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METALLICA On 'The Simpsons': Photo Available

METALLICA's much-anticipated appearance on "The Simpsons" will air as the program's season premiere on September 10, 2006 on the Fox network. Check out a photo at this location. The four members of METALLICA recorded their voices for the program last September. METALLICA joins a long list of artists who have been featured on ...

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The Faithless - NIGHTS LIKE THESE

Fucking punishing! NIGHTS LIKE THESE take up the mantle of aggressive, technical, brutal death-inflected hardcore on this debut album, and leave little but rubble in their wake. Wearing their RED CHORD, CONVERGE, THE END and DEADGUY influences on their sleeves, this Tennessee band produce an unholy clatter where head-spinning time changes and face-smashing breakdowns are ...

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CRUCIFIST Finishes Recording Debut Album

Rochester, New York-based "'70s black metal" band CRUCIFIST — which features in its ranks bassist Dan Lilker (NUCLEAR ASSAULT, BRUTAL TRUTH, THE RAVENOUS) as well as Mike Waske (drums ORODRUIN), John Gallo (guitar ORODRUIN, BLIZARO) and Ron Blackwell (vocals) — has completed the initial recording sessions for its debut album. The CD will now be ...

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RISE TO ADDICTION Sets Provisional Track Listing For Debut Album

British rockers RISE TO ADDICTION, who feature in their ranks former BLAZE members John Slater (guitar) and Steve Wray (guitar), have set the "provisional" track listing for their debut album, tentatively due before the end of the year through an as-yet-undetermined label. A total of 12 songs have been laid down for the album, which ...

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DEADSTAR ASSEMBLY: 'Killing Myself Again' Video Available

Florida theatrical/industrial metallists DEADSTAR ASSEMBLY have shot a lead-off video, "Killing Myself Again", from their just-released sophomore full-length, "Unsaved". Comprised of members Dearborn (vocals), the Dro (bass), Cygnus (drums), DreGGs (guitar) and new member sKuz (who replaces Mubo on keyboards), DEADSTAR ASSEMBLY's new clip proves to be the group's most over-the-top yet, according to Dearborn ...

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Lords of Depravity, Part I - SODOM

If you care anything about the history of thrash metal and of one of the genre's most important bands, then take the time to watch this double-disc set. Time spent watching the 180-minute documentary disc ("Historical Depravity") and the 22-song live disc ("Live Depravity") will be time well spent. To be perfectly frank, SPV and ...

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VINCE NEIL Delivers 'Smashing' Performance In Tampa

A BLABBERMOUTH.NET visitor by the name of Ken Heavenridge has submitted the following review of MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil's solo performance in Tampa, Florida Friday night (June 30): "Vince Neil 'performed' last night (June 30th) at the St. Pete Times Forum with RATT as the opener. A friend of mine was backstage before the ...

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METALLICA: 'The Simpsons' Guest Appearance To Air In September

According to a posting on METALLICA's official web site, METALLICA's much-anticipated appearance on "The Simpsons" will air as the program's season premiere on September 10, 2006 on the Fox network. Check local listings for channel and showtime in your area. The four members of METALLICA recorded their voices for the program last September. METALLICA joins ...

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BROKEN TEETH Announce U.S. Tour

Austin balls-to-the-wall rockers BROKEN TEETH — featuring Jason McMaster of WATCHTOWER/DANGEROUS TOYS fame — are gearing up for a-30 day U.S. tour in support of their new live CD, "Blood on the Radio". "Blood on the Radio" features songs from the band's first two studio albums. During the upcoming tour, the group will be visiting ...

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ABIGAIL WILLIAMS Working With Ex-BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Drummer

Arizona-based extreme metal band ABIGAIL WILLIAMS have issued the following update: "We are now gearing up to record our first full-length CD for Candlelight Records, which we think will hit stores in the fall. Right now we are currently hammering out pre-production demos and putting the final touches on some new songs. We are also ...

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ABIGAIL WILLIAMS Sign With CANDLELIGHT RECORDS

Arizona-based extreme metal band ABIGAIL WILLIAMS have signed a three-album deal with Candlelight Records. According to a press release, ABIGAIL WILLIAMS "take their influences from the best of the best from the old and the new and blend it into a unique and multifaceted hybrid. They have the groove and melody of the Gothenburg-style death ...

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BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME To Cover PANTERA, SEPULTURA On Upcoming CD

MTV.com is reporting that BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME will issue an album's worth of covers called "The Anatomy Of" sometime in June. The band puts its stamp on PANTERA's "Cemetery Gates", SEPULTURA's "Territory", SOUNDGARDEN's "The Day I Tried to Live", MÖTLEY CRÜE's "Kickstart My Heart", PINK FLOYD's "Us and Them", QUEEN's "Bicycle Race", METALLICA's ...

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SOCIETY 1 Mainman To Host Weekly Radio Show

SOCIETY 1 band leader and adult film director Matt Zane has just inked a deal to host his own weekly radio show on the Internet's most notorious station, Radio Free Satan. Starting in March, Matt Zane will take over the airwaves for his own program, dubbed "Why Do We Live?", which guarantees to be "the ...

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THE CULT: Bring Me The Head Of DAVE GROHL

THE CULT frontman Ian Astbury was recently asked by a fan on the band's official message board if it's true that while recording their last studio album, 2001's "Beyond Good and Evil", they titled one of the demos "Bring Me the Head of Dave Grohl". "Yes, [it's] true," Astbury replied. "It all started with comments ...

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Report: SMASHING PUMPKINS Reunion Is Underway

MTV News is reporting that onetime SMASHING PUMPKINS bassist Melissa Auf Der Maur as well as an undisclosed source "close to the situation" have confirmed that PUMPKINS bandleader Billy Corgan has been working on material that will, at some point, surface in the form of a new SMASHING PUMPKINS album. "From what I ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS Sign New Management Deal

According to Hits Daily Double, the companion web site of music industry tip sheet HITS, Jared Paul and Paul Geary have snagged the reactivated SMASHING PUMPKINS for the Irving Azoff management empire (VAN HALEN, EAGLES, CHRISTINA AGUILERA, FLEETWOOD MAC, JEWEL, AEROSMITH). As previously reported, SMASHING PUMPKINS are rumored to be a primary target for a ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS To Headline This Year's LOLLAPALOOZA?

SMASHING PUMPKINS are rumored to be a primary target for a headliner at this year's Lollapalooza festival, which will return to Hutchinson Field at Chicago's Grant Park, with dates tenatively set for Aug. 4-6, according to Billboard.com. The lineup for the event won't be announced for weeks. THIEVERY CORPORATION told Billboard.com last week they would ...

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