No BONNET For IMPELLITTERI

IMPELLITTERI's as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2002's "System X", which is currently being recorded with producer Greg Reeley (FEAR FACTORY, MACHINE HEAD), will not feature a return appearance by vocalist Graham Bonnet (MSG, RAINBOW). The band are said to be considering several candidates for the singer slot and expect to make a decision very soon. According to ...

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Former OZZY OSBOURNE Drummer To Launch New Project

Former OZZY OSBOURNE/PRIDE AND GLORY and current BILLY IDOL drummer Brian Tichy has posted the following message to his official web site: "Howdy. I am currently working on a new original band. We will give more details soon. No drastic changes. It is still mainly heavy, guitar driven shit with a bit of melody here ...

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LINKIN PARK's BENNINGTON: Still In Hospital, But Improving

LINKIN PARK vocalist Chester Bennington, who has been hospitalized since last Friday (May 30) after suffering an attack of "severe back and abdominal pains," is undergoing tests to determine the exact nature of his ailment. Doctors have narrowed the cause down to a parasite or an intestinal disorder, and a spokesperson said that the situation ...

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DENATA Complete Work On 'Art Of The Insane'

Swedish thrashers DENATA have finalized the track listing for their third album, "Art Of The Insane", due in the summer through Arctic Music Group. The follow-up to last year's "Deathtrain" will include the following cuts: 01. Marionettes Of Death 02. Insomnia 03. Prophecies 04. Whitechapel's Murder 05. Art Of The Insane 06. Satanic Thrash Hell ...

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HENDRIX Guitar Fails To Sell At Auction

A guitar owned and played by the late Jimi Hendrix has remained unsold at auction after failing to reach its reserve price, a spokesperson for auctioneers Cooper Owen said Thursday (June 5). The 1965 Sunburst Fender Stratocaster was billed as the highlights of a "Rock Legend" sale, with the auctioneers hoping to achieve a sale ...

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APARTMENT 26: New Song Posted Online

APARTMENT 26 — the group fronted by Biff Butler, son of BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler — have posted a rough-mix version of a new song, titled "88", and a short accompanying video clip at this location. "88" comes off the group's forthcoming sophomore CD, "Music For The Massive", due on September 30 ...

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LEADFOOT Bassist Welcomes Addition To Family

Congratulations are in order for former CORROSION OF CONFORMITY/current LEADFOOT bassist Phil Swisher and his wife Denise on the birth of their son, Joseph William Swisher. Joseph was born on Wednesday, June 4 at 6:48 p.m. Swiss time in Zofingen, Switzerland. He weighed in at 4.2 kg (approx. 9.25 lbs) and was 55 cm long ...

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