THE ACCIDENT EXPERIMENT: San Diego Date Announced

THE ACCIDENT EXPERIMENT, the California-based band featuring former P.O.D. guitarist Marcos Curiel, will be performing at Soma in San Diego on Saturday, February 28. Also set to appear are HORNSWAGGLED, BLACKLETTER DAYS, TENTWENTYKILL and COLPORTER. THE ACCIDENT EXPERIMENT — completed by vocalist Pete Stewart (ex-GRAMMATRAIN), bassist Tony Delocht and drummer Ernie Longoria (both ex-SPRUNG MONKEY) ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION Honored With 'Best Dutch Band' Award

Holland's WITHIN TEMPTATION have just been awarded the "Conamus Export Award" in the category "Best Dutch Band" (an award they also collected in 2002). This prize is awarded to Dutch artists who have been successful outside their native country. Two Top 20 singles and one golden Top Ten album in Germany have made this possible. ...

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BRANT BJORK & THE BROS.: Tour Dates Announced

BRANT BJORK & THE BROS., the band led by former KYUSS/FU MANCHU drummer Brant Bjork, have announced the following dates during March/April: Mar. 06 - Flagstaff, AZ, @ Monte Vista Hotel Lounge Mar. 07 - Albuquerque, NM @ The Launch Pad Mar. 08 - Dallas, TX @ Gypsy Tea Room Mar. 09 - Austin, TX ...

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TILES: Back Catalog To Be Reissued

Detroit-based progressive rockers TILES will have their back catalog reissued in March as part of InsideOut Music's Special Edition series (March 1 in Europe, March 16 in North America). According to a posting on TILES' web site, "[guitarist and chief songwriter] Chris [Herin] wrote an essay for each Special Edition outlining the details of the ...

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GREEN CARNATION Film Polish Gigs For Upcoming DVD

GREEN CARNATION, the Norwegian band featuring Tchort (a.k.a. Terje Vik Schei, ex-EMPEROR, SATYRICON, EINHERJER), filmed two shows in Poland last month for an upcoming DVD. More information will be made available soon. GREEN CARNATION recently started making pre-production demos of new songs for a new studio album which they plan to record beginning in late ...

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MARILYN MANSON To Teach Music, Marketing on MTVU's 'Stand In'

MARILYN MANSON will be one of the first surrogate teachers on "Stand In", a show airing on MTV's new college-oriented channel mtvU, which is billing it as the largest, most comprehensive television network just for college students. MANSON will reportedly be teaching about music and marketing. No air date has yet been announced for the ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist Records Song With THE COMPULSIONS

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Richard Fortus has recorded a song called "Betrayed" with the New York band THE COMPULSIONS, according to ElectricBasement.com. The recording also features Jimmy Grillo (ex-TOILET BOYS) on bass, Jay Dee Dougherty (PATTI SMITH GROUP) on drums and COMPULSIONS founder Rob Carlyle on vocals and acoustic guitar. Fortus also appears on THE ...

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MANIFEST Completing Work On Debut Album

Norwegian noise-thrashers MANIFEST have entered Godt Selskap Studio (NECROPHAGIA, THE APPARATUS) to complete the recordings for their first CD, tentatively titled "Half Past Violence". "We will record eight tracks this time, which in addition to the five tracks we recorded in May [2003], will complete our debut album," the band write on their web site. ...

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