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Classic OZZY, AEROSMITH, JIMI HENDRIX Posters To Be Auctioned

Backstage Auctions has announced the date for their upcoming Rock Art Poster Auction that will feature over 3,000 original concert posters, which date back from the 1960s through current day. Additionally, the auction will feature complete numbered and first printing series of the "Family Dog" and "Bill Graham" posters, handbills and card series. The auction ...

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MEGADETH: South American Tour Dates Announced

MEGADETH have announced the following South American dates in October: Oct. 07 - Santiago, CHL - Chile Stadium Oct. TBA - Buenos Aires, ARG - Pepsi Music Rock Festival Oct. 11 - Sao Paulo, BRA - Credicard Hall MEGADETH's "Greatest Hits: Back to the Start" collection sold 17,441 copies in its first week of release ...

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This Godless Endeavor - NEVERMORE

"This Godless Endeavor" may just be the most complete and musically accomplished NEVERMORE album to date. Quite a pronouncement, I know, especially when considered in light of a classic like "Dead Heart in a Dead World". However, as with any NEVERMORE album, repeat listens to the 57 minutes of "This Godless Endeavor" reveal layer after ...

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DIO To Film 'Holy Diver' Live DVD In Russia

Just over 22 years after the album was released, DIO will play their classic debut, "Holy Diver", in its entirety on their U.K. tour in October. This is the first time that they will ever have attempted to play the whole record live. "It wasn't my idea, but suggested by someone else," Ronnie James Dio ...

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Reunited HOLY TERROR Plan Box-Set Release, New Studio Album

Acclaimed Los Angeles thrashers HOLY TERROR have reformed and are said to have a three-CD box set coming out on Candlelight Records featuring outtakes, live stuff, video footage and a general overview of the band. The band have been rehearsing and writing new material with a view towards releasing a new album in 2006. HOLY ...

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MEGADETH Schedule 'Rockline' Appearance

MEGADETH will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, July 11. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, check out

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DRAGONLAND Schedule Gothenburg Date

Swedish power metallers DRAGONLAND have scheduled a one-off performance at Sticky Fingers in Gothenburg, Sweden on July 15. DRAGONLAND will hit the stage at 11:30 p.m. Local band MANIMAL will be supporting. As previously reported, DRAGONLAND will have their third album, "Starfall", released in the U.S. on July 12 via Magick Records, a subsidiary of ...

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ROB ROCK: U.S. Release Date Set For 'Holy Hell'

Singer ROB ROCK's (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) latest solo album, "Holy Hell", is scheduled to be released in the U.S. on September 6 via Candlelight/Caroline Records. Meanwhile, Danish producer Jacob Hansen (RAUNCHY, INVOCATOR) is mixing the bonus tracks for JVC/Victor Entertainment release of "Holy Hell", which will feature a very special guest guitar solo by Gus ...

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Instinct - EKTOMORF

I'd always heard EKTOMORF were SOULFLY rip-offs, but I reserved judgment until I could actually hear one of the band's albums. Having now heard "Instinct", I must say that the word on the street is pretty damn accurate. Cloning SEPULTURA or SOULFLY may not be a bad thing if you're a fan of either band. ...

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MEGADETH: 'Greatest Hits' Package Essay Posted Online

MEGADETH's publicists, The Mitch Schneider Organization (MSO), have posted the "package essay" written by the director of "The Decline of Western Civilization" documentary series, Penelope Spheeris, for the group's upcoming "Greatest Hits: Back to the Start" collection, due on June 28. It reads as follows: "MEGADETH was always on the forefront of innovation, always challenging ...

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DRAGONLAND: 'Starfall' To Receive U.S. Release In July

Swedish power metallers DRAGONLAND will have their third album, "Starfall", released in the U.S. on July 12 via Magick Records, a subsidiary of Cleopatra Records. "Starfall" was released in Europe last year via Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Holy War" was recorded at Tom Englund's (EVERGREY) Division One Studios in Sweden with Englund ...

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IRON MAIDEN: 'The Essential' Two-Disc Compilation Due In July

Legendary metal band IRON MAIDEN will release the career-spanning, two-CD compilation "The Essential Iron Maiden" through Sanctuary Records on July 12, 2005. "The Essential Iron Maiden" features some of the greatest heavy metal music ever recorded. IRON MAIDEN have had huge worldwide impact these past 25 years thanks to all-time classic albums like "Iron Maiden", ...

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RIOT Confirm Japanese Dates

Veteran American hard rock outfit RIOT have been confirmed to perform three shows in Tokyo, Japan on September 1-3 at the Live Inn Rosa, presented by Booster Dragon. "The band can't wait to see you all, it's been a long time coming, so get ready to hear all the classic and maybe a bonus track ...

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SOULFLY: 'Dark Ages' Final Track Listing Revealed

SOULFLY have finalzed the track listing for their new album, "Dark Ages", due on September 13 via Roadrunner Records. "Dark Ages" was produced by SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera and was mixed by Terry Date, who has previously worked with PANTERA and DEFTONES, among others. "Dark Ages" final track listing: 01. The Dark Ages 02. Babylon ...

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EDGUY: 'Superheroes' CD And DVD Detailed

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Hey, fellows, don't forget about the EP and the DVD to come out on September 5th. They are called 'Superheroes' and 'Superheroes – The DVD'. The title track will be the same on both, but the rest of the material ...

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