COLD Ready New Album, Tour

COLD are gearing up for a short club tour to preview their forthcoming album, "Year of the Spider", due April 29 on Flip/Geffen Records. The album's first single, "Stupid Girl", features an appearance by WEEZER frontman Rivers Cuomo. The WEEZER singer co-wrote the song with COLD vocalist Scooter Ward, and also sings background vocals. COLD ...

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JIMI HENDRIX's Remains Moved

The remains of legendary rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix have been moved from their initial site to a new elaborate memorial in the same burial ground, Greenwood Memorial Park and Cemetery, just outside Seattle, according to the AP. While the first grave site was marked only by a simple flat stone reading "Forever in Our Hearts ...

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SILENTIUM Finish Recording New Album

Finnish atmospheric doom metallers SILENTIUM have finished recording their third full-length CD, "Harmátia de Prudence", and are preparing to mix it for a late spring/early summer release through Spikefarm Records. The CD was recorded at Sundicoop Studio in Savonlinna, Finland and was produced by NIGHTWISH mainman Tuomas Holopainen. "[It will be] a very unique album," ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY To Include Bonus Track On Japanese CD

The Japanese version of the forthcoming BLACK LABEL SOCIETY album, "The Blessed Hellride", will contain a bonus track titled "F.U.N." . "The Blessed Hellride" is due on April 22 through Spitfire Records. The first single off the album, "Stillborn" (featuring a guest appearance by Ozzy Osbourne), is slated for release in the coming weeks. An ...

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THE SKOL TRIO Announce Upcoming Dates

THE SKOL TRIO, the band led by former TESTAMENT/SAVATAGE axeman Alex Skolnick, have lined up the following appearances during February/March: Feb. 13 - Rochester, NY @ The Montage Grille Feb. 15 - New York, NY @ Detour Feb. 18 - Cleveland, OH @ Nighttown Feb. 19 - Erie, PA @ Docksiders Feb. 20 - East ...

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ADEMA's CHAVEZ: New Album Will Be Rock, Not Metal

ADEMA, the California-based group that features in its ranks Jonathan Davis' little half-brother Marky Chavez, will undergo a directional shift on their forthcoming sophomore album, focusing on crafting more melodically structured rock songs than was the case on their gold-certified debut. "We've matured a lot," Chavez told MTV. "The record we're working on is going ...

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CKY: No Regrets About GUNS N' ROSES Tour

Although the GUNS N' ROSES North American comeback tour started and ended in riots and was ultimately cut short, CKY has no regrets. "We got to play Madison Square Garden with GUNS N' ROSES," guitarist Chad Ginsberg told Rollingstone.com. "That's cool as shit! Axl gave us a great opportunity. He was really into us." CKY ...

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JASON NEWSTED: 'METALLICA Are A Joke!'

Ex-METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted has slammed his former bandmates over their decision to tour this summer with LINKIN PARK and LIMP BIZKIT, calling the move "an obvious cash thing" and claiming that the group are "not staying true to their words." "It's a joke, I think METALLICA are just a joke," Newsted told Britain's

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STRATOVARIUS Begin Mixing 'Elements Pt. 2'

STRATOVARIUS guitarist Timo Tolkki entered Finnvox studios Tuesday (Feb. 11) in Helsinki with Mikko Karmila to begin mixing the songs for the group's next full-length album, titled "Elements Pt. 2". Some vocal overdubs will also be recorded during the sessions. "Elements Pt. 2" is tentatively due for release in October and will include the following ...

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