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JEFF KOLLMAN Collaborates With Ex-GRIM REAPER Singer On SUPERBOWL Commercial

Acclaimed L.A.-based guitarist/songwriter/producer Jeff Kollman (GLENN HUGHES, COSMOSQUAD, MOGG/WAY) and writing/production partner Jono Brown have landed a Superbowl commercial for Garmin GSP navigation systems. The 30-second spot, which is set to air just before Superbowl half-time this Sunday, was recorded and mixed in Los Angeles and London, England and also features legendary U.K. metal vocalist ...

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It's Official: DAVID LEE ROTH Rejoins VAN HALEN

David Lee Roth has officially returned as the singer for VAN HALEN and will join the rest of the band on a North American tour this summer. The 40-date trek will mark the first time since 1984 that original VH frontman Roth will perform with Eddie and Alex Van Halen along with new bassist, Wolfgang ...

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REDEMPTION Members Guest On New ELDRITCH CD

REDEMPTION members Nicolas van Dyk and Ray Alder (also of FATES WARNING) have recorded guest appearances on the new album from the Italian progressive-aggressive metal band ELDRITCH, entitled "Blackenday". "Ray contributes some guest vocals and I contribute a guitar solo to a track from 'Blackenday'," says Nicolas. He adds, "For those who don't know them, ...

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VAN HALEN: 'Best Of (1978-1984)' Release Date, Track Listing Revealed

BLABBERMOUTH.NET can reveal that Rhino Records has set a March 13 release date for VAN HALEN's "Best Of (1978-1984)", the first single-disc compilation exclusively spotlighting 1978-1984, the group's original David Lee Roth era. The album, which coincides with VAN HALEN's March 2007 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, contains over an hour ...

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RUSH: 'Classical Tribute' Due In April

Vitamin Records has set an April 3 release date for "Through the Prism: The Classical Tribute to Rush". The official press release reads as follows: "What can be said about RUSH that hasn't been said already? They have won more praise and awards for their work than can be catalogued here. One of the top-selling ...

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ADRENALINE FACTOR Signs With PERRIS RECORDS

Perris Records has announced the signing of ADRENALINE FACTOR. The group's self-titled debut is tentatively scheduled for release on February 12. After kicking Austin's ass for many years with the likes of DANGEROUS TOYS and BROKEN TEETH, axeman Paul Lidel has teamed up with BIG BALLS' vivacious frontman Lee Scott to threaten the world with ...

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REDEMPTION: 'The Origins Of Ruin' Release Date Announced

REDEMPTION, the Los Angeles-based progressive metal band led by guitarist/keyboardist/songwriter Nicolas van Dyk and featuring vocal legend Ray Alder of FATES WARNING, will release its third CD, "The Origins of Ruin", on April 3 via Inside Out Music. Injecting traditional progressive metal with an uncommon degree of heaviness and melody, REDEMPTION's new CD follows up ...

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REDEMPTION To Headline Holland's HEADWAY Festival

REDEMPTION, the Los Angeles-based progressive metal band led by guitarist/keyboardist/songwriter Nicolas van Dyk and featuring vocal legend Ray Alder of FATES WARNING, has been confirmed as the headliner of the Headway progressive rock and metal festival, which will celebrate its fifth anniversary in 2007. The festival will be held over two days — April 7 ...

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Ex-FATES WARNING Drummer's SLAVIOR: Los Angeles Showcase Gigs Announced

SLAVIOR, the new band featuring former FATES WARNING/WARLORD drummer Mark Zonder, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP guitarist/keyboardist Wayne Findlay and ex-TRIBE OF GYPSIES singer Gregg Analla, will play two showcases in Los Angeles in preparation for the release of their debut, self-titled CD, coming in April on Inside Out Music. Both shows will take place on the ...

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WOLF Confirmed For Germany's HEADBANGERS OPEN AIR Festival

Sweden's WOLF has been confirmed for the the 2007 edition of the Headbangers Open Air festival, set to take place July 12-14 in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AVENGER BEYOND FALLEN THE BLACK BULLET HALLOWEEN HOLLOW GROUND KAOS KILLINGSWORTH KNIGHT ERRANT MARSHALL LAW MOONSORROW PARAGON RAGE RAVEN ...

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DEADLY BLESSING: Demo Track Featuring New Singer Posted Online

New Jersey-based metallers DEADLY BLESSING have announced the addition of singer Stephen Childs to the group's ranks. "Having meetings, and jamming with Stephen over the past month, the members of DEADLY BLESSING and Stephen have bonded with a new chemistry that seems to be a perfect fit with the new songs that the band is ...

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SLAVIOR: Another New Song Posted Online

SLAVIOR, the new band featuring former FATES WARNING/WARLORD drummer Mark Zonder, has posted a new track, entitled "Red Road" on its MySpace page. The song comes off the group's upcoming self-titled debut album, due later in the year via Inside Out Music. A versatile, melodic hard rock/metal act, SLAVIOR's debut album features elements ...

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MARSHALL LAW Confirmed For Germany's HEADBANGERS OPEN AIR Festival

Long-running U.K. metallers MARSHALL LAW have been confirmed for the the 2007 edition of the Headbangers Open Air festival, set to take place July 12-14, 2007 in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AVENGER BEYOND FALLEN THE BLACK BULLET HALLOWEEN HOLLOW GROUND KAOS KILLINGSWORTH KNIGHT ERRANT MARSHALL LAW ...

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DAYSEND: New Song Posted Online

Sydney, Australia-based metallers DAYSEND have posted a new song, entitled "Warning", on their MySpace page. The track comes off the group's upcoming sophomore album, due later in the year. The follow-up to 2003's "Severance", was produced by dw Norton at Backbeach Recording Studios in Victoria, Australia and marks the band's first release with ...

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Original FATES WARNING Drummer Returns With ENEMY REMAINS

ENEMY REMAINS, the new Newington, Connecticut-based band featuring original FATES WARNING drummer Steve Zimmerman, has completed work on a four-song demo at HG Recording studio in Deltona, Florida. The group reportedly spent a week living at the studio to write and arrange the tracks on this demo. Check out the songs "Live for Today", "Breathe ...

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DC4: Studio Update

Los Angeles-based hard rock band DC4, featuring former DIO guitarist Rowan Robertson alongside brothers Jeff Duncan (ARMORED SAINT, ODIN) on lead vocals and guitar, Shawn Duncan (ODIN, BIRD OF PREY) on drums, and Matt Duncan on bass, has finished recording the follow-up to 2002's "Volume One" and the early results are positive. Shawn reports that ...

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JOEY VERA Finishing Up Mix On New DC4 Album

Bassist Joey Vera (ARMORED SAINT, FATES WARNING) has issued the following update: "I'm finishing up the mix on the new DC4 record. My buddy and ARMORED SAINT axeman Jeff Duncan along with his two brothers Shawn and Matt, have teamed up with guitarist Rowan Robertson (DIO) to make their follow up to DC4's 'Volume 1'. ...

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REDEMPTION: 'The Origins Of Ruin' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

REDEMPTION, the Los Angeles-based progressive metal band led by guitarist / keyboardist / songwriter Nicolas van Dyk and featuring vocal legend Ray Alder of FATES WARNING, has revealed the artwork and track listing for its third CD, "The Origins of Ruin", tentatively due in March/April 2007 via Inside Out Music. Injecting traditional progressive metal with ...

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REDEMPTION Signs Worldwide Deal With INSIDE OUT MUSIC

REDEMPTION, the Los Angeles-based progressive metal band led by guitarist / keyboardist / songwriter Nicolas van Dyk and featuring vocal legend Ray Alder of FATES WARNING, has signed a worldwide multi-album deal with Inside Out Music. The first title released under this agreement will be the band's third release, "The Origins of Ruin", tentatively slated ...

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HALLOWEEN Confirmed For Germany's HEADBANGERS OPEN AIR Festival

Detroit-based metallers HALLOWEEN have been confirmed for the the 2007 edition of the Headbangers Open Air festival, set to take place July 12-14, 2007 in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AVENGER BEYOND FALLEN THE BLACK BULLET HALLOWEEN HOLLOW GROUND KAOS KILLINGSWORTH KNIGHT ERRANT MOONSORROW PARAGON RAGE RAVEN BLACK NIGHT SINNER ...

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SLAVIOR Seeks Guitar Player

Drummer Mark Zonder (ex-FATES WARNING, WARLORD) of SLAVIOR has issued the following update: "SLAVIOR is starting to gear up for some live dates that will start at the end of January 2007. We are currently seeking a guitar player who plays a seven-string and sings a bit. A local San Diego bass player, Kevin Freeby, ...

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The Last of My Kind - CRESCENT SHIELD

We need more discs like CRESCENT SHIELD's "The Last of My Kind" to remind us of the classic metal sound of old and just how refreshing it can be in this metalcore-saturated world. The Los Angels band, featuring ex-DESTINY'S END guitarist Daniel DeLucie and ex-ONWARD vocalist Michael Grant, unleashes 50 minutes of riffs, solos, galloping ...

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