NO RETURN Acquire New Bassist

French thrashers NO RETURN have acquired a 24-year-old female bassist named Olivia. As previously reported, NO RETURN and Paris-based Kodiak Records recently struck a licensing deal with Germany's Nuclear Blast Records for the international release of the group's fifth full-length CD, entitled Machinery. Recorded at Belgium's CCR Studio and mixed at Paris' Funmasters facility, the ...

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GLUECIFER Set First Single, Complete Accompanying Video

Norwegian rock'n'rollers GLUECIFER have set "Easy Living" as the first single off their new album, entitled Basement Apes, which is due to be released through SPV/Steamhammer Records on April 8th. A video for the track was recently completed with director Runar Hodne, who had previously made several films and had directed plays for the Norwegian ...

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DREAM THEATER's JOHN PETRUCCI Talks Gear

DREAM THEATER guitarist John Petrucci has posted the following message on his official web site: “Hi everybody. John here checking in from the road. It's been great to see all of my friends out in the audience each night! The tour has been going very well and most of the shows have been sold out. ...

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SEPULTURA, KRISIUN To Share Stage At ABRIL PRO ROCK Festival

SEPULTURA, KRISIUN, and ATTAQUE 77 (a punk rock band from Argentina) will perform on the main stage of the Abril Pro Rock festival on April 20th in Recife, Brazil. Appearing on the second stage at the same event will be local bands DECOMPOSED GOD, PROLE and OS CACHORROS. The shows will reportedly be alternated, allowing ...

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SEVENDUST Offer Explanation For Australian Cancellation

SEVENDUST have cited the death of guitarist John Connolly's grandmother as the reason for the cancellation of the band's Australian dates with CREED. DrummerMorgan Rose told MTV: “We're no strangers to personal compromise in meeting tour obligations, but right now was not the time. We apologize to our Australian fans who have been waiting to ...

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PUDDLE OF MUDD Singer Arrested On Domestic Violence Charges

PUDDLE OF MUDD singer Wes Scantlin and his fiancée Michelle Rubin were arrested on domestic violence charges on Sunday, March 10th after witnesses allegedly saw the couple arguing around 8:30 AM along the shoulder of Highway 126, near Piru, Calif. Both Scantlin and Rubin were released on $20,000 bail each. ...

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