DISTURBED To Unleash 'Weapon' In November

"Music as a Weapon II", a live CD recorded on the spring tour of that same name, will be released on November 18 through Intoxication/Reprise Records, according to Billboard.com. The set, which will feature contributions from DISTURBED, TAPROOT, CHEVELLE and UNLOCO, will be available in two versions, a CD and a CD/DVD combo set. The ...

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BRUCE KULICK: 'I'm Fine!'

Former KISS and current GRAND FUNK RAILROAD guitarist Bruce Kulick is at home and recovering after being hit by two stray bullets outside a nightclub in Hollywood last night. Kulick attended a concert by MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil at the Key Club on Sunset Blvd., and left the with a friend at 1:30 a.m. ...

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DR. CHUD's X-WARD To Kick Off Tour This Weekend

X-WARD, the new project led by Dr. Chud, will kick off their 2003 "Diagnosis for Death" tour in Baltimore, Maryland on October 17. Dr. Chud, best known as the drummer for the MISFITS (1995-2000) and the post-MISFITS project GRAVES, steps out from behind the kit to handle vocals in the new group. The band's lineup ...

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STEVE VAI Says G3 Tour Is A Tribute To The Guitar

Guitar virtuoso Steve Vai recently spoke to the Reno Gazette-Journal about the G3 '03 tour, which features Vai alongside fellow axe shredders Yngwie Malmsteen and Joe Satriani. "It's a recognition of the guitar and a tribute to the guitar," said Vai. "We're all there because we love the instrument. You get to hear it being ...

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DESTROYER 666 To Tour Australia For First Time In Three Years

Australia's DESTROYER 666, who are currently based in Holland, will be returning to Australian shores in December/January for their first national tour in three years. The band's "The Wolves Return" tour will see the band appearing at the Metal For The Brain Festival in December before performing in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth for the ...

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HIMSA To Film Video

Seattle's HIMSA will shoot a video in early November with director Derek Dale (DEMON HUNTER) for the track "Rain To The Sound Of Panic", taken from the group's Prosthetic Records debut, "Courting Tragedy and Disaster". The band are currently on the road with SHADOWS FALL and will embark on a Canadian tour with DEATH BY ...

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HATEBREED: New Music Available For Listening

A HATEBREED "jukebox player", featuring streaming versions of the tracks "Live For This", "Doomsayer" and "This Is Now", can be accessed online at this location. All three cuts come off the group's third album, "The Rise Of Brutality", due on October 28 through Republic/Universal Records. The follow-up to last year's "Perseverance" was recorded ...

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