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DIRT Announce New Singer

Houston, Texas-based DIRT have announced the addition of vocalist Angela Domain to the group's ranks. The band are currently in the studio working on the follow-up to 2002's "From Dirt We Come", tentatively due in the spring through an as-yet-undetermined label. "This album has a bigger, more defined feeling," said DIRT bassist Rick Wiggins. "We ...

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ARCH ENEMY: New Song Available For Download

A brand new ARCH ENEMY track, titled "We Will Rise", has been made available for download at this location. "We Will Rise" comes off the group's forthcoming CD, "Anthems Of Rebellion", due on Aug. 26 through Century Media Records. A Japanese release is expected on July 23 through Toy's Factory Records. The complete ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD Guitarist Offers Update From The Road

In his latest update from the road, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD guitarist Jed Simon sheds a little light on the hazards of being on the road, some great new & vintage music to listen to, the virtues of dual rectifiers, and pointy guitars: "SYL has been writing and compiling video footage lately... except our video camera ...

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ARCH ENEMY To Guest On SIRIUS RADIO's 'Hard Attack'

An interview with ARCH ENEMY members Michael Amott (guitar), Christopher Amott (guitar), and Angela Gossow (vocals) will air on Sirius Radio's "Hard Attack" on Saturday, June 21 at 3:00 PM EST. "Hard Attack" is the only radio channel carrying extreme metal nationwide in the U.S., 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The interview ...

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ARCH ENEMY: Interview, New Music To Air On WNYU's 'Hellhole'

ARCH ENEMY members Michael Amott (guitar), Christopher Amott (guitar), and Angela Gossow (vocals) will premier new music from the group's upcoming "Anthems of Rebellion" during a special guest appearance Tuesday, June 17 on WNYU's "Hellhole". "Hellhole" airs every Tuesday evening from 9:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. EST on WNYU 89.1 FM in the New York ...

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MEGADETH Fan Defaces Brooklyn Church, Eludes Arrest

A swastika-scrawling sicko struck a popular Brooklyn church for the third time in 18 months early Friday (March 14), sparking new outrage among parishioners, according to the New York Post. At the Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Church in Marine Park, a 21/2-foot swastika was painted on a window in red paint accompanied by lyrics to ...

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ARCH ENEMY's AMOTT: New Stuff 'Sounds Killer!'

ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott has posted the following studio update via the band's official web site: "Sorry for the silence…we've just been busy working in our rehearsal room! "We've been working really hard on breaking [producer Andy Sneap's spirit! (not too far from the truth actually! – Angela got him really high on space ...

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ARCH ENEMY's GOSSOW Reports From The Road

ARCH ENEMY frontwoman Angela Gossow has posted the following tour report to the "Reports" section of the band's official web site: "We've played 4 of the 6 Scandinavian shows now...last night it was Gothenburg and we had a blast! The crowd was great and there were a few friends and realitves at the show too ...

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HANOI ROCKS Frontman Speaks Out On Reunion, Solo Album

In a recent interview with Metal Reference, Finnish sex icon Michael Monroe commented on the release of his upcoming solo album, "Whatcha Want", and the recent reunion of his '80s glam band, HANOI ROCKS. "One might say that my solo career and the rebirth of HANOI ROCKS go kind of hand in hand, but the ...

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HANOI ROCKS Guitarist To Star In 'OSBOURNES'-Style TV Series

HANOI ROCKS guitarist Andy McCoy and his wife Angela will star in an "Osbournes"-style reality sitcom, set to premiere on Finnish television next fall. The show, which has a working title of "Andy and Angela Show", will be produced and directed by the bass player and music video director Tuukka Temonen from the Finnish national ...

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ARCH ENEMY Guitarist Guests On New THE HAUNTED CD!

ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott has laid down a guest solo on the new THE HAUNTED CD, tentatively titled "One Kill Wonder". "That was really cool," commented Amott. "Their new album is sounding frighteningly good [laughs]. That was pretty scary, but I enjoyed playing on that. Me and Anders [Björler], the lead guitar player, traded ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE, IRON MAIDEN, TESTAMENT Vocalists Among Frontmen Spotlighted In Singer Book

QUEENSRŸCHE's Geoff Tate, IRON MAIDEN's Bruce Dickinson, TESTAMENT's Chuck Billy and JUDAS PRIEST's Tim "Ripper" Owens are some of the vocalists featured in the new book entitled Pro Secrets Of Heavy Rock Singing, which is being described in an official press release as "the first instructional singing book to address exclusively rock singing in the ...

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HALFORD Guitarist Launches Side Project, Seeks Vocalist

HALFORD guitarist Mike Chlasciak is currently assembling a side project called PAIN MUSEUM, which "will record and tour coinciding with my HALFORD schedule," according to the axeman. "I'm looking for an unbelievable METAL vocalist (male or female) — a cross between Angela from ARCH ENEMY and Warrel from NEVERMORE. The remaining musician slots are currently ...

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ARCH ENEMY Clean Up At Burrn! Magazine Awards

During their ongoing Japanese tour, Sweden's ARCH ENEMY will be presented with five awards they recently won in the annual Burrn! magazine readers poll. ARCH ENEMY won the awards in the following categories: Best Band: ARCH ENEMY Best Album: Wages Of Sin Best Singer: Angela Gossow Best Drummer: Daniel Erlandsson Shining Star: Angela Gossow In ...

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MICK TUCKER: July 17, 1947 — February 14, 2002

Former SWEET drummer Mick Tucker passed away around noon today (February 14th) from complications brought on by the leukemia he survived five years ago. Tucker had become unwell last Friday and had informed friends he was going to see the doctor, but was then admitted to the hospital on Saturday, February 9th — the anniversary ...

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ARCH ENEMY Finalize Japanese EP, Confirm Santiago Gig

Sweden's ARCH ENEMY, featuring German vocalist Angela Gossow, will issue a special EP, entitled Burning Angel, to coincide with the group's Japanese tour in March. The track listing is as follows: 01. Burning Angel (album version) 02. Lament of A Mortal Soul (unreleased song from Wages Of Sin sessions) 03. Starbreaker (JUDAS PRIEST coverrecorded in ...

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ARCH ENEMY To Play Los Angeles Club Gig On March 5th!

ARCH ENEMY will make their North American live debut with new vocalist Angela Gossow at an as-yet-undetermined Los Angeles club on March 5th during the group's two-day layover on their way from Santiago, Chile to Japan for their first Japanese tour in support of the critically-acclaimed Wages Of Sin release (which is scheduled to be ...

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ARCH ENEMY's "Wages Of Sin" To Be Unleashed On March 18th!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ARCH ENEMY — Supreme Wages Of Sin to be released on March 18th, 2002! The wait is finally over, soon we are all to experience the frenetically anticipated release of ARCH ENEMY's finest album to date, Wages Of Sin in Europe and America! The Swedish Metal supergroup has become the leading band ...

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Wages of Sin - ARCH ENEMY

While credit must go out to the ARCH ENEMY boys for having the conviction to recruit a female vocalist in the face of what they knew was going to intense scrutiny following the departure the group's former frontman, the popular Johan Liiva, new singer Angela Gossow's Chuck Schuldiner-meets-Jeff Walker vocals are actually one of the ...

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