JERRY CANTRELL: Upcoming Solo Album To Feature DROPBOX Singer?

Former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell has reportedly approached DROPBOX frontman John Kosco about appearing on his upcoming solo album. Contact between Cantrell and Kosco was apparently made via Dave Jerden, the producer of the DROPBOX album who more famously recorded JANE'S ADDICTION and ALICE IN CHAINS. DROPBOX, GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna's first signing ...

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THE 3RD AND THE MORTAL To Release New Album In January

Norway's THE 3RD AND THE MORTAL will release a new album, entitled "Project Bluebook", in January. The CD will feature two new studio tracks and another new song performed live, as well as four very different live versions of MORTAL classics. Audio samples of the tracks "Drone" and "Stalker" (live) can be downloaded at

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Former MEGADETH Members To Perform With Tribute Band

Former MEGADETH members Chris Poland (guitar) and David Ellefson (bass) will be performing a MEGADETH song live with the MEGADETH tribute band HANGAR 18 on November 18 at The Gig in Hollywood, CA. Also appearing on the bill will be Poland's band OHM and Ellefson's new group F5. Described as "the premier tribute to the ...

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KORN Frontman To Present 'South Park' Episode

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis will be presenting a special "South Park" Halloween episode this Thursday (Oct. 28) on Comedy Central at 9:30 p.m. EST. KORN's new album, "Greatest Hits, Vol. 1", featuring highlights from the first 10 years of the band's recording career, was released earlier this month via Immortal/Epic. In addition to KORN's biggest ...

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SLAYER: 'Wall Of Blood' Cities Announced

According to SLAYER fan site SlayerSaves.com, SLAYER have announced the cities on the group's upcoming Jägermeister Music Tour that will include an effect dubbed the "Wall of Blood." At select shows (determined by each venue's technical specs) during SLAYER's classic song "Raining Blood", the band, their instruments, and the stage will be drenched ...

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REALITY ENTERTAINMENT Opens Online Network

Reality Entertainment has announced the opening of its own worldwide online network. Reality Entertainment Online will serve as a distributor for select companies and catalog owners to release or re-release their products through the Reality Online network. "The online market is just beginning to come into its own, and we’ve been able to make a ...

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LOST IN TEARS Complete Work On Sophomore Album

Finnish "gothic metallers" LOST IN TEARS have completed work on their sophomore full-length album, tentatively due in early 2005 through Locomotive Music. The follow-up to 2002's "Dialogue With Mirror and God" was recorded at Karillo studio with engineer Jukka Puurula. Live recordings of several new tracks can be downloaded from the group's official web site ...

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