MACHINE HEAD To Release 'Through The Ashes Of Empires' In October

MACHINE HEAD have set "Through The Ashes Of Empires" as the title of their fifth album, tentatively due in Europe on October 13 through Roadrunner Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Supercharger" will be recorded at Sharkbite studios in Oakland, California, with lead singer/guitarist Robert Flynn at the production helm along with additional assistance from Andy ...

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METALLICA To Tour Japan In November

METALLICA will embark on a five-date Japanese tour during November. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 06 - Tokyo, JAP @ Yoyogi Taiikukan Nov. 07 - Tokyo, JAP @ Yoyogi Taiikukan Nov. 09 - Sapporo, JAP @ Ice Arena Nov. 13 - Osaka, JAP @ Osaka Castle Hall Nov. 14 - Nagoya, JAP @ Rainbow ...

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DEEP PURPLE: 'Bananas' Track Listing Revealed

DEEP PURPLE have finalized the track listing to their new album, "Bananas", due in Europe on August 25 through EMI Records. The follow-up to 1998's "Abandon" will contain the following cuts: 01. House of Pain 02. Sun Goes Down 03. Haunted 04. Razzle Dazzle 05. Silver Tongue 06. Walk On 07. Pictures of Innocence 08. ...

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DAVE LEE ROTH Says He Is Irreplaceable

Newt Briggs of the Las Vegas Mercury caught up with David Lee Roth and asked if he thought "Van Halen III", featuring former EXTREME lead singer Gary Cherone, was a much more shameful rock debacle than any unsuccessful drug deal — no matter how bungled. "I think so," Roth responded. "How were they ever going ...

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DEADSY Name New Album

DEADSY, the Los Angeles-based band featuring frontman P. Exeter Blue I (a.k.a. Elijah Blue, son of actress/singer Cher and Gregg Allman), have reportedly set "Phantasmagore" as the title for their sophomore album, tentatively due in late 2003/early 2004 through Dreamworks Records. Among the tracks set to appear on the CD are the following: 01. Comforter ...

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MAYHEM: Raping Humanity With Pride

MAYHEM's forthcoming album, "Chimera", will be recorded at Puk Studios in Copenhagen, Denmark over a four-five week period beginning in November. Among the working titles set to appear on the CD are the following: 01. Rape Humanity With Pride 02. Chimera 03. Dark Night Of The Soul 04. Deathwhore The follow-up to 2000's "Grand Declaration ...

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MOTHRA Change Name, Announce Los Angeles Gig

MOTHRA, the new project featuring guitarist Mikey Doling (ex-SNOT, SOULFLY), bassist Jon "Tumor" Fahnestock (ex-SNOT, AMEN), drummer Roy Mayorga (SOULFLY), guitarist Levon Sultanian (ONESIDEZERO), and vocalist Jason Radford (ONESIDEZERO), have officially changed their name to ABLOOM, according to a posting on Tumor's web site. The band will play their first gig under the new name ...

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BLOOD AND TIME Recording Debut Album

BLOOD AND TIME, the new band featuring NEUROSIS members Scott Kelly (guitars and lead vocals) and Noah Landis (keyboards, atmosphere, and backing vocals), are in the studio completing their debut release for Neurot Recordings entitled "At The Foot Of The Garden". The recording is comprised of several of the songs performed by Kelly during his ...

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ALICE COOPER, OZZY OSBOURNE: Servants Of The Devil?

Way of Life Literature, a 29-year-old Fundamental Baptist preaching and publishing ministry, has issued a challenge to ALICE COOPER and his rock and roll Christianity. Check it out here. Meanwhile, Dial-The-Truth Ministries — a self-proclaimed Christian resource ministry whose sole purpose is presenting the truth and exposing error with the light of the ...

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