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CHILDREN OF BODOM Keyboardist Completes Mixing New WARMEN Album

CHILDREN OF BODOM keyboardist Janne Wirman has finished mixing the fourth album from his WARMEN project, due later in the year. One of the new cover songs the band recorded is JANET JACKSON's "Black Cat", featuring a guest appearance by the Finnish pop/rock queen Jonna Kosonen. Other guest singers scheduled to appear on the CD ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist JEFF YOUNG: Solo Album Track Listing Revealed

Former MEGADETH guitarist Jeff Young is scheduled to release his debut solo album, "Equilibrium", this summer. The CD was mixed by Michael Wagener (OZZY OSBOURNE, JANET JACKSON, METALLICA, QUEEN, KING'S X, SKID ROW, EXTREME) and features performances by Los Angeles vocal phenom Debby Holiday (JOHN WAITE, ROD STEWART), Brazilian singer/guitarists Badi Assad and Lenine, Australian ...

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GOD'S REVOLVER Signs With TRANSLATION LOSS RECORDS

Translation Loss Records has announced the signing of Provo, Utah's GOD'S REVOLVER. The group's new full-length album is scheduled for release in early 2010. The bandmembers will be handling the recording duties themselves while mastering will be completed by Super 8 Studios (FIGHT AMP, HIGH ON FIRE, INTRONAUT). GOD'S REVOLVER features singer Reid Rouse, drummer ...

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ODIUM Signs With YEAR OF THE SUN RECORDS

Walkerton, Ontario-based metallers ODIUM have signed with Year of the Sun Records for the release of their debut album. Entitled "At The Botton", the CD was produced by Greg Dawson (THE END, MONEEN) and will surface later this month. Commented ODIUM bassist Dale Burrows: "We're excited to join the Year of the Sun roster and ...

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KAMELOT Drummer Guests On MADOKA Album

KAMELOT drummer Casey Grillo recently played on two tracks for Japanese rock/pop/R&B solo artist Madoka alongside the legendary bassist Bobby Watson (RUFUS, CHAKA KHAN, JANET JACKSON, MICHAEL JACKSON). Commented Casey: "On two of the tracks, I recorded with Mr. Watson and guitar great Michael Thompson. Mr. Thompson has worked with such greats as Quincy Jones, ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist JEFF YOUNG To Release Solo Debut In The Summer

Former MEGADETH guitarist Jeff Young is scheduled to release his debut solo album, "Equilibrium", this summer. The CD was mixed by Michael Wagener (OZZY OSBOURNE, JANET JACKSON, METALLICA, QUEEN, KING'S X, SKID ROW, EXTREME) and features performances by Los Angeles vocal phenom Debby Holiday (JOHN WAITE, ROD STEWART), Brazilian singer/guitarists Badi Assad and Lenine, Australian ...

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STARRING JANET LEIGH Signs With IRONCLAD RECORDINGS

Ironclad Recordings (Trevor Phipps of UNEARTH's label) has announced the signing of STARRING JANET LEIGH. Formed in 2003, the Canadian metal act began with creating music the band found both interesting and challenging with no compromise to musical integrity. Fusing death metal, hardcore, and modern jazz to create a sound that can best be described ...

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More Previously Unreleased MISFITS Demos Posted Online

MISFITS book author and veteran punk drummer Joel Gausten (PIGFACE, THE UNDEAD, ELECTRIC FRANKENSTEIN) has posted previously unreleased rehearsal/demo versions of the MISFITS songs "Nike A Go Go" and "I Turned Into A Martian" at this location. Like Gausten's previously posted released demos for "London Dungeon", "Astro Zombie", "Hatebreeders", "Angelfuck" and "She", the ...

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Former VIXEN Drummer Schedules NAMM Signing Session

Former VIXEN drummer Roxy Petrucci will take part in a signing session at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, which is being held January 15-18 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. She will be at the Zildjian booth on Saturday, January 17 at 3:00 p.m. Important: The NAMM show is ...

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GODSIZED To Release 'Brothers In Arms' EP

London, U.K.-based hard rock band GODSIZED will release new five-song EP, entitled "Brothers in Arms", on December 19 via the group's official web site. The CD was produced by former KILL II THIS guitarist Mark Mynett and is currently being mastered in Los Angeles by Brian Gardner (LAMB OF GOD, ALTER BRIDGE, AVENGED ...

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GUITAR WORLD Picks 'Top 20 Hottest Women Guitarists'

GuitarWorld.com has just published its picks for the "Top 20 Hottest Women Guitarists." As if this idea wasn't ridiculous enough, Guitar World's panel of experts decided to disregard musical skill and technique entirely in lieu of judging these players strictly on their aesthetic merits. The gallery of winners includes photos of such players as DRAIN ...

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VIXEN Semi-Reunion 'Easier Said Than Done'

Former VIXEN drummer Roxy Petrucci, who announced in May 2008 that she was going to collaborate with fellow original VIXEN members Janet Gardner (vocals/guitar) and Share Pedersen (bass) on some new music, has issued the following update: "It was great to reconnect with Janet and Share again and catch up on our lives. Recording together ...

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Drummer JOHN MACALUSO Schedules East Coast Clinics

Drummer John Macaluso (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, JAMES LABRIE, TNT, ARK, RIOT, UNION RADIO) is currently booking a drum clinic tour of the U.S. East Coast. Macaluso intends to promote his recently released solo album, "The Radio Waves Goodbye", as well as his drum instructional book "Repercussions". The tour will begin with two October dates in New ...

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VIXEN: 'Give Me Away' Video Posted Online

"Give Me Away", the new video from long-running female hard rockers VIXEN, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's latest studio album, "Live & Learn", which was released in the U.S. on January 30, 2007. "Live & Learn" is VIXEN's first studio recording to feature founding VIXEN member and guitarist Jan Kuehnemund ...

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SATYRICON To Support CRADLE OF FILTH In North America

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON recently entered the studio to begin recording their new album for a November 3 release via Roadrunner Records. The CD is being recorded in part at Sound City studios in Van Nuys, California, where METALLICA recently recorded its forthcoming LP. Commented SATYRICON: "The last week and a half has been very ...

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BLOOD CORPS Signs With DARK HARVEST RECORDS

Virginia's newest "pure metal" band BLOOD CORPS has inked a deal with Dark Harvest Records. The group's new EP is scheduled for release later in the year. BLOOD CORPS is: Vocals - Nina Osegueda Drums - Eric "Fester" Gardner Bass - Paul "Skittles" Atkins Lead/Rhythm Guitars - Brandon Mackert Keyboards - Ashley N. Smith Lead/Rhythm ...

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PEARL JAM Backs BARACK

The Pulse of Radio reports that PEARL JAM members Stone Gossard, Jeff Ament, Mike McCready and Matt Cameron have posted a song called "Rock Around Barack" at their official web site, PearlJam.com. The track supporting Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is a reworking of the '50s classic "Rock Around The Clock". According to Billboard.com, Cameron ...

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DEATH ANGEL, FORBIDDEN Announce Second San Francisco Date

Bay Area metal veterans DEATH ANGEL and FORBIDDEN have added a second show at Slim's in San Francisco, California. The two groups will now play the venue on Thursday, February 28 — one day before the previously announced Slim's date, which has now apparently officially sold out. Tickets for the new concert go on sale ...

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DEATH ANGEL: New Album Track Listing Revealed

DEATH ANGEL guitarist Rob Cavestany has issued the following update: "Our new recording is done! 'Killing Season' was mixed at Studio 606 by Nick Raskulinecz and mastered at Bernie Grundman Mastering by none other than Brian 'Big Bass' Gardner. It is slated for release on February 26 in the U.S. and February 29 in the ...

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