ROB ZOMBIE Launches 'Creepy' New Business Venture

Rob Zombie and author-cartoonist Steve Niles have created Creep Entertainment International, a horror-themed production company, according to Variety. The company will begin with three comic book projects that, down the road, are expected to be adapted for films: "The Nail" with Dark Horse Comics, "Bigfoot" with IDW Comics, and "Lords of Salem", a combo music-comics ...

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SKINLAB Frontman Seeking Bassist For New Project

DEF IGNITION, the San Francisco Bay Area-based band led by SKINLAB's Steev Esquivel, are currently seeking a bassist. Applicants should be based in the "Bay Area or surrounding areas," says Steev, who is playing guitar in the new group. "Unknown [musicians are] preferred." Interested partied should write to: [email protected] DEF IGNITION's current lineup is rounded ...

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JASON NEWSTED Comments On OZZY Departure

Former METALLICA/current VOIVOD bassist Jason Newsted has issued the following statement regarding his recent departure from OZZY OSBOURNE's band: "I would like to thank the Osbournes for including VOIVOD in their tours this year. I am honored to have had the privilege to share the stage with Ozzy, [guitarist] Zakk [Wylde] and [drummer] ...

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TOMMY LEE And PINK's Toilet Thrill

The New York Post is reporting that couple du jour Tommy Lee (ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE) and singer Pink livened up Lotus last week when they were caught engaging in some kinky coupling in the men's room. Promoter Ronnie Madras, who hosts Lotus' Friday night party, tells the Post he walked in on Lee simulating sex with ...

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THUNDERSTONE: New Audio Clips Posted Online

Finnish melodic power metallers THUNDERSTONE have posted a few audio clips from their sophomore album, "The Burning", at their official web site. Check them out here. The follow-up to last year's "Thunderstone" was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki with producer/guitarist Nino Laurenne and was mixed at Finnvox Studios with Mikko Karmila ...

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DRY KILL LOGIC Part Ways With Bassist, Seek Replacement

New York-based DRY KILL LOGIC have parted ways with bassist Dave Kowatch and are currently seeking a replacement. "After 10 years with the band Dave Kowatch has decided to leave [DRY KILL LOGIC], and we wish him the best with all his future plans," vocalist Cliff Rigano said in an official statement. "That being said, ...

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THE WILDHEARTS Frontman Cancels Acoustic Dates

THE WILDHEARTS frontman Ginger has been forced to cancel the first three dates of his acoustic tour after coming down with a "throat infection," according to the singer's web site. The affected dates are as follows: Dec. 10 – Wolverhampton, UK - Civic Bar Dec. 11 - High Wycombe, UK - White Horse Dec. 12 ...

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DARKANE To Appear On Swedish TV

DARKANE will be featured on the Swedish TV show "Musikbyrån" (channel SVT1) on Wednesday, December 10. The show will include a report from this year's Sweden Rock Festival, where DARKANE were filmed during their live set and interviewed. Other bands featured on the show will be MOTÖRHEAD and ANTHRAX. For more information go to the ...

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