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DIMMU BORGIR Set Release Date For 'Death Cult Armageddon'

DIMMU BORGIR have set a tentative September 8 European release date through Nuclear Blast Records for their new album, titled "Death Cult Armageddon". The CD, which is currently being mixed at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden, will contain the following tracks (in no particular order): 01. Allegiance 02. Blood Hunger Doctrine 03. For The World ...

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STRYPER Frontman To Perform At MARS HILL Record-Release Party

STRYPER vocalist Michael Sweet will be performing at the MARS HILL record-release party on Friday, May 30 at J.R.s in Cranston, Rhode Island. Massachusetts-based MARS HILL have just released "Sink or Swim", an album which Michael produced, played a little guitar and helped out with backing vocals on. As part of the party, Michael will ...

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WARRANT Guitarist To Join SUKI JONES For East Coast Dates

SUKI JONES, the new band featuring former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler, RATT/ex-LOVE/HATE singer Jizzy Pearl, ex-SLASH'S SNAKEPIT guitarist Keri Kelli, and ex-VINCE NEIL/RATT bassist Robbie Crane, have now recruited WARRANT guitarist Erik Turner as a temporary replacement for Brent Muscat (FASTER PUSSYCAT). Turner will be joining the group on their upcoming East Coast ...

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ROB HALFORD: 'I Want To Jam'

Rob Halford has posted the following message to the official HALFORD discussion forum at www.robhalford.com: "Hi everyone. First of all, I want to say a big thank you to all the HALFORD fans that came out to the recent shows. Those of you who saw us and posted your reactions, sent a message ...

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SEPULTURA Announce European Tour

Brazilian metal veterans SEPULTURA will embark on a European tour in late May. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 31 – Donnington, UK @ Download Festival Website Jun. 01 – Istanbul, TUR @ Maslak Jun. 03 – Derry, IRE @ Nerve Centre Jun. 04 - Belfast, IRE @ Limelight Jun. 05 - Dublin, IRE @ ...

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SUKI JONES Enlist BEAUTIFUL CREATURES Guitarist For East Coast Tour

SUKI JONES, the new band featuring former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler, RATT/ex-LOVE/HATE singer Jizzy Pearl, ex-SLASH'S SNAKEPIT guitarist Keri Kelli, and ex-VINCE NEIL/RATT bassist Robbie Crane, have recruited guitarist Michael Thomas (BEAUTIFUL CREATURES, ENGINES OF AGGRESSION) as a temporary replacement for Brent Muscat (FASTER PUSSYCAT). Thomas will be joining the group on their ...

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KID ROCK, SLASH Jam On 'Sweet Home Alabama' At Barnstable Brown Gala

Kid Rock, former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash and country crooner Travis Tritt rocked the house with a version of "Sweet Home Alabama" at the Barnstable Brown Gala at this year's Kentucky Derby in Louisville, Kentucky. The Barnstable Brown Gala, known as one of Louisville's most glamorous fund-raising events, benefits diabetes research at the universities ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: 'Tribe' Track Listing Revealed!

QUEENSRŸCHE have set the tentative track listing for their forthcoming studio album, "Tribe", due on July 22 through Sanctuary Records. The follow-up to 1999's "Q2K", which is expected to include a guest appearance by original QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Chris DeGarmo, will contain the following cuts: 01. Tribe 02. U.M.S. 03. Blood 04. Desert Dance 05. The ...

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UNIDA Announce California Date

UNIDA, the band featuring former KYUSS vocalist John Garcia, will perform a headlining show at Flaherty's Bar And Grill in Palm Springs, California on Saturday, May 10. Also appearing on the bill will be SONS OF SERRO and STUMBLE JUNKIES. As previously reported, UNIDA have yet to secure a release for their much-anticipated full-length CD, ...

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SOULFLY Joined By Former Drummer At Chicago Gig

SOULFLY were joined on stage by former member Joe Nunez during the extended "drum jam" portion of their headlining set at the House Of Blues in Chicago, Illinois Thursday night (May 1). According to an onlooker, "Joe and [SOULFLY drummer] Roy [Mayorga] both commanded the beat high atop the stage on Roy's kit, while Max ...

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ROADRUNNER RECORDS Launches THE VAULT!

Roadrunner Records U.S. have launched a special section of their official web site called The Vault where you can buy digital files of all Roadrunner music — past and present, deleted and current. Check it out here. In conjunction with the site's launch, SLIPKNOT drummer/MUDERDOLLS guitarist and an avid Roadrunner aficionado Joey Jordison ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: New Release Date For 'Tribe'

QUEENSRŸCHE have pushed back the projected release date of their new CD, "Tribe", to July 22 through Sanctuary Records. The follow-up to 1999's "Q2K", which will feature a guest appearance by original QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Chris DeGarmo, is being engineered by Scott Olson, who has previously worked as the "full-time right hand" to Terry Date (producer ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: CHRIS DEGARMO Out Again?

QUEENSRŸCHE appear to have once again parted ways with guitarist Chris DeGarmo. "Due to scheduling conflicts, Chris DeGarmo will not be able to go on the QUEENSRŸCHE European tour as originally planned... but… The show must go on and it will be a great one!!!" drummer Scott Rockefield wrote on the band's official web site. ...

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CAMP FREDDY To Tape 'Late Call With Carson Daly' Appearance

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), will tape their "Last Call With Carson Daly" appearance on ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Drummer To Appear In ROLLING STONE Magazine

Former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler was reportedly interviewed for the next issue of Rolling Stone magazine. In other news, Adler is a confirmed special guest on the POISON/VINCE NEIL summer tour at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in Woodlands, Texas on July 19. Also on the Adler front, Steven has apparently expressed an ...

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THE SCORPIONS To Record New Album

Veteran German hard rockers THE SCORPIONS are taking a little break before entering the studio to record their new studio album, tentatively due in early 2004. Several producer names have been mentioned as possible collaborators on the group's next effort, including Bob Rock (METALLICA, THE CULT), Rick Parashar (PEARL JAM, NICKELBACK, BLIND MELON) and former ...

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GODSMACK's ERNA On The New Album: 'Nobody Else Is Doing What We're Doing'

GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna is confident that the group's new album, "Faceless" (due April 8 through Republic/Universal Records), will help the band build upon the momentum created through the quadruple-platinum success of the group's debut and the double-platinum performance of its follow-up, "Awake". "Nobody's doing what we're doing on this record, I guarantee it," Erna ...

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GUNS N' ROSES, ARMORED SAINT, BEAUTIFUL CREATURES Members To Jam In Illinois

GUNS N' ROSES keyboardist Dizzy Reed, ex-WHITESNAKE/BLUE MURDER bassist Tony Franklin, ARMORED SAINT/ODIN guitarist Jeff Duncan, BEAUTIFUL CREATURES guitarist Anthony Focx and ENUFF Z'NUFF/VINCE NEIL drummer Vikki Foxx will join HAPPENIN' HARRY & THE HAPTONES for three Chicago-area shows at the end of next week. Confirmed dates are as follows: THURSDAY, APRIL 10th, 2003 Penny ...

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VOIVOD To Play 'Secret' Club Gig In San Francisco

Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted will make his live debut with VOIVOD tonight (April 4) at a "secret" show at Bourbon Street Bar And Grill in Concord, California. The band will appear under the name TARRAT and will run through a full set in preparation for their upcoming co-headlining tour with SEPULTURA. Also performing will ...

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PEARL JAM Respond To Rocky Mountain News Article

PEARL JAM have responded to the story from the Rocky Mountain News claiming uproar of the action of singer Eddie Vedder impaling a mask of President Bush on a microphone stand, then slamming it to the stage. The newspaper reported what sounded like a mass walkout, but according to the band about two-dozen ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Collaborating With LIMP BIZKIT Engineer, FOO FIGHTERS Producer On New CD

QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton has revealed that the group's much-anticipated new studio album is being engineered by Scott Olson, who had previously worked as the "full-time right hand" to Terry Date, producer for such bands as the DEFTONES, PANTERA and LIMP BIZKIT, among others. The as-yet-untitled effort will be mixed by Adam Kasper, whose previous ...

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SUKI JONES: More Tour Dates Announced

SUKI JONES, the new band featuring former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler, RATT/ex-LOVE/HATE singer Jizzy Pearl, ex-SLASH'S SNAKEPIT guitarist Keri Kelli, FASTER PUSSYCAT guitarist Brent Muscat, and ex-VINCE NEIL/RATT bassist Robbie Crane, have announced additional dates as part of their national tour. The latest additions are as follows: Apr. 30 - San Francisco, CA ...

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JASON NEWSTED: 'I Want To Play Some Old SABBATH Tunes With OZZY'

Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted is making no bones about the fact that he is extremely excited to be performing with OZZY OSBOURNE on his upcoming Canadian and Ozzfest tours. Newsted, who was replaced in METALLICA by former OZZY bassist Robert Trujillo, is particularly psyched to have the opportunity to jam on some SABBATH classics ...

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