ROB ZOMBIE Teams Up With SPENCER GIFTS To Take Over Halloween

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Spencer Gifts, LLC, the world's headquarters for Halloween, is ready for the arrival of rock star Rob Zombie's Carnival of Souls promotion this Halloween! The Carnival of Souls is being led to life Friday the 13th of September by the headmaster Rob Zombie, Spencer ...

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OLD MAN'S CHILD Change New CD Title

Norway's OLD MAN'S CHILD, featuring DIMMU BORGIR members Galder (guitarist) and Nick Barker (drums, also in LOCKUP), have changed the projected title of their recently-completed new CD to In Defiance Of Existence from the originally-announced Infidel. The album, which includes several guest solos by DREAM EVIL guitarist Gus G., is set to be released through ...

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DYING FETUS: Bus Company Is To Blame For Dutch Gig Cancellation

DYING FETUS have posted the following explanation for the cancellation of the group's show in Hardenberg, Holland, originally scheduled to take place this past weekend: "We sincerely apologize to anyone who came out to the Hardenberg show and found it was cancelled. It was honestly not our fault, it was completely out of our control, ...

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THE BLUEPRINT Line Up UK Dates

THE BLUEPRINT, the Nottingham, UK-based group consisting of former PITCHSHIFTER guitarist Matt Grundy, ex-EARTHTONE9 singer Karl Middleton, PITCHSHIFTER bassist Mark Clayden, CONSUMED guitarist Will Burchell and CONSUMED drummer Chris Billam, have lined up the following dates in early November: Nov. 01 – London, UK @ Electrowerkz Nov. 02 - Aldershot, UK @ West End Nov. ...

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METALLICA: New Song Snippets Posted Online

An MP3 file containing two new METALLICA song snippets, both of which appear in the latest video on the group's official web site, has been posted online at this location (right-click and choose "Save Target As"). The MP3 features producer Bob Rock's presentation of two short clips: the song that is known as ...

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WILD DOGS Reform, Plan Fall Dates

Portland, Oregon's WILD DOGS are back on the active list and are planning their first series of live shows this fall. Presently consisting of Jeff Mark (guitars), Dann Kurth (bass), Tom Moller (drums) and Matthew McCourt (vocals), the group are scheduled to issue in December a 17-song CD entitled Beyond The Reign Of Terror containing ...

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AUDIOSLAVE To Utilize NIN, MICHAEL JACKSON Director For Debut Clip

AUDIOSLAVE, the new group featuring ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell and former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE members Tim Commerford (bass), Brad Wilk (drums), and Tom Morello (guitar), will shoot a video for the first single, "Cochese", from their forthcoming album in Los Angeles at the end of September with Mark Romanek, the director behind NINE INCH ...

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UNJUST Prepare To Record New CD

San Francisco Bay Area's UNJUST are holed up at Sharkbite Studios doing pre-production for their as-yet-untitled third album, to be recorded in December for an early 2003 release through for Mascot Records. The new songs being worked on at Sharkbite this week are "Closure" and "Facepaint". In other news, UNJUST will perform alongside SKINLAB, MUGG, ...

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NONPOINT To Seek Out New Talent On Upcoming Tour

NONPOINT are embarking on a headlining tour this month and are taking out the band they discovered, SUNSET BLACK, as support. "They are actively looking to discover the greatest new bands in the world and encourage fans and bands to come out to the shows and pass along any demos they think should be considered," ...

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