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HATEPLOW To Release Live Album In September

HATEPLOW, the Florida-based band featuring MALEVOLENT CREATION guitarists Phil Fasciana and Rob Barrett, MALEVOLENT CREATION/ex-SUFFOCATION drummer Dave Culross, KULT OV AZAZEL bassist Julian Hollowell (a.k.a. Xaphan), and vocalist Kyle Symons, will release a live album, entitled "Moshpit Murder", on September 27 through Arctic Music. Recorded in Detriot, Michigan during the band's "The Only Law is ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Finish Filming 'Nymphetamine' Video

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH have finished filming a video for the title track of their new album, "Nymphetamine". Commented bassist Dave Pybus: "The video shoot for 'Nymphetamine' went great. Had a very early start at 7am, obviously with a hangover, and spent 14 hours holed up in a damp underground vault near the ...

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DEF LEPPARD: VH1 Original Movie To Re-Air This Weekend

The VH1 original movie, "Hysteria: The Def Leppard Story", is scheduled to re-air August 14 at 12:00 1.m. EDT on VH1. The following is a brief synopsis of the movie: "The true story of one of the most successful pop-metal bands of the 80s. All born in England, the group first found success at home ...

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THE DARKNESS: Wheels Stolen From JUSTIN HAWKINS' Jag

Britain's The Sun is reporting that THE DARKNESS frontman Justin Hawkins awoke on Wednesday morning (August 4) to see his Jaguar XK8 up on bricks, the wheels and tires stolen. "I suppose bricks are perfectly adequate if you just want to park but the wheels are rather essential for driving," he joked. "I can't help ...

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ADDICTION CREW: New Album Due In September

ADDICTION CREW, the Italian band formerly known as ADDICTION, have set a September 20 European release date through Earache Records for their new album, "Break In Life". The group, who were recently joined by two new members (Marta Innox on vocals/emcee and Ale Lera on drums & grooves), have finished filming a video for the ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Singer Says Break In Recording Sessions Was Best Thing That Could Have Happened

In a brand-new interview with the U.K.'s Terrorizer magazine, CRADLE OF FILTH frontman Dani Filth spoke about the recording process for the group's sixth full-length album, "Nymphetamine". According to Dani, CRADLE originally intended to spend nine weeks recording for a June release, but when their producer — ANTHRAX guitarist Rob Caggiano — had to tour ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH To Embark On South American Tour

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH will embark on a South American tour in late September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 23 - 3.0 (La Escena) - Monterrey, MEX Sep. 24 - Circo Volador - Mexico City, MEX Sep. 25 - Plaza de Toros Quito - Quito, ECU Sep. 26 - Coliseo El Salitre ...

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TESLA Guitarist Enters Rehab For Addiction

TESLA guitarist Tommy Skeoch has entered an undisclosed facility to seek treatment for addiction, "an illness that cannot be defeated without help," according to a statement from the rest of the group. "We hope you will all join us in wishing him a very healthy recovery so that he is able to return to the ...

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SILVER Sign With MTM MUSIC

SILVER, the band featuring singer Gary Barden (MSG, STATETROOPER, PRAYING MANTIS), guitarist Michael Voss (DEMON DRIVE, CASANOVA, MAD MAX, ex-BONFIRE), and keyboard player Don Airey (DEEP PURPLE, ex-OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE, GARY MOORE), have inked a deal with MTM Music. The group are currently working on the follow-up to their debut album, "Dream Machines" (2002), for ...

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VELVET REVOLVER's SLASH Recalls Days Of Road Excess

VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash has told the U.K.'s Guardian that in the decade since he left GUNS N' ROSES, he has become an enthusiastic husband and father, having just flown in from L.A., where his wife had given birth to their second child. "I woke up the other day in my hotel room and I ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: 'Nymphetamine' Release Date Set

Roadrunner Records has set a September 13 release date for the new CRADLE OF FILTH album, "Nymphetamine". The follow-up to last year's "Damnation and a Day", "Nymphetamine" (roughly translated as the druggish beast-like addiction to beautiful, classical women) was produced by ANTHRAX guitarist Rob Caggiano, who has previously worked with the group during the mixing ...

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Singer PERRY FARRELL Comments On JANE'S ADDICTION's Split

JANE'S ADDICTION frontman Perry Farrell has spoken to Rolling Stone magazine about the group's decision to go their separate ways less than a year following the release of their first album of original material since 1990's "Ritual de lo Habitual", 2003's "Strays". "The band went astray, falling into shallow holes," Farrell told Rolling Stone. "There ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Singer Talks About New Album

CRADLE OF FILTH singer Dani Filth (a.k.a. Dani Davey) has commented on the band's upcoming CD, "Nymphetamine", the group's first for new label Roadrunner Records. The follow-up to last year's "Damnation and a Day", "Nymphetamine" (roughly translated as the druggish beast-like addiction to beautiful, classical women) was produced by ANTHRAX guitarist Rob Caggiano, who has ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Prepare To Film New Video

CRADLE OF FILTH will film a video for an as-yet-undisclosed track off their upcoming Roadrunner Records debut, "Nymphetamine", in early August in either Los Angeles or the U.K. The follow-up to last year's "Damnation and a Day", "Nymphetamine" (roughly translated as the druggish beast-like addiction to beautiful, classical women) was produced by ANTHRAX guitarist Rob ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION Split Up Again?

JANE'S ADDICTION appear to have split up again, according to an online statement posted jointly by bandmates Dave Navarro (guitar), Stephen Perkins (drums) and Chris Chaney (bass). "We know we can't avoid this anymore so we will give it our best shot," the statement reads. "What's the deal? The deal is that it ...

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LOLLAPALOOZA Cancelled Due to Poor Ticket Sales

The 2004 edition of the Lollapalooza tour has been abruptly cancelled due to poor ticket sales, according to the event's official web site. "This morning (June 22), tour organizers and concert promoters, faced with several million dollars of losses, made the very tough decision to pull the tour," the site says. "My heart aches along ...

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SCOTT WEILAND: I Only Used Drugs Three Or Four Times In The Last Year

RollingStone.com has posted a lengthy VELVET REVOLVER article in which the bandmembers talk about everything from their previous groups to their battles with drug addiction. Several excerpts follow: Singer Scott Weiland attempting to "clear up" erroneous information about him that has appeared in the press: "I kicked my heroin habit a year ago, in May. ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION Members Form New Band

JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro has teamed up with Chris Chaney and Stephen Perkins, also of JANE'S ADDICTION, and former SKYCYCLE singer Steve Isaacs in a brand-new band. "[Steve] actually used to be an MTV VJ," Navarro told MTV.com. "He went by the name of Spooky around town. Long black hair and kind of that ...

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