Guitarist BART VANDEREYCKEN Rejoins ANCIENT RITES

Belgian black metal act ANCIENT RITES have been rejoined by guitarist Bart Vandereycken following the recent departure of Jan "Yrkki" Örlund (ex-LACRIMOSA/PRESTIGE) due to personal differences. "Guitarist Bart Vandereycken, responsible for the great and distinctive guitarwork on the EPs and first two cult albums, is back within the ranks.... full force and ready to wield ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's DURST Sets His Sights On ANGELINA JOLIE

LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst is continuing to make a public effort to hook up with actress Angelina Jolie. He told Access Hollywood at the launch party for Spike TV, "I'm absolutely in awe of her. There's something about her that tells me, 'That girl's my vibe,' you know. It's just one of those feelings, ...

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ANTHRAX: 'Safe Home' Video Posted Online

ANTHRAX's video for "Safe Home", featuring a special guest appearance by "The Matrix" film star Keanu Reeves, has been posted online at this location (Quicktime required). The "Safe Home" video was filmed at the House of Blues in Chicago on ANTHRAX's recent U.S. in support of their "We've Come For You All" CD, ...

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DROWNING POOL: New Singer Found?

DROWNING POOL are strongly rumored to have recruited ex-BUILT XL frontman Jason "Gong" Jones to fill the singer slot in the group left vacant by the death of Dave Williams. A native of Los Angeles, Jones, 29, is believed to have spent the past few weeks in Dallas, Texas writing and demoing new material with ...

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SLIPKNOT Bassist To Tour With UNIDA

SLIPKNOT's Paul Gray will be playing bass for UNIDA on their upcoming West Coast tour. "[Paul] is a very good friend of the band and we thank him very much for coming out and jamming with us so we can make this tour happen," the group said in an official statement. UNIDA tour dates: Jun. ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE To Film Video This Weekend

TYPE O NEGATIVE will be filming a video this weekend for the track "I Don't Wanna Be Me", the lead-off cut from their upcoming "Life Is Killing Me" CD. The shoot will take place in Brooklyn and will be based on a treatment submitted by the group's guitarist Kenny Hickey. As previously reported, TYPE O ...

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