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Former RAMONES Drummer To Perform With LISA MARIE PRESLEY

Former RAMONES drummer Marky Ramone will be performing with Lisa Marie Presley in the park at the City Hall in New York City on Thursday (May 19) at 5 p.m. They will be playing the RAMONES song "Here Today Gone Tommorrow". Then from there, Marky will do "The Blank Generation" with former bandmate/guitar player Ivan ...

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37 STABWOUNDZ Part Ways With Bassist, Seek Replacement

Dutch hardcore/metal band 37 STABWOUNDZ have parted ways with bassist Bas Braam. No reason was given for his departure. The band, who released their full-length debut, "Embrace Solitude", last year via Garden of Exile Records, are currently seeking a replacement. 37 STABWOUNDZ play and create a blend of groovy crossover-metal with influences from bands like ...

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Scottish Museum Honors AC/DC Legend

According to a post at CrabsodyInBlue.com, a Scottish museum started a display this past weekend in tribute of late AC/DC frontman Bon Scott. Over the summer, the Kirriemuir Gateway to the Glens Museum is displaying a small exhibition in memory of Scott. Although limited by the size of the building, the museum has ...

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CHUCK SCHULDINER's Mother: Lighting Candles In His Memory

Jane Schuldiner, mother of late DEATH/CONTROL DENIED frontman Chuck Schuldiner, has posted the following statement at EmptyWords.org on what would have been Chuck's 38th birthday (he was born May 13, 1967): "Dear fans and friends, "I want to thank you for all the mail I have received this week letting me know you have not ...

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SINAMORE Sign With NAPALM RECORDS

Finnish goth-rock quartet SINAMORE have inked a deal with Napalm Records. "Due to the new contract we have decided to completely re-record our debut album to get more fresh material on it," the band write on their web site. "The recordings for the yet-unnamed-debut will start in the end of this summer at Woodbine Garden ...

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FRANTIC BLEEP Announce New Lineup

Norway's FRANTIC BLEEP have posted the following message on their official web site: "The band has a brand new line-up and a few changes has been done. The current line-up is as following: Kjetil Fosseid - Vocals Patrick Scantlebury - Guitars Lars Gunnar Morastseter - Guitars Eywin Sundstrøm - Bass Trond Sand - Drums "The ...

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NEVERMORE: Release Date Set For 'This Godless Endeavor'

Century Media Records has set a July 26 release date for the new NEVERMORE album, entitled "This Godless Endeavor". Creating metal's most progressively innovative, insidiously addictive, and blazingly entangled music, mesmerizing vocalist Warrel Dane, backed by guitar virtuoso Jeff Loomis and the jackhammer rhythms of bassist Jim Sheppard and drummer Van Williams are now joined ...

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CATHEDRAL To Enter Studio This Month

British doomsters CATHEDRAL will enter New Rising studios later this month with producer Warren Ryker (DOWN, CROWBAR) to record their eighth full-length album. Tentatively titled "The Garden of Unearthly Delights", the follow-up to 2002's "The VIIth Coming" marks the band's debut release for new home, Nuclear Blast. When asked to comment, vocalist Lee Dorrian had ...

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GASHOUSE GARDEN: CHILDREN OF BODOM, NORTHER Members Join Forces In New Band

GASHOUSE GARDEN, the new Finnish metal band featuring Mertsa (vocals; CHINA CAT), Kristian Ranta (lead guitars; NORTHER), Jaska Raatikainen (drums; CHILDREN OF BODOM), Lauri Porra (bass; SINERGY, KOTIPELTO, WARMEN), and Jaakko Teittinen (guitars; CRAYDAWN), have launched their official web site at www.gashousegarden.com. According to the group's official biography, "GASHOUSE GARDEN was founded in ...

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GARY MOORE To Perform At 'A Tribute to Dick Heckstall-Smith'

Legendary guitarist Gary Moore is one of the confirmed guests at the upcoming "A Tribute to Dick Heckstall-Smith" event on June 6 at the London Astoria. Other artists scheduled to appear include COLOSSEUM, Jack Bruce, Gary Husband, Mick Taylor, John Etheridge & John Marshall (SOFT MACHINE), Pete Brown, Neil Sparkes, Eddie Martin, DHS - Ed ...

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HEATHEN: New Demo Song Available For Download

A brand-new HEATHEN song, entitled "Dying Season", has been made available for download in MP3 format at this location. "Dying Season" comes from the reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers' recently completed demo, the recordings for which commenced this past January. The band, who are currently unsigned, released their latest CD, "Recovered", independently ...

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HEATHEN: More European Tour Dates Announced

Reunited San Francisco thrashers HEATHEN have added more European tour dates to their upcoming itinerary. Confirmed dates so far include: Jul. 02 – TBA - Bad Hersfeld, GER Jul. 9-10 - Headbangers Open Air 2005 - GER Jul. 14 - The Starz - Sint-Niklaas, BEL Jul. 15 - Ed & Rocco's – Geleen, NETH Jul. ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Schedule 'Saturday Night Live' Appearance

SYSTEM OF A DOWN have been confirmed as the musical guest on "Saturday Night Live" on Saturday, May 7. This will be the band's first-ever appearance on the show, where they will perform two songs — "B.Y.O.B." and "Chop Suey". Johnny Knoxville ("Jackass") will be hosting the program, which airs on NBC. In other ...

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SENGAIA Sign With GARDEN OF EXILE RECORDS

SENGAIA, a new Dutch deathcore band inspired by bands like BURNT BY THE SUN, SHAI HULUD, EXTOL, CHIMAIRA and MESHUGGAH, has inked a deal with Garden of Exile Records. Featuring members of such bands as TEXTURES and 37 STABWOUNDZ, SENGAIA has rapidly grown from an experimental project to a full-grown band, ready to attack and ...

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BENEDICTION, GOD DETHRONED, ROTTING CHRIST Confirmed For Austria's DEVIL DAYS Festival

The final billing has been announced for the Devil Days open-air festival, set to take place June 10-11 in Sankt Leonhard am Forst, Austria. Confirmed acts are as follows: AGATHODAIMON ARS MORIENDI BENEDICTION BITTERNESS CASKET GARDEN CRIMINAL CRUSADE DARK FORTRESS DARKFALL DEMOLITION DISASTER K.F.W. FINAL BREATH FROSTMOON ECLIPSE GOD DETHRONED GODDAMNED X GOREROTTED INFESTIGATION MY ...

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OZZY And SHARON OSBOURNE Flee House Fire

BBC News is reporting that Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne had to flee their mansion when a blaze broke out as they slept. The fire started in the living room of the Buckinghamshire home late at night. BLACK SABBATH star Ozzy and "X-Factor" judge Sharon were roused by a fire alarm and ran to ...

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