WEILAND, Ex-GNR Members Were Free Agents Prior To Signing With RCA

Hits Daily Double reports that last week's announcement that the Immortal-managed VELVET REVOLVER were inking with RCA/J Records Group ruler Clive Davis and RCA A&R kingpin Ashley Newton sparked some questions as to the bandmembers' past label obligations. According to inside sources, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS owe Atlantic one record — but the band will be ...

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GREAT WHITE Concert In Massachusetts Called Off

GREAT WHITE's previously announced concert at Club Odyssey in Weymouth, Massachusetts was cancelled yesterday after complaints from people who thought the Massachusetts venue was too close to the scene of the Feb. 20 tragedy, according to the Providence Journal. "We did get official word that it was actually cancelled," Shelby Tillett, assistant to Weymouth Mayor ...

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GODSMACK To Show 'The Other Side' In November

GODSMACK have set "The Other Side" as the title for their upcoming eight-song acoustic album, featuring four new songs and four unplugged versions of album cuts, according to MTV.com. Two of the previously unreleased tracks, "Running Blind" and "Voices", are old songs GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna wrote but never recorded, one will be by DROPBOX, ...

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IRONFIRE: New Demo Tracks Posted Online

Danish metallers IRONFIRE have posted three recently recorded demo tracks at their official web site. Check them out: 01. Nightmare (mp3) 02. The Afterlife (mp3) 03. Odins Call (mp3) As previously reported, IRONFIRE spent the early months of 2003 at Nifilheim Studios recording and mixing 11 "breathtaking tracks. . ...

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Jurors Deliberate MARILYN MANSON Case

Jury deliberations continue Friday (September 5) in the case of a security guard who accuses shock rocker Marilyn Manson of grinding his hips into the guard's head, according to the Associated Press. A security guard is suing Manson for an incident at Minneapolis' Historic Orpheum Theater in October 2000, when Manson crouched at the end ...

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SLAYER's LOMBARDO Completes Drum Tracks For New GRIP INC. Album

SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo has finished laying down his tracks for the fourth GRIP INC. album, according to a post on his official web site. The follow-up to 1999's "Solidify" is being recorded at Woodhouse Studio in Hagen, Germany and is tentatively due in early 2004 through SPV/Steamhammer Records in Europe, JVC Records in Japan ...

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EIDOLON: New Song Posted Online

A brand new EIDOLON track, titled "Demoralized", has been posted online at this location. "Demoralized" comes off the Canadian group's forthcoming album, "Apostles Of Defiance", due on October 6 through Metal Blade Records. The complete track listing for "Apostles Of Defiance" is as follows: 01. Scream From Within 02. Volcanic Earth 03. Twisted ...

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