DREAM THEATER's JOHN PETRUCCI Talks Gear

DREAM THEATER guitarist John Petrucci has posted the following message on his official web site: “Hi everybody. John here checking in from the road. It's been great to see all of my friends out in the audience each night! The tour has been going very well and most of the shows have been sold out. ...

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SEPULTURA, KRISIUN To Share Stage At ABRIL PRO ROCK Festival

SEPULTURA, KRISIUN, and ATTAQUE 77 (a punk rock band from Argentina) will perform on the main stage of the Abril Pro Rock festival on April 20th in Recife, Brazil. Appearing on the second stage at the same event will be local bands DECOMPOSED GOD, PROLE and OS CACHORROS. The shows will reportedly be alternated, allowing ...

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SEVENDUST Offer Explanation For Australian Cancellation

SEVENDUST have cited the death of guitarist John Connolly's grandmother as the reason for the cancellation of the band's Australian dates with CREED. DrummerMorgan Rose told MTV: “We're no strangers to personal compromise in meeting tour obligations, but right now was not the time. We apologize to our Australian fans who have been waiting to ...

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PUDDLE OF MUDD Singer Arrested On Domestic Violence Charges

PUDDLE OF MUDD singer Wes Scantlin and his fiancée Michelle Rubin were arrested on domestic violence charges on Sunday, March 10th after witnesses allegedly saw the couple arguing around 8:30 AM along the shoulder of Highway 126, near Piru, Calif. Both Scantlin and Rubin were released on $20,000 bail each. ...

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SLIPKNOT Frontman Records Solo Track, Makes Local News

SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor recently hit the studio to record a song titled "Bother", which may or may not appear on the soundtrack to the upcoming movie Spider-Man. Described as much more mellow than anything the singer has previously released, "Bother" is said to feature Corey's vocals accompanied by nothing but clean guitar, and reportedly ...

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HEKILL THREE To Open For JERRY CANTRELL At Austin Showcase

Austin-based band HEKILL THREE will be the opening act for former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell at the guitarist's SXSW (South By Southwest) music and media conference showcase on Saturday, March 16th at Stubb's BBQ in Austin, Texas. The full line-up for the March 16th show is as follows: HEKILL THREE 9:00 PM COMES ...

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