AUDIOSLAVE Select 'Like A Stone' As Second Single

AUDIOSLAVE have set "Like a Stone" as the second single from their self-titled debut. "It definitely shows the depth of our record, coming after [first single] 'Cochise', so that's kind of cool, 'cause there's a lot of different kinds of music on the record," drummer Brad Wilk told MTV News. "It's kind of cool to ...

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PAPA ROACH Team Up With THE NEPTUNES On 'Biker Boys' Soundtrack

PAPA ROACH have recorded a new song with hip-hop producers the Neptunes for the soundtrack to upcoming movie "Biker Boyz". The new track is tentatively titled "Don't Look Back". Jacoby Shaddix's band hooked up with the Neptunes, a.k.a. Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo, in Los Angeles. The Neptunes are best known to rock fans as ...

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ARMORED SAINT: Two DVDs, Album Reissue On The Way

ARMORED SAINT and Metal Blade Records will be releasing a DVD version of the band's home video, "A Trip Thru Red Times", in February. Included on the DVD will be extra videos, an interview conducted this past September, an "old-school" photo gallery, plus the added feature of a 5.1 surround mix. The band, who are ...

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HENRY ROLLINS: More Spoken-Word Dates Announced

Punk rock icon Henry Rollins has lined up the following "spoken word" performances during January/February: Jan. 07 - San Juan Capistrano, CA @ The Coach House Jan. 08 - San Francisco, CA @ Palace of Fine Arts Jan. 10 - Seattle, WA @ Moore Theatre Jan. 11 - Vancouver, B.C. @ Vogue Theatre Jan. 12 ...

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TO/DIE/FOR Announce New Guitarist

Finland's TO/DIE/FOR have once again parted ways with guitarist Juppe "J.P." Sutela and have replaced him with Mika "Alli" Ahtiainen. "There was some motivation problems with Juppe and he still dont like touring and rehearsing," explained drummer Tonmi Lillman recently. "There is a new member in TO/DIE/FOR and this time it's going to be for ...

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JERRY CANTRELL: Video Interview Posted Online

A video interview with former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell, conducted recently at Playboy magazine's "mini-mansion" in Hollywood, California, has been posted online at this location. Cantrell has just issued his latest CD, "Degradation Trip", as a double album, featuring additional songs recorded late last year during the same sessions as songs ...

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FIREBIRD Name Upcoming CD

Britain's FIREBIRD, led by former CARCASS/NAPALM DEATH guitarist Bill Steer, have set "Firebird No. 3" as the title for their new album, due in late February 2003 via JVC Records in Japan. A European release should follow a short time later. ...

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MISERY INDEX Prepare To Record Full-Length Debut

Baltimore, Maryland-based MISERY INDEX — featuring Jason Netherton (bass/vocals, ex-DYING FETUS), Bruce Greig (guitar, ex-DYING FETUS, TOGETHER WE FALL, NEXT STEP UP), Sparky Voyles (guitar, ex-DYING FETUS, M.O.D.) and Matt Byers (drums) — have posted the following update via their official web site: "Presently we are locked away in our basement writing songs ...

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