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CORNELL/RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE: The Exclusive Preview

Contrary to recent reports, the as-yet-untitled project featuring former SOUNDGARDEN vocalist Chris Cornell and members of RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE is not set for a late summer release on Epic Records — or any other date — according to Allstar, who cited a spokesperson for the label as the source of the information. Meanwhile, a ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS Frontman Passes Away At Age 34

The following article was posted at Seattletimes.com: A body was removed last night from the University District residence of Layne Staley, lead singer and guitarist for the Seattle grunge band ALICE IN CHAINS. KOMO-TV, citing an unidentified source, said the body was that of Staley, 34. A King County medical-examiner's investigator said his ...

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ANDREW WK To Replace CORNELL/RAGE At OZZFEST 2002?!

ANDREW WK (full name: Andrew Wilkes-Krier), whose backing band includes former OBITUARY drummer Donald D.T. Tardy, has been invited by Ozzfest organizers to fill the slot vacated by the unnamed group featuring ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell and members of RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, according to MTV.com. ANDREW WK has not yet accepted the invitation, but ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's Manager Confirms Singer's Departure From Supergroup

Jim Guerinot, the manager of ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell, has confirmed that the singer has left the new supergroup he formed with former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE members Tim Commerford (bass), Brad Wilk (drums), and Tom Morello (guitar). The unnamed band had originally started work on their never-completed debut album early last year and were ...

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PANTERA's ANSELMO: "Enough Is Enough"

PANTERA frontman Philip Anselmo has sensationally hinted to the Dutch Aardschok magazine that he may quit the Texas metal act before another studio album is recorded. In the March 2002 issue of the publication, Anselmo states that “PANTERA was my home for many, many years. I don't have a problem with anyone in the band. ...

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TOOL/CIVILIAN Summer Outing Rumored

Unsubstantiated rumors indicate that the new band of former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE members Tim Commerford (bass), Brad Wilk (drums), and Tom Morello (guitar), along with ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell—who are reportedly calling themselves CIVILIAN—will be making their first live appearances this spring/summer as the support act for TOOL. CIVILIAN's Rick Rubin-produced debut CD is ...

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