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Former THE ALMIGHTY Frontman Sets Title For New Solo CD

Former THE ALMIGHTY frontman Ricky Warwick has set "Even Now" as the title of his upcoming solo album, tentatively due in April 2005. The follow-up to "Tattoos and Alibis" is being recorded at Joe Elliott's (DEF LEPPARD) Joe's Garage studio in Dublin, and will feature guest appearances by Vivian Campbell (DEF LEPPARD), Ciaran McGoldrick (SIC), ...

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SIX FEET UNDER To Release New Album In March

Florida-based death metallers SIX FEET UNDER have set "13" as the title of their new CD, tentatively due in March via Metal Blade Records. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Decomposition of the Human Race", "Somewhere in the Darkness" and "The Poison Hand". Commented singer Chris Barnes: "Just want to fill you all ...

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USURPER: New Song Available For Download

A brand new USURPER track, entitled "Reptilian", has been posted online at this location (mp3). "Reptilian" comes off the group's fifth full-length album, "Cryptobeast", due in February 2005 via Earache Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Twilight Dominion" was recorded at Chicago's Rax Trax Studios with producer Neil Kernon (JUDAS PRIEST, DEICIDE, CANNIBAL CORPSE). ...

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DEF LEPPARD Singer Performs With THE SENSATIONAL ALEX HARVEY BAND

DEF LEPPARD singer Joe Elliott made a surprise appearance with THE SENSATIONAL ALEX HARVEY BAND Sunday night (Nov. 21) at the Boardwalk in Sheffield, U.K. During the encore, the band and Joe performed "Boston Tea Party" from the 1976 THE SENSATIONAL ALEX HARVEY BAND album "The Sensational Alex Harvey Band Stories". The song was recorded ...

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STEVEN TYLER, VINCE NEIL To Lead Toy Run In Florida

AEROSMITH singer Steven Tyler, former MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil and BON JOVI guitarist Richie Sambora will lead the 17th annual Christmas Toys in the Sun Run on Dec. 5 in Southern Florida, according to The Miami Herald. More than 30,000 motorcyclists are expected to hit the highway as part of the toy run for ...

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AEROSMITH Expand 'You Gotta Move' CD/DVD Release

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that the AEROSMITH DVD/CD combo that comes out next Tuesday (Nov. 23) has been expanded from what was originally reported last month. The DVD tracklisting for "You Gotta Move" has grown with the inclusion of never-before seen live footage of five songs — "Fever", "Livin' On The Edge", "Same Old ...

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PAINMUSEUM To Tape Commemorative DVD At CD Release Party

PAINMUSEUM, the new band formed by the former HALFORD duo of "Metal" Mike Chlasciak (guitar, also in TESTAMENT) and Bobby Jarzombek (drums, also in ICED EARTH), will celebrate the release of their debut album, "Metal For Life", at the Cup Complex (1140 E. Elizabeth Ave) in Linden, NJ. The party, which is scheduled to take ...

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Former PANTERA Guitar Legend DIMEBAG DARRELL Returns to DEAN

Dean Guitars announced Saturday November 13, 2004 that they have signed DAMAGEPLAN guitarist Dimebag Darrell (ex-PANTERA) to an exclusive endorsement agreement with an extensive line of USA-made and imported model "Dimebag" guitars to be introduced in January 2005. Dimebag Darrell, named by Guitar World magazine as one of the "Top 100 Metal Guitarists of All ...

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AMEN Drummer Sticks Up For CASEY CHAOS, Slams Former Members

New AMEN drummer Joe Letz has issued a statement adressing recent rumors and accusations leveled against the group's frontman Casey Chaos by the band's former members. His statement reads as follows: "Let me start off by saying that writing and addressing something in this manner is out of character for me, but I feel that ...

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DEF LEPPARD To Perform On German TV Show

DEF LEPPARD will be performing on a German TV show called "50 Years Of Rock/Love Songs" on November 27. Also scheduled to appear on the show are ELTON JOHN, JOE COCKER, ROBIN GIBB, URIAH HEEP and EUROPE, among other artists. In the meantime, check out a recording of an interview singer Joe Elliott recently did ...

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TONY HARNELL: TNT To 'Get Heavier' On Upcoming Album

TNT singer Tony Harnell has posted the following message on his web site: "I'm flying to California on Friday to do some business, hang out with some friends and see my family. It'll be nice to feel that good old California air again. It's been way too long! "I will be making an announcement soon ...

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JOE LYNN TURNER Signs Solo Deal With FRONTIERS RECORDS

Legendary hard rock singer Joe Lynn Turner (ex-RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) has inked a solo deal with Frontiers Records. Joe is currently busy putting the finishing touches on his new studio album, entitled "Usual Suspects", which is being recorded in New York under the direction of longtime partner and friend Bob Held. The production ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist Unveiling New Hot Sauce On Thursday

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that AEROSMITH lead guitarist Joe Perry will unveil his new hot sauce at Jake & Earl's Dixie Roadhouse in Waltham, Massachusetts on Thursday (November 11). It's called "Mango Peach Tango", and it's made with habanero peppers, mangos, peaches, onions, garlic, lime juice, red bell peppers, and aged red wine vinegar. ...

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TNT Frontman To Guest On New BRAZEN ABBOT CD

TNT frontman Tony Harnell has been confirmed to appear on the upcoming BRAZEN ABBOT studio album, tentatively due next spring via Frontiers Records. Drums, bass and guitars for the CD have already been recorded, and the singers will record their parts during November and December. The album, which will have 11 or 12 tracks, is ...

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LECHEROUS NOCTURNE: Live Shows Announced

LECHEROUS NOCTURNE, the Greenville, SC-based extreme metal band featuring NILE guitarist Dallas Toler-Wade on drums, are scheduled to open for FEAR FACTORY on November 17, and MACABRE and KATAKLYSM on November 26 at Ground Zero in Spartanburg. The band, who recently announced the addition of bassist Joe Payne (ex-LUST OF DECAY) to the group's ranks, ...

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Former THE ALMIGHTY Singer Recording New Solo CD

Former THE ALMIGHTY frontman Ricky Warwick is currently at Joe Elliott's (DEF LEPPARD) Joe's Garage studio in Dublin recording the follow-up album to "Tattoos and Alibis", tentatively due in April 2005. Elliott is producing the effort, which is scheduled to include a guest appearance by DEF LEPPARD lead guitarist Vivian Campbell. ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist To Sign Copies Of Horse Book

On Saturday, November 13, AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry will be at the Barnes & Noble College Store in Boston, MA to sign copies of the new book, "People We Know, Horses We Love", written by Jill Rappaport (of the "Today Show") and Wendy Wilkinson. The book takes a unique look at well-known people and their ...

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PAINMUSEUM: 'Metal For Life' U.S. Release Date Confirmed

November 16, 2004 has been confirmed as the official U.S. release date for the long-awaited "Metal For Life" album from guitarist "Metal" Mike Chlasciak's (TESTAMENT, ex-HALFORD) PAINMUSEUM. "Metal For Life" features Chlasciak, Bobby Jarzombek (ICED EARTH, ex-HALFORD, RIOT) on drums, Steve DiGiorgio (TESTAMENT, SADUS, DEATH, VINTERSORG) on bass and newcomer Tim Clayborne (HATRED) on vocals. ...

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Original EXCITER Singer To Interview ANNIHILATOR For Upcoming DVD

Dan Beehler, former singer/drummer of '80s Canadian metal legends EXCITER, will be one of the guest interviewers on ANNIHILATOR's "Ten Years in Hell" DVD, to be released around April 2005. ANNIHILATOR mainman Jeff Waters recently remastered five of EXCITER's early releases and orchestrated a worldwide deal with Megaforce Records for much of their catalogue (most ...

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MUDVAYNE Guitarist Comments On New Album

RollingStone.com is reporting that MUDVAYNE's third album, tentatively titled "Lost and Found", represents a return to the band's roots. "People are gonna be surprised by the rawness," said guitarist Greg Tribbett. "Instead of being all slick, we're definitely going for a raw sound on this record. The last one was pretty smooth and the first ...

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MUDVAYNE Name New Album

MUDVAYNE have set "Lost and Found" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in early 2005. The follow-up to 2002's gold-certified "The End of All Things to Come" was recorded at The Plant studio in Sausalito, California with producer Dave Fortman (former UGLY KID JOE guitarist), who has previously worked with SUPERJOINT RITUAL ...

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