FOZZY: YJ Stinger Commercial Posted Online

A YJ Stinger commercial, featuring an appearance by FOZZY, has been uploaded in Quicktime format at this location. The energy-drink commercial, which started airing last week on WWE wrestling programs "Raw" and "Smackdown", features an updated version of the song "Don't You Wish You Were Me", which was included on the recently released ...

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AEROSMITH To Take Long Break After 'Bobo' Tour

AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry has told Launch Radio Networks that the group are planning on taking a long break after their current tour finishes in July. The band have been on the road steadily since the release of 2001's "Just Push Play", and in that time, they've also managed to record two new songs for ...

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TED NUGENT To Be Featured On 'Celebrity Hobbies' Show

Paul Fletcher of the Jackson Citizen Patriot is reporting that Ted Nugent's bow hunting and shooting activities will be the subject of an upcoming episode of "Celebrity Hobbies", a show in its second season on the DYI Network. Each half-hour episode spotlights celebrities at home, in the studio or workshop as they share their hobbies. ...

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SLIPKNOT's JORDISON Talks About Meeting NINE INCH NAILS' REZNOR

In the March issue of Sweden's premiere rock/metal magazine Close-Up, SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison talks about playing the song "The Blister" from the band's upcoming album, "Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)", for NINE INCH NAILS mainmain Trent Reznor. "Me and Greg [Fidelman], our engineer, were sitting at the mixing desk listening to this shit. [Producer ...

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METALLICA: Unauthorized Biography Due Next Month

METALLICA's unauthorized biography, "Justice For All: The Truth About Metallica" (view cover here), will be published by Omnibus Press on April 10. The book, McIver's sixth, is the result of over five years of research and contains unpublished material from around 75 interviews which the author, Joel McIver, carried out in order to ...

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VISCERAL BLEEDING: New MP3, Video Posted Online

Swedish death metallers VISCERAL BLEEDING have finalized the track listing for their second full-length album, "Transcend Into Ferocity", due on May 11 through Neurotic Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Remnants of Deprivation" was recorded at Flatpig studios in Malmö with producer Robert Ahrling (ORIGINBLOOD, SPAWN OF POSSESSION) and will contain nine tracks plus a multimedia ...

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CODESEVEN Sign With EQUAL VISION RECORDS

North Carolina's CODESEVEN have officially joined the Equal Vision Records roster. Originally formed back in 1995 by three brothers (James, Jon, and Matt Tuttle), CODESEVEN have seen a tremendous evolution throughout their history. Most recently the band released "The Rescue" (The Music Cartel) in May of 2002, which saw a slight departure from the bands ...

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BEYOND THE EMBRACE Complete Work On Sophomore Album

New Bedford, Massachusetts-based sextet BEYOND THE EMBRACE have completed work on their sophomore album, "Insect Song", for a May 17 European release through Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Against The Elements" was recorded with producer/UNEARTH guitarist Ken Susi at Ken's studio beginning last December. "Recording this album was very different from recording our ...

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