Former STABBING WESTWARD Frontman Collaborates With VAST's JON CROSBY

THE DREAMING, the new project featuring former STABBING WESTWARD frontman Chris Hall and ex-STAR 69 members Johnny Haro (drums) and Warren Huart (guitar), have collaborated with VAST's Jon Crosby on a song that is likely to surface ion the band's forthcoming debut album, due sometime in 2003. The group, who are currently unsigned, have reportedly ...

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HARDCORE SUPERSTAR Enter Studio To Record New CD

Sweden's HARDCORE SUPERSTAR are currently in the studio with producer Roberto Laghi working on the follow-up to last year's acclaimed "Thank You (For Letting Us Be Ourselves)" . The as-yet-untitled CD, which will be recorded and mixed over a ten-week period at a studio in Sweden, is scheduled for an Apr. 28, 2003 release. A ...

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SUNRIDE To Release 'Through The Red' In May

Finland's SUNRIDE are scheduled to enter Studio Watercastle in Jyväskylä in February with producer/engineer Arttu Sarvanne to record their new album, "Through The Red". A May 2003 release through People Like You Records is expected. Among the tracks set to appear on the CD are the following: 01. False Independence (re-recorded version) 02. Under Control ...

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CYNICON Sign With SPIKEFARM

Norwegian metal band CYNICON have inked a deal with Spinefarm Records subsidiary Spikefarm. Playing a musical style described as "a combination of progressive black metal and some old heavy metal influences," the band are heading to the studio in the spring to record their new album. A late summer release is expected. ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's MIKKEY DEE: 'HAMMERFALL Can Suck My Cock'

MOTÖRHEAD drummer Mikkey Dee has slammed fellow Swedes HAMMERFALL for "acting like rock stars" and "completely ripping off" bands like HELLOWEEN, IRON MAIDEN and KING DIAMOND in order to attain their current level of success. Speaking to Metal Rules, Dee stated, "Look at a band like HAMMERFALL and shit. They're going through the roof. When ...

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ONE MINUTE SILENCE: 'Revolution' Details Unveiled

Britain's ONE MINUTE SILENCE will issue a new EP, "Revolution", next month on limited edition vinyl and CD digipack. The track listing will be as follows: Limited Edition 10" Etched Vinyl 01. Revolution 02. We Bounce 03. Holy Man (live) CD Digipack EP 01. Revolution (edit) 02. Into Our Own 03. Rise & Shine (live) ...

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CROOKED: Debut Album Delayed

San Francisco Bay Area's CROOKED (formerly NMSO4) have delayed the release of their recently-completed debut album "due to manufacturing problems." The CD, which was set to be released at the end of November, was produced by ex-FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares and engineered by PROFESSIONAL MURDER MUSIC frontman Roman Marisak. CROOKED are scheduled to support ...

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ANKLA: New Drummer Needed

Los Angeles-based ANKLA, featuring PUYA guitarist Ramon Ortiz, Brazilian vocalist Ikaro Stafford, and L.A local J.J. McNeal on bass, are on the lookout for a new drummer. Interested parties can contact the band at [email protected] ...

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DESTRUCTION, KREATOR To Play Russia

DESTRUCTION and KREATOR will perform at a thrash metal festival in Moscow, Russia on Mar. 29, 2003. In other news, a live DESTRUCTION album, "Live Devastation", will be released via King Records in Japan ahead of the group's appearances there in May. A worldwide release is expected in the fall. ...

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