The Washington Times: Has PERRY FARRELL Sold Out?

Scott Galupo of The Washington Times reports that "Lollapalooza 2003 rolled through Nissan Pavilion Friday (August 1) with a little help from Verizon Wireless and Xbox, Microsoft's video-game system. Not a few in the rock press have noticed the 'irony' that the resurrected Lollapalooza tour, the alt-rock revue spawned by Perry Farrell in 1991 and ...

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LIONSHEART Bounce Back With New Lineup, Album

LIONSHEART, the early '90s British melodic rock outfit fronted by former GRIM REAPER/ONSLAUGHT singer Steve Grimmett, have completed work on a new album, "Abyss", due later in the year through an as-yet-undisclosed label. "Abyss" was recorded at the Warehouse Studio in Oxford, U.K. throughout May/June 2003 and was engineered by Steve Watkins. The complete track ...

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DESTRUCTION Filming New Video

Veteran German thrashers DESTRUCTION are in the process of filming a video for the track "Desecrators (Of The New Age)". The song comes off the group's forthcoming album, "Metal Discharge", due on September 22 through Nuclear Blast Records. As previously reported, a limited-edition version of "Metal Discharge" will include a bonus CD featuring demo material, ...

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MONDO GENERATOR To Perform At LOLLAPALOOZA

MONDO GENERATOR, the side project of QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE's Nick Oliveri and Josh Homme, have been confirmed to appear on the second stage at six dates at this year's Lollapalooza festival beginning with tonight's show in West Palm Beach, Florida. The band's latest album, "A Drug Problem That Never Existed", was released last ...

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DEFTONES: 'Hexagram' Video Shoot Details Unveiled

DEFTONES will be shooting the video for "Hexagram", the second single from their self-titled album, this Friday (August 8) at The Skatelab Warehouse, located at 4226 Valley Fair Street in Simi Valley, California. Fans are being invited to show up between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. for the shoot, which will take place later in the ...

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EVANESCENCE Kick Off NINTENDO FUSION TOUR

EVANESCENCE kicked off The Nintendo Fusion Tour at Universal Amphitheatre in Universal City, California Monday night (August 4). Check out pictures from Wire Image. Joining EVANESCENCE on the run through the month of August are COLD, REVIS and CAUTERIZE. FINGER ELEVEN steps in for CAUTERIZE during the outing's newly added September dates. The ...

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LINKIN PARK's Chinese Record Label Slashes CD Price To Combat Piracy

Warner Music China has taken more than two-thirds off the customary retail price of LINKIN PARK's new album, "Meteora", according to Billboard magazine. The goal is to lure fans from low-price counterfeit discs to the authentic product. Warner Music China received permission from Warner Bros. in the U.S., LINKIN PARK's home label, and from the ...

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DEVILDRIVER Begin Mixing Debut Album

DEVILDRIVER (formerly DEATHRIDE), the new Santa Barbara, California-based project featuring ex-COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara, have tapped Greg Reeley (FEAR FACTORY, MACHINE HEAD) to mix their debut album, "Straight To Hell", due later in the year through Roadrunner Records. "We should be starting to mix the album before Wednesday of this week," Fafara writes on ...

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CREMATORY Reform, Begin Work On 'Revolution'

German melodic gothic metal band CREMATORY, who split up in 2001 after a successful, decade-long career, have officially reformed and are preparing to enter the studio to record a new studio album, tentatively titled "Revolution". The follow-up to 2000's "Believe" is scheduled for release on March 1, 2004 through Nuclear Blast Records. "THE COMEBACK IS ...

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TO/DIE/FOR Part Ways With Singer, Seek Replacement

Jape Perätalo, vocalist for Finnish goth metallers TO/DIE/FOR, has left the band due to a "lack of motivation." "We've come to the point where we didn't expect to come," the band said in an official statement. "Jape decided to end his career in TO/DIE/FOR. "We wish him good luck in whatever he is going to ...

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