420 MONKS To Lens Video Clip

Atlanta's 420 MONKS, featuring former STUCK MOJO frontman Bonz, ex-CHUM (Puerto Rico) drummer Carlos Torres, ex-ERACISM bassist David Saunders, guitarist John B., and former PUBLIC ENEMY touring DJ DJ Lord, will shortly film a video with director Josh Haygood for the track "Ill Dreamz", from their soon-to-be-issued debut full-length CD. The clip will reportedly be ...

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DIVERCIA Ink Deal With Hammerheart Records

Finland's DIVERCIA, formerly known as LOST IN TWILIGHT, have inked a deal with Hammerheart Records. Described as a cross between SENTENCED, H.I.M. and NIGHTWISH, DIVERCIA issued an EP called Planeteer under their previous name and are currently working on their debut full-length CD, to be issued in July. ...

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Former HELLOWEEN Guitarist To Appear At Brazilian Tribute Gig

Former HELLOWEEN and current MASTERPLAN guitarist Roland Grapow will be travelling to Brazil on March 18th to partake in a HELLOWEEN tribute concert that is due to be held at Led Slay in São Paulo. Organized by the Brazilian magazine Jornal Rock News as part of their second anniversary celebrations, the show will include appearances ...

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SUICIDE SHIFT: The SADUS/TESTAMENT Collaboration

The new San Francisco Bay Area-based project featuring SADUS/TESTAMENT bassist Steve DiGiorgio, SADUS frontman Darren Travis, and TESTAMENT vocalist Chuck Billy, has tentatively set SUICIDE SHIFT as its moniker, and are presently finalizing work on 10 original compositions, some of which have been completed, while others still “need a lot of work with Chuck”, according ...

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DOWN Add Birmingham, Atlanta Dates

DOWN have added two more dates to their upcoming US tour. The group will now play in Birmingham, Alabama on April 28th and in Atlanta, Georgia on April 29th. A New Orleans show is likely to take place at the end of the trek in late May. ...

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ROCK FEST 2002: A Classic Rock Celebration

Rock Fest 2002 is the name of a “classic rock” festival that is scheduled to take place on July 18-21 in Cadott, Wisconsin. So far, the following acts have been confirmed for the event: Thursday, July 18th 4:30 PM - VIC FERRARI 6:30 PM - DIO 8:30 PM - THE SCORPIONS 11:00 PM - DEEP ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE's EDDIE JACKSON: We've Never Had This Many New Ideas To Choose From

Progressive rockers QUEENSRŸCHE have begun writing songs for their new, as-yet-untitled studio album for a late 2002 release through Sanctuary Records. The band is undertaking intensive songwriting sessions at Bear Creek Studios in Woodinville, Washington, and have already come up with “more than enough ideas to choose from,” according to bassist Eddie Jackson. “I don't ...

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