ROB ZOMBIE: More 'Devil's Rejects' Casting News Announced

According to a posting on Rob Zombie's web site, "everyone's favorite Charles Manson," Steve Railsback ("Helter Skelter", "Lifeforce", "Ed Gein") has signed on to appear in "The Devil's Rejects", the much-anticipated sequel to Zombie's directorial debut, "House of 1000 Corpses", tentatively due later in the year. "Mr. Railsback will portray Sheriff Ken Dwyer, the local ...

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PAUL STANLEY: You Can Be Rich And Still Play Great Rock

KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley recently spoke to Australia's Beat magazine about the band's upcoming tour, his much-anticipated new solo album and his interest in Broadway, among other subjects. The following are several excerpts from the interview: On LIMP BIZKIT, who were originally supposed to tour Australia with KISS: Paul Stanley: "With rare exceptions, ...

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EVANESCENCE's 'Fallen' Certified Quintuple-Platinum

EVANESCENCE's major label debut album, "Fallen", has been certified quintuple-platinum by the Recording Industry Association Of America (RIAA) for sales of five million copies. Worldwide sales of "Fallen" have surpassed the 11 million mark, with more than 400,000 of those copies having been sold in Japan, according to Sony, which handles the album's international distribution. ...

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COSMOSQUAD To Play L.A., JEFF KOLLMAN BAND To Tour Europe

L.A. fusion metal triumvirate COSMOSQUAD will be making a live appearance at the Baked Potato, 3878 Cahuenga Blvd W., N. Hollywood in Thursday, May 6. For more info call (818) 980-1615. Guitarist Jeff Kollman (GLENN HUGHES, $IGN OF 4) and drummer Shane Gaalaas (GLENN HUGHES, B'Z, $IGN OF 4) will be joined by bassist Christopher ...

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NDE: Tour Dates Announced

Cleveland metal/hardcore band NDE will head out on a nine-day mini tour starting Friday, May 14 in Springfield, PA. The band will be supporting their current Crash Music Inc. release, "End Of Trust". They will also be testing out new songs for their upcoming new album, which will be released later this year. NDE first ...

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TWELFTH GATE Hard At Work On New CD

Chicago-based power metallers TWELFTH GATE have issued the following update regarding their current activities: "We currently have just over half of the new album written & a few more songs on the brink of completion. Now with the summer quickly approaching, we're trying to remain focused so we can meet our goal of going into ...

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BEATALLICA To Make Live Debut

BEATALLICA, the Midwestern band which "covers BEATLES songs in the style of METALLICA, infusing the lyrics and arrangements of Fab Four standards with wonderfully unsubtle references to METALLICA's songs and a spot-on imitation of James Hetfield's distinctive vocals" (Ice magazine), will be making their live debut on May 31 at BalloonFest in El ...

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