JASON NEWSTED To Perform Rare PAPA WHEELIE Gig In San Francisco

PAPA WHEELIE, the "stoner punk metal" crew consisting of former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted (a.k.a. Jaylor) on guitar/vocals, Steven Wiig (a.k.a. Swiiglor) on drums and Joe Ledesma (a.k.a. Joefus) on bass, will be the final band to play at Nadine's Wild Weekend on August 25th. The closing-night party will take place at San Francisco's Bottom ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE Nearly Dies After Colon Cancer Operation

OZZY OSBOURNE's wife/manager Sharon Osbourne nearly died early in July after her four-hour operation for colon cancer, according to The National Enquirer. "I had quite a scare after the operation," the 49-year-old revealed in an exclusive Enquirer interview. "I lost a lot of blood during the surgery and I found out later that my blood ...

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JERRY CANTRELL: Illegal Music Downloading Is "Disgusting"

Former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell believes that illegal downloads are ultimately hurting, and not helping, professional musicians like himself. "I don't really think the Internet is a great thing for music, and it certainly isn't for artists," Cantrell stated in a recent interview. "Maybe for artists that are up-and-coming or whatever that don't ...

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DROWNING POOL Bus Auction "Hoax" Pulled From EBay

The tour bus in which DROWNING POOL frontman Dave Williams was found dead Wednesday afternoon was never for sale despite the fact that someone claiming to own the bus was attempting to sell it online through auction site eBay on Thursday, August 15th for $650,000, according to the tour bus company, Ziggy Coaches, ...

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SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR: I'm Not A Guy Who Screams All The Time

In an interview published in the current issue of Britain's Kerrang! magazine (dated August 17, 2002), SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor admits that he has not spoken to his bandmates in several months and reveals that he has received very little feedback from the rest of the group on his STONE SOUR project. "I haven't talked ...

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DECEMBER, CEPHALIC CARNAGE Lay Canada To Waste

Reno, Nevada's aggro-tech metal-core machine DECEMBER and avant-death grinders CEPHALIC CARNAGE are in the middle of a 13-date Canadian tour prior to the start of the two groups' North American trek with thrash legends KREATOR and DESTRUCTION. The remaining dates on the DECEMBER/CEPHALIC CARNAGE current jaunt are as follows: Aug. 16 - Cafe Chaos - ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION To Hit The Road With GWAR

Gore grinders CATTLE DECAPITATION will be hitting the road with GWAR in support of their debut release on Metal Blade Records, To Serve Man. The tour has been tentatively scheduled from October 1st through November 4th and will also include BLOODLET. Exact dates and venues will be announced shortly. ...

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