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Russell Allen's... - RUSSELL ALLEN'S ATOMIC SOUL

You know him as the voice of American progressive metal band SYMPHONY X. Russell Allen is the gritty DIO-esque voice that gives the New Jersey band an extra punch. "Russell Allen's Atomic Soul" proves that Mr. Allen knows a thing or two about '70s hard rock, and goddamn does he ever do it justice! Everything ...

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MINDGRINDER: New Song, Video Available For Download

Nocturnal Art Productions has set a May 9 release date for the sophomore album from Norwegian extreme metal band MINDGRINDER, entitled "Riot Detonator". MINDGRINDER, who feature in their ranks ex-SOURCE OF TIDE drummer/keyboardist Cosmocrator (on bass/vocals), recorded "Riot Detonator" at Akkerhaugen Lydstudio (EMPEROR, ZYKLON, WINDIR). The complete track listing for the CD is as follows: ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY 'Best Of' CD Planned As Part Of SPITFIRE RECORDS 'Relaunch'

Eagle Rock Entertainment has announced the relaunch of its hard rock and heavy metal label Spitfire Records. The relaunch includes new releases from THE DUKE, featuring former STUCK MOJO and FOZZY guitarist Rich Ward, and Georgia-based sleaze-rockers NASHVILLE PUSSY. Additionally, starting May 2, Spitfire will lower prices on its extensive hard rock and heavy metal ...

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TESTAMENT: New 'Bootleg' DVD Showcases Original Lineup

San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT are currently offering a new "bootleg" in DVD format for sale in the "Merch" section of the group's official web site. "Testament - Live at the Country Club, Los Angeles, CA" was filmed by Walter Morgan of Deadly Embrace Productions on October 6, 1989 and features the band's original ...

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SPIRITUAL BEGGARS To Support DIO In Japan

Sweden's SPIRITUAL BEGGARS have been confirmed as the support band for DIO on their upcoming tour of Japan. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 27 - Zepp - Nagoya, JPN May 28 - Zepp - Osaka, JPN May 29 - Zepp - Tokyo, JPN Prior to the Japanese tour, SPIRITUAL BEGGARS will play a hometown ...

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GOADED Schedule California Dates

GOADED (formerly DRIVEN), the California-based band featuring former DIO/WWIII guitarist Tracy G and DAVID LEE ROTH drummer Ray Luzier, have lined up the following dates during April/May: Apr. 27 – West Hollywood, CA @ House of Blues May 06 - Newport Beach, CA @ Club Rain GOADED recently released their new, self-titled CD via Tracy's ...

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CHIMAIRA Pull Out Of Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING; MEGADETH, MADBALL Others Added To Bill

CHIMAIRA and BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE have cancelled their participation in this year's Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 24-26 in Dessel, Belgium. Meanwhile, MADBALL have re-confirmed their appearance at the festival, along with latest additions MEGADETH, SKITSOTY, TERROR, AMEN, PRO-PAIN, DRAGONFORCE, GOREFEST, PETER PAN SPEEDROCK and SIRENIA. The billing for the 10th-anniversary ...

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CEPHALIC CARNAGE Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK FESTIVAL

CEPHALIC CARNAGE have been confirmed for the 2005 installment of the Waldrock Festival, set to take place on June 4 in Burgum, Netherlands. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: MEGADETH DIMMU BORGIR DIO METAL CHURCH ACCEPT SOILWORK LIFE OF AGONY MESHUGGAH BLACK LABEL SOCIETY STRAPPING YOUNG LAD ENTOMBED MASTODON EPICA CEPHALIC CARNAGE ...

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Guitarist RALPH SANTOLLA Discusses Working With SEBASTIAN BACH

Guitarist extraordinaire Ralph Santolla (SEBASTIAN BACH, ex-DEATH, ICED EARTH) recently spoke to FourteenG.net about his influences, his experiences in the music industry and the recent SEBASTIAN BACH European tour, among other topics. Several excerpts from the interview follow: FourteenG.net: Like legendary greats as DEATH, CONTROL DENIED, EYEWITNESS, and MILLENIUM as well ICED EARTH. ...

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GOREFEST And SIRENIA Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

GOREFEST and SIRENIA have been confirmed for this year's Graspop Metal Meeting festival, set to take place June 24-26 in Dessel, Belgium. The billing for the 10th-anniversary edition of the the Graspop Metal Meeting is shaping up as follows: Friday, June 24: SYSTEM OF A DOWN WITHIN TEMPTATION PAPA ROACH HELMET ALTER BRIDGE KREATOR CHIMAIRA ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK FESTIVAL

STRAPPING YOUNG LAD have been confirmed for the 2005 installment of the Waldrock Festival, set to take place on June 4 in Burgum, Netherlands. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: ACCEPT BLACK LABEL SOCIETY DIMMU BORGIR DIO ENTOMBED EPICA LIFE OF AGONY MASTODON MEGADETH MESHUGGAH METAL CHURCH SOILWORK STRAPPING YOUNG LAD ...

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NAPALM DEATH And FREAK KITCHEN Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

NAPALM DEATH and FREAK KITCHEN have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 9-11 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: A.C.T ACCEPT ANGRA ANTHRAX ARCH ENEMY BEHEMOTH BLACK LABEL SOCIETY BLACKFOOT CANDLEMASS CRUCIFIED BARBARA ...

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ARCH ENEMY Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 9-11 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: MÖTLEY CRÜE ACCEPT SAMMY HAGAR AND THE WABOS KANSAS DREAM THEATER MEGADETH STATUS QUO ...

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Finland's SAUNA OPEN AIR Festival Off To A Great Start

Finnish metal festival Sauna Open Air is well on its way to selling out after more than 5,000 tickets to the three-day event were sold the first day the tickets went on sale. The 10,000-capacity festival is scheduled to take place June 9-11 in Tampere, Finland and will include performances by SLAYER, DIO, MEGADETH and ...

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ERIC SINGER PROJECT: Debut Album To Be Re-Released With Bonus Tracks

According to KissAsylum.com, ERIC SINGER PROJECT (ESP), the band featuring Eric Singer (KISS) , Bruce Kulick (GRAND FUNK RAILROAD, ex-KISS), John Corabi (ex-SCREAM, MÖTLEY CRÜE) and Chuck Garric (ALICE COOPER, DIO), will have their debut album repackaged and re-released during the summer. The CD will be re-issued as THE ERIC SINGER PROJECT and will include ...

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