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DOHENY To Play 'Secret' Show At L.A.'s Viper Room

DOHENY, the California-based band formed by ex-THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar) and former PITCHSHIFTER frontman Jon "J.S." Clayden, will once again be hitting the Sunset Strip at L.A.'s infamous Viper Room. Home to DOHENY's first-ever performance, The Viper Room is the host for DOHENY's "secret" show for Indie 103.1 FM radio station ...

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5 BILLION DEAD Launch Debut EP

5 BILLION DEAD, the new American metal band featuring EQUINOX singer/bassist Matt Wagner and DNS singer/artist Strain, have just released their debut EP. The CD was produced and mixed by Jason Suecof at Audiohammer studios (TRIVIUM, ADRIFT, MONSTROSITY, CAPHARNAUM) in Sanford, FL and was mastered by Jim Morris at Morrisound. MP3 clips of the tracks ...

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SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT To Sponsor OZZFEST For Fourth Year

Sony Computer Entertainment America will reunite with the long-running summer festival Ozzfest as a sponsor for a fourth year. As a veteran sponsor, Sony Computer Entertainment America is giving fans the chance to win tickets to witness the historic BLACK SABBATH and JUDAS PRIEST reunions along with the music of SLAYER, SLIPKNOT, HATEBREED, and Zakk ...

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ALTER BRIDGE: First Single Available Online

"Open Your Eyes", the first single from ALTER BRIDGE, the band formed by CREED guitarist Mark Tremonti, CREED drummer Scott Phillips and exiled CREED bassist Brian Marshall, can currently be previewed in streaming audio at VH1.com. "Open Your Eyes" comes off ALTER BRIDGE's debut album, "One Day Remains", due on August 10 through ...

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FILTER: Studio Update

FILTER frontman Richard Patrick has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Hey everyone, I'm back with a little studio update. I just finished a song called 'Only You' and out of all the songs I've written it's definitely one of my favorites. It's gorgeous and melodic and it mixes acoustic guitars ...

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PHANTOMBOLA To Support EDGUY In Australia

Australia's PHANTOMBOLA (PTB) have completed work on their debut full-length album, "Harvest". The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Filter 02. Die4u 03. Timing 04. Dejavu 05. Let Me Out 06. Fade Away 07. Warriors 08. Lean 09. Aunti Lenni 10. Disremember Audio samples from the CD can be heard via the ...

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FILTER's RICHARD PATRICK Hangs Out With SLIPKNOT

FILTER mainman Richard Patrick has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Hey guys I'm back as promised. My girlfriend got me an official die cast model of the Millennium Falcon for my birthday earlier this week. It's this big four-pound replica of the model they used in 'Episode IV' of the ...

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FILTER Frontman: 'The Best Music I've Ever Made'

FILTER frontman Richard Patrick has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Hey everybody, sorry I haven’t been posting the 'Rich Words' [section of the web site] as frequently as in the past, but as you can probably imagine, I've been pretty busy working on the new recordings. I hate to pat ...

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FILTER Collaborators Talk About The Band's New Album

Legendary JANE'S ADDICTION bassist Eric Avery, FAILURE mastermind Ken Andrews and FILTER's Frank Cavanaugh recently answered a few questions for FILTER's official web site about their work on the new FILTER album, tentatively due later in the year: Q: What does the new FILTER album sound like? Ken: "It sounds really good. Rich ...

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MTV: JERRY CANTRELL To Jam With ALICE IN CHAINS Bandmates

Since moving from Seattle to Los Angeles eight months ago, former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell has re-established lines of communication with former CHAINS bassist Mike Inez and drummer Sean Kinney, and plans to jam with them later this month, according to MTV.com. "We don't have any expectations," he stressed. "We're gonna get in ...

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CAMP FREDDY Begin Recording Debut Album

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), entered a Los Angeles studio last week to begin recording ...

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Report: Civil War History Set To Heavy Metal

Christina Kauffman of York Sunday News reports that for those who like to serve their Civil War history with a dose of heavy metal music, Indiana-based ICED EARTH has released "The Glorious Burden", a 12-track compact disc that highlights historic moments using an electric guitar. A self-proclaimed history buff from an early age, ICED EARTH ...

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FILTER Singer: New Album Due In The Summer

FILTER mainman Richard Patrick has posted the following message to the "Rich's Words" section of the group's official web site: "Happy Holidays to all my online friends! I just want you to know that it's been a great year for me and we're still working on the new record. This material is fucking amazing, as ...

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SPHERA Open Rehearsal To General Public

Los Angeles-based modern hard rockers SPHERA are holding a open invitation to anyone in the general public who live in the Southern California area to preview their new material this Thursday, November 20. The event will begin at 8:30 pm at Amp Rehersal, 5259 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601 in Room E. For further ...

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WES BORLAND Hopes To Produce Some Tracks On New EVANESCENCE Album

Former LIMP BIZKIT guitarist Wes Borland has hooked up with NINE INCH NAILS keyboardist/programmer Danny Lohner to work on a number of new projects, many of which were born through relations that formed while working on the "Underworld" soundtrack, according to MTV.com. The pair, who worked with FILTER frontman Richard Patrick under the name the ...

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JERRY CANTRELL To Guest On New FILTER Album?

FILTER mainman Richard Patrick has posted the following message to the "Rich's Words" section of the group's official web site: "Ladies and gentlemen the new FILTER record is unbelievable, it's coming along nicely and it's full of lots of variety. [Engineer] Rae Dileo and I are pounding out the songs and I've been talking to ...

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NINE INCH NAILS' DANNY LOHNER Comments On TAPEWORM Project

NINE INCH NAILS' Danny Lohner recently spoke to Kerrang! magazine about his TAPEWORM project, the semi-mythical supergroup that has, in five or so years since its inception, featured contributions from NIN mastermind Trent Reznor, A PERFECT CIRCLE/TOOL frontman Maynard Keenan and PANTERA's Phil Anselmo. Lohner insists that TAPEWORM remains a separate entity from his other ...

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FILTER Singer: 'Seriously Loud Motherfuckin' Rock Music!'

FILTER mainman Richard Patrick has posted the following message to the "Rich's Words" section of the group's official web site: "Holy shit, it's been awhile [since I've last written] but I apologize – as always I've been a busy man. A lot of stuff has been going on behind the scenes. I just finished working ...

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SALIVA, P.O.D., FILTER To Appear On 'Tomb Raider' Soundtrack

SALIVA, P.O.D. and FILTER are among the acts on the hard rock and electronica-fused soundtrack to "Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life", due July 22 on Hollywood Records. The soundtrack features "Time", a previously unreleased track from SALIVA, FILTER's "The Only Way (Is the Wrong Way)" , and a Paul Oakenfold remix of ...

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DUALESC Forced To Scrap FILTER Collaboration

Portland, Oregon's DUALESC have been forced to scrap their previously announced plans of recording their next CD with FILTER's Richard Patrick at the production helm. "Unfortunately, it looks as if we won't be able to make it down to record with Richard Patrick and [engineer] Rae Dileo after all," the band write on their official ...

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FILTER's PATRICK: 'I'm Doing Crazy Stuff With My Music'

FILTER frontman Richard Patrick has posted the following message to the group's official web site: "It's all about the rock: I've written 5 songs for the new record and right now this feels so much like 'the Richard Patrick drum machine record', it's awesome. Not that I'm excluding Geno and the guys, but time and ...

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FILTER's PATRICK: 'Almost Done Writing' New Album

FILTER frontman Richard Patrick has posted the following message to the group's official web site: "Hey guys, sorry I haven't posted in awhile but I've been really busy. Man it's bizarre, because I moved to California and I've kind of had a lot of time by myself, the new stuff is starting to sound a ...

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