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CONSORTIUM PROJECT: 'Nowhere Fast' Video Posted Online

"Nowhere Fast", the new video from CONSORTIUM PROJECT the band led by former ELEGY/VENGEANCE singer Ian Parry can be viewed below. The clip was filmed last December at the well-known discotheque Outland in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Later in January 2008 Ian filmed extra footage in the mountain region in Egypt near the Red Sea. CONSORTIUM ...

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GODSMACK Singer Launching Solo Tour

The Pulse of Radio reports that GODSMACK lead singer Sully Erna will head out on a solo acoustic tour beginning May 1, according to a post at the band's official web site. Erna has four shows confirmed so far, with more to be announced, and the post says that the vocalist plans to perform "songs ...

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GODSMACK Frontman Is 'Bewitched'

BostonHerald.com reports that GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna was among the 100 Wiccans who flew in from around the country over the weekend for a surprise 75th birthday party for Laurie Cabot, the Official Witch of Salem. "Before I met Laurie, I was in a really low point in my life," Sully told the ...

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CONSORTIUM PROJECT: Zeist Show Cancelled

CONSORTIUM PROJECT, the band led by former ELEGY/VENGEANCE singer frontman Ian Parry, was forced to cancel its February 15, 2008 concert at De Peppel in Zeist, the Netherlands due to a "throat infection." CONSORTIUM PROJECT filmed a video in December for the song "Nowhere Fast". According to the band, "The location was the well-known discotheque ...

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CONSORTIUM PROJECT Putting Finishing Touches On 'Nowhere Fast' Video

CONSORTIUM PROJECT, the band led by former ELEGY/VENGEANCE singer frontman Ian Parry, has issued the following update: "In December the CONSORTIUM PROJECT band filmed their second video clip, 'Nowhere Fast'. The location was the well-known discotheque Outland in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Later in January 2008 Ian filmed extra footage in the mountain region in Egypt ...

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ANTHRAX Guitarist Teams Up With UltimateBet For America's War Veterans

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian and online poker room UltimateBet are teaming up to support America's war veterans and their families. The popular online poker site has announced that Ian represented UltimateBet in the recently held Operation: All-In, a charity No Limit Hold'em tournament featuring poker players, celebrities, and mixed-martial-arts fighters playing poker together with the ...

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CONSORTIUM PROJECT: Dutch, German Dates Announced

CONSORTIUM PROJECT, the band led by former ELEGY/VENGEANCE singer frontman Ian Parry, has scheduled the following shows: Feb. 15 - De Peppel - Zeist, NETH Feb. 22 - Groene Engel - Oss, NETH Feb. 29 - Poppodium - Hardenberg, NETH Mar. 01 - Bergkeller - Reichenbach, GER More dates will be announced soon. The group's ...

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GODSMACK: 'Good Times Bad Times' First-Week Sales Revealed

GODSMACK's greatest-hits collection, "Good Times Bad Times....Ten Years of Godsmack", sold 40,000 copies in its first week of release to debut at position No. 35 on The Billboard 200 chart. The 16-track collection is loaded with career-defining milestones and seminal GODSMACK classics. Among the songs included are the band's clarion call "Whatever", their breakthrough #1 ...

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GODSMACK's SULLY ERNA Plots 'Exotic' Solo Album

Gary Graff of Billboard.com reports that GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna is plotting his first solo album, which he hopes to begin recording in the spring. "It's gonna be nothing like rock music," Erna tells Billboard.com. "It's gonna be very Native American tribal rhythms mixed with these Middle Eastern bluesy kind of vocals. This ...

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MELIAH RAGE Splits With Vocalist PAUL SOUZA

Veteran Massachusetts metallers MELIAH RAGE have parted ways with vocalist Paul Souza. The band will immediately begin the search for a replacement while continuing to work on its next release. "Back in 2003 when we decided to start making new music again after six years off, Paul was the first person we called when original ...

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GODSMACK Reveals Track Listing For 'Greatest Hits' Collection

GODSMACK will release its "greatest hits" album, "Good Times Bad Times....Ten Years of Godsmack" on December 4 via Universal Republic. The 16-track collection is loaded with career-defining milestones and seminal GODSMACK classics. Among the songs included are the band's clarion call "Whatever", their breakthrough #1 rock mainstream smash "Awake", "I Stand Alone" (2002's most played ...

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GODSMACK To Film 'Good Times, Bad Times' Video This Weekend

GODSMACK will film a video for its cover version of LED ZEPPELIN's "Good Times, Bad Times" on Saturday, October 20 on the corner of Milk Street and Oliver Street in Boston's financial district beginning at 11:00 a.m. The newly recorded song will appear on GODSMACK's upcoming greatest-hits collection, "Good Times, Bad Times - 10 Years ...

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MELIAH RAGE: Rhode Island, New Hampshire Shows Cancelled

Veteran Boston metallers MELIAH RAGE have been forced to cancel the last two dates on their recent tour due to recording commitments. According to the band, they have called off the shows at Mark's Showplace in Bedford, NH and Club Hell in Providence, RI and "will be spending the next three to four months finishing ...

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GODSMACK Scraps Box Set Idea

GODSMACK drummer Shannon Larkin has told the Winnipeg Sun that the band has abandoned plans to release a box set of their first four albums, plus the EP "The Other Side" and a DVD of one of their acoustic shows to mark the group's 10th anniversary. "We're scrapping the box set idea in ...

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GODSMACK Plays At Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

The Pulse of Radio (formerly Launch Radio Networks) reports: GODSMACK makes a pit stop on Tuesday (August 7) at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota, the gigantic biker's get-together held nearly every year since 1938. The week-long event hosts racing, stunts, demonstrations and concerts throughout the week, with GODSMACK headlining Tuesday's show over ...

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GODSMACK Might Launch Acoustic Tour In November

The Pulse Of Radio (formerly Launch Radio Networks) reports: GODSMACK is currently on a North American tour that comes to a close later this month, but fans might have one more chance to see the group this year. Singer Sully Erna told The Pulse of Radio that the band is thinking of doing some special ...

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CONSORTIUM PROJECT IV: 'Enigma' Video Posted Online

Former ELEGY/VENGEANCE singer Ian Parry has posted the video for the song "Enigma" from his CONSORTIUM PROJECT IV at YouTube. The track comes off the group's new album, entitled "Children of Tomorrow", which will be issued in North America on July 31 on ProgRock Records. The label will also release Parry's last solo ...

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