FOZZY To Begin Recording In February

FOZZY, the band featuring vocalist Chris Jericho (of WWE wrestling fame) and former members of STUCK MOJO, will enter the studio on February 17 to begin recording their third album, tentatively due late summer through an as-yet-undisclosed label. In other news, Jericho's collaboration with FOZZY guitarist Rich Ward, a song entitled "Don't You Wish You ...

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ABLOOM To Open For THE REVOLUTION SMILE In California

ABLOOM (formerly MOTHRA), the California-based group featuring former SOULFLY members Mikey Doling (guitar), Marcello D. Rapp (bass), and Roy Mayorga (drums), will be opening for THE REVOLUTION SMILE at Velvet Jones in Santa Barbara, California on January 28. ABLOOM's current lineup is rounded out by guitarist Levon Sultanian and vocalist Jason Radford (both of ONESIDEZERO). ...

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DEVOLVED To Film New Video

Australia's tech-metal masters DEVOLVED will shortly begin filming a video for an as-yet-unspecified track off their upcoming album. The clip will be aired on major music programs just prior to the CD's release in the coming months. The DEVOLVED team are also beginning to collect and edit footage which will be combined for a DVD ...

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Former PITCHSHIFTER Singer Talks About His New Band

Former PITCHSHIFTER singer J.S. Clayden has spoken to State of Emergency about his new band DOHENY, in which he is joined by ex-THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar), among others. "DOHENY is 100% back to basics," Clayden said of the band's sound. "If we can't play it live then it's not on the ...

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MANDYLION Negotiating Record Deal

Norway's MANDYLION, the new band featuring former members of SACRALIS, OLD MAN'S CHILD, PECCATUM and DIMENSION F3H, are in the process of negotiating a record deal with an as-yet-undisclosed label. "We are very excited about the offer and hope to [come to] an agreement soon," the group write on their web site. "The band is ...

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FU MANCHU: Full New Song Available For Download

FU MANCHU have posted a full-length MP3 of their brand-new track "So Far Behind" at this location. "So Far Behind" comes off the group's three-song CD, "Something Beyond", currently available via the band's web site in a special limited-edition pressing. Other tracks appearing on the CD are "Something Beyond" and the BLACK FLAG ...

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SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR: 'We Are Coming Back With A Whole New Sickness'

SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor has spoken to Britain's Rock Sound magazine about the group's as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2001's "Iowa", tentatively due this summer through Roadrunner Records. According to Taylor, SLIPKNOT entered the studio with 13 complete songs. They have since written 10 more. Musically, Taylor promises the album will be different from "Iowa". "The darkness ...

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REFLEXION To Support CHARON, Video Posted Online

REFLEXION, the Finnish band featuring vocalist Juha Kylmänen (FOR MY PAIN, TO/DIE/FOR), will support CHARON at three shows in Finland later this week. The dates are as follows: Jan. 15 - Helsinki, FIN @ On the Rocks Jan. 16 - Ylivieska, FIN @ Ravintola Vieska Jan. 17 - Evijärvi, FIN @ NS-talo In other news, ...

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