KISS Negotiating Record Deal With KOCH ENTERTAINMENT

KISS have reportedly been negotiating a new record deal with Koch Entertainment, who have had "many discussions with bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons" about a possible working relationship between the two parties, according to Indyhits.com. As previously reported, Simmons and partner Paul Stanley are said to have been working with producer Bob Ezrin on the act's next ...

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GEOFF TATE: Seattle Set List Revealed

QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Geoff Tate performed the following tracks during his live appearance at the EMP (Experience Music Project) in Seattle on Saturday, June 22nd: 01. The Killing Words 02. Gonna Get Close To You 03. Spool 04. Forever 05. Helpless 06. Lady Jane 07. Out Of Mind 08. Over Me 09. Passenger 10. Real World ...

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MARILYN MANSON To Collaborate With Painter/Artist GOTTFRIED HELNWEIN

MARILYN MANSON is collaborating with legendary painter/artist Gottfried Helnwein on an as-yet-undisclosed project. Says MANSON: "Thanks to Cyril, [Gottfried's] son, we met some time ago and are now collaborating. Today: Lighting, camera tests, juggling. "I am too exhausted to reveal the details of our work but it is multi-media-prop chaos that I know will please ...

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LOCKUP Announce Summer Gigs

LOCKUP, featuring NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury, NAPALM DEATH guitarist Jesse Pintado, former AT THE GATES/THE CROWN frontman Tomas Lindberg, and DIMMU BORGIR drummer Nick Barker, have lined up the following gigs during the summer: Jun. 27 - Osaka, JAP @ Club Quatro Jun. 28 - Nagoya, JAP @ Club Quatro Jun. 30 - Tokyo, ...

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KORN Postpone Canadian Dates

KORN have postponed two upcoming tour dates in Canada—Wednesday, June 26th at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto and Thursday, June 27th at the Molson Centre in Montreal. According to a spokesperson for the group, one of the members of the band is returning to Los Angeles on a personal matter. No further details have ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS, PANTERA, NICKELBACK, DEFAULT Members Discuss Possible Collaboration

Former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell, PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell, NICKELBACK guitarist/singer Chad Kroeger, and DEFAULT frontman Dallas Smith have had reportedly had discussions about a future all-star collaboration. However, the combo hasn't gotten past the talking stage, according to Cantrell. "Chad and I have talked about doing something, but we haven't really taken ...

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AHRUE LUSTER: "I Was Creatively Unfulfilled In MACHINE HEAD"

Having left MACHINE HEAD due to what is officially being called "creative differences", guitarist Ahrue Luster has spoken exclusively to BLABBERMOUTH.NET about the circumstances that led to his departure from the group his decision to pursue his own musical vision with his next project, the details of which are still being finalized. What follows is ...

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