HATEBREED To Remain Four-Piece Following Guitarist Departure

HATEBREED have issued the following statement officially announcing the departure of guitarist Lou "Boulder" Richards from the group: "Lou 'Boulder' Richards has left the band. We had some of the best times of our lives and things have been going really well but his heart just wasn't in it anymore and we totally understand & ...

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TROUBLE Perform First Full-Length Shows Since Rejoining Forces

Veteran Chicago doomsters TROUBLE made a triumphant return to the live stage on May 3rd and May 4th at RockHouse USA (formerly Riley's Rock House) in Aurora, Illinois when they performed their first full-length headlining sets since reuniting with vocalist Eric Wagner early last year. By all accounts, the band was in fine form as ...

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EXODUS In Fine Form At Hometown Gig

Here is EXODUS' set list from the band's performance at The Pound in San Francisco on Saturday, May 4th: 01. The Last Act Of Defiance 02. Fabulous Disaster 03. 'Til Death Do Us Part 04. A Lesson In Violence 05. Chemi-kill 06. Seeds Of Hate 07. And Then There Were None 08. Corruption 09. Cajun ...

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SUGARCOMA To Release New Single

Britain's female-fronted act SUGARCOMA will release the second single from their upcoming album, entitled Becoming Something Else, on June 17th through Music For Nations Records. The single, entitled "Zero Star", will be accompanied by B-Sides "Stained" and "Ex", as well as the video to their previous single, "(You Drive Me) Crazy" (BRITNEY SPEARS cover). ...

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SKID ROW: New MP3 Posted Online

SKID ROW have made available for download the projected title track from their forthcoming full-length CD, tentatively entitled Thick Is The Skin, via the group's official web site at this location. In other news, the band have announced the following headlining dates: May 15 - Slidell, LA @ The Asylum May 16 - ...

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APARTMENT 26: We See Light At End Of Tunnel

Britain's APARTMENT 26—the group fronted by Biff Butler, son of BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler—have posted the following update on the band's activities via the group's official web site: "Okay, we're beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel [following a split with Hollywood Records earlier in the year]... "We've started to ...

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BUSH To Split Up?

British rockers BUSH appear to be on the verge of splitting up, according to an interview with frontman Gavin Rossdale published in Kerrang! magazine. Speaking to the publication as the band filmed a video for their forthcoming new single, "Inflatable", at London's Lambeth Liberal and Radical Club on April 16th, the singer explained that relations ...

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SEPULTURA: Live In Curitiba

SEPULTURA performed a headlining show in Curitiba, Brazil on Friday, May 3rd and once again gave the fans an opportunity to hear a brand new cut, tentatively titled "Corrupted", which will appear on the band's next studio album, due in early 2003. Here is the group's set list from Friday's performance: 01. Troops of Doom ...

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SINERGY Fire Bassist, Hire Temporary Replacement

SINERGY have fired bassist Marco Hietala and have hired session musician Lauri Porra to assist them in fulfilling their touring commitments for the remainder of the year. Vocalist Kimberly Goss issued the following statement via the group's official web site explaining the reasons behind their decision: “We had to make the very tough decision to ...

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PRESIDENT BUSH To OZZY OSBOURNE: “OZZY, Mom Loves Your Stuff”

Ozzy Osbourne reportedly received a rousing endorsement from President Bush at this year's White House Correspondents dinner, which took place at The White House last night. Bush apparently recognized Osbourne while giving his previously-prepared speech and paused to tell the BLACK SABBATH singer, “Ozzy, mom loves your stuff,” at which point Osbourne stood up on ...

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