L.A. GUNS Cancel New Year's Eve Gig, Prepare Next CD

L.A. GUNS' previously scheduled show at The Pound in San Francisco, which was set to take place tonight, December 31st, has been cancelled due to poor ticket sales. In other news, L.A. GUNS are hoping to begin recording their next studio CD in February for a tentative June release. A European tour in the spring ...

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MARILYN MANSON: Victim Of Identity Theft?

MARILYN MANSON's official web site has posted the following message: “Any postings on the bulletin boards past or present using the MARILYN MANSON name and icon are not from MARILYN MANSON.” It isn't clear why the webmaster waited two years to produce this information, but if true, it's an interesting revelation that undermines the authenticity ...

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MacAlpine Gets In The RING

RING OF FIRE, the new band of former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN vocalist Mark Boals, have parted ways with guitarist George Bellas due to the latter's inability to “fulfill the requirements of the band," according to a statement from Boals. In Bellas' place, RING OF FIRE have enlisted legendary axeman Tony MacAlpine, who will join the group ...

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SINERGY Release Dates Revealed

SINERGY's latest studio effort, entitled Suicide By My Side, will be released in Finland on January 7th, the rest of Europe on January 14th, Japan on January 23rd and North America on February 5th. ...

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DANZIG Rock The House At Hollywood's The Whiskey

Here is the set list (in no particular order) for DANZIG's performance at the Whiskey in Hollywood, California on Friday, December 28th (the group played at The Roxy in Hollywood the following night): 01. Godless 02. 7th House 03. Possession 04. How The Gods Kill 05. LiberSkull (new) 06. It's Coming Down 07. Until You ...

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BROKEN HOPE To Record New CD In January

Illinois death metallers BROKEN HOPE have amicably parted ways with Martyr Music Group and are currently seeking a new record label. "The album has been written since last spring and we are eager to finally get it recorded," guitarist Brian Griffin commented. According to the group's official web site, drummer Jeff Bumgardner has re-located to ...

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CRISIS Become SKULLSICK NATION

After nearly a decade on the scene, Los Angeles-based, female-fronted metallers CRISIS have changed their name to SKULLSICK NATION. According to guitarist Jwyanza, the name change is due to the fact that "the band has just gone through so many changes over the last four years since [we put out our last CD] The Hollowing ...

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