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SEVEN WITCHES To Enter Studio In July

SEVEN WITCHES will enter the studio on July 18 to begin recording their sixth album, "Metal Nation". The follow-up to last year's "Year of the Witch" will be the group's first album to feature new singer Alan Tecchio, formerly of HADES and WATCHTOWER. SEVEN WITCHES have yet to announce a new record deal following their ...

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FOO FIGHTERS: 'In Your Honor' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

FOO FIGHTERS' latest album, "In Your Honor", has registered the following first-week chart positions around the world: #1: Australia #1: New Zealand #2: USA #2: U.K. #2: Ireland #7: Switzerland #11: Holland #21: France #22: Finland #37: Brazil #50: Czech Republic According to Undercover News, FOO FIGHTERS' "In Your Honor" is officially the fastest selling ...

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KING'S X To Film Two Videos For New Album

The critically acclaimed, highly influential Texas-based rock trio KING'S X has signed with InsideOut Music America. The band's recent work has been released by InsideOut except in North America, and signing with IOMA unifies its label worldwide. The first new KING'S X album from guitarist/vocalist Ty Tabor, bass guitarist/vocalist Doug Pinnick and drummer/vocalist Jerry Gaskill ...

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Porn-Star Wife: BIOHAZARD's SEINFELD Is 'A Man Who Can Do Anything'

Adult film superstar Tera Patrick recently spoke to Steppin' Out magazine about a number of topics, including her husband, BIOHAZARD frontman Evan Seinfeld (who stars with Patrick in her movies under the name Spyder Jones). An excerpt from the interview follows: Steppin' Out: Let's talk about your husband, Evan Seinfeld, who starred on the HBO ...

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Manager: DROWNING POOL Have New Singer Lined Up

DROWNING POOL have officially confirmed the departure of vocalist Jason "Gong" Jones less than two years after officially bringing him into the band (as first reported here yesterday). Jones apparently exited the group over the weekend, forcing the cancellation of a June 12 hometown show in Dallas, Texas. DROWNING POOL bassist Stevie Benton ...

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DROWNING POOL Part Ways With Singer

Texas-based metallers DROWNING POOL have parted ways with singer Jason "Gong" Jones. Jones apparently announced his decision to leave the band on the eve of the group's scheduled appearance in their hometown of Dallas on Sunday, June 12, resulting in the show's cancellation. Jones officially joined DROWNING POOL in 2003 following the death of previous ...

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ROADRUNNER 'All-Stars' Album: Progress Includes New Captain And New Team Members

Roadrunner Records has advanced in the process of putting together the groundbreaking "Roadrunner All-Stars" record to mark the label's 25th anniversary. The full-length release will contain original musical collaborations between past and present Roadrunner artists. Approximately 50 musicians are expected to participate in this record, making it a most elaborate collaboration project. Four central musicians ...

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THE DARKNESS: New Album Update

According to a report on Xfm Online, THE DARKNESS have now left the Welsh studio they were based in for the past few months recording their new album and have moved to a London studio to complete guitarist Dan Hawkins' guitar parts and singer Justin Hawkins' vocals. As for indications of what the ...

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Drummer STANTON MOORE To Perform With C.O.C. On Select Dates

Renowned jazz-funk drummer Stanton Moore (GALACTIC), who performed on the latest CORROSION OF CONFORMITY release, "In the Arms of God", will be joining the band on select dates on their current headlining tour, which kicked off Thursday night (June 2) in Indianapolis, IN. Moore will be playing the following shows with C.O.C.: Jun. 03 – ...

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GREEN CARNATION: More U.K. Dates Announced

GREEN CARNATION, the Norwegian band featuring Tchort (a.k.a. Terje Vik Schei; BLOOD RED THRONE, ex-EMPEROR, SATYRICON, EINHERJER), have added two more dates to their upcoming mini-tour of the U.K. and Ireland. The two additional gigs will take place on Monday, June 20th at JB's, Dudley and on Tuesday, June 21 at Bradford Rio. Support at ...

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LIFE OF AGONY Are 'Really Looking Forward' To GIGANTOUR

LIFE OF AGONY have issued a statement commenting on their participation in this summer's Gigantour, a six-week festival trek co-headlined by MEGADETH and DREAM THEATER. "Dave Mustaine and MEGADETH have always been great to the band over the years and we are really looking forward to this," LIFE OF AGONY write on their web site. ...

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GENE SIMMONS To Co-Host BABEFEST 2005

According to KissKollector.com, KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons will co-host Couzin Ed's Babefest 2005 on Friday, June 24 at The Electric Factory in Philadelphia, PA. Playing live at Babefest will be Canadian rock trio DANKO JONES and Philadelphia's own OCTANE. Besides being the hardest rocking man in rock 'n' roll, DANKO JONES' frontman/namesake is ...

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More GIGANTOUR Dates Announced

More dates have been announced for Gigantour, a six-week festival trek co-headlined by MEGADETH and DREAM THEATER, who will be accompanied by other main-stage acts FEAR FACTORY, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN and NEVERMORE. Artists confirmed for the second stage include DRY KILL LOGIC, SYMPHONY X and BOBAFLEX. The dates so far are as follows: Jul. ...

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FU MANCHU To Support CORROSION OF CONFORMITY In July

FU MANCHU will be supporting CORROSION OF CONORMITY on a two-week tour beginning on July 7 in Santa Ana, California. Also appearing on the bill will be ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY and DANKO JONES. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jul. 07 - Santa Ana CA @ Galaxy Concert Theater Jul. 08 - West Hollywood CA ...

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AEROSMITH Members In POPE Salute

ABC ePrep reports: AEROSMITH's Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, country-pop stars Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, Britney Spears, and James Earl Jones are among the celebrities reading the late Pope John Paul II's inspirational writings, poems, and prayers in a new video. It's called "Tribute To Pope John Paul II", and it is available for ...

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