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RUMBLEFISH Change Name, Prepare Debut CD

Los Angeles-based RUMBLEFISH, who recently inked a deal with Roadrunner Records, have changed their name to HIGHLAND FALLS. Consisting of Mike Maine (vocals), Jason DeCosta (guitar/vocals), Dungus (bass/vocals), and Possum (drums), HIGHLAND FALLS spent the last two years honing their craft and warming up audiences with heavyweights such as LINKIN PARK, CRAZYTOWN, SOULFLY, MUDVAYNE and ...

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EXCLUSIVE: DINO CAZARES Speaks Out On FEAR FACTORY Split

Since FEAR FACTORY officially called it quits in early March, very little has been heard from the band themselves, with the four members of the group choosing to each deal with the break-up of this long-running group by immersing themselves in new projects rather than speaking out publicly on what was, by all accounts, a ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE: New Demo Track Listing Revealed

TYPE O NEGATIVE's recently-completed nine-song demo for their upcoming, as-yet-untitled studio album, which is tentatively due to be released through Roadrunner Records on October 29th, contains the following track listing (all working titles): 01. Nettie (4:58) 02. I Like Girls (2:49) 03. Valentine's Day (5:07) 04. I Need Love (7:03) 05. Anesthesia (5:39) 06. Why ...

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SLIPKNOT: No New Music Until Summer 2003

SLIPKNOT will not commence work on the follow-up to Iowa until early next year, according to frontman Corey Taylor. A summer 2003 release through Roadrunner Records is expected. In the meantime, the group will perform at several European festivals in August, including the UK's Reading and Leeds festivals, and Germany's Off Limits festival. In related ...

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DOG EAT DOG: No Record Deal, Plenty Of Side Projects

DOG EAT DOG have yet to secure a new record deal following their split with the Roadrunner label and are continuing to write material in anticipation of a new album, according to the latest online posting from bassist Dave Neabore. In the meantime, Neabore has reportedly been jamming with a new group called BAD KARMA, ...

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Former FEAR FACTORY Guitarist Recruits Ex-BUILT XL Singer For New Band

Former FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares has recruited 28-year-old ex-BUILT XL frontman Jason "Gong" Jones to sing in his as-yet-unnamed new outfit, BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal. Cazares and Jones have spent the last couple of weeks reworking three of the five songs originally demoed for what would have been FEAR FACTORY's fifth studio album, and ...

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THE DIRTY AMERICANS: New MP3 Posted Online

THE DIRTY AMERICANS, featuring former WORKHORSE MOVEMENT vocalist Myron, guitarist Jeff, bassist Pete, and new drummer Jeramiah Pilbeam, have posted the demo track "Burn You Down" in MP3 form at the Roadrunner Records web site at this location. THE DIRTY AMERICANS are currently writing songs for their debut album, which is due through ...

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SLIPKNOT Linked To German School Massacre

SLIPKNOT CDs have been found in the collection of German killer Robert Steinhaeuser, who shot dead 13 of his teachers, two teenagers and a policeman at his old school in Erfurt in Germany last week. Among the items found in Steinhaeuser's possession was a the supposed SLIPKNOT track "School Wars", the lyrics to which include ...

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SOULFLY Unveil Final Track Listing For "3"

The absolutely final track listing for SOULFLY's forthcoming CD, entitled simply 3, will be as follows: 01. Downstroy 02. Seek 'N' Strike 03. Enterfaith 04. One (feat. ILL NINO's Cristian Machado) 05. L.O.T.M. (formerly "Last Of The Mohicans") 06. Brasil 07. Tree Of Pain (feat. Asha + Max's stepson Richie) 08. One Nation (SACRED REICH ...

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TWICE THE SUN Ink Deal With Roadrunner Records

Miami, Florida's “alternative metal” act TWICE THE SUN have signed a full-fledged recording agreement with Roadrunner Records following the recent completion of a three-song demo with producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette (i.e. INCUBUS, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS). TWICE THE SUN came to Roadrunner as a joint signing between R2 Publishing head Dave Bason (aka, the man who ...

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Former MEGADETH Bassist To Collaborate With DRY KILL LOGIC, WARMACHINE

Former MEGADETH bassist Dave Ellefson spent the weekend of April 6-7 in New York assisting Roadrunner Records recording artists DRY KILL LOGIC with the songwriting process for the latter's sophomore full-length effort, which is tentatively due in late 2002. In other news, Ellefson will shortly collaborate with the Toronto, Canada-based four-piece WARMACHINE on the band's ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE: New Song Titles Revealed

TYPE O NEGATIVE's forthcoming, as-yet-untitled effort will include the following cuts, among others: 01. Nettie 02. I Like Girls 03. Anesthesia 04. Above All Things TYPE O NEGATIVE recently submitted a nine-song demo to Roadrunner Records and are continuing to write material for their next CD, which is tentatively due to be issued on October ...

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SOULFLY Complete Mixing New CD

SOULFLY have completed the mixing process for their third full-length effort, entitled III, at Record Plant studios in Los Angeles with Terry Date (i.e. PANTERA, DEFTONES) at the helm. The track listing for the album is shaping up as follows: 01. Downstroy 02. Seek 'n' Strike 03. Enterfaith 04. One (feat. ILL NINO's Cristian Machado) ...

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NICKELBACK Confirmed For Britain's V2002 Festival

NICKELBACK have been confirmed for this year's V2002 festival, where they will appear third on the bill below headliners STEREOPHONICS and PRIMAL SCREAM. The festival takes place on the weekend of August 17th and 18th at Chelmsford and Staffordshire in the UK. In other news, the band will be issuing their debut album, Curb, through ...

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SEPULTURA: Last-Ever Show With Max To Be Issued On CD

A live recording of the last-ever performance of the classic SEPULTURA line-up of Max Cavalera (guitar/vocals), Igor Cavalera (drums), Andreas Kisser (guitar) and Paulo Pinto Jr. (bass), which took place at Brixton Academy in London on December 16th, 1996, is tentatively scheduled to be released in CD form, under the title Live At Brixton, through ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE Record New Demo, DEEP PURPLE Cover

TYPE O NEGATIVE have completed work on a nine-song demo for their upcoming studio album, which is tentatively due to be released through Roadrunner Records on October 29th. In other news, the band hit the studio last week to record a cover of the DEEP PURPLE classic "Highway Star" for possible inclusion on the upcoming ...

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ILL NINO Frontman Makes Appearance On New SOULFLY CD

ILL NINO frontman Cristian Machado has recorded guest vocals for a track called "One", which is due to appear on the forthcoming SOULFLY full-length CD, entitled III. One of the last cuts completed for the much-anticipated effort, the song features Machado's predominantly melodic singing voice mixed in with SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera's more aggressive delivery ...

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FEAR FACTORY: "Concrete" Details Unveiled

FEAR FACTORY's first posthumous release, the previously-unreleased 1991 album, entitled Concrete, is tentatively scheduled to be issued through Roadrunner Records on July 30th. The full track listing for the Ross Robinson-produced effort is as follows: 01. Big God/Raped Souls* 02. Arise Above Oppression* 03. Concrete** 04. Crisis* 05. Escape Confusion* 06. Sangre De Ninos 07. ...

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Finland's Premier Metal Record Label Gets Bought Out By Universal

Finland's Spin-Farm Oy, the parent company of Spinefarm Records, Spikefarm Records, Ranka Recordings, Odor, Freeride and Hawaii Sounds and the home to such acts as NIGHTWISH, THE BLACK LEAGUE and CHARON, among many others, has had a controlling interest in the firm bought by Universal Music. According to an official statement from Spinefarm, the deal ...

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SOULFLY Enlist TERRY DATE To Mix New CD

SOULFLY have enlisted veteran producer Terry Date (i.e. PANTERA, DEFTONES) to remix their recently-recorded third full-length effort, entitled III, for a tentative June 25th release through Roadrunner Records. The group's first album to be produced by mainman Max Cavalera, III will tentatively include the following track listing: 01. Downstroy 02. Enterfaith 03. Seek And Strike ...

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SEPULTURA: Without A Record Deal, Pursuing Side Projects

SEPULTURA have parted ways with Rick Sales Management (i.e. SLAYER, SYSTEMATIC) and have broken off contract negotiations with Sanctuary Records following the group's split with Roadrunner last year, drummer Igor Cavalera has exclusively told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Although initial discussions between Sanctuary and SEPULTURA had taken place (a fact that was affirmed by a Sanctuary label ad ...

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