DOWN Guitarist: 'PHILIP ANSELMO Is Hung Like An Elephant!'

A METALLICA cover story in the current issue of Revolver magazine seems to have struck a chord with Philip Anselmo fans...and it wasn't because of anything members of METALLICA said. Rather, it appears that the PANTERA/DOWN singer's fans were irked by the author's description of a scene from METALLICA's Northern California headquarters, where a cover ...

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KEANU REEVES, SUM 41 To Appear In ANTHRAX Video!

"Matrix" star Keanu Reeves and SUM 41 have shot cameo appearances for the new ANTHRAX video, "Safe Home", guitarist Scott Ian has confirmed via his latest online posting. "If you've been checking out our site for a while you may have seen pictures of Keanu Reeves shooting a cameo for the 'Safe Home' video. Well ...

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DOUG ALDRICH Confirms Departure From DIO

Guitarist Doug Aldrich has officially confirmed his departure from DIO in order to join WHITESNAKE as a full-time member. In a posting on his official web site, Doug writes, "As you know, I won't be seeing you this summer with Ronnie. But the best is I will be seeing you with WHITESNAKE. We are putting ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist: 'Major' Tour Announcement Coming Soon!

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman "will soon have a MAJOR announcement regarding live appearances this summer," according to Friedman's official web site. No further information is available at this time. Marty Friedman, who is currently in the middle of a special seminar tour of Japan, will issue for his new solo album, "Music For Speeding", ...

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EVANESCENCE Confirmed For Spain's FESTIMAD 2003 Festival

Little Rock, Arkansas-based EVANESCENCE are the latest act confirmed for Festimad 2003, a two-day event set to take place on May 30-31 at Parque de el Soto in Madrid, Spain. Other artists scheduled to appear at the festival include DEFTONES, DISTURBED, EVANESCENCE, H.I.M., MARILYN MANSON, SKIN (ex-SKUNK ANANSIE) and AUDIOSLAVE. For more information, visit the ...

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NO MERCY FESTIVALS 2003: Photos Posted Online

TESTAMENT, DEATH ANGEL, MARDUK, MALEVOLENT CREATION, PRO-PAIN and DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER performed at Rockfabrik in Ludwigsburg, Germany on April 13 as part of the No Mercy Festivals European tour. Click here to view pictures taken at the gig. The two-week trek concluded on April 21 in Tilburg, Netherlands. (Thanks: Metal News) ...

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LEATHERWOLF: New Demo Track Available For Download

Reunited hard rockers LEATHERWOLF have posted a brand new demo track, "Cryptic King", at this location. As previously reported, LEATHERWOLF will support RONNIE MONTROSE at the Galaxy Theatre in Santa Ana, California on Thursday, May 29. LEATHERWOLF are currently working on the material for their first studio album since 1989's "Street Ready", tentatively ...

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MILLENCOLIN Singer's Brother Goes Missing, Band Cancel U.S. Tour

Swedish pop-punkers MILLENCOLIN were forced to cancel their North American tour after frontman Nikola Sarcevic's brother, 34-year-old Miodrag Sarcevic, went missing from the band's hometown of Örebro, Sweden on April 20. A nationwide search for Miodrag has since been launched, but has yet to yield any clues about his disappearance. "[There has been a lot ...

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