VIO-LENCE: Live Track Posted Online

A rough-mix live recording of VIO-LENCE's "Phobophobia", taken from the band's upcoming live album, has been posted online at this location. The as-yet-untitled effort, which is currently being mixed by Chris Hanson (TECHNOCRACY, THE SERVANTS, M.I.R.V., RIVERRED) at Redcar Lane Productions, is tentatively due for release in early 2003. ...

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FINNTROLL To Record Acoustic EP

FINNTROLL are tentatively scheduled to enter a makeshift studio during January to begin recording an "acoustic/experimental" EP for a spring release. The band, who have yet to find a replacement for departed frontman Katla, will then focus their attention on their next full-length album, for which they have already completed three songs so far. "[One ...

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DRY KILL LOGIC Announce NYC Gig

DRY KILL LOGIC, currently unsigned following their split with Roadrunner Records, have announced a gig at The Village Underground in New York City on Friday, Dec. 6. Also appearing on the bill will be EYE COLOR ORANGE, BLIND HATE EXPERIMENT and THEOREM. ...

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SOULFLY, AMEN, ONSIDEZERO Members Launch Side Project

MOTHRA, the new project featuring guitarist Mikey Doling (ex-SNOT, SOULFLY), bassist Tumor (ex-SNOT, AMEN), drummer Ray Mayorga (SOULFLY), guitarist Levon Sultanian (ONESIDEZERO), and vocalist Jason Radford (ONESIDEZERO), have posted three full-length MP3s at this location. The tracks available for download are as follows: 01. Nothing Left To Do 02. Burnt Offerings 03. So ...

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AUDIOSLAVE: Previously Unreleased Song Posted Online

AUDIOSLAVE have posted a previously unreleased song, "The Ooh Song", on their special ConnecteD site. The site can only be accessed by computer after inserting the band's self-titled debut CD in the CD-ROM drive. In other news, AUDIOSLAVE guitarist Tom Morello recently told Launch that, while he is not in favor of the United States ...

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TWIGGY RAMIREZ: 'MARILYN MANSON And I Are Still Friends'

Twiggy Ramirez has spoken out for the first time about his decision to leave MARILYN MANSON. Ramirez left the band in May, during the recording of MANSON's forthcoming "The Golden Age Of Grotesque" album. Following the split, Manson commented "Unfortunately, I feel that MARILYN MANSON, as a lifestyle, is not where his heart is." “If ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Frontman Strikes Out At BUSH

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian has joined an increasingly vocal US rock community in condemning President George Bush, insisting his rise to power was a bloodless coup. Speaking exclusively to NME.com during a SYSTEM OF A DOWN in-store at an Glendale, California record shop last week, Tankian said Bush's controversial victory in the ...

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