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KOLDBRANN Complete Work On New Album

Norwegian black metallers KOLDBRANN have finished recording and mixing their sophomore album, "Moribund", at JAKs Hell studios in Preetz, Germany. Mastering was done at Strype Audio by Tom Kvålsvoll. The follow-up to 2003's "Nekrotisk Inkvisition", "Moribund" will contain 11 tracks, including "I Suveren Forakt", "Smell of Vitriol", "Djevelens Treskeverk" and "Fullt Spekter Dominans". The cover ...

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TIGERTAILZ: New Demo Song Posted Online

The TIGERTAILZ version featuring original members Steevi Jaimz (vocals) and Ace Finchum (drums) have posted a demo version of the song "Something Good /Something Bad" on their MySpace.com page. The track, which was recorded at a studio in Stockholm, Sweden, can be heard at this location. A completely different TIGERTAILZ lineup, featuring vocalist ...

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THE IRON MAIDENS Singer Performs With MOTÖRHEAD In Anaheim

Repaying the favor to MOTÖRHEAD's Lemmy and Phil Campbell, who joined THE IRON MAIDENS ("the world's only female tribute to IRON MAIDEN") on stage February 25 at their sold-out show at The Galaxy Theatre in Santa Ana, California, THE IRON MAIDENS singer Aja "Bruce Lee Chickinson" Kim sang back-up vocals with Lemmy on "Killed By ...

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ALICE COOPER Confirmed For Ontario's ROCK THE PARK III

According to The London Free Press, ALICE COOPER, KIM MITCHELL and STYX have been confirmed for Rock the Park III, set to take place July 20-22 at Harris Park in London, Ontario, Canada. Sources say Canadian rockers LOVERBOY and U.S. star EDDIE MONEY are also likely to play the classic rock festival. More acts will ...

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TIGERTAILZ Fans Seeing Double

Garry Sharpe-Young of Rockdetector.com has issued the following report: Seeing double? If you're a glam rock fan you probably are because there are two versions of TIGERTAILZ doing the rounds, both featuring original members and neither looking they are going to relinquish the name. The Cardiff-based band proved to be the only U.K. ...

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TIGERTAILZ Sign To DEMOLITION RECORDS

Demolition Records has announced the signing of U.K. rockers TIGERTAILZ. The label's first release will be the band's long awaited new album "Bezerk 2.0". "Bezerk 2.0" is the follow-up to the 1990 TIGERTAILZ original "Bezerk" album which was a U.K. Top 40 hit record. As the U.K.'s answer to POISON and MÖTLEY CRÜE, TIGERTAILZ were ...

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MEGADETH Guitarist Interviewed On Toronto Radio: Audio Available

MEGADETH guitarist Glen Drover (also in EIDOLON) was a guest on "The Kim Mitchell Show" on Toronto's classic rock station Q107 on Friday, February 3. Glen was interviewed and he performed a snippet from one of Mitchell's classic solo tracks — "Rocklandwonderland" (from 1989's "Wonderland" album). Download the audio of the interview at

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ANUBIS GATE Announce New Vocalist

INVOCATOR mainman Jacob Hansen, who is currently known worldwide as a superb metal producer (MERCENARY, COMMUNIC, HATESPHERE, ROB ROCK, VOLBEAT, RAUNCHY), has been chosen as the new singer of Danish power metal act ANUBIS GATE. Commented the band: "We are very happy to announce that we have now found a strong replacement for our former ...

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MEGADETH's DROVER Brothers Begin Mixing New EIDOLON Album

MEGADETH/EIDOLON guitarist Glen Drover has posted the following message on the EIDOLON web site: "Shawn [Drover, MEGADETH/EIDOLON drummer] will be arriving in Toronto today (December 26th) to start the mixing and mastering (after we all do some family time) of the long-overdue EIDOLON album — 'The Parallel Otherworld'. The album should be 100% finished by ...

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TORTURE KILLER: European Release Date Announced For 'Swarm!'

Metal Blade Records has set a February 24, 2006 European release date (February 21 in Germany) for the new album from the Finnish death metallers TORTURE KILLER, now featuring SIX FEET UNDER/ex-CANNIBAL CORPSE vocalist Chris Barnes. Entitled "Swarm!", the album's basic tracks were recorded back in January 2005 whiel the vocals were laid down at ...

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MIKSHA Added To SUSPERIA's European Tour

Norwegian metallers MIKSHA have been added to the upcoming "Venting the Anger Tour 2005", featuring SUSPERIA, DEMOLITION and DEAD TROOPER. Confirmed dates are as follows: Dec. 03 - Lillehammer, NOR @ Felix Dec. 05 - Turku, FIN @ Pelimies Dec. 06 - Tampere, FIN @ Vastavirta Dec. 08 - Linköping, SWE @ Skylten Dec. 09 ...

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SHE SAID DESTROY Complete Work On Debut Album

Guitarist Anders "Ugmod" Bakke of the Norwegian extreme metal thrashers SHE SAID DESTROY has posted the following message on the group's web site: "Our [debut] record is finally finished. We were in Stockholm and mastered it at Peter In de Betou's Tailor Maid studio this week. This guy has worked with MESHUGGAH, NASUM, DARK FUNERAL ...

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GIRLSCHOOL: New Internet-Only Single Now Available

Veteran British female hard rockers GIRLSCHOOL have released their first Internet-only single featuring new recordings of "Emergency" (25th Anniversary version) and "London" (2005 version). A donation of all proceeds from "Emergency" will go to the London Air Ambulance fund. If you want to hear a sample of either cut, check out the "Downloads"

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GIRLSCHOOL Guitar To Be Auctioned For Charity

Veteran British female hard rockers GIRLSCHOOL will be auctioning one of Kim McAuliffe's guitars in aid of the Essex Air Ambulance Service, according to a posting on the band's web site. More details will be made available soon. As previously reported, GIRLSCHOOL have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Headbangers Open Air festival, ...

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BURST Finish Filming New Video

Sweden's BURST have finsihed shooting a video for "Where the Wave Broke", the lead-off track from the bands new record "Origo". Drummer Patrik Hultin comments, "The video shoot for 'Where the Wave Broke' was all in all a great experience. To have someone outside the band visualize our music was a new experience for us. ...

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CHRIS CORNELL Says SOUNDGARDEN Reunion Will 'Probably Not' Happen

Travis Hay of Seattle Post-Intelligencer recently conducted an in-depth interview with AUDIOSLAVE/ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell. A few excerpts from the chat follow: Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Has living outside of the country [Cornell resides in Paris, France with his wife and daughter] helped with things coming full circle? Chris Cornell: "Living outside of the country ...

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BURST To Film New Video

Sweden's BURST are scheduled to film a video for "Where the Wave Broke", the lead-off track from the band's forthcoming record, "Origo". The video shoot will take place with the band and the Harvest Light Production Co., headed up by Kim Peterson and Peter Reinholdsson, this weekend in Stockholm. The clip, the first from "Origo" ...

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