Former FAITH NO MORE Bassist Produces FLATTBUSH Debut

Former FAITH NO MORE bassist Billy Gould recently finished producing the debut album from Southern California's FLATTBUSH for an April 2003 release through Gould's Kool Arrow label. FLATTBUSH have previously performed with ASESINO and BRUJERIA, among others, and are tentatively set to embark on a U.S. tour with NAPALM DEATH next summer. For more information ...

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GOTTHARD Name Upcoming CD

Switzerland's GOTTHARD have set "Human Zoo" as the title for their forthcoming CD, which is currently being mixed in Los Angeles with producer Marc Tanner (THE CALLING) for a late February release. The upcoming album marks the first time the group have worked without longtime collaborator, songwriter/producer Chris Von Rohr (ex-KROKUS bassist), who had previously ...

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NORTHER Announce Final Gig Of 2002

Finland's NORTHER will play their final gig of 2003 in Nivala on Dec. 21. As previously reported, NORTHER recently finished mixing the first single from their as-yet-untitled second full-length album at Finnvox studios for a Jan. 20, 2003 release through Spinefarm Records. The follow-up to last year's "Dreams of Endless War" effort was recorded at ...

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WINGER Guitarist In Talks To Rejoin DOKKEN

WINGER guitarist Reb Beach is strongly rumored to be eyeing a return to the DOKKEN lineup for the group's upcoming U.S. tour with WHITESNAKE and THE SCORPIONS. When asked about the possibility of rejoining forces with Don Dokken following the latter's stints with John Norum and Italian guitarist Alex De Rosso, Beach said, "Looks good ...

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KUSH Set Fall Release Date For Long-Awaited Debut

Rap-metal supergroup KUSH (a.k.a. THE KUSH PROJECT), which features FEAR FACTORY bassist/guitarist Christian Olde Wolbers, FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera, DEFTONES guitarist Stephen Carpenter and CYPRESS HILL frontman B-Real, are currently polishing up nearly 30 tracks for possible inclusion on their long-awaited debut album, tentatively due in the fall through Sony Records. "It started out ...

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THE (INTERNATIONAL) NOISE CONSPIRACY Cancel UK Tour

Sweden's THE (INTERNATIONAL) NOISE CONSPIRACY, who are fronted by former REFUSED screamer Dennis Lyxzen, have been forced to cancel their UK tour due to a "serious back injury" suffered by the singer. A statement from the band reads: "Unfortunately THE (INTERNATIONAL) NOISE CONSPIRACY have been forced to cancel their upcoming UK tour due to serious ...

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GODHEAD Ink Deal With REALITY ENTERTAINMENT

GODHEAD have signed an exclusive, worldwide deal with Reality Entertainment. The band — who were previously signed to MARILYN MANSON's Posthuman Records — are presently in the studio with producers Warren Croyle (who also heads up Reality) and partner Joe Floyd recording their sophomore CD for an early 2003 release. "We wanted to go with ...

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THE CROWN Line Up Italian Dates

Swedish thrashers THE CROWN, recently rejoined by original vocalist Johan Lindstrand, have announced two Italian shows during March. They are as follows: Mar. 08 – Milano, ITA @ Transilvania Live Mar. 09 – Vicenza, ITA @ Midian ...

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