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SEPULTURA: Video Shoot Photos Posted Online

SEPULTURA began shooting the video for their rendition of U2's "Bullet The Blue Sky" — one of the cover tracks featured on their upcoming EP, "Revolusongs" — last Friday (Nov. 29) in São Paulo, Brazil. To view 32 photos taken at the video shoot, click here. "Revolusongs" is set to surface via FNM/Universal ...

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SEPULTURA To Film Video For U2 Cover

SEPULTURA will film a video for their version of U2's "Bullet The Blue Sky" on Saturday, Nov. 30 in São Paulo, Brazil. The track comes off the group's soon-to-be-released EP of covers, "Revolusongs", which is set to surface via FNM/Universal Records in Brazil, SPV/Steamhammer Records in Europe and JVC Records in Japan. The group are ...

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SLIPKNOT's CLOWN: How I Assembled 'Disasterpieces'

SLIPKNOT percussionist/mastermind, Shawn Crahan (a.k.a. Clown), recently explained how he went about assembling the band's "Disasterpieces" DVD, due Nov. 26 via Roadrunner. "I didn't really have an outline, because the first thing was, you know, let's check out what we have," he said. "So, I watched all the footage. I watched it all, man. I ...

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RUMBLEFISH Finish Recording Debut

Los Angeles-based RUMBLEFISH have finished recording their debut album, "Exit Highland", with producer Mudrock (GODSMACK, TRIK TURNER, POWERMAN 5000) for a March/April 2003 release through Roadrunner Records. The band, who recently signed a management deal with Bill Mcgathy/Cory Sheridan, will mix the album during December with Andy Wallace, who has previously worked with KORN, LIMP ...

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RED TAPE Sign With ROADRUNNER RECORDS

Sacramento's RED TAPE have inked a deal with Roadrunner Records. It was a demo cut produced by ORGY guitarist Amir Derakh earlier this year that sealed the proverbial deal. . "We told him to make it bump like it was being played in a low-rider!" beams guitarist/mainman Jeff Jaworsky. Known for a caustic, extremely high-energy ...

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SPINESHANK Drummer Offers Studio Update

SPINESHANK drummer Tommy Decker recently posted the following update on the progress of the recording sessions for the band's forthcoming album, "Violent Mood Swings": "I just wanted to let you guys know what has been going on lately. We have been working 12 hours a day and things are moving along. We have 17 drum ...

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CHIMAIRA Set Release Date For Sophomore CD

CHIMAIRA have set Apr. 15, 2003 as the tentative release date through Roadrunner Records of the group's sophomore album, "The Impossibility Of Reason". The band are set to begin recording the CD at Cleveland's Spider Studios on Nov. 25 with SW1TCHED's Ben Schigel at the production helm. ...

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COAL CHAMBER Frontman Offers Update On Future Activities

COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara has posted a lengthy update on the band's official web site, addressing, among other things, the group's recent split with drummer Mike Cox, the release of an upcoming DVD and other future activities. The following is Dez's statement in its entirety: "OK, here's what's going on. Let's talk COAL CHAMBER ...

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HASTE video for 'Engine' added to MTV2 Rocks

Birmingham, Alabama's HASTE has had their video for "Engine" from "When Reason Sleeps" officially added to MTV2 Rocks. The video will make its debut this Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 6:00 p.m. EST. This is a huge accomplishment, as they have become the first Century Media band to ever make it into MTV2 Rocks. Filmed by ...

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SEPULTURA: 10 New Songs Ready To Go

SEPULTURA have completed rough versions of 10 new songs in instrumental form for their upcoming studio album, due in early 2003. According to the group's official web site, "last week they recorded a CD with 8 of [the songs] and they are using it to work on the lyrics... [Frontman] Derrick [Green] plays guitar in ...

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EARACHE & DEICIDE: A Match Made In Bloody Hell

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Earache Records is proud to announce its newest signing: DEICIDE. Known the world over as one of the founding fathers of Death Metal, DEICIDE stand strong to this day as one of the most influential and controversial metal bands ever. With a relentlessly brutal sound and uncompromisingly blasphemous lyrics, DEICIDE set the ...

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SPINESHANK Prepare To Enter Studio

SPINESHANK will enter Hollywood's Henson Studios (formerly the legendary A&M Studios) on Monday, October 28 to begin recording their new CD, "Violent Mood Swings", with producer Gggarth Richardson (RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, MUDVAYNE). An early 2003 release through Roadrunner Records is expected. ...

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KYLE THOMAS Speaks Out On The PANTERA/EXHORDER 'Feud'

Vocalist Kyle Thomas of the much-missed New Orleans metallers EXHORDER, cited by many as the originators of the riff-heavy power-groove approach popularized by PANTERA, has spoken out about his group's alleged influence on the latter band the belief by some that PANTERA "ripped off" EXHORDER in order to attain their early major label success. "Although ...

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SLIPKNOT In Talks With RICK RUBIN To Produce Next CD

SLIPKNOT are in talks with Rick Rubin (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, SLAYER) to produce the band's next studio album, tentatively due in late 2003. It is not presently clear if Rubin has officially agreed to helm the project, which would mark the group's first studio collaboration with someone other than Ross ...

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SLIPKNOT Advance DVD Screening To Be Held In New York City

An advance screening (presented in 5.1 Surround Sound on a theatre-sized screen) of the upcoming SLIPKNOT DVD, Disasterpieces, will be held on Friday, November 1st, 2002, between 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. at the Grand Ballroom at the Manhattan Center (311 W34th St btw 8th and 9th, upstairs from the Hammmerstein Ballroom). The first 100 ...

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MACHINE HEAD Set Tentative Track Listing For Live Album

MACHINE HEAD's as-yet-untitled live album is tentatively scheduled to be mixed by Colin Richardson in November at Chapel Studios in Lincolnshire, England for a January/February release through Roadrunner Records. The album, which was originally set to contain material recorded solely at the band's December 8th, 2001 show at the Brixton Academy in London, England, will ...

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SLIPKNOT Final DVD Cover Posted Online

Seems that the projected cover artwork for SLIPKNOT's forthcoming DVD, Disasterpieces, has changed since it was last posted via the Australian web site Metal Shop a few days ago. The new/final cover artwork can be viewed at this location. As previously reported, Disasterpieces was recorded in February in front of 12,000 SLIPKNOT fans ...

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SLIPKNOT DVD Artwork Posted Online

The cover image of SLIPKNOT's forthcoming DVD, Disasterpieces, has been posted online at this location. Recorded in February in front of 12,000 SLIPKNOT fans at England's London Arena, Disasterpieces facilitates the decision-making process by giving viewers the option to focus exclusively on one member and see things from his point of view, or ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE Skip Halloween Show, Prepare To Enter Studio

TYPE O NEGATIVE will enter Systems II Studios in Brooklyn, New York at the end of the month to commence recording the long-awaited follow-up to 1999's World Coming Down CD. As a result, the band will not be doing their traditional shows to celebrate Halloween and will instead focus all their attention on completing the ...

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NICKELBACK To Issue First-Ever DVD

NICKELBACK will release their first-ever DVD, titled Live At Home, on October 29th via Roadrunner Records. Included on the disc are the group's sold-out performance in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada earlier this year, plus videos for "How You Remind Me", "Leader Of Men", and "Too Bad", as well as a "making-of" segment for the "Too Bad" ...

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SLIPKNOT To Issue 'Colorful' New Home Video In 2003

SLIPKNOT will release a "warts and all" home video in 2003, according to Shawn "The Clown" Crahan. The percussionist told Kerrang! magazine that the video will show "SLIPKNOT going global." "It's going to have everything in it," he promises, "Vomit, piss, shit, dudes getting knocked out with stun guns and Sid collapsing from exhaustion. There'll ...

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SOULFLY/DOWNTHESUN: Initial Tour Dates Announced

Several dates have been announced for the upcoming SOULFLY headlining tour, featuring DOWNTHESUN in the direct support slot. They are as follows: Sep. 27 - Combined Locks, WI - Ryan's Ballroom (w/NORTHSIDE KINGS) Sep. 28 - Toledo, OH - Hard Hat Concert Hall (w/NORTHSIDE KINGS) Sep. 29 - Cleveland, OH - Agora Theatre Sep. 30 ...

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DOWNTHESUN Added To SOULFLY Tour

DOWNTHESUN have been added as direct support on the SOULFLY headline tour between September 27th and October 20th. DOWNTHESUN's self-titled debut is due to be released on October 1st through Roadrunner Records. ...

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CHIMAIRA Prepare New CD, Pursue Side Projects

Cleveland, Ohio's CHIMAIRA have set The Impossibility Of Reason as the tentative title of their upcoming CD, which is scheduled to be recorded in the fall for an early 2003 release through Roadrunner Records. Among the tracks set to be included on the effort are the following: 01. Cleansation 02. Awakening 03. The Dehumanizing Process ...

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Former FEAR FACTORY Guitarist Seeks Vocalist, Drummer

Former FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares is looking for a singer and drummer to join his as-yet-unnamed new band. Interested parties can send material to: Roadrunner Records, Inc. ATTN: Kevin Estrada 9229 Sunset Blvd Suite 705 Los Angeles, CA 90069 In related news, Cazares' ASESINO project, which also features its ranks STATIC-X bassist Tony Campos, ...

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