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BENEDICTUM Signs With FRONTIERS RECORDS

Frontiers Records has announced the signing of U.S. metallers BENEDICTUM for the release of a brand new studio album in early 2011. The band is currently recording the effort with with producer Ryan Greene (MEGADETH, LITA FORD, NOFX) at his Area 52 studio in Scottsdale, Arizona. The CD will feature guest appearances by Rudy Sarzo ...

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BENEDICTUM Completes Work On New Album

San Diego/Phoenix-based metallers BENEDICTUM have finished recording their third album with producer Ryan Greene (MEGADETH, LITA FORD, NOFX) at his Area 52 studio in Scottsdale, Arizona. The CD will feature guest appearances by Rudy Sarzo (DIO, QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE) and Craig Goldy (DIO, BUDGIE). BENEDICTUM singer Veronica Freeman also worked with FOREIGNER bassist Jeff ...

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EUROPE Confirmed For iTunes Festival

Swedish hard rockers EUROPE have been confirmed to play at this year's iTunes Festival at the London Roundhouse on July 25, along with FOREIGNER. The band will perform music from its current critically acclaimed album "Last Look At Eden", plus all its classics, including the timeless anthem "The Final Countdown". "We'll be well up for ...

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BRIAN TICHY Is Excited And Honored To Be Playing Drums For WHITESNAKE

Brian Tichy, who has previously played with FOREIGNER, BILLY IDOL, OZZY OSBOURNE, VELVET REVOLVER and LYNCH MOB, was officially announced this past week as WHITESNAKE's new drummer, replacing Chris Frazier, who was in the group for three years. Commented Tichy: "[WHITESNAKE frontman] David Coverdale put a press release out [on Friday] announcing me as the ...

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WHITESNAKE Parts Ways With DUFFY, FRAZIER; New Drummer Announced

Legendary rock band WHITESNAKE has parted ways with bassist Uriah Duffy and drummer Chris Frazier. According to a press release, "WHITESNAKE wish Uriah and Chris every success in pursuing their individual musical careers and express their sincere gratitude for the exceptional contribution they both made to the legacy of the band." Replacing Frazier as WHITESNAKE's ...

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LYNCH MOB Frontman Interviewed On 'Iron City Rocks'

The "Iron City Rocks" podcast (web site) recently conducted an interview with LYNCH MOB frontman Oni Logan. The chat is now available for streaming using the audio player below. Drummer Brian Tichy (FOREIGNER, BILLY IDOL, OZZY OSBOURNE, VELVET REVOLVER) and bassist Michael "Denim" Devin (KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD) have joined LYNCH MOB as the ...

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BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION: New Interview Footage Posted Online

New video interview footage featuring BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION — the new supergroup featuring former DEEP PURPLE bassist/singer Glenn Hughes alongside LED ZEPPELIN reunion drummer Jason Bonham, DREAM THEATER's former keyboardist Derek Sherinian and guitarist Joe Bonamassa — along with the project's producer, Kevin Shirley (BLACK CROWES, AEROSMITH, LED ZEPPELIN), can be viewed at

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BENEDICTUM Begins Recording New Album

Drummer Mikey Pannone of San Diego, California-based, female-fronted metallers BENEDICTUM has completed his tracks for the band's forthcoming third album. The band will begin tracking the guitars for the CD on Tuesday, April 6. A fall release is expected. In other news, BENEDICTUM will support PRIMAL FEAR on June 9 at at UB's in Mesa, ...

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OPETH Confirmed For U.K.'s HIGH VOLTAGE Festival

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH have been confirmed for High Voltage, the U.K.'s new rock festival, which is scheduled to take place July 24-25, 2010 at Victoria Park in London, U.K. The festival billing is shaping up as follows : Main Stage: EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER ZZ TOP FOREIGNER HEAVEN & HELL BACHMAN TURNER JOE BONAMASSA ...

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BILLY SHEEHAN Performs 'Burn' With GLENN HUGHES; Video Available

Legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, NIACIN, TALAS, DAVID LEE ROTH) joined Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH, TRAPEZE) on stage at this year's this year's Musikmesse Frankfurt 2010 fair on March 26, 2010 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany to perform the DEEP PURPLE classic "Burn". Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be viewed ...

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HUGHES, BONHAM, SHERINIAN, BONAMASSA Supergroup Makes Its Live Debut

According to Nightwatcher's House Of Rock, the new supergroup featuring guitarist Joe Bonamassa, bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH, TRAPEZE), keyboardist Derek Sherinian (DREAM THEATER) and drummer Jason Bonham (LED ZEPPELIN, UFO, FOREIGNER) made a surprise debut appearance during the encore at Bonamassa's March 17 concert at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium ...

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GLENN HUGHES Interviewed On 'The Paulie Z Show'

Legendary vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) was interviewed earlier this month on "The Paulie Z Show". The chat is now available for streaming using the audio player below. In an exclusive interview with Dave Lewis for the forthcoming Tight But Loose magazine, Hughes revealed the future plans for BLACK COUNTRY, the ...

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Ride the Sky - AT VANCE

Firmly ensconced in the fertile German power metal/melodic hard rock community for well over a decade now, AT VANCE again seeks only to please itself and its fans with an album called "Ride the Sky" that consists of a tried and true amalgam of bright, shining melodic heavy/power metal and AOR-tinged rock. The results are ...

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