LIMBONIC ART Split Up!

Norway's LIMBONIC ART have officially split up. According to the group's official web site (www.limbonic.com) "We feel that we have reached as far as we could in our collaboration, and do not feel as inspired as we should when it comes to [producing] new quality music. There is no reason to go on ...

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Former RATT Duo Share Stage For First Time In 12 Years

Former RATT members Stephen Pearcy (vocals) and Juan Croucier (bass) shared the same stage for the first time in 12 years last Thursday (Feb. 13) at the Key club in Hollywood, California. Croucier, who's been keeping busy in the recent years running a recording studio and playing with his new band LIQUID SUNDAY, joined Pearcy's ...

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KRISIUN: 'We Live For The Most Aggressive Death Metal'

Brazilian death metallers KRISIUN have begun recording their new album at Bebop 2 Studios in São Paulo with producer Pierre Rémillard (CRYPTOPSY, KATAKLYSM, GORGUTS). The as-yet-untitled follow-up to "Ageless Venomous" will include two instrumentals and possibly a cover version of VENOM's "In League With Satan". Regarding the musical direction of the new album, guitarist Moysès ...

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BALLISTIC To Sign American Record Deal

BALLISTIC, the new band featuring former DEUCE / TENSION / WARDOG mainman Tom Gattis, along with JAG PANZER members Rikard Stjernquist (drums) and Chris Broderick (guitar), are on the verge of inking a North American deal with the New York-based AR Records. The group, who recently signed with Metal Blade Records for the European territory, ...

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ANTISEEN To Celebrate 20th Anniversary With North Carolina Gig

ANTISEEN will celebrate their 20th anniversary with a live performance at Tremont Music Hall in Charlotte, North Carolina on Saturday, April 19. "Formed in 1983 by Jeff Clayton and Joe Young, ANTISEEN has survived and outlasted every obstacle thrown in their way," states a press release announcing the upcoming show. "Every musical trend, every band ...

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COURTNEY LOVE Pops For A Personal Drug Czar

The following article appeared in today's edition of the New York Daily News: Courtney Love is determined to kick her pill habit. The [former] HOLE singer confirms she has hired a round-the-clock minder to help her stay clean. "He travels with [bleeped]-up rock stars to make sure they don't take drugs," Love tells us, bluntly. ...

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TRANSPORT LEAGUE To Enter Studio

Sweden's TRANSPORT LEAGUE will enter the studio on Feb. 28 with producer J. Reivén (former drummer for the gold-selling Swedes LOK), to record a new demo/promo CD. The tracks set to be included are as follows: 01. Cycle of Slay 02. Godtaker 03. Wrapped Dead Inside 04. The Severed 05. Sick Scum In other news, ...

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Charges Recommended In GUNS N' ROSES Riot

Police are recommending charges against nine people, including six youths, in a riot at a GUNS N' ROSES concert last year that ended in $264,000 worth of damage to the downtown GM Place stadium. Reports recommending charges of mischief and participating in unlawful assembly have been sent to prosecutors, Sgt. Rob Bosley said Tuesday. Most ...

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PAUL DI'ANNO To Record Acoustic CD Of MAIDEN Classics

Former IRON MAIDEN vocalist Paul Di'Anno is in the studio recording the first all-acoustic album of MAIDEN classics, due later in the year. As a way to get the fans excited about the upcoming collection, Di'Anno and his band, dubbed KILLERS, recently recorded acoustic versions of "Wrathchild" and "Remember Tomorrow" at XFM Radio's London studio. ...

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