NEVERMORE To Be Joined by TESTAMENT Guitarist For European Tour

Steve Smyth (TESTAMENT, DRAGONLORD) will be handling second-guitar duties on NEVERMORE's "Enemies Of Reality" European Tour 2003 with special guests ARCH ENEMY. Says Steve: "I am very excited and would to thank Jeff, Warrel, Van and Jim for inviting me, and I would also like to thank Chuck and Eric of TESTAMENT for all their ...

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TOMMY LEE To Guest On 'THE SHARON OSBOURNE SHOW': Date Announced

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee will be a special guest on Sharon Osbourne's new, nationally syndicated talk show, dubbed "The Sharon Osbourne Show", on Monday, September 22. Sharon will reportedly "get personal" with rocker Lee as he take her on a fast-paced tour of L.A. to reveal "5 Things You Didn't Know" about Tommy ...

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ANNIHILATOR's JEFF WATERS Dismisses Rumors Of Drummer's Departure

ANNIHILATOR guitarist Jeff Waters has issued a statement refuting rumors of a possible departure from the group of drummer Randy Black. The skinsman, who recently became an official member of PRIMAL FEAR, had previously released a press release of his own confirming his intention to remain involved with the Canadian group. "A lot of rumors ...

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Former NINE INCH NAILS Man To Remix P.O.D. (Again)

Former NINE INCH NAILS member Chris Vrenna has signed on to create his third remix for P.O.D. for the track "We Will" from their upcoming CD, "Payable On Death", according to Undercover News. Vrenna has worked with P.O.D. previously on movie soundtracks, remixing "Set It Off" for "The Scorpion King" soundtrack as well as "The ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION To Release New Single

JANE'S ADDICTION will release a new single to coincide with their forthcoming U.K. tour, according to NME.com. "True Nature", the second track to be lifted from the band's comeback LP "Strays", is scheduled for release on October 27, and will feature a number of bonus tracks across the formats, including a live version of the ...

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LIMP BIZKIT To Film 'Behind Blue Eyes' Video This Weekend

LIMP BIZKIT will film a video for their new single, a cover of THE WHO's "Behind Blue Eyes", this weekend at an as-yet-undisclosed location. Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry is expected to star in the video, which is said to have a similar feel to that of Berry's next flick, the supernatural thriller "Gothika". In other ...

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DREAM THEATER Keyboardist To Participate In Online Jam

On the back of their last successful online outing, DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess and Richard Lainhart are teaming up again to bring another online jam to the live Internet community. Jordan and Richard will be performing live online on Saturday, September 13 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time. Jordan will be playing a ...

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SYMPHONY X: European Tour Dates Announced

Prog-metallers SYMPHONY X have announced a host of European headlining gigs in October/November. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 18 - Mean Fiddler - London, UK Oct. 19 - Elysee Montmartre - Paris, FrA Oct. 20 - Effenaar - Eindhoven, NETH Oct. 21 - Melkweg - Amsterdam, NETH Oct. 22 - Biebob - Vosselaar, BEL ...

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AHRUE LUSTER: 'MACHINE HEAD Is A ROBB FLYNN Dictatorship!'

Former MACHINE HEAD and current ILL NINO guitarist Ahrue Luster recently spoke to Metal Hammer magazine about adjusting to his new gig after leaving his previous band. "I've known [the ILL NINO] guys a long time," said Luster. "MACHINE HEAD did two tours with them, and I actually had more fun hanging out with them ...

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ZAKK WYLDE To Co-Write Material With THEORY OF A DEADMAN

OZZY OSBOURNE/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY axeman Zakk Wylde is set to join Roadrunner recording artist THEORY OF A DEADMAN in Los Angeles, California next week to collaborate on material for DEADMAN's forthcoming full-length album, due sometime next year. No further details are available at this time. ...

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