SKINLAB's ESQUIVEL Recounts SOIL, HEADSTRONG Tour Shenanigans

SKINLAB frontman Steev Esquivel recently commented on the shenanigans that took place on the final night of the group's US tour with SOIL and HEADSTRONG, which took place on Monday, April 1st in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Stated Esquivel, “it was April Fools day, so we had to start early with our fun stuff. First off, our ...

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Former CHUM Members Resurface In HYATARI

HYATARI is a newly-formed audio/visual venture conceived and executed by guitarist Mac Walker and bassist Chris Tackett, formerly of Huntington, West Virginia artists CHUM (Century Media), and electronic composer/DJ Brett Fuller. Blending elements from metal to noise to psychedelic, the HYATARI project “attempts to challenge genre specifications while retaining a cohesive yet expansive foundation”. For ...

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NONPOINT Guitarist To Produce SUNSET BLACK CD

NONPOINT guitarist Andy Goldman will be entering the studio in mid-April with SUNSET BLACK to do some pre-production work for the latter act's forthcoming Belier Bros./ MCA Record debut. NONPOINT's recently-completed new album, entitled Development, is set for a June 25th release through MCA Records. ...

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EARSHOT Line Up Dates With KID ROCK

Los Angeles-based EARSHOT will be supporting KID ROCK at the following dates: Apr. 06 - Los Angeles, CA - Universal Ampitheatre Apr. 07 - San Jose, CA - Compaq Center Apr. 11 - Las Vegas, NV - The Joint (Hard Rock Hotel) Apr. 12 - Salt Lake City, UT - E-Center Apr. 13 - Denver, ...

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MARILYN MANSON Slapped With Wrongful Death Lawsuit

A wrongful death suit has been filed against MARILYN MANSON by the mother of actor Keanu Reeves' late girlfriend Jennifer Syme accusing the frontman of supplying her daughter with cocaine and encouraging her to drive while inebriated. Maria St. John reportedly claims that MANSON supplied 28-year-old Syme with various quantities of an illegal controlled substance ...

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ANDREW WK To Replace CORNELL/RAGE At OZZFEST 2002?!

ANDREW WK (full name: Andrew Wilkes-Krier), whose backing band includes former OBITUARY drummer Donald D.T. Tardy, has been invited by Ozzfest organizers to fill the slot vacated by the unnamed group featuring ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell and members of RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, according to MTV.com. ANDREW WK has not yet accepted the invitation, but ...

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