KORN To Embark On North American Tour In June

KORN will embark on a 12-week North American tour in June in support of the band's as-yet-untitled fifth studio effort, which is due out in May. Dates and support acts are expected to be announced in the coming weeks. Prior to the North American trek, KORN will perform a host of dates in South America ...

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JERRY CANTRELL: To Be Or Not To Be

Contrary to reports published via other online sources, ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell will not switch to using only his last name as the moniker for his current solo project, which is tentatively due to issue its latest effort, entitled Degradation Trip, through Roadrunner Records on May 14th. Although the above-mentioned idea was reportedly ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD Axeman Rocks Out On Three Fronts

TENET, the new project featuring STRAPPING YOUNG LAD guitarist Jed Simon, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD/ex-DEATH drummer Gene Hoglan, GRIP INC. bassist Stuart Carruthers, and former SACRIFICE/current INTERZONE frontman Rob Urbinati, have finished demoing the material for the group's upcoming debut CD and are hoping to enter the studio in the next couple of months to begin ...

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CHUCK SCHULDINER's Estate vs. Allbeat.com Pt. III

Bethann Schuldiner, the sister of and executor of late DEATH/CONTROL DENIED frontman Chuck Schuldiner's estate, has issued the following response to Allbeat.com's statement regarding the alleged misappropriation of funds received from the latter's auction on Chuck's behalf: “If my suspicions are not correct, then surely Mr. Hazeart would be more than willing to ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO Lands On Frontiers, Gets Dissed By "Queen"

Former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/current TALISMAN / HUMANIMAL singer Jeff Scott Soto will likely ink a deal with Frontier Records for the release of his new solo project following his “amicable” split with the Z label earlier in the month. A fall release is expected. Meanwhile, Soto's contributions to the upcoming Queen Of The Damned movie soundtrack ...

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ANVIL Rarity Makes Splash On eBay

ANVIL mainman Lips recently commented on the existence of rare copies of the original vinyl version of ANVIL's Hard'n'Heavy LP, issued under the name LIPS, which are currently making the rounds via eBay and other auction sites (a current eBay auction has the item going for upwards of $120): “Just think: the LIPS ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Goes For "TEA" On Canadian Tour

OZZY OSBOURNE's upcoming Canadian tour in support of his latest album, Down To Earth, will include performances by THE TEA PARTY and PROJECT WYZE in the support slots. The dates are as follows: Mar. 03 - Vancouver, BC @ General Motors Place Mar. 05 - Edmonton, AB @ Skyreach Centre Mar. 07 - Winnipeg, MB ...

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LED ZEPPELIN "Break Through" In Commercial Advertising

January 22 / Associated Press As part of a new marketing campaign called Break Through to raise the profile of Cadillac's newest vehicles, the CTS, XLR, Escalade and scalade EXT, television commercials will feature the song Rock and Roll by the group LED ZEPELIN, General Motors Corp. said Tuesday. It's the first time LED ZEPPELIN ...

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