MTV: TRENT REZNOR Working On New NIN Album In L.A.

NINE INCH NAILS mastermind Trent Reznor is in Los Angeles writing songs for his next record, the follow-up to his 1999 double album, "The Fragile", according to MTV.com. Veteran producer Rick Rubin will likely work with Reznor on the record, which was previously rumored to be titled "Bleedthrough". Other producers believed to be involved with ...

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DAVE GROHL To Guest On New TROUBLE Album?

Former NIRVANA drummer (and current FOO FIGHTERS frontman) Dave Grohl will reportedly be making a guest appearance behind the kit on the forthcoming TROUBLE album, "Seven", tentatively due later in the year. Grohl, a longtime TROUBLE fan, will be returning the favor to TROUBLE frontman Eric Wagner, who recently recorded a guest appearance on one ...

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MASTODON To Co-Host 'Headbanger's Ball'

Relapse Records recording artists MASTODON will co-host MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball". MASTODON will make an in-studio appearance on the program's Saturday, February 14 edition, where they will be interviewed by host Jamey Jasta. "Headbanger's Ball" airs Saturdays from 10-12 p.m. EST on MTV2. MASTODON (drummer Brann Dailor, guitarist / vocalist Brent Hinds, guitarist / vocalist Bill ...

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CRISIS To Play East Coast In April

According to the CRISIS fan site FiresOfSorrow, CRISIS will be doing a short stint of dates in the New York area in April. The first will be New York City on April 2, New Jersey on April 3, and Albany on April 4. The dates are still somewhat tentative, and the venues also ...

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MADBALL: New Video Posted Online

MADBALL's video for the track "Tight Rope" has been posted online at this location. "Tight Rope" comes off the group's recently released "NYHC" EP, available in the U.S. on Thorp Records (Gangstyle Records in Europe). "NYHC" was recorded at Big Blue Meanie Studios in Hoboken, New Jersey and includes three new songs and ...

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SKINLAB Frontman Guests On HOSTILE BREED CD

SKINLAB frontman Steev Esquivel has finished laying down vocals on the song titled "Show Me The Road" for Russian "angry metal" band HOSTILE BREED with sound engineer Chris Hanson (MACHINE HEAD, TECHNOCRACY, VIO-LENCE). This song will be included in the group's upcoming second album, "The Second Cut", due late spring. The recorded material has been ...

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FEAR FACTORY Added To SLIPKNOT Tour?

According to Clear Channel Entertainment (web site), FEAR FACTORY has been added to the forthcoming SLIPKNOT-headlined "Jagermeister" tour beginning in late March. It is not presently clear how many of the shows will feature FEAR FACTORY or which additional acts will provide support on the trek. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: ...

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OBITUARY Confirm SUN N' STEEL Appearance, Plan New Album

Reunited death metal legends OBITUARY have announced that they will perform at this year's Sun n' Steel festival, scheduled to take place March 6-7 at Pinellas Expo Center in Tampa, Florida. "Everybody is back together — me, John [Tardy, vocals], Trevor [Peres, guitar], Allen [West, guitar] and Frank [Watkins, bass]," drummer Donald Tardy told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. ...

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KATAKLYSM Singer To DEZ FAFARA: 'Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is'

KATAKLYSM vocalist Maurizio Iacono has issued a response to DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Fafara's assertion that Iocono "should shut the fuck up and take a listen to DEVILDRIVER" before passing judgment on the group. In a press statement issued in December, Iacono voiced his frustration over the fact that DEVILDRIVER were chosen over KATAKLYSM to be ...

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