DYING FETUS Prepare To Record New Album, Embark On European Tour

DYING FETUS are currently writing material for their forthcoming full-length CD, Stop At Nothing, due in January 2003 through Relapse Records. Among the titles set to be included on the album are "Schematics", "One Shot, One Kill", "Stop At Nothing" and "Forced Elimination". In other news, DYING FETUS will embark on a headlining European tour ...

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VANDERHOOF Announce New Bassist

VANDERHOOF, led by METAL CHURCH guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof, have recruited bassist R.J. Kurtz. According to the group's official web site, "R.J. has been a fixture on the music scene for many years, and brings with him the skill and knowledge that has solidified the VANDERHOOF sound." ...

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WILL HAVEN Line Up Dates With SOULFLY

WILL HAVEN have lined up the following dates during August/September: Aug. 30 – Hollywood, CA @ The Whiskey (w/MY RUIN) Aug. 31 – San Diego, CA @ TBA Sep. 13 - Grass Valley, CA @ TBA (w/RED TAPE, PIPEDOWN) Sep. 16 - San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore (w/SOULFLY) Sep. 17 - Sparks, NV @ ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Trio Make Collaboration 'Main Priority'

Former GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan has told UK publication Classic Rock that his much-talked-about project with ex-fellow Gunners Slash (guitar) and Matt Sorum (drums) is "the main priority" for everyone involved, with plans to record original material as soon as a suitable vocalist has been found. As previously reported, the trio had jammed ...

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SINERGY: European Tour Dates Announced

Finland's SINERGY will be touring Europe in November/December as the third act on a four-band package, according to the band's official web site. The headlining act and the two support bands have yet to be announced. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 12 – Hamburg, GER @ Markthalle Nov. 13 - Essen, GER @ Zeche ...

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AETERNUS Book Studio Time For 'A Darker Monument'

Norway's AETERNUS will enter Greighallen Studios with producer Pytten (i.e. ENSLAVED, MORK GRYNING) in late November to begin recording their new album, A Darker Monument, for an early 2003 release through Nocturnal Art Productions. Among the cuts set to be included on the effort are: 01. SlaveState 02. DarkStorm 03. Sword of the Earth ...

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LULLACRY: Track Listing For New CD Revealed

Finland's LULLACRY have released the complete track listing for their as-yet-untitled third full-length album — the band's first with new vocalist Tanja Lainio — which is scheduled to be recorded in September/October with producer Mikko Karmila for an early 2003 release through Spinefarm Records. The 12-song effort will contain the following cuts, according to the ...

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Former EUROPE Frontman To Issue Third Solo CD

Former EUROPE frontman Joey Tempest will release a new single, "Forgiven", to Swedish radio in early September, with a full-length album — Tempest's third as a solo artist — to follow in October. A video for "Forgiven" is scheduled to be lensed early next month. ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Frontman Returning To Club After Walk-Off

MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil will return to a Steamboat Springs, Colorado nightclub after walking off stage last week, his manager told the Associated Press on Friday. Neil left the Levelz nightclub in this resort town on August 14th after someone threw something on stage, manager Burt Stein said. Stein said Neil felt threatened and ...

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