TYPE O NEGATIVE Side-Project Picks Up New Name

The new side-project featuring Johnny Kelly and Kenny Hickey from TYPE O NEGATIVE along with Rob Traynor from DUST TO DUST has dropped the name SKYND and will be going under the moniker BLACK WATER RISING. Song samples will soon be made available at BlackWaterRising.com (currently under construction). As previously reported, DUST TO DUST drummer ...

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CHEVELLE: New Album Track Listing Revealed

CHEVELLE have revealed the complete track listing for their new album, "This Type of Thinking Could Do Us In", due on September 21 through Epic Records. The first single off the Chicago-based sibling trio's follow-up to 2002's platinum-selling "Wonder What's Next" is Vitamin R (Leading Us Along). "This Type of Thinking Could Do Us In" ...

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SEPULTURA to Headline Brazil's SEPULFEST 2004

SEPULTURA will headline the first edition of Sepulfest 2004 on September 25 in São Paulo, Brazil. Also appearing on the bill will be RATOS DE PORÃO, NAÇÃO ZUMBI, CLAUSTROFOBIA and MASSACRATION. This will be a very special event and SEPULTURA are planning some surprises in the set list, according to a posting on the band's ...

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GOREROTTED Part Ways With Singer

U.K. extreme metal lunatics GOREROTTED have parted ways with singer Mr. Gore. They will continue as a five-piece until a suitable replacement has been found. Remaining vocalist Goreskin and bass player Wilson will handle the high vocals between them for all upcoming festival shows and club gigs. GOREROTTED recently performed at the Kaltenbach Open Air ...

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GENE SIMMONS To Guest On 'American Idol'

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has posted the following message on his web site: "A few days ago, the band signed some lithos that will be available at KissWorld in the near future. You can always click here to find out what happening there. ”When the KISS tour ends in Mexico City on the 17th, I'll ...

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SUIDAKRA Name New CD

German melodic black/death metallers SUIDAKRA have set "Command to Charge" as the title of their seventh album, tentatively due in early 2005. The follow-up to last year's "Signs for the Fallen" will be recorded during November 1-24, 2004 and will contain such cuts as "Decibel Dance", "Reap The Storm", "The Alliance", "Strange Perfection", "Second Skin" ...

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KORN Guitarist Defends Decision To Record CAMEO Cover

Despite the fact that KORN's new cover of "Word Up", originally recorded by the legendary R&B act CAMEO, may raise a few eyebrows among the band's fans, guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer said he feels the song brings a lot of different listeners together. "It was just this great song with a good hook, and it ...

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