PAIN Collaborate With BRITNEY SPEARS, BACKSTREET BOYS Producer On New Single

Sweden's PAIN, led by HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tagtgren, have collaborated with mega-producer Max Martin (aka Martin Sandberg—i.e. BRITNEY SPEARS, BACKSTREET BOYS, CELINE DION) and Per Aldeheim (i.e. DEF LEPPARD, LAMBRETTA) on the second single from the group's just-released third CD, Nothing Remains The Same. Entitled “Just Hate Me”, the track—which was co-written by Martin/Aldeheim and ...

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METALLICA's Collaboration With JA RULE To Surface In May

METALLICA's much-talked-about collaboration with rapper JA RULE and producer Swizz Beatz will come in the shape of a track called "We Did It Again", which will surface on May 14th via Ghetto Stories, a Dreamworks Records hip-hop compilation helmed by Beatz. The METALLICA track will reportedly be the only rock cut on the album, which ...

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CADAVERIA Ink Deal With Scarlet, Set To Release Debut CD In March

Italy's CADAVERIA, featuring former OPERA IX vocalist Cadaveria and ex-OPERA IX drummer/NECRODEATH vocalist Marçelo Santos (aka Flegias), have signed with Scarlet Records. CADAVERIA's debut album for the label, entitled The Shadows' Madame, was recorded at Capt. Woofer Studios with producer John DNA and contains the following seven cuts: 01. Spell 02. Declaration of Spiritual Independence ...

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ONE MINUTE SILENCE Split With V2 (Allegedly), Seek New Label Home

Britain's ONE MINUTE SILENCE are strongly rumored to have parted ways with V2 Records following the disappointing sales performance of the group's last studio CD, 2000's Buy Now…Saved Later. The group are presently shopping recently-recorded material to various labels in hopes of releasing their third album before the end of the summer. Among the tentative ...

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CELTIC FROST Reunion Official, New CD On The Way

Despite former CELTIC FROST mainman Tom Fischer's previous statements to the contrary, the much-rumored reunion of the Swiss avant-garde metal act is very much in the planning stages and the group's comeback album should surface before the end of the year or in early 2003. Fischer recently spoke to Metaluk.com about the upcoming ...

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TRACY G To Record Solo CD, Make Tribute Appearances

Former DIO/WORLD WAR III guitarist Tracy G is at his recording studio working on a solo CD, to be issued later in the year. Among the musicians featured on the recordings is bassist Leon Randolph (aka Randy Wilde). In other news, Tracy G will be donating a track from his upcoming solo CD to the ...

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JERRY CANTRELL's "Degradation" Track Listing Finalized!

ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell has finalized the track listing for Degradation Trip, the axeman's first solo CD under his deal with Roadrunner Records. Tentatively due to be issued on May 14th, Degradation Trip will include the following songs: 01. Psychotic Break (4:08) 02. Bargain Basement Howard Hughes (5:36) 03. Anger Rising (6:15) 04. ...

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MARILYN MANSON To Appear On "Damned" Soundtrack!

Marilyn Manson recently entered a Los Angeles, CA area studio to record vocals for a track composed by KORN frontman Jonathan Davis and Richard Gibbs (OINGO BOINGO) for the upcoming Queen Of The Damned soundtrack, which is tentatively due to be released on February 19th. Manson provided vocals on the song "Redeemer", according to the ...

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