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ILL NINO: Recording Update From Band's A&R Rep

ILL NINO are currently in the studio recording the follow-up to 2003's "Confession". The band's Roadrunner Records A&R rep has checked in with the following update: "I can tell you that the guys have recorded fifteen songs 12-13 of which will end up on the finished album. And while every band always tells you that ...

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TED NUGENT Vintage Memorabilia To Be Auctioned In May

Backstage Auctions, a leading online auction company specializing in classic rock memorabilia, has announced its first auction for 2005 featuring vintage memorabilia from the legendary career of Ted Nugent. The "Ted Nugent Gonzo Auction" will be held online starting May 15 and run through May 22. Among the items being auctioned off are original gold ...

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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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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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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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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON: 'Fly With Me, Reykjavik!'

Bruce Dickinson will be combining two of his greatest passions in June, when he combines jobs as lead singer of the world's leading metal band IRON MAIDEN and commercial airline pilot with Astraeus Airlines. First Officer Bruce will fly a specially chartered real heavy metal Boeing 757 from London's Gatwick airport on Tuesday, June 7 ...

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OZZFEST 2005: Complete Details Revealed

It's big. It's bad. And it's back for more. Got a problem with that? Ozzfest — the king of festivals — triumphantly returns this summer to celebrate its hard-earned 10th anniversary with the staggering line-up of BLACK SABBATH, IRON MAIDEN, ROB ZOMBIE, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, SHADOWS FALL and BLACK LABEL SOCIETY. The summer's premier concert festival ...

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BLACK CROWES: Reunion Tour Announced

BLACK CROWES have announced plans for a full-blown reunion tour — the band's first gigs since October 2001, according to Billboard.com. Guitarist Marc Ford is back in the fold for the first time since 1997, while Bill Dobrow, who played with Rich Robinson in the short-lived band HOOKAH BROWN, will take over for Steve Gorman ...

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DIAMOND HEAD: New Album Details Revealed

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD have made their new album, "All Will Be Revealed", available for order online via their official web site. "All Will Be Revealed" was produced by Brian Tatler and Karl Wilcox and is available in a limited tour edition. The track listing is as ...

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GLENN DANZIG: 'BILL CLINTON Sent The FBI After Me'

Glenn Danzig recently spoke to KNAC.com about Dimebag's murder and DANZIG's upcoming tour, among other topics. Several excerpts from the interview follow: KNAC.com: [When Dimebag was murdered], you not only had your regular metal press covering the tragedy, but you also had the mainstream writers as well. More than once, it was alluded ...

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ZAKK WYLDE Schedules Long Island In-Store

Zakk Wylde of BLACK LABEL SOCIETY will be making an in-store appearance on Saturday, February 26 at Looney Tunes (31 Brookvale Avenue) in West Babylon, New York. BLACK LABEL SOCIETY's new album, "Mafia", is due on March 8 via Artemis Records. The CD was engineered by "1919 Eternal"/"The Blessed Hellride" knob-twister Eddie Mapp, and features ...

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ZAKK WYLDE Schedules 'Rockline' Appearance

Zakk Wylde of BLACK LABEL SOCIETY will be the featured guest on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, February 28. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near ...

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DIAMOND HEAD: New Album Available For Purchase Online

NWOBHM legends DIAMOND HEAD have posted the following message on their official web site: "We are aware that some people have experienced difficulties in obtaining the new album at the gigs. To overcome this, we have obtained 200 copies of the tour edition of the CD. This is the same as the CD being sold ...

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DIAMOND HEAD Check In From MEGADETH Tour

NWOBHM legends DIAMOND HEAD have checked in from their current European tour with MEGADETH: "Great to see that you are all enjoying the shows with MEGADETH so far, keep your comments coming, and send in any pictures or reviews that you may have for inclusion on the site. "As some of you will be aware, ...

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