CRYOGENIC Vocalist Involved In Near-Fatal Accident

CRYOGENIC vocalist Steve Simmons was involved in a near-fatal car accident in early September that has left him with concussion, cracked ribs and severe bruising. Simmons lost control of his car on the Pacific Highway near Newcastle (Australia), flipping it onto its lid on the other side of the road. He is currently recovering at ...

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DOWN: More Dates Announced

Straight from Concrete Management: Here are the confirmed dates so far for DOWN's forthcoming headlining tour: Nov. 02 - Austin, TX @ Stubbs BBQ Nov. 03 - Oklahoma City, OK @ Diamond Ballroom Nov. 05 - St Louis, MO @ The Pagent Nov. 06 - Combined Locks, WI @ Ryan's Ballroom Nov. 09 - Detroit, ...

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AUDIOSLAVE Debut To Surface In November!

AUDIOSLAVE, the new group featuring ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell and former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE members Tim Commerford (bass), Brad Wilk (drums), and Tom Morello (guitar), have set November 19th as the release date for their much-anticipated debut album through Epic Records. The album's first single, "Save Yourself" (working/unconfirmed title), is scheduled to go to ...

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MISERY INDEX Sign With NUCLEAR BLAST

Baltimore, Maryland-based MISERY INDEX — featuring Jason Netherton (bass/vocals, ex-DYING FETUS), Mike Harrison (guitar/vocals, ex-PESSIMIST), Sparky Voyles (guitar, ex-DYING FETUS, M.O.D.) and Kevin Talley (drums, ex-DYING FETUS, SUFFOCATION, M.O.D.) — have inked a long-term deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band are currently writing material for their upcoming full-length album, which they hope to record ...

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INFERNAL COMBUSTION #26 Launched

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The newest issue of the more-or-less monthly metal parody webzine Infernal Combustion is online now at www.infernalcombustion.com. This issue may be the most controversial yet -- the hate mail has begun. Everything from MESHUGGAH's packaging to Jason Newsted's clout to Vince Neil's unpaid bar tab to Dave Williams' "friends" to ...

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THE ALMIGHTY Announce UK Tour

Britain's THE ALMIGHTY have announced the details of their upcoming UK tour, which is still in the process of being finalized. The following dates are currently being planned, according to the group's official web site: Dec. 18 – Bristol, UK @ Bierkeller Dec. 19 – TBA Dec. 20 - TBA Dec. 21 – Glasgow, UK ...

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DEAD HEAD To Release New Album In Spring

Veteran Dutch thrashers DEAD HEAD are writing material for their new album, Assumption Is The Mother Of All Fuckups, for a tentative spring release through Coldblood Industries Records. In the meantime, the band will be supporting SADUS at several European gigs later this month. ...

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