SCOTT WEILAND's Court Hearing Postponed

VELVET REVOLVER frontman Scott Weiland was due to have his arraignment on a DUI charge on Monday (November 17), but the case was continued until December 3, according to MTV.com. The former STONE TEMPLE PILOTS singer is completing his court-ordered stay at a residential rehab facility, and will not have to appear at the next ...

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JERRY CANTRELL Cancels L.A. Acoustic Performance

Former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell was forced to cancel his previously announced acoustic performance at Molly Malone's in Los Angeles on Sunday (Nov. 16) after he was reportedly taken ill. No further information is available at this time. Cantrell is currently without a record deal, having severed his ties with the Roadrunner label ...

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EVANESCENCE Singer: We Are Better Off Without BEN MOODY

EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee has revealed to MTV.com that guitarist Ben Moody's departure from the group appears to be permanent. "I actually haven't had any contact with him at all," she said of Moody, who walked out on the band October 24 in Berlin without an explanation. "But I hear he's way happier, and I ...

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MORIFADE To Release New Album In January

Sweden's MORIFADE have set January 26, 2004 as the new European release date through Holland's Karmageddon Media (formerly Hammerheart Records) for their third album, "Domination". As previously reported, the follow-up to last year's "Imaginarium" was recorded at Los Angered studios in Gothenburg and Monogram studios in Stockholm. ...

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ZAKK WYLDE's Missing Guitar Is Back!

Zakk Wylde's famous Bullseye Les Paul guitar has finally been returned to its rightful owner after more than three years. In 2000, while traveling from Dallas to Houston, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY were pulled over due to their truck's back doors being open. Upon investigating the truck's contents, the band discovered that two guitars were found ...

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ARMORED SAINT: DVD Update

FATES WARNING/ARMORED SAINT bassist Joey Vera has posted the following message on his web site: "Just a quick update on the progress on the new SAINT DVD I'm working on: This new DVD will feature ARMORED SAINT during the years 1991-2002. Mostly comprised of live bootleg videos from various tours, the total running program will ...

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THE BLACK LEAGUE Set Release Date For New Album

Finland's THE BLACK LEAGUE, the band featuring former SENTENCED frontman Taneli Jarva, have set a January 12 European release date through Spinefarm Records subsidiary Ranch for their third full-length album, "Man's Ruin Revisited". A single, entitled "Cold Women & Hot Beer" (backed with a cover of "Hot Wheels" by the Finnish rock legends HURRIGANES), will ...

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