THE HAUNTED Invite Fans To Participate In Making Of DVD

Swedish high-energy thrashers THE HAUNTED, who are currently at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden working on their third full-length album (rumored to be titled One Kill Wonder), are having the entire recording process documented by a film crew for an upcoming DVD release. Included on the DVD will be a Q&A session with the band ...

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AMONG THIEVES: New Demo Posted Online

AMONG THIEVES, the New York-based band featuring former LIFE OF AGONY bassist Alan Robert and BIOHAZARD drummer Danny Schuler, have posted their recently-completed three-song demo via their official web site at this location. Produced by Michael Barbiero (METALLICA, GUNS N ROSES, LOSTPROPHETS, etc.), the recording includes a guest appearance by TYPE O ...

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AGGRESSION CORE Part With Founding Member

AGGRESSION CORE, the Washington-based band that features in its ranks former NEVERMORE and current ANNIHILATOR guitarist Curran Murphy, have parted ways with "founding member, chief songwriter, and drummer" Dale Puckett. "After the completion of their sophomore CD, Victim or Enemy, Dale was ousted just days before their US tour was to begin earlier this summer ...

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Former BUCKCHERRY Frontman Unveils New Band

SHOTSFIRED, the new band led by former BUCKCHERRY frontman Joshua Todd, made their live debut at the Cat Club in Hollywood, California on Sunday, September 22nd. No information is currently available regarding the band's future recording plans or the identities of the other members of the group. ...

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GORDIAN KNOT: New MP3 Posted Online

GORDIAN KNOT, a prog supergroup featuring former CYNIC members Sean Malone (bass), Jason Gobel (guitar), and Sean Reinert, along with former GENESIS guitarist Steve Hackett, have posted a full-length MP3 of the track "Muttersprache", taken from the group's forthcoming Emergent CD, at this location. ...

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THE DICTATORS Part Ways With Guitarist

Legendary New York band THE DICTATORS have parted ways with guitarist Scott "Top Ten" Kempner. Kempner is said to have left the group and relocated to the West Coast to pursue a singer/songwriter career, according to the band's official web site. "We're not replacing [Top Ten]," said the band in an official statement. "We're now ...

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PEARL JAM Pen Song About Death of ALICE IN CHAINS Frontman

PEARL JAM have apparently written a song about the death of ALICE IN CHAINS frontman Layne Staley, according to Britain's Metal Hammer magazine. The as-yet-untitled track will however not be included on the band's forthcoming studio album, Riot Act, due in November through Epic Records. Frontman Eddie Vedder even went as far as to say ...

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Former MÖTLEY CRÜE Frontman Joins COCKSTAR

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman John Corabi has joined COCKSTAR, the new band formed by MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, L.A. GUNS axeman Tracii Guns, ADEMA drummer Kris Kohl and previously-unknown vocalist London. Corabi will handle second-guitar duties and will sing backing vocals in the group, which is currently writing material for a debut CD, due ...

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JUDAS PRIEST To Take Lengthy Break, Pursue Outside Projects

JUDAS PRIEST have announced that they will be taking a lengthy break following the completion of the group's recent world tour to rest before beginning work on the band's next album, which is not expected to surface before late 2004. "I want to make at least two more albums with JUDAS PRIEST," guitarist Glenn Tipton ...

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MARILYN MANSON's Bathroom Toys

The following item appeared in yesterday's edition of the New York Post: MARILYN MANSON proved to be a little too much for Interview editor Ingrid Sischy and Karl Lagerfeld. The duo has been doing photo spreads on celebrity homes for the celeb-friendly magazine, with Lagerfeld taking the pictures. But when they were shooting Manson's macabre ...

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