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MISFITS Issue Post-European Tour Update

MISFITS' official web site has been updated with the following message: The MISFITS just returned from a brief tour of Europe performing at festivals and more running throughout Italy, Germany, The Netherlands, Barcelona Spain and the U.K. Unfortunately, the band was met with an unexpected and unavoidable obstacle when Robo (the band's drummer) was denied ...

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MICHALE GRAVES To Perform MISFITS Set In New Jersey

Former MISFITS frontman Michale Graves will reportedly perform a full set of MISFITS material on Thursday, July 6 at Dingbatz in Clifton, NJ. Also appearing on the bill are BLITZKID, 84 and AMERICAN BARFIGHT. Graves' solo album, "Punk Rock Is Dead", was released in June 2005 via Horror High Records. The CD was written, recorded ...

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MONGREL To Release Full-Length Debut This Month

New England-based punk/rock/metal band MONGREL will release their first full-length album, "Fear, Lies, & Propaganda", on July 7. The release of "Fear, Lies, & Propaganda" is just the latest step in what has already been a great year for the band. Back in February the band released "Refuse", a four-song EP, which garnered them radio ...

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MARKY RAMONE Proud Of Punk-Rock Supergroup

Launch Radio Networks reports: RAMONES drummer Marky Ramone made a special appearance in New York City on Tuesday (May 30) with the other members of the punk rock supergroup OSAKA POPSTAR. Ramone, Jerry Only from the MISFITS, Dez Cadena from BLACK FLAG, Ivan Julian from RICHARD HELL & THE VOIDOIDS, and longtime RAMONES affiliate John ...

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The Songs That Drove METALLICA: 'Full Metal Garage' CD Due In June

Sanctuary Records are re-packaging the "Metallic-era" albums into one double set billed "Full Metal Garage - The Songs That Drove Metallica" for release on June 26. Originally conceived by Rockdetector.com's Garry Sharpe-Young, all of these original tracks are available together, at last, on one double CD, "Full Metal Garage – The Songs That Drove Metallica". ...

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THE BRONX CASKET CO.: Tour Dates Announced

THE BRONX CASKET CO., the side project of OVERKILL bassist DD Verni and SEVEN WITCHES guitarist Jack Frost, have lined up the following dates during the coming weeks: Mar. 26 - BB Kings – New York, NY Apr. 02 - Starland Ballroom - Sayreville, NJ Apr. 30 - The Palladium – Worcester, MA (New England ...

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AMOK To Release New Album In April

Swiss extreme metallers AMOK have completed work on their full-length debut, "Lullabies of Silence", for an April release. The CD was recorded and mixed at the RecStudio in Geneva by Serge Morattel, and was mastered by Alan Douches (MASTODON, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, MISFITS, RUN DMC, CLUTCH, BAD BRAINS, etc.) at West West Side Music. ...

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WEDNESDAY 13 Secures New Management, Continues Writing New Material

Horror High has announced that they will be handling management duties for MURDERDOLLS frontman Wednesday 13. Commented Horror High president Jon Nelson: "Well, people already hate us, because they think I'm an ass. They hate Horror High because we work with Michale Graves [former MISFITS frontman]... so why not go for the trifecta?" Jon Nelson ...

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INTRONAUT Book Studio Time For Debut Full-Length

California-based progressive metal/rock band INTRONAUT have booked studio time April 7 through April 23 at Shiva Industries (ABYSMAL DAWN, WINTERTHRALL, NOCTUARY, EYES OF FIRE, DREAMS OF DAMNATION) with John Haddad to record their first full-length album. "So far we have five songs completely done and most of twi more," the band write in an update. ...

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NEBULA: New Song Posted Online

"Fever Frey", the first single from NEBULA's new album "Apollo" (street date: Feb. 21), has been posted on the web site of the band's label, www.liquorandpokermusic.com. "Apollo", the band's second full-length on Liquor and Poker and fourth overall, was produced by Daniel Rey (RAMONES, MISFITS, L7) and mastered by Howie Weinberg (THE MARS ...

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NEBULA To Release 'Apollo' In February

Two and a half years after Liquor and Poker Music launched with "Atomic Ritual", the acclaimed third release from L.A. power trio NEBULA, the upstart rock indie comes full circle with the group's new album "Apollo". Due Feb. 21, the record is described in a press release as "a cosmic cocktail of heavy riffs, electric ...

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Hellectric - THE BRONX CASKET CO.

Dark yet catchy gothic metal is not what I would have expected from a band consisting of SAVATAGE/SEVEN WITCHES guitarist Jack Frost, OVERKILL's DD Verni and Tim Mallare, and the MISFITS' Myke Hideous. The band's third album, and first for Regain and Candlelight, suffers from a few pockmarks in the songwriting, but generally succeeds as ...

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Keeper of the Seven Keys – The Legacy - HELLOWEEN

You'd need balls the size of Düsseldorf to tack a sequel onto two of the most beloved power metal albums of all time, arguably the blueprints for an entire mini-industry that's sprung up in their wake. But hubris has never been in short supply where HELLOWEEN mastermind Michael Weikath is concerned — this is the ...

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