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ROB ROCK To Film Live DVD In Germany

Powerhouse heavy metal vocalist Rob Rock (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) will be returning to Germany in March 2006 to film and record his first live DVD. A late 2006 release is expected. Rock's latest solo album, "Holy Hell", was released in the U.S. on September 6 via Candlelight/Caroline Records. The CD features contributions from Bobby Jarzombek ...

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JUDAS PRIEST, MÖTLEY CRÜE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, DISTURBED Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, ANTHRAX Venue: Assembly Hall City/State: Champaign, Ill. Date: Sept. 27, 2005 Attendance: 951 Capacity: 5,995 Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, ANTHRAX Venue: The Mark of the Quad Cities City/State: Moline, Ill. Date: Oct. 2, 2005 Attendance: ...

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ROB ROCK's VICE Reunion Was A 'Smashing Success'

VICE, the long-defunct '80s heavy metal band featuring powerhouse vocalist Rob Rock (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA), reunited for one show only on Saturday, October 8, 2005 in Somers, CT. The four original members, who played 300 dates a year performing original and cover songs, were joined at the gig by New England's newest guitar slinger, Jason ...

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Capture the Magic - ICARUS WITCH

I had heard so much hype over the "Roses on White Lace" debut EP from ICARUS WITCH that I couldn't wait to check out "Capture the Magic", the band's first full-length. Needless to say, my expectations were high, based on so many press outlets worshipping the band as the savior of traditional (read: NWOBHM) melodic ...

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MEGADETH: Chilean Concert Riot Results In 24 Arrests

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has posted the following message in the "Forums" section of the band's official web site: "Well, the Chilean show was fantastic! And except for the 500 people who rioted outside the venue, the 24 that got arrested, the wall that was pulled down and the car that was destroyed, everything went ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE, JUDAS PRIEST, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, NIN Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE Venue: Philips Arena City/State: Atlanta, Ga. Date: Sept. 16, 2005 Attendance: 8,855 Capacity: 14,181 Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE, SUM 41, THE EXIES, SILVERTIDE World Arena City/State: Colorado Springs, Colo. Date: July 24, 2005 Attendance: 1,821 ...

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GREEN CARNATION Announce Session Bassist

Norway's GREEN CARNATION have announced the addition of 23-year-old Ole Vistnes as the session bassist for the band's forthcoming shows in Denmark, Holland and Canada. "Ole's avaliability became known to the band as he studies with Michael and Kenneth at the Kristiansand Music Conservatory, and he was delighted to help the band out in a ...

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TRISTWOOD Sign With SOUND RIOT RECORDS

Austrian extreme metallers TRISTWOOD have inked a three-album deal with Sound Riot Records. The group, whose sound is said to be a mixture of "the brutality and speed of the black and death metal with the abysmal atmosphere of industrial," are currently mixing their new full-length CD, "The Delphic Doctrine", for an early 2006 release. ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE, ALICE COOPER, WHITESNAKE, DISTURBED Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE Venue: Thompson-Boling Arena City/State: Knoxville, Tenn. Date: Sept 11, 2005 Attendance: 4,626 Capacity: 4,626 Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE Venue: New York State Fair City/State: Syracuse, N.Y. Date: Aug. 31, 2005 Attendance: 5,912 Capacity: 16,400 Artist/Event: ...

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CHAIN COLLECTOR To Release Debut Album In November

CHAIN COLLECTOR, the Norwegian band featuring guitarist Gøran Bomann (CARPATHIAN FOREST), drummer Anders Kobro (CARPATHIAN FOREST, GREEN CARNATION, LAST CALL INC), guitarist Kjell Jacobsen (NEON GOD) and vocalist Kjetil Nordhus (TRAIL OF TEARS, GREEN CARNATION), will release their debut album, "The Masquerade", in Europe, Canada, South America and Australia via Massacre Records on November 18 ...

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MNEMIC: 'We Just Can't Wait To Get Our Asses Out On The Road'

Danish modern metallers MNEMIC are currently gearing up for the Fury of The Fall North American tour, also featuring MESHUGGAH, THE HAUNTED and GOD FORBID. The trek, which is scheduled to kick off October 1 in Pinellas Park, Florida, will be the group's first with new singer Tony Jelencovich (formerly of TRANSPORT LEAGUE and B-THONG), ...

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GREEN CARNATION Prepare For North American Live Debut

Norway's GREEN CARNATION are gearing up for their North American live debut with their exclusive headlining show at Day of The Equinox in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on October 14. GREEN CARNATION — who released their well-received fourth album, "The Quiet Offspring", on The End Records this year — plan to make the October 14 appearance ...

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Exclusive Report: KREATOR Thrashing Indonesia

Special thanks to Wendi Putranto of Rolling Stone magazine (Jakarta, Indonesia) for the following report: Legendary thrash metal warriors from Germany KREATOR made their live debut in the capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta, Saturday night (Sept. 24). The show, which was covered by the national media, was attended by nearly 4,000 people, many of whom ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE, VELVET REVOLVER, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, DISTURBED Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE, SUM 41, THE EXIES, SILVERTIDE Venue: Tweeter Center City/State: Tinley Park, Ill. Date: Aug. 27, 2005 Attendance: 13,069 Capacity: 28,644 Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE Venue: Post-Gazette Pavilion at Star Lake City/State: Burgettstown, Pa. Date: Aug. ...

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Ex-WARRANT Frontman JANI LANE: Faith Restored

Glam-Metal.com recently conducted an exclusive interview with former WARRANT frontman Jani Lane. A few excerpts from the chat follow: Glam-Metal.com: Did you get burned out from touring for a while? Jani Lane: "Yeah, and I think if you don't have that support system behind you, regardless of what that is, whether it's what ...

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Out of a Center Which is Neither Dead Nor Alive - MINSK

This is an At a Loss band, plain and simple: Sonically devastating, musically challenging, and NEUROSIS-like in its brain damaging application. Weighty as a herd of elephants and flying just beneath the radar of the average heavy music fan, "Out of a Center Which is Neither Dead Nor Alive" is the antithesis of arena rock ...

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