CANNIBAL CORPSE: Former ORIGIN Guitarist To Join The Fold?

CANNIBAL CORPSE are rumored to have recruited Jeremy Turner (ex-ORIGIN) to fill the second-guitarist slot in the group following the departure of Jack Owen earlier this month. An official announcement on the matter has not yet been made. Upcoming CANNIBAL CORPSE tour dates: May 26 - Puebla, Puebla, MEX @ Salon Los Angeles May 27 ...

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RAGING SPEEDHORN Select Producer For Upcoming CD

Britain's RAGING SPEEDHORN have selected Joe Barresi (LIMP BIZKIT, BUCKCHERRY, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, MONSTER MAGNET, KYUSS) to produce their new album, tentatively due in late 2004 through SPV/Steamhammer Records. The CD, the group's first with ex-DEFENESTRATION axeman Jaye Thompson, will be recorded at London's 2KHZ Studios (THE DARKNESS, THE WILDHEARTS) beginning next month. ...

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MASTODON Complete Work On 'Leviathan'

Relapse Records recording artists MASTODON have completed work on their new album, entitled "Leviathan". The follow-up to the group's acclaimed "Remission" album, "Leviathan" was recorded at both Robert Lang Studios (NIRVANA, BAD COMPANY, FOO FIGHTERS) and Litho Studios (DEFTONES, SOUNDGARDEN) in Seattle with producer Matt Bayles. Based in part on Herman Melville's classic novel "Moby ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH To Open For TWISTED SISTER In New York

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach will be opening for TWISTED SISTER on August 13 at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, New York. As previously reported, Bach will be joined by guitarist Paul Crook (ANTHRAX, MEAT LOAF) on his upcoming trip to Europe in late June. There is no word yet on who the ...

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LAMB OF GOD Name New Album

LAMB OF GOD have set "Ashes of the Wake" as the title of their new album release. The follow-up to 2003's "As the Palaces Burn" is currently being recorded in the band's hometown of Richmond, VA with producer Machine (WHITE ZOMBIE, (HED)P.E., PITCHSHIFTER, ONE MINUTE SILENCE) and is tentatively set for a late summer release ...

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GRAVE Complete Work On New CD

Legendary Swedish death metallers GRAVE have posted the following message on their official web site: "After three weeks in Abyss studio, the new album, entitled 'Fiendish Regression', is finally finished. 11 tracks were recorded including 9 brand new songs + a cover version of SAINT VITUS classic 'Burial At Sea' and a re-recording of a ...

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FILTER's RICHARD PATRICK Hangs Out With SLIPKNOT

FILTER mainman Richard Patrick has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Hey guys I'm back as promised. My girlfriend got me an official die cast model of the Millennium Falcon for my birthday earlier this week. It's this big four-pound replica of the model they used in 'Episode IV' of the ...

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SLIPKNOT: JIM ROOT's Mother Speaks To Iowa TV Station

Kathy Root, the mother of SLIPKNOT lead guitarist Jim Root, has told Iowa's WHO TV that she is proud of her son's accomplishments thus far. In addition to being nominated for a Grammy and receiving a platinum album for their debut CD, the group have been invited to perform live on "The Tonight Show With ...

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