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KILGORE Reunion Scheduled For This Month

1990s Providence metal band KILGORE (a.k.a. KILGORE SMUDGE) will reunite with original members Jay Berndt, Brian McKenzie, Bill Southerland, and Jason "Smitty" Smith on May 19 at Jake's Bar in Providence, RI. The show is a benefit called "Fight to Remember" and all proceeds will go to the Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and ...

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ARMY OF ANYONE Drummer To Play On GOADED Album

Former DIO/WWIII guitarist Tracy G has issued the following update: "I've written many songs for the GOADED project; so far there's seven with vocals with six more in the works... I'm very happy with Jason's [Witte] vocals and vibe... Ray Luzier [ex-DAVID LEE ROTH] will be doing the drum tracks while he's got some time ...

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RAGE: Photos From Moscow Concert Posted Online

Russia's Darkside e-zine has uploaded a number of photos of German power metallers RAGE performing last night (Friday, April 27) in Moscow with the the Belarus symphonic orchestra (Lingua Mortis Orchestra). Check out the pictures at this location. RAGE's setlist for the performance was as follows: 01. Overture 02. From The Cradle To ...

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MANNTIS Joined By Ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION Drummer

Vocalist Jake Sirokman of the Southern California quintet MANNTIS has issued the following update: "We would like to take the opportunity to welcome drummer, Gus Rios (ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION, DIVINE EMPIRE), to the MANNTIS lineup! Gus hails from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. With over ten years touring, recording and producing experience in the industry, Gus is sure ...

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Year Zero - NINE INCH NAILS

An extreme right-wing theocratic dictatorship has taken over the U.S. and is waging war against the Middle East, while trying to keep the populace drugged by poisoning its drinking water. The environment and society is collapsing, civil liberties are no more, and Christian military police raid people's private homes and ban "subversive" entertainment at will. ...

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A New Disease is Born - NIGHTRAGE

I found it rather interesting that NIGHTRAGE would make the jump from Century Media to Lifeforce concurrent with a change in style that has more in common with the modern Swedecore acts on the latter label's roster. We are not talking in relative terms here either, as "A New Disease is Born" has far more ...

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FIREWIND To Be Joined By Original Singer At PROGPOWER USA

Guitarist Gus G. of the Greek metallers FIREWIND has issued the following update: "Those who have followed FIREWIND's career since the early days know that our first singer was Stephen Fredrick. I actually never met him during recording or writing sessions and we never did any live shows with him. Yet our first two albums ...

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Former DIO Guitarist Announces New Singer For GOADED

Former DIO/WWIII guitarist Tracy G has recruited vocalist Jason Witte for the revamped version of his band GOADED. Commented Tracy: "We are writing songs. The first three songs came out REALLY cool." As previously reported, Tracy's band THE TRACY G GROUP is working on new tunes will soon announce new live shows. THE TRACY G ...

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FIREWIND Announces U.S. Tour

This fall, FIREWIND pledges their allegiance to their U.S. fans by scheduling their first ever trip stateside. This Greek metal powerhouse is set to kick things off on September 19 by performing alongside EPICA and VISIONS OF ATLANTIS, which will be immediately followed by a week-long headlining run leading them into a limited number of ...

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ROB ROCK: New Album Title Revealed

Powerhouse heavy metal vocalist ROB ROCK (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) has set "Garden of Chaos" as the title of his new album, due later this year via AFM Records (Europe) and JVC/Victor Entertainment (Asia). The CD, which is currently being mixed in Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen (RAUNCHY, INVOCATOR), once again features songwriting collaborations between Rob ...

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Incinerate - DEW-SCENTED

You can almost always count on the Germans to create high value thrash and DEW-SCENTED are about as reliable as it gets. You can argue that the band essentially creates the same album over and over again (an exaggeration, yet not totally inaccurate), but if it ain't broke, don't fix it, right? "Incinerate" is no ...

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ARCH ENEMY Guitarist Schedules Appearances At FRANKFURT MUSIK MESSE

ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott has scheduled a signing sessions at the Frankfurt Musik Messe in Germany, Europe's largest international trade fair for musical instruments, music software and computer hardware, sheet music and accessories. Amott comments: "It's going to be a blast coming down to Germany for the weekend, check out gear, meet fans and ...

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ZYKLON To Team Up With BLOOD TSUNAMI For U.K. Tour

ZYKLON, the Norwegian band featuring EMPEROR members Samoth (guitar) and Trym (drums), will team up with BLOOD TSUNAMI (the Oslo, Norway-based thrash metal band featuring drummer Bård G. Eithun, a.k.a. Faust; SCUM, ABORYM, ex-EMPEROR) and DEAD BEYOND BURIED for a U.K. tour in May. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 08 - London Underworld May ...

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PAUL STANLEY Unmasked

Nine's "Today" entertainment correspondent Richard Wilkins caught up with KISS frontman Paul Stanley to talk about his upcoming Australian tour, taking the "Rock Star: Supernova" house band to back him, his love for Australia, and his family. Watch the segment, which originally aired yesterday (Tuesday, March 7), at MSN.com. As previously reported, Wentworth ...

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MANNTIS Completing Work On New Demo

Vocalist Jake Sirokman of the Southern California quintet MANNTIS has issued the following update: "We are locking down new material and polishing up a three-song demo that should be done sometime next week. Other then this we are playing some local shows and trying the new jams out live. We plan on hitting the West ...

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FIREWIND Guitarist Issues Post-European Tour Update

Greek melodic metal outfit FIREWIND has just completed a European tour with ANGRA and POWER QUEST. Commented guitarist Gus G.: "The tour with ANGRA and POWER QUEST has been another fantastic experience! The French leg was amazing and we were stunned by how many FIREWIND fans showed up at all gigs. The Spanish and Portuguese ...

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