ROYAL HUNT To Issue Japanese "Best Of" CD

ROYAL HUNT will issue a compilation CD entitled On The Mission 2002 The Very Best Of ROYAL HUNT via their Japanese label Teichiku Records on May 15th. The album will include the following track listing: 01. Flight 02. Land of Broken Hearts 03. Martial Arts 04. Clown in the Mirror 05. Epilogue 06. Time 07. ...

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BROKEN HOPE To Issue New CD Under Different Name, Band Future Uncertain

Longtime Illinois death metallers BROKEN HOPE have decided to issue their latest CD, tentatively entitled Flesh Mechanic, under a different name following internal disagreements that have delayed the album's completion. Here's an official statement on the matter as posted on the group's official web site: With only the vocal tracking and mixing left for BROKEN ...

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KREATOR Announce Upcoming Gigs, Continue Work On Live CD/DVD

German thrashers KREATOR will play their first-ever Korean show as part of the soccer World Cup, and will film the event for an upcoming live DVD. Also in the works is the band's fourth South American tour, which is scheduled to take place in August and will cover such countries as Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Mexico, ...

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PAPA ROACH Expand Family, Receive Police Escort

PAPA ROACH frontman Jacoby Shaddix (formerly Coby Dick) and his wife are the proud parents of a baby boy. Makaile Cielo Shaddix, born on March 24th, weighed in at 7 pounds, 3 ounces. In other news, PAPA ROACH guitarist Jerry Horton recently recalled, via the group's official web site, the experience of being escorted by ...

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Former EARTHTONE9 Drummer Joins NINEDENINE

Britain's NINEDENINE have recruited ex-EARTHTONE9 drummer Si Hutchby to their ranks. The band, whose music has been described as a “raw and mature, post-grunge, classic rock sound,” are completed by Leigh Oates (vocals), Andrew Stone (guitar), and Joel Graham (bass). Si replaces Jimmy Bottomley, who recently left the group on amicable terms. Commenting on Si's ...

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TOMMY LEE Completes Video For "Hold Me Down"

Former MOTLEY CRUE drummer Tommy Lee shot a video for "Hold Me Down", the first single off his forthcoming solo CD, entitled Never A Dull Moment, on March 28th and 29th at a movie studio in Hollywood with director Dean Karr (i.e. FILTER, OZZY OSBOURNE, DEFTONES, GODSMACK). The clip, which features a newly-shorn Marty O'Brien ...

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SKINDRED Set Release Date For "Babylon"

Welsh crew SKINDRED, featuring former members of DUB WAR, have set May 13th as the European release date through BMG Records for their debut CD, entitled Babylon, which was recently produced by Howard Benson (i.e. P.O.D., SEPULTURA, MOTORHEAD, ZEBRAHEAD, etc.) and mixed by Rick Will (i.e. INCUBUS, FEAR FACTORY). Prior to the release of the ...

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