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Former ANTHRAX Frontman Continues Work On Solo Debut

Former ANTHRAX frontman Neil Turbin is continuing to lay down vocals to his long-awaited solo offering, entitled Threatcon Delta, at California's Jet City Studios for a late 2002 release through Metal Mayhem Records. Among the tracks set to appear on the forthcoming CD are the following: 01. Blue Screen of Death 02. Welcome to the ...

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METALLICA, KORN, OZZY Among 2001's Top-Earning Music Stars

METALLICA, KORN, OZZY OSBOURNE, TOOL, LIMP BIZKIT, and AEROSMITH are among the artists included in Rolling Stone magazine's list of top-earning music stars last year (2001). While admitting that calculating the earnings of famous people involves some "estimation and guesswork", the magazine said it compiled the numbers through conversations with music industry insiders, such as ...

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LIMP BIZKIT Tour Manager Blames Concert Organizers For Fan Death

A LIMP BIZKIT tour manager blamed concert organizers yesterday, June 6th, for the death of a 15-year-old fan who was crushed during a concert in Australia last year. Chris Gratton said the concert promoters had failed to control the "absolute crowd mayhem" and rejected claims LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst aggravated and provoked the crowd ...

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LIMBONIC ART Finalize Track Listing For "The Ultimate Death Worship"

Norway's LIMBONIC ART have finalized the track listing for their brand new CD, entitled The Ultimate Death Worship, which is tentatively due to be released on September 17th through Nocturnal Art Productions/Candlelight Records. The full track listing for the album is as follows: 01. The Ultimate Death Worship 02. Suicide Commando 03. Purgatorial Agony 04. ...

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Use Once And Destroy - SUPERJOINT RITUAL

This long-anticipated project has probably been around nearly as long as PANTERA singer Philip Anselmo's better known "other" band, DOWN, and is in all likelihood the best-known of the many underground side projects that Anselmo has accumulated over the years. And credit is due for the fact that PANTERA, DOWN, and now SUPERJOINT RITUAL basically ...

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TOMMY LEE: Why I Dropped METHODS OF MAYHEM Moniker

Tommy Lee recently spoke to Allstar about his decision to drop the METHODS OF MAYHEM moniker for his solo project and issue his latest effort, Never A Dull Moment, under his own name. "My producer, Scott Humphrey, goes, 'Here you are basically trying to start over from the ground up with METHODS OF MAYHEM, when ...

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TOMMY LEE To Perform New Single On "The Tonight Show"

TOMMY LEE will be performing his new single, "Hold Me Down", on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno tomorrow night (Wednesday, May 22nd). "Hold Me Down" comes off LEE's Never A Dull Moment CD, which comes out today through MCA Records. Meanwhile, TOMMY LEE bassist Marty O'Brien (ex-KILGORE/STATIC-X) has posted the following message via his ...

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Former ANTHRAX Frontman Gets Busy On The Side

Former ANTHRAX vocalist Neil Turbin has been collaborating with drummer Jonathan Valen on an as-yet-undisclosed project. Neil and Jonathan first met back in 1985 through Lucy Forbes of Rock Congress. In other news, Turbin recently joined guitarist Mitch Perry (i.e. MSG, TALAS, 7% SOLUTION) onstage at a Los Angeles club for a rendition of the ...

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TOMMY LEE: I'm Not Stuck In A Time Warp

Tommy Lee comments on his role as frontman in his current group versus the drummer position he held in MOTLEY CRUE: "People are surprised. I know I'm a drummer by trade, but no one knows that I have been singing and playing guitar for years. I wrote and sang a lot of MOTLEY stuff on ...

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LIMBONIC ART Complete Work On "The Ultimate Death Worship"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: LIMBONIC ART COMPLETE "THE ULTIMATE DEATH WORSHIP", ALBUM EXPECTED FOR LATE SUMMER RELEASE Norway's LIMBONIC ART today confirm the near completion of their forthcoming album titled The Ultimate Death Worship. The album, with song titles still pending, is expected for release later this summer. The Ultimate Death Worship has been eagerly anticipated ...

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MAYHEM Begin Work On New CD, Issue Vinyl Box Set

Legendary Norwegian black metallers MAYHEM have commenced work on a new studio album, which is not expected to surface before late 2002/early 2003. In other news, Season of Mist Records will release the MAYHEM catalogue on vinyl as part of a limited-edition box set. Deathcrush, De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas, Wolf's Lair Abyss and Grand Declaration ...

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VARG VIKERNES Issues New Booklet

BURZUM frontman Varg Vikernes (aka Count Grishnackh), currently serving a 21-year prison sentence for the August 1993 murder of MAYHEM leader Euronymous (aka Oeystein Aarseth), has issued a 16-page booklet entitled Irminsul via Sweden's Cymophane Publishing. Priced at $/ 9, SEK NOK DKK 60, the booklet can be obtained online via Cymophane's official web site ...

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Former ANTHRAX Frontman Continuing Work On "Threatcon Delta"

Former ANTHRAX frontman Neil Turbin is currently at Jet City Studios finishing up vocals on a newly-recorded track from his previous band WRECKING CREW for his upcoming solo album, entitled Threatcon Delta, which is due to be released through Metal Mayhem Records in mid-2002. Mitch Perry (i.e. MSG, TALAS, 7% SOLUTION) will be cutting lead ...

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TOMMY LEE Sets First Single From Upcoming Solo CD

Former MOTLEY CRUE drummer TOMMY LEE has set "Hold Me Down" as the first single from his upcoming solo record, entitled Never A Dull Moment, which is due to be issued through MCA Records on May 21st. The single will likely hit radio in March. Never a Dull Moment is the follow-up to LEE's 1999 ...

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TOMMY LEE, Girlfriend Contribute To Each Other's Albums

Former MOTLEY CRUE drummer Tommy Lee's girlfriend Mayte Garcia (also known as PRINCE's ex) makes a guest appearance on an as-yet-undisclosed track on the forthcoming album from Tommy's new project (formerly known as METHODS OF MAYHEM), which is set to issue its latest effort, entitled Never A Dull Moment, on May 21st through MCA Records. ...

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METHODS OF MAYHEM:

METHODS OF MAYHEM, led by former MOTLEY CRUE drummer Tommy Lee, have set Never A Dull Moment as the title to their sophomore CD, which is due in stores on May 21st through MCA Records. The track listing for the effort is shaping up as follows: 01. Afterglow 02. Body Architects 03. Higher 04. Sunday ...

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TOTAL DEVASTATION Pen New Material, Make Comp. Appearance

Finland's TOTAL DEVASTATION have completed work on five new songs for their upcoming release, which is due later in the year. The follow-up to 2001's Divine Ecstacy EP will include the following cuts, among others: 01. Fleshing 02. Left Hand of the Devil 03. Production Peak 04. Mayhem Machine 05. Disguise In other news, TOTAL ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION Prepare To "Kill", Embark On European Tour

Florida death metallers MALEVOLENT CREATION are in the process of writing the material for their upcoming studio album, tentatively entitled The Will To Kill. In the meantime, the group have announced the dates for their upcoming European tour with IMPALED NAZARENE and CATASTROPHIC and the subsequent No Mercy Festivals 2002 (also featuring IMMORTAL, HYPOCRISY, VADER, ...

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THE MEADS OF ASPHODEL, MAYHEM To Issue Split 10"

Britain's THE MEADS OF ASPHODEL have recorded three new tracks that will be included on a split 10" with Norway's MAYHEM. The MAYHEM tracks are reportedly old tracks that were originally meant to go on a compilation that, for an undisclosed reason, never saw the light of day. This will be a strictly limited release ...

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Ex-ANTHRAX Singer Covers AC/DC For Debut Solo CD!

Former ANTHRAX vocalist Neil Turbin was once again at Jet City Studios laying down rhythm tracks with drummer Glenn Noyes and guitarist Kevin Layland, who reportedly provided “crushing” guitar tracks on two songs for Turbin's upcoming solo release, entitled Threat Con Delta, which is scheduled to be issued through Metal Mayhem Music in early 2002. ...

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Introduction to Mayhem - PRIMER 55

Hailing from Memphis, PRIMER 55 is one of Island/Def Jam's first forays into the rap/metal genre, and to these ears, it is a rather unspectacular one. Boasting a sound that can best be described as a heavier, more aggressive early LIMP BIZKIT, PRIMER 55 are by-the-numbers rapcore that invariably revolves around quieter, "rappy" verses and ...

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Archive News Dec 06, 2001

The “MAJOR announcement” regarding the band's guitarist search that LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst had promised to make via his appearance by phone on yesterday's Total Request Live had turned out to be not much of an announcement at all. Besides plugging the group's new remix album, entitled New Old Songs, Durst ...

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Archive News Dec 05, 2001

METALLICA are taking a break for the holidays, but will return to the studio in January with a view towards releasing a new studio album next fall, according to statements attributed to the band's management and their publicist by MTV.com. While frontman James Hetfield spent time in rehab for alcoholism and “other ...

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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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