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ALTER BRIDGE 'Fighting For Survival,' Says Guitarist

The Pulse of Radio reports: ALTER BRIDGE has issued the video (view below) for its new single, "Rise Today", just days ahead of the release of the band's second album, "Blackbird". The disc comes out on Tuesday (October 9) and follows a period of massive changes in which the group parted ways with both its ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Performs Acoustically On KOMP 92.3; Video Available

QUEENSRŸCHE members Geoff Tate, Michael Wilton and Mike Stone performed an acoustic version of the song "Bridge" at the studios of the Las Vegas radio station KOMP 92.3 during the band's U.S. tour with HEAVEN AND HELL and ALICE COOPER. Watch the performance below. Geoff Tate will be the featured guest on the nationally syndicated ...

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ALTER BRIDGE: 'Rise Today' Video Available

ALTER BRIDGE has released the video for its new single, "Rise Today". The clip, which was helmed by acclaimed video director Dale "Rage" Resteghini (SHADOWS FALL, FEAR FACTORY, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN), can be viewed below. The song is featured on the band's upcoming second album, "Blackbird", which arrives in stores on October 9. Commented ...

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PARADOX To Release 'Electrify' In January

Long-running German metallers PARADOX will release their fourth album, "Electrify", on January 10, 2008. The CD was produced by guitarist/vocalist Charly Steinhauer and is currently being mixed and mastered at the Hansen Studios in Denmark by Jacob Hansen (RAUNCHY, DESTRUCTION, HATESPHERE). Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Second Over Third By Force", "Monument", ...

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GODSMACK Drummer Says ANOTHER ANIMAL Enabled Him To Return Favor That Was 'Life-Changing'

The Pulse of Radio reports: GODSMACK side project ANOTHER ANIMAL releases its self-titled debut disc on Tuesday (October 2), featuring GODSMACK guitarist Tony Rombola, bassist Robbie Merrill and drummer Shannon Larkin. The new outfit also includes original GODSMACK guitarist Lee Richards and former UGLY KID JOE frontman Whitfield Crane. Larkin told The Pulse of Radio ...

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AGNOSTIC FRONT: New Music Posted Online

New York hardcore legends AGNOSTIC FRONT have posted two new songs — "Dead to Me" and "For My Family" — on their MySpace page. The tracks come off the band's upcoming CD, "Warriors", due in North America on November 6 via Nuclear Blast Records. "Warriors" was produced by MADBALL/HAZEN STREET frontman Freddy Cricien, ...

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ONWARD: New Lineup Announced

Guitarist Toby Knapp has reassembled his band ONWARD with the following lineup: Dean Sternberg (vocals) Rob Luckie (bass) Jeramy Matheson (drums) Toby Knapp (guitar) Commented Knapp: "We have no agenda for extensive touring, just a few gigs here and there and a strong new album. The recording/writing process is coming slowly but surely and I ...

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Serpent Saints - ENTOMBED

After the soggy and forgettable "Inferno" four long years ago, just the fact that ENTOMBED sounds like they wanted to be in the studio for this one is a cause for celebration. They're back on the death-and-roll machine, with a little more emphasis on the death side of things, and things start out promising with ...

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WORLD UNDER BLOOD: New Song Posted Online

WORLD UNDER BLOOD, the melodic death metal side project of CKY guitarist/vocalist Deron Miller, has finished mixing its third and "most aggressive" track so far, "Under the Autumn Low". Check it out on the band's MySpace page. "Under the Autumn Low" comes off WORLD UNDER BLOOD's three-track promo recording which the group is ...

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TILES: 'Fly Paper' Artwork Revealed

Detroit-based progressive rock band TILES will release its new album, "Fly Paper", via InsideOut Music on the following dates: Germany, Austria and Switzerland: January 25, 2008 The rest of Europe: January 28, 2008 North America: January 29, 2008 "Fly Paper" (cover artwork) was produced by Terry Brown (RUSH, FATES WARNING, VOIVOD) and includes ...

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Love Grenade - TED NUGENT

Five years ago TED NUGENT made an album called "Craveman" that shocked many long-time fans for the quality of songwriting and guitar-driven heaviness that had been missing from his albums for over a decade. One could say that its predecessor, "Spirit of the Wild", was the actual return-to-form album, and I would not necessarily argue. ...

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OBITUARY: Problems At The Canadian Border

OBITUARY frontman John Tardy has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Anytime you are in New York you know it is going to be a good night. The other nights show was awesome and we really appreciate all of the support! So much energy in the crowd that just spilled out ...

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EMPIRE To Release 'Chasing Shadows' In November

November 23, 2007 will see the release of the brand new EMPIRE album, "Chasing Shadows" on Metal Heaven. This will be the fourth release from the band and the first to feature vocalist Doogie White (RAINBOW, CORNERSTONE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) and drummer Mike Terrana (MASTERPLAN, AXEL RUDI PELL) alongside longtime bassist Neil Murray (WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH, ...

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FOZZY Singer To Embark On Book-Signing Tour

Chris Jericho, lead vocalist for FOZZY and former WWE champion, will release "A Lion's Tale: Around The World In Spandex" (Grand Central Publishing) on October 25, 2007. The autobiography (book cover) will focus on the early days of his wrestling and performing career. To support the book, Chris will head out on a ...

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ALTER BRIDGE, ANOTHER ANIMAL: More Tour Dates Announced

ANOTHER ANIMAL, the band featuring GODSMACK members Tony Rombola on guitar, Robbie Merrill on bass and Shannon Larkin on drums, will hit the road with labelmates ALTER BRIDGE. The previously announced dates begin on October 2 in Tallahassee, Florida, with shows confirmed so far through November 3 in Las Vegas. ANOTHER ANIMAL will be touring ...

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SIEGES EVEN Singer's BONEBAG Releases Debut Album

BONEBAG, the Dutch outfit featuring SIEGES EVEN singer Arno Menses on drums and vocals, has just released its first CD, "Noli Me Tangere", via QuiXote Records. The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Positive 02. Noli Me Tangere 03. Weightless 04. Feeling Sam 05. A Word Of Appreciation 06. Lifeline 07. Mmm ...

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TILES: New Album Release Dates Announced

Detroit-based progressive rock band TILES will release its new album, "Fly Paper", via InsideOut Music on the following dates: Germany, Austria and Switzerland: January 25, 2008 The rest of Europe: January 28, 2008 North America: January 29, 2008 "Fly Paper" was produced by Terry Brown (RUSH, FATES WARNING, VOIVOD) and includes the following songs: 01. ...

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STAM1NA To Support APOCALYPTICA In Europe

Lemi, Finland-based heavy metal quartet STAM1NA will support APOCALYPTICA on the following European dates: Oct. 08 - Riika, Latvia – Arena Oct. 09 - Vilna, Latvia – Upa Oct. 10 - Tallinna, Estonia – Linnahall Oct. 21 - Hamburg, Germany - Grosse Freiheit Oct. 22 - Braunschweig, Germany - Jolly Joker Oct. 23 - Dortmund, ...

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