SKIN Performs Solo In Milan

Former SKUNK ANANSIE singer Skin performed a solo gig in Milan, Italy Thursday night (May 22). Check out pictures from Wire Image. Skin will issue her debut solo effort, "Fleshwounds", on June 2 through EMI Chrysalis/Capitol Records. The CD was recorded in two bursts — first in 2001, in Belgium, with producer David ...

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INME To Support DEFTONES In The U.K.

British newcomers INME will be supporting DEFTONES on their sold-out upcoming U.K. tour. They will be playing London Brixton Academy on June 2 and Manchester Apollo on June 4. BIFFY CLYRO will be joining the Sacramento group at their Glasgow date on June 3 at the Braehead Arena. DEFTONES are currently running a competition to ...

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MNEMIC Part Ways With Bassist, Announce Replacement

Danish "hybrid metal" act MNEMIC, featuring former INVOCATOR session drummer Brian Rasmussen and ex-MERCENARY guitarist Mircea G. Eftemie, have parted ways with bassist Mikkel Larsen and have replaced him with ex-GROPE four-stringer Tomas "Oberst" Koefod. MNEMIC will release their debut album, "Mechanical Spin Phenomena", in Europe on July 28 through Nuclear Blast Records. The CD ...

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PRO-PAIN Set Release Date For 'Run For Cover'

PRO-PAIN have set an August 26 release date through Rawhead/Eagle/Spitfire Records for their new album, "Run For Cover". In other news, the group recently parted ways with longtime drummer Eric Matthews and have replaced him with Rich Ferjanic (ex-IN COLD BLOOD, RUN DEVIL RUN). Rich made his live debut with the band during their recent ...

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NILE/KREATOR/VADER Tour Gets A Name

The forthcoming North American tour featuring NILE, KREATOR, VADER, AMON AMARTH and GOATWHORE has been dubbed "Art of Noise 2". The trek, which is scheduled to kick off in late September, will feature NILE in the headlining slot. More information will be made available soon. ...

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PEARL JAM Bassist Collaborates With KING'S X Singer

PEARL JAM bassist Jeff Ament and KING'S X frontman Doug Pinnick are collaborating on a project they hope to finish this year. Friends since 1988, Ament and Pinnick got together for the first time "a little over a year ago," when, along with drummer Richard Stuverud, they recorded ten songs in one week. "We just ...

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