TYPE O NEGATIVE: The Thing That Shouldn't Be

TYPE O NEGATIVE keyboardist Josh Silver has posted the following update on the group's official web site: "[TYPE O NEGATIVE frontman] Peter [Steele] sleeps on the couch in Systems Two Brooklyn, mainly holding his penis. When asked why he sleeps holding his penis — 'I'm afraid someone will take it.' With that said... "Johnny and ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist To Appear On New YARDBIRDS CD

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash, ex-DAVID LEE ROTH/WHITESNAKE axeman Steve Vai and QUEEN's Brian May are among the guest musicians appearing on YARDBIRDS' "Birdland", the group's first new studio album since 1967. The album, which was recorded primarily at Vai's Mothership studio in Los Angeles, features Vai on a newly recorded version of the ...

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FRED DURST Recording With BRITNEY SPEARS??

The following item was published in today's edition of the New York Post: If pop tart Britney Spears insists on popping out of her clothes, she can hardly fault her fans for causing a commotion. Cruising around Los Angeles in her brand-new $150,000 Mercedes SL-600 convertible on Sunday, Spears and a gaggle of galpals stopped ...

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KID ROCK To Appear On ALLISON MOORER Live Album

KID ROCK has recorded a guest appearance for ALLISON MOORER's upcoming live album, due later in the year. The CD, which was recorded at a Nashville club Saturday (Jan. 4), will feature Rock on the track "Bully Jones", according to the Tennessean. Moorer's duet with Kid Rock, "Picture", holds the Number One spot on the ...

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MARDUK Announce WORLD FUNERAL 2003 European Tour Dates

Sweden's MARDUK have announced the initial details for their forthcoming World Funeral 2003 Tour, set to kick off in early April in London, U.K. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Apr. 08 - London, UK - Astoria Apr. 09 - Paris, FRA - La Locomotive Apr. 10 - Essen, GER - Zeche Carl Apr. ...

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M.O.D. Complete Basic Tracks For 'The Rebel You Love To Hate'

M.O.D., the band led by former S.O.D. frontman Billy Milano, have competed the basic tracks for their new album, titled "The Rebel You Love To Hate", due in April through Nuclear Blast Records. The CD, which was recorded at Wayne Manor studio with producers Paul Crook (ex-ANTHRAX guitarist) and Scott Metaxas (ex-NUCLEAR ASSAULT bassist), will ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist Pays Tribute To JASON BECKER

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman has issued the following statement regarding his recent tribute to ex-DAVE LEE ROTH axeman Jason Becker via a performance of Becker's "End Of The Beginning" concerto with the San Francisco Community Center Orchestra And Chorus: "Thanks to everyone who showed up at the two New Years shows in San Francisco. ...

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STUCK MOJO: Additional Reunion Shows Possible

STUCK MOJO guitarist Rich Ward says that he is not ruling out the possibility of additional reunion shows following the group's appearance at at Ziggy's in Winston Salem, North Carolina on Friday, Feb. 28. "I'm not saying that it is out of the question, but for now Winston is all we can commit to," Ward ...

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CROWBAR: New Studio Album On The Way

New Orleans sludge meisters CROWBAR, who feature in their ranks DOWN guitarist Kirk Windstein, have commenced the songwriting process for their seventh studio album, tentatively due at the end of the year. "[The album will be recorded] as soon as I write it," Windstein said in a posting on the official DOWN message board. "I'm ...

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