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FOZZY: 'No Gimmicks, No Wigs, All Heavy Kick-Ass Music'

FOZZY vocalist Chris Jericho (of WWE wrestling fame) has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "2004 is going to be the year of the FOZZ, to say the least! Myself, [guitarist] Rich [Ward, ex-STUCK MOJO] and new producer Rick Beato are in preproduction for the new, all-original FOZZY record as we ...

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FOZZY Guitarist To Perform New Material Live In Georgia

Former STUCK MOJO/current FOZZY guitarist Rich Ward will debut his latest project at the WPUP 103.7 Santa Slam this Saturday, December 20 at Tasty World in Athens, Ga. Rich will be performing with FOZZY/ex-STUCK MOJO drummer Bud "Budzilla" Fontsere, new FOZZY bassist Sean Delson and Doug Busbee on guitar and backing vocals (the latter two ...

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FOZZY Auctioning Off Memorabilia

FOZZY, the brainchild of former WWE champion Chris Jericho and ex-STUCK MOJO mastermind Rich Ward, are currently auctioning off a few pieces of memorabilia from their concert during the August 19, 2002 episode of "RAW", according to ProWrestling.com. During the episode, FOZZY were performing live on the broadcast as Ric Flair came down and smashed ...

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SICK SPEED Change Name To CAFU

Atlanta's SICK SPEED, the band featuring ex-STUCK MOJO members Rich Ward (guitar/vocals) and Bud Fontsere (drums), have officially changed their name to CAFU. Says Ward: "The band was SICK SPEED for four years, and we had numerous lineup changes, and we went through some transitions, and we felt that to honor what the band is ...

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FOZZY: New York City Dates Announced

FOZZY, the brainchild of former WWE champion Chris Jericho and ex-STUCK MOJO mastermind Rich Ward, have announced two special dates in New York City prior to commencing work on their third album, tentatively due in the spring. The details are as follows: Dec. 11 – New York, NY @ Tribeca Rock Club Dec. 12 - ...

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STUCK MOJO Memorabilia To Be Auctioned Off

Several pieces of STUCK MOJO memorabilia have been put up for auction on eBay. Interested parties can currently bid on the following items: 01. The "HVY1" Case — the case that was featured on the cover of the group's live album (auction site) 02. The "Pigwalk" head (a metal pig's head that was ...

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KREATOR's 'Live Kreation' Enters German Charts At No. 59!

KREATOR's first-ever live album, "Live Kreation - Revisioned Glory", has entered the German Media Control charts at No. 59. The CD features 24 tracks of the group's inimitable, blue-collared "extreme aggression," recorded around the world and produced by renowned knob-smith Andy Sneap (MACHINE HEAD, ARCH ENEMY, FOZZY, SKINLAB). KREATOR will be teaming up with NILE, ...

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KREATOR: DVD Trailer Posted Online

German thrash metal pioneers KREATOR have posted a trailer for their upcoming "Live Kreation - Revisioned Glory" DVD at their official web site. Check it out: Hi-Speed, Lo-Speed. "Live Kreation - Revisioned Glory", due in North America on July 22 through SPV (June 23 in the rest of the world), features ...

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FOZZY: New Live Photos Posted Online

FOZZY, the group that features in its ranks WWE wrestler Chris Jericho, former members of STUCK MOJO and producer Andy Sneap, played at The Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts Thursday night (April 24). Check out the pictures here. FOZZY's next gig will take place tonight (April 25) at L'Amour in Brooklyn, New York. ...

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SICK SPEED: More Tour Dates Announced

Atlanta's SICK SPEED, the band featuring ex-STUCK MOJO members Rich Ward (guitar/vocals) and Bud Fontsere (drums), have lined up the following dates during the coming weeks: Apr. 25 – Brooklyn, NY @ L'Amour (w/ FOZZY) May 02 – Atlanta, GA @ Music Midtown May 09 - Chattanooga, TN @ The Bay May 24 - Atlanta, ...

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SICK SPEED Announce Tour Dates

Atlanta's SICK SPEED, the band featuring ex-STUCK MOJO members Rich Ward (guitar/vocals) and Bud Fontsere (drums), have lined up the following dates during April/May: Apr. 05 - Chattanooga, TN @ The Bay Apr. 18 – Spartanburg, SC @ Ground Zero Apr. 23 - West Springfield, VA @ Jaxx (w/ FOZZY) Apr. 25 – Brooklyn, NY ...

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MARCH METAL MELTDOWN 5 Expands To Three Days

For the first time in its five years, March Metal Meltdown will expand to three days of metal mayhem, as the festival takes over the Cricket Club Complex in Irvington, N.J., the weekend of March 7-9. "We wanted to get closer to the Big Apple," said promoter Jack Koshick. "As soon as we heard Convention ...

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FOZZY Announce Upcoming Dates

FOZZY, the group that features in its ranks WWE wrestler Chris Jericho, former members of STUCK MOJO and producer Andy Sneap, have lined up the following dates during February/March: Feb. 20 - Clifton Park, NY @ Northern Lights (w/ SICK SPEED) Feb. 21 - Reading, PA @ The Silo (w/ SICK SPEED) Feb. 22 - ...

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MARCH METAL MELTDOWN 5: More Confirmations Announced

More artists have been confirmed for the upcoming March Metal Meltdown 5 festival, set to take place Mar. 7-8 at The Cricket Club in Irvington, New Jersey. The following is a list of bands (in alphabetical order) that have so far been "confirmed" to appear at March Metal Meltdown 5: 7 WITCHES ALL THAT REMAINS ...

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FOZZY Line Up Canadian Gig

FOZZY, the group that features in its ranks WWE wrestler Chris Jericho, former members of STUCK MOJO and producer Andy Sneap, will perform at the Coliseum Nightclub in Winnipeg, Canada on Feb. 15. ...

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METAL RULES! Magazine Returns With Issue #15!

Metal Rules! magazine has released their 15th issue. This issue features interviews with Chris Jericho (WWE, FOZZY), "Half Baked" and "Saturday Night Live"'s Jim Breuer, RATT, SAXON, JETHRO TULL, GOD FORBID, FALL SILENT, W.A.S.P., Paul Di'Anno (IRON MAIDEN), THY DISEASE, FIREHOUSE, DOKKEN, ROTTEN SOUND, WARRANT, 100 music reviews and, believe it or not, a back ...

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FOZZY: Photos From Video Shoot Posted Online

Several photos taken at FOZZY's recent video shoot at Amos' in Charlotte, North Carolina have been posted online at this location. FOZZY is the brainchild of World Wrestling Entertainment superstar Chris Jericho and ex-STUCK MOJO guitarist Rich Ward. Inspired by their love of heavy music, storytelling and over-the-top live performance, the FOZZY story ...

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FOZZY To Shoot Music Video

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: On November 6, the infamous rock band FOZZY will be shooting a music video at Amos' in Charlotte. African-American and Caucasian extras, male and female, ages 18-30, are wanted for this Hip-Hop/Rap style video at 11am on Wednesday November 6th. No pay, but tremendous exposure via MTV and the WWE wrestling shows. ...

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FOZZY, SICK SPEED Australian Dates Cancelled

The previously announced FOZZY and SICK SPEED shows in Australia have been cancelled, according to an update from guitarist Rich Ward (ex-STUCK MOJO). "We are obviously very disappointed and hope that the Australian fans understand that it is totally out of our control," stated the guitarist. In other news, SICK SPEED won the award for ...

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SICK SPEED, FOZZY Line Up Australian Gigs

Atlanta's SICK SPEED, featuring ex-STUCK MOJO guitarist Rich Ward and drummer Bud Fontsere, will be performing at The 9th Ward in Melbourne, Australia on Friday, August 9th. In related news, FOZZY, who include in their ranks Ward, Fontsere, WWE wrestler Chris Jericho, and producer Andy Sneap, are scheduled to appear at Festival Hall in Melbourne, ...

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SYMPHONY X Pull Out Of Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD Festival

SYMPHONY X have pulled out of their scheduled appearance at Germany's Bang Your Head festival after frontman Russell Allen was found to be suffering from stomach/intestinal bleeding, thus necessitating immediate medical treatment. Taking their place at the event will be German hard rockers BONFIRE. The complete list of artists currently set to appear at Bang ...

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DORO Added To Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD Festival

DORO has replaced MAGNUM on the bill of this year's Bang Your Head festival, which is scheduled to take place on June 28th and 29th in Balingen, Germany. MAGNUM had reportedly cancelled their appearance due to the failing health of guitarist Tony Clarkin. The complete list of artists currently set to appear at the event ...

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SEVENDUST, CHRIS JERICHO Interviewed For GUITAR ONE Cover Story

SEVENDUST conducted a joint interview with WWE wrestling star Chris Jericho (of FOZZY fame) on Tuesday, June 11th in Greenville, South Carolina for a "Rock Meets Wrestling" cover story in Guitar One magazine, which will hit the stands in late August/early September. SEVENDUST had previously recorded Jericho's theme "Break The Walls Down" for the recent ...

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