SOLITUDE AETURNUS Name Album, Post New Song

John Perez, guitarist of the long-running Arlington, Texas-based doom metallers SOLITUDE AETURNUS, has issued the following update on the band's current activities: "Doomed greetings to all! Perez here — I'm over at Robert's secret Coven meeting place finishing the last of the [SOLITUDE AETURNUS] songs to be recorded (now) in February. "We did a song ...

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DIMEBAG DARRELL In-Store Appearances: Photos Available

Former PANTERA/current DAMAGEPLAN guitarist Dimebag Darrell made two in-store appearances at Sam Ash locations in Edison, NJ and Carle Place (Long Island), NY over the weekend. Check out the pictures here. Dimebag's appearances at Sam Ash were sponsored by Dunlop, the maker of the world famous Cry-Baby wah pedal and the innovator behind ...

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DISTURBED: Down With The Bass?

Several weeks after word came from the DISTURBED camp that bassist Fuzz had left the Chicago nü-metal group, frontman David Draiman & Co. are searching for a replacement. All interested parties should send demos, 8X10's and contact information to the following address (full bios are not necessary): JBM 4042 N. Pulaski Chicago, IL 60641 ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Added To ICED EARTH's European Tour

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR have been confirmed as direct support for ICED EARTH on their upcoming European headlining tour. Opening the show at all dates will be Finnish melodic power metallers THUNDERSTONE. "Sometimes a band has to make decisions — a lot of people could be happy, some not," PRIMAL FEAR write in an ...

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HOLLOWED Announce Tour Dates

Melodic black metal band HOLLOWED, featuring Sean Baxter (BROKEN HOPE, COUNCIL OF THE FALLEN, EM SINFONIA), will be embarking on a tour of the Midwest beginning in late January. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jan. 26 - Rush Theater - Phoenix, AZ Jan. 31 - The 16th Hole - Houston, TX Feb. 01 ...

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VELVET REVOLVER To Release 'Comrades' In April

VELVET REVOLVER, the much buzzed-about rock group featuring ex-STONE TEMPLE PILOTS vocalist Scott Weiland, former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash, bassist Duff McKagan, drummer Matt Sorum and guitarist Dave Kushner from Dave Navarro's (JANE'S ADDICTION) band, have set "Comrades" as the working title for their much-anticipated debut, tentatively due on April 27 through RCA Records. ...

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METALLICA 'Myths' To Be Addressed In Upcoming Biography

The career of the seventh-biggest recording act on the planet will be chronicled in April 2004 in "Justice For All: The Truth About Metallica", a weighty 472-page hardback by writer Joel McIver. Published by the industry heavyweight Omnibus Press, the book, McIver's sixth, is the result of over five years of research and contains unpublished ...

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