FLOWING TEARS To Support TIAMAT, MOONSPELL

Germany's FLOWING TEARS have been confirmed as the opening act on the upcoming TIAMAT/MOONSPELL European tour, which is set to take place during March/April. FLOWING TEARS' brand new studio album, entitled Serpentine, was produced by GRIP INC. guitarist Waldemar Sorychta at Woodhouse Studios in Hagen, Germany, and will be issued through Century Media Records on ...

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HUGHES TURNER PROJECT European Release Date Set

HTP (HUGHES TURNER PROJECT), the long-awaited collaboration between former DEEP PURPLE/BLACK SABBATH vocalist Glenn Hughes and ex-RAINBOW/DEEP PURPLE singer Joe Lynn Turner, will release its debut CD through MTM Music in Europe on March 18th. The album is set to be issued in Japan on February 6th. ...

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KISS Drummer Gets Prison Time

Original KISS drummer Peter Criss will make an appearance in tonight's episode of the HBO prison drama Oz, which kicks off its fifth season at 10 PM EST. Criss is playing the role of convict Martin Montgomery who has beef with Dean Winters' character, Ryan O'Reily, and he is scheduled to be in two more ...

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VADER Set To Issue "Epitaph" In May

Polish death metal legends VADER are scheduled to enter Red Studio (the same studio where the group's Litany and Reign Forever World CDs were recorded) with producer with Piotr Lukaszewski during February to begin work on their upcoming CD, tentatively entitled Epitaph, for a May 26th release. The band's first CD with ex-HUNTER four-stringer Simon ...

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MOTLEY CRUE's Sixx Takes It "In The Chops"!

MOTLEY CRUE bassist/mainman Nikki Sixx has just had a vasectomy and has chosen to speak out about it. Sort of. Here's Sixx describing his, eh, newfound condition: Well this old bird dogFinally took it in the chops Well, not exactly the chopsbut there was chopping involved (not cocaine, you sickos). Ah, the glory of yesterday ...

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THERAPY? Drummer Moves On

THERAPY? drummer Graham Hopkins has left the band for undisclosed reasons. According to an official statement from the group, "the split was entirely amicable and Andy, Michael and Martin wish Graham every success in his future endeavors. THERAPY? themselves plan to bring you all a bigger, better musical experience in 2002. Hopkins' replacement is ...

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PITCHSHIFTER Part Ways With Live Rhythm Guitarist

PITCHSHIFTER's live rhythm guitarist for the past two years, Matt Grundy, has left the group. According to PITCHSHIFTER vocalist J.S. Clayden, Matt was with us for the last two years and it has been our pleasure to have him along for the ride. There is no animosity between Matt and PITCHSHIFTER, it's simply time for ...

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STUCK MOJO Reunion Photos Online

A collection of photos taken at STUCK MOJO's reunion gig at Atlanta's The Cotton Club on December 31st will shortly be available for viewing at this location. Due to the site's hosting restrictions, however, a message of "temporarily unavailable" may appear if too many people access it within a certain period of time, ...

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MEGADETH's Ellefson To Appear At NAMM

MEGADETH bassist Dave Ellefson will be at the NAMM show in Los Angeles on Friday, January 18th signing autographs at the Peavey booth, as a way to give back to them since they have been most gracious to me over the last several years helping me to sound thunderous, the four-stringer explained. It's also a ...

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