TOOL/CIVILIAN Summer Outing Rumored

Unsubstantiated rumors indicate that the new band of former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE members Tim Commerford (bass), Brad Wilk (drums), and Tom Morello (guitar), along with ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell—who are reportedly calling themselves CIVILIAN—will be making their first live appearances this spring/summer as the support act for TOOL. CIVILIAN's Rick Rubin-produced debut CD is ...

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KORN Frontman To (Possibly) Appear On Next MARILYN MANSON CD

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis may make an appearance on the next MARILYN MANSON CD as a return favor for Manson singing the Davis co-penned "Redeemer" on the Queen Of The Damned soundtrack. According to Manson, “I'm in the middle of recording a new record, and it was good to just make contact with Jonathan. I ...

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40 BELOW SUMMER Ink Deal With Warner Bros.!

40 BELOW SUMMER have been officially signed to Warner Bros. Records following the recent folding of the group's previous label London/Sire. A heavy touring schedule and the lensing of a new video clip is in the works for the coming weeks. ...

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CANDLEMASS, ENTOMBED, ARCH ENEMY Men Get "Brutal" In New Project

CANDLEMASS mainman/founder Leif Edling is looking for a label to release a CD from his latest project, an as-yet-unnamed group featuring ENTOMBED drummer Peter Stjarnvind, ENTOMBED bassist Jörgen Sandstrom and ARCH ENEMY/SPRITUAL BEGGARS guitarist Michael Amott. Currently singer-less, the band will reportedly feature a “very heavy and brutal” doom direction not unlike that found on ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's New York Guitar Search Gets Huge Response

More than 600 people showed up at LIMP BIZKIT's New York guitar search at the Long Island City Guitar Center on Monday, January 28th, but only the first 319 people got to audition for the vacant guitar spot in the band. Of that 319, two were chosen to jam with LIMP BIZKIT. In related news, ...

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JERRY CANTRELL: New Album Lives Up To ALICE IN CHAINS Standards

Former (?) ALICE IN CHAINS axeman Jerry Cantrell's upcoming Degradation Trip effort, due out on May 14th through Roadrunner Records, stands up well alongside Cantrell's previous work with AIC and the 1998 Boggy Depot solo offering, according to the guitarist. "Yeah, we put it up against the ALICE records and Boggy Depot, of course,” Jerry ...

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HELLOWEEN Announce Compilation Details

HELLOWEEN have confirmed that their upcoming Best Of double-CD set will be called Treasure Chest and it will have a lot of special packaging, making it a nice collector's item for any HELLOWEEN fan new or old. All of the songs have been remixed and remastered to modern standards. The full track listing for Treasure ...

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EYES ADRIFT Embark On Low-Key US Tour

EYES ADRIFT, a new group featuring former NIRVANA bassist Krist Novoselic, THE MEAT PUPPETS guitarist/vocalist Curt Kirkwood and SUBLIME drummer Bud Gaugh, began a brief 12-day tour on Friday, January 25th at the I-Spy club in Novoselic's hometown of Seattle. Described as a country-tinged rock not unlike Kirkwood's work in THE MEAT PUPPETS, EYES ADRIFT ...

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IRON MAIDEN Benefit Single Details Revealed

IRON MAIDEN will release the Run To The Hills single on Monday, March 11th and all of the band income from the sale of the singles will be forwarded to the Clive Burr MS Fund. The single will be available in three formats, all of which celebrate Clive's time with the band. The CD singles ...

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LINKIN PARK: Alive And Well!

LINKIN PARK have issued the following statement in response to a news story hoax that stated that the band had been killed in a car crash: There is a fake CNN.com URL floating around that is reporting that 'Popular Teen 'rock' band LINKIN PARK have been killed in an Auto wreck while travelling to a ...

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