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MERCYFUL FATE's HERMANN, DENNER To Guest On EIDOLON CD

MEGADETH guitarist Glen Drover has issued the following update on his EIDOLON project (which also features Glen's brother/MEGADETH drummer Shawn): "Sorry it has been so long, but as most of you know, Shawn and I have been on tour most of the summer with MEGADETH, and what a tour it was!!!! "Where are we with ...

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DIAMOND HEAD Sign With CARGO RECORDS

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD have inked a deal with Cargo Records. The label will be releasing the group's long-awaited new CD, "All Will Be Revealed", on October 31. Anybody who missed out on one of the pre-release copies will now be able to buy this commercially available version from ...

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THE BERZERKER Complete Work On 'World Of Lies'

Australian industrial death metal phenomenon THE BERZERKER have completed work on their third album for Earache Records, entitled "World of Lies". Commented the band's mainman Luke Kenny: "I am amazingly happy with the new material. It is definitely the best album I have been involved with. The song structures are solid, memorable and brutal. The ...

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DEEP PURPLE Guitarist To Appear On PINK FLOYD Tribute

DEEP PURPLE guitarist Steve Morse appears on a tribute to PINK FLOYD's "The Wall", called "Back Against the Wall". Former YES member Billy Sherwood produced the tribute, which also features Chris Squire, Rick Wakeman, Steve Howe, and Alan White from YES, Robby Krieger from THE DOORS, Ian Anderson from JETHRO TULL, Tommy Shaw from STYX, ...

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DIAMOND HEAD: 'Record Deal Is Imminent'

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD have posted the following message on their official web site: "All of the tour edition copies of [the new album] 'All Will Be Revealed' have now sold out. The good news is that a record deal is imminent that will see a full commercial release ...

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SATELLITE PARTY: PERRY FARRELL's New Band Play First-Ever Show

According to MTV.com, fans packed West Hollywood's Key Club to capacity Monday night (July 18) to see Perry Farrell's (ex-JANE'S ADDICTION) new band, SATELLITE PARTY — which also includes NO DOUBT bassist Tony Kanal and ex-EXTREME guitarist Nuno Bettencourt — play their first-ever live show. Cheering on the band was Kanal's NO DOUBT bandmates Adrian ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Schedule Headlining Show In Seoul, Korea

POWERMAN 5000 have confirmed a headlining show at Rolling Hall in Seoul, Korea on August 4. As previously reported, the band will also perform at the fifth annual Busan Rock Festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2005 in Busan, South Korea. Also scheduled to appear at the festival are former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman ...

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RUNNING WILD: Tribute Album Delayed (Again)

Remedy Records has pushed back the release date of the the new tribute album to RUNNING WILD, entitled "The Revivalry - A Tribute To Running Wild", to August 22 from the previously announced July 25. No reason ws given for the delay. However, you can order the limited-edition two-CD set exclusively from Remedy Records beginning ...

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THE BERZERKER: New Album Nearing Completion

Australian industrial death metal phenomenon THE BERZERKER are hard at work on their third album, tentatively titled "World of Lies", due later in the year via Earache Records. The band's mainman Luke Kenny has issued the following update on the album's recording process: "The third BERZERKER album, titled 'World of Lies', is nearing completion. All ...

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BRET MICHAELS Attracts Added Attention For Film Role

Actor and producer Rikki Lee Travolta of the famous entertainment family was a key focal point in the VIP section of singer Bret Michaels' concert performance at famed Joe's Bar in Chicago on Saturday, June 25. Travolta previously appeared at Michaels' November Chicago concert date while scouting the singer for a potential role in the ...

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Former CARCASS Frontman Rejects Reunion Rumors

Former CARCASS frontman Jeff Walker has contacted BLABBERMOUTH.NET to refute a rumor that the much-missed Liverpool, U.K.-based gore-grind pioneers may be reuniting for a possible tour. A June 22, 2005 posting on the Earache Records-affiliated web site www.metaltracks.com indicated that Walker, along with former CARCASS guitarist Bill Steer and ex-AT THE GATES drummer ...

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CARCASS, AT THE GATES To Reunite?

According to a posting on the Earache Records-affiliated web site www.metaltracks.com, Jeff Walker and Bill Steer of Liverpool gore grind superstars CARCASS, along with Adrian Erlandsson (CRADLE OF FILTH), formerly of Swedish melodic death metal masters AT THE GATES, hinted at the recent Metal Hammer Awards in London that the two bands are ...

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IRON MAIDEN: 'The Essential' Two-Disc Compilation Due In July

Legendary metal band IRON MAIDEN will release the career-spanning, two-CD compilation "The Essential Iron Maiden" through Sanctuary Records on July 12, 2005. "The Essential Iron Maiden" features some of the greatest heavy metal music ever recorded. IRON MAIDEN have had huge worldwide impact these past 25 years thanks to all-time classic albums like "Iron Maiden", ...

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DRAGONFORCE Announce U.K. Headlining Tour

London-based "extreme power metal" band DRAGONFORCE have announced the details of their headlining U.K. tour, set to take place in September 2005. In contrast to their summer schedule, which sees the band playing several of mainland Europe's largest festivals, as well as a batch of stadium shows as special guests of IRON MAIDEN, the tour ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Tap MUDROCK To Mix New Album

POWERMAN 5000 recently spent time at Mad Oak Studios in Boston, Massachusetts completing the recording sessions for their new album, due later this year on frontman Spider One's Megatronic Records. Joining Spider One, drummer Adrian Ost, and bassist Siggy Siursen on tour and on the forthcoming album are guitarists Terry Corso (formerly with ALIEN ANT ...

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Tribute To RUNNING WILD: Track Listing Modified

The artwork by Kris Verwimp for the upcoming "Tribute To Running Wild" album, tentatively scheduled to be released in June via Remedy Records, is almost finished. The album will be released as a limited-edition two-CD set for the price of a normal CD and again the track listing has been slightly modified. The new (but ...

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TERROR: Pre-AT THE GATES, DISSECTION Project Available For Download

CRADLE OF FILTH drummer Adrian Erlandsson (ex-AT THE GATES, THE HAUNTED) has uploaded a rare 1994 demo recording from TERROR, a short-lived studio project featuring Erlandsson, Anders Björler (guitar; THE HAUNTED, ex-AT THE GATES), Jonas Björler (bass; THE HAUNTED, ex-AT THE GATES) and Jon Nödtveit (vocals; DISSECTION). The three-song demo was recorded at Studio Fredman ...

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POWERMAN 5000: New Album Update

POWERMAN 5000 are in the middle of a U.S. tour aimed at getting fans ready for a new as-yet-untitled album, which will be completed at Mad Oak Studios in frontman Spider One's hometown of Boston, MA during a brief hiatus from the tour after their April 17 show in Revere, MA. A majority of the ...

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