ANDERS BJÖRLER Rejoins THE HAUNTED!

Guitarist Anders Björler has rejoined Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED, BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal. Björler, who left the group last September in order to concentrate on his university studies, announced his decision to come back to the band earlier today, according to frontman Marco Aro, who described himself as "stunned" by the news. As previously reported, ...

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AEROSMITH Lens Video For "Girls Of Summer"

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler spent last weekend in Miami, Florida filming the video for "Girls of Summer", one of the two new cuts featured on the band's upcoming O, Yeah!-Ultimate Aerosmith Hits CD. Rumored to include an appearance by over 250 female models on the sand in South Beach, the video was directed by Dave ...

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CLUTCH To Issue Live CD, Continue Work On New Material

CLUTCH are scheduled to master their as-yet-untitled live album tomorrow for a summer release through River Road Records. In other news, the band "have been writing new material, recording it in stages, but for all intents and purposes, we have not started recording 'the record'," according to singer Neil Fallon. ...

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DISTURBED To Film Clip For "Prayer" Title Cut

DISTURBED will shoot a video for "Prayer", the first single from the band's upcoming sophomore album of the same name, with directors the Brothers Strause in Los Angeles later this month. DISTURBED frontman David Draiman recently told MTV.com that he was inspired to write the song by two recent tragedies in his life — the ...

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STEEL PROPHET To Issue "Unseen" In July

STEEL PROPHET have finished recording their new CD, entitled Unseen, at Silver Cloud studios for a tentative late July release through Nuclear Blast Records. The full track listing for the album is as follows: 01. Truth 02. Rainwalker 03. One Way Out 04. Shattered Apart 05. Among The Damned 06. Bolero 07. Mirror, Mirror, Life ...

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Former DEATH Touring Guitarist Completes Work On Solo Debut

Former DEATH touring guitarist and current MILLENIUM axeman Ralph Santolla has completed work on his debut solo album, entitled Shaolin Monks In The Temple Of Metal. Completely based on his guitar skills, "the CD is expected to please not only all the fans of the Florida-based guitar player, but generally all fans of Satriani, Tony ...

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DEFTONES Guitarist, ex-FEAR FACTORY Duo Guest On Rap CD

DEFTONES guitarist Stephen Carpenter and former FEAR FACTORY members Raymond Herrera (drums) and Christian Olde Wolbers (bass) make a guest appearance on New York rappers NON PHIXION's debut album, entitled The Future Is Now. The trio appear on a track titled "The CIA Is Still Trying To Kill Me!" . The Future Is Now, available ...

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