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ZAKK WYLDE To Launch New GIBSON Guitars At Sydney In-Store

Zakk Wylde, legendary guitarist for OZZY OSBOURNE and founder of the heavy metal band BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, will appear at Allans Music store in Sydney, Australia on December 3 for the launch of his new Gibson guitars, the Les Paul BFG, Les Paul Bullseye and Buzzsaw, and the latest addition, the Graveyard Disciple. To attend ...

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DOUBLE DRAGON To Be Joined By Original Guitarist For Adelaide Show

Adelaide, Australia's DOUBLE DRAGON will support Florida death metallers OBITUARY in Adelaide this Saturday November 21 at the Governer Hindmarsh. DOUBLE DRAGON will play this show with original lead guitarist Ben "Moify" Murphy as current lead guitarist Davin Buttery is on tour with TRUTH CORRODED, filling in for Mark Lennard in Japan. DOUBLE DRAGON will ...

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GIBSON Introduces All-New ANGUS YOUNG SGs

Gibson.com reports: For more than 35 years, AC/DC has represented the archetypal "big rock" guitar sound, setting the standards for countless bands to follow. In particular, Angus Young's incendiary lead tone and mammoth rhythm crunch have inspired wave after wave of rock guitar heroes, and he has done it all on a Gibson ...

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ZAKK WYLDE Unveils Signature Guitars At SAM ASH Meet-And-Greet; Video, Photos Available

Zakk Wylde, legendary guitarist for OZZY OSBOURNE and founder of the heavy metal band BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, hosted a special "meet-and-greet" yesterday (Friday, October 30) at New York's renowned 48th street Sam Ash music store. Video footage and photos from the event can be viewed below (courtesy of Fullshred). Gibson Guitar, Epiphone and Monster Cable ...

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ABSCESS Completes Recording New Album

ABSCESS, the California-based band consisting of Chris Reifert (drums/vocals; ex-DEATH/AUTOPSY), Clint Bower (guitar/vocals; ex-HEXX), Danny Coralles (guitar; ex-AUTOPSY), and Joe Allen (bass; ex-VON), has completed recording its eighth album, entitled "Dawn Of Inhumanity". The CD will once again be released through Tyrant Syndicate Productions, the label headed up by DARKTHRONE guitarist/vocalist Nocturno Culto. Commented ABSCESS: ...

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CANNABIS CORPSE: Sacramento Footage Available

Capital Chaos has uploaded video footage (see below) of CANNABIS CORPSE performing the song "Staring Through My Eyes That Are Red" on October 23, 2009 at the Javalounge in Sacramento, California. Also on the bill were RAMMING SPEED and DISSIDENT AGGRESSOR. CANNABIS CORPSE is the Richmond, Virginia-based old-school death metal band featuring Philip ...

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THIN LIZZY, CRADLE OF FILTH Guitarists To Appear At MUSIC LIVE

THIN LIZZY's Scott Gorham and CRADLE OF FILTH's Paul Allender are two of the special guests confirmed to appear at Music Live 2009 on November 6-8 at the NEC in Birmingham, England. The guitarists will be appearing courtesy of Engl amplification for meet-and-greet sessions with fans during the weekend. On the Live Stage, hotly-tipped U.K. ...

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ZAKK WYLDE's 'Hellfire Halloween Bash'; More Details Revealed

Gibson Guitar, Epiphone and Monster Cable have partnered to celebrate the launch of two new signature model guitars and pro headphones with a special event in New York on Halloween, October 31, 2009. Zakk Wylde, legendary guitarist for OZZY OSBOURNE and founder of the heavy metal band BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, is set to perform at ...

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ABSCESS: New Album Title Announced

ABSCESS, the California-based band consisting of Chris Reifert (drums/vocals; ex-DEATH/AUTOPSY), Clint Bower (guitar/vocals; ex-HEXX), Danny Coralles (guitar; ex-AUTOPSY), and Joe Allen (bass; ex-VON), will enter the studio in October to begin recording its new album, entitled "Dawn Of Inhumanity". The CD will once again be released through Tyrant Syndicate Productions, the label headed up by ...

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THORR'S HAMMER Reunion Confirmed For Next Year's ROADBURN Festival

The recently reunited THORR'S HAMMER will play Tom Gabriel Warrior's (CELTIC FROST, HELLHAMMER, TRIPTYKON) Only Death Is Real event at next year's Roadburn festival on Friday, April 16, 2010 in Tilburg, Holland. Having witnessed some downright incredible events in music this year, the recent THORR'S HAMMER reunion gigs at Birmingham's own Supersonic Festival and London ...

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CANNABIS CORPSE To Release 'The Weeding' In October

CANNABIS CORPSE, the Richmond, Virginia-based old-school death metal band featuring Philip "Landphil" Hall (bass) from MUNICIPAL WASTE and his brother Josh "HallHammer" Hall (drums), will release "The Weeding" EP in October on 12", CD, digital and "die-hard pro-stoner" edition (details to be announced) from Tankcrimes Records. Recorded in CANNABIS CORPSE's hometown at H.M.C. Studios and ...

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RON JARZOMBEK: '12 Tone Variations' DVD Sneak Preview Available

Acclaimed San Antonio, Texas-based guitarist Ron Jarzombek (BLOTTED SCIENCE, WATCHTOWER, SPASTIC INK) has uploaded an eight-minute preview (see below) of his forthcoming "12 Tone Variations" instructional DVD. The sneak peek is a four-part dissection of the song "Oscillation Cycles", featured on "The Machinations of Dementia" CD by BLOTTED SCIENCE, Jarzombek's instrumental extreme metal project with ...

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JUDAS PRIEST's IAN HILL Interviewed On 'Metal7080' Radio Show

Carl Forgues, host of the Canadian syndicated radio show "Metal7080", conducted an interview with bassist Ian Hill of British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST on July 31, 2009. The 13-minute chat is now available for streaming below. JUDAS PRIEST's "A Touch of Evil: Live" live album sold around 5,300 copies in the United States in ...

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Win JUDAS PRIEST's Signed Harley-Davidson Tour Bike

JUDAS PRIEST and Harley-Davidson are giving fans a chance to win the Harley-Davidson Crossbones bike that the band is using on stage during its U.S. summer tour. It has been customized with JUDAS PRIEST "British Steel" graphics and a JUDAS PRIEST logo. The band will be signing the bike at the end of the tour ...

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DRAGONFORCE Cancels London Show

British epic power metallers DRAGONFORCEhave been forced to pull out of the "Kerrang! Week Of Rock" due to the "personal circumstances" of one of the bandmembers. The group was due to play a headline show on July 29 at London, England's HMV Forum. "It is with great regret we have to cancel the show on ...

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DRAGONFORCE Interviewed At Slovenia's METALCAMP; Video Available

Terrorizer magazine's Jill Mikkelson conducted an interview with British epic power metallers DRAGONFORCE at this year's Metalcamp festival, which was held on July 2-8, 2009 in Tolmin, Slovenia. Watch the chat below. DRAGONFORCE will embark on a mammoth U.K. tour this November/December. The band says, "Grab your tin helmet and prepare for the invasion — ...

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