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WARGASM Members To Perform At Benefit Concert

On Saturday June 25, the three members of WARGASM, plus assorted members of STEEL ASSASSIN, TRIPHAMMER, MADD HUNTER, EVERY SECOND, and TONGUE & GROOVE will perform at a benefit concert at the Mallard in Brockton, Massachusetts. Three bands consisting of the above-mentioned musicians will be formed specially for this occasion and will perform the music ...

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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist Completes Work On Blues Solo Album

DEF LEPPARD's official web site has been updated with the following message: "Some two weeks ago, Vivian [Campbell, guitar] finished the recording of his upcoming blues solo album, scheduled for release around August. Next week, photos for the album cover will be shot by Viv's friend and rock photographer Robert Knight, who was also present ...

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DEF LEPPARD Schedule 'Tonight Show' Appearance

In between preparations for their Rock & Roll Double-Header Tour, DEF LEPPARD and BRYAN ADAMS will both make an appearance on NBC's "Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on May 27. While the show itself is being recorded in California, LEPPARD and ADAMS' performances will take place at Rockefeller Plaza in New York. On May 17, ...

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DRY KILL LOGIC Part Ways With Bassist, Announce Replacement

DRY KILL LOGIC have parted ways with bassist Danny Horboychuk and have replaced him with Casey Mahoney. "Casey spent years in New York-based DOWNPORE; aside from being a dominating bass player he is a tremendous guy, and we are looking forward to bringing him on the road with us to experience first-hand the power and ...

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DEF LEPPARD: More Headlining Tour Dates Announced

During the second half of June, right after the first leg of the Rock 'N Roll Double-Header Tour with BRYAN ADAMS, DEF LEPPARD will play another 12 shows. Two of these were already announced last week (the Music Midtown and CityStages festivals), and now it has been confirmed that the band will play another 10 ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Confirmed For Poland's MYSTIC FESTIVAL

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR have been confirmed for the Mystic Festival, set to take place May 29 at Stadium Slaski in Chorzow, Poland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: IRON MAIDEN NIGHTWISH KREATOR BEHEMOTH PRIMAL FEAR FRONTSIDE DRAGONFORCE PRIMAL FEAR are scheduled to begin recording their new album this month at House ...

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DEF LEPPARD: Win Chance To See Band Rehearse

In a few months, DEF LEPPARD will be on the road again to tour North America with BRYAN ADAMS (for dates, click here). Just before that, tour rehearsals will take place in Los Angeles for a couple of days during the last week of May, and the Universal Music Store will organize an ...

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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist VIVIAN CAMPBELL To Record Solo Album

DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell wil enter the studio April 11-13 to begin work on his first solo album. The record, which will reportedly contain about a dozen cover songs from blues legends such as Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Rory Gallagher and others, will be released "sometime in 2005" on Sanctuary Records. Recording live, Vivian ...

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DEF LEPPARD Singer Says Touring With BRYAN ADAMS Makes Sense

Billboard.com is reporting that tickets for the DEF LEPPARD/BRYAN ADAMS' 26-date co-headlining tour of minor league ballparks have a base price of $45. At each LEPPARD/ADAMS stop, a stage will be built on the field, and fans can sit in the outfield or in the stands. "Everybody wants to play Madison Square Garden, but there's ...

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SPEED KILL HATE To Film 'Face The Pain' Video In April

SPEED KILL HATE, the "old-school thrash" project featuring OVERKILL members Dave Linsk (guitar), Derek Tailer (guitar), and Tim Mallare (drums), will be filming a video for the track "Face the Pain" on Wednesday, April 6. The video will be directed by Anthony M. Bongiovi of TBJ Entertainment, Inc., who has previously worked with SLAYER ("War ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Extend Contract With NUCLEAR BLAST

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR have posted the following message on their official web site: "Short before the start of the recordings for our new album, we can proudly annouce that we have extended our contract with Nuclear Blast for another five albums plus one DVD and one live CD. We're very happy with the ...

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DEF LEPPARD: VH1 Biopic To Re-Air This Week

VH1's DEF LEPPARD biopic, "Hysteria: The Def Leppard Story", is scheduled for another showing on VH1 on March 18 at 4:00 p.m. The movie, which stars Anthony Michael Hall, Amber Valletta and Orlando Seale, among others, was released on DVD in January. The 89-minute DVD was issued by Paramount Home Video and is rated R. ...

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EVERGREY Schedule CD-Signing Session In Sweden

Swedish progressive dark metallers EVERGREY have scheduled a CD-signing session at CD Specialisten in Gothenburg, Sweden on Monday, March 14 at 6 p.m. As previously reported, EVERGREY have posted a preview of their upcoming DVD, "A Night To Remember", at this location (Windows Media, 7.38 MB). "A Night To Remember" was filmed on ...

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KISS Frontman PAUL STANLEY: Solo Album Details Revealed

KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley checked in with KissOnline.com and chatted briefly about his upcoming solo album. According to Stanley, the album should be done and ready to mix by mid-May. Drumming on all the tracks to date is Victor Indruzzo who has toured and recorded with MACY GRAY, toured with BECK and appears on various ...

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