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WADE BLACK Leaves SEVEN WITCHES

Former CRIMSON GLORY singer Wade Black has left SEVEN WITCHES due to "personal and business related matters within the band". Here is the frontman's official statement on his departure and his future plans: "At this time I would like to make a few announcements regarding my current and future projects. First off I will no ...

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Former NOCTURNUS Duo Enlist ex-CRIMSON GLORY Singer For New Band

Former NOCTURNUS guitarist Mike Davis and bassist/vocalist Emo Mowery have enlisted SEVEN WITCHES/ex-CRIMSON GLORY singer Wade Black for their as-yet-unnamed new project, according to an update issued by Season Of Mist Records. The new group will reportedly be "much more aggressive and versatile" than NOCTURNUS, according to Mowery. ...

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KORN Frontman Auctions Tickets To Exclusive Performance

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis successfully auctioned three tickets to the band's exclusive performance on May 29th at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles on the charity auction site Startrader.com. The winning bidder was Heather Osborne of San Diego who ended up paying $211 to see the show. Melissa Paul, assistant director of development for ...

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AEROSMITH To Appear At R&R Convention, Hit Movie Theaters

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler and bassist Tom Hamilton will appear in an intimate setting to discuss their careers and perspectives on the music industry in a general session on Friday, June 14th at R&R Convention 2002. At the R&R session, Steven and Tom will debut the studio tracks from AEROSMITH's forthcoming album and play the ...

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KORN's JONATHAN DAVIS To Open Killer Museum

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis is currently working with artist Phil Coleman and architect Arthur Rosenblatt to create a museum in Los Angeles to house his extensive collection of serial killer memorabilia, according to MTV.com. Davis has reportedly been buying mass murderer art and artifacts for several years, and has amassed a series of works owned ...

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KORN To Issue DVD Next Month

KORN's upcoming DVD, entitled Deuce, will be released on June 11th—the same day as the group's brand new CD, Untouchables, according to www.kornweb.com. The DVD package will reportedly contain two discs—one containing the original Who Then Now? release and a second disc featuring the new program Deuce. Deuce includes footage from all KORN ...

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KORN Add Dates To "Tour With No Name"

KORN have tacked on 11 new dates to their Tour With No Name trek (also featuring PUDDLE OF MUDD and DEADSY), scheduled to start June 20 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. The confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 20 - Wilkes-Barre, PA @ First Union Arena Jun. 21 - Hartford, CT @ Hartford Civic Center Jun. 23 ...

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Former ANTHRAX Frontman Gets Busy On The Side

Former ANTHRAX vocalist Neil Turbin has been collaborating with drummer Jonathan Valen on an as-yet-undisclosed project. Neil and Jonathan first met back in 1985 through Lucy Forbes of Rock Congress. In other news, Turbin recently joined guitarist Mitch Perry (i.e. MSG, TALAS, 7% SOLUTION) onstage at a Los Angeles club for a rendition of the ...

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KORN: How We Managed To Spend $4 Million Making "Untouchables"

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis and bassist Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu recently did their best to explain to Britain's Kerrang! magazine how they managed to rack up $4 million in production costs for their forthcoming CD, Untouchables. Here are their statements, as quoted by Kerrang!: Fieldy: "We moved to Phoenix and rented five houses for $10,000 apiece ...

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NOCTURNUS Split UpAgain

Veteran Florida metallers NOCTURNUS have reportedly disbanded once again following the departure of guitarist Mike Davis and bassist/vocalist Emo Mowery due to unspecified "differences". At the time of the group's split, NOCTURNUS had just completed work on a new demo and were preparing to record a new studio album. Emo and Mike are expected to ...

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NOCTURNUS Split Up—Again

Veteran Florida metallers NOCTURNUS have reportedly disbanded once again following the departure of guitarist Mike Davis and bassist/vocalist Emo Mowery due to unspecified "differences". At the time of the group's split, NOCTURNUS had just completed work on a new demo and were preparing to record a new studio album. Emo and Mike are expected to ...

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SLIPKNOT: What's In A Name?!

The following article was authored by Erik Missio and originally posted by Canada's ChartAttack.com on Friday, May 3rd: Speaking on a stereotypical basis, hardcore SLIPKNOT fans are usually thought of as being only slightly above INSANE CLOWN POSSE devotees when it comes to criteria like maturity, literacy, individuality and hygiene (before we get ...

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KORN Frontman Denies Marriage To Former Adult Film Star

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis has refuted reports that he has married former adult film star Devon Davis. Speaking to Britain's Kerrang! magazine, Jonathan stated that marriage always f.cks everything up. I don't think you need a piece of paper in front of a priest to say you love each other. We're practically married now. [Devon] ...

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KORN's JONATHAN DAVIS: "Untouchables" Is Our Masterpiece

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis on the group's upcoming Untouchables CD, as quoted by Billboard magazine: It's our masterpiece. It's more than just a progression from our last album. It's the absolute best work we're capable of right now. We've poured everything we have into these songs. Everything has been amped up to the max. We ...

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DEADSY Enlist LIMP BIZKIT's DURST To Direct First Video

DEADSY, featuring frontman P. Exeter Blue I (aka Elijah Blue, son of actress/singer Cher and Gregg Allman), shot a video for the track "The Key to Gramercy Park" at Hayvenhurst Studios in Van Nuys, California with LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst in the director's chair. The song, which comes off the group's long-delayed Commencement CD, ...

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KORN: When Things Don't Work Out As Planned

Quote of the day belongs to KORN's Jonathan Davis, who recently had the following to say to www.canoe.ca on the subject of allowing journalists to hear advance copies of the group's new record, Untouchables, prior to the album's release: “Our albums have been leaked so many times from journalists getting advanced CDs, so ...

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KORN Frontman Speaks Out On Rights Of Recording Artists

KORN and the group's management The Firm are reportedly backing legislators and the Recording Artists Coalition (RAC) who favor more equitable contracts for recording artists. KORN were originally scheduled to perform as part of the block of concerts scheduled in the Los Angeles area in support of the RAC, but the show was eventually pulled ...

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PEARL JAM To Leave Epic Records?

According to the New York Daily News, PEARL JAM are looking to leave Epic Records and are in talks with J Records about signing a new deal with the label. J head honcho Clive Davis has reportedly been talking with the Seattle band about the move. At press time, no official announcement had yet been ...

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"Queen Of The Damned" Track Listing Announced

The Queen Of The Damned soundtrack, which features material co-written by KORN frontman Jonathan Davis and former OINGO BOINGO keyboardist Richard Gibbs and is due to be issued through Warner Bros. Records on February 19th, will contain the following track listing: 01. Wayne Static of STATIC-X - "Not Meant For Me" 02. David Draiman of ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO Lands On Frontiers, Gets Dissed By "Queen"

Former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/current TALISMAN / HUMANIMAL singer Jeff Scott Soto will likely ink a deal with Frontier Records for the release of his new solo project following his “amicable” split with the Z label earlier in the month. A fall release is expected. Meanwhile, Soto's contributions to the upcoming Queen Of The Damned movie soundtrack ...

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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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