SEVENDUST Get Charitable

SEVENDUST have teamed up with CREED and other artists to place several items of autographed memorabilia up for auction on eBay. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the family of Cameron Gallion, a 14-year-old SEVENDUST fan who died from cancer in February. Gallion appeared in the "Praise" video and was a good friend ...

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SUPERMASSIV MP3 Samples Posted Online

SUPERMASSIV, the new band formed by ex-TYPE O NEGATIVE/LIFE OF AGONY drummer Sal Abruscato, guitarist Rob Hudson, and former URANIUM 235 members Matt Brown (guitar) and Billy Kelly (vocals), have posted MP3 samples of all six tracks from their current Resurrection EP at this location. The songs featured are as follows: 01. Fake ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE's SCOTT ROCKENFIELD: No Reunion With CHRIS DEGARMO

QUEENSRŸCHE drummer Scott Rockenfield has shot down the reports of a possible reunion with former guitarist Chris DeGarmo following the recent departure of DeGarmo's successor in the group, Kelly Gray. "As of right now, there are no plans for Chris to come back to QR," Rockenfield stated via his official web site. "Chris will always ...

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MACHINE HEAD Part Ways With AHRUE LUSTER

After two albums and more than three years with the band, guitarist Ahrue Luster and MACHINE HEAD have decided to amicably part ways, citing creative differences as the main reason behind the split. The band will still be playing all of their scheduled summer shows and festivals overseas, and will continue on track until a ...

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SLIPKNOT: Side Project Update

The forthcoming debut CD from CLOSURE, the solo project of SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor, will include 11 or 12 of the 16 songs recently laid down by the five-piece band at Catamount Studios in Cedar Falls, Iowa, according to a report posted at MTV.com. Produced by the band and Tom Tatman (i.e. LIVING SACRIFICE, CRAIG ...

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Former ALL THAT REMAINS Axeman Seeks New Band

Former ALL THAT REMAINS guitarist Chris Bartlett, who also played a solo on GOD FORBID's Determination CD, is looking to join "an established metal band". Anyone interested in using Bartlett's services can contact him at [email protected] ...

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PITCHSHIFTER/EARTHTONE9 Project To Play Debut Gig

THE BLUEPRINT, a Nottingham, UK-based group consiting of former PITCHSHIFTER guitarist Matt Grundy, ex-EARTHTONE9 singer Karl Middleton, PITCHSHIFTER bassist Mark Clayden, CONSUMED guitarist Will Burchell and CONSUMED drummer Chris Billam, will play their first-ever gig at the Derby Victoria Inn on June 4th. Also appearing will be DEAD INSIDE, BEECHER and THE OSTERMAN WEEKEND. THE ...

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STEVE VAI To Perform At Japanese Concerto

Steve Vai will be performing in Tokyo in July as a featured performer at the world premiere of composer Ichiro Nodaira's Fire Strings, a concerto for electric guitar and 100-piece orchestra. Steve will perform with the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, at the prestigious Suntory Hall in Tokyo, on July 24th, July 25th, and July 26th. ...

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THE BLACK LEAGUE Frontman To Guest On BABYLON WHORES CD

THE BLACK LEAGUE frontman Taneli Jarva (formerly of SENTENCED) has recorded backing vocals for two tracks on the forthcoming BABYLON WHORES album, entitled Death Of The West, which is due on May 17th. Taneli lends his voice to the cuts "Life Fades Away" and "A Pale Horse Against Time". In other news, THE BLACK LEAGUE ...

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