METHODS OF MAYHEM:

METHODS OF MAYHEM, led by former MOTLEY CRUE drummer Tommy Lee, have set Never A Dull Moment as the title to their sophomore CD, which is due in stores on May 21st through MCA Records. The track listing for the effort is shaping up as follows: 01. Afterglow 02. Body Architects 03. Higher 04. Sunday ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Trio Reunite On New CD!

Former GUNS N' ROSES members Slash (guitar), Izzy Stradlin (guitar) and Duff McKagan (bass) have collaborated on Stradlin's new solo album, which is due to be issued via the Internet in late spring. Slash, who played guitar on the entire record, reportedly penned three of the album's cuts, while Stradlin (who also does all lead ...

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SOULFLY/MEDICATION Drummer Produces Latest From TWO HIT CREEPER

SOULFLY/MEDICATION drummer Roy Mayorga has produced a new recording for Los Angeles-based TWO HIT CREEPER, whose musical style was previously described by ORGY vocalist Jay Gordon as death accordion rock. Gordon was due to co-produce TWO HIT CREEPER's debut CD for his Division 1 label, but it is presently unclear if those plans will come ...

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TURA SATANA One-Off Reunion This Friday!

TURA SATANA will stage a one-off reunion at the stroke of midnight at the January 18th show of MY RUIN (featuring former TURA SATANA frontwoman Tairrie B) at the Troubadour in Hollywood. Also scheduled to appear on the bill are SINDER, HOTWIRE, M PURE, and GLITCH. ...

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PITCHSHIFTER Master New CD, Confirm 2000 AD Appearance

PITCHSHIFTER completed the first leg of mastering for their upcoming P.S.I. CD yesterday at Portland, Maine's Gateway facility with Bob Ludwig (who mastered the group's www.pitchshifter.com record), and will take the mastered tunes back to Nottingham in order to insert in-between song interludes and perform additional touch-ups before the final mastering session takes place. P.S.I. ...

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ENTOMBED, WITCHERY, Others Join 2000 DECIBEL Bill

ENTOMBED, WITCHERY, MANINNYA BLADE, DREAM EVIL and HUMAN RACE have been added to the list of artists performing at 2000 Decibel festival, which is scheduled to be held on May 18th in Bengtsfors, Sweden (180 km north of Gothenburg). The confirmed acts so far are as follows: ENTOMBED WITCHERY MANINNYA BLADE DREAM EVIL HUMAN RACE ...

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NICKELBACK, STP, KID ROCK Get Certified!

NICKELBACK's Silver Side Up has been certified triple-platinum for sales in excess of three millions copies in the US. Also recently certified were STONE TEMPLE PILOTS' Core (1992), which has passed the eight-million mark in sales, and KID ROCK's Cocky, which has shifted over one million units since its November 20th release. ...

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Former ANTHRAX Men To Launch New Band

Former ANTHRAX guitarist Dan Spitz and vocalist Joey Belladonna are reportedly collaborating in an as-yet-unnamed new project. No further details are presently available about the rest of the group's line-up or the band's future plans. ...

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BUCKCHERRY Confirm Drummer Departure, Plan New CD

BUCKCHERRY have confirmed via the group's official web site that drummer Devon Glenn has left the band. No reason was given for Glenn's departure, but a brief statement from the act indicates that no auditions for Devon's replacement are currently planned. Singer Josh Todd and guitarist Keith Nelson are said to be carrying on with ...

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