NOVEMBERS DOOM Won't Work With Producer NEIL KERNON After All

Despite a previous announcement to the contrary, Chicago doomsters NOVEMBERS DOOM will not be utilizing the services of producer Neil Kernon (CANNIBAL CORPSE, NEVERMORE, DEICIDE) on their upcoming album, tentatively titled "The Pale Haunt Departure". "I prematurely announced we would be working with Neil Kernon once again on the new CD," NOVEMBERS DOOM vocalist Paul ...

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ULI JON ROTH's Classic Guitar Displayed At German Museum

Legendary guitarist Uli Jon Roth's first-ever prototype of the Sky Guitar (the "Dolphin Sky") is being displayed at Europe's first and only museum of rock and pop history, "Rock'n'Popmuseum", in Gronau, Germany, which attracted more than 10,000 visitors in the first week since it opened. The guitar was built in 1983 and was Uli's main ...

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DEVILDRIVER Miss OZZFEST Appearance

DEVILDRIVER, the new band fronted by former COAL CHAMBER singer Dez Fafara, were forced to miss their Ozzfest 2004 appearance at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA on Thursday (July 29). "The band's bus broke down somewhere in Oregon about 24 hours ago, and is still un-operable," according to a July 29 posting on ...

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KORN: New Single Goes To Radio

KORN have chosen their cover of "Word Up", originally recorded by the legendary R&B act CAMEO, as the first single from their new collection, "Greatest Hits: Volume One", according to Launch Radio Networks. CAMEO's version of the tune, released in 1986, reached Number Six on the pop charts. KORN have recorded several other covers for ...

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PRONG Begin Work On New Material

PRONG have been rehearsing new material that will be recorded this fall for an upcoming studio album. The follow-up to this year's "Scorpio Rising" will be released early 2005 through Locomotive Music. As previously reported, PRONG will be playing a special one-off show in Hollywood, CA on Thursday, August 12 at the Knitting Factory on ...

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DISTURBED Debut New Bassist At Hometown Gig

DISTURBED played their first show with new bassist John Moyer (ex-THE UNION UNDERGROUND) on Saturday at the House Of Blues in their hometown of Chicago, according to Launch Radio Networks. The band also debuted two new songs, titled "Hell" and "Monster", which will most likely appear on the group's third album. No release date has ...

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BLACKEST OF THE BLACK: Tentative Tour Dates Announced

The tentative routing has been released for this fall's edition of the "Blackest Of The Black" tour, featuring DANZIG, DOYLE (featuring ex-MISFITS guitarist Doyle), MAYHEM, DEVILDRIVER, DEATH ANGEL and EYES OF FIRE. As previously reported, "Blackest of the Black" organizer Glenn Danzig and ex-MISFITS guitarist Doyle will be teaming up for a special MISFITS set ...

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