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KRIEG Commence Work On 'Final' Album

New Jersey-based black metallers KRIEG have commenced work on their "final" full-length album, "Blue Miasma". The initial recordings were completed at Winterblut Studio in Germany, while vocals and bass will be added this weekend by Marcus Kolar (SARCOPHAGUS, FOREST OF IMPALED) at Studio One in Racine, Wisconsin, followed by final mixing and editing later this ...

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JAKE E. LEE: New Album Samples Posted Online

JakeELee.com has uploaded exclusive sample tracks from former OZZY OSBOURNE/BADLANDS guitarist Jake E. Lee's upcoming "covers" album, which is scheduled for release this spring via Shrapnel Records. The CD, which is being engineered by Michael Lardie (formerly of GREAT WHITE), will feature the following lineup of musicians: Jake E. Lee (OZZY OSBOURNE, BADLANDS): ...

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DOKKEN: European Tour Dates Announced

DOKKEN will be touring Europe starting April 6 in Copenhagen. Prior to the start of the European trek, DOKKEN will be playing on March 19 at the 94 Rock's Blarney Bash at the NM State Fairgrounds in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Support at the show will come from L.A. GUNS. Upcoming DOKKEN shows: Mar. 19 - ...

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STATIC-X Guitarist Is Believed To Have Met Teenage Victim Via Online Singles Community

STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen (real name Tod Rex Salvador) is believed to have met the 14-year-old Sayreville, New Jersey girl he is accused of sexually assaulting in January on the web site FetischMusic.com (via their "Find-a-Freek" online singles community), where he used the screen name "groverygodadat" under the heading "never married male looking for female." ...

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SOUL SIRKUS: U.S. Dates To Be Announced Next Week

SOUL SIRKUS, the new band featuring Neal Schon (JOURNEY) on guitar, Jeff Scott Soto (TALISMAN, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on vocals, Marco Mendoza (WHITESNAKE, THIN LIZZY) on bass and Virgil Donati (STEVE VAI, RING OF FIRE) on drums, have posted the following message on their official web site: "Final confirmation on the spring leg of the World ...

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T. REX 'Boogies' Again On DVD, CD

According to Billboard.com, T. REX's Ringo Starr-directed 1972 film, "Born To Boogie", will make its DVD debut in May via Sanctuary. Not only will it be issued as a double-disc set loaded with previously unseen extras, but a double CD will also be released, with audio recently remastered by T. REX's longtime producer, Tony Visconti. ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Talks About Upcoming RUSH Tribute Album

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach is among the musicians appearing on the upcoming RUSH tribute album, "Subdivisions", due on March 15 via Magna Carta Records. The CD, which features pre-mix editing by longtime RUSH producer Terry Brown, contains artwork by Hugh Syme. A complete list of the musicians that perform on the album can ...

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ANTHRAX: 'Among The Living' Lineup Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

ANTHRAX's legendary "Among the Living" lineup has been confirmed for the Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 9-11 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: A.C.T ACCEPT ANTHRAX ("Among the Living" lineup) BEHEMOTH BLACK LABEL SOCIETY BLACKFOOT CANDLEMASS CRUCIFIED BARBARA CRYSTAL EYES ...

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OVERKILL: Tour Dates Announced

OVERKILL have lined up the following dates in support of their new album, "ReliXIV", due on March 22 via Eagle Rock/Spitfire Records: Feb. 25 - Atarfe Vega Rock - Grenada, SPA Apr. 08 - Jaxx - Springfield, VA Apr. 09 - Thunderdome - Baltimore, MD Apr. 10 - The Chance - Poughkeepsie, NY Apr. 13 ...

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MEGADETH Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine announced at Tuesday night's (Feb. 15) concert in Stockholm that the band will be playing at this year's Sweden Rock festival — presumably as the third headliner along with MÖTLEY CRÜE and ACCEPT. The 2005 edition of the Sweden Rock festival will be held June 9-11 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The billing ...

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CROWBAR: 'Dead Sun' Video Posted Online

CROWBAR's video for the track "Dead Sun" has been posted online at this location. "Dead Sun" comes off the group's new album, "Lifesblood for the Downtrodden", available now on Candlelight Records. The band have just kicked off their first U.S. tour in support of the record, alongside labelmates ENTOMBED, PRO-PAIN and THE ...

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STATUS QUO, LANA LANE, WE Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

STATUS QUO, LANA LANE and WE have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 9-11 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: A.C.T ACCEPT BEHEMOTH BLACK LABEL SOCIETY BLACKFOOT CANDLEMASS CRUCIFIED BARBARA CRYSTAL EYES DIO ...

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SOUL SIRKUS: European Version Of 'World Play' To Feature Bonus Track

Frontiers Records has announced the release of SOUL SIRKUS' debut album, "World Play", in the European and Asian territories. The band — whose lineup includes Neal Schon (JOURNEY) on guitar, Jeff Scott Soto (TALISMAN, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on vocals, Marco Mendoza (WHITESNAKE, THIN LIZZY) on bass and Virgil Donati (STEVE VAI, RING OF FIRE) on drums ...

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HERMANO To Release New Album Next Week

Former KYUSS singer John Garcia's current band HERMANO will release their new album, "Dare I Say...", in the U.S. on February 15 via MeteorCity. "Dare I Say...", available in Europe since last November, is Garcia's first full-length album to be recorded and released in almost five years, since HERMANO's 2002 effort, "Only A Suggestion", was ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, BEHEMOTH Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, BEHEMOTH and SAVOY BROWN have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 9-11 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: A.C.T ACCEPT BEHEMOTH BLACKFOOT BLACK LABEL SOCIETY CANDLEMASS CRYSTAL EYES DIO DREAM ...

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