PRONG Begin Work On New Material

PRONG have been rehearsing new material that will be recorded this fall for an upcoming studio album. The follow-up to this year's "Scorpio Rising" will be released early 2005 through Locomotive Music. As previously reported, PRONG will be playing a special one-off show in Hollywood, CA on Thursday, August 12 at the Knitting Factory on ...

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DISTURBED Debut New Bassist At Hometown Gig

DISTURBED played their first show with new bassist John Moyer (ex-THE UNION UNDERGROUND) on Saturday at the House Of Blues in their hometown of Chicago, according to Launch Radio Networks. The band also debuted two new songs, titled "Hell" and "Monster", which will most likely appear on the group's third album. No release date has ...

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BLACKEST OF THE BLACK: Tentative Tour Dates Announced

The tentative routing has been released for this fall's edition of the "Blackest Of The Black" tour, featuring DANZIG, DOYLE (featuring ex-MISFITS guitarist Doyle), MAYHEM, DEVILDRIVER, DEATH ANGEL and EYES OF FIRE. As previously reported, "Blackest of the Black" organizer Glenn Danzig and ex-MISFITS guitarist Doyle will be teaming up for a special MISFITS set ...

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SIEGES EVEN: New Album To Contain One Song

Reunited German progressive metallers SIEGES EVEN have revealed more details about their forthcoming album, "The Art Of Navigating By The Stars", tentatively due before the end of the year. According to a posting on the band's web site, the CD will contain only one track with a running time of 45-50 minutes. The song will ...

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OZZY Fans Give Blood To Get Tickets

John Welsh of The Press-Enterprise is reporting that pleasant and patient headbangers donated blood in record numbers in hopes of scoring a coveted ticket for Ozzfest, Saturday's all-day concert at the Hyundai Pavilion in Devore, California. "We've got to be nice — they're the ones with the needles," joked Sean Flora, 18, of Riverside, snacking ...

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Ex-BUCKERRY Singer JOSH TODD To Perform At The X GAMES

Former BUCKCHERRY frontman Josh Todd and his solo band have been tapped to bring their hypnotic rock 'n' roll and raw punk power to the X Games at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Saturday, August 7. The band will perform songs from their acclaimed debut album, "You Made Me", in stores now and available ...

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