SEPTIC FLESH Part Ways With Drummer, Keyboardist

Greece's SEPTIC FLESH have parted ways with drummer Akis and keyboardist George Z and have replaced them with CASUS BELI members Fotis and Bob Katsionis, respectively. In addition, the group have recruited a touring guitarist in the shape of ENSEMBLE axeman Alex Haritakis. Upcoming SEPTIC FLESH tour dates: Feb. 22 – Patra, GRE @ TBA ...

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MURDERDOLLS: BILLY IDOL Cover Posted Online

MURDERDOLLS' version of the BILLY IDOL classic "White Wedding" has been posted online at this location. MURDERDOLLS feature in their ranks SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison on guitar, singer Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13), ex-DOPE guitarist Acey Slade, bassist Erik Griffin, and drummer Ben Graves. ...

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SLIPKNOT To Enter Studio In March

SLIPKNOT have begun writing the songs for the follow-up to 2001's "Iowa" and plan to hit a studio with producer Rick Rubin (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, SLAYER, SYSTEM OF A DOWN) sometime in March. A late fall release through Roadrunner Records is expected. "Things are going really well right now," Taylor told MTV. "We're writing ...

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SICK SPEED's RICH WARD Offers Video Update

Former STUCK MOJO and current SICK SPEED/FOZZY guitarist Rich Ward has posted a new video update via the official SICK SPEED web site. "Catch up on the latest SICK SPEED news, hear a new riff in development and see the new hair-do!" reads a message on the site. Check it out: Hi-Speed,

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BODY COUNT Commence Work On New CD

BODY COUNT, the Los Angeles-based band led by rapper Ice-T, have commenced work on a new studio album, tentatively due at the end of the year. "I can't walk down the street without people asking me, 'Where's BC?'," Ice told MTV.com. "It's funny that BODY COUNT was 10 years ago and since then there hasn't ...

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THE BLACK LEAGUE Name Upcoming Album

Finland's THE BLACK LEAGUE, the band featuring former SENTENCED frontman Taneli Jarva, have set "Man's Ruin Revisited" as the title for their forthcoming album, tentatively due in late summer/early fall. The band are scheduled to begin recording the effort in April at an as-yet-undisclosed studio. Among the tracks set to appear on "Man's Ruin Revisited" ...

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COURTNEY LOVE Arrested At London Airport

Former HOLE singer Courtney Love was arrested today (Feb. 4) at Heathrow Airport in London after being "verbally abusive" to cabin crew. She was held as she landed on a transatlantic flight from Los Angeles, Virgin Atlantic said. She had been travelling in Virgin's Upper Class cabin when she allegedly became disruptive and the captain ...

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