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NEUROSIS To Enter Studio In December

Long-running Oakland, California-based band NEUROSIS will enter the studio in December to record their next album. Once again they will be returning to Electrical Audio in Chicago with engineer Steve Albini. "The sounds emanating from the rehearsal room are frighteningly strange and not very nice," reads a posting on the group's web site. In other ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP: U.S. Tour Pushed Back To 2007

Legendary guitarist Michael Schenker's web site has been updated with the following message: "Due to the serious familiar problems of MSG singer Jari Tiura, we're sad to announce that the planned U.S. tour from MSG in autumn 2006 has to be deferred to 2007. The new dates will be announced as soon as possible." MICHAEL ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP: Asian Dates Announced

MSG (MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP) has lined up the following dates in the Far East during November: Nov. 13 - JPN - Osaka - Hatch Namba Nov. 14 - JPN - Nagoya - Diamond Hall Nov. 16 - JPN - Tokyo - Nakano Sunplaza Nov. 17 - JPN - Tokyo - Nakano Sunplaza Nov. 18 - ...

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BLIND MELON: 'Live At The Palace' Reissue Due In October

BLIND MELON's "Live at the Palace" CD will be reissued on October 17 with expanded packaging on Capitol/EMI. Recorded in Los Angeles on October 11, 1995, BLIND MELON's "Live at the Palace" CD captured the band at their creative and dynamic peak: the group was touring in support of their second album and had hit ...

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UNEARTH, BLEEDING THROUGH, TERROR: Tour Dates Announced

UNEARTH, BLEEDING THROUGH, TERROR and THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD will team up for the "Sanctity of Brothers" tour beginning in early September. Commented UNEARTH drummer Mike Justian: "The upcoming 'Sanctity Of Brothers' tour is like a seven layer burrito its got all the right ingredients and when you put them together it makes ...

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MARSHALL LAW Announce New Guitarist

Long-running Birmingham-based heavy metal band MARSHALL LAW, who at one time featured Lee Morris of PARADISE LOST, has announced the addition of guitarist Dave Rothan to the group's ranks. "Dave is a local lad and has worked with such bands as GRAHAM BONNET and ROCK$TAR," the group write in a statement. "Dave is currently hard ...

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OLIVER/DAWSON SAXON: New Songs Posted Online

According to Rockdetector.com, OLIVER/DAWSON SAXON — the band featuring Graham Oliver (guitar; SAXON), Steve "Dobby" Dawson (bass; SAXON), Wardi (vocals; HURRICANE, MADAM X, SHAME, SHY), Hadyn Conway (guitar; SARACEN), and Nigel Durham (drums; SAXON) — have posted four brand new tracks — "World's Gone Crazy", "Nursery Crimes", "Camel Toe" and "One Sour Kraut" ...

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GRAHAM BONNET: Finnish Tour Confirmed

Legendary hard rock vocalist Graham Bonnet's (RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, ALCATRAZZ, IMPELLITTERI) web site has been updated with the following message: "First off, Taz Taylor's new album, 'Welcome to America', featuring Graham on eight songs, will be released from Escape Music in Europe on August 26th. The first track, titled 'Fighter's Fist', is now downloadable ...

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METALLICA, RUSH, SCORPIONS, IRON MAIDEN Tracks Among 'Greatest Conservative Rock Songs'

Tracks by METALLICA, RUSH, SCORPIONS, IRON MAIDEN, LED ZEPPELIN and AEROSMITH have made National Review's Top 50 list of "greatest conservative rock songs." According to National Review political reporter John J. Miller, the following ingredients are required to make a great conservative rock song: "The lyrics must convey a conservative idea or sentiment, such as ...

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TAZ TAYLOR BAND Seek New Drummer

The San-Diego based TAZ TAYLOR BAND, whose album "Welcome to America" features the legendary Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, ALCATRAZZ, IMPELLITTERI) on vocals, are currently auditioning for a new drummer. THE TAZ TAYLOR BAND are looking for someone with a proven track record of experience, reliabilty and commitment — a drummer who is confident ...

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MOONSTONE PROJECT: Ambitious CD Project Finally Available

MOONSTONE PROJECT, the ambitious musical creature of Italian guitarist Matt Filippini, has finally released its debut album, "Time to Take a Stand". The CD is described as a collection of classic rock songs written by Filippini himself and played by his band, along with some rock legend guests: Ian Paice (DEEP PURPLE), Glenn Hughes (DEEP ...

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GRAHAM BONNET: Recording Appearances Detailed

Legendary hard rock vocalist Graham Bonnet's (RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, ALCATRAZZ, IMPELLITTERI) web site has been updated with the following message: "MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP's 25th anniversary full album 'Tales of Rock 'N' Roll' and maxi EP 'Revolution Mind' have been released worldwide! Both contains the tune 'Rock 'N' Roll' which Graham takes the outstanding lead ...

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RISE TO ADDICTION Continue Work On Debut Album

RISE TO ADDICTION, the British band featuring former BLAZE members John Slater (guitar) and Steve Wray (guitar), will return to the studio next week with producer Andy Sneap (MACHINE HEAD, TRIVIUM, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE) to track another five songs to go with the seven already recorded for the band's debut album. "The band is really happy ...

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RISE TO ADDICTION Part Ways With Bassist, Announce Replacement

RISE TO ADDICTION, the British band featuring former BLAZE members John Slater (guitar) and Steve Wray (guitar), have parted ways with bassist Rob Naylor (ex-BLAZE). His replacement, according to the band's MySpace.com page, is Joel Graham, who has already played several shows with the group. RISE TO ADDICTION are preparing to enter the studio with ...

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PEARL JAM: More U.S. Tour Dates Announced

PEARL JAM have announced the second leg of their 2006 U.S. tour in support of their new, self-titled album due out May 2. Leg two is scheduled to kick off on June 23 in Pittsburgh, PA and will finish on July 22 in George, WA. According to Billboard.com, the George show will be "an evening ...

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