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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Drummer Shoots Down 'Split' Rumors

FLOTSAM AND JETSAM drummer Craig Nielsen has posted the following update on the group's official message board: "This is what's happening. The band was offered to be part of the W.A.S.P./ L.A GUNS/STEPHEN PEARCY tour and when put to the test of a real tour on the table, the band had to turn it down ...

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Former BULLETBOYS Drummer: Sharing The Memories

Former BULLETBOYS drummer Jimmy D'Anda has uploaded photos from a recent night out that included a reunion of sorts with former BULLETBOYS guitarist Mick Sweda. Also present for the occasion were former BULLETBOYS engineer Jeff Hendrickson, D'Anda's former drum tech Steve Minicucci, singer/guitarist Jimmy Coup (formerly of ANDREW W.K.) and Jason Hook (VINCE NEIL). Check ...

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UFO: Upcoming DVD To Include Footage From Studio Session

In addition to a full-length concert performance, filmed on Friday, May 13 at the Pumpwerk in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, the upcoming UFO DVD will also include songs from a studio session where the band will play tracks which in the past have rarely been performed on stage. The proposed track listing, chosen as the result of ...

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SUBSONIC's New Video To Feature Model ANGEL DAWN MASSIE

The second video from SUBSONIC's "No Such Soul" CD will feature model Angel Dawn Massie, who is perhaps best known for her photos for Dean Guitars. The video, which is being shot in Chicago next week, is being directed by Jason Meudt of Vision 4 Films and is the follow-up to the the first single, ...

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DIVINE EMPIRE: New Songs Available For Download

DIVINE EMPIRE, the Florida-based death metal band featuring bassist/vocalist Jason Blachowicz (ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION), have uploaded three songs from their upcoming CD, "Method of Execution", at their official web site. Check out the tracks "Vowed Revenge", "Dungeon Mask" and "Judge, Jury & Executioner" at this location. As previously reported, Century Media Records has set ...

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SINGLE BULLET THEORY Split From CRASH MUSIC INC.

Philadelphia-based metallers SINGLE BULLET THEORY have officially split from Crash Music Inc., according to a press release. The band released two albums under the Crash Music label: "Route 666" (2002) and "Behind Eyes of Hatred" (2004). SINGLE BULLET THEORY have just finished up a five-week trek across the United States and Canada with AMORPHIS, INTO ...

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'The Osbournes' Gets New Lease On Life On Web

World Entertainment News Network is reporting that MTV will broadcast reality show "The Osbournes" on the Internet as part of a free online channel. The cable network has decided to launch the MTV Overdrive web site to compete with rival firms like Walt Disney and Microsoft, who have already capitalized on the growing number of ...

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DROWNING POOL: 'Killin' Me' Video Posted Online

DROWNING POOL's video for the track "Killin' Me" has been posted online at the group's official web site. Check it out at this location. "Killin' Me" comes off the group's sophomore album, "Desensitized", available now on Wind-Up Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Sinner" was produced by Johnny K (DISTURBED, SOIL, FINGER ELEVEN) and ...

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MISERY INDEX 'Booted' From DEICIDE/IMMOLATION U.S. Tour

MISERY INDEX, the Baltimore, Maryland-based band featuring Jason Netherton (bass/vocals, ex-DYING FETUS) and Sparky Voyles (guitar, ex-DYING FETUS, M.O.D.), have posted the following message on their official web site: "Due to persistent issues and problems over the last few months with the booking agent, we were summarily booted from the upcoming DEICIDE/IMMOLATION tour in June. ...

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UFO: More U.S. Tour Dates Announced

Legendary hard rock band UFO have lined up the following U.S. dates in July: Jul. 06 – New York, NY – B.B. King's Jul. 07 - Hampton Beach - NH - Casino Jul. 08 - Baltimore - MD - House Of Rock Jul. 09 - Philadelphia - PA - The Trocadero Jul. 12 - Cleveland ...

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METALLICA, JUDAS PRIEST, MEGADETH Members Pay Tribute To ANTHRAX

Metal musicians congratulate ANTHRAX on their 20th anniversary: MEGADETH's Dave Mustaine: "ANTHRAX is a band that I have always respected, that has always mattered and was very important to the American metal scene. As part of the 'big four' they were responsible for an enormous amount of the credit for helping establish American metal bands ...

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DEMOLITION To Support TESTAMENT On European 'Reunion' Tour

Austrian melodic thrashers DEMOLITION will be supporting TESTAMENT on their upcoming European "reunion" tour beginning with the London date on May 8. Also appearing non the bill are DIVINE EMPIRE, the Florida-based death metal band featuring bassist/vocalist Jason Blachowicz (ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION), and SUSPERIA. Confirmed TESTAMENT/DEMOLITION tour dates: May 08 – London, UK @ Koko May ...

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BEYOND TWILIGHT Sign With NIGHTMARE RECORDS

Danish metallers BEYOND TWILIGHT have inked a U.S. deal with Nightmare Records for the release of their new album, "Section X" (as well as "The Devil's Hall of Fame", which until now only has been available in USA through import). An April release is expected. "After the success of 'The Devil’s Hall of Fame' in ...

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SHADOWS FALL To Guest On 'Lex & Terry' Morning Show

SHADOWS FALL have had an extremely busy week upon being named as main-stage performers at this year's Ozzfest, having their new single for "Inspiration On Demand" score the #4 Most Added spot on the R&R Active Rock chart behind AUDIOSLAVE, GREEN DAY and ROBERT PLANT, all while continuing to annihilate arenas on the SLIPKNOT tour. ...

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DIVINE EMPIRE To Open For TESTAMENT In Europe

DIVINE EMPIRE, the Florida-based death metal band featuring bassist/vocalist Jason Blachowicz (ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION), have reportedly been tapped to open for TESTAMENT on their upcoming European "reunion" tour in early May. As previously reported, DIVINE EMPIRE have posted a brand new track, entitled "Storm of Hatred", at this location. "Storm of Hatred" comes off ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Singer Gets His GRAMMY

United Press International is reporting that Grammy Awards organizers decided it was better late than never for former LED ZEPPELIN frontman Robert Plant. Plant received his Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Thursday (March 17) prior to his keynote interview at the annual South By Southwest music conference in Austin, Texas. Plant was absent Feb. 12, when ...

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UFO To Tour U.S. In July

According to Ticketmaster.com, UFO are scheduled to perform at B.B. Kings in New York City on Wednesday, July 6, 2005. Additional U.S. dates are expected to be announced soon. As previously reported, the current lineup of UFOPhil Mogg (vocals), Pete Way (bass), Vinnie Moore (guitar), Paul Raymond (rhythm guitar, keyboards) and Jason Bonham ...

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