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BRAZEN ABBOT: New Album Audio Samples Posted Online

Frontiers Records has uploaded several audio samples from the new BRAZEN ABBOT album, "My Resurrection", due in Europe on June 6. The CD features guest appearances by the folliowing singers: Joe Lynn Turner (ex-RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), Göran Edman (ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, GLORY), Tony Harnell (TNT, WESTWORLD) and Erik Mårtensson. "My Resurrection" final track listing: ...

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M3: 'Classic WHITESNAKE' DVD Gets A Release Date

Classic Pictures has set a May 23 U.K. release date for "Rough an' Ready" (cover), the new live DVD from 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 ...

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DECEIVER Complete Work On Full-Length Debut

DECEIVER, the Swedish metal band featuring former members of MAZE OF TORMENT and XENOFANES, have completed work on their full-length debut, "Riding with the Reaper", tentatively due in early May on both CD and vinyl through Iron Fist Productions. The CD was recorded over a one-week period at the Abyss studio with producer Tommy Tägtgren. ...

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MOONSTONE: More Audio Samples Posted Online

MOONSTONE, the project of Italian guitarist Matteo Filippini, has posted several new samples from the upcoming CD at the official web site, www.moonstone.it. Described as "genuine British-oriented '70s classic rock," not a million miles removed from the likes of FREE, JIMI HENDRIX and DEEP PURPLE, the album features guest appearances by an all-star ...

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AXEL RUDI PELL: More Tour Dates Announced

German guitarist AXEL RUDI PELL has lined up the following tour dates during the coming months: Jun. 02 - Z7 - Pratteln, Switzerland Jun. 03 - Tradate Iron Fest - Milano, ITA Jun. 25 - Bang Your Head Festival - Balingen, GER Jun. 26 - Graspop Metal Meeting - Dessel, BEL Aug. 05 - Hyde ...

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MOTÖRHEAD To Release 30th-Anniversary Double DVD In July

MOTÖRHEAD will be issuing a 30th anniversary DVD on July 4 via SPV Records. The two-disc set will feature the band's December 2004 concert in Düsseldorf, Germany on one disc and a documentary feature on the second disc. More information will be made available soon. MOTÖRHEAD are planning to commemorate the milestone with a concert ...

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BRAZEN ABBOT Set European Release Date For New Album

Frontiers Records has set a June 6 European release date for the new BRAZEN ABBOT album, entitled "My Resurrection". The CD features guest appearances by the folliowing singers: Joe Lynn Turner (ex-RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), Göran Edman (ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, GLORY), Tony Harnell (TNT, WESTWORLD) and Erik Mårtensson. "My Resurrection" final track listing: 01. My ...

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MOTÖRHEAD: 'Ace of Spades: Classic Album' DVD Due Next Week

MOTÖRHEAD's legendary "Ace of Spades" LP will be the focus of Eagle Entertainment's latest installment of its "Classic Album" DVD series. Due on March 22, "Ace of Spades: Classic Album" sees bandmembers Lemmy, "Fast" Eddie Clarke and Philip "Philthy Animal" Taylor talking candidly about the writing and recording of the album and the goings on ...

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IVORY KNIGHT To Open For SONATA ARCTICA In Ottawa

Classic heavy metal band IVORY KNIGHT have been confirmed as the support act for Finnish power metallers SONATA ARCTICA on April 15 at Barrymore’s Music Hall in Ottawa, Canada. IVORY KNIGHT's second full-length album, titled "Unconscience", was released in mid-January. The CD was mixed and mastered by the Jeff Waters of ANNIHILATOR, and features artwork ...

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CORNERSTONE: Live Album Update

CORNERSTONE frontman Doogie White (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ex-RAINBOW) has issued the following update on the group's upcoming live album: "Overall the performances were very good and we had a difficult task picking which versions to use, as someone liked this or that version and someone else felt maybe Take 2 was better. So we all had ...

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RAINBOW To Reunite For Tour?

According to a posting on The Dio Message Board, RAINBOW may reform for a series of live shows after all. Word has it that Ronnie James Dio's wife Wendy's management company Niji Management may be looking at getting the members of the group back together for a number of live appearances. The lineup ...

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BRAZEN ABBOT To Release New Album In June

BRAZEN ABBOT, the brainchild of Bulgarian guitarist Nikolo Kotzev, have posted the following message on their web site: "Nikolo has delievered the final mix of the new BRAZEN ABBOT album! The new BRAZEN ABBOT album, 'My Resurrection', is expected to be released in June! The album will be 62 minutes and 30 seconds. Currently Nikolo ...

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TESLA Headline Benefit Concert For Fire Victims

Rock veterans TESLA headlined a sold out show this past Friday evening at the Providence Performing Arts Center which benefited survivors of the West Warwick Station nightclub fire of two years ago. The Station Family Fund, a non-profit organization founded by fire survivors and the Wake Up To Love foundation hosted the event, which also ...

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RIOT's Set Cut Show At Spain's ATARFE VEGA ROCK Festival

Veteran American hard rock outfit RIOT have just returned from Europe where they performed at the 2005 edition of Spain's Atarfe Vega Rock festival. RIOT singer Mike DiMeo was unable to accompany the band to the festival in due to his commitment to THE LIZARDS (featuring drummer Bobby Rondinelli of BLUE ÖYSTER CULT/BLACK SABBATH/RAINBOW fame). ...

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Former AT VANCE Singer To Release Solo Album

Former AT VANCE singer Oliver Hartmann (AVANTASIA, AINA, GENIUS) will release his solo debut, "Out in the Cold", on April 25 via Frontiers Records. "For me, it's a kind of permanent step to compose and produce for my solo releases," stated the German singer and guitar player. "Although the material is maybe a little different ...

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CORNERSTONE: If You Are Not Into Metal, You Are Not My Friend

CORNERSTONE, the project featuring ROYAL HUNT bassist Steen Mogensen and ex-RAINBOW/current YNGWIE MALMSTEEN vocalist Doogie White, have posted the following message on their official web site: "[The European] tour is done. Now comes the task of sifting through the recordings to find the ones that are going to make up the live album. We have ...

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New SAXON Tribute Album To See Light Of Day This Month

Germany's Remedy Records will be releasing a brand new SAXON tribute album entitled "Eagleution - A Tribute to Saxon", on February 21. The complete track listing for the two-CD set is as follows: 01. STORMWARRIOR - "Power and the Glory" 02. TORMENT - "Denim & Leather" 03. PARAGON - "20.000 Feet" 04. V8 WANKERS - ...

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DESTINY: 'Beyond All Sense 2005' Bonus DVD Detailed

Long-running Swedish metallers DESTINY's re-recorded version of their debut album, "Beyond All Sense", will be issued with a bonus DVD containing the following: * Video: "In The Shadow of the Rainbow" from "Future of the Past" * Medley of the songs "Holy Man", "Sabotage" and "Future of the Past" with live footage from the release ...

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CORNERSTONE To Release Live Album

CORNERSTONE, the project featuring ROYAL HUNT bassist Steen Mogensen and ex-RAINBOW/current YNGWIE MALMSTEEN vocalist Doogie White, recorded several shows on their recent European tour for a live album, tentatively due later in the year. The live album will replace the proposed DVD that was scrapped at the last minute "due to the nonfulfillment of contractual ...

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THUNDERSTONE: Tour Dates Announced

Finnish melodic power metallers THUNDERSTONE have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Mar. 25 - Tampere, FIN @ Pakkahuone/Tulliklubi w/ HAMMERFALL, LORDI, FIREWIND: Apr. 21 - Pratteln, SWI @ Z 7 Apr. 22 - Filderstadt, GER @ Filharmonie Apr. 23 - Lichtenfels, GER @ Stadthalle Apr. 24 - Oberhausen, GER @ Turbinenhalle ...

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