MONSTER MAGNET: New Songs Posted Online

Two complete tracks — "Slut Machine" and "Supercruel" — from the forthcoming MONSTER MAGNET CD, "Monolithic Baby", can be heard in streaming Real Audio via the German Metal Hammer web site. Two more tracks will be added to the page every week between now and the album's release date. As previously reported, "Monolithic ...

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NASUM Win MANIFEST AWARD For 'Best Hard Rock/Punk'

Swedish grindcore merchants NASUM won the Manifest award in the "Best Hard Rock/Punk" category for their most recent album, "Helvete". The band beat out such impressive competition as ARCH ENEMY ("Anthems of Rebellion"), KATATONIA ("Viva Emptiness"), CULT OF LUNA ("The Beyond") and BURST ("Prey On Life"). The award ceremony took place at Debaser in Stockholm ...

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ICED EARTH, Ex-NEUROTICA Members Contribute To Prog-Rock Project

Ralph Santolla (ICED EARTH, formerly of DEATH), Shawn Bowen (BALD DAISY, formerly of NEUROTICA), GJ Gosman (NEW CRASH POSITION, formerly of NEUROTICA) and David Ragsdale (formerly of KANSAS) are among the guest musicians appearing on "Moments of Clarity", an 11-song prog-rock concept album due later in the year through an as-yet-undetermined label. The album, which ...

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THE DARKNESS Singer Gets 'Retarded' With BLACK EYED PEAS

THE DARKNESS singer Justin Hawkins has been joining BLACK EYED PEAS on stage at this year's Big Day Out festival for a rendition of BEP's "Retarded", according to Undercover. "At first there was a bit of weirdness between us and them in London," BLACK EYED PEAS' Will told Undercover of the two bands' first meeting. ...

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GLUECIFER Enter Norwegian Singles Chart At No. 15

GLUECIFER have entered the Norwegian charts at position No. 15 with their latest single, "A Call From The Other Side". "A Call From The Other Side" comes off the group's latest album, "Automatic Thrill", which was released earlier this week through Sony Records in Scandinavia and SPV in the rest of Europe. The single features ...

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RIVERRED To Begin Recording 'Low-Key' New Album

Hot on the heels of their well-received October 2003 release "Save Myself", Seattle's RIVERRED are set to begin recording their next effort. The new album is a strictly low-key affair and is intended more as a companion piece to "Save Myself" rather than a proper "new" album. Around 11 songs are slated for the release, ...

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LI'L GN'R Documentary To Be Shown At NYC Comedy Show

LI'L GN'R, the GUNS N' ROSES "tribute band" consisting of five children ages five to eleven dressed in GN'R costumes, will have their documentary shown this Saturday, January 31, at the Friday Night Intervention event at Cinema Classics (332 E 11th Street) in New York City. The film, which chronicles the auditions and the making ...

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Original NEUROTICA Drummer To Make Live Debut With New Band

G.J. Gosman, the original drummer for NEUROTICA (he played on all three albums and was replaced halfway through the third album by Jason West now of PITBULL DAYCARE), is making his live debut with his new band NEW CRASH POSITION on Friday, February 13 at Coyote's in Port Charlotte, Florida. Gosman has taken a three-year ...

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