THE CLAN DESTINED Drummer To Appear On BBC Television

THE CLAN DESTINED drummer Emily Dolan Davies has just finished taping a segment for BBC Television which will be aired sometime in September. The program focuses on drumming hints and techniques by Emily. More details will be made available soon. A clip from Davies' promotional DVD can now be downloaded from THE CLAN DESTINED's

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METALLICA Starting To Think About Next Album

METALLLICA frontman James Hetfield has told Launch Radio Networks that they are starting to think about their next project. According to Hetfield, the group has been preparing for each concert in their backstage "jam room," and have started coming up with ideas for new songs. "I'm really excited to do the next record," he said. ...

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CRADLE TO GRAVE Sign Canadian Deal With YEAR OF THE SUN RECORDS

CRADLE TO GRAVE, the Vancouver-based band featuring ex-AGGRESSION guitarist Denis "Sasquatch" Barthe, recently signed a record deal with the Canadian indie label Year of the Sun. Year of the Sun will release CRADLE TO GRAVE's debut CD, "CTG", in Canada, the United Kingdom and Asia (excluding Japan) while New York-based Power Play Records will handle ...

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MNEMIC: New Audio Samples Posted Online

Two audio samples from the sophomore MNEMIC album, "The Audio Injected Soul", have been posted online at the Nuclear Blast Records web site. "The Audio Injected Soul", due on September 27 through Nuclear Blast, was recorded at AntFarm Studios in Aarhus, Denmark with producer Tue Madsen and is said to be "much faster and more ...

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FEAR FACTORY Drummer To Produce New KRIYA CD

FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera will reportedly produce the new album from the Los Angeles-based, female-fronted, guitar-driven alternative rock band KRIYA. Drawing upon the collective influences of everyone from KATE BUSH, DAVID BOWIE and BJORK to ALANIS MORISSETTE and TORI AMOS, KRIYA have so far released one self-financed debut album, entitled "…And Then There Was ...

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SEVENDUST, TOMMY LEE, STEREOMUD Members Join Forces In New Project

Ex-VIRGOS MERLOT/VIRGOS guitarist/vocalist Brett Hestla has joined the as-yet-unnamed new band featuring former and current members of SEVENDUST, SKRAPE, Tommy Lee's (MÖTLEY CRÜE) solo band and STEREOMUD. The group's lineup is as follows: Brett Hestla: Vocals Will Hunt (SKRAPE, TOMMY LEE): Drums Corey Lowery (ex-STEREOMUD, STUCK MOJO): Bass Troy McLawhorn (ex-DOUBLE DRIVE): Guitar Clint Lowery ...

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BOLT THROWER Part Ways With Singer, Seek Replacement

British extreme metal pioneers BOLT THROWER have announced the departure of vocalist Dave Ingram. In a statement, the band said, "Dave has been suffering with health and personal problems for a while now and he has decided that it would be best if he left the band to concentrate on his recovery. We would like ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE: Action-Figure 'Boxed Set' Due In November

McFarlane Toys will be releasing a MÖTLEY CRÜE action-figure "Deluxe Boxed Set" in November 2004. Several photos of the CRÜE toys can be viewed at this location. The brainchild of Grammy- and Emmy-winning producer/director Todd McFarlane (creator of Spawn and founder of Spawn.com), Tempe, Arizona-based McFarlane Toys has several successful music lines, including ...

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