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SAXON: 'Heavy Metal Thunder - The Movie' Nearing Completion

U.K.'s Coolhead Productions is putting the finishing touches on a new documentary about the legendary British heavy metal band SAXON called "Heavy Metal Thunder - The Movie". The film, which is expected to be released in November, celebrates the group's 30th anniversary. Produced by the makers of the critically acclaimed "Ian Gillan: Highway Star" (Universal, ...

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MANIAC, ANDREW LILES And CZRAL Team Up To Release Album

Former MAYHEM frontman Maniac (also of SKITLIV, SEHNUCHT, BOMBEROS) has teamed up with Andrew Liles (CURRENT 93, NURSE WITH WOUND, SEHNSUCHT) and Czral (VIRUS, VED BUENS ENDE, AURA NOIR, DØDHEIMSGARD) to release an album that he and Czral began working on in 1996. The 14-track LP will have the title "Det Skjedde Noe Når Du ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Interviewed At Germany's ROCK AM BACH Festival

Bunch TV conducted an interview with drummer Mikkey Dee and guitarist Phil Campbell of MOTÖRHEAD when the band played the Rock Am Bach festival, which was held July 10-11, 2009 at the Zeltpalast in Merzig, Germany. Watch the chat below. "Motörizer", the latest album from MOTÖRHEAD, sold a little more than 6,400 copies in the ...

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ARJEN LUCASSEN's GUILT MACHINE: Another Audio Sample Released

AYREON mastermind Arjen Lucassen's new project, GUILT MACHINE, will release its debut album, titled "On This Perfect Day", via Mascot Records on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland: August 28 Rest of Europe: August 31 North America: September 29 The artwork was created by Christophe Dessaigne, a talented new artist whom Arjen discovered (quite by ...

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ARJEN LUCASSEN's GUILT MACHINE: First Audio Sample Released

AYREON mastermind Arjen Lucassen's new project, GUILT MACHINE, will release its debut album, titled "On This Perfect Day", via Mascot Records on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland: August 28 Rest of Europe: August 31 North America: September 29 The artwork was created by Christophe Dessaigne, a talented new artist whom Arjen discovered (quite by ...

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ANDREW LILES Joins MANIAC's SEHNSUCHT

Andrew Liles (NURSE WITH WOUND, THE VORTEX VAULT, CURRENT 93), one of the world's most respected experimental musicians, is collaborating with Maniac (SKITLIV, BOMBEROS, ex-MAYHEM), one of the icons of black metal, to on SEHNSUCHT, the ambient/noise project launched by the vocalist following his departure from MAYHEM. Originally a three-piece — comprising Maniac's fiancée, GALLHAMMER's ...

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CRUCIFIED BARBARA: Online Tour Diary Updated

Swedish all-female rock/metal band CRUCIFIED BARBARA has updated its online tour diary with photos and behind-the-scenes details of the group's recent trip to Bilbao, Spain to perform at the Kobetasonik festival. CRUCIFIED BARBARA's second full-length album, "Til Death Do Us Party", was released in February. The CD was produced by Mats Levén (THERION, ...

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GIRLSCHOOL Launches 'Girlschool TV'

Veteran British all-female hard rock band GIRLSCHOOL has launched "Girlschool TV", an embeddable player streaming the band's videos 24/7. Check it out below. GIRLSCHOOL's 30th-anniversary album, "Legacy", was released in Europe on November 3 and one day later in North America via Wacken Records/SPV. "Legacy" features a plethora of special guests, including Tony Iommi (BLACK ...

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BRET MICHAELS: Fort Campbell Concert Cancellation Explained

POISON singer Bret Michaels' web site has been updated with the following message: "Unfortunately, due to severe thunderstorms and inclement weather, the commanding officer/event coordinator Lynette Foster and promoter Rick Johnson mutually agreed, to cancel [Sunday night's, May 24] performance at the Ft. Campbell Army Base [in Fort Campbell, Kentucky] due to risk of injury ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Interviewed In Colombia; Video Available

Colombia's Shock.com.co has uploaded a short interview with MOTÖRHEAD members Mikkey Dee and Phil Campbell conducted before the band's April 21, 2009 concert at Coliseo Cubierto El Campín in Bogota. Watch the two-minute clip below. As previously reported, MOTÖRHEAD mainman Lemmy was scheduled to join The Fuel Girls for the first few days of the ...

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I BUILT THE CROSS: Album Title Announced

Nevada-based technical death metal band I BUILT THE CROSS has set "Bridging The Gap Between Heart And Mind" as the title of its debut album, due this spring via Open Grave Records. The CD's cover art was designed by Fernando Catipillán. In other news, I BUILT THE CROSS has announced the addition of three new ...

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LAMB OF GOD: Footage From Montreal Signing Session Posted Online

MetalUniverse.net has uploaded a six-minute video clip containing footage from LAMB OF GOD's April 17, 2009 signing session at the HMV Megastore in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Watch it below. LAMB OF GOD guitarist Mark Morton and bassist John Campbell will take part in special meet-and-greet appearances during their headlining run on the No Fear Music ...

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CRUCIFIED BARBARA: 'Nyhetsmorgon' Performance, Interview Available

Swedish all-female rock/metal band CRUCIFIED BARBARA was the featured musical guest on the March 5, 2009 edition of the "Nyhetsmorgon" program on Sweden's TV4. The band performed two songs and took part in an interview. Watch footage of their appearance below. CRUCIFIED BARBARA's second full-length album, "Til Death Do Us Party", was released in February. ...

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DEF LEPPARD: Deluxe Editions Of 'Pyromania', 'Adrenalize' In The Works

According to the official blog of legendary rock photographer Ross Halfin, DEF LEPPARD's "Pyromania" (1983) and "Adrenalize" (1992) albums will be reissued as deluxe editions. Halfin writes in his February 22, 2009 blog entry, "Spoke to Joe Elliott [DEF LEPPARD singer] about work as there are deluxe editions of 'Pyromania' and 'Adrenalize' coming out and ...

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