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PAUL STANLEY Lays Down Vocals For New PUSHKING Album

KISS frontman Paul Stanley has finished laying down vocals for the track "Cut the Wire" for Russian rockers PUSHKING's new album, "Pushking Duets", to be released in late 2009. Gabe Reed, an entertainment attorney who represents PUSHKING and who organized Stanley's involvement in the project, stated of the session, "Paul sounded amazing and we are ...

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TWISTED SISTER Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

TWISTED SISTER has been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 3-6, 2009 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: HEAVEN AND HELL (UK) IN FLAMES (S) ZZ TOP (USA) TWISTED SISTER (USA) DREAM THEATER (USA) EUROPE (S) FOREIGNER (USA) HAMMERFALL (S) MOTÖRHEAD (UK) VOLBEAT (DK) ...

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URIAH HEEP Guitarist To Guest On 'Rockline'

Guitarist Mick Box of legendary progressive rock veterans URIAH HEEP will guest on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" with host Bob Coburn on Wednesday, February 18 at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET. Fans are encouraged to speak with Box by calling 1-800-344-ROCK (7625). For more information, visit RocklineRadio.com. URIAH HEEP ...

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MOONSTONE PROJECT Signs With BLISTERING RECORDS

MOONSTONE PROJECT, the ambitious musical creature of Italian guitarist Matt Filippini, has inked a worldwide deal with Blistering Records for the project's new album "Rebel On The Run". According to a press release, "Rebel On The Run" features the amazing voice of James Christian (HOUSE OF LORDS) on all but one track. That 11th track ...

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URIAH HEEP Guitarist Issues Year-End Update

Guitarist Mick Box of legendary progressive rock veterans URIAH HEEP has issued the following update: "Well, here we are heading towards the festive holiday season once again after a year of many ups and downs. The release of [the new URIAH HEEP album] 'Wake The Sleeper' was a highlight after us waiting all of that ...

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ZZ TOP Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

ZZ TOP has been confirmed for next year's Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 3-6, 2009 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH (S) BLACKFOOT (USA) BULLET (S) DREAM THEATER (USA) ENFORCER (S) ERIC SARDINAS (USA) EUROPE (S) FORBIDDEN (US) FOREIGNER (USA) H.E.A.T (S) HAMMERFALL (S) HEAVEN ...

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CRYONIC TEMPLE: 'Standing Tall' Video Available

"Standing Tall", the new video from the Swedish heavy metal band CRYONIC TEMPLE, can be viewed below. The song comes off the group's new album, "Immortal", which was released on November 21 via Metal Heaven Records. CRYONIC TEMPLE was founded in 1996 and has over the years performed at such festivals as Sweden Rock, Headbanger's ...

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JOHNNY WINTER Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Texas blues guitar legend JOHNNY WINTER has been confirmed for next year's Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 3-6, 2009 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: HEAVEN AND HELL (UK) IN FLAMES (S) DREAM THEATER (US) EUROPE (S) FOREIGNER (US) HAMMERFALL (S) MOTÖRHEAD (UK) JOHNNY WINTER BAND (US) ...

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NEIL MURRAY Added To BOB DAISLEY Tribute Album 'Blizzards From Oz'

Veteran bassist Neil Murray (BLACK SABBATH, WHITESNAKE) has been added to the list of musicians who have contributed to "Blizzards From Oz", an international, all-star compilation tribute CD (featuring musicians from Italy, United States, Scotland, Germany, and Canada) paying homage to OZZY OSBOURNE bassist/producer/lyricist of 14 years, Bob Daisley. This ten-song compilation CD also features ...

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Updated: HEAVEN AND HELL, MOTÖRHEAD, DREAM THEATER Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

HEAVEN AND HELL, MOTÖRHEAD, DREAM THEATER, IN FLAMES, URIAH HEEP, RIOT, EUROPE and FORBIDDEN are among the first confirmed bands for next year's Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 3-6, 2009 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH BLACKFOOT BULLET DREAM THEATER ENFORCER EUROPE FORBIDDEN FOREIGNER HAMMERFALL ...

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S.E.X. DEPARTMENT: In Mixing Mode

Italian sleaze/glamsters S.E.X. DEPARTMENT entered the Chapel studios (THE DARKNESS, NAPALM DEATH, URIAH HEEP, WET WET WET, SIMPLE MINDS) on September 15 to begin recording their new album for an early 2009 release. Producing the effort is Pedro Ferreira, who is best known for his work with the now-defunct British glam rock band THE DARKNESS. ...

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TESTAMENT And URIAH HEEP: New 'Talking Metal' Audio Interviews Posted Online

The latest two episodes of "Talking Metal" feature interviews hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with URIAH HEEP lead guitarist Mick Box and TESTAMENT bassist Greg Christian. Christian interview topics include "The Formation of Damnation", Del James, David Ellefson, Peavey musical instruments, the Metal Masters tour, and Trinity Fallen while Mick Box interview topics ...

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Former OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK SABBATH Members Featured On 'Blizzards From Oz' Tribute Album

"Blizzards From Oz" is an international, all-star compilation tribute CD (featuring musicians from Italy, United States, Scotland, Germany, and Canada) paying homage to OZZY OSBOURNE bassist/producer/lyricist of 14 years, Bob Daisley. This ten-song compilation CD features OZZY OSBOURNE keyboardist of 17 years John Sinclair (also of URIAH HEEP, COZY POWELL, THE CULT, SPINAL TAP), guitarist ...

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URIAH HEEP Guitarist Checks In From The Road

Guitarist Mick Box of legendary progressive rock veterans URIAH HEEP has issued the following update from the road: "Well, we have played four shows now and the set list is really beginning to bed in now. You probably know by now we are not playing it safe and we are performing the whole of the ...

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CRYONIC TEMPLE: 'Immortal' Artwork Unveiled

Swedish heavy metal band CRYONIC TEMPLE will release its new album, "Immortal", on November 21 via Metal Heaven Records. Check out the cover artwork below. CRYONIC TEMPLE was founded in 1996 and has over the years performed at such festivals as Sweden Rock, Headbanger's Open Air, Peace And Love, Gothenburg Metal, Motala Metal and 2000 ...

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CRYONIC TEMPLE To Release 'Immortal' In November

Swedish heavy metal band CRYONIC TEMPLE will release its new album, "Immortal", on November 21 via Metal Heaven Records. CRYONIC TEMPLE was founded in 1996 and has over the years performed at such festivals as Sweden Rock, Headbanger's Open Air, Peace And Love, Gothenburg Metal, Motala Metal and 2000 Decibel. They have also supported URIAH ...

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URIAH HEEP Guitarist Checks In

URIAH HEEP guitarist Mick Box has issued the following update: "Well, we are all very happy with the reviews from both the fans and the media regarding 'Wake The Sleeper'. In general, I am very happy that we delivered to the fans the CD that they were waiting for. To be honest, we have been ...

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THIN LIZZY: European Tour Back On

The webmaster for THIN LIZZY's official MySpace page has released the following message from THIN LIZZY guitarist Scott Gorham: "Contrary to earlier reports, THIN LIZZY will be undertaking the proposed tour of European cities as posted on various web sites. We apologise to all our loyal fans for any misunderstanding or inconvenience this may have ...

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