EVANESCENCE's LEE And MOODY A Couple?

Teenmusic.com is reporting that EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee is still refusing to comment on her bandmate Ben Moody's sudden departure — despite industry reports the pair were lovers. Guitarist Moody quit the heavy rock band's European tour last month, flying home to America before a planned concert in Berlin, Germany, without telling anyone else in ...

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HADES Guitarist 'Collaborates' With Late AC/DC Frontman

HADES guitarist Dan Lorenzo has contacted BLABBERMOUTH.NET with the following update: "A couple years ago I went to Scotland with my wife. I met a metalhead who was a huge fan of my old bands NON-FICTION and HADES. We stayed in touch via email. A few months ago he moved next to Bon Scott's sister. ...

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Former PANTERA Guitarist To Appear At SAM ASH MUSIC

Former PANTERA/current DAMAGEPLAN guitarist Dimebag Darrell will be holding an autograph signing exclusively at two Sam Ash Music locations. The details are as follows: Friday, December 12 – 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sam Ash in Edison, NJ 1831 Rt. 27 Saturday, December 13 – 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sam Ash in Carle Place, ...

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ZANDELLE: Ex-OCTOBER THORNS Drummer Joins The Fold

Ex-OCTOBER THORNS drummer Joe "Jofu" Cardillo has officially joined the ranks of New York's ZANDELLE. After having played a number of shows with the band this year (following the departure of Bob Delmini), Jofu and the members of ZANDELLE (who had been friends for many years) have agreed that the union should be a permanent ...

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Former HALFORD Guitarist Adds Dates To Clinic Tour

Former HALFORD/current PAINMUSEUM guitarist Metal Mike Chlasciak has added more dates to his two-part series of heavy metal guitar clinics across Guitar Center, Sam Ash and Independent locations. Metal Mike's Flurry Of Black Notes Clinic Tour 03/04 is a celebration of metal guitar. Metal Mike will perform selections from his solo catalogue, answer questions & ...

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MOONSPELL, ENSLAVED Confirmed For Spain's PIORNO ROCK FESTIVAL

MOONSPELL and ENSLAVED have been confirmed for the Piorno Rock Festival 2004, which is set to take place on Saturday, February 28 in Pinos Puentes (Granada), Spain. Other bands scheduled to appear at the event so far are AMON AMARTH, AXXIS, CAGE, CALLENISH CIRCLE, DARK FUNERAL, DESTRUCTION, EPICA, FINNTROLL, EVERGREY, IRON SAVIOR, KAMELOT, SEPULTURA, TANKARD ...

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FRAGMENTS OF UNBECOMING Complete Work On Debut Album

German death metallers FRAGMENTS OF UNBECOMING have completed work on their full-length debut, "Skywards – A Sylphe's Ascension", due on January 26 through Metal Blade Records Europe. "Catchy guitar melodies, intense rhythms and a highly technical approach make this album an energetic, unique long-player that will suit the tastes of all death metal lovers out ...

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DARK FORTRESS Sign With BLACK ATTAKK RECORDS

German black metallers DARK FORTRESS have signed a three-album deal with Neon Knights/Black Attakk Records. The band plan to enter the studio in February/March 2004 to record their new CD, "Stab Wounds", tentatively due in late spring/early summer. Several guest musicians are expected to appear on the album, including Herr Morbid of Italy's FORGOTTEN TOMB ...

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