ORGY Guitarist Produces 7TH STANDARD, RED TAPE

ORGY guitarist Amir Derakh recently spent time producing demos for Sacramento acts 7TH STANDARD and RED TAPE, both of whom are expected to have full-length CDs out in early 2003. The former group have since inked a deal with Immortal/Virgin Records and are due to begin work on their major label shortly with an as-yet-undetermined ...

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ONE MINUTE SILENCE Ink Deal With TASTE MEDIA

Britain's ONE MINUTE SILENCE have reportedly signed a deal with Taste Media, a joint venture between Dennis Smith at Sawmills Studios in Cornwall and Safta Jaffery at SJP Producer Management. The band will commence work on their third album on September 16th with producer John Leckie (PINK FLOYD, MUSE, JOHN LENNON) for an early 2003 ...

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ILLNATH Part With Drummer, Seek Replacement

Danish melodic black metal band ILLNATH have parted ways with their drummer and are currently looking for a replacement. Live and studio experience is required. Interested parties can contact: [email protected] ILLNATH recently acquired a Norwegian singer by the name of Bjørn "Narrenschiff" Holter and are currently in the studio writing and recording new material, which ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's NIKKI SIXX: 'I'm Just A Cockstar'

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following update via the group's official web site: "[MÖTLEY CRÜE guitarist Mick] Mars called today. I told him my new band [which features Sixx, L.A. GUNS axeman Tracii Guns, ADEMA drummer Kris Kohl, L.A. GUNS bassist Adam Hamilton on guitar, and vocalist London—ed.] starts rehearsals on Monday ...

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SEPULTURA Guitarist Announces Solo Appearance

SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser will be accompanied by undisclosed "guests" during his "solo" appearance at Via Funchal in São Paulo, Brazil on Wednesday, September 25th. It is expected that Kisser will perform a set composed largely of blues-based selections, as he has during several other local appearances over the course of the last several months. ...

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GRAVES Split Up!

GRAVES, the band formed by former MISFITS vocalist Michale Graves, drummer Dr. Chud, guitarist Tom Logan, and ex-FAST TIMES bassist Graham Westfield, have split up due to "creative differences," according to Michale's official web site. "GRAVES has collectively decided that the proverbial Web Of Dharma has now run out," reads a cryptic statement on the ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Frontman To Sing National Anthem

QUEENSRŸCHE frontman GEOFF TATE will be singing the national anthem at the Seahawks game on Sunday, September 15th in Seattle, Washington. The game, versus Arizona, will be televised locally on Fox and nationwide on DirecTV's NFL Sunday Ticket. Kickoff is at 1:00 PM PT. ...

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