MUSHROOMHEAD Singer Confirms Split With Record Label

RockRage.com is reporting that MUSHROOMHEAD singer Jeffrey Nothing has confirmed that the group have parted ways with their record label, Republic/Universal Records. Calling the split "for the best," Nothing stated, "We were informed from the person who signed us that we were being let out of our contract. They simply said they didn't know what ...

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VINCE NEIL Breaks Leg In Car Accident, Cancels Tonight's Show

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil was forced to cancel his scheduled appearance at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom in Hampton Beach, NH Friday night (July 23) after sustaining a broken leg in a car accident. RATT and SLAUGHTER, who are touring with Neil as part of the "Rock Never Stops" package, will still be ...

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BIOHAZARD Schedule Long Island Show

BIOHAZARD will play their first Long Island show since late 2003 on August 26 at The Crazy Donkey (Club Loaded) in Farmingdale, NY. The event will be hosted by adult film superstar Tera Patrick (BIOHAZARD frontman Evan Seinfeld's wife) and Q104.3's Eddie Trunk. Opening for BIOHAZARD will be SINARIA, LOCKDOWN, and an as-yet-unannounced fourth band. ...

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MASTERPLAN Guitarist Records Guest Appearance For TRIBUZY Solo Album

Former HELLOWEEN and current MASTERPLAN guitarist Roland Grapow has just finished recording a guest appearance for the forthcoming solo project of former THOTEN frontman Renato Tribuzy, dubbed "Execution". Grapow reportedly appears on two songs: "Web of Life", in which he shares the guitar lines with Kiko Loureiro (ANGRA), and "Absolution", which brings together Grapow, former ...

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AUDIOSLAVE, TOOL Members Land Acting Parts In Murder-Mystery

AUDIOSLAVE drummer Brad Wilk and TOOL/A PERFECT CIRCLE frontman Maynard James Keenan have landed acting parts in burgeoning screenwriter Chumahan Bowen's 20-minute short film, "Sleeping Dogs Lie", according to MTV.com. Wilk reportedly plays a Cincinnati native who believes he's stumbled upon clues to a 30-year-old murder mystery in tiny Texas town, while Keenan has a ...

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SAINT VITUS Tribute Album Due In August

The first volume of the long-delayed tribute to doom legends SAINT VITUS is reportedly due in August via RavenMoon Records. Contributions from many bands — including GOATSNAKE, EARTHRIDE, VOODOOSHOCK, INTERNAL VOID, REVEREND BIZARRE, SOUR VEIN, MIRROR OF DECEPTION, and RWAKE, among others — have been recorded toward the effort over the years. You can read ...

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Former PESTILENCE Bassist Available For New Projects

Former PESTILENCE bassist Jeroen Paul Thesseling is currently available for progressive and technical bands or (studio) projects, according to a posting on his official web site. Jeroen, who played on PESTILENCE's fourth album, "Spheres" (1993), joined the flamenco ensemble of the Dutch virtuoso guitarist Peter Kalb, EL PERIQUIN, in 2003. "The live performances ...

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