LINKIN PARK Book Coming Later This Month

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that LINKIN PARK will publish a book called "From the Inside: Linkin Park's Meteora" later this month. The 144-page book contains photographs and handwritten notes that document the band's two-year "Meteora" world tour, as singer Chester Bennington recently discussed. "It's kind of like a documentary of our life up to ...

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Former HEAVENLY Members Change Name Of New Project

Ex-HEAVENLY members Frédéric Leclercq (guitar), Pierre-Emmanuel Pélisson (bass) and Maxence Pilo (drums) have changed the name of their new project to MALADAPTIVE from the previously announced SUXEED. "[There are] several reasons to that, but the great point is that we can be called 'ex-SUXEED' or 'formely known as SUXEED,' which sounds good in a way. ...

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DEVILDRIVER Enter Studio To Record New Album

DEVILDRIVER, the Santa Barbara, California-based band featuring former COAL CHAMBER singer Dez Fafara, are scheduled to enter Sonic Ranch studio in Tornillo, Texas today (Nov. 15) with producer Colin Richardson (MACHINE HEAD, FEAR FACTORY, NAPALM DEATH) to begin recording their sophomore album, tentatively due in April/May 2005 via Roadrunner Records. The as-yet-untitled effort will be ...

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ARTILLERY Schedule Copenhagen Concert

Legendary Danish thrashers ARTILLERY have announced a one-off performance at The Rock in Copenhagen on December 16. Joining guitarists Michael and Morten Stützer and vocalist Flemming Rönsdorf will be HATESPHERE drummer Anders Gyldenøhr and bassist Mikael Ehlert. In a recent interview with Denmark's Antenna webzine, Michael Stützer spoke about the group's current ...

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SOIL Announce New Singer

Chicago's SOIL have announced the addition of DIESEL MACHINE frontman AJ Cavalier to the group's ranks. "AJ originally hails from NY and was recommended by some very close friends," the band write on their web site. "Once he came to rehearsal to jam and lay down some rough demos with us, we knew he was ...

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ULI JON ROTH Jams With DEEP PURPLE In Cardiff

Legendary guitarist Uli Jon Roth joined DEEP PURPLE on stage at Cardiff International Arena in the U.K. Sunday night (Nov. 14) for the encore of "Black Night", according to the PURPLE fan site TheHighwayStar.com. As previously reported, former DEEP PURPLE keyboardist Jon Lord joined the band on stage at the Wembley Arena in London on ...

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ANDREW W.K. To Perform At WSOU HOLIDAY BASH

ANDREW W.K. and his band will be playing live at the WSOU Holiday Bash on December 17 at the Rexplex in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Seton Hall's Pirate Radio's "(Not So) Silent Night" celebration to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation will also feature an appearance by FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES. As previously reported, W.K. recently entered the ...

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