EAT THE DAY's WES BORLAND: Vocalist Search Will Continue

Wes Borland says the public search for an EAT THE DAY singer has proved promising and will continue. "We will be meeting with an actual real live human bean [sic] that sent us a recording of his amazing voice," writes the former LIMP BIZKIT guitarist in an online post. "Please continue to send demos in." ...

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TESTAMENT's PETERSON Joins Guitar Legends For All-Star Jam

TESTAMENT guitarist Eric Peterson joined Joe Satriani, Dave Meniketti (Y&T), Neal Schon and the rest of JOURNEY for an "all-star" jam at the conclusion of Bone Bash III, a one-day rock festival that took place Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Chronicle Pavilion in Concord, California. The following is an eyewitness account sent to us by ...

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DEICIDE Sign With EARACHE RECORDS

Long-running Florida death metallers DEICIDE have signed a worldwide recording agreement with Earache Records. The deal is expected to be officially announced via the label's web site tomorrow (Nov. 5) at 17:00 (UK GMT)/12:00 (ET)/09:00 (PT). ...

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SYSTEMATIC Throw Halloween Party, Continue Recording

San Francisco Bay Area metal act SYSTEMATIC — currently in the studio recording their as-yet-untitled sophomore CD, due in early 2003 through Elektra Records — have posted the following update via their official web site: "Well we're moving full-force now. No looking back. I guess we'll all have to see what comes of ...

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APOCALYPTICA To Partake In Online Chat

Finnish string combo APOCALYPTICA will partake in an online chat via their official web site tomorrow (Nov. 5) at 7:00 p.m. CET (8:00 p.m. Finnish time, or 1:00 p.m. in New York). In other news, the band will travel to the US at the end of November to shoot the video for their ...

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BILLY SHEEHAN To Play On STEVE VAI's New CD

Billy Sheehan will play on guitarist Steve Vai's upcoming solo album, the bassist has confirmed via his official newsletter. "We had such a great time playing together on tour we decided to play together on Steve's upcoming new record. Also, a DVD of the Steve Vai tour last fall will be coming soon! We shot ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE On MTV Show: This Is Our Last Season

MTV's second season of "The Osbournes", due to begin Nov. 26, will be the series final season, Sharon Osbourne told ABC's Barbara Walters in an interview that will be broadcast on "20/20" Wednesday. "We can't do it anymore." Osbourne, who is fighting colon cancer, said the show has "changed us all so much." Her teenage ...

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THE POWER OF METAL 1 Festival Gets Scaled Down

Florida's The Power of Metal 1 festival, previously set to take place on Nov. 18 at Tabu Nightclub in Orlando, has been rescheduled for Nov. 20 at The Social. Susan Elder, The Power of Metal 1 festival promoter stated: "The show is going to be a lot more intimate. We lost our big sponsor, Mars, ...

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MAX CAVALERA To Make Dutch 'Spoken Word' Appearance

Former SEPULTURA and current SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera will appear at Crossing Border festival, dubbed "the largest spoken/word festival in combination with music, literature and film in Europe," on Saturday, Nov. 9 at Melkweg in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Max had previously appeared at the event back in 1997. For more information on the Crossing Border ...

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COURTNEY LOVE: 75% Of KURT's Personal Documents Remain Private

The following item was originally published in today's edition of the New York Daily News: Smells like mean spirit. That's what Courtney Love thinks of critics of her decision to release the journals of her late husband, Kurt Cobain. In a wide-ranging exclusive interview, Love told us she'd protected Cobain's surviving friends and family by ...

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