DROWNING POOL Singer Died Of Natural Causes

DROWNING POOL frontman Dave Williams' death was due to natural causes and was not drug or alcohol related, as had been widely speculated. On August 14th, the 30-year-old frontman was found dead in a bunk on his tour bus. The band was in Manassas, Virginia, on its way to the next day's Ozzfest show in ...

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STONE SOUR To Appear On 'ROCKLINE'

STONE SOUR, featuring SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor and guitarist Jim Root, will be guests on the nationally syndicated radio show Rockline on Monday, September 30th at 8:30 PM PST/11:30 PM ET. Toll-free number to call in and speak with the band is 1-800-344-ROCK (7625). For more information, visit www.rocklineradio.com. ...

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Former SKID ROW Frontman Makes UK Game Show Appearance

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach was at London, England's BBC Studios last night for the taping of an episode of the game show Never Mind The Buzzcocks. "There will be an audience for the show and I haven't been to England since 1995 so you better believe I wanna see some FREAKS in the ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN To Issue Collection Of Early Demos In December

YNGWIE MALMSTEEN's highly-anticipated collection of early demo recordings and other rare material, entitled Genesis, will reportedly be released in Japan by Pony Canyon Records on December 17th. Genesis is tentatively scheduled to include six tracks from 1980, possibly one from 1978, a 12-minute rendition of HENDRIX's "Voodoo Chile" and another track that is 17 minutes ...

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KING'S X Added To DIO/HAMMERFALL Tour

KING'S X have been selected to fill the middle-act slot on the upcoming DIO/HAMMERFALL North American tour, scheduled to run from early November to mid-December. Having just completed the highly-successful DREAM THEATER/JOE SATRIANI trek, KING'S X will play select headline shows on the days off on the DIO tour. The band plan to remain on ...

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AUDIOSLAVE Single Posted Online

Starting today, Wednesday, September 25th, the new AUDIOSLAVE single, "Cochise", will be available for listening in streaming audio via Launch at this location. "Cochise" comes off AUDIOSLAVE's self-titled debut album, due on November 19th through Epic Records. AUDIOSLAVE features in its ranks ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell and former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE members ...

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TRISTANIA Take Break From Live Shows To Write New Material

TRISTANIA's upcoming live performance at Folkets Hus in Jørpeland, Norway next Saturday (September 28th) will mark the band's final show of 2002 in their home country. Having completed a substantial amount of touring in support of their last release, World of Glass, the band have decided to spend the next few months focusing on writing ...

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INTENSE Announce UK Dates

British power metallers INTENSE are set to play two UK shows in October as part of their return to the live scene after more than two and a half years away. The group will play a warm-up show at The Carlisle in Hastings on October 4th in support of THE ROOSTERS and The Camden Underworld ...

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