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RUSH To Begin Recording New Album In November

Karen Bliss of JAM! Music reports: Canadian rock legends RUSH will be co-producing their new studio album for Anthem Records with Nick Raskulinecz (FOO FIGHTERS, STONE SOUR, SHADOWS FALL). The American producer will be flying up to Toronto next week to meet with the band, which is in the demo phase right now. ...

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AUDIOSLAVE Guitarist To Perform At Rally In Support Of Immigrant Workers' Rights

AUDIOSLAVE guitarist Tom Morello will be performing in Los Angeles on Thursday, September 28 at a rally in support of immigrant workers' rights. Thousands will march and 400 immigrant workers, religious leaders, community members and students will shut down Century Blvd. near Los Angeles International Airport, risking arrest in the largest nonviolent civil disobedience in ...

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SHADOWS FALL: Live Video Posted Online

Video footage of SHADOWS FALL performing its track "Enlightened By the Cold" at The Town Ballroom in Buffalo NY during the band's successful headlining run on the Strhess Tour last summer has been pst online at the Underground Video Television web site. SHADOWS FALL recently entered Studio 606 in Northridge, CA with producer ...

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MEGADETH: Live Video Of New Song Available

A video clip of MEGADETH performing a new song, entitled "Washington Is Next!", in Toronto, Ontario on Monday, September 25 has been posted online at YouTube.com. "Washington Is Next!" will be included on MEGADETH's upcoming CD, "United Abominations", which is scheduled for release in early 2007 via Roadrunner Records. MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine ...

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RUSH Drummer Discusses New Book

Launch Radio Networks reports: RUSH drummer Neil Peart is back this week with a new book titled "Roadshow : Landscape With Drums: A Concert Tour By Motorcycle". It's a chronicle of his time on the band's 30th anniversary tour across North America in 2004, when he rode his motorcycle between gigs, instead of getting on ...

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ARCH ENEMY Frontwoman Joins MEGADETH On Stage

Vocalist Angela Gossow of ARCH ENEMY — who are touring North America as part of Gigantour 2006 (also featuring LAMB OF GOD, OPETH, OVERKILL, THE SMASHUP, INTO ETERNITY and SANCTITY in addition to the headliner MEGADETH) — has posted the following message on her MySpace page: "Chicago, Columbus and Detroit rocked! Especially Chicago the crowd ...

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SHADOWS FALL: Recording Update

SHADOWS FALL has entered Studio 606 in Northridge, CA with producer Nick Raskulinecz (FOO FIGHTERS, STONE SOUR, RUSH) to begin recording its new album, due in early 2007 via Atlantic Records. The still-untitled project is the Grammy-nominated band's follow-up to 2004's critically acclaimed "The War Within", and its companion release, 2006's "Fallout from the War", ...

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Former MARDUK Frontman Issues Update On ELIZIUM Project

Former MARDUK vocalist Legion (a.k.a. Erik Hagsted) has issued the following update on his ELIZIUM project (formerly REBELANGELS), which also features ex-MARDUK bassist B.War (a.k.a. Roger "Bogge" Svensson): "First off, we have a lineup change. Our guitarist Jimmy Larsen is no longer in our ranks, which sucks since the guy is awesome, but we all ...

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SHADOWS FALL Begins Tracking Drums For New Album

SHADOWS FALL has entered Studio 606 in Northridge, CA with producer Nick Raskulinecz (FOO FIGHTERS, STONE SOUR, RUSH) to begin recording its new album, due in early 2007 via Atlantic Records. The still-untitled project is the Grammy-nominated band's follow-up to 2004's critically acclaimed "The War Within", and its companion release, 2006's "Fallout from the War", ...

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MEGADETH: GLEN DROVER Chat Transcript Available

MEGADETH fan site Rattlehead HQ has uploaded a transcript of the online chat with MEGADETH guitarist Glen Drover, whick took place in the Gigantour Chat Room yesterday (Tuesday, September 19). Check it out at this location. The North American installment of Gigantour 2006 kicked off September 6 in Boise, Idaho. The trek features ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's NIKKI SIXX: 'Thank You, New York'

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx has checked in from the band's "The Route of All Evil" tour with fellow music veterans AEROSMITH with the following update: "Last night [Monday, Sept. 28] we played the 35th anniversary of the Hard Rock Café's private party. All the usual and unusual characters were there… fun night. Steven Tyler ...

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Suffocation - SUFFOCATION

American death metal's most consistent and punishing standard-bearers, SUFFOCATION sometimes get overlooked in the rush to deify other bands. While it could be argued that they've never been a particularly innovative act, there's something to be said for the songcraft, torturous bits of melody, and impressive use of guitar hooks and thrash tempos that make ...

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DREAM THEATER Drummer Responds To MASTODON's 'Stupid Remarks'

DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy has responded to remarks made by MASTODON's Brent Hinds and Bill Kelliher in the November 2006 issue of Guitar World magazine in which they stated that DREAM THEATER "have a little Chinese girl playing bass" and "dress all gay." Hinds also went on to say, "They wear those cheesy leather ...

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MEGADETH, AEROSMITH Added To 'Guitar Hero II'

MEGADETH's "Hangar 18" and AEROSMITH's "Last Child" are among the latest artists to be confirmed for the "Guitar Hero" PlayStation 2 videogame sequel. The following songs have been confirmed so far: ALICE IN CHAINS - "Them Bones" ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND - "Jessica" ANTHRAX - "Madhouse" AVENGED SEVENFOLD - "Beast And The Harlot" BLACK SABBATH - ...

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