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MIDNIGHT CIRCUS To Release New CD Via PERRIS RECORDS

Hard rockers MIDNIGHT CIRCUS, whose sound is being described as a mixture of VINCE NEIL, POISON and DOKKEN, will release their new album, "Money Shot", on March 22 via Perris Records. Originally established in 1992, the band’s current line-up came into existence in 2001. Founding member and vocalist Rob Howl has fronted some very impressive ...

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DESPISED ICON: New Song Available For Download

A brand new DESPISED ICON track, entitled "Silverplated Advocate", has been posted online at this location. "Silverplated Advocate" comes off the Canadian deathcore band's sophomore release, "The Healing Process", due on April 5 via Century Media Records. "The Healing Process" was produced by guitarist Yannick St-Amand (ION DISSONANCE, NEURAXIS), was mixed by J-F ...

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VH1 CLASSIC's 'Metal Mania Stripped' To Premiere On Saturday

In honor of the new "VH1 Classic Metal Mania: Stripped" CD that hits stores on Tuesday, February 8, VH1 Classic will premiere "Metal Mania Stripped" on Saturday, February 5 at 3:00 p.m. The half-hour show hosted by Eddie Trunk will feature videos from QUEENSRŸCHE, TESLA, SCORPIONS and POISON, as well as an acoustic performance of ...

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IRON MAIDEN Drummer Jams For Charity

IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain, who is very busy with charities (ranging from the Narada Foundation to Raven's Heart), was expected to take part in a jam session Sunday night (Jan. 30) at the Marriott in Delray Beach, Florida for the West Palm Beach-based Children's Place at Home Safe fund-raiser. Other musicians that were scheduled ...

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SIX FEET UNDER Film Video For 'Shadow Of The Reaper'

SIX FEET UNDER frontman Chris Barnes has issued the following update: "The new video for 'Shadow of the Reaper' (mp3) off the upcoming release '13' was directed by Gary Smithson who has also directed videos for bands such as GOATWHORE, THE EAGLES OF DEATH METAL (QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE side project), and ...

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PRONG Working On 10 New Songs

PRONG guitarist/vocalist Tommy Victor and drummer Dan Laudo have been working on 10 new songs and hope to get into the recording studio soon and lay them down. In other news, PRONG are among the artists that have been confirmed to appear a benefit concert on Thursday, January 20 at the Hard Rock Café in ...

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SIX FEET UNDER Frontman: 'The Surgery Went Fine'

SIX FEET UNDER frontman Chris Barnes underwent surgery on Thursday (Jan. 13) to repair an injury sustained during a surfing accident, which occurred this past summer. "[The] surgery went fine," the singer said in a statement posted on the group's web site. "I'm recuperating and feeling pretty good. Thanks to everyone for the support and ...

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SIX FEET UNDER Frontman To Undergo Surgery

SIX FEET UNDER frontman Chris Barnes will be heading into the hospital on Thursday, January 13 for knee surgery to repair an injury sustained during a surfing accident, which occurred this past summer. "My doctor will capture the procedure on video and [the footage] will be posted on our web site within the next week ...

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DESPISED ICON Sign Worldwide Deal With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

After a lengthy bidding war, the Canadian deathcore six-piece DESPISED ICON have signed a worldwide deal with Century Media Records. The group’s brutal mixture of death metal and grindcore will quickly appeal to fans of such artists as DYING FETUS, NASUM and PREMONITIONS OF WAR, while still being able to catch the attention of fans ...

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POISON, SCORPIONS, QUEENSRŸCHE Featured On Compilation Of Biggest Hard Rock Ballads Of All Time

"VH1 Classic Metal Mania: Stripped", an acoustic compilation of the biggest hard rock ballad hits of all time, is set for release February 8, 2005 on Sidewinder Music. Gathered from imports, live recordings, rare performances, hard-to-find albums, and six NEW recordings, "Stripped" is an extensive collection of acoustic tracks from hard rock's multi-platinum metal gods. ...

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IRON MAIDEN, FEAR FACTORY, GUNS N' ROSES Members To Appear At Benefit Concert

Members of IRON MAIDEN, ANDREW W.K., MURDERDOLLS, TYPE O NEGATIVE, DISTURBED, POISON, GUNS N' ROSES, AC/DC, ORGY, DANZIG, FEAR FACTORY, W.A.S.P., BANG TANGO, QUIET RIOT, BEAUTIFUL CREATURES, CINDERELLA, LYNCH MOB, DANGER DANGER, MINISTRY, MISFITS and GREAT WHITE are among the musicians that have reportedly been confirmed to appear a benefit concert on Thursday, January 20, ...

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PAUL DI'ANNO: 'I Have No Regrets About Leaving IRON MAIDEN'

Former IRON MAIDEN frontman Paul Di'Anno recently spoke to David Brinn of Israel's Jerusalem Post about his upcoming appearance at Heavy Metal Monsters 2004 — a multi-artist festival that rumbles to life Friday, December 10, in Tel Aviv at the Barbie Club and the next night in Haifa at the Poison Club. The 48-year-old Di'Anno, ...

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SIX FEET UNDER Set Release Date For '13'

Metal Blade Records has set a March 22, 2005 release date for the new SIX FEET UNDER album, "13". The follow-up to "Bringer of Blood" was recorded at Morrisound studios and mixed at the Hit Factory in Florida. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Decomposition of the Human Race", "Somewhere in the Darkness" ...

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Former MÖTLEY CRÜE Singer Completes Work On Autobiography

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE singer John Corabi's authorized autobiography is finished, and is reportedly being bid over by several publishers. Expect a summer 2005 release date. In April 2005, co-author Jake Brown will begin work with HANOI ROCKS members Michael Monroe and Andy McCoy on the band's authorized autobiography. In other rock biography news, the Brown-authored ...

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SIX FEET UNDER To Release New Album In March

Florida-based death metallers SIX FEET UNDER have set "13" as the title of their new CD, tentatively due in March via Metal Blade Records. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Decomposition of the Human Race", "Somewhere in the Darkness" and "The Poison Hand". Commented singer Chris Barnes: "Just want to fill you all ...

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