TOMMY LEE: I'm Not Stuck In A Time Warp

Tommy Lee comments on his role as frontman in his current group versus the drummer position he held in MOTLEY CRUE: "People are surprised. I know I'm a drummer by trade, but no one knows that I have been singing and playing guitar for years. I wrote and sang a lot of MOTLEY stuff on ...

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VOIVOD: New Album Progress Report

VOIVOD have reportedly completed the music and lyrics for three new songs and have rough skeletons of another two for the band's long-awaited comeback CD, which is tentatively due to be recorded in late 2002 for an early 2003 release. Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted will play bass on the CD and will produce the ...

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WICK=WAR=BURN Recruit Former PISSING RAZORS Vocalist

WICK=WAR=BURN, the El Paso, Texas-based group that features in its ranks former PISSING RAZORS guitarist Mat Lynch, have recruited ex-PISSING RAZORS vocalist Joe Rodriguez on bass and ex-INNER SANCTUM singer Leo Canava. "It's great to have Joe back in the game," reads a statement on the band's official web site. "Joe has said he is ...

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HATEBREED To Remain Four-Piece Following Guitarist Departure

HATEBREED have issued the following statement officially announcing the departure of guitarist Lou "Boulder" Richards from the group: "Lou 'Boulder' Richards has left the band. We had some of the best times of our lives and things have been going really well but his heart just wasn't in it anymore and we totally understand & ...

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TROUBLE Perform First Full-Length Shows Since Rejoining Forces

Veteran Chicago doomsters TROUBLE made a triumphant return to the live stage on May 3rd and May 4th at RockHouse USA (formerly Riley's Rock House) in Aurora, Illinois when they performed their first full-length headlining sets since reuniting with vocalist Eric Wagner early last year. By all accounts, the band was in fine form as ...

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EXODUS In Fine Form At Hometown Gig

Here is EXODUS' set list from the band's performance at The Pound in San Francisco on Saturday, May 4th: 01. The Last Act Of Defiance 02. Fabulous Disaster 03. 'Til Death Do Us Part 04. A Lesson In Violence 05. Chemi-kill 06. Seeds Of Hate 07. And Then There Were None 08. Corruption 09. Cajun ...

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SUGARCOMA To Release New Single

Britain's female-fronted act SUGARCOMA will release the second single from their upcoming album, entitled Becoming Something Else, on June 17th through Music For Nations Records. The single, entitled "Zero Star", will be accompanied by B-Sides "Stained" and "Ex", as well as the video to their previous single, "(You Drive Me) Crazy" (BRITNEY SPEARS cover). ...

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SKID ROW: New MP3 Posted Online

SKID ROW have made available for download the projected title track from their forthcoming full-length CD, tentatively entitled Thick Is The Skin, via the group's official web site at this location. In other news, the band have announced the following headlining dates: May 15 - Slidell, LA @ The Asylum May 16 - ...

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APARTMENT 26: We See Light At End Of Tunnel

Britain's APARTMENT 26—the group fronted by Biff Butler, son of BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler—have posted the following update on the band's activities via the group's official web site: "Okay, we're beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel [following a split with Hollywood Records earlier in the year]... "We've started to ...

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