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ANTHRAX Guitarist Writes In From The Road

The following is a re-posting of the latest installment of ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian's regular online column, dubbed "Alpha Mail", as it appears on the group's official web site at www.anthrax.com: "I'm on the bus heading to Glasgow. Tonight was the first show in Manchester. I'm currently basking in the after glow of ...

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ANTHRAX Set European Release Date For 'We've Come For You All'

ANTHRAX have set March 3, 2003 as the release date for their long-awaited new album, "We've Come For You All", through Nuclear Blast Records in Europe. According to an official Nuclear Blast newsletter, "the problems with [ANTHRAX's] US label seem to be solved, so there shouldn't be any further delay concerning the release date." "We've ...

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ANTHRAX Soundtrack Cut Makes Its Way Online

A full-length MP3 of the ANTHRAX-penned track "Love Siege", which appears on the soundtrack to director John Carpenter's Ghost Of Mars, can be downloaded from Carpenter's official web site at this location. According to the official web site of ex-ANTHRAX guitarist Paul Crook, "the song was written and recorded live in the studio ...

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ANTHRAX To Perform Headlining Show In Switzerland

ANTHRAX will perform a headlining show at Z-7 Konzertfabrik in Pratteln, Switzerland on Saturday, October 26th. The concert will take place on an "off" day during the band's European tour with MOTÖRHEAD, which is scheduled to kick off on October 13th in Manchester, England. Support at the Pratteln show will come from Switzerland's MEGORA, an ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY Ripped Off By Former Assistant

A former management assistant to MOTÖRHEAD's Lemmy Kilmister has been charged with ripping off the rock'n'roll legend, according to Allstar. Alex Guerrero is facing multiple counts of forgery and grand theft to the tune of just over $30,000. He's been released on a $15,000 bond and has his first court appearance set for October 9th. ...

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Former ANTHRAX Singer Delays Release Of Solo Debut

Former ANTHRAX frontman Neil Turbin has reportedly pushed back the release of his debut solo album, entitled Threatcon Delta, to December 2002/January 2003 through Metal Mayhem Records. According to AMSTERDAM guitarist Ronnie Borchert, who makes a guest appearance on the album, the CD "really shreds. People out there will dig it." ...

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MEDICATION Recruit Ex-DOWNSET Drummer For European Tour

MEDICATION will reportedly be utilizing the services of ex-DOWNSET/DEADBOLT drummer Chris Hamilton on the group's upcoming European tour, which is rumored to include stint as the opening act the upcoming MOTÖRHEAD/ANTHRAX trek. Hamilton replaces Jason Loree, who performed at the band's recent U.S. dates with COAL CHAMBER. MEDICATION is a Los Angeles-based group that features ...

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ANTHRAX Film Scene For HELEN MIRREN Movie

ANTHRAX filmed a scene last week for an upcoming Helen Mirren movie, Calendar Girls, due sometime next year. Commented guitarist Scott Ian: "It's a true story about these British women that posed for a sexy calendar to raise money for charity. It became huge and they came to LA to be on Jay Leno. Our ...

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MEDICATION In Talks To Tour Europe With MOTÖRHEAD

Los Angeles-based MEDICATION, who feature in their ranks former MACHINE HEAD/SOULFLY guitarist Logan Mader, ex-UGLY KID JOE/LIFE OF AGONY vocalist Whitfield Crane, ex-ADAYINTHELIFE guitarist Blunt, and ex-THE PIECE DOGS bassist Kyle Sanders, are said to be in talks to join the upcoming MOTÖRHEAD European tour, which also features ANTHRAX in the middle slot. No official ...

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ANTHRAX's Record Label Seeks Distribution Home

Despite rumors to the contrary, ANTHRAX's U.S. record label, Beyond Records, is not in talks with ADA for distribution following the breakdown of negotiations to sell the company to IRON MAIDEN manager Rod Smallwood's Sanctuary Music Group, according to Hits Daily Double. No further information is available at this time on who may end up ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE, IRON MAIDEN, TESTAMENT Vocalists Among Frontmen Spotlighted In Singer Book

QUEENSRŸCHE's Geoff Tate, IRON MAIDEN's Bruce Dickinson, TESTAMENT's Chuck Billy and JUDAS PRIEST's Tim "Ripper" Owens are some of the vocalists featured in the new book entitled Pro Secrets Of Heavy Rock Singing, which is being described in an official press release as "the first instructional singing book to address exclusively rock singing in the ...

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Former ANTHRAX Frontman To Issue Long-Awaited Solo Debut

Former ANTHRAX vocalist Neil Turbin is tentatively due to release his long-awaited debut solo album, entitled Threatcon Delta, in September/October through Metal Mayhem Records. Among the tracks that are currently set to appear on the CD are the following: 01. Blue Screen of Death 02. Welcome to the Rat Race 03. Dog Eat Everything 04. ...

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DROWNING POOL Singer Found Dead

DROWNING POOL singer Dave Williams was found dead on the band's tour bus Wednesday afternoon (August 14th), according to a spokesperson for the group. He was 30 years old. The Dallas quartet was on tour with Ozzfest when Williams' body was discovered. Ozzfest had played the Verizon Wireless Music Center in Noblesville, Indiana, on Tuesday. ...

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MOTÖRHEAD/ANTHRAX European Dates Leaked

Several dates for the forthcoming MOTÖRHEAD European tour, which is likely to include ANTHRAX in the support slot, have been leaked. They are as follows: Oct. 13 – Manchester, UK @ Apollo Oct. 15 – Birmingham, UK @ NIA Oct. 17 – Newport, UK @ Centre Oct. 19 – London, UK @ Wembley Arena Oct. ...

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INFERNAL COMBUSTION: Acclaimed Parody Webzine Returns From Hiatus

Infernal Combustion, the acclaimed parody heavy metal webzine, has returned from a six-month hiatus and launched its 25th batch of "slander, lies and mockery" upon the metalheads of the Internet. Frequently referred to as "The Onion of metal," Infernal Combustion features satirical stories sending up both modern and classic metal bands, written in a straight-faced ...

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NUCLEAR ASSAULT To Issue Live Album Through SCREAMING FERRET WRECKORDS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Social Reformists NUCLEAR ASSAULT Reunite! Original Lineup of Thrash Metal Innovators Prepare Live Album For Screaming Ferret Wreckords!! With America's societal transgressions reaching a boiling point, it has become necessary for the injustices to possess a voice. While many have attempted, none have been able to address the issues with the intoxicating ...

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THE WHO Frontman Makes Guest Appearance On New ANTHRAX CD!

THE WHO frontman Roger Daltrey has recorded a guest appearance on one track for the forthcoming ANTHRAX album We've Come For You All, according to ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante. "[Roger] sings on [the song] 'Taking The Music Back', [which is] one of my favorites [from the new album]," said Benante. "He put a 'Won't Get ...

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