LIMP BIZKIT's Durst Gets Pied: The Photographic Evidence!

Congratulations are in order for Oregon native Richard Petrillo, who hit LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst in the back of the head with a coconut cream pie on January 13th in Clackamas, Oregon (to view photographic evidence of this glorious occasion, click here). According to reports, LIMP BIZKIT were returning from lunch to ...

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NILE To Record Third CD In February

Acclaimed death metallers NILE will enter Soundlab Studios in Columbia, South Carolina with producer Bob Moore on February 15th to begin recording their third album for Relapse Records, tentatively entitled In Their Darkened Shrines. A July release is expected. In other news, NILE will appear at this year's New England Metal Festival, which is set ...

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THE REJECTS Acquire New Drummer

THE REJECTS, a long-running project featuring vocalist Dizzy Reject, SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison (on guitars), and STATIC-X/ex-DOPE guitarist Tripp Eisen, have acquired drummer Katie Scabs to replace former GENITORTURERS skinsman Racci Shay, who recently left the group. Expect a summer release for THE REJECTS upcoming debut album, which has already been recorded and is likely ...

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KUSH Postpone Hollywood Appearance (Again)

To add to the confusion regarding the next live appearance of KUSH, the long-running project of FEAR FACTORY bassist Christian Olde Wolbers, FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera, DEFTONES guitarist Stephen Carpenter and CYPRESS HILL frontman B-Real, the group's previously announced Whiskey show in Hollywood, California, originally slated for January 20th, then moved to January 21st, ...

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GRAVE To Issue "Back From The Grave" In June

Reunited Swedish death metallers GRAVE have completed work on eight songs for their forthcoming comeback CD, tentatively entitled Back From The Grave, and are scheduled to enter Stockholm's Sunlight Studios in February with producer Tomas Skogsberg (i.e. ENTOMBED, DISMEMBER, BACKYARD BABIES, etc.) to record the album for a June release through Century Media Records. Described ...

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DOWN Set Sophomore Album Title, Plan Live Appearances

New Orleans supergroup DOWN, who feature in their ranks PANTERA's Philip Anselmo (vocals), C.O.C.'s Pepper Keenan (guitars), EYEHATEGOD's Jimmy Bower (drums), PANTERA's Rex Brown (bass) and CROWBAR's Kirk Windstein (guitars), have reportedly set Down II: Bustle In The Hedgerow as the title of their forthcoming sophomore effort, which is due to be issued through Elektra ...

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OVERKILL Ink Deal With Spitfire Records

Veteran New York metallers OVERKILL have officially signed to Spitfire Records after releasing one album, Bloodletting, on the Metal-Is label, according to Digital Metal. Initial plans for OVERKILL are to issue a live album and DVD that's expected to follow in the footsteps of 1988's F.ck You EP and 1995's Wrecking Your Neck ...

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ECHOBRAIN Online Chat Scheduled

ECHOBRAIN members Jason Newsted (bass, ex-METALLICA), Brian Sagrafena (drums) and Dylan Donkin (guitars/vocals) will be in the ECHOBRAIN chat room on Friday, January 18th at 6 PM. To partake in the discussion, click here. ...

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