STATIC-X Frontman Can Read The Writing On The Wall

Josh Bell of Las Vegas Weekly writes: Wayne Static can read the writing on the wall. The frontman for industrial-influenced nu-metal band STATIC-X knows the genre that helped push him to success is on the wane. "The hard rock that MTV's playing and the radio's playing now is all that new, like, I call it ...

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MNEMIC Finalize Release Date, Track Listing For New CD

Denmark's modern thrashers MNEMIC, featuring former INVOCATOR session drummer Brian Rasmussen and ex-MERCENARY guitarist Mircea G. Eftemie, have set a September 27 release date through Nuclear Blast Records for their sophomore album, "The Audio Injected Soul". The follow-up to last year's "Mechanical Spin Phenomena" was recorded at AntFarm Studios in Aarhus, Denmark with producer Tue ...

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AGGRESSIVE MUSIC FESTIVAL: Video Report Posted Online

Albany's Capital News 9 has posted a two-minute video report from this weekend's Aggressive Music Festival, which featured performances from a number of national heavy metal bands, including SLAYER, SLIPKNOT, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, CHIMAIRA, SUPERJOINT RITUAL, SHADOWS FALL, HATEBREED and LIFE OF AGONY. Watch the video here. Around 4,000 music fans from the Capital ...

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KISS' PAUL STANLEY: 'We Became Prisoners Of Our Own Set List'

KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley recently spoke to Pennsylvania's TimesLeader.com about the group's decision to carry on without original members, guitarist Ace Frehley and drummer Peter Criss. "Interestingly, the only people that seem to want to know why you've come back are the people that wish you wouldn't," Stanley said with a chuckle. "It's been an ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH 'Misbehaving' In New York

According to The New York Post's "Page Six" column, METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich was misbehaving at Hue in the West Village the other night. Ulrich, who has a wife named Skylar (a former flame of Matt Damon's who was the model for Minnie Driver's character in "Good Will Hunting"), was spotted billing and cooing with ...

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