METALLICA: Game Trailer Posted Online

A trailer for the multi-platform vehicle combat action game featuring music, voice-overs and inspiration from METALLICA has been posted online at this location. As previously reported, METALLICA have signed an exclusive multi-year agreement with Vivendi Universal Games (VU Games) granting the company the worldwide rights to publish and distribute the action game. Scheduled ...

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Former ST. VITUS Singer To Reveal THE HIDDEN HAND

THE HIDDEN HAND, the new band featuring hard rock guitar legend Wino (ST. VITUS, THE OBSESSED, SPIRIT CARAVAN), will release their debut album, "Divine Propaganda", on September 9 through MeteorCity Records. MeteorCity will handle radio and marketing in-house, with domestic distribution via Caroline and Revolver USA. In May of 2002, Wino disbanded his group SPIRIT ...

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LIMP BIZKIT Frontman On Free London Gig: 'It's Gonna Be A Big Day'

LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst recently spoke to Kerrang! magazine about the group's upcoming free, 30,000-capacity gig in London. The unprecedented show, which takes place in Finsbury Park on Saturday, September 6, will see the band bring their full U.S. production and, for the first time, guitarist Mike Smith (ex-SNOT) to British shores. The show ...

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Review: Lusty AEROSMITH Out-Rocks KISS Of Death

Dan Aquilante of The New York Post reports that "seeing KISS and AEROSMITH together at Jones Beach [Monday night, August 5] was like witnessing Peter Pan in a death match with Father Time. "KISS, the band that won't grow up, was in the makeup they've worn since the beginning, while AEROSMITH wore their wrinkles like ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Record New Wrestling Theme

MOTÖRHEAD recently spent studio time in Germany and Los Angeles recording a theme song for EVOLUTION, the new wrestling team led by WWE superstar Triple H, according to the band's web site. "Triple H has aligned himself with 'the dirtiest players in the game,' Ric Flair, Randy Orton and Batista . . . in an ...

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God Forbid — MARILYN MANSON Coming to Korea

Han Hyun-woo of Chosun.com is reporting that MARILYN MANSON will play a concert in Seoul in October, after government authorities recently gave the promoters the nod for the show. Concert organizers had tried to bring the shock rock group to Seoul in 1999 and 2001 but the Korea Media Ratings Board withheld permission both times. ...

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Former HELSTAR Singer Joins Forces With SYMPHONY X Bassist

Former HELSTAR/DESTINY'S END frontman James Rivera has teamed up with ex-DESTINY'S END guitarist Eric Halpern (who played a "major role" in the recent HELSTAR reunion shows, according to Rivera) and SYMPHONY X bassist Mike Lepond in a new band called DISTANT THUNDER. The primarily Houston, Texas-based group are "what I would say is the real ...

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KROKUS Singer To Guest On WARRIOR CD

KROKUS vocalist Marc Storace has been recruited to sing on the next WARRIOR album, tentatively due before the end of the year. "I have been working on lyrics and vocals in between a bunch of very, very exciting kick-ass KROKUS gigs over the past couple of months," Storace writes in on online posting. "[Fans shouldn't] ...

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CRUACHAN Part Ways With Flutist (Again)

Ireland's CRUACHAN have once again parted ways with flutist John O' Fathaigh. John, who left the band last summer for personal reasons, had "sorted his life out" earlier in the year and was once again named a member of the group. However, the pairing didn't last long, according to a post on the band's official ...

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