Former SHOOTYZ GROOVE Members Reunite In DEAD FLY SYNDROME

Former SHOOTYZ GROOVE members Dose (drums and electronics), Donny (guitars and backing vocals), and Paul (bass, formerly known as Freaklove) have teamed up with vocalist Mike Diamond in a new band called DEAD FLY SYNDROME. The band are currently mixing a six-song demo at their Shadowlab studios and will begin shopping it to record labels ...

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DEFTONES' CHI CHENG: No New Album Until 2003

DEFTONES' forthcoming CD, tentatively titled Lovers, will not surface before early 2003, bassist Chi Cheng has confirmed via a posting on the band's official web site. "We're not going to rush this mug, so I can tell you it will be sometime next year but I will tell you I think it will [be] well ...

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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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