GODSMACK: Facing The Demons

GODSMACK have now set "Faceless" as the tentative title of the follow-up to 2000's "Awake", currently being recorded at The Hit Factory/Criteria Studios in Miami for a March release through Republic/Universal. "It's heavy in a GODSMACK way — it's punchy, it's got a lot of grooves, but it's a little more melodic than the older ...

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FEAR FACTORY's BURTON C. BELL: I Have Been Reinvented!

THE WATCHERS, the new project featuring FEAR FACTORY frontman Burton C. Bell and longtime FEAR FACTORY collaborator/keyboardist John Bechdel, have updated their official web site with several studio photos and a personal message from Bell outlining his plans for the group. "As of now, John Bechdel and myself are the band and producers ...

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KELLY OSBOURNE Announces One-Off Gig

Kelly Osbourne has announced a special one-off live performance at New York City's Irving Plaza on Tuesday, Nov. 26. Tickets for the show, which will coincide with the release of Kelly's debut solo album, "Shut Up!" , go on sale next Saturday at 1:00 p.m. Support at the gig, which will also feature a special ...

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DIMMU BORGIR To Show 'No Mercy' On Upcoming CD

Norwegian black metallers DIMMU BORGIR will enter Gothenburg, Sweden's Studio Fredman in March to record the follow-up to last year's "Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropy" opus for a summer 2003 release. "The new material sounds extremely apocalyptic and militant, grim and somber and there is a distinct presence of no mercy to them," explained guitarist Silenoz. "We're ...

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ADEMA's MARKY CHAVEZ: 'New Stuff Smokes Anything On Our Debut'

ADEMA are continuing work on the material for their sophomore full-length effort, which they hope to record early next year with an as-yet-undisclosed producer. Seven songs have reportedly been written for the disc, including the tentatively titled "Canuck" and "Unstable". "I'm really excited about the new stuff," frontman Marky Chavez told MTV.com. "It's really up-tempo ...

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'The Art of Noise Tour 2003' Coming To A City Near You

The Guitar World-presented "The Art of Noise Tour 2003", featuring NILE, NAPALM DEATH, DARK TRANQUILITY, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, and THE BERZERKER, is shaping up as follows: Jan. 17 – Fitzgeralds - Houston, TX Jan. 18 - The Backroom - Austin, TX Jan. 19 - Canyon Club - Dallas, TX Jan. 21 - Bash on Ash ...

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ARCH ENEMY To Play Virginia Tonight

Sweden's ARCH ENEMY, originally scheduled for a day off today, Nov. 1, have instead opted to play a show in Richmond, Virginia at the 929 Café (929 W. Grace Street, Richmond, VA 23220). Tickets go on sale at 10:00 p.m. for $8. If fans arrive by 10:45 p.m., they'll be there in plenty of time ...

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LIFE OF AGONY Add Second New York City Show

Due to overwhelming demand, LIFE OF AGONY have added a second show at New York's Irving Plaza to take place on Friday, Jan. 3, 2003. Tickets go on sale Saturday, Nov. 9 at 1:00 p.m. Tickets for the band's Jan. 4, 2003 show sold out in a matter of minutes and the second show is ...

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