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METALLICA: 'This Monster Lives' Book Due In November

"Metallica: This Monster Lives", a book chronicling filmmaker Joe Berlinger's three years spent with METALLICA making the "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster" documentary, is due in November via Martins Press. "It will be designed to tie into the DVD release of the film, which will be [in early 2005]," Berlinger told MTV.com last October. "The ...

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MACHINE HEAD Frontman Checks In With Studio, Tour Update

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robert Flynn has posted the following message on the band's official forum: "Woo–hoo! "Still recovering from Fat Tuesday, Yow! Drink of the night, Grey Goose Vodka Lemon Drops. Fuck – in – A! Kind of a fruity drink (in the metrosexual sense), but they're a manly color, so, you know... that's how ...

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First European G3 Tour Dates Announced

The first dates for the European G3 Tour, featuring Steve Vai, Joe Satriani and Robert Fripp, have been released. They are as follows: Jun. 13 - Arrow Rock Festival, NETH Jun. 14-20 - TBA Jun. 22 - Manchester, UK Jun. 23 - Glascow, UK Jun. 25 - Newcastle, UK Jun. 26 - Birmingham, UK Jun. ...

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European G3 Tour Without YNGWIE MALMSTEEN?

According to the YNGWIE MALMSTEEN fan site Guitar Alchemy, initial reports from the Joe Satriani camp indicate that Malmsteen will not be taking part in the planned European G3 trek alongside Satriani and Steve Vai. Instead the third slot will likely be filled by Robert Fripp of KING CRIMSON fame. No further information ...

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GENERAL SURGERY: Live Photos Posted Online

Legendary Swedish grindcore merchants GENERAL SURGERY have posted live pictures taken during their Feb. 14 appearance at Club Nocturnal in Gothenburg on their official web site. Check them out here. The concert, which marked GENERAL SURGERY's first show in 14 years, featured support sets from RELEVANT FEW (featuring GARDENIAN, ex-GOOSEFLESH bassist Robert Hakemo) ...

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STRYPER Singer: God Brought Us Back Together On Reunion Tour

STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet has posted the following message on his official web site: "Hello everyone. I thank you all again for your undying patience with me regarding updates and newsletters. I get so caught up in day-to-day events that before I know it, two to three months have gone by. Amazing, where does the ...

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CORETEZ Part Ways With Guitarist, Seek Replacement

CORETEZ, the new group featuring former ILL NINO members Roger Vasquez (vocals) and Marc Rizzo (guitar, also in SOULFLY), have posted the following update on their official web site: "Wow, it's been a while since an update. Please forgive us. I know that a lot of you are wondering what the hell has been going ...

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THIN LIZZY Drummer 'Feeling Better', Will Join The Band On The Road

THIN LIZZY drummer Michael Lee (ex-PAGE/PLANT, THE CULT, LITTLE ANGELS) is "feeling better" and will join his bandmates on their upcoming tour after all, according to a statement from the group's management, Coallier Entertainment. The band had previously announced their intention to find a temporary replacement while Lee was recovering from an unspecified illness. "All ...

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CAMP FREDDY Perform At MAXIM Magazine's Pre-SUPERBOWL Party: Photos Available

CAMP FREDDY, the Los Angeles-based "jam" band consisting of JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar), ex-GUNS N' ROSES/THE CULT drummer Matt Sorum, bassist Scott Ford, and vocalist Donovan Leitch (the son of 1960s U.K. folk-rock icon Donovan) performed at the Maxim Magazine Superbowl Party on Friday, January ...

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GENERAL SURGERY Confirmed For Germany's FUCK THE COMMERCE Festival

Legendary Swedish grindcore merchants GENERAL SURGERY have been confirmed for the Fuck The Commerce festival, set to take place May 20-22 in Neiden/Torgau, Germany. Also scheduled to appear are BRODEQUIN, DISGORGE, GORATORY, LITURGY, BIRDFLESH, CLITEATER and DEFLORACE, with more acts soon to be announced. For more information on the Fuck The Commerce festival, click

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VISCERAL BLEEDING Film 'Extreme' New Video

Swedish death metallers VISCERAL BLEEDING have shot a video for the new track "Fury Unleashed" off their forthcoming sophomore album, "Transcend Into Ferocity". "Hopefully the video will be included as bonus on the upcoming CD," the band write on their web site. "The video was shoot by Olle Karlsson and is really fucking extreme." As ...

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GENERAL SURGERY: Support Acts Announced

Legendary Swedish grindcore merchants GENERAL SURGERY will be supported by RELEVANT FEW (featuring GARDENIAN, ex-GOOSEFLESH bassist Robert Hakemo) and INVOKED at their February 14 appearance at Club Nocturnal in Gothenburg. The concert, which will mark GENERAL SURGERY's first show in 14 years, will be followed by a "smaller headlining tour" in April, with a couple ...

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CARDINAL Part Ways With Bassist, Seek Replacement

CARDINAL, the Dutch death metal group formed by former members of UNLORD, CONOLATION, NEMBRIONIC and NECROLOGY, are currently holding auditions for a new bass player. The band's previous bassist, Robert Jan, has decided to leave the band "due to private circumstances." Although CARDINAL are "sorry to see him go, we have to move on," the ...

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LED ZEPPELIN: New 1970 Audience Tape Unearthed

Led-Zeppelin.com reports: "Easily one of the most exciting new tapes unearthed ever features [LED ZEPPELIN's] last concert of 1970 — the 2 1/2 hour evening performance at Madison Square Garden (9/19/70). Not only is it likely the best show of the tour, it contains an unusual setlist with some surprises including a thunderous rendition of ...

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VISCERAL BLEEDING Change Album Title

Swedish death metallers VISCERAL BLEEDING have changed the projected title of their forthcoming sophomore album to "Transcend Into Ferocity" from the previously announced "As Fury Unfolds". The artwork for the upcoming album will be done by Shelly Noir and "it's absolutely sick," the band write on their web site. "It perfectly illustrates the content of ...

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VISCERAL BLEEDING Name New Album

Swedish death metallers VISCERAL BLEEDING have set "As Fury Unfolds" as the title of their sophomore album, tentatively due in March through Retribute Records. "The pre-mix result is simply amazing and the magnitude of brutality on this piece of sickness goes far beyond its predecessor," the band write on their web site. The follow-up to ...

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OBSESSION: On The Verge Of Signing New Record Deal

Reunited classic early '80s metal band OBSESSION are currently in negotiations with several European labels about securing a new record deal, according to a post on the group's web site. "While the band doesn't want to name any labels for fear of jinxing any progress, these labels that are being negotiated with all have worldwide ...

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