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Producer ANDY SNEAP Lands Guitarist Gig With FOZZY!

Former SABBAT guitarist and acclaimed British producer Andy Sneap has joined FOZZY (featuring WWF wrestler Chris Jericho and ex-members of STUCK MOJO) under the stage name “Lord Edgar Bayden Powell”. Here is the band's official press release on the matter: “FOZZY is happy to announce the addition of England's greatest guitarist and medieval historian, Lord ...

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FOZZY Re-Sign With Megaforce, Acquire New Bassist

Here's a not-to-be-taken-seriously press release from the FOZZY camp (featuring former members of STUCK MOJO and WWF wrestler Chris Jericho): FOZZY IS EXCITED AND ARROGANT TO ANNOUNCE A NEW SEVEN FIGURE RECORD DEAL WITH MEGAFORCE RECORDS. "After entertaining many offers from some of the biggest record companies in the world and elsewhere, we decided to ...

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STUCK MOJO, SICK SPEED, FOZZY Tidbits

An eight-track demo version of STUCK MOJO's “Raise The Deadman”, recorded solely by guitarist Rich Ward during the songwriting sessions for the group's Declaration Of A Headhunter CD, can be downloaded from this location. In related news, FOZZY—who feature in their ranks Ward and ex-STUCK MOJO/current SICK SPEED drummer Bud Fontsere—have completed ...

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SICK SPEED, FOZZY Hit West Coast

Atlanta's SICK SPEED, featuring ex-STUCK MOJO guitarist Rich Ward and drummer Bud Fontsere, and FOZZY (which includes in its line-up Ward, Fontsere and WWF wrestler Chris Jericho) will appear at The Shack in Anaheim, California on Friday January 18th. The show will also serve as a showcase for SICK SPEED, who are still seeking a ...

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FOZZY To Record New CD In January!

Atlanta's FOZZY, featuring members of SICK SPEED/STUCK MOJO and WWF wrestler Chris Jericho, will be entering the studio on January 6th to begin recording their as-yet-untitled second full-length CD for a spring release through Megaforce Records. Like its predecessor, the upcoming album will consist primarily of cover versions of old heavy metal classics, but this ...

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Archive News Nov 19, 2001 - update 1

The recently-reunited classic CANDLEMASS line-up—vocalist Messiah Marcolin, bassist/founder Leif Edling, guitarist Mats Björkman, lead guitarist Lars Johansson and drummer Jan Lindh—will perform a five-song set at the Christmas bash, dubbed Black Lucia, of Sweden's premiere metal magazine, Close-Up (www.closeupmagazine.net), at Wildside (Daily's) in Stockholm, Sweden on December 13th. The event ...

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Archive News Nov 13, 2001

STUCK MOJO will be supported by 420 MONKS, the band led by MOJO frontman Bonz, at the former group's upcoming reunion gig at The Cotton Club in Atlanta, Georgia on New Year's Eve. In related news, SICK SPEED, the post-MOJO band of guitarist Rich Ward and drummer Bud Fontsere, will play their ...

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Archive News Nov 07, 2001

More information has surfaced regarding the behind-the-scenes events leading up to the announced STUCK MOJO reunion show, which is scheduled to take place on New Year's Eve at an as-yet-undisclosed venue in Atlanta, Georgia. According to informed sources, STUCK MOJO will be joined by new bassist/vocalist Keith Watson (formerly of Charlotte, North ...

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Archive News Oct 12, 2001

Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted has sensationally announced that he would happily work with METALLICA again in the future, despite walking out on the group earlier this year. Newsted cited 'private and personal reasons, and the physical damage I have done to myself over the years while playing the music that I love' as ...

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Archive News Sep 07, 2001

It's official!!! As first reported here on June 30th (another BLABBERMOUTH.NET worldwide exclusive that we have to pat ourselves on the back for), VOIVOD have finally confirmed the return of original vocalist Snake (aka Denis Belanger) and addition of former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted to the group's current recording line-up, which is completed by ...

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Archive News Sep 05, 2001

SLIPKNOT's Iowa has sold a total of 254,000 copies in its first week of release in the US, entering next week's Billboard Top 200 Pop Album chart at #3, behind AALIYAH's self-titled effort and MARY J. BLIGE's No More Drama CD. Although this is clearly a hugely impressive chart showing, it is a disappointment ...

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Archive News Apr 05, 2001 - update 2

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach will be taping an appearance on the Sally Jesse Raphael talk show this Monday, April 9th, at 11 am in NYC. The show topic is 'Broadway — Past &amp Present '.&nbsp An air date will be announced soon.


Former SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman Billy Corgan has been in the ...

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Archive News Mar 05, 2001 - update 2

Although not yet officially confirmed, it appears all but certain that Atlanta's STUCK MOJO have disbanded, with guitarist Rich Ward, drummer Bud Fonsere and bassist Dan Dryden focusing all their attention on SICK SPEED (when they're not busy backing up WWF wrestler Chris Jericho in FOZZY, that is), while former vocalist Bonz continues work on ...

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