GWAR Frontman Comments On DIMEBAG Murder

In a recent interview with StyleWeekly.com, GWAR frontman Dave Brockie (a.k.a. Oderus Ungurus) was asked how he feels about the recent Ohio shootings of former PANTERA guitarist Darrell Abbott and three others. "It's an incredible tragedy, a disaster, but the metal community will rally and be stronger because of it," he said. "Darrell touched and ...

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VELVET REVOLVER Talk About Making Of 'Dirty Little Thing' Video

VELVET REVOLVER spoke to MTV.com about the making of their "Dirty Little Thing" video, the third single from their debut album, "Contraband". "Basically the concept is the train's gonna be animated and everything on the outside is gonna be animated, and once you climb inside it's gonna be real human beings in there partying," drummer ...

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ANIMAL: New Album 'Medley' Posted Online

ANIMAL, the new group featuring original W.A.S.P. guitarist Randy Piper, have posted a five-track medley sampler of material that will be included on the group's sophomore album, tentatively due in early 2005, at their official web site. Download the 5.8 MB MP3 file at this location. The follow-up to 2002's "900 Lb. Steam" ...

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JOHN SYKES: Live Album Audio Samples Posted Online

Legendary guitarist John Sykes (THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE, BLUE MURDER) will release his new live album, "Bad Boy Live", in Japan next week. Copies of the CD, which was recorded in April 2004 on Sykes' Japanese tour, will also become available from the guitarist's official web site at the start of the New Year. More information ...

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NILE: New Album Update

NILE guitarist/vocalist Karl Sanders has issued the following update on the recording sessions for the group's new album: "We are home now, on break for the holidays. The drums are completely finished tracking, and [drummer] George [Kollias, of NIGHTFALL/SICKENING HORROR fame] is on his way home to Greece. Actually we have been finished with drums ...

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