DEVILDRIVER Going 'Straight To Hell'

DEVILDRIVER (formerly DEATHRIDE), the new Santa Barbara, California-based project featuring ex-COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara, have set "Straight To Hell" as the title for their much-anticipated debut album, due this fall through Roadrunner Records. The band, whose sound is being described as "much heavier" than that of COAL CHAMBER and featuring "more technical" musicianship than ...

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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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