ROB ZOMBIE: MGM Pulled Plug On Movie Over A Joke

As first reported here yesterday, ROB ZOMBIE has now officially confirmed that MGM has dropped his much-talked-about movie, House Of 1000 Corpses, several months ahead of its previously-announced Halloween release. Speaking to MTV.com, ZOMBIE blamed the decision by MGM to distance themselves from the film on an offhand joke made by the singer during a ...

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NUCLEAR ASSAULT Frontman Completes Touch-Up Work On Live Album

NUCLEAR ASSAULT frontman John Connelly spent time this past weekend at Screaming Ferret Studios in southern New Hampshire completing "clean-up" work for the group's upcoming live reunion release, due later in the year through an as-yet-undisclosed label. While at the studio, Connelly also laid down lead vocals for the track "Smoke Stack", which will appear ...

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ILL NINO To Film Video During Special NYC Gig

Roadrunner Records recording artists ILL NINO will take a break from their hectic summer touring schedule to play a special New York City show at WWE's The World on July 31st. The low-ticket-price show will give fans a chance to appear in ILL NINO's latest video for the track "Unreal". DIECAST and 40 BELOW SUMMER ...

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SICK SPEED, FOZZY Line Up Australian Gigs

Atlanta's SICK SPEED, featuring ex-STUCK MOJO guitarist Rich Ward and drummer Bud Fontsere, will be performing at The 9th Ward in Melbourne, Australia on Friday, August 9th. In related news, FOZZY, who include in their ranks Ward, Fontsere, WWE wrestler Chris Jericho, and producer Andy Sneap, are scheduled to appear at Festival Hall in Melbourne, ...

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NIGHTWISH To Include Previously-Unreleased Material On Upcoming Single

Finland's NIGHTWISH have just released the second single off their phenomenal Century Child album in their home country, "Bless The Child", backed with an edited version of the cut and a previously-unreleased song called "Lagoon". On August 26th, Drakkar Records will issue two slightly-different versions of the single in Germany—one featuring the title track and ...

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STAMPIN' GROUND: New Drummer Needed

Britain's STAMPIN' GROUND have parted ways with longtime drummer Ade Stokes due to his "lack of commitment" and are currently seeking a replacement. Interested parties should contact: STAMPIN' GROUND P.O Box 15 Ledbury England HR8 1YG Or send e-mail to: [email protected] ...

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ENDO Complete Pre-Production For New CD

Miami, Florida's ENDO are due to enter Ocean Studios in Los Angeles with producer David Schiffman (i.e. RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, NIN) this coming Monday to begin recording their new album for a late 2002/early 2003 release through DV8/Columbia Records. According to the band, "we are very ...

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