CARMINE APPICE To Appear On DRUM RADIO

Former OZZY OSBOURNE/BLUE MURDER drummer Carmine Appice has contributed a segment called The Carmine Appice Weather Report to Drum Radio, which can be accessed online at this location. The first show, which features guest Anton Fig (i.e. Late Show With David Letterman), will reportedly be up by July 13th. ...

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DIRT Set Release Date For Forthcoming CD

Houston's DIRT will issue their long-awaited debut, From Dirt We Come, on August 27th through 2K Sounds/EMI Records. To promote the release, a 8ftx16ft-billboard will be erected on the top of the Rainbow Bar & Grill in Hollywood, California later this month. As previously reported, DIRT have been added to this year's Milwaukee Metalfest XVI, ...

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LAVABONE Announce Upcoming Gigs

San Francisco Bay Area's LAVABONE, featuring former PRIMER 55 drummer Kevin Jackson, have lined up the following gigs during July/August: Jul. 24 – San Jose, CA @ The Usual Jul. 28 – Campbell, CA @ Campbell Gaslighter Aug. 17 –Hollywood, CA @ The Viper Room Aug. 24 – Livermore, CA @ Pine Street Bar and ...

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Former EMPEROR Drummer To Play On DISSECTION Comeback CD

Former EMPEROR drummer Bård "Faust" Eithun will be sitting behind the kit for DISSECTION's comeback release, due in late 2004. According to Eithun's newly-launched official web site, "the plan is [for Faust and currently-incarcerated DISSECTION mainman Jon Nödtveit to] start rehearsing during the spring 2003 and it seems like the constellation will be ...

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ANDREW WK To Appear On "CONAN O'BRIEN"

ANDREW WK (full name: Andrew Wilkes-Krier), whose backing band includes former OBITUARY drummer Donald "D.T." Tardy, will appear on Late Night with Conan O'Brien this Thursday, July 11th. Check your local listings for exact air times. ...

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MOTOGRATER Select MUDVAYNE Producer For Upcoming Debut

Santa Barbara, California-based quintet MOTOGRATER will shortly enter a Vancouver, British Columbia studio with producer GGGarth Richardson (i.e. MUDVAYNE, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, SPINESHANK) to begin work on their debut effort for No Name/Elektra Records. A fall release is expected. As previously reported, the much-talked-about group had originally signed with COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara's ...

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HANOI ROCKS Drummer To Sit In With SNAKEGOD

HANOI ROCKS drummer Kari "Lacu" Lahtinen will reportedly fill in for SNAKEGOD skinsman Mikael Hakamies during the latter band's upcoming shows. Hakamies is said to be receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment in a Finnish hospital. Confirmed SNAKEGOD dates (with Lahtinen behind the kit) are as follows: Jul. 16 - Tampere, FIN @ TBA Jul. ...

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