MORBID ANGEL Get Fashionable

A clip of the MORBID ANGEL track "Rapture" (from 1994's Covenant) has been incorporated into a VH1 Vogue Fashion Awards 2002 commercial, which will be broadcast internationally from now until October 15th. The clip is "eerily similar to the original 'Rapture' video directed by Tony Kunenwalder," according to the group's official web site. ...

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TRAIL OF TEARS To Issue Third Album

Norway's TRAIL OF TEARS will issue their third album, entitled A New Dimension of Might, at the end of this month through Napalm Records. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Ecstatic 02. A Fate Sealed in Red 03. Crashing Down 04. Obedience in the Abscence of Logic 05. Liquid View ...

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DREAM THEATER Drummer Cancels Personal Appearance

DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy has cancelled a previously-announced personal appearance at Cherry's Music in Somers Pt., New Jersey on Friday, September 13th due to scheduling conflicts. Says Portnoy: "The store is too far from the venue [where DREAM THEATER are due to perform later that night] making it impossible to do the appearance and ...

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VOID OF SILENCE Recruit PRIMORDIAL Vocalist

Italy's VOID OF SILENCE have been joined by PRIMORDIAL vocalist Alan Nemtheanga. He replaces former frontman Malfeitor Fabban, who left the group in June. VOID OF SILENCE will shortly begin work on their new album for a 2003 release through Code666 Records. ...

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DAVID LEE ROTH: I Was Ready To Kick SAMMY HAGAR's Ass

The following item comes to us courtesy of today's edition of the New York Post: David Lee Roth says he was ready to deliver a beat-down to his fellow fired VAN HALEN frontman Sammy Hagar after Hagar trashed him on PAGE SIX a while back. Hagar, who was co-headlining a tour with Roth at the ...

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