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SUBSONIC's New Video To Feature Model ANGEL DAWN MASSIE

The second video from SUBSONIC's "No Such Soul" CD will feature model Angel Dawn Massie, who is perhaps best known for her photos for Dean Guitars. The video, which is being shot in Chicago next week, is being directed by Jason Meudt of Vision 4 Films and is the follow-up to the the first single, ...

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Debris Inc. - DEBRIS INC.

On the self-titled debut from DEBRIS INC. one gets the feeling that TROUBLE bassist Ron Holzner and ST. VITUS alum Dave Chandler got together and figured they'd kick out some old school punk rock without abandoning their doom roots. The pair also brought TROUBLE's Barry Stern, EYEHATEGOD/SUPERJOINT RITUAL drummer Jimmy Bower, and Greg Rogers of ...

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OMINOUS Sign With ROTTING CORPSE RECORDS

New Jersey-based death metal trio OMINOUS has inked a deal with Chicago-based label Rotting Corpse Records. A full-length CD is expected this summer. The band are currently working on a video and are continuing to play out as much as possible. Commented Ron Dake, president of Rotting Corpse Records: "We are very excited to be ...

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PESSIMIST Announce New Lineup

The lineup for the upcoming PESSIMIST release has been finalized and will include guitarist Bill Hayden and bassist/vocalist Ralph "Reaper" Runyan from the group's latest CD, "Slaughtering the Faithful". In addition, the band will be working again with original drummer Chris Pernia from the first two PESSIMIST CDs, "Cult of the Initiated" and "Blood for ...

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HAVOCHATE: New York Dates Announced

New York-based metal band HAVOCHATE, now featuring former TESTAMENT bassist Greg Christian, have lined up the following dates during the coming weeks: Mar. 18 - Nanuet, NY - Tower Records (free show) Mar. 19 - Nyack, NY - Olives Apr. 23 - Rockville Center, NY - Purple Haze HAVOCHATE have just released their sophomore album, ...

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ROB ROCK: Touring Lineup Revealed

Singer ROB ROCK (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) has revealed his band lineup for the upcoming European Aces High Tour (alongside MASTERPLAN, CIRCLE II CIRCLE and PURE INC.) and appearance at the Sweden Rock Festival. The all-Swedish group will consist of the following: Carljohan Grimmark (NARNIA) - guitar Daniel Hall (PLATITUDE) - guitar Andreas Olsson (NARNIA) - ...

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Former KORN Guitarist Baptized In Jordan River: Photos Available

The Associated Press is reporting that former KORN guitarist Brian "Head" Welch was baptized Saturday (March 5) in the Jordan River, just weeks after quitting his band, drug habits and rock-and-roll lifestyle for religion. [see photos of Welch being baptized in Jordan river and in the river's baptismal site near the Kibbutz Kinneret, in northern ...

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Classic HADES Albums To Be Reissued In May

On Tuesday, May 10, 2005, Rock Ridge Music will reissue two albums from the '80s heavy metal band HADES. The two recordings, "Resisting Success" and "If At First You Don't Succeed", each include a newly-recorded, previously unreleased track. HADES was formed by guitarist Dan Lorenzo back in 1978, playing around local rock clubs in New ...

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FU MANCHU To Play Free Show In Newport Beach

FU MANCHU will play a free show at the Orange County Museum of Art on March 3 beginning at 8:00 pm. This show is being sponsored by Vans shoes and there will be a showing of '70s/80's skateboard culture. The Orange County Museum of Art is located at 850 San Clemente Drive in Newport Beach, ...

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PAINMUSEUM/TESTAMENT Guitarist Teams Up With MUSICIAN'S FRIEND

Guitarist "Metal" Mike Chlasciak (PAINMUSEUM, TESTAMENT, HALFORD) has teamed up with the world's largest musical equipment company, Musician's Friend, in order to bring a Metal Mike Gear Shop. Metal Mike Gear Shop makes it easy for guitar fanatics to find out about and directly purchase equipment as used by Chlasciak. The exclusive home for this ...

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DARK ANGEL: 'Reunion' Video Footage Posted Online

Video footage of DARK ANGEL's "reunion" gig in 2002 has been posted online at StudioCam.org. The clip, which was shot on September 30, 2002 at the Galaxy Theatre in Santa Ana, California (with KREATOR and DESTRUCTION as the headliners), is about four minutes long and features the band — guitarists Jim Durkin and Eric Meyer, ...

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FU MANCHU To Record ADOLESCENTS Cover

FU MANCHU are heading into the studio very soon to record a cover version of the ADOLESCENTS song "Things Start Moving". While in the studio, FU MANCHU are going to try and record a few new songs as well. In other news, FU MANCHU are scheduled to play a show in Los Angeles in March ...

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'Other Hollywood' Features Porn, VINCE NEIL And SLASH

The New York Post reports that the new book "Other Hollywood: The Uncensored Oral History of the Porn Film Industry" reveals adult film actor Ron Jeremy once watched porn star Savannah (who later killed herself) get busy with MÖTLEY CRÜE's Vince Neil. Neil recounts how Savannah once nearly overdosed on drugs during a Hawaiian vacation ...

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HAVOCHATE Sign With INDECENT MEDIA

New York-based metal band HAVOCHATE, now featuring former TESTAMENT bassist Greg Christian, have signed a new worldwide deal with Indecent Media. The group's sophomore album, "Cycle of Pain", is scheduled for release on March 15. "We had been in contact with other labels and they all offered us more or less the same things," stated ...

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FU MANCHU Bassist Auctioning Drum Kit

FU MANCHU bassist Brad Davis is selling a drum kit on eBay. "It's the black and white Ludwig Vistalite drum kit we used in the 'Squash That Fly' video," Davis writes on the group's web site. The auction ends February 4 at 18:58:10 PST. More details about the kit, including photos, can be found on ...

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DEBRIS INC. To Release Debut Album In April

Candlelight Records has set an April 5 release date for the debut album from DEBRIS INC. The record is the first release through the new U.S. arrangement between Rise Above Records and Candlelight, announced earlier this year. DEBRIS INC. is a new band featuring SAINT VITUS alumni Dave Chandler with longtime TROUBLE bassist Ron Holzner. ...

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