Final Metallica, Anthrax, Megadeth and Slayer Show- Def Leppard Recording New Songs- David Bowie Film Online- Dragonforce's New Voice- Judas Priest Idol- more

The Day in Rock Digest for 03/02/11: Metallica's official web site has been updated with the following message: "The final announcement in our recent series of European adventures finds us [at the Ullevi stadium] in Gothenburg, Sweden on July 3, 2011. Of course, Anthrax, Megadeth and Slayer will all be there for our first 'Big Four' show in Scandinavia!" more

Def Leppard will offer an early taste of its next studio album with three new songs that will be part of a live album, "Mirrorball," which is due out this summer. The group is also planning to release a retrospective book, "Def Leppard, The Definitive Visual History," featuring more than 30 years of photographs by Ross Halfin, in June. more

A David Bowie documentary from 1975 was unearthed on Vimeo. Titled Cracked Actor, the BBC-produced documentary delves into Bowie’s cocaine-addicted state of disarray in 1974, and includes a great deal of rare footage from Bowie’s Diamond Dogs tour from the very same year. more

Madball have revealed the dates for their upcoming headline tour of Europe. Support on the trek will come from Born From Pain, Trapped Under Ice, Wisdom In Chains, All For Nothing and Devil In Me. more

Dragonforce have announced that their long search for a new vocalist is finally over. After entries from thousands of hopefuls across the globe, the shredmasters supreme welcome 23-year-old Marc Hudson to the band to fill the boots left by ZP Theart, who parted ways with the band in March of last year. more

Duff Mckagan'sLoaded has been confirmed for this year's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-11, 2011 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. more

Parkway Drive, Bleeding Through, The Wonder Years, and You Me At Six will be touring Australia in May more

American Idol contestant James Durbin boldly covered the Judas Priest classic 'You've Got Another Thing Comin'' last (March 1st) on the tenth season of American Idol. Check out his performance here

Deep Purple bassist Roger Glover's new solo album is finally slated for a June release. The CD is titled If Life Was Easy. more

Obituary, Grave, and Pathology will tour Europe together this spring. more

Vains of Jenna will be playing live at the Whisky A Go Go on April 1st to celebrate their new release 'Reverse Tripped' more

Terror and Stick To Your Guns will be joined by Trapped Under Ice, Close Your Eyes, and Your Demise next month for the "Stick Tight 2011" tour. more

We Came As Romans has revealed the dates for the band's upcoming tour of Europe and the United Kingdom. Support on the trek will come from Miss May I, The Word Alive and This Or The Apocalypse. more

3 Inches Of Blood and Cancer Bats will be embarking on a month-long Canadian trek in May, kicking things off in Brandon, MB on May 4TH and wrapping up in Victoria, BC on May 29TH. more

The latest acts confirmed for Bloodstock Open Air 2011 are Motörhead, W.A.S.P., Hammerfall, Poisonblack, Byfrost, Deadly Circus Fire and Primevil. more

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