PAPA ROACH To Promote PEPSI BLUE

Hot on the heels of PAPA ROACH singer Jacoby Shaddix's recent peeing incident, the Pepsi-Cola company has announced it is teaming with the band to promote its new Pepsi Blue soft drink to teens, according to Allstar. The soda company will jointly promote PAPA ROACH's next single, "Time and Time Again", which comes ...

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BLACK CROWES Frontman Loses Cool At Detroit Gig

BLACK CROWES frontman Chris Robinson lost his cool during a Detroit, Michigan, show on Tuesday, August 27th after determining that the crowd was making too much noise while he and guitarist Paul Stacey performed the song "Beginners And Sinners". "Fuckin' leave!" Robinson yelled at the audience, according to Launch. "I don't mean to be an ...

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DIESEL MACHINE Bassist In Critical Condition After Accident

DIESEL MACHINE bassist Rich Gonzales is in critical-but-stable condition at a Los Angeles hospital after broadsiding a car while riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle last Saturday. "[A car pulled out in front of him and] Rich had no time to react," stated DIESEL MACHINE frontman AJ Cavalier. "He is in critical but stable condition. He was ...

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Former METALLICA Bassist To Release Much-Circulated Demos

Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted will be releasing a six-song split CD from two of his long-running projects — IR8 and SEXOTURICA — through his own Chophouse imprint, according to the label's web site. IR8's three-tracker, which was recorded in 1994, features Newsted, Tom Hunting of the Bay Area thrash band EXODUS and Canadian STRAPPING ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE Rushed To Hospital For 'Severe Dehydration'

The following article appears in today's edition of the New York Post: The fight against cancer may not be going so well for Sharon Osbourne. Ozzy's wife/manager was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles Aug. 23. A source told US weekly that Sharon, 49, who has been undergoing chemotherapy for colon cancer, "lost ...

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LIMP BIZKIT Frontman To Launch Line Of Baseball Caps

LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst is about to release a range of baseball caps via his company Flawless, according to Undercover. The headwear, also branded Flawless, will feature all the team colors for Major League Baseball as well as the standard black (Onyx) series. Durst's signature will also be scrawled on the caps. Durst himself ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD Offshoot Project Inks Deal With VIRUSWORX RECORDS

Vancouver's TENET, featuring STRAPPING YOUNG LAD guitarist Jed Simon, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD/ex-DEATH drummer Gene Hoglan, ex-GRIP INC. bassist Stuart Carruthers, and former SACRIFICE/current INTERZONE frontman Rob Urbinati, have inked a deal with Hamburg, Germany's Virusworx Records. The group are tentatively scheduled to enter the studio in February 2003 with producer/SYL mainman Devin Townsend to record ...

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