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NIGHTWISH Singer Continuing Work On Material For Solo Album

NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon is currently in Stockholm, Sweden creating songs for her upcoming solo album with Swedish producers Stefan Örn and Johan Glössner. She writes on her official blog, "Today we just did some first recordings on two more songs and its just so we can go home and listen and make changes in ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer ANETTE OLZON Creating Songs For Solo Album

NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon has posted the following message on her official blog: "I am at my hotel room in Stockholm [Sweden] after a day full of creating songs [for my upcoming solo album] in the studio together with [Swedish producers] Stefan [Örn] and Johan [Glössner]. It's been really nice and also fun to sit ...

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STARRING JANET LEIGH: 'Ex You' Video Released

"Ex You", the new video from the Canadian metal outfit STARRING JANET LEIGH, can be viewed below. The shoot went down during the band's performance as part of the Montreal Assault Tour which also featured DESPISED ICON, BENEATH THE MASSACRE, CARNIFEX, BLIND WITNESS and THE LAST FELONY. The live footage captured at the show was ...

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MEGADETH Mainman Talks 'Endgame' With AskMen.com

Shawn Loeffler of AskMen.com recently conducted an interview with MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. AskMen.com: Where does the title [to the new MEGADETH album, "Endgame"] come from? Mustaine: There was a bill that was signed into law by our ex-president, George Bush, and basically it ...

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WARMEN's 'Japanese Hospitality' Lands On Finnish Chart

"Japanese Hospitality", the fourth album from CHILDREN OF BODOM keyboardist Janne Wirman's WARMEN project, has entered the Finnish chart at position No. 36. "Japanese Hospitality" was released via Spinefarm Records. The 10-song effort includes two cover versions — "Separate Ways", originally recorded by JOURNEY, and "Black Cat" by JANET JACKSON, featuring a guest ...

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WARMEN: 'Japanese Hospitality' E-Card Available

CHILDREN OF BODOM keyboardist Janne Wirman will release the fourth album from his WARMEN project, "Japanese Hospitality", on August 24 via Spinefarm Records. The 10-song effort includes two cover versions — "Separate Ways", originally recorded by JOURNEY, and "Black Cat" by JANET JACKSON, featuring a guest appearance by the Finnish pop/rock queen Jonna Kosonen. In ...

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ODIUM: 'At The Bottom' Video Released

"At The Bottom", the new video from Walkerton, Ontario, Canada-based metallers ODIUM, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Chad Archibald of Black Fawn Films at and old abandoned farmhouse in Guelph, Ontario. The track is taken from the group's recently released Year of the Sun debut album of the same name, which ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist JEFF YOUNG To Release AEROSMITH Cover

The first single from former MEGADETH guitarist Jeff Young's debut solo album, "Equilibrium", is a powerful-yet-tender remake of a song from AEROSMITH's 1974 "Get Your Wings" LP, entitled "Seasons of Wither". According to a posting on Young's MySpace page, "Jeff is joined on this stripped-down rendition by one of America's true organic voices, Twinkle Schascle. ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist Collaborates With Former FEMME FATALE, VIXEN Members; Audio Available

Former MEGADETH guitarist Jeff Young has collaborated with ex-FEMME FATALE vocalist Lorraine Lewis and ex-VIXEN drummer Roxy Petrucci on "a little BAD COMPANY-esque/countryfied rocker" entitled "Desperate". The track is currently available for streaming at Jeff's MySpace page. Jeff Young wil release his debut solo album, "Equilibrium", this summer. The CD was mixed by ...

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ODIUM: 'At The Bottom' Video Teaser Available

Walkerton, Ontario-based metallers ODIUM have posted a teaser for their video for the song "At The Bottom". The track is taken from the group's recently released Year of the Sun debut album of the same name, which was produced by Greg Dawson (THE END, MONEEN, STARRING JANET LEIGH). According to a press release, ODIUM's brand ...

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STARRING JANET LEIGH: New Song Posted Online

Toronto, Ontario, Canada's STARRING JANET LEIGH has posted a new song, "Mistress", on the band's MySpace page. The track comes off the group's debut full-length album, "Spectrum", which is scheduled for release on May 12 via Ironclad Recordings (Trevor Phipps of UNEARTH's label). The CD was recorded in June and September 2007 with ...

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KHALO Signs With GLASSTONE RECORDS

Peterborough, U.K.-based six-piece KHALO has inked a deal with Glasstone Records. The band's new mini-album will be released later in the year. Formed in 2006, KHALO's music comes across as aggressive, progressive, epic and positive, with a desire for their audience to take something away from a show, so the lyrics are just as important ...

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WARMEN: Japanese Edition Of New Album To Include ROXETTE Cover

CHILDREN OF BODOM keyboardist Janne Wirman will release the fourth album from his WARMEN project, "Japanese Hospitality", on August 24 via Spinefarm Records. The 10-song effort includes two cover versions — "Separate Ways", originally recorded by JOURNEY, and "Black Cat" by JANET JACKSON, featuring a guest appearance by the Finnish pop/rock queen Jonna Kosonen. In ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Keyboardist Completes Mixing New WARMEN Album

CHILDREN OF BODOM keyboardist Janne Wirman has finished mixing the fourth album from his WARMEN project, due later in the year. One of the new cover songs the band recorded is JANET JACKSON's "Black Cat", featuring a guest appearance by the Finnish pop/rock queen Jonna Kosonen. Other guest singers scheduled to appear on the CD ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist JEFF YOUNG: Solo Album Track Listing Revealed

Former MEGADETH guitarist Jeff Young is scheduled to release his debut solo album, "Equilibrium", this summer. The CD was mixed by Michael Wagener (OZZY OSBOURNE, JANET JACKSON, METALLICA, QUEEN, KING'S X, SKID ROW, EXTREME) and features performances by Los Angeles vocal phenom Debby Holiday (JOHN WAITE, ROD STEWART), Brazilian singer/guitarists Badi Assad and Lenine, Australian ...

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GOD'S REVOLVER Signs With TRANSLATION LOSS RECORDS

Translation Loss Records has announced the signing of Provo, Utah's GOD'S REVOLVER. The group's new full-length album is scheduled for release in early 2010. The bandmembers will be handling the recording duties themselves while mastering will be completed by Super 8 Studios (FIGHT AMP, HIGH ON FIRE, INTRONAUT). GOD'S REVOLVER features singer Reid Rouse, drummer ...

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ODIUM Signs With YEAR OF THE SUN RECORDS

Walkerton, Ontario-based metallers ODIUM have signed with Year of the Sun Records for the release of their debut album. Entitled "At The Botton", the CD was produced by Greg Dawson (THE END, MONEEN) and will surface later this month. Commented ODIUM bassist Dale Burrows: "We're excited to join the Year of the Sun roster and ...

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KAMELOT Drummer Guests On MADOKA Album

KAMELOT drummer Casey Grillo recently played on two tracks for Japanese rock/pop/R&B solo artist Madoka alongside the legendary bassist Bobby Watson (RUFUS, CHAKA KHAN, JANET JACKSON, MICHAEL JACKSON). Commented Casey: "On two of the tracks, I recorded with Mr. Watson and guitar great Michael Thompson. Mr. Thompson has worked with such greats as Quincy Jones, ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist JEFF YOUNG To Release Solo Debut In The Summer

Former MEGADETH guitarist Jeff Young is scheduled to release his debut solo album, "Equilibrium", this summer. The CD was mixed by Michael Wagener (OZZY OSBOURNE, JANET JACKSON, METALLICA, QUEEN, KING'S X, SKID ROW, EXTREME) and features performances by Los Angeles vocal phenom Debby Holiday (JOHN WAITE, ROD STEWART), Brazilian singer/guitarists Badi Assad and Lenine, Australian ...

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STARRING JANET LEIGH Signs With IRONCLAD RECORDINGS

Ironclad Recordings (Trevor Phipps of UNEARTH's label) has announced the signing of STARRING JANET LEIGH. Formed in 2003, the Canadian metal act began with creating music the band found both interesting and challenging with no compromise to musical integrity. Fusing death metal, hardcore, and modern jazz to create a sound that can best be described ...

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More Previously Unreleased MISFITS Demos Posted Online

MISFITS book author and veteran punk drummer Joel Gausten (PIGFACE, THE UNDEAD, ELECTRIC FRANKENSTEIN) has posted previously unreleased rehearsal/demo versions of the MISFITS songs "Nike A Go Go" and "I Turned Into A Martian" at this location. Like Gausten's previously posted released demos for "London Dungeon", "Astro Zombie", "Hatebreeders", "Angelfuck" and "She", the ...

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Former VIXEN Drummer Schedules NAMM Signing Session

Former VIXEN drummer Roxy Petrucci will take part in a signing session at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, which is being held January 15-18 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. She will be at the Zildjian booth on Saturday, January 17 at 3:00 p.m. Important: The NAMM show is ...

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