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GEORGE LYNCH: Final Summer Tour Dates Announced

Legendary guitarist George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB) will be heading out on a short summer tour starting Friday, June 17 in Lancaster, California. Lynch will be playing all the familiar hits from his beginnings in DOKKEN to his solo project LYNCH MOB. Lynch is regarded by the guitar-playing community to be one of the best ...

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GAIA EPICUS: New Album To Be Released In July

Norwegian power metallers GAIA EPICUS have posted the following update regarding their dispute with Sound Riot Records over the release of their new album, "Symphony of Glory": "Now it seems that Sound Riot has agreed to all our demands, and they will sign a contract for this in a few days time. This means that ...

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Greek Church Seeks Ban On SLIPKNOT Show

According to the Associated Press, Greece's Orthodox Church urged concert organizers Monday (May 30) to cancel a planned show by extreme metal band SLIPKNOT because of the group's violent lyrics and references to the devil. The band from Des Moines, Iowa, were performing Monday night at the open-air Lykavitos theater. Concert organizers could not be ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD Wrap Up Successful Headlining U.S. Tour, Guest On 'Headbanger's Ball'

Canadian extremists STRAPPING YOUNG LAD recently completed a highly successful headlining U.S. tour with THE AGONY SCENE, MISERY SIGNALS and REFLUX in the support slots and are now preparing for the massive Sounds of The Underground Tour this summer. The group’s genre-defying, breakthrough new album, "Alien", has been met with tons of mainstream acclaim and ...

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HORRICANE Name Debut Album

Estonian dark death metallers HORRICANE have set "The Lynch-Lawyers" as the title of their upcoming full-length debut, due later in the year via Black Mark Records. The album is expected to contain new versions of the demo songs "Coup De Grace", "Fraction in Your Eyes", "The Lynch-Lawyers' Death Squad", "Demon-Strate" and "Nitro Boost Turmoil", as ...

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GEORGE LYNCH: Summer Tour Dates Announced

The first dates have been announced for guitarist George Lynch's (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB) upcoming U.S. tour, which is scheduled to kick off mid-June. The dates are as follows: Jun. 17 - Mr Cue's - Lancaster, CA Jun. 18 - Diablos - Lake Forest, CA Jun. 24 - Paladinos - Tarzana, CA Jun. 25 - Boardwalk ...

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GAIA EPICUS: Live Videos Posted Online

Norwegian power metallers GAIA EPICUS have uploaded several live video clips from 2004 and 2003 at their official web site. Check them out at this location. In other news, the band have posted the following message on their official web site: "This is the situation: As you all know we have been in ...

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GEORGE LYNCH: 'There Was A Good Chance DOKKEN Would Reform'

Legendary guitarist George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB) has issued the following update on his recent and upcoming activities: "You might have seen the e-mail I recently sent out sort of updating everyone as to what's been going on over the past couple months and what may be coming up in the future. It's sometimes difficult ...

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GEORGE LYNCH And JOHN SYKES To Team Up For U.S. Tour

Legendary guitarist George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB) will be going out on the road in June with John Sykes (THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE). Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. In other news, Lynch is hard at work designing his Randall signature amp. The hand-wired version will be unvieled in Indianapols in July 2005 at ...

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STEPHEN PEARCY Recording Acoustic Version Of RATT's 'Round & Round'

Former RATT frontman Stephen Pearcy is in the studio this week recording an acoustic version of the RATT classic "Round & Round" with guitarists Keri Kelli (ADLER'S APPETITE, VINCE NEIL, ex-SLASH'S SNAKEPIT) and Erik Ferentinos (VOODOO, 13A). There is no word yet on where the resultant recording will end up. As previously reported, Pearcy's second ...

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MSG Vocalist CHRIS LOGAN To Guest On LEGACY Album Re-Release

MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG) singer Chris Logan has just finished tracking vocals for a bonus track to be featured on the new LEGACY album re-release. The tune is called "So Long". LEGACY features founding member Marten Andersson (LIZZY BORDEN, GEORGE LYNCH, STARWOOD) on bass and the world-renowned Jonas Hansson (SILVER MOUNTAIN, JONAS HANSSON BAND) on ...

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MOB RULES: 'Signs Of The Time' DVD Delayed

Due to "production problems," German melodic metallers MOB RULES have pushed back the projected release date of their "Signs of the Time - Live" DVD to early June. "Signs of the Time - Live" (view cover here) was recorded last year during the band's hometown gig in Wilhemshaven, Germany in support of their ...

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CLUTCH To Guest On This Weekend's 'Viva La Bam'

CLUTCH will be making an appearance on MTV's "Viva La Bam" this Sunday, April 10 at 10:30 p.m. EST. Bam Margera directed the video for CLUTCH's "The Mob Goes Wild", which is included on the "Viva La Bam" first-season DVD. CLUTCH recently began recording a new studio album for a July/August release via DRT Entertainment. ...

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Former RATT Singer STEPHEN PEARCY To Release 'Fueler' In May

Former RATT singer Stephen Pearcy's second solo CD, "Fueler", has a street release date of May 10 on Cleopatra/Top Fuel Records. This version will be featuring the two new songs "Sinomatic" and "Gamblers & Thieves". Stephen, his RAT BASTARDS, and some surprise special guests will headline the world-famous Whisky a Go-Go on May 20 on ...

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LEGACY Sign With VALHALLA RECORDS

Los Angeles-based hard rock outfit LEGACY, founded by bass ace Marten Andersson (LIZZY BORDEN, GEORGE LYNCH, STARWOOD), has inked a deal with U.K.'s Valhalla Records. The label will re-master and release LEGACY's debut CD with new artwork, bonus tracks as well as future releases through this agreement. Marten Andersson will be starting to work on ...

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GAIA EPICUS 'Break' Contract With SOUND RIOT RECORDS

Norwegian power metallers GAIA EPICUS have posted the following message on their official web site: "GAIA EPICUS has broken the contract with Sound Riot Records. After this last episode with the label we have decided to end the contract with them. SR has broken too many parts of the contract and we can't except it ...

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