LINKIN PARK Singer Rejoins Old Band For One-Off Gig

LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington is set to join his former band GREY DAZE on September 7th for a one-off show at the Dodge Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona, according to MTV.com. The gig is a benefit for his friend and former bandmate Bobby Benish, who is having difficulty paying his medical bills after being diagnosed ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY Announce European Tour

Sweden's DARK TRANQUILLITY have announced the dates for their upcoming European headlining tour, due to take place in November/December. They are as follows: Nov. 13 - Hamburg, GER @ Markthalle Nov. 14 - Halle, GER @ Easy Schorre Nov. 15 - Eindhoven, NETH @ Effenaar Nov. 16 - Vosselaar, BEL @ Biebob Nov. 17 - ...

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GRAVE: "Back From The Grave" Bonus CD Details Unveiled

Swedish death metal veterans GRAVE have set October 21st as the release date for their much-anticipated comeback album, entitled Back From The Grave, through Century Media Records. The initial pressing of the album will apparently come as a double CD, and will include a special compilation of the band's 1988-1989 demos. The full track listing ...

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PROFANITY Split With Label, Continue Work On New Material

German technical death metallers PROFANITY have amicably parted ways with their record label, Cudgel Agency, and are currently seeking a new deal. The band are continuing work on the material for their next studio effort, entitled HateRed Hell Within, which they hope to record before the end of the year. According to an official statement ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH: New Album Should Be Done Before End Of 2002

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich stopped by the chat room at the band's freshly-launched Jump in the Studio web site yesterday and addressed several issues regarding the group's current status during a real-time discussion with several of the band's fans. Among the points Ulrich made during his brief appearance in the chat room were the following: ...

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PRONG Ink Deal With LOCOMOTIVE MUSIC, Prepare To Issue Live Album

The reunited PRONG — now consisting of singer/guitarist Tommy Victor, drummer Dan Laudo, bassist Brian Perry and touring guitarist Monte Pittman — have inked a worldwide recording deal with Locomotive Music and will release their first live album on October 15th, to be followed by a new studio record in April. "We are very excited ...

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