Producer: SLIPKNOT To Find New Kind Of Extreme On Upcoming CD

Producer Rick Rubin (SLAYER, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, AUDIOSLAVE, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) recently spoke to Guitar One magazine about SLIPKNOT's decision to relocate to a mansion in the Hollywood Hills for the recording of the follow-up to 2001's "Iowa", due this summer through Roadrunner Records. "By nature, all bands grow apart," Rubin said. "When ...

Read more

RONNIE JAMES DIO: No Chance Of Reunion With RITCHIE BLACKMORE

Ronnie James Dio has shot down the possibility of a RAINBOW reunion with him at the microphone. Back in April 2000 the singer confirmed to Classic Rock magazine that the idea had been discussed, with a British record company rep flying to guitarist Ritchie Blackmore's Connecticut base to discuss making what would have been the ...

Read more

VENOM's CRONOS: 'DAVE GROHL's Not A Rock-Star Dick'

VENOM frontman Conrad "Cronos" Lant recently spoke to Rock Sound magazine about his involvement with the PROBOT project, the one-off metal album put together by ex-NIRVANA drummer/current FOO FIGHTERS guitarist/vocalist Dave Grohl. "Fuck, [Dave] is a totally down-to-earth guy, not a rock-star dick or nothing!" Cronos said. "We were hanging out an and having beers ...

Read more

RHINO BUCKET To Film Hawaiian Shows For Upcoming DVD

RHINO BUCKET, the Bon Scott-era AC/DC sound-alike band that recorded two albums for Warner Bros./EMI back in '90 and '92 and an independent album in '94 with former AC/DC drummer Simon Wright, will film their two shows at Gussie L'Amour's in Honolulu, Hawaii on February 21-22 for an upcoming DVD, tentatively due later in the ...

Read more

EVAN SEINFELD/TERA PATRICK Explicit Sex Videos Posted Online

Looks like BIOHAZARD bassist/vocalist Evan Seinfeld has wasted no time taking the plunge into porn, as originally reported here last month. Tera Patrick's (Seinfeld's porn star wife) official web site, OfficialTeraPatrick.com, is currently hosting explicit videos of the couple engaging in various sex acts, available only to members who join for a monthly ...

Read more

METALLICA To Be Honored With GOVERNORS AWARD

METALLICA will be honored with the 2004 Governors Award for creative excellence and outstanding achievement by the San Francisco Chapter of the Recording Academy along with Mickey Hart and Chanticleer. The 2004 Governors Awards gala — the Chapter's largest fundraiser of the year — will be held on Monday, March 15, 2004 from 6:30 - ...

Read more

THE HAUNTED To Begin Recording New CD This Month

Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED will enter Studio Fredman in Gothenburg on February 23 to begin recording their fourth full-length album, tentatively due late summer through an as-yet-undetermined label. The group, who were recently rejoined by original vocalist Peter Dolving (MARY BEATS JANE, THE PETER DOLVING BAND) following the departure of Marco Aro, recorded a pre-production ...

Read more

LINKIN PARK Singer 'Ill With Bronchitis', Tonight's Concert Postponed

LINKIN PARK's show at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, Calif., originally scheduled to take place Friday night (Feb. 6), has been postponed. According to an official statement released by the band's record label (Warner Bros.), LINKIN PARK vocalist Chester Bennington "is ill with bronchitis and acute laryngitis and has been advised not to perform. ...

Read more