THE HAUNTED Announce Australian Tour

Swedish high-energy thrashers THE HAUNTED have scheduled an Australian tour during March. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 13 – The Tivoli – Adelaide, AUS Mar. 14 – The Corner Hotel – Melbourne, AUS Mar. 15 – The Metro – Sydney, AUS Mar. 16 – The Waterloo – Brisbane, AUS ...

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APARTMENT 26 Enter Studio To Record Sophomore Album

APARTMENT 26 — the group fronted by Biff Butler, son of BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler — have entered Real World Studios, Peter Gabriel's state-of-the-art recording studios in Wiltshire near Bath, England, to begin recording their sophomore full-length album for a tentative mid-2003 release through an as-yet-undetermined label. The band, who issued their "Hallucinating" debut ...

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VOIVOD: Three Days Away From Completing 'The Multiverse'

VOIVOD — vocalist Snake (a.k.a. Denis Belanger), guitarist Piggy (a.k.a. Denis D'Amour), drummer Away (a.k.a. Michel Langevin), and Jasonic (a.k.a. ex-METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted) — are three days away from having completed the mixing process for the group's new album, "The Multiverse", at Sausalito, California's The Plant studios. The band, who recently withdrew from a ...

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MY RUIN Begin Mixing 'The Horror Of Beauty', Plan Early 2003 Release

Los Angeles-based MY RUIN, led by the ever-colorful Tairrie B, are currently mixing their third full-length CD, tentatively titled "The Horror Of Beauty", for an early 2003 release through an as-yet-undisclosed label. Among the song titles set to appear on the album are the following: 01. Heathen 02. Spitfire 03. Radio Silence 04. Made To ...

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ANDREW W.K. Speaks Out On Art Of Headbanging

Hyperactive party rocker ANDREW W.K. recently offered the following advice to a fan on the art of headbanging and "slamming": "The most important part of the slam dances is to build it up," Andrew said. "The first few times you bang you will get a very sore neck! The neck muscles are very sensitive and ...

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SILVERCHAIR Announce Australian Dates

SILVERCHAIR's Daniel Johns has recovered from his battle with reactive arthritis enough to be able to go back on the road. The band, who managed to squeeze in some Big Day Out dates before Daniel got sick, have announced a round of intimate Australian gigs for March and April of 2003. The "Across The Night" ...

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RUMBLEFISH Finish Recording Debut

Los Angeles-based RUMBLEFISH have finished recording their debut album, "Exit Highland", with producer Mudrock (GODSMACK, TRIK TURNER, POWERMAN 5000) for a March/April 2003 release through Roadrunner Records. The band, who recently signed a management deal with Bill Mcgathy/Cory Sheridan, will mix the album during December with Andy Wallace, who has previously worked with KORN, LIMP ...

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