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Former INCANTATION Guitarist Films CASTRATION Video

Guitarist Sonny Lombardozzi (ex-INCANTATION, SEVEN GATES, FLESHTIZED) has finished shooting a video for the track "Zombie Vomit" with the death metal band CASTRATION. The song is featured on the soundtrack to the upcoming Killer Wolf Films production "Swamp Zombie", starring former adult film actress Jasmin St. Claire and WWE wrestler Blue Meanie. The film/video will ...

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GREEN CARNATION Working On First Acoustic Album

GREEN CARNATION, the Norwegian band featuring Tchort (a.k.a. Terje Vik Schei; BLOOD RED THRONE, ex-EMPEROR, SATYRICON, EINHERJER), are currently at Brown Sound Studios working on their first acoustic album, tentatively titled "The Acoustic Verses". The CD will celebrate the band's 15th anniversary and will be released as a limited two-disc edition, featuring lots of exclusive ...

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Former STATIC-X Guitarist Arraigned In California

According to RollingStone.com, former STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen — born Tod Rex Salvador — was arraigned last Friday (June 24) and will spend his fortieth birthday today at the Intake Release Center for Men in Santa Ana, California, where he is being held without bail. He was arrested in Orange County on February 10 on ...

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BALANCE OF POWER Announce New Singer

British melodic metal band BALANCE OF POWER have announced the addition of singer Corey Brown to the group's ranks. Hailing from Colorado, Brown's previous projects include MAGNITUDE 9, SECTION 16 and REDEMPTION, with whom he performed at the ProgPower IV festival. BALANCE OF POWER are busy writing material for their new studio album, and are ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY: Stabbing Victims Identified

The man that died of multiple stab wounds suffered during a brawl at CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's concert in Ybor City, Florida Thursday night (June 23) has been identified as Thomas Laskas, 30, of 1424 E. Idlewild Ave. in Tampa His wife, Wendy, is in critical but stable condition at Tampa General Hospital, according to the ...

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DEF LEPPARD: Jacksonville Live Photos Posted Online

The Florida Times-Union has uploaded 53 pictures from DEF LEPPARD's June 17 performance in Jacksonville, Florida. The images, which were taken by photographer Kate-Smith Brown, can be viewed at this location. As previously reported, DEF LEPPARD have set a September 20 worldwide release date for their all-covers set, entitled "Yeah!" Guitarist Phil Collen ...

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WORLD BELOW: New Album Track Available For Download

A WORLD BELOW track, entitled "The Dissection of an Evil Mind", has been made available for download from this location. "The Dissection of an Evil Mind" comes off the group's recently released sophomore album, "Maelstrom", available on Austria's Psychedoomelic Records. The group, who were previously signed to Doom Symphony Records (a division of ...

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CROWBAR To Appear On MTV2 And FUSE

New Orleans' CROWBAR made stops at MTV and Fuse studios Friday, June 10 while in New York City as part of their current tour with CORROSION OF CONFORMITY. The band filmed interviews at both studios that will air later this week. Interview air dates and times are as follows: Fuse's "Metal Asylum" airs Friday, June ...

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MUSHROOMHEAD To Release First-Ever DVD Next Month

MUSHROOMHEAD will release their first DVD, entitled "Volume 1", on July 26 via their own label, the Lumberjack-distributed The Filthy Hands Co. The title is available for pre-orders at www.mushroomhead.com for $19.98 (pre-orders will arrive one day before release date). Fans may also enter online to win prizes ranging from signed masks to free show ...

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DOKKEN Drummer Joins TED NUGENT's Touring Band

DOKKEN drummer "Wild" Mick Brown will be pounding the skins for TED NUGENT on his upcoming summer tour beginning on July 1 in Kansas City, MO. Commented Brown's NUGENT/DOKKEN bandmate Barry Sparks (bass), "This is going to be so cool for me because not only is Mick a great drummer, more importantly he is a ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE: 'In The Studio' Book Due In August

On August 16, Rock N' Roll Books, a new publisher of music-related biographies and anthologies, will release its debut title, "Mötley Crüe in the Studio", focusing on the group's recording process, as well as that of bandmembers for their various solo projects. Featuring exclusive interviews with Tommy Lee and John Corabi, as well as MÖTLEY ...

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ERIC SINGER & FRIENDS: Australian Shows Announced

Eric Singer, the drummer of KISS, will be touring Australia with ALICE COOPER in June/July this year. Eric first toured with Alice in Australia in 1990 on the back of the enormously successful "Trash" album and has played with him on and off ever since. Eric has been a regular visitor to Australia between ALICE ...

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HERMANO: 'My Boy' Video Posted Online

Former KYUSS singer John Garcia's current band HERMANO have posted their video for the track "My Boy" at this location. "My Boy" comes off the group's latest album, "Dare I Say...", available in the U.S. via MeteorCity. "Dare I Say...", which was issued in Europe last November, is Garcia's first full-length album to ...

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DEF LEPPARD Set Release Date For All-Covers Set

DEF LEPPARD have set a September 20 worldwide release date for their all-covers set, entitled "YEAH!" As previously reported, DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen recently told Billboard.com that the song list for the group's all-covers set has yet to be finalized, as the group decided to record more cuts than it originally planned. ...

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