MALEVOLENT CREATION: More U.S. Dates Announced

Florida death metallers MALEVOLENT CREATION have announced additional dates for their upcoming North American tour. The updated itinerary is as follows: Jan. 29 - Marquee Theater - Jacksonville, FL Jan. 30 - BackBooth - Orlando, FL Jan. 31 - Liar's Club - Tampa, FL Feb. 01 - Beta Bar - Tallahassee, FL Feb. 02 - ...

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GRAVITY KILLS Split Up!

GRAVITY KILLS have officially split up, according to the group's web site (www.gravitykills.com). A statement posted on the site reads as follows: "Your assumptions are true. GRAVITY KILLS are no longer together and will not be producing music together under the name GRAVITY KILLS. Each of the band members has moved on to other endeavors. ...

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HALFORD To Film Live DVD In Japan

HALFORD will be filming a live DVD during their upcoming tour of Japan, Rob Halford's personal manager John Baxter has confirmed via the group's official web site. "We will be filming the two Tokyo shows [on Feb. 11 and Feb. 15 at Shibuya Kokaido] and potentially Osaka [on Feb. 14 at Shibuya Kokaido] as well ...

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Canadian Singer Confirms Audition With Ex-GUNS N' ROSES Members

Vancouver-based singer Todd Kerns, of AGE OF ELECTRIC and STATIC IN STEREO fame, has confirmed that he has been invited to audition for the lead vocalist position in a new band comprised of former members of GUNS N' ROSES. The band, tentatively dubbed THE PROJECT, features Slash, Duff McKagan, Izzy Stradlin and Matt Sorum, all ...

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SLIPKNOT's SHAWN CRAHAN: 'COREY TAYLOR Is A Genius'

SLIPKNOT percussionist/mastermind Shawn Crahan (a.k.a. Clown), who is believed to be recording material for a side project with producer Rick Rubin (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, SLAYER, SYSTEM OF A DOWN), recently spoke out in support of STONE SOUR and MURDERDOLLS, the SLIPKNOT offshoot bands featuring Crahan's cohorts Joey Jordison, Corey Taylor and Jim Root. "Joey ...

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SYSTEMATIC Set Tentative Track Listing For 'Pleasure To Burn'

San Francisco Bay Area metallers SYSTEMATIC have commenced the mixing process for their sophomore CD, "Pleasure To Burn", due in late spring through Elektra Records. The album — the group's first to feature ex-SLAYER drummer Paul Bostaph and former ECHO 3/MAXIMUM PENALTY bassist John Mark Bechtel (a.k.a. Johnny Chow) — is being produced by Howard ...

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LIFE OF AGONY: Reunion Set List Revealed

The classic LIFE OF AGONY lineup of Keith Caputo (vocals), Alan Robert (bass), Joey Z (guitar) and Sal Abruscato (drums) performed a blistering 17-song set at New York City's Irving Plaza last night that spanned the band's entire career while leaning heavily on the material from the group's 1993 debut, "River Runs Red". Despite some ...

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ANTHRAX Push Back Release Date For 'We've Come For You All'

ANTHRAX have pushed back the release date for their new CD, "We've Come For You All", until Apr. 15 in all territories outside Japan and Europe, where it is still scheduled to surface on Feb. 4 and Feb. 24, respectively. "We've Come For You All" will be issued through ArtistDirect/BMG Records in North America and ...

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