CROOKED Enter Studio To Record Full-Length Album

San Francisco Bay Area's CROOKED (formerly NMSO4) will be entering a Des Moines, Iowa-based studio this week to record a full-length album with producer Tom Tatman (STONE SOUR). Additional production and engineering will come from Dave Dominguez (STAIND, PAPA ROACH, POWERMAN 5000, ORGY, GUNS 'N ROSES). 13 songs are expected to be included, including three ...

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SINGLE BULLET THEORY To Record NON-FICTION Cover For Upcoming EP

Philadelphia-based SINGLE BULLET THEORY have announced plans to record a cover of NON-FICTION's "Into the Ground" for an upcoming EP, tentatively due in early 2005. "As some of you may know, I had the great pleasure of performing on the new Dan Lorenzo [ex-HADES/NON-FICTION guitarist] CD 'Nice Being Alone'," SINGLE BULLET THEORY vocalist/guitarist Matt Difabio ...

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ALICE COOPER: Anti-BUSH Rockers Are Guilty Of Treason

ALICE COOPER has told the Canadian Press that all the rock stars campaigning for Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry are guilty of one thing: treason. The shock-rock legend, a staunch Republican who attends NBA games in Phoenix with Arizona Senator John McCain, was disgusted when he learned of plans by Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp, R.E.M. ...

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Former NIRVANA Bassist To Embark On Book-Signing Tour

Former NIRVANA bassist Krist Novoselic will embark on a book-signing book to promote his personal and political memoir, "Of Grunge And Government, Let's Fix This Broken Democracy!" In his first book, Novoselic tells his the story of his own musical, and political coming-of-age. From his relationship to Kurt Cobain to his evolution as a political ...

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SKINDRED Film First Video

SKINDRED, the Welsh band featuring former members of DUB WAR, recently filmed a video for the track "Nobody" off their debut album, "Babylon". During the video shoot, which took place in Canada, "things got heavy in the pit," according to a posting on the group's web site. "[Bassist] Dan [Pugsley] chipped a tooth, [singer] Benji ...

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WATAIN To Support DISSECTION In U.K./Ireland

Swedish black metallers WATAIN have secured the opening slot on DISSECTION's upcoming tour of the U.K. and Ireland. Confirmed dates are as follows: Dec. 14 – London, UK @ The Scala Dec. 15 – Birmingham, UK @ Edwards No. 8 Dec. 16 – Dublin, IRE @ The Village Dec. 18 – Glasgow, UK @ Barfly ...

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FOZZY To Make Northwest Live Debut

FOZZY, the band featuring vocalist Chris Jericho (of WWE wrestling fame) and former members of STUCK MOJO, will make their Northwest U.S. live debut on Monday, September 13 at Graceland in Seattle, WA. As previously reported, FOZZY have finished mixing and mastering their third album, "All That Remains", for a fall release through an as-yet-undisclosed ...

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ENSLAVED Name New Album, Set Release Date

Norwegian extreme metallers ENSLAVED have set a November 8 release date through Tabu Recordings for their new album, "ISA". The follow-up to last year's "Below the Lights" is being recorded at Grieghallen Studios (last two ENSLAVED albums, MAYHEM, EMPEROR) with the production power-trio of Jørgen "Sir Duperman" Træen, Eirik "Pytten" Hundvin and ENSLAVED. Mixing ...

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