THE HAUNTED To Begin Recording New CD This Month

Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED will enter Studio Fredman in Gothenburg on February 23 to begin recording their fourth full-length album, tentatively due late summer through an as-yet-undetermined label. The group, who were recently rejoined by original vocalist Peter Dolving (MARY BEATS JANE, THE PETER DOLVING BAND) following the departure of Marco Aro, recorded a pre-production ...

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LINKIN PARK Singer 'Ill With Bronchitis', Tonight's Concert Postponed

LINKIN PARK's show at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, Calif., originally scheduled to take place Friday night (Feb. 6), has been postponed. According to an official statement released by the band's record label (Warner Bros.), LINKIN PARK vocalist Chester Bennington "is ill with bronchitis and acute laryngitis and has been advised not to perform. ...

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MESHUGGAH Enter Studio To Record New EP

Swedish experimental extreme metal band MESHUGGAH have entered the studio to begin recording their much-anticipated new EP, tentatively due late spring through Fractured Transmitter Records, the label formed by MUSHROOMHEAD vocalist Jason Mann. The one-song disc, which will reportedly clock in at over 20 minutes, is being recorded at the Swedish studio jointly owned by ...

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THREE INCHES OF BLOOD Sign With ROADRUNNER RECORDS

Canadian metal "overlords" THREE INCHES OF BLOOD have signed a deal with Roadrunner Records. "The Vancouver-based band just got back from touring America with HIMSA and BLACK DAHLIA MURDER," Roadrunner A&R rep Mike Gitter told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. "They made a mark in 2003 touring the U.K. with THE DARKNESS in support of their indie album 'Battlecry ...

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DAVE GROHL: JANET, BRITNEY, CHRISTINA Belong On PLAYBOY CHANNEL

Janet Jackson's breast-bearing stunt at the Super Bowl was nothing more than self-promotion and "blatant exhibitionism," FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl told the Associated Press. Grohl, 35, a former drummer for NIRVANA, believes the music industry has been harmed by the recent skin-revealing exploits of Jackson, Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera. "Get them on the ...

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