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RUSH: First Tour Dates Leaked?

Canadian rock trio RUSH is rumored to have scheduled the following live dates in support of their forthcoming new studio album (provisionally titled "Snakes and Arrows"): Jun. 13 - Nashville, TN @ Starwood Amphitheater Jun. 15 - West Palm Beach, FL @ Sound Advice Amphitheater Jun. 16 - Tampa, FL @ Ford Amphitheater @ Florida ...

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CLOVEN HOOF: New Lineup Complete

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends CLOVEN HOOF have issued the following update: "After an exhaustive series of auditions CLOVEN HOOF has the final pieces of its personnel jigsaw in place. Simon Heywood has been recruited on drums and Ben Read on twin lead guitar. They join Russ North (vocals), Lee Payne (bass) ...

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CLUTCH: New Album Track Listing, Artwork Revealed

CLUTCH has finalized the track listing for its new album, "From Beale Street to Oblivion", due on March 20 via DRT Entertainment. Produced, recorded and mixed by Joe Barresi (KYUSS, TOOL, MELVINS, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE) at Sound City Studios in Los Angeles, the CD "floods the room with riffs, melodies, and monstrously vital ...

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STARKWEATHER Working On New EP

Guitarist Todd Forkin of the Philadelphia-based hardcore/metal act STARKWEATHER has issued the following update: "After playing a pretty cool show in Saratoga, NY we decided to bunker down and focus on the next album. Before playing Albany we had about seven brand new songs written and in varying states of cohesion. I've been recording our ...

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EMINENCE: European Tour Dates Announced

Brazilian extreme metallers EMINENCE will embark on "The God Of All Mistakes Tour" tour of Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Czech Republic in March/April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 30 - Cafe Bizarr - Trebur, Germany Mar. 31 - Martigny CERM - Inhumanus Festival - Switzerland Apr. 01 - Backstage - Munich, Germany Apr. 04 ...

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JACK FROST: New Audio Interview Posted Online

TalkingMetal.com has posted episode 123 of their "Talking Metal" podcast. In this episode, hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy are once again joined by SEVEN WITCHES guitarist Jack Frost and Metal Asylum's Rich Catino. Interview topics include FROSTBITE, METALIUM, CHRIS CAFFERY, SAVATAGE, and THE BRONX CASKET CO. Additional podcast topics include Jeff Scott Soto, Neil ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE: NAMM Show Appearances Announced

MÖTLEY CRÜE guitarist Mick Mars and bassist Nikki Sixx will be at the NAMM show (National Association of Music Merchants) in Anaheim, California on Saturday, January 20. Mick will be appearing at the Marshall booth from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. signing autographs for fans while Nikki will be at the Dean Markley booth from ...

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RUSH Begins Mixing New Album

According to a posting on the RUSH fan site Power Windows, RUSH guitarist Alex Lifeson spoke with Canada's Rock Station (95.1 & 100.7 The Rock) earlier in the week about the group's new album, which is believed to have a working title of either "Snakes and Arrows" or "Snakes and Ladders". Alex revealed ...

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VIXEN: 'Live & Learn' To Receive U.S. Release This Month

Demolition Records will release VIXEN's new studio album, "Live & Learn", in the U.S. on January 30. "Live & Learn" is VIXEN's first studio recording to feature founding VIXEN member and guitarist Jan Kuehnemund since 1990's "Rev It Up". Kuehnemund reformed VIXEN in 2001 for the Voices of Metal tour with a lineup that had ...

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GLENN HUGHES Schedules 'Rockline' Appearance

Legendary vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH, TRAPEZE) will be the featured guest on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Wednesday, February 7. 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 ...

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QUIET RIOT Guitarist Schedules NAMM Appearance

QUIET RIOT guitarist Alex Grossi will appear at Paul Reed Smith Guitars NAMM booth on Saturday, January 20 at 1:00 p.m. as part a press conference to be held by company founder Paul Reed Smith himself. The conference will include the debut of many of Paul Reed Smith's new models for 2007, as well as ...

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GLENN HUGHES To Play Italian Shows With MOONSTONE PROJECT

Legendary vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH, TRAPEZE) will be the special guest of MOONSTONE PROJECT (led by Italian guitarist Matt Filippini) at around half a dozen Italian shows, joining them onstage for the last hour of their set to run through some classic PURPLE/TRAPEZE material. The dates are as follows: May 11 - ...

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PEARL JAM's WHO Cover Going To Fan Club Next Month

Launch Radio Networks reports: PEARL JAM's studio cover of THE WHO's "Love Reign O'er Me", which was played by a Seattle radio station on Monday night (January 8), will be paired with a live version of NEIL YOUNG's "Rockin' in the Free World" on the band's annual holiday fan club single. According to Billboard.com, the ...

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SCORPIONS To Tour South America In August

According to concert promotion agency Top Link Music, German hard rock veterans SCORPIONS will embark on a South American tour between August 13 and August 23. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. SCORPIONS arrived in Los Angeles in October to begin recording their new album with songwriter/producer Desmond Child. Child, who ...

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GLENN HUGHES To Perform At Holland's CLASSICS IN ROCK

Legendary bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) is confirmed to perform at the Classics in Rock event, which will be held March 23 in Rotterdam, Holland. Joining Glenn will be Anders Olinder on keyboards and Jeff Kollman on guitar. Other artists to appear at this special classic-rock evening are John Waite, Neil Murray and ...

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