VELVET REVOLVER Record Acoustic Version Of 'Fall To Pieces'

VELVET REVOLVER recorded an acoustic version of their song "Fall to Pieces" on Wednesday (Jan. 26) during an all-day session at Lavish studios, the Los Angeles recording/rehearsal facility owned by VELVET REVOLVER singer Scott Weiland and producer/engineer Douglas Grean. Meanwhile, a release date has been set for the recently recorded benefit single featuring a number ...

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AFTER FOREVER Announce New Album Title, Prepare To Hit The Studio

Dutch gothic/atmospheric doom metal group AFTER FOREVER have posted the following update on their official web site: "At the end of February the recordings of the fourth album of AFTER FOREVER will start! "AFTER FOREVER will record the drums, bass guitar and the guitars in the Excess Studio in Rotterdam (The Netherlands) again. The vocals, ...

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BLOODSTAINED DUSK Guitarist/Vocalist Dies In Car Crash

On the night of January 24, Anthony Patrick Panter (a.k.a. Daggeth), vocalist/guitarist of the Huntsville, AL-based black metal band BLOODSTAINED DUSK, was killed in a terrible car crash on his way home. He was 24 years of age. BLOODSTAINED DUSK released two CDs on Baphomet Records: a reissue of their self-financed demo, "Thy Legions Reign ...

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Reunited BLOODLUST Plan Festival Appearances, Album Reissue

BLOODLUST, one of the original California-based speed/power/thrash metal bands, will begin a series of reunion shows throughout the 2005/2006 festival season in the U.S. and Europe. In addition, the band will be remastering and reissuing all of their releases on one CD, with new recordings of old songs and even a couple of surprises thrown ...

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Exclusive: Guitarist DINO CAZARES Quits BRUJERIA

Former FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares has quit BRUJERIA, the extreme metal project he co-founded 16 years ago, BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal. According to Dino, he made the decision to leave the group in order to spend more time working on a new band he recently formed with ex-DIMMU BORGIR/CRADLE OF FILTH drummer Nick Barker. ...

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EXODUS Announce New Singer

San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS have announced the addition of singer Rob Dukes (pictured here with EXODUS guitarist Rick Hunolt) to the group's ranks. "[Rob] has been absolutely crushing in practice and only gets stronger every day," guitarist Gary Holt writes in the group's official forum. "I know some of you will ...

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