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Former ACCEPT Members UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER And PETER BALTES Cover AC/DC's 'Shoot To Thrill' With HOWLING GIANT

Nashville trio HOWLING GIANT, which features in its ranks bassist/vocalist Sebastian Baltes, son of former ACCEPT bassist Peter Baltes, has teamed up with Peter and fellow former ACCEPT member Udo Dirkschneider (vocals) to record a particularly heavy cover version of AC/DC's "Shoot To Thrill", to be included on the upcoming Magnetic Eye Records "Redux" series ...

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BLACK OAK ARKANSAS Guitarist RICKIE LEE REYNOLDS Dead At 72

According to TMZ, Rickie Lee Reynolds, the longtime guitarist for BLACK OAK ARKANSAS, the southern hillbilly psycho-boogie band with over 50 years of history, has died. He was 72 years old. Reynolds passed away Sunday morning (September 5) in a hospital, where he was battling long-term health complications. BLACK OAK ARKANSAS ...

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RHINO BUCKET To Release 'The Last Real Rock 'N' Roll' Album In April

"We never did a ballad. Never will," states RHINO BUCKET singer/rhythm guitarist Georg Dolivo. And the dozen songs on RHINO BUCKET's aptly titled seventh studio album bear witness to his statement: The dirty dozen tunes on "The Last Real Rock 'N' Roll" are no-holds-barred rockers boasting irresistible sing-along choruses, stellar solos, and gut-roiling rhythm section, ...

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Ten Years of Pussy - NASHVILLE PUSSY

Though they've been around longer than a decade, grit rockers NASHVILLE PUSSY get the royal rub from their current label, SPV/Steamhammer with a two-disc mini-retrospective, "Ten Years of Pussy". This anthology contains sixteen tunes on the main program and a six track bonus disc from a live performance in Nottingham. The main track selection here ...

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SUPERSUCKERS: 'Pushin' Thru' Video Released

"Pushin' Thru", the new video from SUPERSUCKERS, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Get The Hell", which will be released in Europe on January 27, 2014 (three days earlier in Germany) via Steamhammer/SPV. The effort will be made available as a digipak CD or a limited-edition LP with ...

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SUPERSUCKERS Sign With STEAMHAMMER/SPV

SUPERSUCKERS have inked a deal with Steamhammer/SPV. The band's new album, "Get The Hell", will be released in Europe on January 27, 2014 (three days earlier in Germany). The effort will be made available as a digipak CD or a limited-edition LP with one vinyl-only bonus track and CD version of the album. Commented SUPERSUCKERS' ...

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THE KONSORTIUM Debut Lands On Norwegian Chart

The self-titled debut album from Norway's THE KONSORTIUM has entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 96. The effort was made available via Agonia Records as a limited heavy vinyl, digipack CD and a limited fan metal pack CD. "The Konsortium" was recorded over a one-year period at SOS Studio ...

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THE KONSORTIUM: New Song Available For Streaming

"Lik Ulven", a brand new song from Norway's THE KONSORTIUM, is available for streaming below. The track comes off the band's self-titled debut album, which is scheduled for release on June 24 via Agonia Records. The effort will be available as a limited heavy vinyl, digipack CD and a limited fan metal pack CD. "The ...

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NASHVILLE PUSSY Bassist Forced To Leave Tour

NASHVILLE PUSSY bassist Karen Cuda has been forced to leave the band's current tour due to a "family emergency." The group states, "She bravely played a brilliant show in Toronto and hopped on a plane to be with her family the next day. Karen will rejoin the tour at some point but for the moment ...

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THIN LIZZY's New Lineup Officially Announced

THIN LIZZY is one of rock music's most recognizable names. The fiery Dublin band exploded onto the scene with a fresh sound, look and attitude. Led by the incomparable Phil Lynott, the band reached many peaks and influenced generations of musicians with classic tracks such as "Jailbreak", "The Boys Are Back In Town", "Still In ...

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OPETH Confirmed For Holland's PAASPOP Festival

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Paaspop festival, set to take place April 3-4, 2010 in Schijndel, The Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ACDA EN DE MUNNIK ARCH ENEMY BOB WAYNE & THE .357 STRING BAN BONAPARTE DAVE CLARKE DI-RECT ENTOMBED EROL ALKAN HANS ...

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VALIENT THORR: 'Tomorrow Police' Video Released

"Tomorrow Police", the new video from Chapel Hill, North Carolina rockers VALIENT THORR, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Mike Aho, and incorporates live action and the animated artwork of Tyler Wolf, a.k.a. VALIENT THORR bassist Nitewolf. The "Tomorrow Police" video is described in a press relase as "a disturbing vision of ...

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SOILENT GREEN, CROWBAR, EYEHATEGOD Featured On 'Housecore' Compilation

SOILENT GREEN, CROWBAR, EYEHATEGOD and CHRIST INVERSION are among the artists who appear on "Housecore Records Compilation, Vol. 1", which — as the title suggests — will be released through DOWN/ex-PANTERA singer Philip Anselmo's record label Housecore Records. Due on September 1, the collection — which will apparently be made available as a two-disc set ...

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2009 Joey Ramone Birthday Bash Details Unveiled

Celebrating what would have been the 58th birthday of punk icon Joey Ramone, the annual Joey Ramone Birthday Bash will take place Tuesday, May 19 at The Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza. Mickey Leigh, event organizer and brother of Joey Ramone, has announced that, as part of the ninth annual Bash, fans will be ...

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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Pulls Out Of Atlanta's SOCO MUSIC EXPERIENCE

"Due to circumstances beyond [the band's] control," QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE has cancelled its previously announced appearance as the headliner for the SoCo Music Experience in Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta on Saturday, May 17. Replacing QUEENS on the bill is AGAINST ME! Also slated to appear are GHOSTLAND OBSERVATORY, SUPERSUCKERS, RYAN SHAW and ...

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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE To Headline SoCo Music Experience

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE will headline the SoCo Music Experience festival, scheduled for May 17 at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta. The event, sponsored by Southern Comfort and free to anyone over 21, will also feature the SUPERSUCKERS, RYAN SHAW and others. Additional SoCo festivals are planned for San Diego, Madison, Wisconsin, Tempe, Arizona, ...

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TOKYO DRAGONS To Support DANKO JONES In London

TOKYO DRAGONS will support DANKO JONES on February 12 at the Hoxton Bar & Grill in London, England. TOKYO DRAGONS released their second full-length album, "Hot Nuts", last September via Escapi Music. "Hot Nuts" was recorded at Seattle's legendary Litho (owned by PEARL JAM's Stone Gossard) and Avast studios with producer Kurt Bloch (NASHVILLE PUSSY, ...

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TOKYO DRAGONS Prepare To Deliver 'Hot Nuts'

TOKYO DRAGONS will release their second full-length album, "Hot Nuts", in Europe on September 24 via Escapi Music. The CD will arrive in the U.S. in November. "Hot Nuts" was recorded at Seattle's legendary Litho (owned by PEARL JAM's Stone Gossard) and Avast studios with producer Kurt Bloch (NASHVILLE PUSSY, SUPERSUCKERS). Commented singer Steve Lomax: ...

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