INFECTIOUS GROOVES Begin Work On New Album

INFECTIOUS GROOVES, the funkadelic side project of SUICIDAL TENDENCIES frontman Mike Muir, have started writing songs for their new CD. The band, whose current lineup consist of Muir (vocals), Dean Pleasants (guitar, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES), Ron Brunner Jr. (drums, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES) and Steve Brunner (bass, SUIDICAL TENDENCIES), are currently working with a couple different singers and ...

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FU MANCHU To Release New Music Before The End Of The Year

FU MANCHU will be releasing a two-song 7" single and a three-song CD before the end of the year. The single will contain the new songs "So Far Behind" and "Something Beyond", while the CD will include those two tracks, plus the BLACK FLAG cover "Six Pack". Both versions will be available in a limited-edition ...

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THE HAUNTED's PETER DOLVING: 'I'm Really Happy To Be Back!'

THE HAUNTED singer Peter Dolving recently spoke to Metal-Rules.com about his decision to return to the group after a several-year absence from the extreme metal scene. When asked to name his reason for coming back to the band, Peter said, "It's simple. I'm a musician, hence it's my job. I also love THE HAUNTED and ...

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SILENT FORCE Sign With NOISE RECORDS

SILENT FORCE, the band featuring ex-ROYAL HUNT singer D.C. Cooper, have signed a "fantastic, outstanding, awesome" new deal with Noise Records, according to a post on the group's official web site. The band are currently recording their third album, "Line Of Attack", with producer Dennis Ward (ANGRA, PINK CREAM 69). The follow up to 2001's ...

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VELVET REVOLVER: Studio Update!

VELVET REVOLVER, the much buzzed-about rock group featuring 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 finished laying down basic tracks for 14 songs with producer Josh Abraham and engineer Ryan Williams, according to ...

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IRON MAIDEN Drummer To Face Third-Degree Assault Charges

IRON MAIDEN drummer Michael "Nicko" McBrain will appear in Hempstead District Court in New York next month to face third-degree assault charges. On Tuesday (October 7), a judge set a November 7 date for the case, which involves McBrain intentionally running his car into a parking-lot attendant before an IRON MAIDEN show in ...

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GODSMACK: 'The Other Side' Track Listing Announced

Despite rumors to the contrary, GODSMACK intend to go through with their previously announced plans of releasing an acoustic EP on November 18. Titled "The Other Side", the disc features seven tracks recorded earlier this year in Hawaii after the band finished their tour of Asia. Among the cuts recorded for the EP are two ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS: 'Thank You' DVD Details Revealed

Billboard.com reports that STONE TEMPLE PILOTS' upcoming Atlantic best-of set, "Thank You", will include a DVD packed with three hours of videos, live performances and footage of the band shot by friends and fans. The 15-track audio anthology — due on November 11 — will be available with and without the DVD. The DVD will ...

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