SLIPKNOT To Issue 'Colorful' New Home Video In 2003

SLIPKNOT will release a "warts and all" home video in 2003, according to Shawn "The Clown" Crahan. The percussionist told Kerrang! magazine that the video will show "SLIPKNOT going global." "It's going to have everything in it," he promises, "Vomit, piss, shit, dudes getting knocked out with stun guns and Sid collapsing from exhaustion. There'll ...

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COURTNEY LOVE To Take Over MTV2 Studios For 24 Hours

For 24 straight hours, Courtney Love will be in control of MTV2, according to Hits Daily Double. She'll play the videos she likes, invite her friends over for an on-camera jab fest and do whatever else she pleases, the network said. "MTV2 has always been home to a variety of artists,'' said David Cohn, MTV2 ...

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RHAPSODY Commence Work On Fifth Album

RHAPSODY guitarist Luca Turilli and keyboardist Alex Staropoli are working on the material for the group's fifth album, which they describe as their "most 'cinema-oriented' album" to date. A summer 2003 release is expected. In related news, Turilli will be releasing a six-track EP, Demonheart, on September 30th as a "foretaste" of his full-length solo ...

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NICKELBACK Announce UK Arena Tour

Canadian post-grungers NICKELBACK will hit the UK in November for a full tour. The band have also announced an Irish date too. Dates are as follows: Nov. 23 - Brighton, UK @ Centre Nov. 25 - Sheffield, UK @ Arena Nov. 26 - Newcastle, UK @ Telewest Arena Nov. 28 - Birmingham, UK @ NEC ...

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ENDO Change Projected Album Title, Continue Mixing

Miami, Florida's ENDO appear to have once again changed the projected title of their sophomore effort to Faces of Our Innocence. The group have thus far completed mixing five songs for the album with Dave Schiffman (RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN), who also produced the album, and it "sounds incredible," according to ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS Announce Scandinavian Tour

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, featuring former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson (now going by the name Nick Royale) on guitar/vocals, have lined up a Scandinavian tour during September-November. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 20 - Göteborg, SWE @ Liseberg Sep. 25 – Oslo, NOR @ Rockefeller Sep. 26 – Tromsö, NOR @ Driv Sep. 27 – ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE To Say Farewell At OZZFEST 2003?

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx is hoping to launch the group's farewell tour at next year's Ozzfest, according to NEUROTICA frontman Kelly Shaefer, who spoke to Sixx at the San Bernardino stop of this year's traveling festival. The following account is taken from Shaefer's online diary, as posted at NEUROTICA's official web site: "I made ...

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PRONG Announce German Tour Dates

PRONG have announced the dates for the German leg of their upcoming European tour, which is scheduled to kick off in November. They are as follows: Nov. 11 – Stuttgart, GER @ Die Röhre Nov. 12 - Frankfurt, GER @ Batschkapp Nov. 15 - München, GER @ Metropolis Nov. 16 - Kassel, GER @ Spot ...

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AUDIOSLAVE Set 'Cochese' As First Single From Debut CD

AUDIOSLAVE, the new group featuring ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell and former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE members Tim Commerford (bass), Brad Wilk (drums), and Tom Morello (guitar), have reportedly set the track "Cochese" as the first single from their highly-anticipated debut album, due out on November 19th through Epic Records. "Cochese" (previously known as "Save Yourself") ...

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