EXODUS Guitarist Addresses New Singer Rumors

EXODUS guitarist Gary Holt has posted the following statement on the group's message board regarding the rumors about a possible replacement for the band's recently departed singer Steve "Zetro" Souza: "I just wanted to clear up rumors about who is going to be our next singer. The answer to that is I do not know. ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY's CATANESE Auctioning Off Guitars Via EBAY

Two guitars previously owned and played by BLACK LABEL SOCIETY's Nick Catanese are currently being auctioned off via eBay. The Gibson Goth SG and a Gibson Explorer guitars come with a letter of authenticity, a signed photo and a personally signed backplate. The Explorer auction ends Sept. 18, while the Goth SG auction concludes Sept. ...

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SUNRIDE To Enter Studio In November

Finland's SUNRIDE have completed the songwriting process for their as-yet-untitled third album. "We will be entering Seawolf Studios (AMORPHIS, THE CURE, HANOI ROCKS) in Helsinki, Finland at the end of November," the band write in their latest newsletter. "The disc will be recorded, mixed and mastered with our own sound guy, Mikko, and produced, as ...

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AMON AMARTH Break German Top 40

AMON AMARTH's latest CD, "Fate Of Norns", has entered the German Media Control Top 100 chart at position No. 31 and Austria's Media Control album chart at No. 56. The German debut marks the highest chart entry in Germany to date for the group's label, Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to last year's "Versus the ...

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Florida Death Metallers DIABOLIC Split Up

Florida death metallers DIABOLIC have officially split up. Due to a recent "business development," founding member Brian Malone has decided to end DIABOLIC's seven-year existence, according to a posting on the group's web site. "This decision in no way reflects upon the professionalism and personalities of the current members of DIABOLIC (Eric Hersemann – guitars, ...

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