SLIPKNOT's Royal Affair

SLIPKNOT's recent show in Bangkok was attended by Her Royal Highness Princess Siribhachudhabhorn of Thailand. According to Roadrunner Records U.K., "Thailand's royal family are nationally held in very high regard, so it was quite an honour to learn that Her Royal Highness, who is in her early twenties, was a fan of the band and ...

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SEVENDUST Guitarist Quits Tour Due To 'Personal Issues'

As of Tuesday morning, December 14, 2004, guuitarist Clint Lowery has left the current SEVENDUST tour due to "personal issues," according to an official statement. "SEVENDUST has made the decision to continue its present tour for its deserving fans and deliver a show one has come to expect from the SEVENDUST moniker," the statement continues. ...

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MELVINS, Ex-BUCKCHERRY, STARWOOD Members Featured In HUSTLER Magazine

Lizzy (STARWOOD, LIZZY BORDEN), Josh Todd (ex-BUCKCHERRY) and Buzz Osborne (MELVINS) are featured in the January 2005 issue of Hustler magazine. The three singers can be found in the erotic entertainment section reviewing porn and discussing their links with porn stars. In related news, STARWOOD will be performing tonight at the Metal Blade Records Christmas ...

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TYGERS OF PAN TANG Welcome New Singer

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends TYGERS OF PAN TANG have announced the addition of Italian vocalist Jacopo Meille (MANTRA) to the groups ranks. Commented guitarist Robb Weir: "We are over the moon to have found such a great vocalist. This is something we should have done three years ago, gone for a ...

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AEROSMITH Singer STEVEN TYLER Becomes Grandfather

According to E! Online, AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler officially became a rock 'n' roll relic Tuesday (Dec. 14) as daughter Liv Tyler gave birth to a baby boy. It's the first child for the 27-year-old "Lord of the Rings" star and her British rocker hubby, Royston Langdon, 32 — and the first grandkid for the ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH/ARCH ENEMY: New York City Concert Cancelled

ARCH ENEMY have issued the following statement regarding their scheduled concert at Irving Plaza in New York City Tuesday night (Dec. 14): "NIGHTMARE IN NYC!!!!! We're here at the Irving Plaza as you know, and we've just been given some devastating news. The show has been cancelled tonight, due to reasons entirely beyond our control. ...

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BLOODSIMPLE Name Debut Album

New York-based hard rockers BLOODSIMPLE, featuring former members of VISION OF DISORDER, DOWNSET and MEDICATION, have set "A Cruel World" as the title of their debut album, due in early 2005 through MUDVAYNE singer Chad Gray's Bullygoat label imprint (via Warner Bros.). The disc was recorded over the last several months in Vancouver B.C. with ...

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