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RIOT: New Live Video Clips Posted Online

Long-running hard rock band RIOT have posted a couple of short video clips from their Japanese tour in early September. Check them out at this location. RIOT were recently joined for several shows (including the Japanese tour) by singer Mike Tirelli (MESSIAH'S KISS, HOLY MOTHER, BURNING STARR) after regular vocalist Mike Dimeo was ...

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Former BLACK SABBATH Singer TONY MARTIN Discusses New Solo Album

Former BLACK SABBATH frontman Tony Martin will release his second solo album, "Scream", on November 18 via MTM Music. "Scream" features legendary drummer Cozy Powell (BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW, WHITESNAKE) on "Raising Hell" as well as songwriting contributions by another SABBATH member, Geoff Nicholls. Martin recently offered the following update on the new album to

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FEAR FACTORY To Perform 'Unleashed' Session Next Week

FEAR FACTORY will perform a private "Unleashed" session for "The Metal Show" on Thursday, November 3 at 6:00 p.m. EST at the Lava Room Recording Studio (owned by ex-WARRANT guitarist Billy Morris) in Cleveland, Ohio. This listening party is by invitation only, and is limited to 30 people. To get an invitation to the show, ...

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THE LIZARDS To Support KING'S X On East Coast Dates

THE LIZARDS, the hard rock band featuring Bobby Rondinelli (BLUE ÖYSTER CULT, RAINBOW, BLACK SABBATH) and Mike DiMeo (RIOT), will be supporting KING'S X on the following dates: Oct. 28 - The Crazy Donkey - Farmingdale, NY Oct. 29 - The Chance - Poughkeepsie, NY Oct. 30 - Stone Pony - Asbury Park, NJ Nov. ...

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WINTERSTRAIN Sign With Z RECORDS

Z Records has announced the signing of the Norwegian melodic hard rock band WINTERSTRAIN. According to a press release, the group have "a unique sound, as different inspirations color their music. People might find traces of RUSH, MARILLION, RAINBOW, SHADOW GALLERY, MAGNUM and JOURNEY, not to mention a cocktail of obscure bands of almost any ...

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RAGE Announce European Tour With FREEDOM CALL

German power metallers RAGE will be embarking on a European headlining tour in April 2006. Support at all shows will come from FREEDOM CALL. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Apr. 05 - Nürnberg, GER @ Hirsch Apr. 06 - Zlin, CZR @ Masters Of Rock Cafe Apr. 07 - Budapest, HUN @ Wigwam ...

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Exclusive FEAR FACTORY Track To Appear On 'Rainbow Six' Soundtrack

Calvin Records has set a November 15 release date for the "Rainbow Six: Lockdown Soundtrack", featuring contributions from FEAR FACTORY, TRIVIUM, CHIMAIRA, SOILWORK and STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, among others. Produced by FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera and partner Laddie Ervin (3Volution Productions), the soundtrack includes some of the bands' biggest hits, like SOILWORK's "Stabbing the ...

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QUEEN + PAUL RODGERS Play First-Ever U.S. Show

Launch Radio Networks reports: Sunday night (October 16), QUEEN + PAUL RODGERS played their first-ever U.S. show. A packed Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey, saw Rodgers and QUEEN pull from both their catalogues during a show that lasted over two hours, including QUEEN standards "Bohemian Rhapsody", "We Will Rock You"/"We Are The ...

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BENEDICTUM: Debut Album Due In January

Locomotive Records have announced a January 20, 2006 release date for "Uncreation", the debut album by San Diego, California epic power metal band BENEDICTUM, postponing an earlier release that had been set for October 17. "While we were all really looking forward to having 'Uncreation' in stores this year rather than next this move is ...

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JOE LYNN TURNER: West Coast Tour Dates Announced

Legendary hard rock vocalist Joe Lynn Turner (RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) has announced the following dates in support of his latest solo album, "The Usual Suspects": Nov. 02 - The Avalon - Santa Clara, CA Nov. 03 - Pepperbelly's - Fairfield, CA Nov. 04 - Paladino's - Reseda, CA Nov. 06 - The Coach ...

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SATURNUS: New Album To Feature Guest Appearance By MERCYFUL FATE's DENNER

Danish doomsters SATURNUS recently entered Sweet Silence Studios in Denmark with producer Flemming Rasmussen (METALLICA, ARTILLERY) to begin recording their third full-length album, tentatively due in February/March 2006 via Finland's Firebox Records. Evilution Magazine was exclusively invited by the band to spend a day together with them in the studio, where editor Bo ...

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M3: 'Classic WHITESNAKE' Tribute Band Announces U.K. Dates

M3, the "classic WHITESNAKE" tribute band featuring Bernie Marsden (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Micky Moody (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Neil Murray (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH), Jimmy Copley (drums, ex-PAUL RODGERS, GILLAN, BECK), Mark Stanway (keyboards, ex-MAGNUM) and Stefan Berggren (vocals, SNAKES IN PARADISE, COMPANY OF SNAKES, RAZORBACK), have lined up the following dates during December: Dec. 13 - Mean Fiddler ...

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ULI JON ROTH To Be Joined By Former SCORPIONS Bassist For European Tour

The lineup for legendary guitarist Uli Jon Roth's (ex-SCORPIONS) band for the upcoming European dates will be as follows: Uli Jon Roth - Guitar, vocals Francis Buchholz (ex-SCORPIONS) - Bass Olaf Senkbeil - Vocals Ferdy Doernberg - Keyboards, Guitar Stefan Schwarzmann (ACCEPT, ex-HELLOWEEN) - Drums John Boswell - Guitar Ex-SCORPIONS/ELOY drummer Jürgen Rosenthal will join ...

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