NIKKI SIXX: 'MÖTLEY CRÜE Is A Dysfunctional Band'

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist Nikki Sixx (of MÖTLEY CRÜE) fame and guitarist Tracii Guns recently spoke to Pitriff.com about the much-rumored CRÜE reunion/farewell tour and the early lineup changes that plagued BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION before the group settled into their current four-man format. Regarding the possibility of a MÖTLEY CRÜE tour in light ...

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Label: SLIPKNOT To Record 3-4 More Songs For New Album

According to a posting at the Roadrunner Records web site, SLIPKNOT are officially back in the Hollywood Hills, California as of Monday, January 12 finishing up the recording of their as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2001's "Iowa", tentatively due this summer. "Word has it the band is still going to lay down 3-4 more full songs, and ...

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VINTERSORG To Headline Germany's DONG OPEN AIR Festival

VINTERSORG, the Swedish band led by BORKNAGAR frontman Andreas Hedlund (a.k.a. Vintersorg), have been confirmed as one of the headliners of the 2004 edition of Dong Open Air, set to take place July 16-17 in Neukirchen-Vluyn, near Krefeld, Germany. VINTERSORG will top the bill on Saturday, July 17 while SUIDAKRA and MY DARKEST HATE will ...

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BESEECH Announce Record-Release Party

Swedish "gothic metallers" BESEECH will hold a release party for their fourth full-length album, "Drama", on February 27 at Sjunde Hilmen in Borås, Sweden. "BESEECH will perform two times this night, one softer set and a heavier one," the band write in an official press release. "It's a big nightclub (around 500 persons) and for ...

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ENTWINE Name New Album

Finnish goth-metallers ENTWINE have set "DiEversity" as the title of their new album, due in Finland on March 1 through Spinefarm Records (Century Media in the rest of Europe and the U.S.).. The follow-up to 2002's "Time Of Despair" was recorded at Astia Studios in Lappeenranta, Finland with producer Anssi Kippo (CHILDREN OF BODOM, SINERGY, ...

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