POISONBLACK Launch Singer Search

Finland's POISONBLACK (formerly SHADOWLANDS) — the new band featuring SENTENCED vocalist Ville Laihiala (on guitar) and CHARON frontman Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto — are currently searching for a new singer in the wake of Leppäluoto's announcement that he will leave the band following their upcoming European tour. Interested parties can send a demo to following address: POISONBLACK ...

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FRED DURST And HALLE BERRY Becoming Pals

The New York Post reports Halle Berry and Fred Durst have become fast friends after shooting the video for LIMP BIZKIT's cover of THE WHO's "Behind Blue Eyes". "They kiss for like 40 seconds," a spy said. "So basically, to get that shot right, Fred and Halle had to kiss for hours." And now the ...

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FINNTROLL To Enter Studio In November, Demo Preview Posted Online

FINNTROLL will enter Sundicoop Studio in Savonlinna, Finland in November to begin recording their new album, tentatively due in the spring. "At this point we have 30 minutes of material," said keyboardist Trollhorn. The music is the best we've ever made, as usual. Combining the melodies of 'Jaktens Tid', the rawness and sheer maliciousness from ...

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Islamists Urge Malaysia To Stop LINKIN PARK Concert

Malaysia's Islamist opposition urged the government on Thursday to ban LINKIN PARK from performing in the capital, saying it could lead to moral decay, according to Reuters. The hip-hop hard-rock band is due to perform on October 15 in Kuala Lumpur, capital of the mostly Muslim country, as part of a three-nation Asian tour that ...

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New LIMP BIZKIT Guitarist Explains How He Landed Gig

LIMP BIZKIT guitarist Mike Smith recently spoke to Australia's The Daily Telegraph about the chain of events that led to his joining the group in April of this year. According to Smith, his destiny took its course when the now-defunct band SNOT were invited to tour on Ozzfest in 1998, which featured LIMP BIZKIT as ...

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VADER Singer's Solo Project To Record New Promo CD

PANZER X, the solo project of VADER vocalist/guitarist Peter, are tentatively scheduled to enter Studio X in Olsztyn, Poland in November/December to record a three-song demo. Although the band's lineup has yet to be solidified, the vocal duties will likely be handled by Grzegorz Kupczyk (CETI, TURBO). No further information is available at this time. ...

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