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KING'S X: More U.S. Tour Dates Announced

Riding high off the success of their latest album "Ogre Tones", which was released September 27 via InsideOut Music, KING'S X has announced a fall tour which kicks off October 19 in Birmingham, AL. "Ogre Tones", which is the band's first release under their new deal with InsideOut, was produced by Michael Wagener (METALLICA, ALICE ...

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IBEX THRONE Complete Work On New Album

Utah-based black metallers IBEX THRONE have completed work on their second album, "Total Inversion", for a tentative November release via Australia's Goatawa Rex Records. An audio sample of the track "Regression to Darkness" is available at the band's official web site, ibexthrone.christcrusher.com. With regards to the song's lyrical message, the group's guitarist Lord ...

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SEVENDUST: 'Ugly' Video Posted Online

SEVENDUST's video for the song "Ugly" has been posted online at this location (Quicktime required). The clip was shot in Los Angeles, CA on August 28 and 29 with P.R. Brown (BILLY CORGAN, MÖTLEY CRÜE) behind the lens. "Ugly" is the first single off SEVENDUST's fifth studio album, "Next", due in the U.S. ...

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CLASSIC ROCK ROLL OF HONOUR Awards: Winners Announced

The Classic Rock Roll Of Honour, Classic Rock magazine's inaugural annual award ceremony, takes place tonight (Oct. 4) at London's Café De Paris. Unlike other honours evenings in the heavily crowded calendar of events, the Classic Rock Roll of Honour will take a unique approach to the Living Legend Award. This year being awarded to ...

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Former Members Of MORTICIAN, MALIGNANCY, HEAD TRAUMA, LEVIATHAN Join Forces In PRIMER BLACK

Ron Kachnic (guitar; MALIGNANCY, MORTICIAN), Desmond Tolhurst (guitar; MALIGNANCY, MORTICIAN, HEAD TRAUMA) and Shane Tierney (vocals; LEVIATHAN), have joined forces with bassist Art Micewicz and drummer Jim Horan, both formerly of DIRTY BROWN EYE, to form PRIMER BLACK. PRIMER BLACK's debut performance will take place on October 28 in Hartford, CT with the MISFITS and ...

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Former PANTERA Bassist Jams With CAMP FREDDY In Hollywood: Photos Available

Rob Zombie, Rex Brown (DOWN, ex-PANTERA), Vivian Campbell (DEF LEPPARD, ex-DIO, WHITESNAKE), Jerry Cantrell (ex-ALICE IN CHAINS), John 5 (ROB ZOMBIE, ex-MARILYN MANSON), Billy Duffy (ex-THE CULT) and Steve Jones (ex-SEX PISTOLS) were among the musicians that joined CAMP FREDDY on stage during their appearance at the Key Club in West Hollywood, California Thursday night ...

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Former STATIC-X Guitarist Is A Free Man — For Now

MTV.com is reporting that former STATIC-X and DOPE guitarist Tripp Eisen was released from a California state prison last week, a little more than six months after his arrest on a single crimes-against-children count. Eisen's freedom could end up being short-lived, depending on what next week brings. He's due to stand before a ...

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GWAR: More 20th Anniversary Tour Dates Announced

Mutant metal-masters GWAR are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their rebirth on Earth with a triumphant tour of their most depraved stomping grounds. Beginning October 7 and lasting until everything is dead, North America shall reel under the savage assault of GWAR, the most dangerous band in this or any other universe. Fresh from their ...

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KISS Drummer To Take Part In Hurricane Relief Benefit Concerts

According to KissAsylum.com, KISS/ALICE COOPER drummer Eric Singer will be taking part in two benefit shows in Indianapolis, Indiana in mid-October. Singer, currently on tour with ALICE COOPER, will be joined by fellow COOPER bandmates Ryan Roxie, Damon Johnson, and Chuck Garric at both shows. 100 percent of all ticket sales will go directly to ...

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KING'S X: First Tour Dates Announced

KING'S X will be embarking on a U.S. tour beginning in October. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Oct. 29 - The Chance Theater - Poughkeepsie, NY Nov. 04 - Jaxx –Springfield, VA Nov. 05 - Rex Theater - Pittsburgh, PA KING'S X will be touring in support of their new album, "Ogre Tones" ...

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HELLWITCH To Support THERION In Florida

Legendary death/thrash metal band HELLWITCH have been confirmed as the support act for THERION on Sunday, September 18 at the House of Blues in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. As previously reported, HELLWITCH recently completed work on a self-financed promotional demo/CD, which they are currently using to procure a record deal. The CD contains new versions ...

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METAL INSURGENCE TOUR Schedules Hurricane Relief Concert

The Metal Insurgence Tour, featuring JON OLIVA'S PAIN (led by SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva), CHRIS CAFFERY'S FACES (solo project of SAVATAGE/TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA guitarist Chris Caffery), and BEYOND FEAR (fronted by former JUDAS PRIEST and current ICED EARTH vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens), will perform a "lo-dough" show at the Rex Theatre on Carson Street, Pittsburgh PA ...

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SEVENDUST Sign European Deal With ROADRUNNER

SEVENDUST have inked a European deal with Roadrunner Records for the release of their fifth studio album, "Next". The follow-up to 2003's "Seasons" is scheduled for release in Europe on October (October 11 in the U.S via WineDark Records via Fontana Distribution, a division of Universal Music and Video Distribution). A video for the album's ...

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DEF LEPPARD: More Dates With BRYAN ADAMS Announced

DEF LEPPARD have lined up the following dates with BRYAN ADAMS during October/November: Oct. 11 - Boston, MA - Agganis Arena Oct. 12 - East Rutherford, NJ - Continental Arena Oct. 14 - Bristow, VA - Nissan Pavilion Oct. 15 - Raleigh, NC - Alltel Pavilion Oct. 17 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena ...

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RIOT Singer: Rap Is Not Music

In a recent interview conducted by Rock N Roll Universe, vocalist Mike DiMeo (RIOT, THE LIZARDS) discussed RIOT's upcoming album, THE LIZARDS' recent tour with hard rock legends UFO, the rumors that he'd quit RIOT, as well as the differences between European and American audiences. DiMeo also offered his opinion on the state ...

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HELLWITCH Complete Work On Self-Financed Promotional CD

Legendary death/thrash metal band HELLWITCH have completed work on a self-financed promotional demo/CD, which they are currently using to procure a record deal. The CD contains new versions of the previously released tracks "Final Approach" and "Epitome of Disgrace" (both of which appeared on the "Final Approach" CD, featuring the band's first full-length album and ...

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GENE SIMMONS: 'Nothing Is More Important Than Touring With KISS'

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons recently took out to answer a couple of fans' questions via the band's official web site, KissOnline.com. Read on: Q: With all the classic KISS costumes through the years, what's your favorite era of Gene Simmons? Gene Simmons: "I never considered anything we wore 'costumes'... I wore outfits. An outfit is ...

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IBEX THRONE Sign With GOATAWA REX RECORDS

Utah-based black metallers IBEX THRONE have inked a two-album deal with Australia's Goatawa Rex Records. The group's second album, "Total Inversion", will be recorded late September/early October for an early 2006 release on CD/LP format. The album will include "nine new tracks of black hateful metal," according to a press release. "Expect nothing but the ...

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