MOTORDOG Becomes BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION

According to a fresh posting by L.A. GUNS guitarist Tracii Guns on his official web site, the new Los Angeles-based band featuring Guns, MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, ADEMA drummer Kris Kohls, former MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman John Corabi, and previously-unknown vocalist London, have changed their name once again — this time to BRIDES ...

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Former LED ZEPPELIN Frontman Launches Attack On British Pop Star

Former LED ZEPPELIN frontman Robert Plant has launched an outspoken attack on British pop star Robbie Williams (ex-TAKE THAT), branding him a "jerk" who will never crack the lucrative American market. Speaking at the launch of a new college record label in Kidderminster, near where he lives, Plant said Williams "can't sing". Robert hoped the ...

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RUSH To Issue Best-Of Collection In January

RUSH will issue a new best-of collection, entitled The Spirit Of Radio: Greatest Hits (1974-1987), on January 28th through Mercury/UME. All the selections on the 16-song set — which comprises tracks taken from the band's Mercury Records output — have been digitally remastered, and a 16-page booklet is included in the packaging. The complete tracklisting ...

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DARKANE Go Orchestral!

DARKANE drummer Peter Wildoer and guitarist Christofer Malmström participated in a concert last Sunday called Seven Deadly Sins, written by Swedish composer Lale Larson. The piece was written for chamber orchestra and a thrash metal band. Swedish radio P2 played a clip from the concert last Tuesday and also included an interview with the composer. ...

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ANTHRAX Soundtrack Cut Makes Its Way Online

A full-length MP3 of the ANTHRAX-penned track "Love Siege", which appears on the soundtrack to director John Carpenter's Ghost Of Mars, can be downloaded from Carpenter's official web site at this location. According to the official web site of ex-ANTHRAX guitarist Paul Crook, "the song was written and recorded live in the studio ...

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MARDUK To Issue 'World Funeral' In February

MARDUK have set World Funeral as the title of their forthcoming studio album, which is tentatively due to surface in mid-February. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. With Satan And Victorious Weapons 02. Bleached Bones 03. Cloven Hoof 04. Hearse 05. To The Death's Head True 06. World Funeral 07. ...

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RAGING SPEEDHORN To Release New Single

Britain's RAGING SPEEDHORN will issue a limited-edition single, Fuck The Voodooman, on October 28th. Only 5000 copies will be pressed, and each copy will be individually numbered and placed in a limited-edition wallet. Also included are covers of BLACK FLAG's "My War" and URIAH HEEP's "Gypsy", plus the uncut version of the "Fuck The Voodooman" ...

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GLASSJAW Postpone First Tour Dates

GLASSJAW will postpone the first five dates of upcoming headline tour due to the sudden illness of lead singer Daryl Palumbo. Daryl, who suffered from a relapse of Crohn's Disease was rushed to the hospital on September 30th while the band was on tour in Europe. Although it is uncomfortable and recurring, the disease is ...

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