THE HELLACOPTERS Frontman Checks In With Latest Update

THE HELLACOPTERS guitarist/vocalist Nicke Andersson (ex-ENTOMBED drummer) has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Dear recipients of the rock, "I hope everyone is doing great and that 2004 has treated you good so far! I thought I'd let you know that there are no easychairs around here at camp Hellacopter even ...

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EDGUY Meet DAVID HASSELHOFF: Photo Available

During EDGUY's recent appearance on the "Pro 7" TV show, the guys in the band ran into an unlikely EDGUY/heavy metal fan — David Hasselhoff of "Knight Rider" and "Baywatch" fame. According to EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet, Hasselhoff claimed to into heavy metal and didn't look a day older than he did in 1985. Click ...

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ROSTOK VAMPIRES To Release New Album In April

Reunited '90s German punk/thrash outfit ROSTOK VAMPIRES, one of the first acts to get signed to then-freshly-launched Nuclear Blast Records, are presently recording a new studio album, tentatively due in April. No further information is currently available. ROSTOK VAMPIRES' 2003 four-song demo, titled "In The Pitch", is still available for download from the band's official ...

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KRIST NOVOSELIC Finds NIRVANA in Grays River Valley

Damian Mulinix of Chinook Observer reports that 2003 was really a transition year for former NIRVANA bassist Krist Novoselic in a lot of ways. The year before, he and the band EYES ADRIFT recorded what he calls "a fantastic record," but found that the climate of today's music industry makes it very hard for independent ...

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HENRY ROLLINS Seeking New Members For His Band

Punk rock icon Henry Rollins, currently in the middle of a spoken-word tour, has revealed to The Ithaca Journal that he is in the process of looking for new group members to back him up. "As far as my musical pursuits, I am a mediocre talent," he said, "But at least I give it my ...

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METALLICA: SUNDANCE Press Conference Posted Online

The four members of METALLICA were beamed into Park City, Utah on January 22 for a by-satellite press conference from their tour in Australia to coincide with the Sundance Film Festival premiere of their much-anticipated documentary "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster". Check out video footage of the press conference here. As previously reported, ...

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VITAL REMAINS Announce U.S. Tour

VITAL REMAINS will embark on a national U.S. tour this spring alongside BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, CATTLE DECAPITATION and WATCH THEM DIE. The highly anticipated trek, the group's first with Glen Benton (DEICIDE) on vocals, is set to kick off in May and will be their first tour in support of their critically acclaimed album, "Dechristianize", ...

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