SEVENDUST Tour Bus Catches On Fire

According to a posting on the web site of KRGV Channel 5 in Weslaco, Texas, SEVENDUST had their tour bus catch on fire en route to a show. The band were scheduled to perform in McAllen, Texas Sunday night, but on the way "they noticed flames coming out from under the bus. A ...

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CARDBOARD VAMPIRES Schedule Live Appearances

According to a posting by drummer Josh Howser on the JERRY CANTRELL fan site Jerry Depot, CARDBOARD VAMPIRES — the "jam" band featuring Howser, ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell, ex-THE CULT axeman Billy Duffy and ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE singer John Corabi — will make their next live appearance on May 5 at the ...

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ALICE COOPER: New Drummer Announced

24-year-old drummer Tommy Clufetos (TED NUGENT) will replace Eric Singer (who has gone on to rejoin KISS) on the ALICE COOPER 2004 world tour beginning in early June. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 04 - Dublin, IRE @ Olympia Theatre Jun. 06 - Bologna, ITA @ L'Arena Parco Nord Jun. 11 - Essen, GER ...

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MOTÖRHEAD To Release 'Inferno' In June

MOTÖRHEAD have reportedly set "Inferno" as the title of their new album, due in North America on June 22 through the Sanctuary subsidiary Metal-Is Records (the album will arrive in Europe on June 21 via SPV/Steamhammer Records). Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Terminal Show" (featuring a guest appearance by Steve Vai), "Smiling ...

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SKINLAB Part Ways With Drummer And Guitarist, Seek Replacements

SKINLAB bassist/vocalist Steev Esquivel has issued the following update on the band's activities: "Hey there everyone. Sorry it's been awhile since the last official update. Even though we've been laying low since the completion of the Jagermusic tour with SLAYER, HATEBREED and our labelmates ARCH ENEMY, there has been a lot going on in the ...

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VALUME NOB: Audio Samples Posted Online

VALUME NOB, the Louisiana based band featuring CROWBAR/DOWN guitarist Kirk Windstein on bass, have uploaded several tracks from their recently completed CD, "The Most High", at their official web site. Check out the songs "Friends For Life", "Brutal Attack", "You Instead Of Me" and "War of Faith" at this location. The group, who ...

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HATE ETERNAL To Record New Album This Summer

HATE ETERNAL guitarist Erik Rutan has posted the following message on the group's web site: "Hello, my evil friends. Rutan here. I apologize for the lack of updates on our site but we've been touring forever. We finished the ARCH ENEMY tour, the HATEBREED tour, and then the DEICIDE/KRISIUN tour and our headliner in Europe ...

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HATEBREED To Play Summer Dates With SLAYER, JUDAS PRIEST

HATEBREED have announced that they will be playing a bunch of dates with SLAYER and JUDAS PRIEST on "off" days during this year's Ozzfest tour. Club dates with DEVILDRIVER are also a possibility. HATEBREED are in the middle of the "Headbanger's Ball Tour" with DAMAGEPLAN, DROWNING POOL and UNEARTH. The group's next live appearance will ...

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HALLOWS EVE: Reunion Update

Steve Cannon, editor-in-chief of the world's oldest and longest running Internet-based music magazine Vibrations of Doom, has sent us the following update on the reunion of classic '80s thrashers HALLOWS EVE: "For all of you who are wondering, the new HALLOWS EVE lineup looks like this: Returning to the fold, of course, are Tommy Stewart ...

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