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ARSON ANTHEM Featuring PHILIP ANSELMO, MIKE WILLIAMS: Debut CD Due In February

ARSON ANTHEM — the new band featuring Philip Anselmo (DOWN, ex-PANTERA), Mike Williams (EYEHATEGOD), and Hank Williams III (SUPERJOINT RITUAL) — is tentatively scheduled to release its debut CD in February 2008 via Housecore Records. More information will be made available soon. Fan-filmed video footage of ARSON ANTHEM's September 13, 2006 concert at the Howling ...

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PRONG Mainman Discusses 'Power Of The Damager'

Alex Zander of MK magazine recently conducted an interview with PRONG mainman Tommy Victor. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow: MK: How did [Monte Pittman, guitar] come into the whole picture? How did you cross paths with someone like Monte Pitman? Victor: Actually it was through Ivan de Prume who initially ...

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TURBONEGRO: Video Interview Online

A video interview with Happy Tom and Hank Helvete from TURBONEGRO has been posted online at Metal Hammer TV. The footage was shot at Download festival, Donington, UK. The interview starts off as a straightforward chat about "festival fashion" (as Hank is wearing a U.S. flag and furry codpiece), but descends into free ...

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TURBONEGRO: New Video Interview With HANK VON HELVETE Available

Holland's FaceCulture recently conducted an interview with Hank von Helvete from Norwegian deathpunk band TURBONEGRO. Watch the interview at www.faceculture.nl. TURBONEGRO has just released a new album, entitled "Retox". According to the band, "Retox" is "hard, heavy, hilarious, terrifying, offensive, dumb-ass, thought-provoking and plain genocidal all at once. It IS rock. Total rock. ...

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NASHVILLE PUSSY: Fall U.S. Tour Dates Announced

NASHVILLE PUSSY will team up with THE REVEREND HORTON HEAT, HANK III and ASSJACK for a fall U.S. tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 30 - House Of Blues - New Orleans, Louisiana Oct. 31 - Spanish Moon - Baton Rouge, Louisiana Nov. 02 - Janus Landing - St. Petersburg, Florida Nov. 03 - ...

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MADDER MORTEM Confirmed For Norway's NORDRE ODALEN ROCKEFESTIVAL

Norway's MADDER MORTEM has been confirmed for the Nordre Odalen Rockefestival, set to take place June 22-23 in Nord-Odal, Norway. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, June 22: SUPERNOVA DOWNTOWN MADDER MORTEM BLACK DOG Saturday, June 23: HÅNK&TÅNK DR. FEEDBACK DESIGNATED DRINKERS PREMIUM COW SHADES OF PURPLE THUNDERBOLT DÖGENICHTS For more information, ...

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MERCYFUL FATE Collaboration ZOSER MEZ To Be Re-Released

Supreme Music Creations will re-release the ZOSER MEZ album "Vizier of Wasteland" in early June with improved artwork and previously unreleased tracks. The CD was a collaboration between MERCYFUL FATE guitarists Michael Denner and Hank Shermann. Originally released in 1991 on Zoser Records, "Vizier of Wasteland" featured the following lineup: Kenny Lübke - vocals Hank ...

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COSMOSQUAD: 'Acid Test' Teaser Posted Online

Los Angeles, CA-based metallic fusioneers COSMOSQUAD have posted a three-minute teaser of their forthcoming album, "Acid Test", at this location. Co-produced by drummer Shane Gaalaas (B'Z, DIESEL MACHINE, GLENN HUGHES) and guitarist Jeff Kollman (GLENN HUGHES, MOGG/WAY, $IGN OF 4) at Crumb West Studios in Simi Valley, CA between February and April, "Acid ...

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ZAKK WYLDE To Perform At DIMEBAG Hollywood's RockWalk Induction

May 17, 2007 marks the day of "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott's induction into Hollywood's RockWalk, the only sidewalk gallery dedicated to honoring those artists who have made a significant impact and lasting contribution to the growth and evolution of rock 'n' roll. A bronze bust of Abbott will be unveiled during the ceremony and later installed ...

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TOMAHAWK: More 'Anonymous' Details Revealed

TOMAHAWK, the "all-star" band featuring former FAITH NO MORE vocalist Mike Patton, ex-HELMET drummer Jon Stainer and former JESUS LIZARD guitarist Duane Denison, has revealed the track listing for its new album, "Anonymous", due on June 19 via Ipecac. It is as follows: 01. War Song 02. Mescal Rite I 03. Ghost Dance 04. Red ...

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VINNIE PAUL, KERRY KING, SCOTT IAN To Perform At LITTLE KIDS ROCK Benefit Concert

Little Kids Rock (LKR), an innovative non-profit music education program that provides free instruments and rock 'n' roll lessons to public schools, celebrated March's "Music in Our Schools" month by announcing today that it will be the sole beneficiary of the Six-String Masterpieces memorial tribute, auction and benefit concert honoring the late PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" ...

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KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE Members Attend MICHAEL DENNER's Wedding

FORCE OF EVIL, the Danish band featuring guitarist Michael Denner (ex-MERCYFUL FATE), guitarist Hank Shermann (MERCYFUL FATE), bassist Hal Patino (KING DIAMOND), drummer Bjarne Holm (MERCYFUL FATE), and vocalist Martin Steene (ex-IRONFIRE), has issued the following update: "A rare meeting took place at Michael Denner's wedding on March 17th. Members from original MERCYFUL FATE, KING ...

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FATE: 'Cruisin' For A Bruisin'' Reissue Due In April

MTM Classix has set an April 20 release date for the reissue of the classic "Cruisin' for a Bruisin'" album from the Copenhagen, Denmark-based melodic hard rock band FATE. FATE was formed in 1985 byformer MERCYFUL FATE guitarist Hank Shermann (René Krolmark), MAXIM singer Jeff Lox Limbo (Jens Meinert), bass/keyboard player Pete Steiner (Peter Steincke) ...

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FORCE OF EVIL Splits With ESCAPI MUSIC

FORCE OF EVIL, the Danish band featuring guitarist Michael Denner (ex-MERCYFUL FATE), guitarist Hank Shermann (MERCYFUL FATE), bassist Hal Patino (KING DIAMOND), drummer Bjarne Holm (MERCYFUL FATE), and vocalist Martin Steene (ex-IRONFIRE), has issued the following update: "It's been a very very long time since last update from the FORCE OF EVIL camp here. Basically ...

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DOWN To Tour With HANK WILLIAMS III Next Year?

In a recent interview with GuildGuitars.com, SUPERJOINT RITUAL bassist and acclaimed solo artist Hank Williams III revealed that his solo band will hit the road with DOWN next year. Asked if SUPERJOINT RITUAL was over and done with, Hank replied, "As for now, I always say that SUPERJOINT is in the grave. It might come ...

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