STATIC-X Commence Writing Next CD

STATIC-X have commenced the songwriting process for their third album, tentatively due in late 2003. "We had written 3 new songs on our last break (April 2002) and the vibe was great," revealed guitarist Tripp Eisen via the group's official web site. "It was my first time writing with STATIC-X — very exciting and it ...

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IRON MAIDEN Trio Join DEEP PURPLE During London Gig

Three members of IRON MAIDEN — drummer Nicko McBrain, guitarist Janick Gers, and vocalist Bruce Dickinson — joined DEEP PURPLE on stage during the latter's concert at London's Hammersmith Apollo on Saturday, September 7th for a rendition of the DP classic "Smoke On The Water" (with McBrain handling congas and DP drummer Ian Paice's cymbals, ...

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AEROSMITH Frontman's Ex-Wife Loses Battle With Brain Cancer

The following item was published in today's edition of the New York Daily News: Cyrinda Foxe-Tyler, ex-wife of rocker Steven Tyler, has lost her battle with brain cancer and will be laid to rest today. Last night, the former Andy Warhol actress, who wrote a sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll tell-all about her marriage ...

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PAPA ROACH Added To RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS Australian Tour

PAPA ROACH have been added to the upcoming RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS tour of Australia, which is scheduled to kick off on November 26th in Brisbane. This will mark PAPA ROACH's first visit to the continent. Promoter Michael Chugg told Undercover: "The RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS were huge by themselves, but to add PAPA ROACH ...

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ASESINO Drummer Not Member Of BRUJERIA: DINO CAZARES

Despite rumors to the contrary, BRUJERIA have NOT recruited SADISTIC INTENT/ASESINO drummer Emilio Marquez as the replacement for former FEAR FACTORY skinsman Raymond Herrera, BRUJERIA/ex-FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares has informed BLABBEMOUTH.NET. Although Herrera was previously quoted as saying that he had no interest in ever performing or recording with Dino again, Cazares is hopeful ...

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BIOHAZARD Push Back New CD Release Date

BIOHAZARD have pushed back the release date of their forthcoming CD, Never Forgive Never Forget, to early 2003. The album will surface through Sanctuary Records in the U.S. and SPV/Steamhammer Records in Europe. In the meantime, you can download a live video of BIOHAZARD performing the upcoming album's projected title track at this ...

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MORBID ANGEL Get Fashionable

A clip of the MORBID ANGEL track "Rapture" (from 1994's Covenant) has been incorporated into a VH1 Vogue Fashion Awards 2002 commercial, which will be broadcast internationally from now until October 15th. The clip is "eerily similar to the original 'Rapture' video directed by Tony Kunenwalder," according to the group's official web site. ...

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