SYSTEM OF A DOWN Singer Explains How SERART Side-Project Came About

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian, who is keeping himself busy with Serjical Strike Records during the band's downtime, recently revealed how side-project with Armenian multi-instrumentalist Arto Tuncboyaciyan called SERART came about. "I saw him perform at the Armenian Music Awards in Los Angeles a couple of years ago," Tankian said of the pairing. ...

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METALLICA Confirm FIELDS OF ROCK Appearance

As first reported here on Jan. 27, METALLICA have finally officially confirmed their participation in Holland's Fields of Rock festival, which is set to take place on June 15 at Goffertpark Fields in Nijmegen. LIMP BIZKIT, DEFTONES, MARILYN MANSON, DISTURBED, and MINISTRY are among the other artists rumored to be appearing at the ...

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KORN Singer Writes Ten Songs For Upcoming CD

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis has written ten songs for the follow-up to last year's "Untouchables" and plans for the band to co-produce the forthcoming album. However, Davis says he's still unsure of its direction. "Can't really say yet," he said. "I'll know once I get digging into it. It's basically all about us coming together." ...

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ST. VITUS To Reform For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE 2003

Doom legends ST. VITUS are set to perform a one-off reunion gig at Germany's With Full Force 2003 festival, which is set to take place July 4-6 at airport Roitzschjora, Löbnitz near Leipzig. Former THE OBSESSED/SPIRIT CARAVAN frontman Wino will be handing the vocal duties at the show, which will mark the reunited band's only ...

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BLAZE Announce U.K. Dates

Britain's BLAZE, the band led by former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE frontman Blaze Bayley, have lined up the following U.K. dates during April/May: Apr. 25 - London, UK @ Garage Apr. 26 - Bradford, UK @ Rios Apr. 27 - Cardiff, UK @ MS1 May 02 - Plymouth, UK @ Cooperage May 03 - Stoke, UK @ ...

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