night-ranger in - News, CD Reviews, DVD Reviews

SYMPHONY X Singer RUSSELL ALLEN And Ex-NIGHTWISH Frontwoman ANETTE OLZON: Listen To 'Worlds Apart' Title Track

Noted progressive metal vocalists Russell Allen (SYMPHONY X, ADRENALINE MOB) and Anette Olzon (THE DARK ELEMENT, ex-NIGHTWISH) will release a collaborative album titled "Worlds Apart" on March 6 via Frontiers Music Srl. The project will be issued under the moniker ALLEN/OLZON. Allen and acclaimed Swedish guitarist, songwriter and producer Magnus Karlsson (PRIMAL FEAR, MAGNUS KARLSSON'S ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Watch DAVE LOMBARDO, GARY HOLT And PHIL DEMMEL Perform SLAYER 'Reign In Blood' Classics At METAL ALLEGIANCE Concert

Former SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo joined Gary Holt (guitar; SLAYER, EXODUS), Phil Demmel (guitar; MACHINE HEAD, VIO-LENCE), Jack Gibson (bass; EXODUS) and Mark Osegueda (vocals; DEATH ANGEL) on stage last night (Thursday, January 16) at the METAL ALLEGIANCE concert at the House Of Blues in Anaheim, Californa to perform three SLAYER "Reign In Blood"-album classics: ...

Read more

Posted in: News

EDDIE VAN HALEN's Iconic 'Frankenstein' Guitar Arrives With Price Tag Everyday Musician Can Afford

EVH has revealed the all-new Striped Series Frankie, refreshed Wolfgang WG Standard models including the all-new Wolfgang WG Standard Exotic Spalted Maple and new colors for the Wolfgang Special. Widely regarded as the most recognizable electric guitar ever, Eddie Van Halen's iconic and revered Frankenstein guitar has arrived with a price tag the everyday musician ...

Read more

Posted in: News

GHOST Jigsaw Puzzles Due In March

U.K.'s Zee Productions will release the classic GHOST album covers as 500-piece jigsaws. "Opus Eponymous", "Infestissumam", "Meliora" and "Prequelle" will be made available on March 13. All puzzles come in a vinyl-box-set-sized box, perfect to fit alongside your vinyl collection. Last April, Zee Productions launched a new range of rock and metal jigsaw puzzles, Rock ...

Read more

Posted in: News

VOLBEAT Announces Spring 2020 U.S. Tour With CLUTCH

Danish/American rock band VOLBEAT has announced 15 U.S. headlining dates as part of its "Rewind, Replay, Rebound" world tour, bringing the trek to cities including Las Vegas, Nashville, Atlanta, Baltimore, and New York. Special guests CLUTCH will be direct support on all dates, with the exception of the May 2 Hershey, Pennsylvania show, which will ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SEBASTIAN BACH: NEIL PEART's 'Music Will Never Die In Our Hearts'

Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach has paid tribute to Neil Peart, who died on Tuesday (January 7) in Santa Monica, California after a three-year battle with glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer. The iconic RUSH drummer was 67 years old. Earlier today (Saturday, January 11), Bach posted a YouTube video of him celebrating ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Watch DAVID LEE ROTH's Entire Second Las Vegas Concert

VAN HALEN frontman David Lee Roth played the second show of his Las Vegas residency on Friday, January 10 at the House of Blues in Las Vegas, Nevada. Backing the 65-year-old singer at the House Of Blues were lead guitarist Al Estrada from the VAN HALEN tribute band ERUPTION, rhythm guitarist Frankie Lindri, bassist Ryan ...

Read more

Posted in: News

PETER CRISS: NEIL PEART 'Was A Hero To All Of Us Drummers'

Original KISS drummer Peter Criss has paid tribute to RUSH's Neil Peart, who passed away on Tuesday (January 7) in Santa Monica, California after a three-year battle with glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer. Criss took to his web site to write: "It is so devastating to say these words... I am so deeply ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Members Of ANTHRAX, HATEBREED, HELLYEAH, IN FLAMES, LAMB OF GOD, SEPULTURA More To Perform At This Year's 'Dimebash'

Additional talent has been announced for "Dimebash" — an all-star jam tribute to "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, the late co-founder and guitarist of PANTERA and DAMAGEPLAN. Set for Thursday, January 16 at The Observatory OC in Santa Ana, California, the one-of-a-kind lineup will feature members of the following bands: ACCEPT ACT OF DEFIANCE ANTHRAX ARMORED SAINT ...

Read more

Posted in: News

MÖTLEY CRÜE's VINCE NEIL Is 'Killing It' While Working With 'Trainers' And 'Nutritionists' In Preparation For 'The Stadium Tour'

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx says that singer Vince Neil is "killing it" while working with "trainers" and "nutritionists" in preparation for the opening night of the band's upcoming "The Stadium Tour" with DEF LEPPARD, POISON and JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS. Asked by a fan on Twitter about Vince's health, Nikki responded: "Vince is ...

Read more

Posted in: News