DIMENSION ZERO: Another German Date Added

DIMENSION ZERO, the Swedish band featuring IN FLAMES guitarist Jesper Strömblad (on bass), ex-MARDUK vocalist Jocke Göthberg, LUCIFERION/DIABOLIQUE drummer Hasse Nilsson, and PATHOS guitarist Daniel Antonsson, have added a Duisburg (Germany) date to their upcoming itinerary. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Nov. 21 - Weimar, GER @ TBA Nov. 22 - Berlin, GER ...

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KORN Return To 'Sheer Hate And Anger' On Upcoming CD

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis recently told MTV.com that the group's sixth LP, "Take a Look in the Mirror", due November 25, is their return to form. "The whole album is about love, hate and my hate of people and just losing my mind," Davis explained. "The previous albums I did, I think the last three, ...

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Former PITCHSHIFTER Bassist Quits THE BLUEPRINT

Former PITCHSHIFTER bassist Mark Clayden will be leaving THE BLUEPRINT following the group's Nov. 29 gig at the Garage in London. Says Mark: "Although I will be playing bass on the upcoming BLUEPRINT album, my personal commitments are such that I don1t feel I would be able to give the 100% commitment THE BLUEPRINT deserves. ...

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AEROSMITH, KISS Near Top Of Concert Heap

Minneapolis' Pioneer Press is reporting that the AEROSMITH/KISS "Rocksimus Maximus" tour has sold out 90 percent of its shows, and concert promoters are expecting more than one million attendees by the tour's end. Here's how the aging rockers stack up against OZZY, RADIOHEAD, SHANIA and more: 01. BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & THE E STREET BAND Ave. ...

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KITTIE's Set Gets Cut Short Over Complaints Of Profanity

KITTIE's set at The Live Room in Abilene, Texas last Thursday (Nov. 6) was cut short by local law enforcement due to alleged multiple complaints of profanity and loud music. The tour manager was allegedly threatened with arrest if he did not end the show. KITTIE had to stop in the middle of "Brackish" and ...

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SLIPKNOT Drummer: 'We Are Coming Back To Reclaim The Crown'

SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison has released the following update regarding the progress of the recording sessions for the group's much-anticipated follow-up to 2001's "Iowa": "What better place to make the new SLIPKNOT record than an old abandoned mansion in the Hollywood Hills, a place where my door will open at 9:00 a.m. every morning no ...

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ANTHRAX: More U.S. Dates Announced

ANTHRAX have announced the following dates in late November/early December: Nov. 29 - Leominster, MA @ Club Liquid (w/ DOGFIGHT, SLAVES ON DOPE) Dec. 01 - Toledo, OH @ Headliners Dec. 02 - Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue Theatre (w/ DYSTALIS, BLEDO) Dec. 03 - Fort Wayne, IN @ Piere's Dec. 05 - Chicago, IL ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE's SCOTT ROCKENFIELD: Changing The Way Drums Are Seen

QUEENSRŸCHE drummer Scott Rockenfield has launched RockenWraps, a "most unique and truly new innovative concept in drum finishing." The following is the RockenWraps sales pitch, as posted on the company's official web site: "Designed and created by QUEENSRYCHE founder, drummer, and Grammy award-nominated composer Scott Rockenfield, RockenWraps will forever change the way drums ...

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