Ex-EUROPE Guitarist To Release New Solo Album

Former EUROPE guitarist Kee Marcello has completed work on a new solo studio album, "Melon Demon Drive", due later in the year. In addition to Marcello, the album features contributions from drummer Snowy Shaw (KING DIAMOND, DREAM EVIL, MEMENTO MORI) and bassist Klatuu. The complete track listing for "Melon Demon Drive" is as follows: 01. ...

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COMES WITH THE FALL: Spring Tour Dates Announced

Los Angeles-based COMES WITH THE FALL, which consists of members of JERRY CANTRELL's touring band, will embark on a spring tour in support of their recently released "Live 2002" CD and the soon-to-be-issued "Live 2002" DVD. Confirmed shows so far are as follows: May 23 - The Pound SF - San Francisco, CA May 29 ...

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Former HELMET Drummer Launches New Project

TOMAHAWK/ex-HELMET drummer John Stainer has teamed up with DON CABALLERO guitarist Ian Williams in a new project called BATTLES. The band will make their live debut on May 21 at the Irving Plaza in New York City. Also set to appear are TOMAHAWK, the MELVINSFANTÔMAS BIG BAND and MONDO GENERATOR. ...

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Former MISFITS Frontman Returns To Action With GOTHAM RD.

GOTHAM RD., the new band featuring frontman Michale Graves (MISFITS, GRAVES), guitarist Loki (ANGELSIN, GRAVES guitar tech), bassist JV Bastard (MISTER MONSTER), and drummer Paul Lifeless (A LIFELESS ALLIANCE, MISTER MONSTER), are planning enter a Los Angeles studio this summer to record their debut album, due in late 2003/early 2004 through an as-yet-undetermined label. ...

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MONDO GENERATOR To Release Sophomore CD In The Summer

MONDO GENERATOR, the side project of QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE's Nick Oliveri and Josh Homme, have set "A Drug Problem That Never Existed" as the title for their sophomore album, due in June/July through Ipecac Records. Upcoming MONDO GENERATOR tour dates w/ TOMAHAWK, THE MELVINS: Apr. 28 - San Diego, CA - Canes Apr. ...

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AC/DC: 'Howard Stern' Video Posted Online

A video of AC/DC's Angus Young, Malcolm Young and Brian Johnson performing an acoustic version of "You Shook Me All Night Long" live on "The Howard Stern Show" on Friday, March 7 is available for download from this location. As previously reported, AC/DC will support THE ROLLING STONES at three dates in Germany ...

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DISTURBED, NICKELBACK, SALIVA, MANSON Get Certified

DISTURBED's 2000 debut, "The Sickness", has been certified triple-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales in excess of three million copies in the U.S. Also freshly-certified is NICKELBACK's "Silver Side Up", which has turned quintuple-platinum after shifting over five million units since its release in Sept. 2001. Other recent certifications include ...

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ANATHEMA Prepare To Record New Album

ANATHEMA guitarist Daniel "Danny" Cavanagh has posted the following message to the band's official web site: "The demos for the next album(s) are coming along well. [Bassist] Jamie [Cavanagh] arrives in England today 29th of March to start rehearsals for the gigs and for the albums too. He has some great new material. Similarly do ...

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CRYPTOPSY: Live Track Posted Online

A live version of the CRYPTOPSY track "Slit Your Guts" has been posted online at this location. "Slit Your Guts" comes off the group's forthcoming live album, "None So Live", due in Europe on May 19 through Century Media Records. Recorded at the Medley in Montreal last June during the Week-end Extrême, "None ...

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