EXODUS Added To MEGADETH's West Coast Dates

Veteran San Francisco thrashers EXODUS will occupy the middle slot at six MEGADETH West Coast dates later this month. Opening the proceedings will be Christian hard rockers 12 STONES. MEGADETH w/ EXODUS, 12 STONES: Oct. 25 - Anaheim, CA @ The Grove Oct. 26 - San Diego, CA @ 4th and B Oct. 28 - ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: Tour Kick-Off Reviewed

Bill White of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reviewed the opening-night performance of QUEENSRŸCHE's fall 2004/winter 2005 tour, which took place on Tuesday (Oct. 5) at the Moore Theatre in Seattle. "In 1988, 'Operation: Mindcrime' was a wake-up call to a narcoleptic society on the edge of a totalitarian abyss," he wrote. "QUEENSRŸCHE's concept album ...

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ORGY's 'Vague' Video Is A 'Smashing Success'

MVWire.com is reporting that ORGY's new music video for "Vague" has been a smashing success. "Vague" is currently #1 on the charts for rock/alternative music videos, according to CVC reports. "Vague" was directed by 1171 Production Group's Michael Sarna, who has worked with artists such as SMASHMOUTH, COUNTING CROWS, ANTHRAX, BLINK-182, and 50 ...

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SHENOAH Sign With CORPORATE PUNISHMENT RECORDS

SHENOAH, the Cleveland, Ohio-based band featuring former members of CHIMAIRA, RINGWORM and ERASE THE GREY, have inked a deal with Corporate Punishment Records. The group are currently working on their debut EP for CPR, entitled "Bleeding in the Red". Recordings for the EP will take place in Cleveland, with the mixing sessions set to follow ...

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BREAKING BENJAMIN Added To KORN's U.S. Tour

BREAKING BENJAMIN have been confirmed as one of the openers for the upcoming KORN/CHEVELLE U.S. tour. Also set to appear on the bill are SKINDRED. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Nov. 12 - Sacramento, CA - Arco Arena Nov. 13 - Salem, OR - The Armory Nov. 14 - Seattle, WA - Tacoma ...

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ADAYAFTER Take Short Break, Seek Second Guitarist

ADAYAFTER, the new band featuring former DOWNTHESUN programmer Church, are on a short hiatus due to vocalist Burns donating a kidney to his father. The remaining members will be using this time to add a second guitar player and continue writing. All parties interested in the guitarist position can contact the band at [email protected] ADAYAFTER ...

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VELVET REVOLVER's SLASH Talks Fatherhood

VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash is among the featured artists on a new album called "Sing A Song With Six Strings", which came out yesterday (Oct. 5). Celebrating fatherhood and families, it features previously released tracks from Peter Frampton, Carlos Santana, the late Stevie Ray Vaughan, and the late Carl Perkins, plus never-before-released songs from former ...

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FIREBALL MINISTRY Involved In Van Accident

FIREBALL MINISTRY were involved in an accident when their van collided with a deer last week. Fortunately, no one in the band suffered injuries in the early-morning incident, except for the deer, which, unfortunately, did not survive the crash. The group's van sustained two thousand dollars' worth of damage, forcing the band to borrow multiple ...

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OZZY And SHARON To Launch New MTV Reality Series

Billboard.com reports: Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne are launching a new MTV reality series/contest in which a band will win a slot on the Ozzfest 2005 tour. "Battle for Ozzfest", which premieres Oct. 25 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, will feature eight bands competing for the Ozzfest prize in addition to touring money, equipment and a possible ...

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