CROWBAR Not Touring With HATEBREED In January

New Orleans-based sludge meisters CROWBAR will not be touring the U.S. with HATEBREED in January after all. They will, however, be joining HATEBREED on a tour of the U.K. in March 2005. HATEBREED's "Heavyweights of Hardcore 2" tour in January will now include AGNOSTIC FRONT, DIECAST, LOVE IS RED and THE AUTUMN OFFERING. Confirmed dates ...

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TROUBLE Schedule Live Dates

Reunited Chicago doomsters TROUBLE have lined up the following dates during November: Nov. 19 - Penny Road Pub - Barrington, IL Nov. 27 - Night Caps - Chicago, IL As previously reported, TROUBLE are currently in negotiations with three different labels about the release of the band's recently completed uplugged CD, "Simple Mind Condition", as ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer's Solo Single Details Revealed

NIGHTWISH frontwoman Tarja Turunen's upcoming solo single will be called "Yhden Enkelin Unelma" ("One Angel's Dream"). It will include two Christmas traditional Finnish songs with the production of Esa Nieminen at Finnvox studios: 01. En Etsi Valtaa, Loistoa (Melody: Jean Sibelius / Lyrics: Z. Topelius; translator unknown) 02. Kun Joulu On (Melody: Otto Kotilainen / ...

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TNT Frontman To Guest On New BRAZEN ABBOT CD

TNT frontman Tony Harnell has been confirmed to appear on the upcoming BRAZEN ABBOT studio album, tentatively due next spring via Frontiers Records. Drums, bass and guitars for the CD have already been recorded, and the singers will record their parts during November and December. The album, which will have 11 or 12 tracks, is ...

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SCOTT WEILAND: I Can't Conceive Of Doing Heroin Again

VELVET REVOLVER frontman Scott Weiland recently spoke to Steve Morse of The Boston Globe about the group's debut album, "Contraband", his drug addiction, and the near break-up of his marriage. Several excerpts from the interview follow: Q: How is the new album different from your work with STONE TEMPLE PILOTS? Scott Weiland: "A lot of ...

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MANNHAI Part Ways With Singer, Vow To Carry On

Vocalist Joanitor Muurinen (ex-XYSMA) has decided to leave Finnish "stoner rockers" MANNHAI, according to a posting on the group's web site. "He'll perform on the next few gigs with us, but after that we will go our separate ways. The split is not acrimonious, far from it, and we'll remain good friends. Janitor will now ...

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SOULGRIND Finish Recording New Album

SOULGRIND, the Finnish band featuring former LULLACRY frontwoman Tanja "Whisper Lilith" Kemppainen (a.k.a. Tanya), have completed the recordings for their new album, "The Origins of the Paganblood", and are currently mixing the effort for a late January 2005 release via France's Holy Records. The band have abandoned the idea of including a DVD with the ...

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