Veteran Rock Photographer Launches Official Web Site

Veteran rock photographer Ross Halfin has launched his official web site at this location. In the business since the late 1970s, Halfin began his career at the now-defunct publication Sounds and its off-shoot magazine Kerrang! and has worked with virtually every major rock band in existence, including AC/DC, AEROSMITH, LED ZEPPELIN, METALLICA, IRON ...

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DOWN Confirmed For New Orleans' VOODOO FESTIVAL

DOWN have been added to the "Rock" stage at the Voodoo Festival at New Orleans City Park in New Orleans, Louisiana on Saturday, November 2nd. As a result, the group's Austin show as part of their upcoming U.S. tour will be moved to a later date. Meanwhile, DOWN's Denver show has been cancelled and won't ...

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DISMEMBER Set Album Title, Plan DVD Release

DISMEMBER have set Where Ironcrosses Grow as the title of their forthcoming studio album, tentatively due in early 2003. A DVD is also in the works, spanning the band's entire history and featuring loads of behind-the-scenes and home video footage. In other news, the band have recently launched their official web site at

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GRAVE DIGGER Commence Recording Sessions For New CD

Germany's GRAVE DIGGER have commenced the recording process for their as-yet-untitled new effort at Principal Studios near Muenster, Germany for a May 26th, 2003 release through Nuclear Blast Records. All the drum tracks have been completed, and Manni Schmidt and Jens Becker are currently tracking their guitar and bass parts, respectively. The Resetti Brothers and ...

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GLASSJAW Announce Rescheduled UK Dates

GLASSJAW have announced the dates for their rescheduled UK tour, recently postponed due to the sudden illness of lead singer Daryl Palumbo. The new dates are as follows: Dec. 06 – Glasgow, UK @ G2 Dec. 07 – Manchester, UK @ University Dec. 08 – Wolverhampton, UK @ Wulfrun Hall Dec. 09 – London, UK ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Record CLIFF RICHARD Cover

CRADLE OF FILTH have laid down a cover version of Cliff Richard's "Devil Woman" during the recording sessions for their new album, Damnation And A Day. "As the album is so dark, we wanted to enjoy ourselves a bit," Dani Filth told Rock Sound. "We chose it because it is takes the complete opposite stance ...

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Former SHOOTYZ GROOVE Members Reunite In DEAD FLY SYNDROME

Former SHOOTYZ GROOVE members Dose (drums and electronics), Donny (guitars and backing vocals), and Paul (bass, formerly known as Freaklove) have teamed up with vocalist Mike Diamond in a new band called DEAD FLY SYNDROME. The band are currently mixing a six-song demo at their Shadowlab studios and will begin shopping it to record labels ...

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DEFTONES' CHI CHENG: No New Album Until 2003

DEFTONES' forthcoming CD, tentatively titled Lovers, will not surface before early 2003, bassist Chi Cheng has confirmed via a posting on the band's official web site. "We're not going to rush this mug, so I can tell you it will be sometime next year but I will tell you I think it will [be] well ...

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