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HANOI ROCKS Gets Physical

Finland's Seiska-TV has uploaded a short video clip of what it claims is HANOI ROCKS frontman Michael Monroe, guitarist Andy McCoy and Andy's wife Angela arguing and apparently getting a bit physical outside the Helsinki-Vantaa airport on September 22, 2007. They were reportedly on their way back to Finland from Berlin, Germany where ...

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Rise of the Tyrant - ARCH ENEMY

Success has not mellowed ARCH ENEMY nor is complacency a word in the band's collective vocabulary. It seems that some felt 2005's "Doomsday Machine" was a slight letdown from its predecessor, "Anthems of Rebellion", although just as many found it to be an unashamed slab of Swedish melodic death metal, myself included. Regardless, one would ...

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DANKO JONES Pays Tribute To PHIL LYNOTT: Video Available

Video footage of DANKO JONES' performance that was specially filmed for Toronto's sixth annual "Thin Lizzy - A Celebration: The Music of Phil Lynott" (held on July 21, 2007 at Jeff Healey's Roadhouse in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) can be viewed below. Danko Jones was at Studio 606 in Los Angeles with Grammy Award-winning producer Nick ...

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SHADOWSIDE Signs With CHAVIS RECORDS

Brazilian heavy metal outfit SHADOWSIDE has signed with Chavis Records for the release of its latest CD, "Theatre of Shadows". SHADOWSIDE is led by female vocalist extraordinaire Dani Nolden. Dani's powerful vocal style and charismatic stage presence has her quickly rising to the top within the rock and metal community and puts her in with ...

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ANNIHILATOR To Be Rejoined By Bassist RUSS BERGQUIST For Japanese Dates

Ex-ANNIHILATOR bassist Russ Bergquist will rejoin his former bandmates for their appearance at the Thrash Domination 07 festival on September 22-23 at Club Citta in Tokyo, Japan. Also scheduled to appear are NEVERMORE, DESTRUCTION and NUCLEAR ASSAULT. As previously reported, ANNIHILATOR will support ICED EARTH on a European tour beginning in early October. ANNIHILATOR's latest ...

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ARCH ENEMY Frontwoman Checks In From MACHINE HEAD Tour

ARCH ENEMY vocalist Angela Gossow has issued the following update from the Black Tyranny Tour, also featuring MACHINE HEAD, THROWDOWN and SANCTITY: "This tour rocks! "The last couple of shows have been a blast! We finally got all our crew together and the chemistry in the band is great. It's pure joy being on stage ...

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ARCH ENEMY Shoots Two New Videos

The anticipation surrounding the new ARCH ENEMY album, "Rise of The Tyrant", is at an all-time high as the group kicked off their massive co-headlining North American tour with MACHINE HEAD this past week. The trek, dubbed "The Black Tyranny Tour", also features THROWDOWN and SANCTITY in the support slots and is easily one of ...

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ANNIHILATOR To Support ICED EARTH In Europe

Canadian metallers ANNIHILATOR will support ICED EARTH on a European tour beginning in early October. Commented ANNIHILATOR guitarist Jeff Waters: "We are looking forward to another great tour through Europe and, this time, courtesy of metal warriors ICED EARTH. Ripper [ICED EARTH singer Tim 'Ripper' Owens] and I have been good friends for years and ...

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ARCH ENEMY Preparing For Two Video Shoots, American Tour

ARCH ENEMY frontwoman Angela Gossow has issued the following update: "We are back home from our little festival and promo trip in the UK, France and Germany and now preparing for two video shoots and our departure to America this week. It's all a bit frightening, as we will be away from home for almost ...

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MEGADETH Mainman Issues GIGANTOUR Update

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has issued the following update via the Gigantour.com web site: "Today is Monday and there is one week left before we leave for Alaska. We will come home after that for 16 days and then it is off to the Pac Rim, and eventually to Australia, to start this awesome line-up ...

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ARCH ENEMY To Answer Fan Questions

Revolver magazine and ARCH ENEMY have teamed up to bring the band closer to their fans via an exclusive personal question-and-answer session. Fans are encouraged to send in their questions (no matter what the subject matter) to [email protected] before August 1 for Angela Gossow (vocals) and Mike Amott (guitars) to answer. Be sure to put ...

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ARCH ENEMY: New Album Details Revealed

According to a posting on the Spanish metal web site Hall of Metal, Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY have set "Rise of the Tyrant" as the title of their follow-up to 2005's "Doomsday Machine", tentatively due on September 25 via Century Media Records. The CD was produced by Fredrik Nordström at the new ...

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ANNIHILATOR: More European Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of Canadian thrashers ANNIHILATOR performing the track "Operation Annihilation" on their recent European tour with TRIVIUM and SANCTITY has been posted at YouTube. ANNIHILATOR's current touring lineup consists of: Dave Padden - Vocals, Guitar Alex Landenburg - Drums Jeff Waters - Guitar, Vocals Brian Daemon - Bass ANNIHILATOR's new album, ...

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ANNIHILATOR Mainman Signs Publishing Deal With SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING

Songwriter, guitarist and producer Jeff Waters (ANNIHILATOR) has signed a worldwide (excluding Canada) publishing contract with Sony/ATV Music Publishing. The deal covers ANNIHILATOR's new CD "Metal", the band's previous eight studio CDs (including "King of the Kill", "Carnival Diablos" and "Schizo Deluxe") and future ANNIHILATOR recordings. Sony/ATV Music Publishing is one of the world's largest ...

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ANNIHILATOR: Milan Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of ANNIHILATOR's performance at the Rainbow in Milan, Italy this past Friday (May 25) has been posted online. Check it out at the links below: "Never Neverland": Video "The Fun Palace": Video ANNIHILATOR is currently on the road in Europe with TRIVIUM and SANCTITY. The band's current touring ...

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AMASEFFER Parts Ways With VANDEN PLAS Singer ANDY KUNTZ

Drummer and main songwriter Erez Yohanan of AMASEFFER has issued the following update: "With sad hearts and mixed emotions we are sadly announcing that Andy Kuntz [lead singer of German progressive metal band VANDEN PLAS] will not sing on our trilogy of albums and the lead singer role is now open. "After a long period ...

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