VIO-LENCE To Record New Album In February

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers VIO-LENCE are tentatively due to enter the studio in February to begin recording their new album for a late spring/early summer release. The as-yet-untitled effort will likely surface through a new label entity formed by former EXODUS manager Toni Isabella and one-time Capitol Records A&R executive Rachel Matthews (who ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's NIKKI SIXX Pays Tribute To WARWICK Bass

MÖTLEY CRÜE/BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message in the "Rock'n'Roll Diary" section of CRÜE's official web site: "I have been playing Gibson Thunderbirds forever. I love them, always have, always will. When I worked with Specter in the 80's, we designed the body along the lines of the T bird ...

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ANTHRAX To Embark On U.K. Headlining Tour In March

ANTHRAX will reportedly embark on a headlining tour of the U.K. in March in support of their upcoming release, "We've Come For You All". Several dates are rumored to be in the works, including a Mar. 14 show at London's Astoria, a Mar. 7 date in Glasgow and a Mar. 8 concert at Bradford's Rio's. ...

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JACK OSBOURNE Mingles With Other Rock Star Offpsring

The following item comes to us courtesy of today's edition of the New York Post: Jack Osbourne seems to fraternize only with other rock star offspring. Ozzy's teenage son recently gawked at topless models sporting the ROLLING STONES' lingerie line with Keith Richards' daughters Theodora and Alexandra, Lizzy Jagger, Ron Wood's daughter Leah, Roy Orbison's ...

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RED HARVEST, THE BERZERKER, LABRAT To Tour U.K. Next Month

Norway's RED HARVEST will be touring the U.K. with THE BERZERKER, LABRAT and INSISION during December. Confirmed dates are as follows: Dec. 10 – Bristol, UK @ Bierkeller Dec. 11 - London, UK @ Underworld Dec. 12 - Leeds, UK @ Joseph's Well Dec. 13 - Glasgow, UK @ Strawberry Fields Dec. 14 - Sheffield, ...

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RACER X Complete Work On 'Getting Heavier'

The reunited RACER X, featuring JUDAS PRIEST drummer Scott Travis, ex-MR. BIG guitarist Paul Gilbert, and ex-BADLANDS drummer Jeff Martin (on vocals), have set "Getting Heavier" as the title for their upcoming CD, which was recently recorded at Batgirl Studio in Las Vegas, Nevada for a Christmas 2002 Japanese release. "'Getting Heavier' has 12 brand ...

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FOZZY: Photos From Video Shoot Posted Online

Several photos taken at FOZZY's recent video shoot at Amos' in Charlotte, North Carolina have been posted online at this location. FOZZY is the brainchild of World Wrestling Entertainment superstar Chris Jericho and ex-STUCK MOJO guitarist Rich Ward. Inspired by their love of heavy music, storytelling and over-the-top live performance, the FOZZY story ...

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MARILYN MANSON's Girlfriend Speaks Out On Life With 'The Anti-Christ'

MARILYN MANSON's photographs of girlfriend Dita Von Teese are featured in the December issue of Playboy magazine. In a 10-page pictorial in the magazine, fetish model Von Teese is photographed in a giant champagne glass, aboard a fairground merry-go-round and inside a gilded cage. Recently interviewed by Steppin' Out magazine, Dita made it clear that ...

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RAGING SLAB Drop Off HERMANO U.S. Tour

Due to an unforeseen illness, RAGING SLAB have been forced to drop off the upcoming tour with HERMANO. However, the tour will still go ahead with the heavyweight line-up of HERMANO, SUPAFUZZ, and ASPHALT BLASTER. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 24 - Philadelphia, PA @ The Khyber Pass Nov. 25 - New York, NY ...

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