LOCOBAZOOKA 2002: First Dates Announced

SEVENDUST, FILTER, GRAVITY KILLS, AUDIOVENT, NONPOINT, REVEILLE, and MUSHROOMHEAD are scheduled to take part in the first-ever Locobazooka Tour, which is due to kick off on June 27th in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jun. 27 - Milwaukee, WI @ Milwaukee Summerfest Jun. 28 - Ft. Wayne, IN @ Hilgers ...

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PARADOX On Lookout For Guitarist, Singer

Veteran German power metallers PARADOX are looking for a singer and guitarist to complete the group's line-up following the departure of Kai Pasemann and frontman Charly Steinhauer's decision to concentrate solely on guitar playing (due to an unspecified medical condition). Interested parties can write directly to [email protected] or send a demo under the key word ...

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HAMMERFALL To Commence Recording Fourth CD

Sweden's HAMMERFALL are due to begin recording their fourth full-length album this week at Holland's Wisseloord studios, where they will track the drums before moving over to BLIND GUARDIAN's Twilight facility in Germany on May 13th to record the bass. The band will then head over to HELLOWEEN singer Andy Deris' studio Mi Sueno in ...

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SINISTER Plan Cover CD, Perform Impromptu Athens Gig

Dutch death metallers SINISTER will soon enter the studio to record Creators Of Brutality, an album's worth of classic death metal covers from the 80s and 90s. Included will be renditions of cuts from PUNGENT STENCH, INFERNAL MAJESTY, CELTIC FROST, KREATOR, DEATH, and others. Recordings will start this summer for a late 2002 release. In ...

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TOMMY LEE: I'm Not Stuck In A Time Warp

Tommy Lee comments on his role as frontman in his current group versus the drummer position he held in MOTLEY CRUE: "People are surprised. I know I'm a drummer by trade, but no one knows that I have been singing and playing guitar for years. I wrote and sang a lot of MOTLEY stuff on ...

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VOIVOD: New Album Progress Report

VOIVOD have reportedly completed the music and lyrics for three new songs and have rough skeletons of another two for the band's long-awaited comeback CD, which is tentatively due to be recorded in late 2002 for an early 2003 release. Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted will play bass on the CD and will produce the ...

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