SEVENDUST Announce Tour With CREED

SEVENDUST will be kicking off a month-long touring stint with CREED on September 20th in Selma, Texas. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 20 - Selma, TX @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Sep. 22 - North Little Rock, AR @ Alltel Arena Sep. 24 - Dallas, TX @ Smirnoff Music Centre Sep. 25 - The Woodlands, ...

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SUPERFIX Joined By SINISSTAR Guitarist

SUPERFIX, the Los Angeles-based act featuring former DRAIN STH drummer Martina Axen (who handles lead vocals in the new group) and bassist Anna Kjellberg, are strongly rumored to have been joined by SINISSTAR guitarist China in the band's current line-up. The group, which also recently recruited an as-yet-undisclosed drummer, performed a showcase gig at Hollywood, ...

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PARADISE LOST To Play 'Secret' London Gig With SOIL

PARADISE LOST will reportedly perform as direct support to Chicago's own SOIL at the very last date of the latter's headlining UK tour, which is also rumored to include SUGARCOMA in the support slot. The Yorkshire quintet will reportedly appear right before the headliners at the Astoria in London Thursday, October 24th in what is ...

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STRATOVARIUS Keyboardist To Play On Next SONATA ARCTICA Album

STRATOVARIUS keyboardist Jens Johansson (ex-DIO) has agreed to play on SONATA ARCTICA's next studio CD if the group don't find a replacement for the recently-departed Mikko Harkin in time for the upcoming album's recording sessions. "I really love [SONATA ARCTICA] the way they were," Jens stated in a post on the official STRATOVARIUS message board. ...

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Former GREAT WHITE Singer Postpones Solo Dates

Former GREAT WHITE frontman Jack Russell has postponed all solo dates scheduled through September 18th due to a "viral infection," according to the singer's official web site. The following dates remain unaffected and will go ahead as planned: Sep. 19 – Kingman, AZ @ The Alamo Sep. 20 – Scotsdale, AZ @ Cajun House Sep. ...

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TED NUGENT Offers To Give LANCE BASS Hunting Lessons

'N SYNC singer Lance Bass may have been rejected this week in his bid to visit the International Space Station because his sponsors were unable to come up with the $20 million fee in time, but for just $1 million, Ted Nugent has offered to have the boy band member over to his Michigan ranch ...

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GUNS N' ROSES' BUCKETHEAD To Issue Solo CD

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Buckethead will issue his latest solo album, Electric Tears, on October 8th via Meta Records, according to Launch. Buckethead last solo effort, Bermuda Triangle, was released this summer through City Hall Records. Bermuda Triangle is described as an "instrumental underground hip-hop/electro-funk fantasia," and also features the drumming of Brian "Brain" Mantia, ...

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PRONG To Release '100% Live' In October

The reunited PRONG — now consisting of singer/guitarist Tommy Victor, drummer Dan Laudo, bassist Brian Perry and touring guitarist Monte Pittman — will issue their first live album, entitled 100% Live, on October 29th through Locomotive Music. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Another Worldly Device 02. Disbelief 03. Beg ...

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LINKIN PARK, SYSTEM OF A DOWN Among MTV VMA Latin America Nominees

LINKIN PARK and SYSTEM OF A DOWN are among the nominees for the MTV Video Music Awards Latin America, taking place on October 24th in Miami Beach, according to Launch. Both artists are nominated in the category of Best New Artist International. LINKIN PARK and SOAD also compete for best rock artist international with COLDPLAY, ...

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ATROCITY To Play Mexico, Record New CD

Veteran German metallers ATROCITY will team up with IN EXTREMO for a two-date Mexican tour at the end of September. The details are as follows: 27.09.2002 – Guadalajara, Hardrock Live 28.09.2002 – Mexico City, Circo Volador In other news, ATROCITY are currently writing new material for an album that is tentatively due to surface in ...

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