AMONG THIEVES Make Live Debut With BIOHAZARD Drummer

New York's AMONG THIEVES made their live debut with new drummer Danny Schuler of BIOHAZARD on Friday, October 11th at Birch Hill Nite Club in Old Bridge, New Jersey (as support to SUPERJOINT RITUAL). The band's next two shows will take place on October 18th at Birch Hill Nite Club with KITTIE and on Saturday, ...

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Producer KEVIN SHIRLEY Hard At Work On Upcoming LED ZEPPELIN Project

Veteran producer Kevin Shirley (IRON MAIDEN, DREAM THEATER) has confirmed that he is working on an upcoming LED ZEPPELIN DVD/CD package, tentatively titled Led Zeppelin: The Ultimate Collection, due sometime before spring 2003 through Atlantic Records. "Yes, it's true!" Shirley wrote on his official web site. "I have been hard at work on a LED ...

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DYING FETUS Drop Off X-MASS FESTIVALS 2002

DYING FETUS have withdrawn from the upcoming No Mercy X-Mass Festivals 2002 "due to problems beyond our control," according to the band's official web site. "We apologize for this but it was something out of our control. We will give you more details as we get them." No Mercy X-Mass Festivals 2002 is set to ...

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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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