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KING'S X Sign Worldwide Deal With INSIDEOUT MUSIC

KING'S X have inked a new worldwide deal with InsideOut Music. The group's recently completed new studio album is scheduled for release on September 27. The CD was produced by veteran metal producer Michael Wagener (SKID ROW, WARRANT, ACCEPT, HAMMERFALL) and is set to include the following tracks (in no particular order): 01. Bam 02. ...

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MURDER 101: Demo Tracks Posted Online

MURDER 101, the new Florida-based band featuring Jason Blachowicz (DIVINE EMPIRE, ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION) on bass, Cesar Placeres (HIBERNUS MORTIS) on drums, Samuel Dean (CHRONZON) on guitar, and Rob Thoth (CHRONZON) on vocals, have posted two songs from their recently completed "Death Warrant" demo — "Blood on my Hands" and "Point of No Return" — on ...

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Guide To Extinction - NOCTURNE

NOCTURNE are the latest in a long line of female-fronted, electronic-tinged rock bands (the most well-known being GARBAGE). Like many of these groups, the "industrial" elements found within seem more like superficial machine trappings hung on a basic hard rock framework — enough stuff to warrant playing to a DAT live, maybe, but nothing particularly ...

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WARRANT: Born Again

Veteran Los Angeles hard rockers WARRANT have posted the following message on their official web site: "Thanks to all our Los Angeles fans for a sold-out Hollywood House of Blues show. We had a blast and the new WARRANT tunes went down awesome ('Rollercoaster' and 'Dirty Jack'). It was nice to see Tommy Thayer [KISS], ...

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WARRANT: 1991 Headlining Performance Released On DVD

WARRANT are currently selling a DVD of their 1991 headlining performance at the Cajun Dome in Lafayette, Louisiana. Entitled "Bootleg from the Bayou – Live 1991", the DVD is described in the liner notes as "pure old-school WARRANT at its finest. Professionally recorded at the peak of their popularity during the 1991 sold-out headlining arena ...

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KING'S X Frontman To Issue Solo Album In July; Cover Art Revealed

KING'S X frontman Doug Pinnick's third solo album, "Emotional Animal", will be relased on July 19 via Magna Carta Records. While Pinnick's previous solo outings were credited to POUNDHOUND, this will be the first to feature solely Pinnick's name (or a slight variation thereof: DUG PINNICK). He described the album to Billboard.com as mostly rock-based ...

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Former WARRANT Frontman Signs On For VH1's 'Celebrity Fit Club 2'

Former WARRANT frontman Jani Lane has signed on for the next installment of VH1's "Celebrity Fit Club" reality series. The following description of the show comes from VH1's official web site: VH1's "Celebrity Fit Club", hosted by comedian Ant, is one unique reality series. Simply by signing up to VH1's "Celebrity Fit Club", our participants ...

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MURDER 101: 'Pure Fucking Hatred' Coming Your Way

More information has surfaced about MURDER 101, the new Florida-based band featuring Jason Blachowicz (DIVINE EMPIRE, ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION) on bass, Cesar Placeres (HIBERNUS MORTIS) on drums, Samuel Dean (CHRONZON) on guitar, and Rob Thoth (CHRONZON) on vocals. The group are currently writing material and will be entering the studio later this month to record their ...

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MSG Vocalist CHRIS LOGAN To Guest On LEGACY Album Re-Release

MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG) singer Chris Logan has just finished tracking vocals for a bonus track to be featured on the new LEGACY album re-release. The tune is called "So Long". LEGACY features founding member Marten Andersson (LIZZY BORDEN, GEORGE LYNCH, STARWOOD) on bass and the world-renowned Jonas Hansson (SILVER MOUNTAIN, JONAS HANSSON BAND) on ...

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All Over You - BEN JACKSON GROUP

Violently unfashionable in the States, and destined for cult status among the AOR and hard rock fans who keep ex-members of TUFF in business, THE BEN JACKSON GROUP deliver an unrepentant dose of smooth, glossy melodic rock on "All Over You". Jackson, former guitarist of CRIMSON GLORY and PARISH, assumes vocal duties here and redeems ...

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LEGACY Sign With VALHALLA RECORDS

Los Angeles-based hard rock outfit LEGACY, founded by bass ace Marten Andersson (LIZZY BORDEN, GEORGE LYNCH, STARWOOD), has inked a deal with U.K.'s Valhalla Records. The label will re-master and release LEGACY's debut CD with new artwork, bonus tracks as well as future releases through this agreement. Marten Andersson will be starting to work on ...

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Former WARRANT Singer Lines Up East Coast Dates

Former WARRANT frontman Jani Lane has lined up the following East Coast dates during March: Mar. 23 – Mulchahys - Long Island, NY Mar. 24 – Dingbatz - Clifton, NJ Mar. 25 - WCCC 106.9 - Hartford, CT (live on-air acoustic performance 8pm) Mar. 26- Geraldines - West Springfield, MA Mar. 27- The Webster Theater ...

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New TOM KEIFER Audio Interview Posted Online

Philadelphia radio DJ Jacky Bam Bam of 94.1 WYSP recently conducted a "rare" interview with CINDERELLA frontman Tom Keifer about the group's upcoming tour, new CD/DVD, his new son, and the Super Bowl, among other topics. Download the interview in MP3 format at this location. As previously reported, Keifer began mixing his new ...

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STATIC-X Guitarist Is Believed To Have Met Teenage Victim Via Online Singles Community

STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen (real name Tod Rex Salvador) is believed to have met the 14-year-old Sayreville, New Jersey girl he is accused of sexually assaulting in January on the web site FetischMusic.com (via their "Find-a-Freek" online singles community), where he used the screen name "groverygodadat" under the heading "never married male looking for female." ...

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Reunited AVENGER Confirmed For HEADBANGERS OPEN AIR Warm-Up Show

Reunited NWOBHM outfit AVENGER, featuring former ATOMKRAFT singer Ian Davison Swift and ex-BLITZKRIEG drummer Gary Young, have been confirmed for the Headbangers Open Air warm-up show on July 7 at the Cantina in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. Headbangers Open Air is scheduled to take place July 8-9 in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. Bands confirmed for the festival include HEATHEN, ...

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Warrant Issued For KID ROCK's Arrest

The Associated Press is reporting that Kid Rock was named in an arrest warrant issued Wednesday by city police who are investigating a report that the entertainer punched a disc jockey at an adult entertainment club. Police said they expected Kid Rock to make a court appearance in the morning. Authorities said the incident occurred ...

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L.A. GUNS, SLAUGHTER, GREAT WHITE Perform At 'Stripped' CD Launch Party: Photos Available

NIGHT RANGER, L.A. GUNS, SLAUGHTER, GREAT WHITE, Jani Lane (formerly of WARRANT), Kip Winger (WINGER), and Freddie Curci (ALIAS, accompanied by Jason Hook) were among the artists that performed acoustic sets at Stripped On The Strip, the record release party and concert performance for "VH1 Classic Metal Mania: Stripped" on Monday, February 7 at the ...

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WARRANT Begin Recording New Album

Veteran hard rockers WARRANT have posted the following update on their official web site: "It's official! The new WARRANT CD is underway. We started recording on February 4th with producer/engineer Pat Regan (KISS, TED NUGENT, DEEP PURPLE, MR. BIG and L.A. GUNS, just to name a few) and so far, so great! We are recording ...

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