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Ex-ATTACKER Singer's KROKUS Cover Posted Online

Former ATTACKER vocalist Bob Mitchell's remake of KROKUS' version of the BACHMAN TURNER OVERDRIVE classic "Stayed Awake All Night" is available for streaming at this location. The track comes off "Days Gone By", Mitchell's upcoming collection of remakes of classic-rock tracks from such artists as THE WHO, DEEP PURPLE and LED ZEPPELIN. The ...

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Former ACCEPT/BANGALORE CHOIR Singer Working On Solo Album

Former ACCEPT/BANGALORE CHOIR and current GYPSY ROSE frontman David Reece is currently recording his first solo album under the banner REECE. Due in early 2009 via AOR Heaven, the CD is being produced by Andy Susemihl (U.D.O.) and will feature Jochen Funders from HOLY MOSES on guitar and bass, and Stefan Schwarzmann (ACCEPT, HELLOWEEN, KROKUS, ...

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Former ATTACKER Singer Completes Recording 'Days Gone By' CD

The recording sessions for "Days Gone By", former ATTACKER vocalist Bob Mitchell's collection of remakes of classic-rock tracks from such artists as THE WHO, DEEP PURPLE and KROKUS, wrapped up on Saturday, December 27 at Digi-Force Studio in Bayonne, New Jersey. A photo shoot also took place, before the final recording stage, with the band's ...

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Former ACCEPT Guitarist HERMAN FRANK To Release Solo Debut

Herman Frank, former guitarist of ACCEPT and co-founder of the internationally, highly acclaimed bands VICTORY and MOON'DOC, will release his first solo record, entitled "Loyal To None", on February 27, 2009 via Metal Heaven Records. The recording lineup is completed by Jiotis Parachidis (HUMAN FORTRESS, VICTORY) on vocals, Peter Pichl (RUNNING WILD) on bass and ...

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KROKUS: Footage From Reunion Concert Available

Reunited Swiss rockers KROKUSMarc Storace, Fernando Von Arb (guitar), Chris Von Rohr, Freddy Steady (drums) and Mark Kohler (rhythm guitar) — played their only concert of 2008 last Saturday night (August 2) at the Stade De Suisse stadium in Bern, Switzerland. Fan-filmed footage of the concert can be viewed below. Photos of the ...

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EDEN'S CURSE Returns With 'The Second Coming'

AFM Records (Germany), Metal Mayhem Music (North America) and Spiritual Beast (Japan) have announced the return of multi-national melodic metallers EDEN'S CURSE and their sophomore studio release, "The Second Coming". Once again production duties were handled by PINK CREAM 69 bassist and producer extraordinaire Dennis Ward (ANGRA, KROKUS, SILENT FORCE, ALLEN/LANDE) as the band have ...

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XICON Hard At Work On Sophomore Album

Swiss industrial thrashers XICON are hard at work on their as-yet-untitled sophomore album, tentatively due before the end of the year through Thundering Records. Former KROKUS producer/drummer Pat Aeby is once again helming the effort, which is being recorded at Dimenec studios in Switzerland. The studio production is expected to last six months. Songtitles set ...

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KROKUS Rejoined By Guitarist MARK KOHLER

Long-running Swiss rockers KROKUS who recently announced that they were reforming in their classic formation featuring Marc Storace (vocals, 56), Fernando Von Arb (guitar, 53), Chris Von Rohr (bass, 56) and Freddy Steady (drums, 55) have issued the following update: "It's official! No more speculation on who's gonna be the last part of the most-anticipated ...

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Classic KROKUS Lineup Back Together, Planning New Album

Long anticipated and now officially confirmed: KROKUS is back in its classic formation. Marc Storace (vocals, 56), Fernando Von Arb (guitar, 53), Chris Von Rohr (bass, 56) and Freddy Steady (drums, 55) have reunited and are performing together again. On August 2, KROKUS will play its only concert planned for 2008 in the band's native ...

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W.A.S.P. Planning Anthology Box Set

Cameron Edney of Australia's Inside_Out666 recently conducted an interview with W.A.S.P. mainman Blackie Lawless. A few excerpts from the chat follow: Inside_Out666: I believe that you will be playing "The Crimson Idol" album in its entirety, as well as a greatest hits set [on the upcoming Australian tour]. Can you tell my why ...

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Drummer BOBBY JARZOMBEK Issues MUSIKMESSE, NAMM Update

Drummer Bobby Jarzombek (HALFORD, SEBASTIAN BACH, FATES WARNING) has issued the following update: "Well, I am getting ready to jet on over to Germany for the annual Musikmesse Frankfurt in a few days. I'll be performing on three successive days, March 13-15, at the Paiste booth (A.25 in Hall 3.0) so I've been preparing a ...

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Reunited '80s Rockers HARLOW To Play This Year's ROCKLAHOMA

'80s glam band HARLOW are back together after 15 years and are planning on releasing a new record, "Now and Then", in June on Retrospect Records. Currently bassist-less, HARLOW has enlisted a few friends to lay down the bass tracks on the new record, including Steve Priest from THE SWEET and Jeff Pilson from DOKKEN, ...

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JETBOY To Attend ROCKLAHOMA Press Conference

San Francisco rockers JETBOY have confirmed that they will attend tomorrow's (Tuesday, March 4) Rocklahoma 2008 press conference at the world-famous Whisky A Go-Go. Also scheduled to appear at the event are POISON frontman Bret Michaels and the reunited WARRANT (featuring lead singer Jani Lane). XM 41 The Boneyard, the official satellite radio channel of ...

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WARRANT Members To Guest On 'Speed Freaks' Tomorrow

WARRANT's Joey Allen and Jerry Dixon will guest on the nationally syndicated radio program "Speed Freaks" tomorrow night (Sunday, March 2). The show can be heard between 10:00 p.m. and midnight EST on Sirius Satellite Radio Channel 122, live on the net and over 90 stations nationwide. The reunited WARRANT — featuring lead singer Jani ...

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