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The Fullness of Time - REDEMPTION

It's been quite a prog metal ride these past couple of weeks, what with CIRCUS MAXIMUS' "The 1st Chapter" flooring me with out-of-this-world melodies and the second release from REDEMPTION, "The Fullness of Time", reminding me of the enormous talent of main man Nicolas van Dyk. That both albums were released by Sensory says a ...

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ALL TOO HUMAN To Enter Studio In August

Texas-based progressive metallers ALL TOO HUMAN will enter the studio in August to record material for their next two CDs, the first of which is expected to surface in early 2006. A follow-up effort is tentatively due in August 2006. Songtitles set to appear on the upcoming CDs include "Juggernaut", "Cut Me", "Ruffian", and "Insurgent". ...

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MALADAPTIVE Finish Recording New EP

MALADAPTIVE, the new band featuring former HEAVENLY members Frédéric Leclercq (guitar), Pierre-Emmanuel Pélisson (bass) and Maxence Pilo (drums), have finished recording their second EP, entitled "Manic Delusions". Audio samples of the tracks "Be Your Own God", "Steppin' out of the Ashes" and a full-length MP3 download of the song "Manic Delusions" are available in the ...

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SOULFLY Guitarist Slams ILL NINO: 'Enough Of The Lies'

Former ILL NINO and current SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo has hit back at ILL NINO over his assertion that the band use backing tapes during their live performances and that he gave the group's lead singer, Cristian Machado, a "beatdown" after Machado allegedly "talked shit" about Rizzo's current band, SOULFLY, from the stage while on ...

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FATES WARNING Drummer Is 'Very Excited' About New Band

FATES WARNING drummer Mark Zonder has posted the following update on his collaborative project with MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP guitarist/keyboardist Wayne Findlay: "This weekend Gregg Analla [vocals, ex-TRIBE OF GYPSIES] will be coming to San Diego to record with Wayne and I. Everything is going very well and we should have a couple mp3's posted here ...

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QUIET RIOT Artwork Available

In the spring of 1995, a newly reformed QUIET RIOT met with artist Ioannis (DEEP PURPLE, BLUE ÖYSTER CULT, FATES WARNING, BIOHAZARD, UFO, SEPULTURA, DOKKEN, LYNYRD SKYNYRD) and asked him to do a painting and design the CD for their then-upcoming new album, entitled "Down to the Bone". The band wanted to use their longtime ...

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ALICE COOPER Members Record Song For 'Junkfood' Horror Movie

The upcoming horror movie "Scarlet Fry's Junkfood Horrorfest", starring ALICE COOPER's daughter Calico, will feature a song from COOPER guitarist Ryan Roxie called "Psycho Fighter". The song features Roxie on guitar, John Corabi (MÖTLEY CRÜE) on guitar, Chuck Garric (ALICE COOPER) on bass and Tommy Clufetos (ALICE COOPER, ROB ZOMBIE) on drums. As previously reported, ...

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SEVEN WITCHES To Enter Studio In July

SEVEN WITCHES will enter the studio on July 18 to begin recording their sixth album, "Metal Nation". The follow-up to last year's "Year of the Witch" will be the group's first album to feature new singer Alan Tecchio, formerly of HADES and WATCHTOWER. SEVEN WITCHES have yet to announce a new record deal following their ...

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CLASSIC ROCK REVISITED Releases 'New Road Ahead Volume I'

Classic Rock Revisited, in association with Cowtown Digital, LLC, has released an all-digital download compilation of 11 songs by 10 classic rock superstars available as an iTunes exclusive beginning June 21, 2005. Comented Classic Rock Revisited editor Jeb Wright: "This is an exciting project that culminates all genres of classic rock music together under one ...

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WASTEFALL Begin Demoing New Material

According to a post at RashRock.com, Greek prog-metallers WASTEFALL have entered the studio to record demos for the follow-up to 2004's critically acclaimed "Soulrain 21" album. The band are currently seeking a label to release their third album following the expiration of their two-album contract with Sleaszy Rider. WASTEFALL have previously shared the ...

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MARSHALL LAW Finish Tracking Drums For New Album

Long-running Birmingham, England-based heavy metal band MARSHALL LAW have finished tracking the drums for their new album, "Axis of Power", tentatively due later in the year. "Bass and guitars and vocals will be completed in th next four weeks," stated vocalist Andy Pyke. "We have had a lot of technical problems however I think we ...

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MARSHALL LAW Announce One-Off Gig

Long-running Birmingham, England-based heavy metal band MARSHALL LAW will play at the Victoria in Swindon, England on July 8. Support at the show will come from IRON HEARSE. Admission is £6. MARSHALL LAW are continuing to lay down tracks for their new album, "Axis of Power", tentatively due later in the year. The upcoming CD ...

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Services For Former HEATHEN Bassist To Be Held Early Next Week

A public memorial service for former HEATHEN bassist Michael "Yaz" Wayne Jastremski will be held on Monday, May 30 at: Chapel of the Valley 20359 Lake Cabot Road Castro Valley, CA 94546 510-581-0900 Schedule and events: Monday, May 30: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Open walking in viewing, pay final respects, tribute (from pub owner ...

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Former HEATHEN Bassist Died Trying To 'Get Clean'

San Francisco Bay Area metallers HEATHEN have issued an official statement regarding the tragic passing of their former bassist Mike "Yaz" Jastremski. The statement reads as follows: "We are numb and deeply saddened by the death of our brother Mike 'Yaz' Jastremski, who passed on May 23, 2005 [at the age of 42] of a ...

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MALADAPTIVE: Demo CD Mixed By JOEY VERA

MALADAPTIVE, the new band featuring former HEAVENLY members Frédéric Leclercq (guitar), Pierre-Emmanuel Pélisson (bass) and Maxence Pilo (drums), have just released their first demo CD featuring four songs mixed by Joey Vera (ANTHRAX, FATES WARNING, ARMORED SAINT). The band, who describe their sound as "intricate thrash guitar riffs, strong and intense drums and bass playing, ...

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HEATHEN: 'We Are Stunned By Passing Of Our Metal Brother'

San Francisco Bay Area metallers HEATHEN have issued a short statement regarding the passing of their former bassist Mike "Yaz" Jastremski. The statement reads as follows: "We are truly stunned by the news of the passing of our metal brother Mike 'Yaz' Jastremski. He passed on this morning [May 23]. We will all miss him ...

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Former HEATHEN Bassist MIKE 'YAZ' JASTREMSKI Passes Away

Former HEATHEN bassist Mike "Yaz" Jastremski passed away this morning (May 23). No further information is currently available. Jastremski performed on HEATHEN's classic 1987 debut "Breaking the Silence" before leaving the group a short time later to form PIGS. He eventually rejoined HEATHEN in time for their appearance at the August 2001 Thrash of the ...

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