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Former RAINBOW Singer Comments On URIAH HEEP Tour

Former RAINBOW and current YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Doogie White has commented on his upcoming U.K. tour supporting URIAH HEEP with a band called WHITE NOISE. While Doogie is in America, WHITE NOISE — who consist of members of MOSTLY AUTUMN — are rehearsing up a set of RAINBOW songs from Doogie's time with Ritchie Blackmore ...

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FEAR FACTORY Record DUDLEY BOYZ Theme Song

FEAR FACTORY have just finished recording a new theme song for the Dudley Boyz of the World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., titled "Harder than Hardcore". This song marks the first time that FEAR FACTORY singer Burton C. Bell has used someone else's lyrics in a song; the Dudley Boyz wrote their own lyrics for the song. ...

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GARBAGE Singer Comments On METALLICA Documentary

GARBAGE frontwoman Shirley Manson has posted the following message in the "Diary" section of the group's web site: "Went to see the METALLICA movie 'Some Kind of Monster' last night and was completely spellbound. I mean... first off... I'm in LOVE with James Hetfield, but more importantly...it completely resonated with me in terms of the ...

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FEAR FACTORY To Release New Maxi-Single

FEAR FACTORY will be releasing a CD maxi-single, entitled "Bite the Hand That Bleeds and Related Archetypal Imagery", on November 16 through Liquid 8 Records. The disc, which will come with a bonus DVD EP, will feature an audio track for "Bite The Hand That Bleeds" as well as the video for the first single ...

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CLIFF BURTON, RANDY RHOADS Among MAXIM Magazine's Top Rock Star Deaths

The Associated Press is reporting that Cliff Burton (METALLICA), Randy Rhoads (OZZY OSBOURNE), John Bonham (LED ZEPPELIN) and Kurt Cobain (NIRVANA) are among the musicians that made Maxim magazine's list of rock stars that have been the most "rock-starrish" even in death. Cobain's suicide just makes the list at number 25. Interestingly, number seven on ...

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AC/DC: Benefit Concert Photos Posted Online

AC/DC fan site Crabsody In Blue has posted several pictures of AC/DC members Brian Johnson and Cliff Williams at a benefit concert last Friday (Sept. 10) in Ft. Myers, FL to aid the American Red Cross in helping out those whose lives were uprooted by Hurricane Charley. Check out the photos here. In ...

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SEPULTURA: New Album Due In Early 2005

Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA have commenced the songwriting process for their new album, tentatively due in early 2005. "The guys have been really busy down here," reads a posting on the band's web site. "Shows all over Brazil in the weekends and practice during the week. And they are also practicing a lot of surprises for ...

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AC/DC Singer, Bassist To Headline RED CROSS Benefit Event

AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson and bassist Cliff Williams will headline a benefit concert in Florida that could bring in more than $100,000 for the American Red Cross and its efforts to help replace the things Hurricane Charley blew away, according to the Naples Daily News. The concert, which will take place on September 10 ...

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THE ETERNAL: 'Down' Video Posted Online

Australian melodic doom metal band THE ETERNAL (formerly CRYPTAL DARKNESS) have uploaded their video for the track "Down" at their official web site. "Down" comes off the group's acclaimed debut album, "The Sombre Light of Isolation", available now through Finland's Firebox Records. THE ETERNAL, who recently parted ways with guitarist Chris Burton and ...

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THE ETERNAL: Live Performance To Be Webcast

Australian doom metal band THE ETERNAL (formerly CRYPTAL DARKNESS) will be playing a selection of tracks from their acclaimed debut album, "The Sombre Light of Isolation", live-to-air on "Burning Bitumen with Kene Lightfoot" on PBS-FM 106.7 after 10pm Melbourne time (GMT +10:00) on Wednesday, August 25. There is a webcast of PBS-FM available from the ...

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THE ETERNAL Part Ways With Guitarist, Announce Replacement

Australian doom metal band THE ETERNAL (formerly CRYPTAL DARKNESS) have parted ways with guitarist Chris Burton. Former NEPLUSULTRA guitarist Matt Castles will be taking Burton's spot in the band for their upcoming tours, including a show in Hong Kong and a slot on the Doomination of Europe II festival. "We will decide when we get ...

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MNEMIC Joined By FEAR FACTORY Singer At Germany's EARTHSHAKER Festival: Photos Available

Denmark's modern thrashers MNEMIC, featuring former INVOCATOR session drummer Brian Rasmussen and ex-MERCENARY guitarist Mircea G. Eftemie, were joined by FEAR FACTORY singer Burton C. Bell for a special cover version of FEAR FACTORY's "Self Bias Resistor" during MNEMIC's appearance at the Earthshaker festival this past weekend in Geiselwind, Germany. Check put pictures at

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DRY KILL LOGIC To Film First Video

DRY KILL LOGIC will be filming a video for their track "Paper Tiger" this Sunday, July 11 with director Dale Restighini (SHADOWS FALL, FEAR FACTORY, 36 CRAZYFISTS) in New York City. In other news, the band's new album, "The Dead & Dreaming", is now slated for a September 27 release date in Europe via Psychodrama/SPV ...

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ROB ZOMBIE: 'The Devil's Rejects' Casting Update

According to a posting on Rob Zombie's web site, famous voice-over artist E.G. Dailey and actress Deborah Von Vaulkenberg have both signed on to appear in "The Devil's Rejects", the much-anticipated sequel to Zombie's directorial debut, "House of 1000 Corpses", tentatively due in early 2005. E.G. Dailey ("Rugrats", "Babe", "Powerpuff Girls"), who is best remembered ...

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STATIC-X: Upcoming Collection Of Rarities Detailed

STATIC-X have announced the details of their upcoming collection of rarities, entitled "Beneath, Between, Beyond", tentatively due in July. The complete track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Breathe 02. Deliver Me 03. Anything But This 04. S.O.M. 05. Down 06. Head 07. So Real 08. Crash 09. Push It (JB's Death ...

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THERAPY? To Begin Recording New Album

THERAPY? bassist Michael McKeegan has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Folks, It might have looked like we've been quiet for a while but we have actually been busy, busy boys. The UK tour with THE WILDHEARTS was amazing, we had an awesome time and received much, much love from the ...

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