SLIPKNOT Members To Unmask For New Video

SLIPKNOT vocalist Corey Taylor and rhythm guitarist Jim Root will remove their masks at the end of the month for a video shoot for "Get Inside", the first single from their side project, STONE SOUR, according to MTV.com. The video will be shot onstage on June 26th at the Los Angeles club Whisky A Go-Go. ...

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VIRGIN STEELE To Re-Issue Early Albums On CD

VIRGIN STEELE have returned to their home base of Long Island, New York after a brief European tour, and are currently hard at work on the re-release of Virgin Steele - I and Guardians of the Flame. For the first time officially released on CD, both albums will be out in the fall. The re-issue ...

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IZZY STRADLIN's Upcoming Solo CD Not The Much-Anticipated GNR Reunion

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Izzy Stradlin's upcoming solo album, entitled On Down The Road, is not the widely-anticipated collaboration between Izzy and ex-GNR bandmates Slash (guitar) and Duff McKagan (bass). Instead, the album features the same line-up as the one responsible for Izzy's River CD: Stradlin on guitar and vocals, Duff on bass, Rick ...

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THE SCORPIONS Guitarist Lends Production Skills

THE SCORPIONS guitarist Matthias Jabs has reportedly produced a track entitled "The Ordinary Me" for the Krefeld, Germany-based act BROCKMAN. BROCKMAN, who are apparently still unsigned, were selected by a jury on May 14th as one of three winning bands out of 1,042 applicants in the Tour Factory 2002 contest. Between June 17th and July ...

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METALLICA, KORN, OZZY Among 2001's Top-Earning Music Stars

METALLICA, KORN, OZZY OSBOURNE, TOOL, LIMP BIZKIT, and AEROSMITH are among the artists included in Rolling Stone magazine's list of top-earning music stars last year (2001). While admitting that calculating the earnings of famous people involves some "estimation and guesswork", the magazine said it compiled the numbers through conversations with music industry insiders, such as ...

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SENTENCED, LACUNA COIL Team Up For German Tour

SENTENCED and LACUNA COIL will team up for a German tour during November. The confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 04 – Essen, GER @ Zeche Carl Nov. 18 - Nürnberg, GER @ Hirsch Nov. 20 - Frankfurt, GER @ Batschkapp Nov. 21 - Halle, GER @ Easy Schorre Nov. 22 - Hamburg, GER @ ...

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MURDERDOLLS To Step "Beyond The Valley" In Late Summer

MURDERDOLLS, the new band featuring SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison on guitar, singer Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13), ex-DOPE/current STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen, bassist Erik Griffin and drummer Ben Graves, have re-dubbed their recently-completed debut album Beyond The Valley Of The Murderdolls. A late summer release through ...

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