). Not only is it likely the best show of the tour, it contains an unusual setlist with some surprises including a thunderous rendition of ...

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