JASON NEWSTED To Guest On 107.7 THE BONE

Former METALLICA and current VOIVOD bassist Jason Newsted will hanging out with Billy Steel tonight on his "Metal Zone" show on 107.7 The Bone. Jason will be on the air from 9:00 p.m. PST to midnight, and anticipates playing the entire new VOIVOD record. For those of you not in the Bay Area, catch the ...

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Attorney: GREAT WHITE Singer Wants Immunity

A lawyer for GREAT WHITE frontman Jack Russell said the singer is asking for immunity from prosecution before agreeing to testify to a grand jury investigating last week's tragic nightclub fire in Rhode Island, according to Billboard. "We'll be there [Friday]," attorney Neil Philbin, who represents Russell, said. "What happens next remains to be determined." ...

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LINKIN PARK: New Single Details Revealed

LINKIN PARK have confirmed details of their new single "Somewhere I Belong". The track, the first to be taken from the band's new LP "Meteora", is slated for release on March 17. It will be made available on CD and 7" formats, both of which will be backed with a live version of "Shut Up". ...

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DEATHRIDE's FAFARA: We Will Break New Ground In Heavy Metal Scene

California's DEATHRIDE, the new project featuring COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara, have started pre-production on their debut album, tentatively titled "Thirteen", with producer Ross Hogarth (COAL CHAMBER, MÖTLEY CRÜE, FASTER PUSSYCAT). "I'd like everybody to know that we're getting ready to break new ground in the heavy metal scene. DEATHRIDE will be the first heavy ...

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FLESHGRIND RE-Sign With OLYMPIC RECORDINGS

Illinois-based death metallers FLESHGRIND have re-signed with Olympia Recordings/Century Media and will entering the studio in May to record their third full-length album, entitled "Murder Without End". An August release is expected. Among the tracks set to be included on the effort are: 01. Duct Taped And Raped 02. Perversion Of Innocence 03. Enslaved To ...

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WINTERS BANE To Record New Demo

Akron, Ohio-based WINTERS BANE — best known as the former home of current JUDAS PRIEST frontman Tim "Ripper" Owens — will be entering the studio at the end of March to record a four-song demo that will shopped to the leading metal labels. The group's forthcoming album — which will mark the recording debut with ...

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HALFORD Dedicate East Coast Shows To Rhode Island Victims

Rob Halford has posted the following message to the band's official forum: "Hi everyone… The band and myself are stoked about coming back to the East Coast for the two sell-out shows at L'Amours.. We have missed you guys and will kick your ass this Friday and Saturday with a killer set that we recently ...

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