VAN HALEN Bassist Joins SAMMY HAGAR For Jam At Illinois Gig

VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony showed completely unannounced at the Tinley Park, Illinois stop of the Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth Heavyweight Champs of Rock and Roll tour on Saturday, June 1st and joined the Red Rocker on stage to bash out several VAN HALEN songs including "Top Of the World", "Why Can't This ...

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NIGHTWISH Top Finnish Album, Single Charts

NIGHTWISH entered the official Finnish Album chart at position #1 with their latest CD, Century Child. The group's current single, "Ever Dream", remains at the top of the Single chart in the band's home country, where the aforementioned full-length effort was certified gold within two hours of its release. ...

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KATAKLYSM Finalize Track Listing For "Shadows & Dust"

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM entered Montreal's Victor Studios this past Saturday (June 1st) with producer J-F Dagenais to begin recording their brand new album, entitled Shadows & Dust, for a November 4th release through Nuclear Blast Records. Due to be mixed at ex-OBLIVEON guitarist Pierre Remillard's studio Wildsound, the album will contain the following track ...

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MORBID ANGEL: New Frontman Needed!

The MORBID ANGEL duo of Trey Azagthoth (guitar) and Pete Sandoval (drums) have ended their collaboration with touring bassist/vocalist Jared Anderson and are currently holed up at a Louisiana jam pad writing material for the group's next studio effort, due in 2003. Anderson, who had filled the role of the band's frontman during the act's ...

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EXODUS Frontman Puts Side Project On Hold To Focus On Upcoming CD

EXODUS frontman Steve "Zetro" Souza has decided to put his side project F-BOMB on indefinite hold in order to concentrate on the songwriting sessions for the forthcoming EXODUS studio CD, which is due to be recorded later in the year for an early 2003 release. Souza and his EXODUS bandmates—guitarists Gary Holt and Rick Hunolt, ...

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THE HAUNTED Teach Stockholm A Lesson In Violence

Swedish high-energy thrashers THE HAUNTED performed a cover version of the EXODUS classic "A Lesson In Violence" during their appearance at The Shrine in Stockholm on Friday, May 31st. The group, who are still seeking a permanent replacement for guitarist Anders Björler, utilized the services of THE CROWN axeman Marcus Sunesson for the gig, which ...

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BIOHAZARD's EVAN SEINFELD: New Album Will Be Our Most Brutal To Date

BIOHAZARD are tentatively due to release their next studio album in October through Sanctuary Records, according to bassist/vocalist Evan Seinfeld, who recently sent the following update to Brave Words: "BIOHAZARD has rejoined with one of our earliest partners in crime, Carmine Vincent (guitar). Carmine and I had a band together right before BIOHAZARD, around '86-'87. ...

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