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QUEENSRŸCHE Vocalist, THE CURSED Guitarist To Guest On 'The Classic Metal Show'

QUEENSRŸCHE vocalist Geoff Tate, THE CURSED guitarist Dan Lorenzo and MASTERPLAN/ex-RIOT vocalist Mike DiMeo will be the featured guests on next weekend's (July 7) edition of "The Classic Metal Show". The program airs live Saturdays between 9:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. EST at www.theclassicmetalshow.com. QUEENSRŸCHE will take part in an intimate acoustic performance ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Adds German Date To August Run

QUEENSRŸCHE has added a German date to its short European run in August. The band will play Stadthalle in Langen, Germany on Sunday, August 19. The group's August schedule is now shaping up as follows: Aug. 14 - Paradiso - Amsterdam, Netherlands Aug. 15 - Effenaar - Eindhoven, Netherlands Aug. 16 - Metal Heart Festival ...

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OZZFEST Tickets From MONSTER ENERGY Drink

Word in the metal world is that Ozzfest is sold out. But don't despair our metal-minions because Monster Energy Drink has a secret stash of free Ozzfest tickets. Take your devil horns to the nearest store and look for the specially marked Monster Energy 4-packs and 8-packs. "We're stoked to still be offering fans a ...

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HEAVEN AND HELL: More U.S. Tour Dates Leaked

More unconfirmed dates have been leaked for the upcoming HEAVEN AND HELL U.S. tour, which is expected to feature ROB ZOMBIE and QUEENSRŸCHE in the support slots. So far the following dates have been released: Sep. 09 - Tweeter Center - Mansfield, MA Sep. 14 - St Pete Times Forum - Tampa, FL Sep. 16 ...

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LEATHERWOLF Re-Entering The 'World Asylum'

California metal stalwarts LEATHERWOLF have issued the following update: "As some of you may have heard/read through the grapevine, we will be re-releasing the 'World Aslyum' album with Mike Olivieri on vocals! This has nothing to do with us being unhappy with Wade's [Black] performance on the album — we still think he did a ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: 'Mindcrime At The Moore' Pushed Back A Week

QUEENSRŸCHE will release the "Mindcrime at the Moore" double CD ($24.98) and double DVD ($29.99) via all physical retail outlets (on Rhino Records) and www.rhino.com on the following dates: United Sates / Canada: July 3, 2007 Japan: July 11, 2007 Rest of the world: August 13, 2007 The album will also be available at all ...

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TIGERTAILZ Completes Work On 'Thrill Pistol'

Reunited U.K. rockers TIGERTAILZ have completed work on their new album, "Thrill Pistol". Basist Pepsi Tate handled all artwork and a snapshot of the new album cover is shown here. "Thrill Pistol" will be released in August/September 2007 on Sanctuary Records. "Thrill Pistol" track listing (in no particular order): 01. Brain The Sucker ...

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LEATHERWOLF: 'Behind The Gun' Video Posted Online

California metal stalwarts LEATHERWOLF have posted a video of the song "Behind the Gun", directed by Karpis Makusdian, on their MySpace page. "Behind the Gun" comes off the group's latest album, "World Asylum", which was released last June and features original members, guitarist Geoff Gayer and drummer Dean Roberts, alongside singer Wade Black ...

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UNBURIED Changes Name To INCINERATION

St. Louis, Missouri-based extreme metal band UNBURIED has issued the following update: "After 3 1/2 years and about 6 demos/EPs, we have decided to change the name of UNBURIED to INCINERATION. It's for alot of reasons including the obvious, but we are really a new band now with a different, more mature or technical approach ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS: Setlist For BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival Revealed

San Francisco Bay Area metal veterans VICIOUS RUMORS have revealed the setlist for their upcoming appearance at the Bang Your Head!!! festival, which will be held June 22-23 at Messegelände in Balingen, Germany. The setlist was chosen by fans via an Internet poll and it features "songs we haven't played in years," guitarist Geoff Thorpe ...

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UNBURIED: New EP Samples Available

St. Louis, Missouri-based extreme metal band UNBURIED has issued the following update: "We've got about half of our [new] EP done now. We decided to record with Geoff Sprock (who recently recorded the new MISERY INDEX EP) at his studio instead of the other one we were going to, just plain and simply 'cause this ...

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The Dio Years - BLACK SABBATH

Few debates make me as nauseated as the one concerning the worthiness of the Ozzy Osbourne versus Ronnie Jame Dio BLACK SABBATH lineups. While it is true (in my mind) that the Ozzy-era lineup cannot be touched from the standpoint of musical trailblazing and the writing of legendary tunes, to say that the Dio years ...

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WHITESNAKE: '1987: 20 Anniversary Collector's Edition' Details Revealed

EMI has set a May 31 North American release date for WHITESNAKE's "1987: 20 Anniversary Collector's Edition". This collector's edition CD and DVD, released to celebrate the album's 20th anniversary, is beautifully packaged in a fold-out digipack with PVC slipcase with extensive sleeve notes written by Geoff Barton of Classic Rock magazine. Originally released in ...

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DANZIG: 'Lost Tracks' Double-CD Collection Due In May

The long-awaited "Lost Tracks of Danzig" collection, a two-CD set of previously unreleased DANZIG tracks spaning the band's entire career — from the 1988 self-titled debut to the present — will be released on May 29. It will be packaged in a book-like format and will include a 12-page booklet of photos and a short ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS: New Audio Interview Available

MSRcast (web site), brought to you by Metal Injection Radio, has posted episode 46 of their podcast, featuring a look into the minds of VICIOUS RUMORS members Geoff Thorpe (guitar) and Larry Howe (drums). The interview delves into many topics involving the long-running San Francisco metallers, as hosts Evil C. and Papa Josh ...

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Ex-BLACK SABBATH Singer TONY MARTIN Checks In

Former BLACK SABBATH frontman Tony Martin has posted the following message on his official web site: "I became a grandfather recently but the baby was born with severe brain damage and is likely to be quite disabled. Normally it would be a huge drama but my lady already has a disabled boy of 19 years ...

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TIGERTAILZ Signs With SANCTUARY RECORDS

Reunited U.K. rockers TIGERTAILZ have inked a deal with Sanctuary Records for the release of their new album, "Thrill Pistol". "This new TAILZ album will be a double CD pack that will also include a 'bonus' disc of the original 'Wazbones' album which was originally recorded in 1991 but never officially released," reads a posting ...

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