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MASSACRE/Ex-DEATH Bassist Guests On DEATH BEFORE DYING's 'Pull The Plug' Cover

Bassist Terry Butler (OBITUARY, MASSACRE, DEATH) and guitarist Michael J. Gardner (DEADLANDS) have recorded guest appearances on a cover version of the classic DEATH song "Pull The Plug" from Panama City, Florida-based death metallers DEATH BEFORE DYING. The track, which was recorded at Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida, can be streamed using the ...

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Former VIXEN Members Perform Live For First Time As JANETSHAREROXYGINA; Video Available

JANETSHAREROXYGINA (a.k.a. JSRG), the newly formed group featuring three former members of the platinum-selling all-female '80s band VIXEN — singer Janet Gardner, drummer Roxy Petrucci and bassist Share Ross, along with guitarist Gina Stile, who was the guitarist on VIXEN's "Tangerine" album — made its unofficial live debut last night (Saturday, July 28), performing a ...

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JSRG To Make Its Live Debut This Weekend?

JANETSHAREROXYGINA (a.k.a. JSRG), the newly formed group featuring three former members of the platinum-selling all-female '80s band VIXEN — singer Janet Gardner, drummer Roxy Petrucci and bassist Share Ross, along with guitarist Gina Stile, who was the guitarist on VIXEN's "Tangerine" album — "might" get up on stage and play "one or even TWO songs" ...

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VXN Changes Name To JANETSHAREROXYGINA

VXN, the newly formed band featuring three former members of the platinum-selling all-female '80s band VIXEN — singer Janet Gardner, drummer Roxy Petrucci and bassist Share Ross, along with guitarist Gina Stile, who was the guitarist on VIXEN's "Tangerine" album — has changed its name to JANETSHAREROXYGINA (a.k.a. JSRG) to avoid any confusion between them ...

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DEADLANDS Signs With MASSACRE RECORDS

Sacramento, California-based metallers DEADLANDS have inked a deal with Massacre Records. The band's debut album, "Evilution", which was originally made available on February 1 via Molten Metal Records, will be re-released later in the year. The CD was mixed and mastered at Trident Studios by Juan Urteaga (MACHINE HEAD, TESTAMENT). The cover artwork was created ...

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Original Members Of VIXEN Reunite As VXN

25 years after the legendary VIXEN released their first single, "Edge Of A Broken Heart", three of the original members have reunited to form VXN. Two decades have passed since they shared a stage together and they are ready to rev it up. Singer Janet Gardner, drummer Roxy Petrucci and bassist Share Ross, along with ...

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VIXEN Cancels Kickstarter Fundraising Campaign

Female rockers VIXEN have canceled their Kickstarter campaign, which they launched in order to raise capital for the recording of a new album on the eve of the 25th anniversary of the release of their first LP. The band in late February set out to collect $35,000 towards recording a brand new CD, but ended ...

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WARMEN: More Photos From The Studio Available

WARMEN, the brainchild of CHILDREN OF BODOM keyboardist Janne Wirman, recently entered the studio to begin recording the follow-up for the band's critically acclaimed 2009 studio album "Japanese Hospitality". A 2012 release is expected. More photos from the recording sessions for the as-yet-untitled new CD can be seen below. WARMEN celebrated its 10-year anniversary with ...

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KISS Fan-Inclusive Photo Mosaics: Promotional Video Released

KISS and Fan Mosaics, LLC, are working together to bring KISS fans closer to their heroes than ever before. All four original KISS members, plus the iconic rhinestone logo from the band's first album, will be featured in limited-edition KISS photo mosaic prints composed entirely of fan-submitted images. "We're taking the amazing cover of the ...

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WARMEN Begins Recording New Album

WARMEN, the brainchild of CHILDREN OF BODOM keyboardist Janne Wirman, has entered the studio to begin recording the follow-up for the band's critically acclaimed 2009 studio album "Japanese Hospitality". A 2012 release is expected. The first batch of photos from the recording sessions for the as-yet-untitled new CD can be found on the WARMEN

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MASTODON Performs On 'Later... With Jools Holland' (Video)

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON performed on last night's (Tuesday, October 18) edition of BBC's television show "Later... With Jools Holland". You can now watch video footage of their appearance below. "Later" began in October 1992 and is series produced by Alison Howe, executive-produced by Mark Cooper and directed by Janet Fraser Crook. It is now ...

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MASTODON To Perform On 'Later... With Jools Holland'

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON will perform on BBC's television show "Later... With Jools Holland" on Tuesday, October 18 at 10 p.m. and then again on Friday, October 21 at 11 p.m. "Later" began in October 1992 and is series produced by Alison Howe, executive-produced by Mark Cooper and directed by Janet Fraser Crook. It is ...

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ROSE FUNERAL: New Album Details Revealed

"Beyond The Entombed", a brand new song from Cincinnati, Ohio's ROSE FUNERAL, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track comes off the band's new album, "Gates Of Punishment", which will be released on September 27 via Metal Blade Records. According to a press release, "Gates Of Punishment" is "a fitting progression of ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer's 'Ever Dream' Audition Demo Posted Online

NIGHTWISH frontwoman Anette Olzon has uploaded the demo recording that she sent to the band in November 2005 which led to her being hired to replace Tarja Turunen as the Finnish group's lead singer. The track, her version of the 2002 NIGHTWISH single "Ever Dream" (from 2002's "Century Child" album), can be streamed below. Around ...

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SOULS ON 11: 'Seasons Of Wither' Video To Debut On Friday

SOULS ON 11 — the new project featuring former MEGADETH guitarist Jeff Young and one of America's true organic voices, Schascle "Twinkle" Yochim — recently shot a video for its cover version of the AEROSMITH song "Seasons Of Wither" (from the 1974 "Get Your Wings" LP). The clip was directed and edited by Evan Nesbitt ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist's SOULS ON 11 Pays Tribute To GARY MOORE

SOULS ON 11 — the new project featuring former MEGADETH guitarist Jeff Young and one of America's true organic voices, Schascle "Twinkle" Yochim — has recorded a cover version of THIN LIZZY's "Don't Believe A Word" as a tribute to former THIN LIZZY guitarist, noted session player, and blues rock icon Gary Moore, who passed ...

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Former VIXEN Drummer, Guitarist Collaborate On New Song

"Bad Day", a "straight ahead rock n' roll tune" written and recorded by Roxy Petrucci (VIXEN, 1986–1991, 1997–1998, 2001, 2004) on drums, Gina Stile (VIXEN, 1997-1998) on guitar and bass, and Deana Cook on vocals, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The song mixed at Stile Studios in New York. Petrucci in May ...

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WARMEN Begins Work On New Material

WARMEN, the brainchild of CHILDREN OF BODOM keyboardist Janne Wirman, has commenced work on material for the follow-up for the band's critically acclaimed 2009 studio album "Japanese Hospitality". The Finnish group hopes to find time to work intensively on the CD in 2011 despite CHILDREN OF BODOM's hectic touring schedule. WARMEN is hoping to have ...

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