DANIEL CAVANAGH Leaves ANATHEMA!

Daniel "Danny" Cavanagh has left Britain's ANATHEMA, according to a statement from the guitarist posted at the group's official web site. I have left ANATHEMA for various reasons, the statement from Cavanagh reads. The best reason is because I now play songs with Duncan Patterson and Michael Moss in ANTIMATTER. This is a good situation ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: "Stoked To Rock Again"

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has confirmed via his official web site that the singer's previously-scheduled headlining shows at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park, New Jersey, which were due to take place on Friday, March 29th and Saturday, March 30th, have been postponed to Friday, May 10th and Saturday, May 11th. According to ...

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JAMES MURPHY: The Road To Recovery

Former TESTAMENT/DEATH/OBITUARY guitarist James Murphy appears to be well on his way towards full recovery from the brain tumor that he was diagnosed with last August. According to the latest update from Murphy posted at his official web site, “I got some good news today... I just got back from meeting with my neurologist. I ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Involved In Royalty Dispute With Atlantic Records

Over 30 years after Jerry Wexler signed them to the label, LED ZEPPELIN are suing Atlantic Records for copyright infringement, according to Rock's Back Pages. Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones, and the heirs of late drummer John Bonham contend that the U.S. label has refused to pay increased royalty fees — currently almost ...

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KORN: When Things Don't Work Out As Planned

Quote of the day belongs to KORN's Jonathan Davis, who recently had the following to say to www.canoe.ca on the subject of allowing journalists to hear advance copies of the group's new record, Untouchables, prior to the album's release: “Our albums have been leaked so many times from journalists getting advanced CDs, so ...

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SENTENCED Announce Headlining Gigs, Festival Appearances

SENTENCED have announced the first batch of headlining shows and festival appearances in support of their recently-completed The Cold White Light CD, which is due to be issued through Century Media Records in mid-May. The confirmed dates are as follows: May 23 – Helsinki, FIN @ Tavastia May 24 – Jyvaskyla, FIN @ Lutakko May ...

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DIMENSION ZERO, DYING FETUS To Support SODOM In Japan

Sweden's DIMENSION ZERO—featuring IN FLAMES guitarist Jesper Strömblad, ex-IN FLAMES axeman Glenn Ljungström, ex-MARDUK vocalist Jocke Göthberg and LUCIFERION/DIABOLIQUE drummer Hasse Nilsson—will be supporting SODOM on the latter band's upcoming Extreme Dojo Japanese tour, which will also reportedly include an appearance by DYING FETUS. The dates are as follows: May 27 – Tokyo, JAP @ ...

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