FROM ZERO Announce New Bassist

Chicago's FROM ZERO have recruited former COLONEL STEM bassist Avi Kopernik as a replacement for Rob Ruccia, who left the group earlier in the year. "We chose him because he came in and played 'One Nation Under' to a tee with the harmonies," frontman Jett stated via the band's official web site. "I know some ...

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ENTOMBED Prepare To Record New Album

ENTOMBED will enter the studio on November 25th to begin recording their eighth full-length studio album for an early 2003 release. In other news, ENTOMBED's double-CD collection of previously-recorded cover versions, Sons Of Satan Praise The Lord, is due in Europe on November 11th through Music For Nations Records. ENTOMBED have also recorded their ...

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AUDIOSLAVE's TOM MORELLO: 'We Are United In Our Rock Power'

Former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE and current AUDIOSLAVE guitarist has admitted that the newly-formed supergroup had almost been called off due in part to Morello and the rest of his former RATM bandmates having a separate management deal from the band's frontman, ex-SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell. "Well, there was a tremendous amount of drama and ...

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MACABRE To Issue New Single

MACABRE will issue a new 7" single, titled Drill Bit Lobotomy, in early November via Hater Of God Records. Limited to 2,000 copies, the single will include the original recording of "Drill Bit Lobotomy" that did not make it on to the Dahmer CD and a couple instrumental versions of as-yet-unspecified Dahmer tracks. ...

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LED ZEPPELIN To Tour Next Summer?

LED ZEPPELIN are set to re-group after 22 years for a stadium tour of America, according to Britain's Sun newspaper. The three surviving members — singer Robert Plant, guitarist Jimmy Page and bassist John Paul Jones — plan to hit the road next summer and hope to pocket £6.4million (approximately $10 million) for the shows. ...

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DEATH ANGEL Announce West Coast, South American Dates

Reunited Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL have announced the following dates during November/December: Nov. 15 – Anaheim, CA @ The Shack (w/DREAMS OF DAMNATION) Nov. 16 – Anaheim, CA @ The Shack (w/DREAMS OF DAMNATION) Nov. 30 – Sacramento, CA @ The Roadhouse Dec. 07 - Santiago, CHL @ TBA ...

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DEEP PURPLE Bassist Jams With GOV'T MULE

DEEP PURPLE bassist Roger Glover joined GOV'T MULE for a jam onstage at New York's Beacon Theatre on Friday, October 11th. Glover reportedly played two songs with the group — "Going Down" and "Maybe I'm A Leo" — as part of GOV'T MULE's three-hour set, which also included renditions of LED ZEPPELIN, JIMI HENDRIX and ...

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MIDWEST METAL Issue #25 Out Now!

Chicago's longest-running Metal publication Midwest Metal has returned with its 25th issue. Features include: HIGH ON FIRE, OVERKILL, ELECTRIC WIZARD, HATE ETERNAL, EARTHRIDE, SIXTY WATT SHAMAN, SHADOWS FALL and Megaforce Records co-founder Jonny Zazula and much more. To order the 48-page magazine, send $2 US/$4 World (cash only) to Midwest Metal, P.O. Box 183, Brookfield, ...

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