BORKNAGAR To Record New CD In The Fall

Norway's BORKNAGAR, featuring vocalist Vintersorg of the Swedish band VINTERSORG, are currently working on new material for their as-yet-untitled sixth album, which they hope to record in the fall for an early 2003 release through Century Media Records. Described as “a continuation” of the sound and style found of last year's Empiricism, the upcoming CD ...

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PANTERA Side Project And Special Guests Get Fired Up On New Year's Eve!

PANTERA bassist Rex Brown, ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell, DROWNING POOL frontman Dave Williams and SEVENDUST vocalist Lajon Witherspoon joined GASOLINE—the metallic southern rock side project of PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell and drummer Vinnie Paul—for a cover of PANTERA's “Walk” at GASOLINE's performance at Dallas' Bronco Bowl on December 31st. According to fans that ...

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PROBOT's Dave Grohl: Lemmy Is God!

FOO FIGHTERS mainman Dave Grohl (ex-NIRVANA) recently posted a message on the band's site describing the experience of working with MOTORHEAD mastermind Lemmy on a song called "Shake Your Blood", which will appear on an upcoming album by Grohl's metal side-project PROBOT. In his diary message, Grohl makes obvious his clear admiration for the rock'n'roll ...

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DROWNING POOL, COAL CHAMBER, ILL NINO Confirmed For Jagermeister Tour

DROWNING POOL, COAL CHAMBER and ILL NINO are set to join forces for the upcoming Jagermeister Music US Tour, which is tentatively scheduled to start on March 8th in Florida and run until sometime in late April. The Jagermeister-sponsored trek will mark COAL CHAMBER's first live performances since April 2000 and will include an as-yet-undetermined ...

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MACHINE HEAD Win Trademark Lawsuit, Reschedule Dates

MACHINE HEAD announced a favorable and decisive ruling by the United States District Court, Northern District of California, in the band's trademark case against Dewey Global Holding, Inc., a commercial sound design company based in Venice, California, which also conducts business under the name MACHINE HEAD (the same company that has registered the web domain ...

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SKINLAB's "reVOLT" Gets Pushed Back To May!

SKINLAB have changed the title of their forthcoming third full-length CD from tHE reVOLTING ROOM: dISTURBING tHE aRT oF eXPRESSION to reVOLT, and have pushed back its release date to May in order to enable the group's record company, Century Media, to more effectively set up the album's marketing campaign. reVOLT was recently mixed with ...

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SLIPKNOT's Clown Gets Sentimental

SLIPKNOT percussionist Shawn “The Clown” Crahan has penned the following note “in response to the concern and love that SLIPKNOT's fans have shown toward his wife as she was battling Crohne's Disease (as reported by Kerrang! magazine): "I want to take the time to say to everyone, on a personal level, that everything in my ...

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DREAM THEATER: More US Dates Announced

DREAM THEATER have announced further show additions to their upcoming An Evening With DREAM THEATER — World Tourbulence 2002 US tour, which is scheduled to begin in March. The confirmed dates so far are as follows: Mar. 08 - Los Angeles, CA @ Wiltern Theater Mar. 09 - San Francisco, CA @ Warfield Theater Mar. ...

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FATES WARNING: Possible DVD, Covers/Rare CD On The Way

FATES WARNING guitarist Jim Matheos has posted the following update on the band's activities via the group's official message board on December 30th: “Hi everybody, “Just wanted to wish everyone a happy and prosperous new year. “Looks like the plan is for FATES to start writing for the next record in mid to late '02 ...

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NONEXIST: More MP3 Clips Up For Grabs!

Sweden's NONEXIST, the new band of former ARCH ENEMY frontman Johan Liiva, have made available for download MP3 clips of the tracks “Phantoms” and “Ebony Tower” at the following locations: 01. Phantoms 02. Ebony Tower Both songs come off the group's debut album, entitled Deus Deceptor, which is tentatively due to ...

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