ADLER'S APPETITE Guitarist Joins VINCE NEIL

Jason Hook, guitarist for Vince Neil's (ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE) solo band to join pop singer Hilary Duff. Replacing him in Neil's group will be ADLER'S APPETITE axeman Keri Kelli. "European fans should take note that this means Keri will not be touring with ADLER'S APPETITE on their upcoming European tour," reads a posting on Keri's web ...

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GOD FORBID Guitarist Checks In From The Road

GOD FORBID guitarist "Doc" Coyle has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "What's up, brothas and sistas! Doc here from GOD FORBID checking in from the road. Sorry it's been so long between updates, but it gets hectic on tour and hard to get ample time at a computer. "First off, ...

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EXTOL Split With Guitarists ESPEVOLL And BORUD

Norwegian progressive thrash/death metallers EXTOL have parted ways with guitarists Christer Espevoll and Ole Borud. Commented vocalist Peter Espevoll: "My brother (Christer) and Ole decided to leave the band a couple of months ago. At first it came as a shock, although we understand their reasons for leaving, but still it was sad to lose ...

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NOMINON Part Ways With Bassist, Seek Replacement

Swedish death metallers NOMINON have parted ways with bassist Lenny Blade. Lenny "will be concentrating on his other bands INCINERATOR and BULLET," according to a posting on the NOMINON's official web site. "And with Lenny out of the band Jonas Mattsson (guitar/vocals) couldn't find any reason to stay in the band either. He asked for ...

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LACRIMAS PROFUNDERE Set Release Date For 'Ave End'

German doom/gothic metallers LACRIMAS PROFUNDERE have set a June 28 release date through Austria's Napalm Records for their sixth album, "Ave End". The digipack version of the new album will include a video for the title track and a bonus cut, "Ever". The cover artwork for the CD was conceived by Niklas Sundin of Cabin ...

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DOWNSET To Headline Shows Before PROJEKT REVOLUTION Tour

Los Angeles, California's DOWNSET will embark a mini-tour before joining up with the Projekt Revolution tour in July. Joining DOWNSET will be HEMLOCK and DROWN MARY. The tour will kick off May 21 in Seattle, WA. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: May 21 - Seattle, WA @ Graceland May 23 - Portland, OR ...

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SLIPKNOT: More Television Appearances Planned

SLIPKNOT will reportedly be making at least two more television appearances this summer to help promote their upcoming CD, "Vol. 3 (The Subliminal Verses)", due on May 25 through Roadrunner Records. Currently planned are visits to ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and NBC's "Late Night With Conan O'Brien", according to SLIPKNOT fan site Black-Goat.com. ...

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DISSECTION: First Live Show Announced

Reactivated Swedish death metallers DISSECTION, featuring guitarist/vocalist Jon Nödtvedt, will be making a return to the live arena when they perform at Klubben in Stockholm on October 30. No further information is currently available. Nödtveidt has spent seven years in prison after being convicted of murdering an Algerian homosexual. A short-lived collaboration with former EMPEROR ...

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The OSBOURNES Honored With Their Very Own Ice Cream Flavors

Peter Genovese of The Star-Ledger is reporting that Ed Dubroski Jr., co-owner, with his sister, Jenn of Country Cow Creamery in Woodbridge, sent an e-mail in January through the Osbournes web site volunteering to make a flavor of ice cream in honor of Sharon Osbourne, matriarch of America's most dysfunctional TV family. "There was no ...

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