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KINGDOM OF SORROW: HATEBREED/CROWBAR Collaboration Resume Work On Debut Album

KINGDOM OF SORROW, the new project featuring HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta and CROWBAR guitarist/vocalist Kirk Windstein, will resume recording their debut album this weekend at Planet Z studios in Massachusetts with producer Zeuss (HATEBREED, SHADOWS FALL). 13 tracks plus a cover of MOTÖRHEAD's "No Class" are being recorded for the effort, which is tentatively due ...

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METALLICA Guitarist To Perform With FLUX QUARTET

According to MorrisonSeries.org, METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett will be performing with FLUX QUARTET on Thursday, September 15 at the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco, California. Kirk and FLUX QUARTET will perform a world-premiere collaboration: "SAS" (for string quartet and improvised electric guitar), a work written by the QUARTET's experimental violinist Thomas Chiu. The ...

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METALLICA: Pictures From New KIRK HAMMETT Photo Shoot Posted Online

Former METALLICA photographer Ross Halfin recently did a photo shoot with METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett, according to a posting at Halfin's web site. "Nice and hot," Halfin writes in an August 5 diary entry at RossHalfin.co.uk. "Studio session today with Kirk Hammett of METALLICA. It's been so long since I photographed them, it's actually quite ...

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HATEBREED's JASTA And CROWBAR's WINDSTEIN Name Collaborative Project

HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta and CROWBAR guitarist/vocalist Kirk Windstein have set KINGDOM OF SORROW as the name of their collaborative project. The group's debut album, which is currently being recorded at at Planet Z studios in Massachusetts with producer Zeuss (HATEBREED, SHADOWS FALL), is "almost complete and it is the most pummeling slab of metal ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Performs With EYEHATEGOD At NYC's Legendary CBGB Club

Former PANTERA and current SUPERJOINT RITUAL/DOWN frontman Philip Anselmo filled in on guitar for EYEHATEGOD last night (August 15) at the infamous CBGB club in New York City. It was Anselmo's first public appearance since the murder of "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN) and Philip appeared to be "healthy, upbeat, and in a great mood," ...

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DOWN Drummer Says There Will Be A New Studio Album

In a recent interview with Metal Maniacs magazine, EYEHATEGOD/SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist and DOWN drummer Jimmy Bower revealed that he is "sure we'll do another DOWN record. I've talked to Phil [Anselmo, DOWN/SUPERJOINT RITUAL/ex-PANTERA frontman] and everybody else. Everybody's expressed interest in wanting to do a DOWN record, so that's basically all it takes. Hopefully within ...

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SANTANA Album Featuring METALLICA Guitarist To Surface In November

SANTANA's new album, "All That I Am", featuring a guest appearance by METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett, is scheduled for release on November 1. Kirk provides guitar parts the instrumental track "Trinity", which also boasts harmonized guitars from Carlos Santana and pedal-steel virtuoso Robert Randolph, according to RollingStone.com. Kirk has previously worked with Carlos in 2001 ...

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Strength Through Vengeance - A PERFECT MURDER

"This doesn't even sound like the same band that recorded 'Unbroken'", I thought to myself while listening to A PERFECT MURDER's "Strength through Vengeance". Well, that's because it's almost not the same band; three-fifths of the unit turned over in 2004, leaving only guitarist Carl Bouchard and drummer Yan Chausse to find new parts for ...

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AOL RADIO Launches METALLICA Channel

Ultimate-Guitar.com is reporting that the #1 AOL Radio Network has announced that it has added the All Metallica station to its lineup of best-of breed programming offerings and exclusive All Artist stations. Now available, the station boasts a playlist of every song ever released by one of the world's best and most influential ...

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VALUME NOB: 'Boots' Video Posted Online

VALUME NOB's video for the track "Boots" has been posted online at this location. The clip was filmed on November 20, 2004 at The Most High in New Orleans. As previously reported, VALUME NOB have set "Residue and Bones" as the title of their upcoming full-length debut, tentatively due before the end of ...

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HATEBREED Frontman Joins Forces With CROWBAR's WINDSTEIN

HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta has posted the following message on his official web site: "It all started May 9th. I flew Kirk Windstein from DOWN/CROWBAR up from New Orleans to do an album with me. We came up with the idea on the Brutality Across The U.K. tour this past March. Basically, we wanted to ...

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VALUME NOB: Live Video Posted Online

VALUME NOB, the Louisiana based band featuring CROWBAR/DOWN guitarist Kirk Windstein on bass, have uploaded a live video clip at this location (Windows Media). As previously reported, VALUME NOB have set "Residue and Bones" as the title of their upcoming full-length debut, tentatively due before the end of the year. The CD will ...

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METALLICA's HAMMETT To Guest On New SANTANA CD

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett is featured on guitar legend Carlos Santana's new album, entitled "All That I Am", which is due for release on September 13. Kirk provides guitar parts in one of the songs on the album, which also includes various other artists collaborating on other songs. Kirk has previously worked with Carlos in ...

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VALUME NOB Name New Album

VALUME NOB, the Louisiana based band featuring CROWBAR/DOWN guitarist Kirk Windstein on bass, have set "Residue and Bones" as the title of their upcoming full-length debut, tentatively due before the end of the year. The CD will be recorded at American studios in Los Angeles beginning mid-June with engineer Warren Riker (DOWN, CROWBAR). "We are ...

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VALUME NOB To Record Full-Length Debut In June

VALUME NOB, the Louisiana based band featuring CROWBAR/DOWN guitarist Kirk Windstein on bass, have posted the following message on their official web site: "At last, VALUME NOB is back in full swing. Kirk just arrived back in town last night from a two-month CROWBAR run. We are set to begin rehearsing for our record beginning ...

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First CORROSION OF CONFORMITY/CROWBAR Tour Dates Announced

CROWBAR have been confirmed as direct support on CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's upcoming summer headline tour. Set to kick off June 2 at The Vogue in Indianapolis it is planned to run into early July. The tour is CROWBAR's second U.S. run in support of their latest album, "Lifesblood for the Downtrodden". "Lifesblood for the Downtrodden" ...

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METAL CHURCH Begin Demoing New Material

METAL CHURCH have posted the following message on their official web site: "Hello again metal heads! It's been awhile since our last news post, but we have been BUSY! "October, November, and December of 2004 saw METAL CHURCH on a state-side tour supporting 'Weight of the World', and we want to once again thank ALL ...

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SOCIETY 1 Confirmed For PARADISE LOST's European Tour

SOCIETY 1 have been confirmed as the second support band for PARADISE LOST on their upcoming European tour. Also appearing on the bill will be Israel's ORPHANED LAND. The dates are as follows: Apr. 28 - Utrecht, NETH - Tivoli Apr. 29 - Vosselaar, BEL - Biebob Apr. 30 - Arlon, BEL - Les Nuits ...

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METALLICA, JUDAS PRIEST, MEGADETH Members Pay Tribute To ANTHRAX

Metal musicians congratulate ANTHRAX on their 20th anniversary: MEGADETH's Dave Mustaine: "ANTHRAX is a band that I have always respected, that has always mattered and was very important to the American metal scene. As part of the 'big four' they were responsible for an enormous amount of the credit for helping establish American metal bands ...

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Lifesblood For the Downtrodden - CROWBAR

CROWBAR did irreparable damage to themselves, if ya ask me, back in the mid-'90s. After they emerged with their tar-caked, ham-fisted big-riff sound and vein-straining vocals, they spent a good while coasting. Even Methuselan mainman Kirk Windstein has said in interviews that a lot of the early songs pretty much sounded the same. More than ...

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