rachel-bolan in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER: 'Miasma' Track Listing Revealed

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER have finished mixing their new album, "Miasma", with Eric Rachel (NORA, ATREYU, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, BURNT BY THE SUN, EVERY TIME I DIE, GOD FORBID) and Andreas Magnusson (formerly of SCARLET) at Trax East studios in New Jersey. A July 12 release via Metal Blade Records is expected. "Miasma" track ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SKID ROW To Play For U.S. Troops In Korea

On May 9, SKID ROW will head east to Korea to play five shows at five different military bases for the United States armed forces. When asked about the upcoming performances, bassist Rachel Bolan said, "This is awesome. With all the traveling we do, we meet a lot of people in the service but we've ...

Read more

Posted in: News

T. REX 'Boogies' Again On DVD, CD

According to Billboard.com, T. REX's Ringo Starr-directed 1972 film, "Born To Boogie", will make its DVD debut in May via Sanctuary. Not only will it be issued as a double-disc set loaded with previously unseen extras, but a double CD will also be released, with audio recently remastered by T. REX's longtime producer, Tony Visconti. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Announce New Album Title

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER have set "Miasma" as the title of their new album, tentatively due next summer via Metal Blade Records. "The new album is now halfway written, and completely destroys anything we've done prior," vocalist Trevor Strnad writes. "We are very proud of the new songs, and are sure that our fans will ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SKID ROW Hard At Work On New Album

According to MelodicRock.com, SKID ROW are hard at work writing material for a new studio album, which they hope to be release by next summer. Bassist Rachel Bolan is also working on a side project dubbed THE QUAZIMOTORS. Rachel says the band is a three-piece with two singers (himself and the guitar player) ...

Read more

Posted in: News

OVERLORDE: New Album Due In December

Sonic Age Records has set a December 17, 2004 release date for the new album from American power metallers OVERLORDE, entitled "Return of the Snow Giant". The CD was recorded and mixed at Trax East studios in South River, NJ by Eric Kvortek and Eric Rachel, respectively. "Return of the Snow Giant" (view cover

Read more

Posted in: News

VH1's RACHEL PERRY Recalls Being Threatened By LIMP BIZKIT Frontman

In a recent interview with The-Trades.com, VH1's Rachel Perry recalled some of her most unforgettable celebrity interviews. While each interview has been a memorable experience for her, she was particularly impressed by Kid Rock's straightforward nature. "Kid Rock's pretty down to earth," she comments. "He just kind of tells it like it is. There's no ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ANTIMATTER Set Title For New Album

Britain's ANTIMATTER, a group made up of current and past members of popular post-metal merchants ANATHEMA, have set "Planetary Confinement" as the title of their third album, tentatively due in February. "The album is acoustic-based, and will have a much more organic feel than 'Saviour' or 'Lights Out', this time featuring natural strings, piano and ...

Read more

Posted in: News

A LIFE ONCE LOST Sign With FERRET RECORDS

Philadelphia hardcore metal band A LIFE ONCE LOST have inked a deal with Ferret Records. The group will enter Trax East studios in South River, NJ with producer Eric Rachel in January to begin recording their sophomore album, "Hunter", tentatively due in the spring. The follow-up to 2003's "A Great Artist" (Deathwish Inc.) will feature ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Former HOBBS' ANGEL OF DEATH Keyboardist Joins ZAUBEREI

Former HOBBS' ANGEL OF DEATH/EDEN keyboardist Talie Hélène has joined forces with celebrity Wiccan singer Wendy Rule to provide double-bass in the project ZAUBEREI. The band also features Rule's longtime musical collaborator Rachel Samuel on cello, and is said to be "a unique exploration of Witchraft and female power." ZAUBEREI will be playing a launch ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Report: Goth Style Is Out At Wichita Middle School

The Associated Press is reporting that students at Wilbur Middle School in Wichita, KS who like the Goth look will have to rethink their clothing this year. Principal Cherie Crain announced last week that the black lipstick, eye shadow, nail polish and hair dye of the so-called Goth style, can't be combined with all-black clothing ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ANTIMATTER To Go 'All Natural' On Upcoming CD

Britain's ANTIMATTER, a group made up of current and past members of popular post-metal merchants ANATHEMA, have posted the following update at their official web site: "Recording is now complete for the English half of ANTIMATTER's as yet untitled third album. Mick recorded four tracks in mid-July ('A Portrait Of The Young Man As An ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SKID ROW's RACHEL BOLAN Makes Music On The Racing Track

SKID ROW bassist Rachel Bolan recently spoke to the Lowe's Motor Speedway web site about his stint as a Legends Car racing rookie in the Hardee's Summer Shootout at Lowe's Motor Speedway this summer. "Racing got into my blood at an early age," he explained. "I used to go with my big brother to watch ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ANTIMATTER Begin Recording New Album

Britain's ANTIMATTER, a group made up of current and past members of popular post-metal merchants ANATHEMA, have entered the studio to begin recording their third album. A late summer/early fall release is expected. Songtitles set to appear on the CD are as follows: 01. A Portrait Of The Young Man As An Artist 02. Legions ...

Read more

Posted in: News

OVERLORDE To Begin Recording New Album

American power metal band OVERLORDE will enter Trax East studios in South River, NJ on July 25 to begin recording their debut CD for Cult Metal Classics Records, titled "Return of the Snow Giant". Engineering the recording and mixing sessions will be by Eric Kvortek and Eric Rachel, respectively. The sessions are also being video-documented ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SINISTER Call It Quits

Dutch death metal pioneers SINISTER have officially called it quits. In a statement issued through band's web site, drummer and founding member Aad had this to say: "After 16 years of serving, SINISTER is no more...It was a hard decision for me, SINISTER was a way of life for me. But sitting behind the drum-kit ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SKID ROW: Music For Adrenaline Junkies

SKID ROW bassist Rachel Bolan has reportedly contributed music to the upcoming Speed Channel special "High Bank Heroes- Two Wheeled Warriors", airing on March 3 at 9:00 p.m. EST. In addition, music from SKID ROW's latest CD, "Thickskin" is featured in the 2004 Winter X-Games show "Slammed", which is scheduled to air on February 22 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

INFINITED HATE Sign With DISPLEASED RECORDS

Dutch "extreme death metal" act INFINITED HATE, featuring members of SINISTER and HOUWITSER, have inked a two-album deal with Displeased Records. The group will enter AM studios in Gouda, Holland shortly with producer Andre van de Ree to record their full-length debut, "Revel In Bloodshed", due later in the year. Artwork for the forthcoming album ...

Read more

Posted in: News

OCCULT Sign With KARMAGEDDON MEDIA

Dutch thrashers OCCULT have inked a deal with Karmageddon Media for the release of their fifth studio album, "Elegy For The Weak", due in early March. A U.S. release through Candlelight Records is expected a short time after the European release. The follow-up to 2001's "Rage To Revenge" was produced by Andy Classen at Stage ...

Read more

Posted in: News

GOD FORBID Prepare To Release New Album

The New Jersey quintet GOD FORBID have just released a new low-priced EP entitled "Better Days". The EP features the new track, "Better Days" from the group's highly anticipated new effort, "Gone Forever", along with an exclusive new song only available on this disc. The set also contains a demo version of "Wicked", which appeared ...

Read more

Posted in: News

GOD FORBID Get 'Heavier And More Melodic' On Upcoming CD

The New Jersey-based quintet GOD FORBID have completed work on their new album, "Gone Forever", tentatively due in March 2004 through Century Media Records. "Gone Forever" was recorded at Trax East Studios by Eric Rachel (ATREYU, E.TOWN CONCRETE, EVERY TIME I DIE) and was mixed by acclaimed producer Colin Richardson (MACHINE HEAD, CHIMAIRA, FEAR FACTORY). ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Former PITCHSHIFTER Frontman To Tour With PIGFACE

Former PITCHSHIFTER frontman J.S. Clayden will be touring with PIGFACE as part of their upcoming "United II" tour. The trek, which kicks off on November 5 in West Dundee, Illinois, will see Clayden joined by PIGFACE mainman Martin Atkins, Seibold (HATE DEPT.), and En Esch (SLICK IDIOT, ex-KMFDM). Other bands appearing on the bill are ...

Read more

Posted in: News

GOD FORBID To Support MUSHROOMHEAD

New Jersey thrash quintet GOD FORBID will be main support on the following MUSHROOMHEAD dates: Oct. 29 - St. Louis, MO @ Pops Oct. 30 - TBA Oct. 31 - Cleveland, OH @ The Phantasy Nov. 01 - Cleveland, OH @ The Phantasy Nov. 02 - Grand Rapids, MI @ Orbit Room Nov. 03 - ...

Read more

Posted in: News