DAATH: New Album To Be Mixed By Former DEATH Guitarist

Atlanta-based technical death metallers DAATH have recruited former DEATH/TESTAMENT guitarist James Murphy to mix their second album, tentatively titled "The Hinderers". "We are currently in pre-production and expect to start tracking in November," the band write on their web site. "We're going to slow down on booking gigs in order to allow more time for ...

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LEATHERWOLF: New Music Available For Download

Reunited hard rockers LEATHERWOLF, now featuring singer Jeff Martin (RACER X), have uploaded the two remaining songs from their recently recorded three-track demo at their official web site. The full-length MP3 files can be downloaded at the following links: "Behind the Gun" (mp3) and "Disconnect" (mp3). A full-length MP3 of the ...

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ANNIHILATOR Guitarist JEFF WATERS Plans DVDs, Side-Projects

ANNIHILATOR mastermind Jeff Waters is in talks with three different companies about releasing the group's first-ever DVD. "The Campbell Brothers will be doing it so it will be a really entertaining DVD," Waters writes on the band's web site. "Well worth the 15-year wait for a video/DVD release from us. I will let you know ...

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VANISHING POINT Singer Undergoes Surgery

On the morning of August 16, only hours from celebrating his 30th birthday, VANISHING POINT vocalist Silvio Massaro was admitted to St. Vincent Hospital in Melbourne Australia, for surgery on his sinus. Commented Silvio: "For years now I have been suffering from massive headaches which would literally render me being locked up in a dark ...

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SACRED CRUCIFIX Finish Mixing Debut Album

Reunited Finnish death metallers SACRED CRUCIFIX have finished mixing their full-length debut at Tonebox Studio in Oulu, Finland for a fall release through Poison Arrow Records. The mastering session if scheduled for Saturday (August 28) at Finnvox studio in Helsinki. As previously reported, the quartet — who consist of Janne Kela (drums), Miku Mertanen (bass ...

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ANTHRAX Guitarist Comments On Winning 'Spirit Of Rock' Award

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian has commented on winning the "Spirit of Rock" award at the Kerrang! Awards, which were held Thursday night (August 26) at The Brewery in central London. "Comrades, we won at the Kerrang awards!" Scott writes on the group's web site. "They gave us the award for 'Spirit Of Rock' which is ...

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SLIPKNOT Planning 'Big Production' U.S. Tour

SLIPKNOT bassist Paul Gray has told Launch Radio Networks that they're planning something special for their next U.S. trek. "I think it would be, what, about February next year we'll come back out here, and we got some stuff planned. I don't wanna let it out of the bag, but it's gonna be pretty cool, ...

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AC/DC Singer, Bassist To Headline RED CROSS Benefit Event

AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson and bassist Cliff Williams will headline a benefit concert in Florida that could bring in more than $100,000 for the American Red Cross and its efforts to help replace the things Hurricane Charley blew away, according to the Naples Daily News. The concert, which will take place on September 10 ...

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Former LED ZEPPELIN Bassist To Begin Work On Solo Album

Former LED ZEPPELIN bassist John Paul Jones has posted the following message on his web site: "Well, here I am, back in England. THE MUTUAL ADMIRATION SOCIETY tour has finished and I shall take a few weeks off to recover! The whole experience has been immensely enjoyable and I have found myself inspired by the ...

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