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FUELED II FIRE To Support ILL NINO In December

FUELED II FIRE, the new band featuring former PISSING RAZORS members Cesar Soto (guitar), Joe Rodriguez (vocals) and Mat Lynch (guitar), have lined up the following dates during December: Dec. 11 - Back Room - Austin, TX (w/ ILL NINO) Dec. 12 - The Live Room - Abilene, TX (w/ ILL NINO) Dec. 13 - ...

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SEPTIC FLESH Call It Quits

SEPTIC FLESH, considered by many to be the premier Greek extreme metal band, have officially split up. The following is band manager George Zacharopoulos' statement on the matter: "It is my sad duty to inform you that SEPTIC FLESH has officially split up. After serious thinking the band decided that, due to various circumstances, they ...

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GENE SIMMONS To Produce 'Taboo' Soundtrack?

Newsday is reporting that KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has approached Rosie O'Donnell about producing the soundtrack to her troubled $10 million musical, "Taboo", on the Sanctuary Group record label. "The music stands on its own," Simmons said. "This isn't a nostalgia show. It's got nothing to do with 'Karma Chameleon'," Simmons added, referring to the ...

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BLACK SABBATH Drummer Talks About Limited-Edition CD-Single

BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward has recorded an audio message where he discusses his plans to release a limited-edition CD-single, with proceeds to be donated to the charity of each purchaser's choice from one of five organizations. Check it out here (Real Player required). As previously reported, the single will feature the track ...

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Emergency Transmissions From GREAT WHITE Concert Fire Released

Emergency transmissions from February's deadly nightclub fire in Rhode Island during a GREAT WHITE concert have been released by State Attorney General Patrick Lynch after a judge ordered them to be made public, according to the Associated Press. The three-and-a-half hours worth of recordings include conversations between police, firefighters and other emergency workers. Rescuers found ...

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FUELED II FIRE To Hit The Road

FUELED II FIRE, the new band featuring former PISSING RAZORS members Cesar Soto (guitar), Joe Rodriguez (vocals) and Mat Lynch (guitar), have lined up the following dates during October/November: Oct. 17 - Scotsdale, AZ @ Chasers Oct. 18 - Torrance, CA @ The Crest Oct. 19 - Phoenix, AZ @ Faces Lounge Oct. 26 - ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE: 1,000,000 Records Sold

Veteran death metallers CANNIBAL CORPSE recently reached the one-million mark for combined sales of all their albums. Bandmembers Alex Webster, Pat O'Brien, George Fisher and Jack Owen commemorated the occasion with Metal Blade Records owner/CEO Brian Slagel at Sonic Ranch studios in El Paso, Texas. where the band are currently recording the follow-up to 2002's ...

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SHOK PARIS Announce Lineup For BANG YOUR HEAD Appearance

Ohio-based metallers SHOK PARIS have announced the lineup for their upcoming reunion show at the 2004 edition of the Bang Your Head festival, set to take place June 25-26 in Balingen, Germany. Confirmed to appear at the event are Vic Hix (vocals), Ken Erb (guitar), Kel Berkshire (bass), Jan Roll (drums) and George Mihalovich (guitar). ...

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UNIDA Announce Los Angeles Gig

UNIDA, the band featuring former KYUSS vocalist John Garcia, will be playing at The Garage in Los Angeles on October 17. Also appearing are FATSO JETSON and FAMILY BUTCHER. UNIDA have yet to secure a release for their much-anticipated full-length CD, which was originally completed in May 2001 while the band were part of the ...

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RE:AKTOR Video Posted Online

RE:AKTOR's video for the track "Damage Zone" has been posted online in Real Media format at this location. "Damage Zone" comes off the Portuguese band's debut album, "Zero Order", which was released last month through Nuclear Blast Records. Produced by the band's mastermind [Nexion] (guitars, electronic programming & sampling, bass], and mastered by ...

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FUELED II FIRE: First EP Available For Purchase

FUELED II FIRE, the new band featuring former PISSING RAZORS members Cesar Soto (guitar), Joe Rodriguez (vocals) and Mat Lynch (guitar), are making their first EP available for purchase via mailorder. "Empires of Truth and Hatred" was engineered and recorded this past June with producer Mike Major (AT THE DRIVE-IN, SPARTA). To obtain your copy ...

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Former JUDAS PRIEST Singer Inducted Into KENMORE HIGH's WALL OF FAME

Former JUDAS PRIEST and current ICED EARTH frontman Tim "Ripper" Owens was inducted into the Kenmore High School inaugural Wall of Fame during halftime ceremonies at the Kenmore-Akron North football game on George Brode Field Saturday (September 13). As previously reported, the release date of ICED EARTH's new album, "The Glorious Burden" (featuring Owens), has ...

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GEORGE LYNCH, JEFF PILSON To Sign Autographs At MANNY'S In Hollywood

Guitarist George Lynch and former DOKKEN/current L/P bandmate/bassist Jeff Pilson will be signing autographs at Manny's Music in Hollywood, California on Sunday, September 28 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Manny's Hollywood is located at 7360 Sunset Blvd. 90046. Call for more info: 323.850.1050 In other news, Lynch will in San Diego on October 18 ...

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DEF LEPPARD: Demo Song Posted Online

DEF LEPPARD have posted a demo version of the "X" cut "Gravity", originally titled "Perfect Girl", on their official web site at this location. "Although the basic rhythm and guitar tracks on this demo weren't changed much along the way," reads a message posted on the site, "the early version's lyrics and vocals ...

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GEORGE LYNCH To Promote New LYNCH MOB CD In Japan

LYNCH MOB guitarist George Lynch will promote the Japanese release of the group's "REvolution" CD (due in stores on August 27) by doing a few clinics and making several in-store appearances. In addition, he will be filming a DVD for Young Guitar magazine. Lynch's schedule is as follows: Sep. 17 – Osaka, JAP @ Guitar ...

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GREAT WHITE Unlikely To Be Indicted Over Rhode Island Concert Tragedy

Six months after the deadly West Warwick nightclub fire, state prosecutors are completing their investigation, according to a report published Sunday. Prosecutors are expected to seek involuntary manslaughter indictments against the nightclub's owners and a rock band's tour manager, the Boston Globe reported in its Sunday editions. The charges would be brought against Jeffrey and ...

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SOIL To Master 'Redefine' Later This Week

Chicago's SOIL have finished mixing their new album, "Redefine", with Randy Staub (METALLICA, NICKELBACK) at The Warehouse Studio in Vancouver, British Columbia and will begin the mastering sessions for the CD with George Marino at Sterling Sound in New York City on Thursday, August 14. A fall release through J Records is expected. The group ...

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PRIMUS Reform, Record New Material

The original lineup of PRIMUSLes Claypool (bass/vocals), Tim "Herb" Alexander (drums) and Larry "Ler" Lalonde (guitar) — has reformed after a four-year hiatus and has recorded five new songs for inclusion on the upcoming DVD/CD set, "Animals Should Not Try to Act Like People", due October 7 on Prawn Song/Interscope Records. According to ...

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