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TNT Vocalist TONY MILLS' New Solo Album To Feature 'Well-Known Names In The Rock Business'

British vocalist Tony Mills (TNT, ex-SHY) is working on a new solo album for a 2013 release. The follow-up to 2008's "Vital Designs" will feature guest appearances by a number of "well-known names in the rock business," including Tommy Denander, Bruce Gaitsch, Gregg Bissonette (DAVID LEE ROTH, RINGO STARR), Tony Franklin (THE FIRM), Erik Engerbretsen, ...

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TNT Bassist Quits

Bassist Victor Cito Borge has quit the Norwegian/British hard rock band TNT in order to pursue another project. In a statement, Borge said: "After seven and a half years as a bass player in TNT, I have decided to accept another offer from [January 1]. My best wishes and good luck to the boys in ...

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FIREFORCE Preparing To Enter Studio

Belgian power metallers FIREFORCE are preparing to enter The Prophecy & Music Factory studios in Germany to record their new album. Greek producer Roberto Dimitri Liapakis (MYSTIC PROPHECY, SUICIDAL ANGELS, DEVIL'S TRAIN, CRYSTAL TEARS) will helm the effort, which is tentatively due in early 2013. FIREFORCE was recently rejoined by guitarist Steve Deleu, who has ...

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TONY HARNELL Performs Acoustic Versions Of TNT Classics (Audio)

An audio recording of former TNT singer Tony Harnell and his band THE MERCURY TRAIN performing acoustic versions of a couple of TNT classics at the Rockwood Music Hall in New York City can be streamed below. As previously reported, TONY HARNELL & THE WILDFLOWERS FEATURING BUMBLEFOOT, the band featuring Harnell alongside GUNS N' ROSES ...

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THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF Supports TNT In Norway (Video)

Norwegian seven-string guitarist/singer/songwriter The Commander-In-Chief supported Norwegian metal legends TNT at Garage in Bergen and Rockefeller in Oslo earlier this month as part of TNT's 30th-anniversary celebrations. It was The Chief's first shows in her native country and it was a huge success. Some fans had been driving for hours to see her live for ...

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MISTHERIA Working On New Instrumental Album

Virtuoso keyboardist Mistheria (ROB ROCK, BRUCE DICKINSON) is working on an instrumental album titled "Gemini", to be released in early 2013. According to the musician, "Gemini" is an instrumental metal effort which, unlike his previously released classical instrumental CDs — "Solo Piano" (2007) and "Keys Of Eternity" (2011) — definitely "marks" his "double-sided artistic career ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Guitarist Working On Solo Album

Swedish guitarist Magnus Karlsson has commenced working on a new solo album under the working title of "Free Fall". Karlsson, best known as guitar player for PRIMAL FEAR, STARBREAKER and LAST TRIBE, as well as a producer and composer for the popular studio project ALLEN LANDE and Bob Catley's latest solo album, "Immortal", has been ...

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WHITESNAKE, CHICKENFOOT, FOZZY Members Featured On New MICHAEL SWEET Solo Album Samples

Michael Sweet of Christian hard rockers STRYPER has released audio samples of two more songs from his upcoming solo album, to be issued via Big3 Records along with his new autobiography. The newly released tracks available for preview are "Unsuspecting", featuring CHICKENFOOT drummer Kenny Aronoff; and "Anybody Else", featuring FOZZY singer Chris Jericho on backing ...

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STRYPER's MICHAEL SWEET Releases More Solo Album Samples

Michael Sweet of Christian hard rockers STRYPER has released audio samples of four songs from his upcoming solo album, to be issued via Big3 Records along with his new autobiography. The tracks available for preview are "I'm Not Your Suicide", a co-write with Blair Daly; a cover of the NEIL YOUNG classic "Heart Of Gold"; ...

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LIBERTY N' JUSTICE Announces New Singer

After the release of their long-awaited 26-song opus "The Cigar Chronicles", Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE will stop being a project and start being a band that will feature JK Northrup (KING KOBRA, NORTHRUP-SHORTINO, XYZ) on guitar, Eric Ragno (CHINA BLUE, GRAHAM BONNET, TED POLEY) on keyboards, Justin Murr (LIBERTY N' JUSTICE founding member) on ...

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PROJECT TERROR: New Song Available For Streaming

PROJECT TERROR (formerly BLOOD REDSKIES), the Texas-based power metal band featuring ex-VICIOUS RUMORS frontman Ronnie Stixx, will release its debut album, "Absolute Power", later this year through Pure Steel Records. A song from the effort, "Conquistador", can now be streamed in the YouTube clip below. "Absolute Power" track listing: 01. Day Of The Jackal 02. ...

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BON SCOTT Docu-Drama Seeking Producer

After the official press release of an upcoming docu-drama film production about late AC/DC vocalist Bon Scott went viral on the Internet internationally last week, it has been learned that the film project organizers are seeking a producer to back the project. "We have been approached by a number of prospective producers for this project ...

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'Bon Scott - The Legend of AC/DC' Film In The Works

High Voltage Productions, an American production company, has begun pre-production development of an upcoming proposed docu-drama entitled "Bon Scott - The Legend Of AC/DC" as of March of this year. This announcement comes on the heels of a prior announcement back in 2008 that an Australian production company was beginning development of a similar project ...

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STEFAN LINDHOLM To Perform With JOHN MACALUSO, JOE STUMP, MATS LEVÉN

Swedish guitar sensation Stefan Lindholm will perform live with drummer John Macaluso (TNT, ARK, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, HOLYHELL), Joe Stump (HOLYHELL, REIGN OF TERROR), Mats Levén (THERION, CANDLEMASS, TREAT, KRUX, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) and friends on July 4 at Pub Anchor in Stockholm, Sweden. They will play "Far Beyond The Sun" by YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, "Red House", "Spanish ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Guitarist Signs Solo Deal With FRONTIERS RECORDS

Swedish heavy metal guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and producer Magnus Karlsson has inked a solo deal with Frontiers Records. Magnus' first critically acclaimed musical project was with the band LAST TRIBE, which has released three full-length albums. In 2004, Magnus started to work as a session musician in a project put together by Frontiers Records, featuring two ...

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Singer TONY HARNELL Rejoins TNT For 30th-Anniversary Concert In Norway; Video Available

Ex-TNT singer Tony Harnell rejoined his former bandmates for their 30th-anniversary concert this past Saturday, June 2 at the Clarion Hotel in Trondheim, Norway. The group performed a special setlist while accompanied by the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra (Trondheim Symfoniorkester). Also making a special appearance with the band was TNT's original singer, Dag Ingebrigtsen. Fan-filmed video ...

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