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SEBASTIAN BACH To Guest On New LIBERTY N' JUSTICE CD

Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE have announced that former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach will be making a guest appearance on their new CD, entitled "Soundtrack of a Soul". Sebastian is featured on the track "Another Nail", which was co-written by Bach, Mike Layne, Justin Murr, and Keri Kelli (VINCE NEIL, SLASH'S SNAKEPIT, ADLER'S APPETITE). ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION Part Ways With Guitarist, Bassist

Long-running Floridian death metallers MALEVOLENT CREATION have reportedly parted ways with guitarist Rob Barret and bassist Gordon Simms. Replacing them in the group's latest incarnation are returning members John Rubin (guitar) and Jason Blachowicz (bass, also in DIVINE EMPIRE). MALEVOLENT CREATION are currently writing the music for their tenth studio album, to be released sometime ...

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Classic MOTÖRHEAD Albums Receive Special Treatment

In celebration of three decades of one of the most underrated, influential and downright noisy bands to ever walk the face of the planet, Sanctuary Records will be issuing commemorative, 30th anniversary editions of some of MOTÖRHEAD's most important and memorable albums, as well as a collection of BBC archive recordings and vintage performances from ...

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MORTAL SIN To Record New Single

Reactivated Australian thrashers MORTAL SIN will enter Megaphon Studios on October 29 with producer Phil McKellar to record a new song, entitled "Out of the Darkness". The track will be released as a CD single, also containing a recently shot video plus live tracks taken from the band's Australian tour with ANTHRAX. In other news, ...

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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist Releases Solo Album

Launch Radio Networks reports: DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell recently stepped away from the band to release a solo album called "Two Sides of If". It features him doing two things you probably haven't heard him do much before — singing lead, and playing blues-based guitar. Campbell told Launch that his love for the kind ...

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Former PANTERA Bassist Jams With CAMP FREDDY In Hollywood: Photos Available

Rob Zombie, Rex Brown (DOWN, ex-PANTERA), Vivian Campbell (DEF LEPPARD, ex-DIO, WHITESNAKE), Jerry Cantrell (ex-ALICE IN CHAINS), John 5 (ROB ZOMBIE, ex-MARILYN MANSON), Billy Duffy (ex-THE CULT) and Steve Jones (ex-SEX PISTOLS) were among the musicians that joined CAMP FREDDY on stage during their appearance at the Key Club in West Hollywood, California Thursday night ...

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ROB ZOMBIE, VIVIAN CAMPBELL, JERRY CANTRELL To Jam With CAMP FREDDY Tonight

Rob Zombie, Vivian Campbell (DEF LEPPARD, ex-DIO, WHITESNAKE), Jerry Cantrell (ex-ALICE IN CHAINS), John 5 (ROB ZOMBIE, ex-MARILYN MANSON), Billy Duffy (ex-THE CULT) and Steve Jones (ex-SEX PISTOLS) are among the confirmed guests for CAMP FREDDY's appearance at the Key Club in West Hollywood, California Thursday night (Sept. 29). Tickets are $15, with all proceeds ...

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MACHINE HEAD: Offically In Writing Mode

MACHINE HEAD drummer Dave McClain has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "What's up, everybody? Just getting back from doing some running, doing four miles every other day and starting five next week. I'm trying to get in shape for a half-marathon next year, maybe the Rock 'n Roll Marathon in ...

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Drummer NIGEL GLOCKLER Comments On His Return To SAXON

Drummer Nigel Glockler has commented on his return to SAXON following the departure of Jörg Michael, who has since resumed touring full-time with STRATOVARIUS. Said Glockler: "I'd been mulling it over for a few months. We knew Jörg was leaving in August. I wanted to make sure that it was what I really wanted to ...

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DEF LEPPARD Prepare To Return To The Road

The following update has been posted at DEF LEPPARD's official web site: "After a summer of extensive touring, and before two more months of playing live shows, September seems to be the month when the guys aren't playing live on stage. However, that's only partly true! Yes, on October 11 the 'Rock of Ages' tour ...

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BLAZE Confirm New Lineup, Negotiate New Record Deal

BLAZE manager Neil Marklew has confirmed the group's new lineup and recording plans via a posting on the band's official web site. His message reads as follows: "It gives me great pleasure to make the following announcement as I believe it has been long overdue. As you may be aware, we have not had a ...

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DKT/MC5 To Play Special Concert With SUN RA ARKESTRA

Detroit's DKT/MC5, whose current touring lineup includes former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Glilby Clarke, will perform with the SUN RA ARKESTRA, the legendary avant-garde big band and free-jazz pioneers now directed by Marshall Allen, on Saturday, September 17 at at Royce Hall on the UCLA campus in California. DKT/MC5 features the three surviving, original members ...

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Reactivated Black Metallers SHINING To Hit The Road, Record New Album

Reactivated Swedish black metallers SHINING have returned! SHINING are now officially allied with the highly repected French record label Osmose Productions, who recently reissued SHINING's first two albums on digipack with bonus tracks. SHINING leader Kvarforth last year announced the death of the band due to many unpleasant circumstances which have been prominent the past ...

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