CRUACHAN: New Album Preview Posted Online

Ireland's CRUACHAN have posted a short MP3 preview of their forthcoming album, "Pagan", at this location. "Pagan", tentatively due in early 2004 through Karmageddon Media (formerly Hammerheart Records), was recorded and mixed at Sonic studios in Dublin and is the follow-up to last year's "Folk-Lore". ...

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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES: Next Year Will be 'The Year Of The Cycos'

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES have posted the following update on their official web site: "What up Cycos and Cycettes? "We've been getting alot of emails in the last couple of days with more questions about updates etc. "The band and friends have been working on several projects, sorting out various opportunities, and trying to deal with various ...

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ANNIHILATOR Part Ways With Drummer, Announce Replacement

Canadian thrash metal veterans ANNIHILATOR have parted ways with drummer Randy Black (PRIMAL FEAR) and have rejoined forces with former skinsman Mike Mangini (EXTREME, STEVE VAI). "Despite having guaranteed the band that he would be performing on their upcoming new release, and being scheduled to record drum tracks in 5 weeks, last-minute 'requests' made it ...

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PUSHED's JON DETTE: We Have Not Broken Up!

Despite previous reports to the contrary, Southern California's PUSHED have not broken up, according to the band's drummer, Jon Dette (ex-SLAYER, TESTAMENT). "We've replaced guitarist Joe [Johnson] and bassist Greg [Christian, ex-TESTAMENT]," Dette told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. "The new guitar player is Peter Scheithauer (ex-KILLING MACHINE, STREAM, BELLADONNA). Juan Garcia [AGENT STEEL] is most likely going to ...

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Former BUCKCHERRY Singer Cancels Remainder Of Solo Tour

Former BUCKCHERRY frontman Josh Todd has cancelled the remainder of his U.S. solo tour "due to a personal tragedy" within his band, according to a post on Todd's web site. No further information is available at this time. As previously reported, Josh's recently released solo debut, "You Made Me!", was recorded in Los Angeles with ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Singer Brings Charity Tournament To Las Vegas

MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil is again hosting the Skylar Neil Memorial Golf Tournament, but this year it moves from Malibu, California to Las Vegas, Nevada. "You are not going to want to miss a minute of this," Neil, a Las Vegas resident, told the Las Vegas Sun. In 1995 Neil lost his daughter, Skylar, ...

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INFECTIOUS GROOVES Begin Work On New Album

INFECTIOUS GROOVES, the funkadelic side project of SUICIDAL TENDENCIES frontman Mike Muir, have started writing songs for their new CD. The band, whose current lineup consist of Muir (vocals), Dean Pleasants (guitar, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES), Ron Brunner Jr. (drums, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES) and Steve Brunner (bass, SUIDICAL TENDENCIES), are currently working with a couple different singers and ...

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FU MANCHU To Release New Music Before The End Of The Year

FU MANCHU will be releasing a two-song 7" single and a three-song CD before the end of the year. The single will contain the new songs "So Far Behind" and "Something Beyond", while the CD will include those two tracks, plus the BLACK FLAG cover "Six Pack". Both versions will be available in a limited-edition ...

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