SYSTEMATIC Update: Bostaph "Not Officially Confirmed" As Member

A representative from the management company who handle both SYSTEMATIC and SLAYER, among other acts, has contacted BLABBERMOUTH.NET to inform us that, contrary to statements made by former SLAYER drummer Paul Bostaph at his appearance with SYSTEMATIC on New Year's Eve, the drummer has yet to be officially confirmed as a member of the latter ...

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Former SLAYER Drummer Joins SYSTEMATIC!

Former SLAYER drummer Paul Bostaph has officially joined San Francisco Bay Area metallers SYSTEMATIC, BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal. Bostaph is no stranger to the SYSTEMATIC guys, having played with the latter band's guitarist Adam Ruppell in a previous project prior to re-joining SLAYER in 1996. Paul, who has reportedly chopped off most of his long ...

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MEGADETH Official "Killing..." Track Listing Unveiled

MEGADETH have officially confirmed via their web site that the group's upcoming re-mastered version of their 1985 debut CD, Killing Is My BusinessAnd Business Is Good!, will contain the band's rendition of the Nancy Sinatra classic These Boots. However, it appears that the version of the song that will find its way onto the reissue ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's Durst: Raking In The Bucks

According to The New York Daily News, LIMP BIZKIT singer Fred Durst has put his 6,000-square-foot Bel Air, California pad on the market for just under $4 million, a little more than he paid for the house when he bought it in the fall. ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Get Conceptual On "Damnation And A Day"

CRADLE OF FILTH's forthcoming debut CD for the Sony label has a working title of Damnation And A Day, and will be another conceptual work (in the vein of Cruelty & The Beast). At the moment, CRADLE OF FILTH are scheduled to demo several of the new tracks at New Rising Studios in Peldon, UK ...

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Former KISS Axeman Takes STAND Down Under

Former KISS axeman Bruce Kulick has chosen reportedly chosen Melbourne's STAND to be his backing band for his upcoming Australian tour, according to Australia's Undercover. The STAND/Kulick relationship apparently goes back to 1998 when the Australian group opened for ESP, the band made up of ex-KISS and MOTLEY CRUE members. Commented STAND drummer ...

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DYNAMO OPEN AIR FESTIVAL: Future Uncertain

Holland's famed Dynamo Open Air Festival is once again in danger of being cancelled, possibly permanently, according to an update posted at Britain's Live4Metal. After the organization of the festival was taken over by the biggest Dutch promoter, Mojo Concerts, a couple of years back, a new site was announced in 2001 that ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Bassist To Make UK Live Appearance

Former LED ZEPPELIN bassist John Paul Jones and his band will be appearing in a benefit concert in aid of the Mines Advisory Group at The Lyric Theatre at The Lowry in Manchester, UK on Sunday, January 27th. The concert, dubbed Guitars Against Landmines, has been organized by singer/songwriter Julie Felix in conjunction with the ...

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LYNCH/PILSON Project: "Exceeding Expectations"

Former DOKKEN bassist Jeff Pilson and guitarist George Lynch will be getting back together in a week or so to begin finishing up the songwriting sessions for the debut CD from their as-yet-unnamed new band. According to Pilson, we hope to be done with everything by March and, depending on the record label, etc., have ...

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