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SOULFLY Push Back CD Release Date To July

SOULFLY have pushed back the release of their forthcoming third full-length CD, tentatively entitled Soulfly III: Enterfaith, to an as-yet-undetermined July date through Roadrunner Records. Produced and mixed by mainman Max Cavalera and Otto D'Agnolo at Phoenix's (Brill Street) Chaton Studios, Soulfly III: Enterfaith is said to be a more energetic and “thrashier” offering ...

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AMEN Drummer To Guest On MEDICATION Full-Length CD

Los Angeles' MEDICATION, featuring former MACHINE HEAD/SOULFLY guitarist Logan Mader, ex-UGLY KID JOE/LIFE OF AGONY vocalist Whitfield Crane, ex-ADAYINTHELIFE guitarist Blunt, and ex-THE PIECE DOGS bassist Kyle Sanders, are utilizing the services of AMEN/ex-UGLY KID JOE drummer Shannon Larkin during the recording sessions for their upcoming full-length CD, according to former sticksman Roy Mayorga (SOULFLY). ...

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MEDICATION Line Up German Gig, Replacement For Mayorga

Los Angeles' MEDICATION, featuring former MACHINE HEAD/SOULFLY guitarist Logan Mader, ex-UGLY KID JOE/LIFE OF AGONY vocalist Whitfield Crane, ex-ADAYINTHELIFE guitarist Blunt, and ex-THE PIECE DOGS bassist Kyle Sanders, will be performing a one-off show at Domsport in Kln-Deutz, Germany on March 19th, to be followed by a gig at the Key club in West Hollywood, ...

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KORN's "Untouchables": Four Million Dollars And Counting

KORN's forthcoming fifth full-length album, titled Untouchables, has reportedly cost nearly four million dollars to produce, according to bassist Fieldy. "We spent a lot of time on it, and money. We're up to like three-and-a-half million on it now, which is ridiculous for a record." Untouchables is currently being mixed by Andy Wallace (i.e. SOULFLY, ...

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Mayorga Quits MEDICATION, Re-Joins SOULFLY Full-Time

Drummer Roy Mayorga has officially re-joined SOULFLY on a full-time basis and is no longer a member of MEDICATION, the skinsman has announced. As previously reported, Los Angeles' MEDICATION, featuring former MACHINE HEAD/SOULFLY guitarist Logan Mader, ex-UGLY KID JOE/LIFE OF AGONY vocalist Whitfield Crane, ex-ADAYINTHELIFE guitarist Blunt, and ex-THE PIECE DOGS bassist Kyle Sanders, will ...

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TWO HIT CREEPER Line Up First Gig Of 2002

Los Angeles-based TWO HIT CREEPER will perform their first show of 2002 at The Gypsy Lounge in L.A. on Saturday, March 16th with CHEVA. As previously reported, TWO HIT CREEPER recently collaborated with SOULFLY/MEDICATION drummer Roy Mayorga on a three-song demo with a view towards possibly working together on the band's forthcoming debut album, a ...

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SOULFLY Announce Album Title, Seek Out Mixer For Third CD

SOULFLY have reportedly set Soulfly III: Enterfaith as the title to their forthcoming third full-length CD, which is tentatively due to be issued on May 20th in Europe and May 21st in the US via Roadrunner Records. The upcoming CD—which will include an appearance by mainman Max Cavalera's stepson Richie on the last track composed ...

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German Masseuse To Metal/Hard Rock Stars Writes Tell-All Book

Members of PANTERA, IRON MAIDEN, JUDAS PRIEST, MACHINE HEAD, BIOHAZARD and TYPE O NEGATIVE have all served as one-time clients of sexy German masseuse to the stars Dot Stein, aka Dr. Dot, who is writing a tell-all book called Butt Naked And Backstage about her sessions with such celebrities as Bruce Willis, Mick Jagger, Sting, ...

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KORN Set Tentative Title For Forthcoming CD

KORN have tentatively set Untouchables as the title of their forthcoming fifth studio album, which is due to be released on May 14th through Immortal/Epic Records. The follow-up to 1999's Issues is currently being mixed at a Los Angeles studio by Andy Wallace (i.e. SOULFLY, LIMP BIZKIT, SYSTEM OF A DOWN) and is reportedly the ...

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MEDICATION Announce EP Release Date, Album Recording Plans

Los Angeles' MEDICATION, featuring former MACHINE HEAD/SOULFLY guitarist Logan Mader, ex-UGLY KID JOE/LIFE OF AGONY vocalist Whitfield Crane, ex-ADAYINTHELIFE guitarist Blunt, SOULFLY drummer Roy Mayorga, and ex-THE PIECE DOGS bassist Kyle Sanders, will issue their long-awaited five-song EP through Locomotive Music on April 2nd, according to an update from Sanders that was posted at the ...

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DIESEL MACHINE Record New Demo, Add Live Dates

L.A. heavyweights DIESEL MACHINE, who feature in their ranks HALFORD guitarist Patrick Lachman, have added a February 6th club show at the Big Fish Sports Pub, 1954 E. University Dr., Tempe, AZ to close out their week-long stint as part of the STATIC-X/SOULFLY/SOIL/ONESIDEZERO metal extravaganza, which kicks off January 31st at the Warfield in San ...

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SOULFLY: Seek And Strike!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SOULFLY TAKE BREAK FROM THE STUDIO FOR CO-HEADLINING TOUR WITH STATIC-X Phoenix, AZ - Max Cavalera and the SOULFLY tribe are currently putting the finishing touches on their latest studio effort to be released late Spring 2002. In the meantime, SOULFLY will be heading out on the road on a co-headlining stint ...

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RUMBLEFISH Ink Deal With Roadrunner

Los Angeles-based RUMBLEFISH have signed a deal with Roadrunner Records. Consisting of Mike Maine (vocals), Jason DeCosta (guitar/vocals), Dungus (bass/vocals), and Possum (drums), RUMBLEFISH spent the last two years honing their craft and warming up audiences with heavy-weights such as LINKIN PARK, CRAZYTOWN, SOULFLY, MUDVAYNE and the KOTTONMOUTH KINGS, in addition to opening the main ...

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SOULFLY Set Tentative Release Date For Third Album

SOULFLY have set a tentative release date of May 20th (Europe) and May 21st (US) for their as-yet-untitled third full-length effort, which was recently produced by mainman Max Cavalera and engineered by Otto D'Agnolo at Phoenix's (Brill Street) Chaton Studios. At this time, no decision has yet been made with regards to the identity ...

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TWO HIT CREEPER/MAYORGA Details Revealed

More information has surfaced regarding SOULFLY/MEDICATION drummer Roy Mayorga's involvement with TWO HIT CREEPER during the latter band's recent recording sessions at a Los Angeles studio. According to TWO HIT CREEPER's spokesperson, the group and Mayorga collaborated on a three-song demo with a view towards possibly working together on the band's forthcoming debut album, a ...

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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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SOULFLY Nearly Done Recording Third CD

SOULFLY are nearly done with the recording portion of their as-yet-untitled third album, and are presently preparing to mix the CD for a late spring release through Roadrunner Records. At present time, there are 10 LP tracks and a bunch of B-sides that have been completed, including a cover of PAILHEAD's "I Will Refuse", SACRED ...

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STATIC-X, SOULFLY Dates Announced

The official dates for the upcoming STATIC-X/SOULFLY co-headlining tour, also featuring ONESIDEZERO and SOIL, have been announced. They are as follows: Jan. 31 - San Francisco, CA @ Warfield Feb. 01 - Los Angeles, CA @ Palladium Feb. 02 - Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues Feb. 04 - Phoenix, AZ @ Web Theatre ...

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DIESEL MACHINE To Support SOULFLY, STATIC-X

Los Angeles' DIESEL MACHINE, who feature in their ranks HALFORD guitarist Patrick Lachman, will be the opening act at the first five shows on the upcoming SOULFLY/STATIC-X US tour (which will also feature SOIL and ONE SIDE ZERO). The dates are as follows: Jan. 31 - San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield Feb. 01 - ...

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MEDICATION To Record Full-Length CD In February

Los Angeles' MEDICATION, featuring former MACHINE HEAD / SOULFLY guitarist Logan Mader, ex-UGLY KID JOE / LIFE OF AGONY vocalist Whitfield Crane, ex-ADAYINTHELIFE guitarist Blunt, SOULFLY drummer Roy Mayorga, and ex-THE PIECE DOGS bassist Kyle Sanders, are currently finishing up the material for their forthcoming full-length CD and will enter the studio in February to ...

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SOULFLY, STATIC-X, SOIL Line Up First US Dates

SOULFLY, STATIC-X and SOIL have announced the first several shows of their forthcoming US tour. They are as follows: Jan. 31 - San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield Feb. 01 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Palladium Feb. 02 - Las Vegas, NV @ HOB Feb. 04 - Phoenix, AZ @ Web Theater Feb. 05 ...

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PROBOT's Dave Grohl: Lemmy Is God!

FOO FIGHTERS mainman Dave Grohl (ex-NIRVANA) recently posted a message on the band's site describing the experience of working with MOTORHEAD mastermind Lemmy on a song called "Shake Your Blood", which will appear on an upcoming album by Grohl's metal side-project PROBOT. In his diary message, Grohl makes obvious his clear admiration for the rock'n'roll ...

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SOULFLY Premier New Material At Mexico City Gig

SOULFLY premiered two new songsDownstroy and Seek 'N' Strikeat their last gig of 2001 at Salon 21 in Mexico City on December 15th. Performing in front of a packed house of 7,000, SOULFLY played the following tracks (in no particular order): 01. Back To The Primitive 02. No Hope = No Fear 03. Spit 04. ...

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Primitive - SOULFLY

Unlike the group's critically-acclaimed debut, which was a stylistically diverse offering that lacked focus, SOULFLY's sophomore release is a much more streamlined effort, featuring 12 songs that mostly revolve around the same mid-paced groove and a simplistic riffing style that has become Max Cavalera's trademark. There are still several experimental moments, of course, and as ...

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Archive News Dec 03, 2001

APOLLYON SUN, featuring former CELTIC FROST mainman Tom Gabriel Fischer, are currently composing and demoing new material for the group's upcoming sophomore full-length album at the band's own rehearsal studio facility (where the act have just upgraded the computer-based recording system) and at Oakland Recording, the group's long-time home when recording in ...

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Archive News Nov 30, 2001

Here are some of the latest sales figures for various metal/hard rock releases in the US, as reported by Soundscan for the week ending November 25th, 2001 (number in parenthesis indicates the number of weeks the title has been on the sales chart):

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KID ROCK – Cocky: 223,062 (1) ...

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Archive News Nov 28, 2001

SOULFLY are scheduled to perform at Salon 21 in Mexico City, Mexico on December 15th. Additional South American dates, including a possible Santiago, Chile gig on December 13th, will be announced shortly.


An MP3 file of the track “The Storm”, taken from KING DIAMOND's upcoming Abigail Part ...

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Archive News Nov 15, 2001

The reunited CANDLEMASS—featuring bassist/mainman Leif Edling, vocalist Messiah Marcolin, guitarist Lars Johansson, guitarist Matts 'Mappe' Bjorkman, and drummer Jan Lindh—have officially been confirmed for next year's installment of the Sweden Rock Festival, which is scheduled to take place on June 7-8, 2002 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. As originally hinted here on September 26th ...

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