KISS Murder Trial Update: Cusano's Daughters Kept Secret

As previously reported, the murder trial of a man accused of killing the ex-wife of former KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent got underway on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at the Superior Court in Hartford, Connecticut. Police arrested Gregory McArthur, 41, on Sept. 2, 2000, and charged him with the January 1998 murder of Annemarie Cusano. Cusano worked ...

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STATIC-X Frontman Launches Merchandise Company

Merch Monster, the new merchandise company co-owned by STATIC-X frontman Wayne Static, has launched its official web site at this location. In addition to selling original designs, the company is handling merchandise for a number of recording artists, including STATIC-X, MURDERDOLLS, LAMB OF GOD, DOG FASHION DISCO, etc. ...

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KATAKLYSM Film Video Clip

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM have finished filming a video clip for the track "In Shadows & Dust", to be featured on Nuclear Blast Records' 15th anniversary DVD. To view the video, click here. KATAKLYSM are currently gearing up for a European tour in support of their critically-acclaimed album, "Shadows & Dust". Plans also ...

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AUDIOSLAVE To Headline K-ROCK'S CLAUS-FEST 2002

AUDIOSLAVE, the new group featuring ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell and former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE members Tim Commerford (bass), Brad Wilk (drums), and Tom Morello (guitar), will be headlining K-Rock's Claus-Fest 2002 at the Nassau Coliseum on Thursday, Dec. 12. Also set to appear at the event are KELLY & OZZY OSBOURNE, QUEENS OF THE ...

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ADEMA Part Ways With Management

ADEMA, who feature in their ranks Jonathan Davis' little half-brother Marky Chavez, have parted ways with manager Terry Lippman. The group are actively seeking new representation and are currently setting up meetings with some of the usual suspects, according to Hits Daily Double. ADEMA are preparing to record their sophomore CD for an early 2003 ...

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ARCH ENEMY Postpone Scandinavian Dates

Due to undisclosed "circumstances," ARCH ENEMY have been forced to postpone the first leg of their European tour, namely the Scandinavian dates (Sweden & Denmark), to January 2003. The first European show will now take place in Eindhoven, Holland on Nov. 29. ...

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DOPE Frontman Responds To Parody Interview

DOPE frontman Edsel Dope has issued a response to the interview posted here several days ago in which an "anonymous" writer, otherwise known as STATIC-F's Trick Elzen, sought to counter some of Edsel's earlier statements regarding MURDERDOLLS, SLIPKNOT and former DOPE members Tripp Eisen and Acey Slade. Edsel's statement is as ...

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SLIPKNOT's THE CLOWN: Upcoming DVD Marks End Of An Era

SLIPKNOT percussionist/mastermind, Shawn Crahan (a.k.a. Clown), claims that the band's "Disasterpieces" DVD, due Nov. 26, is the last time fans will see this version of the band. "I believe it's an end of an era," said Crahan. "It's not that it was the best, it's that that's what we were doing then — risers that ...

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