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THE MERCY CLINIC: Former DAMAGEPLAN Frontman Schedules Hollywood Date

THE MERCY CLINIC, the new San Francisco Bay Area-based band featuring former DAMAGEPLAN frontman Patrick Lachman, guitarists Brian Harrah (PROFESSIONAL MURDER MUSIC) and Josh Stinson (DRIST), bassist Steed Najera (TRIPLE SEVEN), and drummer Bevan Davies (DANZIG, COMES WITH THE FALL, JERRY CANTRELL), will be performing at the Viper Room in West Hollywood, California on December ...

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JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD To Guest On New QUEENSRŸCHE Album?

JUDAS PRIEST frontman Rob Halford is strongly rumored to have been tapped to play the role of "Dr. X" on QUEENSRŸCHE's sequel to their platinum 1988 concept album, "Operation: Mindcrime", tentatively titled "Operation: Mindcrime II". Although there has been no official announcement on the matter, a posting on QUEENSRŸCHE's official web site (dated Nov. 19) ...

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THE MERCY CLINIC Open For BLACK LABEL SOCIETY In Los Angeles: Photos Available

THE MERCY CLINIC, the new San Francisco Bay Area-based band featuring former DAMAGEPLAN frontman Patrick Lachman, guitarists Brian Harrah (PROFESSIONAL MURDER MUSIC) and Josh Stinson (DRIST), bassist Steed Najera (TRIPLE SEVEN), and drummer Bevan Davies (DANZIG, COMES WITH THE FALL, JERRY CANTRELL), made their live debut as the opening act for BLACK LABEL SOCIETY and ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: More 'Operation: Mindcrime II' Details Revealed

QUEENSRŸCHE drummer Scott Rockenfield and guitarist Michael Wilton recorded their parts for the group's new album, tentatively titled "Operation: Mindcrime II", in August at Synergy Studios in Redmond, WA. Michael Stone cut guitars in a studio in a "secret location" in the Bay Area. Singer Geoff Tate is recording vocals now, and will be joined ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Interviewed On Brazilian TV

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has issued the following update: "Hello from Porto Alegre Brazil! I am sitting in my hotel room suite writing this and it so incredible to be touring again in Brasil! The show last night in Rio De Janeiro was wild, to say the least, and we are looking forward ...

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DRY KILL LOGIC: In Writing Mode

DRY KILL LOGIC will enter the studio in February with producers Eddie Wohl and Rob Caggiano (CRADLE OF FILTH, ANTHRAX) of Scrap 60 to begin recording their third album, tentatively due next spring. Commented DRY KILL LOGIC drummer Phil Arcuri: "Right now, we're back home in New York writing the new CD. It's coming along ...

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ANGER AS ART Sign With OLD SCHOOL METAL RECORDS

ANGER AS ART, the Los Angeles-based thrash metal band featuring Steve Gaines (ABATTOIR, BLOODLUST, PAGAN WAR MACHINE, DREAMS OF DAMNATION), have inked a deal with Old School Metal Records. The group's official statement on the matter reads as follows: "We are thrilled to announce that we have signed with a label that believes in this ...

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THE MERCY CLINIC To Open For BLACK LABEL SOCIETY In California

THE MERCY CLINIC, the new San Francisco Bay Area-based band featuring former DAMAGEPLAN frontman Patrick Lachman, guitarists Brian Harrah (PROFESSIONAL MURDER MUSIC) and Josh Stinson (DRIST), bassist Steed Najera (TRIPLE SEVEN), and drummer Bevan Davies (DANZIG, COMES WITH THE FALL, JERRY CANTRELL), will be opening for BLACK LABEL SOCIETY and BRAND NEW SIN on the ...

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THE MERCY CLINIC: Former DAMAGEPLAN Singer's New Band Schedules Live Debut

THE MERCY CLINIC, the new San Francisco Bay Area-based band featuring former DAMAGEPLAN frontman Patrick Lachman, guitarists Brian Harrah (PROFESSIONAL MURDER MUSIC) and Josh Stinson (DRIST), bassist Steed Najera (TRIPLE SEVEN), and drummer Bevan Davies (DANZIG, COMES WITH THE FALL, JERRY CANTRELL), will be making their live debut on Saturday, December 3 at the Blank ...

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DIECAST Check In From AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE Tour

DIECAST are currently in the midst of a massive U.S. tour as the support act for AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE (other opening bands on the trek are BLEED THE SKY and INDEX CASE). The group just wrapped up a highly-successful run with ILL NINO and also shot a new video for the track "These Days" with ...

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ZAKK WYLDE: 'DIMEBAG Was Proof That God Exists'

Aaron Beck of The Columbus Dispatch recently conducted an interview with BLACK LABEL SOCIETY mainman Zakk Wylde. A few excerpts from the chat follow: On his children: "My daughter, Ray Ray (Hayle Ray), is 13. (My) drinkin' problem is definitely escalating. "There's Jesse. Ozzy's the godfather of him. That was a good day in Church. ...

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DRY KILL LOGIC: If It Ain't Broke…

DRY KILL LOGIC have announced that they will once again be working with producers Eddie Wohl and Rob Caggiano (CRADLE OF FILTH, ANTHRAX) of Scrap 60 on their upcoming album, tentatively due next spring. "This will be our third record with them; we've been working with them since 2000, and through all the fads and ...

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ACCEPT Guitarist To Play One-Off Concert With SEBASTIAN BACH

ACCEPT guitarist Wolf Hoffmann has agreed to join former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach's solo band for a one-time-only appearance at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, New York on November 26. Hoffmann accepted the offer to play the show during Sebastian's live appearance on Eddie Trunk's "Friday Night Rocks" radio program on New York's ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Drummer TOMMY LEE In Country Video: Watch Clip Online

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee makes a cameo appearance in the new video from country-rocker Keith Anderson. The clip of "XXL", by award-winning director Trey Fanjoy and produced by Don Lepore for Picture Vision, incorporates multiple vivid dramatic scenes interwoven with energy-charged live performance footage of the Arista Nashville recording artist and his band. In ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH To Make 'Mind-Blowing, Life-Altering' Announcement

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach will be making "a mind-blowing, life-altering announcement" on Eddie Trunk's "Friday Night Rocks" radio show on New York's Q104.3 FM this Friday, October 28 beginning at 11:00 p.m. EST. Bach will be co-hosting the program and will be "cranking material from 'Frameshift 2: An Absence of Empathy' LIVE on ...

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THE MERCY CLINIC To Appear On EMG PICKUPS' 30th Anniversary CD

THE MERCY CLINIC, the new San Francisco Bay Area-based band featuring former DAMAGEPLAN frontman Patrick Lachman, guitarists Brian Harrah (PROFESSIONAL MURDER MUSIC) and Josh Stinson (DRIST), bassist Steed Najera (TRIPLE SEVEN), and drummer Bevan Davies (DANZIG, COMES WITH THE FALL, JERRY CANTRELL), will be contributing a song to the EMG Pickups' 30th-anniversary CD sampler. "As ...

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