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CHRIS CORNELL: More Details Revealed About 'Casino Royale' Song

It was announced today by producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. and Sony Pictures Entertainment, that Chris Cornell, the singer/songwriter behind SOUNDGARDEN, AUDIOSLAVE and TEMPLE OF THE DOG, has written, in collaboration with Bond composer David Arnold, and will perform the main title song, entitled "You Know My Name", for the new ...

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TOMMY LEE Wowed By Singer STORM LARGE

Singer Storm Large (photo), one of the contestants on the CBS reality-TV hit "Rock Star: Supernova" — featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer (and former NBC reality show star) Tommy Lee, former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted, and former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Gilby Clarke — spoke with The New York Daily News about Lee flirting ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION Added To 'The Domination Tour'

Long-running Florida death metal act MALEVOLENT CREATION has been confirmed for the 2007 edition of "The Domination Tour", set to kick off next February. Also scheduled to take part are Greece's ROTTING CHRIST and Norway's CARPATHIAN FOREST. MALEVOLENT CREATION is currently in pre-production for their tenth studio album, "Doomsday X", due before the end of ...

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Ex-GLUECIFER Bassist Joins BLOOD TSUNAMI

Former EMPEROR and current SCUM/BLOOD TSUNAMI drummer Bård G. Eithun (a.k.a. Faust) has sent the following message to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "I would like to [announce] that Oslo thrashers BLOOD TSUNAMI have joined forces with Stu Manx from Norwegian rockers GLUECIFER (R.I.P.). Stu is BLOOD TSUNAMI's new bassist and the spirit in the TSUNAMI camp is good ...

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NIGHTRAGE Seek Drummer, Lead Guitarist

Swedish/Greek melodic death metal outfit NIGHTRAGE is officially looking for a drummer and a lead/rhythm guitarist to complete the group's current lineup. "We want guys that they are dedicated musicians and focus to be in the band for real," stated Marios Ilipoulos, NIGHTRAGE guitarist/songwriter. "We want musicians from Sweden so that makes things easier for ...

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Ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE Singer CORABI Signs With FLETCHER PARRY; Autobiography Due Next Summer

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman John Corabi has signed with the New York-based literary agency Fletcher Parry to shop his autobiography for publication. The firm has repped books by Paul McCartney and Ali G, among other entertainment personalities. The as-yet untitled autobiography, co-authored with biographer Jake Brown, is scheduled for release sometime in the summer of ...

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NIGHTRAGE Sign With LIFEFORCE RECORDS

Swedish/Greek melodic death metal outfit NIGHTRAGE have inked a deal with Lifeforce Records. Commented Lifeforce Records president Stefan Luedicke: "I'm very happy about the signing of NIGHTRAGE, a band I've been a fan of since their first release, 'Sweet Vengeance', on Century Media, but I'm sure their Lifeforce Records debut will easily kill their previous ...

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MY RUIN To Embark On 'Summer Of Hell Tour'

MY RUIN, the Los Angeles-based hard rock band fronted by Tairrie B, will be supporting ARMORED SAINT at The Galaxy Theatre in Santa Ana, California ob June 18 then hitting the road and the end of the month to headline their own "Summer of Hell Tour" in Europe with guests/labelmates GU MEDICINE & BARRABUS in ...

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SACRIFICE Reissues Through DISPLEASED Cancelled

Ron W Veltkamp of Displeased Records has issued the following statement: "The previously announced reissues of the first two SACRIFICE albums by Displeased Records will be cancelled. Displeased Records had a license contract for those with Roadrunner. After some received info from SACRIFICE and the label Marquee/Brazil, Roadrunner did a thorough check concerning who has ...

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SHOCKER TOYS Brings GWAR to SAN DIEGO COMIC CON 2006!

This fall, Shocker Toys will unleash a powerful force onto the sleepy little inhabitants of this plastic buying world. That force is called GWAR!! Like any good army, GWAR will send out some advance scouts to San Diego Comic Con... just to freak out the Cosplay kids. Sculpted by Justice Joseph, Shocker presents the GWAR: ...

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BORKNAGAR Completing Work On Acoustic Album

BORKNAGAR mainman Oystein G. Brun has issued the following message regarding the group's current activities: "We are right now finishing the production of our upcoming, acoustic-based album. The music is hard to describe in simple words, but you should expect an album with a heart and a nerve that is truly unique. We are really ...

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To Escape Is To Suffer - UPON INFLICTION

With all the fanfare of a tree falling in the forest, this record hit the shelves a couple months ago. What the hell kind of world do we live in when a killer slab of Florida death metal, one with honest-to-christ songs and a sense of tempo almost unknown today, gets released, and no one ...

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GLENN HUGHES To Play Australian Acoustic Dates In June

According to a posting at GHPG.net, legendary vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) looks set to head to Australia in the coming weeks. With writing sessions booked with Australian rock legend Jimmy Barnes, negotiations are taking place for Glenn to play Australian dates. It looks set for the period June 16-20 and ...

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AL ATKINS Guitarist MIKE DE JAGER Launches G-TV

South African guitarist Mike De Jager, who is currently playing with original JUDAS PRIEST frontman Al Atkins, has sent the following message to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "Work with Al Atkins continues as we rehearse with the new tour band getting ready for Sweden later this year. "Great news, though. I own a video productions company — MpegUK ...

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GLENN HUGHES 'Rockumentary' To Air Tomorrow

This week's Metal Express Radio special feature is a "Rockumentary" with the legendary "voice of rock" — none other than Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH). In this 60-plus-minute "Rockumentary" airing on Thursday, May 25, Glenn talks about many of the phases of his remarkable career, and provides insights about his latest solo album, "Music ...

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SQUEALER A.D. To Release 'Confrontation Street' In October

SQUEALER A.D., the German/British band featuring former GRIP INC. vocalist Gus Chambers, have completed work on their new album, "Confrontation Street", for an October 20 release via AFM Records. According to a press release, "Confrontation Street" will be "the hardest album in the band's history" — a directional shift which was planned even before the ...

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GLENN HUGHES Working On New American Record Deal

Legendary vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) has posted the following message on his official web site: "Only a couple of weeks before the [new Glenn Hughes solo] album ['Music for the Divine'] comes out and I am hard at work doing all the press. The reviews have been amazing and I have been ...

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7TH NEMESIS: Debut Album Available For Free Download

French death metallers 7TH NEMESIS have made their debut album, "Violentia Imperatrix Mundi", available for free download at VS-Webzine.com. "Violentia Imperatrix Mundi" was recorded and mixed in 2005 by Stephan May and features 7TH NEMESIS' new lineup: Niko (guitar; ex-KORUM), Dagulard (drums; ex-SUBLIME CADAVERIC DECOMPOSITION) and Alex G. (bass). 7TH NEMESIS will celebrate ...

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SACRIFICE Comment On Planned Reissues By DISPLEASED RECORDS

A legal representative for Canadian thrashers SACRIFICE and Brazil's Marquee Records — which recently re-released SACRIFICE's "Torment In Fire" and "Forward To Termination" as double CDs in limited-edition hand-numbered slipcases that contain massive booklets with liner notes, live pictures and personal comments from the band — has issued the following statement regarding the announcement by ...

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ROB ROCK: Live DVD Postponed

Powerhouse heavy metal vocalist ROB ROCK (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) has posted the following message at his official web site: "Special thanks to the fans that attended OwenFest in Germany and Elements of Rock in Switzerland. We had a great time and appreciate your enthusiastic support. "The live DVD [which was supposed to be filmed at ...

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