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MICHAEL SCHENKER: 'Temple Of Rock' Artwork Unveiled

"Temple Of Rock", the new album from legendary guitarist Michael Schenker, will be released on September 7 in Japan. The CD will arrive in the U.K. on September 26 The CD will reportedly feature guest appearances by the following musicians: * Rudolf Schenker (SCORPIONS) - Guitar * Pete Way (UFO) - Bass * Neil Murray ...

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THE QUILL: 'Black Star' Video Released

"Black Star", the new video from Sweden's THE QUILL, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's new album, "Full Circle", which was released on June 24 in Europe and will be made available on July 26 in North America via Metalville Records. According to a press release, the CD "is packed with ...

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WHITE WIZZARD Parts Ways With Singer WYATT ANDERSON

California traditional heavy metallers WHITE WIZZARD have parted ways with vocalist Wyatt Anderson and are currently on the road with a stand-in singer, former CELLADOR frontman Mike Germino. According to a posting on the WHITE WIZZARD Facebook page, "Wyatt Anderson wrote WHITE WIZZARD three weeks before [the group's current] tour [with FORBIDDEN] and said he ...

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Into the Wild - URIAH HEEP

Like a fine wine, URIAH HEEP is one of those 30-year veteran acts like NAZARETH and UFO (and are often British) that seem to get better with age, regardless of opinions about the "good old days" that are distorted by nostalgia for the "classics." The fact is that albums like 2008 comeback "Wake the Sleeper" ...

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King Kobra - KING KOBRA

I don't remember KING KOBRA to be a "bad" band; I just don't remember much at all about 1985's "Ready to Strike" and 1986's "Thrill of a Lifetime" beyond Carmine Appice occupying the drum stool and all that bright 'n shiny blond hair. More importantly with regard to the new self-titled album, I don't remember ...

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TWISTED SISTER: New Video Interview Posted Online

The Lowdown's Kylie Olsson conducted an interview with TWISTED SISTER at this year's edition of the Download festival, which was held June 10-12, 2011 at Donington Park in Leicestershire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. Eagle Rock Entertainment released the landmark metal debut of 1982, "Under The Blade" by TWISTED SISTER, on ...

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DIO DISCIPLES: Video Footage Of SAUNA OPEN AIR Performance Available

DIO DISCIPLES the new project featuring former DIO members Simon Wright (drums), Craig Goldy (guitar) and Scott Warren (keyboards) alongside bassist James Lomenzo (MEGADETH, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, WHITE LION) and singers Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) and Toby Jepson (LITTLE ANGELS, GUN) played its third concert ever earlier today ...

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DIO DISCIPLES Kicks Off European Tour In Moscow; Photos, Video Footage Available

DIO DISCIPLES the new project featuring former DIO members Simon Wright (drums), Craig Goldy (guitar) and Scott Warren (keyboards) alongside bassist James Lomenzo (MEGADETH, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, WHITE LION) and singers Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) and Toby Jepson (LITTLE ANGELS, GUN) played its first-ever concert earlier tonight (Wednesday, ...

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Celebrating RONNIE JAMES DIO's Legacy With DIO DISCIPLES: Video Interview, Rehearsal Photos

DIO DISCIPLES, the new project featuring former DIO members Simon Wright (drums), Craig Goldy (guitar) and Scott Warren (keyboards) alongside bassist James Lomenzo (MEGADETH, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, WHITE LION) and singers Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) and Toby Jepson (LITTLE ANGELS, GUN), has begun rehearsing for its first-ever European ...

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DIO DISCIPLES Rehearsing For Upcoming Tour

DIO DISCIPLES, the new project featuring former DIO members Simon Wright (drums), Craig Goldy (guitar) and Scott Warren (keyboards) alongside bassist James Lomenzo (MEGADETH, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, WHITE LION) and singers Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) and Toby Jepson (LITTLE ANGELS, GUN), will embark on a full U.S. tour ...

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DIO DISCIPLES To Embark On 'Full U.S. Tour' In September

DIO DISCIPLES, the new project featuring former DIO members Simon Wright (drums), Craig Goldy (guitar) and Scott Warren (keyboards) alongside bassist James Lomenzo (MEGADETH, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, WHITE LION) and singers Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) and Toby Jepson (LITTLE ANGELS, GUN), will embark on a full U.S. tour ...

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UFO: New York City Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of UFO's May 13, 2011 performance at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill can be viewed below. UFO is touring North America in support of its upcoming studio album, which is slated to be released before the end of the year via SPV/Steamhammer. The East Coast leg of the tour kicked off ...

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STAMPEDE: 'Send Me Down An Angel' Video Released

"Send Me Down An Angel", the new video from newly reformed British melodic rockers STAMPEDE, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's new studio album, "A Sudden Impulse", which was released on May 9 via Grind That Axe/Rock Candy Records. The "Having Fun" single was made available on April 11. "Having Fun" ...

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Big Dogz - NAZARETH

There are those who know NAZARETH only for 1975's "Hair of the Dog" (indeed a great album), specifically the ball bustin' title track and radio smash "Love Hurts"; just like there are those who know DEEP PURPLE only for "Smoke on the Water". Then there are those who know NAZARETH as the Scottish band that ...

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THE QUILL Signs With METALVILLE

Sweden's THE QUILL has inked a deal with Metalville for the release of the band's new album, "Full Circle". Due on June 24, the CD "is packed with heavy rock firmly rooted in the Seventies but vibrant and updated rather than retro," according to a press release. "Yes, there's a new twist to the sound. ...

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