SLAYER Cancel Rescheduled Shows, No New Dates Announced

SLAYER have cancelled the two rescheduled Southern California dates (originally postponed due to the recent passing of frontman Tom Araya's father) and no new dates have yet been announced, according to the venues in question and the band's publicist. SLAYER were previously due to perform at the 4th & B in San Diego on February ...

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MINISTRY Start Work On New CD, Announce Live Album And DVD

MINISTRY have started work on the material for their debut album for the Sanctuary label, titled Animositisomina, which, according to mainman Al Jourgenson, is the word 'animosity' spelled forwards and backwards, minus the 'y.' It's double the hatred and double the time on my hands..." In the meantime, MINISTRY will be issuing a live album ...

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COL. PARKER Line Up Dates With BUDDY GUY

COL. PARKER, the Los Angeles-based band consisting of guitarist/vocalist Gilby Clarke (ex-GUNS N' ROSES), drummer Slim Jim Phantom (THE STRAY CATS), bassist Muddy Stardust (L.A. GUNS), and keyboardist Teddy Andreadis (SLASH'S SNAKEPIT), will be heading out in March for a series of gigs with legendary blues-man Buddy Guy. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 13 ...

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RAMMSTEIN Drop Off "Pledge Of Allegiance" CD

RAMMSTEIN have been dropped from the Pledge Of Allegiance live album, a documentation of last year's Pledge Of Allegiance tour co-headlined BY SYSTEM OF A DOWN and SLIPKNOT that is due to be released through Columbia Records on March 26th. The German act was to have been featured by way of the songs "Links 2 ...

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THE DIRTY AMERICANS Ink Deal With Roadrunner, Prepare Debut CD

THE DIRTY AMERICANS, featuring former WORKHORSE MOVEMENT vocalist Myron, guitarist Jeff, bassist Pete, and new drummer Jeramiah Pilbeam, have inked a deal with Roadrunner Records and are currently writing songs for their debut album, which is due later in the year. Among the tracks that are due to appear on the band's forthcoming CD are ...

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JASON NEWSTED: "I'm Not Any Closer To Rejoining METALLICA"

Ex-METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted has once again addressed the rumors of a possible reconciliation with his former bandmates by clarifying in a new MTV interview that his ongoing conversations with the remaining members of METALLICA are primarily about legal, and not musical, matters. "People keep track of every time we talk to each other," Newsted ...

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