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SCORPIONS ANNOUNCE FINAL STING TOUR

Scorpions have officially announced dates for their Final Sting 2012 tour. Formed in 1965, Scorpions who continue to dominate the metal scene posted a letter to their fans on their official website: Dear Fans, The incredible success of our farewell tour is the high octane fuel driving the upcoming “Final Sting Tour” 2012, which takes us around the globe (Europe/USA/Canada/Latin America/Asia). Thanks

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DORIAN’S VOICE – A NIGHT OF METAL

    Recently I received an invite on Facebook for an event called “Dorian’s Voice – A Night of Metal” in Suffolk County, Long Island, NY. A few of my friends were listed on the invite and while I didn’t know the story when I opened the invite, I was saddened to read what had happened to this poor little boy. 

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HeXen Reveal Upcoming Album Art and Track Listing

HeXen, a relatively new thrash band to the scene, have finally revealed the album art and track listing for their upcoming second album Being And Nothingness. HeXen incorporate progressive touches into the album, as well an eight-part suite, making it more than just a callback to the glory days of ’80s thrash.

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BLACK SABBATH CANCELS EUROPEAN TOUR, OZZY TAKES OVER

Black Sabbath have announced that due to Tony Iommi’s on-going treament for lymphoma he will not be able to tour with Black Sabbath  but will appear at the Download Festival in Donnington, UK. Iommi however is still planning to record the new Black Sabbath album with his bandmates. To fill the void that would have been left by the cancellation Ozzy Osbourne

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IRON MAIDEN NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES

Iron Maiden have announced dates for their “MAIDEN ENGLAND” North American Tour. Bruce Dickinson said of the upcoming tour: “We have great fun playing the History of Maiden Tours because it gives us an opportunity between new albums to go out and play songs from our earlier catalogue. It’s always fantastic seeing the crowd reaction from a new generation of

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R.I.P. Tonmi “Otus” Lillman, Drummer of Lordi

According to Lordi’s official website, drummer Tonmi “Otus” Lillman, who joined the band in October 2010, has died today at the age of 38. Otus joined the band to replace Sampsa “Kita” Astala, who left to focus his efforts on his glam rock band Stala & So. As of now, there are no reports on how he died, but the

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BILL WARD FIRED BY SHARON OSBOURNE? – PART 2

  Sharon Osbourne responded last night regarding her firing  Bill Ward from Black Sabbath. Sharon  tweeted: “I am not in any position to hire or fire anyone in Black Sabbath. I don’t manage the band, I manage my husband.” Bill Ward’s son Aron also released a statement regarding all of the talk about his father’s position on the contract negotiations and

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BILL WARD FIRED BY SHARON OSBOURNE?

Last week drummer Bill Ward of Black Sabbath issued a statement regarding the recording of the new Black Sabbath album saying that while he was ready to participate in recording sessions, he could not continue until a signable contract that reflects some dignity and respect for him as an original member of Black Sabbath was drawn up. Ward’s bandmates issued the

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THOR – TOMATO HOUSE OF ROCK

A few months ago I noticed an ad for a concert at The Highline Ballroom for THORFEST. Thinking of the 80’s Thor who could supposedly bend steel with his teeth, I said to myself, “What’s this all about?”  As I started to read further it turns out it wasn’t the singer, but instead a concert that showcases today’s top young

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KING DIAMOND ANNOUNCES NEW SHOW DATES

King Diamond confirmed his performance at Hellfest and the Rock Stage at Sweden Rock Festival this summer. King posted the following update: “Hail to all of you. FINALLY. We can now officially announce King Diamond’s return to the stage. We will be headlining the Rock Stage at Sweden Rock Festival on Saturday, June 9, 2012. Please check out the links

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SCORPIONS ANNOUNCE FINAL STING TOUR

Scorpions have officially announced dates for their Final Sting 2012 tour. Formed in 1965, Scorpions who continue to dominate the metal scene posted a letter to their

DORIAN’S VOICE – A NIGHT OF METAL

    Recently I received an invite on Facebook for an event called “Dorian’s Voice – A Night of Metal” in Suffolk County, Long Island, NY.

IRON MAIDEN NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES

Iron Maiden have announced dates for their “MAIDEN ENGLAND” North American Tour. Bruce Dickinson said of the upcoming tour: “We have great fun playing the

BILL WARD FIRED BY SHARON OSBOURNE?

Last week drummer Bill Ward of Black Sabbath issued a statement regarding the recording of the new Black Sabbath album saying that while he was

THOR – TOMATO HOUSE OF ROCK

A few months ago I noticed an ad for a concert at The Highline Ballroom for THORFEST. Thinking of the 80’s Thor who could supposedly

KING DIAMOND ANNOUNCES NEW SHOW DATES

King Diamond confirmed his performance at Hellfest and the Rock Stage at Sweden Rock Festival this summer. King posted the following update: “Hail to all