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MYSTIC PROPHECY Preparing To Enter Studio

Greek/German heavy metallers MYSTIC PROPHECY are preparing to enter the studio to begin recording their eighth album for an early 2013 release. The recording process will once again take place at the Prophecy & Music Factory Studios in Germany, with singer Roberto Dimitri Liapakis (SUICIDAL ANGELS, VALLEY'S EVE, INSIDEAD) in the producer's chair. The set ...

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DEVIL'S TRAIN Begins Work On New Album

DEVIL'S TRAIN — the band featuring MYSTIC PROPHECY mainman/producer Roberto Dimitri Liapakis, ex-STRATOVARIUS drummer Jörg Michael, guitarist Lakis Ragazas, and ex-SYMFONIA/STRATOVARIUS bassist Jari Kainulainen — has commenced the songwriting process for its sophomore album, to be, once again, recorded at Prophecy & Music Factory Studios in Germany with Liapakis in the producer chair. The CD ...

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SVART CROWN Begins Recording New Album

French death/black metal band SVART CROWN has entered St. Marthe studio (KICKBACK, HANGMAN'S CHAIR, ARKHON INFAUTUS) to begin recording its new album for a fall 2013 release via Listenable Records. SVART CROWN's most recent album, "Witnessing The Fall", was released in February 2011 through Listenable. Spawned in France by guitarist/vocalist J.B. Le Bail, SVART CROWN ...

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SOCIETY 1 Rejoined By Bassist DIRT VON KARLOFF

Bassist Dirt Von Karloff has returned to SOCIETY 1 after a year-and-half hiatus. Dirt spent seven years in SOCIETY 1 before leaving the band on amicable terms to explore other musical opportunities. After some time had passed, his desire to return to the group resurfaced. Following some contemplation and after hearing some of the rehearsal ...

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Video: AEROSMITH's JOE PERRY Talks About Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center

The Geoffrey Beene Foundation has launches its 2012 Rock Stars Of Science campaign to honor leading scientists and next generation researchers at the Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York. Joe Perry, AEROSMITH guitar legend and Rock Stars Of Science founding father, just off the band's acclaimed The ...

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DAVID LEE ROTH Dedicates Song To Hurricane Sandy Victims

According to The Pulse Of Radio, VAN HALEN frontman David Lee Roth has posted a new solo song online called "One Piece Thermo-Molded Country Plastic Chair", which he said is "dedicated to all who are affected by and recovering from Hurricane Sandy." Roth co-wrote the tune with Scotty Emerick and posted a video for it ...

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LAMB OF GOD 'Mutha' Is Very Proud Of Her Sons

Patricia Strehl Adler, the mother of LAMB OF GOD members Chris (drums) and Willie Adler (guitar), was interviewed for the "Metal Muthas" column in the December 2012 issue of Decibel magazine. Asked what her sons were like growing up, Patricia Strehl Adler said, "Chris was one of those pen-clickers that a lot of teachers find ...

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THE POODLES To Enter Studio In February

Swedish hard rockers THE POODLES will enter the studio in February 2013 to begin recording their fifth album for a tentative late spring release. Commented the band: "It's been way too long, I know. [We] hope you've missed us as much as we miss you. "By now you probably think we have all quit, retired, ...

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DEE SNIDER Interviewed By PsychoBabbleTV.com (Video)

On May 12, Mike Preston of PsychoBabbleTV.com conducted an interview with TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider in Skokie, Illinois. You can now watch the chat below. Dee Snider filmed a video for the song "Mack The Knife", with his son, Cody Blue Snider, in the director's chair. Producing the clip was Robby Starbuck, who has ...

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DEE SNIDER: 'Mack The Knife' Video Released

Dee Snider, the unmistakable frontman of the rock band TWISTED SISTER, filmed a video for the song "Mack The Knife", with his son, Cody Blue Snider, in the director's chair. Producing the clip was Robby Starbuck, who has previously worked with TIMES OF GRACE, AUGUST BURNS RED, SILVERSTEIN, A STATIC LULLABY and A SKYLIT DRIVE. ...

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GOJIRA: Audio Sample Of New Album's Title Track

A 30-second audio sample of the the title track of "L'Enfant Sauvage", the forthcoming fifth album from French progressive metallers GOJIRA, can be streamed at Amazon.com. Due on June 26 via Roadrunner Records, the CD (the title of which translates to "The Wild Child") features 11 tracks of mind-bending, thunderous metal. The "L'Enfant ...

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GOJIRA: The Making Of 'L'Enfant Sauvage'

While they were in New York City recording their fifth album, "L'Enfant Sauvage", French progressive metallers GOJIRA shot four short web videos documenting the creative process. Well, now they've assembled those into a single seven-minute mini-movie, and you can see it below. "L'Enfant Sauvage" will be released on June 26 via Roadrunner Records. The CD ...

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GOJIRA: New Album Title, Track Listing Revealed

French progressive metallers GOJIRA have set "L'Enfant Sauvage" as the title of their fifth album, due on June 26 via Roadrunner Records. The CD (the title of which translates to "The Wild Child") features 11 tracks of mind-bending, thunderous metal. "When you become a musician, you don't have a boss telling you what to do ...

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DEE SNIDER Filming 'Mack The Knife' Video

Dee Snider, the unmistakable front-man of the rock band TWISTED SISTER, is filming a video for the song "Mack The Knife", with his son, Cody Blue Snider, in the director's chair. Producing the clip is Robby Starbuck, who has previously worked with TIMES OF GRACE, AUGUST BURNS RED, SILVERSTEIN, A STATIC LULLABY and A SKYLIT ...

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36 CRAZYFISTS Working On New Album

Vocalist Brock Lindow of Alaskan metallers 36 CRAZYFISTS has issued the following update: "After much thought and discussion in the 36 CRAZYFISTS camp, we have decided to break the silence and address some of the concerns that have been posted on our [Facebook] page. "Firstly, our brother Thomas Noonan [drums] has decided to step away ...

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