Former TESTAMENT/DEATH Guitarist Lands Endorsement Deal

Former TESTAMENT/DEATH guitarist James Murphy has finalized a deal to be endorsed by Caparison Guitars. Other artists using Caparison guitars: ARCH ENEMY, SOILWORK, THE HAUNTED, and KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, among others. In other news, Murphy has posted the following message on his web site: "Here's what I've been up to... I just mastered the new ENFORSAKEN ...

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OZZFEST Organizers Invite Fans' Input

The organizers of the annual Ozzfest are inviting fans to help mold the traveling festival to be the best experience of their lives. Please go to the Ozzfest survey webpage and answer a few questions to help gear Ozzfest specifically towards your desires. Click here to fill out the survey. ...

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MAX CAVALERA's Artistic License

SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera has been invited to speak at the Philosophical Society's 319th session at the Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland on November 13. Running since 1684, previous speakers for the prestigious Society have included a whole range of people such as Winston Churchill, Frederic Engels, J K Galbraith, Bertrand Russell and The Edge ...

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FAIR WARNING, EUROPE Members Join Forces In LAST AUTUMN'S DREAM

LAST AUTUMN'S DREAM, the new melodic rock "supergroup" featuring famed Swedish singer Mikael Erlandsson together with former FAIR WARNING guitarist Andy Malecek plus three-quarters of EUROPEMic Michaeli (keyboards), John Leven (on bass) and Ian Haugland (on drums) — have signed a deal with Frontiers Records. The group's self-titled debut album will be released ...

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IRON MAIDEN: New Live Photos Posted Online

A bunch of live photos of IRON MAIDEN, taken during their European "Dance Of Death" tour, have been posted online. Check them out: Oct. 27 at Filaforum in Milan, Italy (photos) Oct. 25 at Schleyerhalle in Stuttgart, Germany (w/ GAMMA RAY) (photos) Oct. 22 at T-Mobile Arena in Prague, Czech Republic ...

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SCOTT WEILAND Ordered To Live-In Drug Programs

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS/VELVET REVOLVER frontman Scott Weiland was ordered on Thursday (Oct. 30) to report to a live-in detox program followed by six months in a residential drug rehab center, according to Reuters. The court order followed Weiland's arrest on Monday — his 36th birthday — for crashing into a parked car in Hollywood and ...

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LOST HORIZON Add Session Guitarist

Sweden's LOST HORIZON have added session/touring guitarist Hans Boström to the group's lineup. In addition, the band have been officially confirmed for next year's installment of the Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 10-12, 2004 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. LOST HORIZON parted ways with guitarist Wojtek Lisicki (a.k.a. Transcendental Protagonist) in July due to ...

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LIVING COLOUR: DVD-Audio To Include Video Clip

LIVING COLOUR's DVD-Audio edition of their new CD, "Collideoscope", will include all 15 tracks in 5.1 Dolby Surround Sound plus a video clip for "Song Without Sin" along with photos and possible other video footage. Upcoming LIVING COLOUR tour dates: Nov. 05 - Denver, CO @ Fillmore Nov. 07 - St louis, MO - the ...

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