SENTENCED To Take Break, Begin Work On New Album

Finland's SENTENCED have announced that they will be taking a "creative" break while guitarist Sami Lopakka tends to his newborn child. However, it looks like the break won't be a long one as the band are planning to enter the studio in the fall/winter to begin recording their next album for a spring 2004 release. ...

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PRIMATE Complete Work On New Demo

San Francisco Bay Area's PRIMATE, who feature in their ranks former SKINLAB guitarist Mike Roberts and ex-SYSTEMATIC bassist Nick St. Denis (on second guitar), are finishing up work on a three-song demo with engineer Chris Hanson (MACHINE HEAD, TECHNOCRACY). The songs set to be included on the demo are as follows: 01. R.A.T. 02. Doppleganger ...

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NOTHINGFACE Finalize Track Listing For 'Skeletons'

NOTHINGFACE have finalized the track listing for their new album, "Skeletons", due on April 22 through TVT Records. It is as follows: 01. Machination 02. Beneath 03. Murder Is Masterbation 04. Ether 05. Communist 06. In Avernus 07. Patricide 08. Here Come The Butchers 09. I Am Him 10. Scission 11. Big Fun At The ...

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COREY FELDMAN: VINCE NEIL's 'Nice Guy' Act Was A 'Big Façade'

Actor/musician Corey Feldman recently spoke to HipOnline.com about his gig on "The Surreal Life", and his co-star in the reality show, MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil. "I was really surprised by Vince," Feldman said. "I thought he was really cool until I started to see some of the footage. I thought he was a really ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: MICHAEL JACKSON Is Nuts!

Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, no strangers to weird lifestyles, have issued a public appeal for Michael Jackson to get psychological help, according to the New York Post. Ozzy joked that he wasn't surprised at Jackson's complaint that his father beat him as a child. "If he'd been my kid, I would have whacked him, too ...

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MCBRAIN, ELLEFSON Deny Having Joined New Band Of Ex-ANTHRAX Guitarist

Despite previous reports to the contrary, IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain and former MEGADETH bassist Dave Ellefson have no intentions of becoming full-time members of the new band formed by ex-ANTHRAX guitarist Dan Spitz. The following is the official statement released by Sanctuary Artists Management on behalf of McBrain and Ellefson: "Sadly for all you ...

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HALFORD Suspend Bassist Search

HALFORD have suspended their bassist search pending the outcome of current four-stringer Ray Riendeau's ongoing discussions with the band's management regarding his status in the group. Says HALFORD manager John Baxter: "Ray and I have had numerous conversations since late December 2002 regarding his tenure with HALFORD. Prior to [Tuesday] evening's Tokyo performance, Ray was ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Announce Lineup Changes Galore

As first reported here on Feb. 7, former MARILYN MANSON bassist Twiggy Ramirez (a.k.a. Jeordie White) has now officially replaced Paz Lenchantin in A PERFECT CIRCLE. In addition, the band have announced that guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen has left the group to become a full-time member of QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE and ...

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