BUCKCHERRY Part Ways With Drummer Devon Glenn

Unconfirmed reports are indicating that BUCKCHERRY drummer Devon Glenn has quit the band. If true, Glenn's departure will mark the third time a member of the group has exited in the last year, following guitarist Yogi's resignation in October and bassist Jonathan (J.B.) Brightman's departure in August of 2001. No official statement has yet been ...

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EXCITER's Ricci Confirms Vocalist Departure, Band Hiatus

After several months of silence, EXCITER guitarist John Ricci has finally confirmed via the group's official web site that vocalist Jacques Blanger has left the group. According to Ricci, Jacques has quit the band because of 'creative differences'he feels, that he is 'musically confined' in EXCITER's original, aggressive style. No replacement has yet been found ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION Replace Guitarist (Again), Line Up Euro Gigs

Holland's WITHIN TEMPTATION have parted ways with guitarist Jelle Bakker (ex-FROZEN SUN) less than six months after he joined the group as a replacement for Michiel Papenhoven (who left to focus on a web-design career). In Bakker's place, the band have recruited Ruud Jolie (i.e. BROTHERHOOD FOUNDATION, VALS LICHT), who recently appeared as a guest ...

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GOD DETHRONED Commence New CD, Plot US Trek

Dutch death metallers GOD DETHRONED are planning to enter the studio during the summer to record their next CD, which is tentatively due at the end of the year. In the meantime, plans exist for the band to embark on an American tour before the upcoming sessions. More information will be available in the coming ...

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CHARON Get "Downhearted" In Finland

Finland's CHARON will celebrate the January 28th release of their third album, entitled Downhearted, by playing the following gigs in their home country: Feb. 07 - Raahe, FIN @ Gina Feb. 15 - Turku, FIN @ Säätämö Feb. 16 - Evijärvi, FIN @ Ns-Talo Feb. 20 - Helsinki, FIN @ Tavastia Feb. 21 - Kouvola, ...

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Former NAILBOMB/FUDGE TUNNEL Frontman Bounces Back With THEORY OF RUIN

San Francisco noisy three-piece THEORY OF RUIN, featuring former NAILBOMB/FUDGE TUNNEL guitarist/vocalist Alex Newport, are scheduled to enter Tiny Telephone Studios later this month to begin work on their debut full-length release, due out through Anaheim, California's Elastic Records in late spring. In the meantime, you can catch the band performing live at the following ...

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