APARTMENT 26 Land New Record Deal, Complete Work On Sophomore CD

APARTMENT 26 — the group fronted by Biff Butler, son of BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler — have set "Music For The Massive" as the title for their sophomore CD, due late summer through Atlantic Records. The CD, which was produced by Tchad Blake and APARTMENT 26 at Real World Studios, Peter Gabriel's state-of-the-art recording ...

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Former NEUROTICA Guitarist To Make Live Debut With New Band

BALD DAISY, the Sarasota, Florida-based group led by former NEUROTICA guitarist Shawn Bowen, will make their live debut this Sunday, March 9 at Lost and Found in Orlando opening for OTEP. For more information on BALD DAISY, whose music music is being described as "ambient space metal like you've never heard," visit the group's official ...

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Ex-DANZIG Guitarist Forms New band, Lands Record Deal

Former DANZIG guitarist Todd Youth has landed a deal with Capitol Records for his as-yet-unnamed new band and is preparing to enter the studio next month to record an album for a late 2003 release. Youth, whose departure from DANZIG was announced last week, has posted the following message to the band's official message board: ...

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NEW ENGLAND METAL AND HARDCORE FESTIVAL: Lineup Announced!

SUPERJOINT RITUAL, MESHUGGAH, THE HAUNTED, SUFFOCATION and LAMB OF GOD are among the artists scheduled to appear at this year's New England Metal And Hardcore Festival, set to take place on May 16-17 at the Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts. The compete lineup for the fesatival is as follows: Friday, May 16 (3:00 p.m. doors): OPETH ...

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NIKKI SIXX Talks About 'The Heroin Diaries', MÖTLEY CRÜE Reunion

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist and songwriter Nikki Sixx recently spoke to MTV.com about his soon-to-be-published book of journal entries, dubbed "The Heroin Diaries", which he expects to have out by Christmas. "It starts on Christmas morning 1986 with me sitting in front of a Christmas tree alone, shooting up heroin," Sixx said. "I'm sitting there thinking, ...

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BLOODFLOWERZ Begin Work On '7 Benedictions / 7 Maledictions'

German female-fronted dark/goth metal act BLOODFLOWERZ have entered Woodhouse Studio in Hagen, Germany with producers Siggi Bemm and Dan Diamond (JOACHIM WITT, PHILIP BOA, THE GATHERING, THERION) to record their sophomore effort, "7 Benedictions / 7 Maledictions". The CD, a concept album about the seven sins and the seven virtues, is slated for release on ...

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CIRCLE II CIRCLE Set Release Date For Debut CD

CIRCLE II CIRCLE, the new band fronted by former SAVATAGE singer Zachary Stevens, have set an April 28 European release date through Germany's AFM Records for their debut album, "Watching In Silence". All compositions on the CD were written by Stevens and SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva, with four exceptions, which were penned by Stevens and ...

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