BODY COUNT Comment On Guitarist's Passing

BODY COUNT members Ice-T and Ernie-C have issued a statement regarding the death of the band's rhythm guitarist Dennis "D-Roc" Miles, who passed away Tuesday due to complications from lymphoma. He was 45 years old. "D-Roc was the backbone of the BODY COUNT sound," Ice-T said in the statement. "He went to school with me ...

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ON A PALE HORSE Select New Producer For Upcoming CD

ON A PALE HORSE, the band featuring ex-SLIPKNOT guitarist Josh Brainard, will now be utilizing the services of producer Warren Riker (DOWN, C.O.C., CROWBAR) for their sophomore album, "Riding the Wind", tentatively due in early 2005 through Mushroom Cloud Records. The follow-up to "Black Is Not the Darkest Colour" will contain 12 songs, including "Eye-In-Hand", ...

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DARKTHRONE's FENRIZ Presents 'The Best Of Old School Black Metal'

Snapper Music has set a September 20 release date for "The Best Of Old School Black Metal", a compilation consisting of "the most influential and most unholy sounding tracks" of the black metal genre as selected by DARKTHRONE's Fenriz. "Cult heroes such as SARCOFAGO and TORMENTOR lurk amongst tracks from originators VENOM and BATHORY," according ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND To Guest On RYAN VAN POEDEROOYEN's Solo Album

STRAPPING YOUNG LAD mastermind Devin Townsend will be making a guest appearance on the upcoming solo album from DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND drummer Ryan Van Poederooyen. "I'm so stoked about this," Ryan writes on his web site. "Some people might not be surprised about this guest appearance because I play drums in the DTB. The fact ...

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TOMMY LEE And PAMELA ANDERSON's Work In Progress

In Touch magazine spoke with Pamela Anderson in a Q&A and after referring to her ex-husband Tommy Lee as being "like my third child," they asked if he and the former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer are co-parenting Brandon and Dylan. "He has the boys, it's his summertime with the kids, and we're all getting along great," ...

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