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DIAMOND HEAD To Play Italy Next April

According to a posting on the web site of the Italian booking and promotions company Pigsty Concerti, NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD will play three shows in Italy on April 11-13, 2008. More details will be announced soon. DIAMOND HEAD is currently supporting THIN LIZZY on 14 dates ...

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MEGADETH Performs With CRISTINA SCABBIA In Adelaide; Video Available

Fan-filmed video footage of MEGADETH performing the song "A Tout Le Monde" at Thebarton Theatre in Adelaide, Australia on November 12, 2007 with a special guest appearance by Cristina Scabbia of LACUNA COIL is available for viewing below. "A Tout Le Monde", which originally appeared on the 1994 CD "Youthanasia", created controversy in September 2006 ...

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MEGADETH Mainman Checks In From Australia

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has issued the following update from the road in Australia: "I wanted to tell you about my experience in Perth, Australia and the concert. "I loved the fans, I liked the show, and I hated the security. "But if you take away the fact that the security let guys up on ...

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LACUNA COIL Schedules Australian Signing Sessions

Italy's LACUNA COIL has confirmed the following in-store signing sessions during the band's Australian tour: Nov. 13 - JB Hi-Fi (206 Bourke St.) Melbourne at 2:00 p.m. Nov. 15 - JB Hi-Fi (The Galleries Victoria, 500 George St,) Sydney at 2:00 p.m. LACUNA COIL is taking part in the Australian leg of Gigantour alongside MEGADETH, ...

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LACUNA COIL Singer: 'Australia… We Are Coming!'

LACUNA COIL vocalist Cristina Scabbia and guitarist Cristiano Migliore have commented on the band's participation in the Australian leg of Gigantour alongside MEGADETH, DEVILDRIVER and STATIC-X: Scabbia: "When I got asked if I wanted to sing a song with MEGADETH on the album 'United Abominations', I couldn't believe it; it was such a big honor ...

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MEGADETH Mainman: 'We Have The Kewlest Fans In The World!'

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has posted the following message in the "Forums" section of the band's official web site: "This is the last weekend I will be at my home until Thanksgiving. "It was two Thanksgivings ago that my life felt upside down from the separation, and celebrating Thanksgiving alone in a hotel. Needless to ...

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LACUNA COIL Singer Featured In New APOCALYPTICA Video

Finnish metal cellists APOCALYPTICA shot a video for the song "S.O.S. (Anything but Love)" in Vilnius, Lithuania. The clip features a guest appearance by LACUNA COIL singer Cristina Scabbia. Stated Scabbia: "I did it in a supercrazy location, and it's been so much FUN. The APOCALYPTICA guys (and crew) were so awesome, you have no ...

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LACUNA COIL Members To Guest On ROCK TV's 'Database'

LACUNA COIL members Andrea Ferro and Cristina Scabbia will guest on the program "Database" on the Italian channel Rock TV on October 11. LACUNA COIL will support MEGADETH on the Australian edition of Gigantour, which will take place in November. Also appearing on the bill are STATIC-X and DEVILDRIVER. The dates are as follows: Nov. ...

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SHADOWSIDE Signs With CHAVIS RECORDS

Brazilian heavy metal outfit SHADOWSIDE has signed with Chavis Records for the release of its latest CD, "Theatre of Shadows". SHADOWSIDE is led by female vocalist extraordinaire Dani Nolden. Dani's powerful vocal style and charismatic stage presence has her quickly rising to the top within the rock and metal community and puts her in with ...

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APOCALYPTICA: More 'Worlds Collide' Release Dates Announced

APOCALYPTICA's new album "Worlds Collide", which was released today (Septemebr 14) in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, will be issued on the following dates in other parts of the world: Sep. 17 - Rest of continental Europe (inc. UK), Mexico, Australia Sep. 19 - Scandinavia, Russia Sep. 26 - Japan Sep. 28 - Ireland "Worlds Collide" ...

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APOCALYPTICA: 'Worlds Collide' Deluxe Edition Detailed

Finnish metal cellists APOCALYPTICA will release their new album, "Worlds Collide", in Europe on September 14. The CD will be made available in standard and "deluxe" versions, the latter of which is described as "truly a work of art both in its artwork and its content." The "deluxe" edition contains two bonus tracks — "Ural" ...

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APOCALYPTICA: New Album Listening Session Available

Finnish metal cellists APOCALYPTICA have issued the following update: "Today sees the start on MySpace of an exclusive pre-listening session for the new APOCALYPTICA album, 'Worlds Collide', up for release on September 14th! "In the Orkus magazine advance listening test, the album has shot straight to No. 1 and the first single, 'I'm Not Jesus' ...

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MEGADETH Mainman Issues GIGANTOUR Update

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has issued the following update via the Gigantour.com web site: "Today is Monday and there is one week left before we leave for Alaska. We will come home after that for 16 days and then it is off to the Pac Rim, and eventually to Australia, to start this awesome line-up ...

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