Who Killed DUFF MCKAGAN's Webmaster?

"America's Most Wanted" reports: Lori Lepper followed her rock-and-roll dreams to Los Angeles, where her friends included Duff McKagan, the former bass player for GUNS N' ROSES. Lori was building the official web site for Duff's new band, VELVET REVOLVER. But two days before Thanksgiving, 2002, someone stabbed her to death in her apartment. Police ...

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BEHEMOTH: New Album Nearing Completion

Polish black metal outfit BEHEMOTH are putting the finishing touches on their much-anticipated new record, "Demigod", tentatively scheduled for an October release. Frontman Nergal checked in with the following update: "Hi all out there! Guess some of you are hungry for news. First of all, the whole recording process takes more time than we have ...

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MORTIIS, SUSPERIA To Team Up For U.K. Tour

MORTIIS and SUSPERIA will be teaming up for the "Unlimited Grudge" U.K. tour in September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 15 - Bar Fly – Cardiff, UK Sep. 16 - Academy – Birmingham, UK Sep. 17 - Rio – Bradford, UK Sep. 18 - Rock City - Nottingham, UK Sep. 20t - Academy - ...

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SINGLE BULLET THEORY Guitarist Comments On DEATH Tribute CD

SINGLE BULLET THEORY guitarist Matt Difabio has released the following statement regarding his participation in the upcoming DEATH tribute CD, "Within The Mind - In Homage To The Musical Legacy Of Chuck Schuldiner", due later in the year through Holland's Mascot Records: "As most of you may know, I had the unbelievable chance to perform ...

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THE 69 EYES Top Finnish Single Chart

Finnish goth-metallers THE 69 EYES have topped the Finnish single chart with their latest single, "Lost Boys", in its second week of release. The song is also in "high radio rotation" on the main radio stations in Finland, according to a posting on the band's web site. To celebrate the release of the single, the ...

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DOHENY: New Demo Track Gets Radio Airplay

A final mix of the latest DOHENY track "California" was played on Indie 103.1 FM earlier in the week. The track, recorded by producer Scott Humphrey (ROB ZOMBIE, POWERMAN 5000, TOMMY LEE) last week is the third DOHENY track to get air time on daytime radio. Commented DOHENY guitarist Billy Morrison (ex-THE CULT bassist): "The ...

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TWISTED SISTER: Pennsylvania Show Cancelled

TWISTED SISTER have been forced to cancel their previously announced July 3 show in York, Pennsylvania after the city of York refused to issue a permit for the outdoor show due to concerns over crowd control. According to the promoter, there is no indoor venue large enough to host the concert. As previously reported, TWISTED ...

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VALUME NOB To Sign With CRASH MUSIC INC.

VALUME NOB, the Louisiana based band featuring CROWBAR/DOWN guitarist Kirk Windstein on bass, are currently negotiating a record deal with Crash Music Inc. (formerly Pavement Music). The contracts will be finalized within the next couple of weeks, with plans to release the group's recently completed CD, "The Most High", in late November. A video for ...

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SETH: New Song Available For Download

French black metal band SETH have uploaded a brand-new track, entitled "Co-Existent Species", at their official web site, Download it here. "Co-Existent Species" comes off the group's fourth album, "Era-Decay", due on September 6 through AvantGarde. Commented guitarist Heimoth: " 'Era-Decay' is obviously a much more mature album. Far above its predecessors, this ...

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