BALD DAISY Announce New Drummer

BALD DAISY, the Sarasota, Florida-based group led by former NEUROTICA guitarist Shawn Bowen, have rounded out their lineup with the addition of professional female drummer Ecco. Ecco has played with many artists in Florida and Chicago, most notably ME'SHELL NDEGEOCELLO, and ELLIOT EASTON (THE CARS). BALD DAISY, whose music music is being described as "ambient ...

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EYES OF FIRE To Release 'From Ashes To Ember' In Late Summer

EYES OF FIRE, the experimental Orange County, California-based featuring Matt Fisher and Dan Kaufman from the legendary cultists MINDROT, have finished mastering their Century Media debut, "From Ashes To Ember", with Cameron Webb (DANZIG, MONSTER MAGNET) for a late summer release. An EP, titled "Disintegrate", will precede album in early June. EYES OF FIRE's music ...

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JASON NEWSTED: 'BOB ROCK's No Bass Player'

METALLICA's forthcoming "St. Anger" album, the group's first since 1997's "Reload", features bass tracks courtesy of longtime producer Bob Rock, an accomplished musician whose own rock-star aspirations were documented on several CDs, including the largely-ignored self-titled 1992 LP from his now-defunct band ROCKHEAD. Although ex-METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted believes that the group's decision to hire ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's DURST Working On Solo Project

LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst recently told Rolling Stone magazine that he's been working on a solo project. "It's called PACIFICA," he said. "It's very Eighties. I don't want to say it sounds like HOWARD JONES or A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS. Maybe it sounds like DURAN DURAN or SOFT CELL — this will be a ...

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'Headbanger's Ball' Comes Back To Life

The premiere edition of the resurrected "Headbanger's Ball" aired Saturday night (May 10) on MTV2. The first week's show was hosted by METALLICA and featured videos by KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, GODSMACK, SUPERJOINT RITUAL and SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, among others. The complete playlist for last night's "Headbanger's Ball" was as follows: Hour 1: 01. METALLICA - One 02. ...

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VADER Singer To Guest On CETI CD

VADER guitarist/vocalist Peter has recorded a guest appearance on backing vocals for the new album from Polish traditional heavy metal band CETI. Peter can be heard in a song called "Falcon's Flight", to be featured on the band's forthcoming CD, "Shadow Of The Angel". ...

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ANKLA Announce Upcoming Shows, In-Store Appearance

Los Angeles-based ANKLA, featuring guitarist Ramon Ortiz (PUYA), Brazilian vocalist Ikaro Stafford, L.A local J.J. McNeal on bass, and drummer Aaron Rossi (STRIFE, SHELTER, MEDICATION), will be playing at The Zone in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Friday, May 23. The band will also be making an in-store appearance the same day at Music Sound ...

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