PSI.KORE: Mass Member Exodus Leaves Band Future In Doubt

Bassist Meredith Webster, guitarist Aaron Bilbija and drummer Matt Lamb have quit Sydney, Australia's PSI.KORE, leaving singer Chuck Lamb as the sole remaining member of the group. It is presently unclear if Chuck will attempt to resurrect the band with an all-new line-up or if he will move on to other ventures. The former members, ...

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MACHINE HEAD: No Confirmed Release Date For Live CD

Despite the fact that Roadrunner Records UK has announced a tentative release date of October 21st for MACHINE HEAD's as-yet-untitled live album, a spokesperson for the label's New York office has informed BLABBERMOUTH.NET that no release date has yet been confirmed for the effort. Moreover, it is almost certain that several tracks performed during the ...

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SAVATAGE Founder To Release Solo Album

SAVATAGE founder Jon Oliva has commenced work on a solo album which he hopes to release sometime next year. "I'm working on it," Oliva told Brave Words. "I've got five songs done, but I'm going to take my time on it because I want to add a lot more stuff to it. I'll get the ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's VINCE NEIL Wanted On Assault Charges

Police in Beverly Hills have issued a warrant for the arrest of MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil, who allegedly attacked a record producer in a nightclub parking lot, according to MTV.com. The warrant, issued Wednesday, stems from an April 28th incident involving Michael Schuman, who accuses Neil of taunting him outside of a club and ...

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Ex-CRIMSON GLORY Singer Gets Busy On Several Fronts

Former CRIMSON GLORY/SEVEN WITCHES vocalist Wade Black, and ex-NOCTURNUS members Mike Davis (guitar) and Emo Mowery (bass) have set TIWANAKU as the name of their new group, which is currently writing material for their debut CD, due in early 2003 through Season Of Mist Records. Black, who left SEVEN WITCHES in June due to "personal ...

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40 BELOW SUMMER To Tour With CANDIRIA, DIECAST

40 BELOW SUMMER will be hitting the road in early September with CANDIRIA, DIECAST and E-TOWN CONCRETE (select shows only). Tentative dates are as follows: Sep. 04 – Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock Sep. 05 – Clifton Park, NY @ Northern Lights Sep. 06 – Hartford, CT @ Webster Theatre Sep. 07 – Old Bridge, ...

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CANDLEMASS Apologize For "Chaos" At WACKEN OPEN AIR

CANDLEMASS mainman Leif Edling has posted a message via the group's official web site regarding the changes in the groups' scheduled showtimes at this past weekend's Wacken Open Air festival which caused many of the Swedish doom quintet's fans to miss the band's performance at the event. "Due to fuck-ups from the Wacken HQ, a ...

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DRAGONFORCE Push Back Album Release Date

British "melodic speed power metal" act DRAGONFORCE have pushed back the projected release date of their debut album, entitled Valley of the Damned, to January 2003 through Sanctuary/Noise Records. DRAGONFORCE are currently completing work on the CD at England's Thin Ice studios with Karl Groom (producer/guitarist of THRESHOLD). ...

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