COAL CHAMBER Frontman Creates 'New Sound' With Side Project

California's DEATHRIDE, the new project featuring COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara, are set to begin performing showcase gigs beginning in early October with a view towards signing a record deal and issuing a CD in early 2003. The band, which is based in a small town three hours north of Los Angeles, came together when ...

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NONPOINT: We Didn't Sell Out!!

NONPOINT have issued a statement in an attempt to clarify the recent comments made by vocalist Elias Soriano in which he seemingly admitted that the melodic vocals and musical hooks of the band's third record, Development, were partially influenced by the group's desire to get played on the radio. The statement reads as ...

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KORN Singer To Perform Soundtrack Songs On Tour

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis and guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer are currently putting together a QUEEN OF THE DAMNED band to hit the road and perform songs Davis composed for that film sometime next year, according to Allstar. The tour, which Davis says will hit theaters, won't be without its own share of KORN-esque macabre. "We ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Frontman Sued For Battery By Music Producer

Record producer Michael Schuman has filed a $1 million lawsuit against MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil over an alleged attack in a nightclub parking lot. Schuman filed the suit in Los Angeles Superior Court on Thursday, September 12th for battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and negligence. Also named as defendants are the Rainbow Bar ...

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THE (INTERNATIONAL) NOISE CONSPIRACY Announce UK Tour

Sweden's THE (INTERNATIONAL) NOISE CONSPIRACY, fronted by former REFUSED screamer Dennis Lyxzen, will embark on a UK tour during December. Confirmed dates are as follows: Dec. 05 – Portsmouth, UK @ Wedgewood Dec. 06 - London, UK @ Mean Fiddler Dec. 08 - Birmingham, UK @ Academy Dec. 09 - Manchester, UK @ Hope & ...

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THE ALMIGHTY Add British Dates

Britain's THE ALMIGHTY have added two more dates to their forthcoming UK tour. The group's complete itinerary is as follows: Dec. 18 – Bristol, UK @ Bierkeller Dec. 19 – Exeter, UK @ Phoenix Dec. 20 – Bradford, UK @ Rios Dec. 21 – Glasgow, UK @ Garage Dec. 22 – Wolverhampton, UK @ Wulfrun ...

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SWARM Confirmed For California's THE LOUD FESTIVAL

San Francisco Bay Area's SWARM, featuring DEATH ANGEL members Andy Galeon (drums), Rob Cavestany (guitar), and Mark Osegueda (vocals), will perform at The Loud Festival at State Theater in Modesto, California on Saturday, September 21st. Joining them on the bill will be MAKESHIFT GREY, UNKNOWN STATUE, LIFE WITH DEAD EYES, and UNDEZYND. ...

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PLANET X Line Up U.S. Tour

PLANET X, featuring keyboardist Derek Sherinian (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, DREAM THEATER), guitarist Tony MacAlpine, and drummer Virgil Donati have lined up the following dates during November/December: Nov. 17 - Knitting Factory - Los Angeles, CA Nov. 19 - The Backroom - Austin, TX Nov. 20 - Canyon Club - Dallas, TX Nov. 22 - Rex's Tavern ...

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STILLBORN RECORDS Announce First West Coast Signing

Stillborn Records, the label run by HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta, have announced their first West Coast signing, THE PROGRAM. According to an official statement, "THE PROGRAM combines classic East Bay style hardcore with a style all their own." THE PROGRAM are scheduled to enter SoundWave studio with producer Zack Ohren (THE GHOST, ANIMOSITY) in October ...

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