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PUDDLE OF MUDD Confirmed For ROCK GONE WILD

PUDDLE OF MUDD has been confirmed for for the inaugural Rock Gone Wild festival on August 20-23, 2009 in Algona, Iowa. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: DANGEROUS TOYS GREAT WHITE HELIX JUNKYARD KIX PUDDLE OF MUDD RHINO BUCKET SAIGON KICK SKID ROW Rock Gone Wild marks the only festival appearance for ...

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ASHES DIVIDE Split?

"Inside sources" have told The Pulse of Radio that ASHES DIVIDE, the band led by former A PERFECT CIRCLE guitarist and singer Billy Howerdel, has split up. The group, which released its debut album, "Keep Telling Myself It's Alright", last spring, has been off the radar since pulling out of a fall tour with PUDDLE ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION Inspires Veggie Burger

San Diego extreme metallers CATTLE DECAPITATION have issued the following update: "CATTLE DECAPITATION BURGERS! "You heard that right! Tucked away in San Diego's South Park community is Hamilton's Pub and Café who now boast a delicious veggie burger called the 'Cattle Decapitation!' "Inspired by the local veggie gore band of the same name, the burger's ...

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AUSTRIAN DEATH MACHINE To Release Christmas Single

AUSTRIAN DEATH MACHINE — the side project of AS I LAY DYING singer Tim Lambesis — will release a Christmas single featuring a rendition of the holiday classic "Jingle Bells" along with "Get To The Choppa" and a cover of JUDAS PRIEST's "Hell Bent For Leather" on November 25. Full Metal Jackie of Metal Edge ...

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Versus - THE HAUNTED

THE HAUNTED seem to be struggling with what it means to be a grown-up thrash band. They've moved on from the gleeful SLAYER-in-a-blender of their early work to a more mid-paced, muscled down verse-chorus-verse crunch, weighty and darkly melodic but still heavy as hell. This sonic shift, which began on "rEVOLVEr" and was finely honed ...

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SLIPKNOT Interviewed In Japan; Video Available

SLIPKNOT's Jim Root (guitar) and Corey Taylor (vocals) were interviewed by MTV Japan when the band played the Loud Park 08 festival, which was held October 18-19 at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama City, Japan. Watch the two-minute report below. Russia's Darkside e-zine has posted quality photos of SLIPKNOT's November 5, 2008 ...

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BURN HALO Seeking Extras For 'Dirty Little Girl' Video Shoot

BURN HALO, the new band fronted by former EIGHTEEN VISIONS singer James Hart, has issued the following update: "We are shooting our music video for 'Dirty Little Girl' this coming Wednesday, November 19 at The Slide Bar in Fullerton, California. You must be 21 or older to attend. "We are looking for some BURN HALO ...

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TWISTED SISTER: New York City DVD Screening Announced

On November 18, TWISTED SISTER releases "Live At The Astoria", a special twin-disc CD/DVD that marks the first commercially released, uncensored TWISTED SISTER concert in over 25 years. This very special concert was taped in London in 2004, and is hailed by critics as the band's greatest live triumph in its 35-year career The band ...

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METALLICA: 'All Nightmare Long' Single Details Revealed

METALLICA's official web site has been updated with the following message: "The next track from 'Death Magnetic', 'All Nightmare Long', will get the full-on treatment with a CD single collection available throughout Europe and other parts of the world (sorry, not in North America). Here's how it works ... Starting December 15, you can pick ...

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VINNIE PAUL Signing DIMEBAG Book: Locations And Times Announced

Former PANTERA and current HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott will publish a paperback photo book/DVD on his late brother, PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, on November 18 via Vinnie's Big Vin label. Entitled "He Came To Rock", the book will contain over 400 pictures of Dimebag along with a biography of his life written by ...

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ORPHANED LAND Guitarist Breaks Clavicle

Israel's ORPHANED LAND has issued the following update: "ORPHANED LAND guitarist Yossi Sassi-Sa'aron broke his left clavicle and is expected a healing period of at least six weeks, in which he'll probably won't be able to play the guitar at all. The accident happened during a relaxful sabbath in the park, while Sassi-Sa'aron was walking ...

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Report: PAUL STANLEY Says KISS May Record New Album

Legendary rock photographer Ross Halfin has posted the following message in the "Diary" section of his official web site: "I had breakfast with [KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley [on Sunday, November 9]. Paul told me they may make a KISS record, which he'll produce. A real '70s KISS-style record. If Paul can stop painting, ...

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SKID ROW Confirmed For ROCK GONE WILD

SKID ROW has been confirmed for for the inaugural Rock Gone Wild festival on August 20-23, 2009 in Algona, Iowa. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: DANGEROUS TOYS GREAT WHITE HELIX JUNKYARD KIX RHINO BUCKET SAIGON KICK SKID ROW Rock Gone Wild marks the only festival appearance for SAIGON KICK — featuring ...

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BURN HALO To Film 'Dirty Little Girl' Video

BURN HALO, the new band fronted by former EIGHTEEN VISIONS singer James Hart, has issued the following update: "We wanted to let everyone know that we will be shooting our first music video for the track 'Dirty Little Girl' this November. We are excited to finally get things rolling with the video. We hope to ...

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JUDAS PRIEST In Argentina: Video Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of JUDAS PRIEST's November 8, 2008 at Luna Park in Buenos Aires, Argentina can be viewed below (clips uploaded by "migueldelongchamps"). Greg Prato of UGO.com recently conducted an interview with JUDAS PRIEST frontman Rob Halford. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. UGO.com: How has the tour in ...

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TWISTED SISTER Schedules New York City Signing Session

TWISTED SISTER will take part in a signing session at J&R Music, located at 23 Park Row in New York City, on Friday, November 21 beginning at 5:30 p.m. TWISTED SISTER will release a new DVD, "Live At The Astoria", on November 17. The artwork can be viewed below. Commented guitarist Jay Jay French: "Recorded ...

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DEFTONES Bassist 'Is Improving Daily'

DEFTONES has issued an update on the band's bassist, Chi Cheng, who was seriously injured in a car accident in Santa Clara, California, on Monday (November 3). According to HardDrive Radio, Cheng and his sister were apparently on their way back from a memorial service for their older brother when the accident occurred. Cheng's sister ...

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KISS: New Norwegian Documentary Posted Online

Norwegian national television channel NRK aired a brand new KISS documentary on Wednesday, November 5 as part of its "Lydverket" music program. A description of the shows reads as follows: "KISS where current and former band members as well as other associates tell the unmasked story about the madness we know as KISS. To record ...

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LINKIN PARK Singer Focused On Finishing Solo Album

The Pulse of Radio reports that LINKIN PARK heads into the studio this week to begin working on the band's next album, but lead singer Chester Bennington is also intent on finishing up his first solo effort. He hopes to complete the recording in the next few months and release it in the spring or ...

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WARRIOR SOUL: UK Support Acts Announced

WARRIOR SOUL has announced that UK rockers ZEN MOTEL and THE STONED (featuring WARRIOR SOUL's Kory Clarke on drums) will be guests on the band's forthcoming UK tour. The dates are as follows: Dec. 05 - Sawyers - Kettering, UK Dec. 06 - Hard Rock Hell II - Wales, UK Dec. 07 - The Barfly ...

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