Man Convicted In Killing Of Former KISS Guitarist's Ex-Wife

A Hartford Superior Court jury convicted Gregory McArthur of felony murder, manslaughter, larceny and kidnapping charges Friday in connection with the 1998 death of the ex-wife of former KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent and part-time escort AnnMarie Cusano, according to the Hartford Courant. But the jury acquitted McArthur of charges of murder, capital murder and robbery ...

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SCARLING Music Posted Online

Los Angeles-based SCARLING, featuring former JACK OFF JILL frontwoman Jessicka, have posted two MP3 clips via their official web site at this location. The cuts in question — "Band-Air Covers The Bullet Hole" and "Black Horse Riding Star" — come off the band's upcoming debut album, which was recently recorded with producer Chris ...

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NAIL WITHIN Sign With LISTENABLE RECORDS

Israeli thrashers NAIL WITHIN (formerly EMBLAZE) have inked a two-album deal with France's Listenable Records. The group's self-titled debut, which was produced by Harris Johns (SODOM, KREATOR, DESTRUCTION) at Spiderhouse Studio in Lutte, Germany, is set to surface in February 2003. An 11-track effort, the album features guest appearances by KREATOR frontman Mille Petrozza, ex-AT ...

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AUDIOSLAVE: More European Dates Announced

AUDIOSLAVE, the band made up of former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE and SOUNDGARDEN members, have announced two additional concerts as part of their upcoming European tour in January. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jan. 14 – Paris, FRA @ Olympia Jan. 17 – London, UK @ Astoria Jan. 20 – Tilburg, NETH @ ...

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HALFORD Producer To Fill In On Second Guitar

HALFORD producer/co-writer Roy Z (TRIBE OF GYPSIES, BRUCE DICKINSON, ROB ROCK) will fill in on second guitar for the band's upcoming 2003 world tour as the replacement for Patrick Lachman, who announced his split from the group last week. Roy is not expected to become a permanent member of HALFORD, who will resume the auditioning ...

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SUM 41 Offered IRON MAIDEN World Tour

Pop punkers SUM 41 have been offered the opening slot on the upcoming IRON MAIDEN world tour. "IRON MAIDEN have contacted us and they want us on their world tour next year," SUM 41 bassist Cone "Jay" McCaslin told Sweden's Close-Up magazine. "It turns out that they're big SUM 41 fans." "We fell off our ...

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TOMMY LEE, PAMELA ANDERSON Unlikely To Collect Sex Video Award

"Baywatch" star Pamela Anderson and her ex-husband Tommy Lee are unlikely to see any of the money awarded to them as part of a judgment against an Internet company for marketing the couple's infamous sex video without their permission. Seth Warshavsky, president and founder of Internet Entertainment Group, is on the lam in Thailand, running ...

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METALLICA To Play England's DONINGTON PARK

METALLICA are lining up a headlining show at Donington Park, U.K. on Jun. 1, 2003, Kerrang! magazine has reported. This would be the band's first U.K. appearance since they headlined the Big Day Out at Milton Keyes Bowl on Jul. 10, 1999. The show is rumored to be part of a six-week European tour, which ...

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REVENGE OF THE TRIADS Cease To Exist

REVENGE OF THE TRIADS, the project featuring Jason Slater (SNAKE RIVER CONSPIRACY), Charlie Clouser (NINE INCH NAILS), Troy Van Leeuwen (A PERFECT CIRCLE), and Eddie Nappi (HANDSOME), has officially disbanded. The group, who were working on their debut album at the time of their split, were signed to "a bullshit record label called LMC Records ...

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