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WARGASM Members To Perform At Benefit Concert

On Saturday June 25, the three members of WARGASM, plus assorted members of STEEL ASSASSIN, TRIPHAMMER, MADD HUNTER, EVERY SECOND, and TONGUE & GROOVE will perform at a benefit concert at the Mallard in Brockton, Massachusetts. Three bands consisting of the above-mentioned musicians will be formed specially for this occasion and will perform the music ...

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SALEM: 'Old Wounds' Remake To Feature ETERNAL GRAY Singer

ETERNAL GRAY frontman Oren Balbus has contributed his vocals to a remake of the SALEM classic "Old Wounds", to be included on upcoming SALEM release "Strings Attached". Balbus will be joined on the track by the lead vocalists of ARALLU, BARTHOLOMEUS NIGHT, MOONSKIN, LEHAVOTH, MATRICIDE, SPAWN OF EVIL, SOLITARY and HANGMAN. "Strings Attached" is scheduled ...

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SLOUGH FEG Confirmed For Germany's KEEP IT TRUE V Festival

California's SLOUGH FEG have been confirmed for the Keep It True V festival, set to be held November 5 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Headliner (TBA) RAVEN (UK) SOLITUDE AETURNUS (USA) RUFFIANS (USA) INTRUDER (USA) SLOUGH FEG (USA) SKULLVIEW (USA) STORMWARRIOR (Germany) FORSAKEN (Malta) IGNITOR (USA) A ...

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MY DYING BRIDE: Box Set Details Revealed

Snapper Music/Peaceville Records has set a May 23 release date for the MY DYING BRIDE box set, entitled "Anti-Diluvian Chronicles". The three-CD set contains a comprehensive collection of the band's work spanning their whole career. It features tracks from the band's 10 albums, including live tracks and three brand-new remixes of "The Wreckage of My ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE Says Her Marriage Was Never Expected To Last

FemaleFirst.co.uk is reporting that Sharon Osbourne says her marriage to husband Ozzy was never expected to last. The "X Factor" host, who wed the BLACK SABBATH frontman in Hawaii 23 years ago, has revealed their romance was written off by friends of the rock star who thought he should marry someone wilder. She said: "I've ...

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IGNITOR Confirmed For Germany's KEEP IT TRUE V Festival

American hopefuls IGNITOR have been confirmed as the openers of the Keep It True V festival, set to be held November 5 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows Headliner (TBA) RAVEN (UK) SOLITUDE AETURNUS (USA) RUFFIANS (USA) INTRUDER (USA) SKULLVIEW (USA) STORMWARRIOR (Germany) FORSAKEN (Malta) IGNITOR (USA) A ...

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RISE TO ADDICTION Announce New Members

RISE TO ADDICTION, the new the new project featuring former BLAZE members John Slater (guitar), Steve Wray (guitar) and Rob Naylor (bass), have announced the addition of Leigh Oates (vocals) and Aynsley Dickinson (drums) to the group's ranks. "They are currently rehearsing vigorously and are already putting the finishing touches to new material which will ...

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RAVEN, SOLITUDE AETURNUS, RUFFIANS Confirmed For Germany's KEEP IT TRUE V Festival

RAVEN, SOLITUDE AETURNUS, RUFFIANS, INTRUDER, SKULLVIEW, STORMWARRIOR and FORSAKEN are the first bands confirmed for the Keep It True V festival, set to be held November 5 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. A warm-up show, Night of the Blade, will take place on November 4 at the Dittigheim Sporthalle, featuring WOLF, POWERGOD and STRIKELIGHT. Tickets ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION And DRAGONFORCE Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

WITHIN TEMPTATION and DRAGONFORCE have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of Germany's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6 in Wacken. The complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: ACCEPT APOCALYPTICA AXEL RUDI PELL BLOODBATH CANDLEMASS CORVUS CORAX COUNT RAVEN DISSECTION DRAGONFORCE EDGUY ENDHAMMER ...

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SALEM: 'Act Of War' Video Tops Russian Chart

SALEM's video for the track "Act of War" was reportedly selected by the viewers of the Russian TV channel "Music Box" as the top video for the month of January 2005. The video countdown is updated daily and the "Act of War" clip was No. 1 the entire month, according to a posting on the ...

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HANOI ROCKS Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Finnish rock 'n' roll legends HANOI ROCKS have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of Germany's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6 in Wacken. The complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: ACCEPT APOCALYPTICA AXEL RUDI PELL BLOODBATH CANDLEMASS CORVUS CORAX COUNT RAVEN DISSECTION ...

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GRAVE FLOWERS To Release New Album This Month

Long-running Swedish "dark metal" band GRAVE FLOWERS will release their second album, "Incarcerated Sorrows", on March 30 via Firebox Records. Included on the 11-song CD is a cover version of COUNT RAVEN's "Leaving the Warzone", recorded as a tribute to the Swedish doom legends. Cover art was handled by Tuomo Lethonen, who has previously worked ...

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KREATOR Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Veteran German thrashers KREATOR have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of Germany's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6 in Wacken. The complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: ACCEPT APOCALYPTICA AXEL RUDI PELL BLOODBATH CANDLEMASS CORVUS CORAX COUNT RAVEN DISSECTION EDGUY ENDHAMMER EISREGEN ...

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SENTENCED To Play Final German Show At WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Finnish metallers SENTENCED will perform their last-ever show in Germany at the 2005 edition of Germany's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6 in Wacken. A complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: ACCEPT APOCALYPTICA AXEL RUDI PELL BLOODBATH CORVUS CORAX COUNT RAVEN DISSECTION EDGUY ...

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ZYKLON Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

ZYKLON, the Norwegian band featuring former EMPEROR members Samoth (guitar) and Trym (drums), are the latest act to be confirmed for the 2005 edition of Germany's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6 in Wacken. A complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: ACCEPT APOCALYPTICA ...

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Dinner With DEF LEPPARD Drummer Auctioned For Charity

Raven Drum Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by DEF LEPPARD drummer Rick Allen, is offering fans a chance to bid on a pair of passes to have dinner with Allen on March 12, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. Winners will get an informal private dinner with Rick in L.A., including the opportunity to take photos, ...

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MORGANA LEFAY Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish "heavy doom progressive" band MORGANA LEFAY are the latest act to be confirmed for the 2005 edition of Germany's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6 in Wacken. A complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: ACCEPT APOCALYPTICA AXEL RUDI PELL BLOODBATH CORVUS CORAX ...

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SALEM Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

Israeli death metallers SALEM are currently putting the finishing touches on their new CD, "No Strings Attached", scheduled for release in April through a local distributor in Israel, The End Records in North America and Raven Music for the rest of the world. "No Strings Attached" contains 11 songs from the band's past repertoire and ...

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COUNT RAVEN Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish doom legends COUNT RAVEN have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of Germany's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6 in Wacken. A complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: ACCEPT APOCALYPTICA AXEL RUDI PELL BLOODBATH CORVUS CORAX COUNT RAVEN DISSECTION EDGUY ENDHAMMER EISREGEN ...

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