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THE BRAIN SURGEONS: Tour Dates Announced

THE BRAIN SURGEONS, the critically acclaimed New York City-based collaboration between BLUE ÖYSTER CULT founder Albert Bouchard and punk/metal guitar legend Ross the Boss (DICTATORS, MANOWAR), has lined up the following dates: Jul. 27 - Cleveland, OH - Beachland Ballroom Jul. 28 - Chicago, IL - The Abbey Jul. 29 - Janesville, WI - The ...

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MANOWAR To Headline Next Year's GODS OF METAL Festival

MANOWAR — the only band to have headlined Italy's Gods Of Metal festival three times — have announced that they will make their fourth headlining appearance at next year's edition of the festival on Saturday, June 9, 2007. Along with MANOWAR will be special guests RHAPSODY and HOLYHELL, who will be on the road together ...

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Ex-MANOWAR Guitarist's Collaboration With J.P. 'THUNDERBOLT' PATTERSON To Receive CD Release

Guitarist Ross The Boss' (THE DICTATORS, ex-MANOWAR) and drummer J.P. "Thunderbolt" Patterson's (THE DICTATORS) collaborative release, "Thunderbolt Patterson with Ross The Boss", will finally be released on CD on August 1 via Poptown Records. The album was previously only available for download via iTunes, Napster, Sony Connect, Microsoft and Hear Music. Check out the cover ...

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THE CULT Pull Out Of Greece's ROCKWAVE FESTIVAL

THE CULT have been removed from the second day of this year's Rockwave Festival, set to take place on July 12 at Terravibe in Malakasa, Greece. The lineup now is as follows: TWISTED SISTER W.A.S.P. CRIMSON GLORY CELTIC FROST MOONSPELL The ticket price for July 12 is 39 Euros. Rockwave Festival has featured in the ...

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INNERWISH: New Song Available For Download

Greek heavy metal band INNERWISH have announced the track listing for their new album, "Inner Strength", due on May 19 via Limb Music Products. The follow-up to 2004's "Silent Faces" was recorded at the Music Factory Studios with producer R.D. Liapakis. The cover artwork will be done by the renowned artist Axel Hermann, who is ...

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Revenge - IRON FIRE

Believe it or not, the rating above is a vast improvement for Danish third-stringers IRON FIRE. Their debut, "Thunderstorm" (released after the group won some Noise Records battle of the bands contest), was a laughably generic exercise in power metal with particularly anemic and reedy vocals from Martin Steene, but it at least could be ...

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BLUDGEON To Release 'World Controlled' In June

Chicago's BLUDGEON — the first band to be signed to MANOWAR's Magic Circle Music — will release their sophomore album, "World Controlled", on June 27. BLUDGEON has earned several distinctions in their relatively young career. When MANOWAR bassist and Magic Circle Music founder Joey DeMaio discovered the band, he agreed to produce their debut album, ...

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INNERWISH To Release 'Inner Strength' In May

Greek heavy metal band INNERWISH will release their new album, "Inner Strength", on May 19 via Limb Music Products. The follow-up to 2004's "Silent Faces" was recorded at the Music Factory Studios with producer R.D. Liapakis. The cover artwork will be done by the renowned artist Axel Hermann, who is well known for his work ...

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MANOWAR, RHAPSODY And HOLYHELL Reschedule And Add New Dates

Rescheduled tour dates, as well as additional new dates, have been announced regarding German performances by MANOWAR, with special guests RHAPSODY and HOLYHELL, on the "Demons, Dragons & Warriors World Tour 2006". Due to an unfortunate accident involving MANOWAR guitarist Karl Logan, previously scheduled European dates of the tour had been postponed, much to the ...

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THOR Audio Interview Posted Online

TalkingMetal.com has posted episode 45 of their "Talking Metal" podcast. This episode features a 15-minute interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with legendary heavy metal warrior Thor. Interview topics include Thor's latest release "Thor Against The World", MANOWAR, Paul Stanley, Lou Ferrigno, and Thor's upcoming work with Mike Kischnick, entitled "Devastation of Musculation". ...

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The Dark Secret – Live In Canada 2005 - RHAPSODY

Utterly ridiculous long before it was even remotely cool, Italian "film score metal" overachievers RHAPSODY have cultivated a slavishly devoted following around the world over a decade-plus of pomp and circumstance. They've also racked up just as many detractors who find their theatrics grossly excessive and their wizards-and-elves spiel to be corny and clichéd. If ...

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MANOWAR Video Director NEIL JOHNSON Speaks

Acclaimed music video director Neil Johnson (MANOWAR, RHAPSODY) recently gave an exclusive interview to Metal Temple magazine's Chiara Pelegrini. Johnson spoke about his longtime involvement with MANOWAR as well as his upcoming projects, such as the first-ever live DVD of Italian power metallers RHAPSODY, among other subjects. Here are a few excerpts from ...

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MANOWAR, RHAPSODY And HOLYHELL Postpone Tour

Due to an unfortunate accident involving MANOWAR guitarist Karl Logan, all upcoming European dates of the "Demons, Dragons and Warriors World Tour" will be postponed until further notice. This postponement will include the performances of RHAPSODY and HOLYHELL. Logan was injured on Tuesday, January 24, 2006 in a motorcycle accident. He sustained severe injuries to ...

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INNERWISH Announce New Album Title

Greek heavy metal band INNERWISH have set "The Final Prophecy" as the title of their new album, due in May via Diversity Media GMBH (Limb Music Products). The follow-up to 2004's "Silent Faces" was recorded at the Music Factory Studios with producer R.D. Liapakis. As previously reported, INNERWISH will be supporting MANOWAR, RHAPSODY, HOLYHELL and ...

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MANOWAR Guitarist Injured In Motorcycle Accident

Karl Logan, lead guitarist of heavy metal powerhouse MANOWAR, was injured on Tuesday, January 24, 2006 in a motorcycle accident. Logan sustained severe injuries to his left arm, which will prevent him from performing for an as-yet-unknown period of time. "MANOWAR will have to reconsider all of our plans, but the good news is that ...

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Reunited GRIM REAPER Schedule Greek Date

Reunited classic British heavy metallers GRIM REAPER wil be performing at the Underworld Club in Athens, Greece on April 15. Support at the show wille come from DREAM WEAVER and BLOODSTAINED. As previously reported, GRIM REAPER have been confirmed for this year's Keep It True VI festival, set to take place April 8 at Tauberfrankenhalle ...

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INNERWISH Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

Greek heavy metal band INNERWISH have completed the recordings for their as-yet-untitled new album at Music Factory Studios with producer R.D. Liapakis. "The recordings went great and even if the temperature in Germany was extremely low, INNERWISH managed to fire up things with their music," reads a posting on the group's web site. In other ...

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MANOWAR Bassist: 'We Care About Metal Fans More Than Anyone Else'

"We care about our bands, the quality of music and the metal fans more than anyone else!" — Joey DeMaio, MANOWAR bassist and President of Magic Circle Music. During MANOWAR's storied career, the band faced the trials and tribulations that confront musicians trying to make it in the music business. Although MANOWAR have been triumphant ...

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MANOWAR To Release New Single, Full-Length Album

MANOWAR will relerase a brand new single, "The Sons Of Odin", on February 27, 2006. This 10-minute epic, in classic true metal style, sets the perfect tone for the impending release of the yet-untitled full-length album, scheduled for April 3, 2006. Entitled "The Sons Of Odin", the upcoming CD will feature MANOWAR's patented, lion-hearted metal ...

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