VELVET REVOLVER: Label Bidding War 'Out Of Control'

Label bidding for VELVET REVOLVER, the new band featuring GUNS N' ROSES alumni Slash, Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum, David Kushner of SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and former STONE TEMPLE PILOTS frontman Scott Weiland, is reportedly "out of control," according to Hits Daily Double, the companion web site of music industry tip sheet HITS. The group, who ...

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SUMMER SANITARIUM TOUR 2003: More Attendance Figures Released

The following are some of the latest attendance figures for Summer Sanitarium Tour 2003, featuring METALLICA, LINKIN PARK, LIMP BIZKIT, DEFTONES and MUDVAYNE, as reported by Billboard magazine: Venue: Giants Stadium City/State: East Rutherford, N.J. Event Dates: July 8, 2003 Gross Sales: $3,500,780 Attendance/Capacity: 51,934 / 56,600 Shows / Sellouts: 1 / 0 Prices: $85, ...

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FATES WARNING Cancel Dates

FATES WARNING have been forced to cancel their appearances with DREAM THEATER and QUEENSRŸCHE in Spokane, Washington Wednesday night (July 30) and Boise, Idaho Thursday (July 31). "We are all bummed to announce this (especially as I was to be playing their set with them tonight in Spokane), but it is a situation out of ...

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BESEECH Name New CD

Swedish "gothic metal" act BESEECH have set "Drama" as the title for their fourth full-length album, tentatively due in early 2004 through Napalm Records. BESEECH have spent the past few weeks at Studio Mega recording the follow-up to 2002's "Souls Highway", the group's first effort since the departure of longtime guitarist Klas Bohlin. According to ...

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MY RUIN: New Song Available For Download

A brand new MY RUIN track, titled "Made To Measure", has been posted online in MP3 format at this location. "Made To Measure" comes off the group's forthcoming EP, "The Shape of Things to Come", due next month through Century Media Records. MY RUIN's new full-length album, "The Horror Of Beauty", is slated ...

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DEFTONES To Film 'Hexagram' Video In Los Angeles

DEFTONES will be shooting a video for their new single, "Hexagram", on August 8 in Los Angeles with director Darren Doane (POISON THE WELL, EVERY TIME I DIE). The band, who are currently touring with METALLICA, LINKIN PARK and LIMP BIZKIT as part of the Summer Sanitarium Tour, are looking for all local DEFTONES fans ...

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LIZZY BORDEN's Guitar Search Continues

LIZZY BORDEN have commenced the recording process for their eighth album, tentatively due in early 2004 through Metal Blade Records. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2000's critically acclaimed "Deal with the Devil" will reportedly be "a straight-ahead, balls-out high-energy hard rock album." The band, who parted ways with guitarist Alex Nelson earlier in the year, are ...

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MASTODON Announce U.S. Tour With CLUTCH

Relapse Records recording artists MASTODON have announced their fourth U.S. tour in support of their latest album, "Remission". MASTODON will team up with CLUTCH for two-week span beginning August 29 in Asbury Park, New Jersey. The tour is scheduled to conclude September 14 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with additional dates pending. MASTODON, fresh off their ...

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