Former PENANCE Bassist Resurfaces In HUMBUCKER

Former PENANCE bassist Ron "Ozzy" Leard has formed a new band called HUMBUCKER and has just completed work on the group's debut album, entitled Mondo Electro, with producer Chris Kozlowski (who also co-produced PENANCE's Alpha and Omega CD). For more info contact [email protected] or [email protected] Click here to view a promotional poster for ...

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ONWARD Replace REVEREND On ABRASIVE ROCK FEST Bill

Century Media recording artists ONWARD have replaced REVEREND on the bill of Abrasive Rock Fest, which is scheduled to take place on August 3rd in Olympia, Washington. The complete list of artists set to appear at the event is as follows: GRUNTRUCK FORCED ENTRY HIRAX ONWARD BRICK BATH THE SABIANS THE BRAINDEAD BONESCREW CHIEF CHARLIE ...

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SEPULTURA To Issue "Under A Pale Grey Sky" In August

SEPULTURA's forthcoming live album has been re-dubbed Under a Pale Grey Sky, according to Roadrunner Records, who are scheduled to issue the effort on August 27th. A recorded document of the last-ever performance of the classic SEPULTURA line-up of Max Cavalera (guitar/vocals), Igor Cavalera (drums), Andreas Kisser (guitar) and Paulo Pinto Jr. (bass), which took ...

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ROTTING CHRIST Set Title, Release Date For New CD

Greece's ROTTING CHRIST have set Genesis as the title of their brand new album, which was recently completed at Stage One Studios in Germany (where the group's Triarchy of the Lost Lovers CD was recorded) with producer Andy Classen. An August 26th release through Century Media Records is expected. As previously reported, ROTTING CHRIST are ...

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NICKELBACK Frontman Launches 604 RECORDS

NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger has joined forces with NICKELBACK's longtime attorney Jonathan Simkin to form his very own record label. Dubbed 604 Records, the imprint's goal will be to "seek out and develop undiscovered talent in the music world not only in North America, but globally," according to an official press release. The label will ...

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CALLENISH CIRCLE Part Ways With Bassist

Dutch melodic death metallers CALLENISH CIRCLE have parted ways with bassist Roland Schuschke. According to an official statement from the group, "it was a tough decision, but for the future of the band it was inevitable. Several reasons can be mentioned for this departure but we decided not to speak about details in public. Anyhow, ...

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FILTER Postpone Headlining Dates

FILTER have postponed all dates previously scheduled to take place between July 22nd and July 31st to the fall as part of their upcoming headlining tour. Exact dates and venues will be announced shortly. ...

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ELEKTRIK MISTRESS Reconsider Break-Up Plans

Despite a previous announcement to the contrary, Canadian "stoner rockers" ELEKTRIK MISTRESS will carry on with a new line-up, which presently drummer Shannon Boone and bassist Jeff "Hippie". According to Stoner Rock, guitarist/vocalist Kurt Kuthe originally thought a name change would be in order, but decided against it. "I liked the name to much," Kurt ...

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