TAPROOT To Begin Work On New CD

TAPROOT, out on the road for the final few shows in support of their latest album "Welcome" (Atlantic), are tentatively scheduled to begin writing material for their third full-length CD in the fall. "Yeah, we'll be off to write music again," singer Stephen Richards told Chart Attack. "I can't wait for that because I'm excited ...

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AFTER FOREVER Enter Studio To Record New Full-Length Album

Dutch gothic/atmospheric doom metal act AFTER FOREVER entered the studio today (July 12) to begin work on their third full-length album, tentatively due in early 2004 through Transmission Records. The group's recently completed mini-CD, which was recorded at Excess studios in Rotterdam, Holland with producers Hans Pieters and Dennis Leidelmeijer, is slated for an October ...

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SCOTT WEILAND In Rehab In Florida, Court Case Continued

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS/VELVET REVOLVER singer Scott Weiland was due in a Burbank, California, court to face drug charges Friday (July 11), but the case was continued until July 18 because the vocalist is still in rehab in Florida, according to a court clerk. The 35-year-old musician, who pleaded innocent to two felony charges of possession ...

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SEX PISTOLS Vow To Play Show In Iraq

British punk band the SEX PISTOLS want to bring their particular brand of anarchy to Iraq, vowing to play a live concert in Baghdad with the message that democracy has its pitfalls. In an interview posted on MTV.com, PISTOLS' front man John Lydon, who was known as Johnny Rotten during the punk heyday, said the ...

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JOHN PETRUCCI's Dream Lives On

Rafer Guzmán of Newsday reports that if the name John Petrucci doesn't immediately ring a bell, that's OK. The Kings Park (Long Island) native is used to it. "A lot of times, I'll meet somebody new, and I'll tell them what I do," says the guitarist for DREAM THEATER, which plays at the Tommy Hilfiger ...

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DEATH ANGEL: East Coast Dates Announced

Reunited Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL will embark on a short East Coast tour in early September. Prior to those dates, the group will play three headlining shows on the West Coast, including an appearance at the Seattle Metal Fest in late August. Upcoming DEATH ANGEL tour dates: Aug. 01 - Sacramento, CA @ The ...

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GENOCIDE, NAUSEA L.A. To Team Up For California Concert

GENOCIDE, the Michigan–based death metal/grindcore band featuring members of the recently reunited REPULSION, will be teaming up with the influential Los Angeles deathcore merchants NAUSEA L.A. (featuring TERRORIZER vocalist Oscar Garcia) for a one-off gig at The Garage in Los Angeles, California on Tuesday, July 22. The Garage is located at 4519 Santa Monica Blvd. ...

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