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First-Ever 'Metal Summit' To Take Place During NEW ENGLAND METAL AND HARDCORE FESTIVAL

New England Metal and Hardcore Festival, Crimson Management and The Syndicate have announced the first-ever Metal Summit on April 25. The Metal Summit is an interactive and educational conference where fans and the metal music industry can engage, share ideas and help further the scene. The Metal Summit will give labels, managers, agents, endorsers, publishers, ...

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METAL CHURCH: New Album Artwork Unveiled

Long-running Seattle metallers METAL CHURCH have issued the following update: "After an overwhelming response to the album cover art [contest] for our new release, we have finally decided on a wining cover. The artist's name is Rainer Kalwitz from Germany who is amazingly talented. "Due to so many talented entries, we have decided ...

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METAL CHURCH Recording Vocals For New Album

Long-running Seattle-based metallers METAL CHURCH have issued the following update: "Ronny [Munroe, vocals] just flew into Seattle to finish the final vocal tracks for the new [METAL CHURCH] release. We are very pleased with the way it is turning out. Look forward to more updates along with some studio photos." METAL CHURCH's new album, tentatively ...

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SPIDERS & SNAKES To Get Dramatic On The Road

Hot on the heels of the release of their eighth studio release, "Melodrama" (Corporate Punishment / Koch) Los Angeles glam icons SPIDERS & SNAKES will embark on their tour since 2002's brief West Coast "London Daze" trek. With dates sprinkled along the West Coast, the band is also looking towards the Midwest to visit a ...

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METAL CHURCH: Working Title Of New Album Revealed

METAL CHURCH singer Ronny Munroe has issued the following update: "As you all know, we are busy working on the new release. METAL CHURCH is back with a vengeance and we know where you are. "In appreciation for our fans old and new over the past two plus decades, we have decided to accept artwork ...

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METAL CHURCH Parts Ways With Guitarist JAY REYNOLDS

Veteran metallers METAL CHURCH have issued the following update: "Due to personal reasons, Jay Reynolds [also of MALICE] has left METAL CHURCH. We thank him for his contributions to the band, and wish him all the best in future endeavors. "Jay's replacement has not been decided upon yet, but it will be announced when a ...

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METAL CHURCH Singer Posts New Solo Track

METAL CHURCH singer Ronny Munroe has posted the following message on his MySpace page: "I was fooling around [a couple of nights ago] in Vegas at OddsOn Studios. I recorded a demo of a song of mine called 'Ride Me'. There will be two versions of this song and I will leave it up to ...

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SPIDERS & SNAKES Making New Moves As 2007 Comes To A Close

Los Angeles glitter and glam rock heroes SPIDERS & SNAKES are celebrating the release of their new "Melodrama" album on Corporate Punishment Records (distributed by Koch Entertainment) by making a few waves to close out 2007 and kick the new year off in grand style. The band has three songs — "Friends Like You", "Shoot ...

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METAL CHURCH Singer To Perform With KATAGORY V In Las Vegas

Utah-based progressive/power metallers KATAGORY V will perform as METAL CHURCH vocalist Ronny Munroe's backing band in Las Vegas, Nevada on New Year's Eve. Commented KATAGORY V bassist Dustin Mitchell: "When we got the call from our friend Jeff (promoter, Loud Productions) about possibly putting together a New Year's party in Las Vegas, we were totally ...

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GUNS N' ROSES 'Biography' To Air Tonight

According to The Pulse of Radio, GUNS N' ROSES is the subject of a new episode of the A&E series "Biography" airing Thursday night (November 29) at 9 p.m. ET on the cable channel. The one-hour documentary charts the band's history from its earliest days on the Los Angeles rock scene to its breakthrough debut ...

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METAL CHURCH Frontman Announces Solo Dates

METAL CHURCH frontman Ronny Munroe has lined up the following dates with his solo project: Sep. 19 - Fat City - San Francisco, CA Sep. 20 - Club Vegas - Salt Lake City, UT Sep. 22 - Paladino's – Tarzana, CA Sep. 29 - Studio Seven – Seattle, WA (w/ LILLAIN AXE) Due to so ...

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SLASH Says His Autobiography Is 'Almost Done'

Glam-Metal.com recently conducted an interview with VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow: Glam-Metal.com: A couple weeks ago I was at the 20-year anniversary show [of "Appetite for Destruction"] with ADLER'S APPETITE at the Key Club in Hollywood. Duff and Izzy came out and played and ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: 'Reckless Road' Book Due In September

The new book "Reckless Road and the Making of Appetite for Destruction" by Marc Canter — an amateur photographer and owner of L.A.'s famed Canter's Deli — documents GUNS N' ROSES' early years via never-before-seen photos and lots of memorabilia. Canter witnessed the creation of GUNS N' ROSES and photographed every gig the band played ...

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