KITTIE's MORGAN LANDER Tops 'URANIUM' Viewers' Poll

Morgan Lander, vocalist/guitarist of KITTIE, recently won "Uranium"'s (Fuse TV) Viewers' Poll for "Best Female In A Metal/Hardcore Band", beating out the singers from OTEP, ARCH ENEMY, and LACUNA COIL. "I'm shocked and pleasantly surprised that 'Uranium' viewers are still supporting us even though we haven't put out a video in two years," Morgan Lander ...

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DEICIDE Cancel Montreal Show

DEICIDE were forced to cancel their performance in Montreal, Quebec Sunday night (Nov. 16) after the group's van broke down near Syracuse, New York en route to the gig. The band's tourmates, HATE ETERNAL and KRISIUN, both made it to the show without a problem and performed longer sets than usual to make up for ...

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AYREON: Final Three Vocalists Announced!

AYREON mastermind Arjen Lucassen (ex-BODINE, VENGEANCE) has confirmed the final three vocalists confirmed to appear on the new AYREON CD, "The Human Equation", tentatively due in May 2004 through an as-yet-undetermined label. According to a post on Arjen's official web site, "an odd chain of events brought a premature end to the guessing game, but ...

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HALFORD Show To Be Broadcast Via WESTWOOD ONE

A portion of HALFORD's February 2003 concert recorded at Disneyland's Anaheim, Ca. House Of Blues venue will be broadcast via the Westwood One Radio Network between November 24 and November 30. Westwood One's 90-minute show will open with a performance from QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE. HALFORD's portion of the broadcast will consist of material ...

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Vocalist PETER NAGY Quits MÖRK GRYNING

Vocalist Peter Nagy (a.k.a. Kimera) has left Swedish black metallers MÖRK GRYNING. Nagy's official statement on the matter is as follows: "This decision doesn't have anything to do with any kind of personal conflicts or whatsoever between me and any other member of the band. I've been having these thoughts for a very long time, ...

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Label: EVANESCENCE Rumors Unfounded

A label spokesperson for EVANESCENCE has told Launch that a report on Teenmusic.com about the relationship between singer Amy Lee and departed guitarist Ben Moody is "unfounded." The report includes speculation that the two shared an on-and-off romantic relationship up until recently. The label spokesperson said, "Across the board, personal relationships of artists ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS: DELEO Brothers Confirm Split

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS guitarist Dean DeLeo and bassist Robert DeLeo have confirmed in a brand-new interview with Guitar One magazine that they have officially closed the book on the band with the recent release of their "greatest hits" package, "Thank You". "It was time to move on to other things," Dean said. "Life and personalities ...

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