NECRODEATH Complete Work On Fifth Album

Italian black/thrash pioneers NECRODEATH have completed work on their fifth album, "Ton(e)s Of Hate", at Outer Sounds studios in Rome, Italy with producer Giuseppe Orlando (NOVEMBRE). The CD, which was mastered at Mastering Room in Sweden, sees the group adopting a "more complex and experimental [edge while] still keeping…the extreme razorblade approach of the last ...

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CENTINEX Complete Drum Tracks For New CD

Sweden's CENTINEX have finished recording the drum tracks for their forthcoming album, "Decadence - Prophecies Of Cosmic Chaos", tentatively due in October through Candlelight Records. "Kennet [Englund] did a splendid job behind the kit, everything was put on tape in just three days," reads a message on the band's official web site. "We will now ...

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KAMELOT Sign with SPV/STEAMHAMMER

American/Norwegian metal act KAMELOT have signed a new worldwide deal with SPV/Steamhammer Records. The band are coming off their very successful headlining tour of Europe and Japan in support of their latest release "Epica". Their unique style of power metal, combined with one of the most explosive live performances around, has brought KAMELOT into the ...

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TONY MARTIN Talks About Singing Classic WHITESNAKE Songs With M3

Former BLACK SABBATH singer Tony Martin, who is currently fronting M3, the new "classic WHITESNAKE" tribute group featuring Bernie Marsden (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Micky Moody (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Neil Murray (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH), Jimmy Copley (drums, ex-PAUL RODGERS, GILLAN, BECK), and Mark Stanway (keyboards, ex-MAGNUM), recently spoke about what it's like stepping into David Coverdale's shoes after ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's FRED DURST Spotted With BRITTANY MURPHY

According to gossip columnist Liz Smith, LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst was recently spotted lunching at the Four Seasons Hotel in L.A. with Eminem's "8 Mile" co-star (and Ashton Kutcher's ex) Brittany Murphy. The actress, who reportedly had a steamy fling with Slim Shady during the making of the movie, was most recently

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TURBONEGRO's 18 Inches Of Trouble

Norwegian rockers TURBONEGRO were arrested at Stuttgart airport for arms smuggling earlier this week, according to NME.com. The six-piece where on their way from their show in the German city back home to Oslo when the authorities grabbed them. As the band were passing through security at around 6:00 am on Monday (June 23), an ...

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GENE SIMMONS: 'My First Motivation Is To Make Lots Of Money'

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons recently spoke to New York Post's Cindy Adams about his new book, "Sex Money Kiss". "The book's about sex," he said. "My design, and I suspect all God's designs, start with some engine. A car's engine either has horsepower or not. The design of this particular beast, man, is to expel ...

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KORN Singer Gives 'Thumbs-Up' To ADEMA's New Album

KORN singer Jonathan Davis has reportedly given the "thumbs-up" to "Unstable", the forthcoming album by ADEMA, whose vocalist is his half-brother Marky Chavez. "Yeah, he likes it," Chavez said. "He really... My brother has been the type not to really comment on any work that we've done, and he really thought this record was a ...

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