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DARK FUNERAL Watches Now Available

Crave Trendware is currently selling several officially licensed watches from Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL. Other artists whose watches are being sold through Crave include CANNIBAL CORPSE, CHILDREN OF BODOM, DARKTHRONE, Darrell "Dimebag" Abbott (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN), DIMMU BORGIR, DIO, KATATONIA, KING DIAMOND, KREATOR, MINISTRY, MORBID ANGEL, MY DYING BRIDE, NAPALM DEATH, NILE, OPETH, RUSH, SHADOWS ...

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DEVOURMENT To Record 'Butcher The Weak' In August

Bassist Mike Majewski of the reformed Texas-based underground death metallers DEVOURMENT has posted the following message on the group's official message board: "We've been keeping quiet lately about the goings on in the DEVO camp so I figured I'd give ya a lil update. Of course, nothing is 100 percent set in stone, but this ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's NIKKI SIXX Says New Album Has To Be Great

Launch Radio Networks reports: The reunited MÖTLEY CRÜE has been telling concert audiences that the band fully intends to go back into the studio and record a new album. So when's it going to happen? Bassist Nikki Sixx told Launch that the band isn't planning to rush an album out just to capitalize on its ...

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ALL TOO HUMAN To Enter Studio In August

Texas-based progressive metallers ALL TOO HUMAN will enter the studio in August to record material for their next two CDs, the first of which is expected to surface in early 2006. A follow-up effort is tentatively due in August 2006. Songtitles set to appear on the upcoming CDs include "Juggernaut", "Cut Me", "Ruffian", and "Insurgent". ...

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HYADES Sign With MAUSOLEUM RECORDS

Italian thrash metal band HYADES have signed a two-album deal with Mausoleum Records. The group's debut album, "Abuse Your Illusions", is scheduled for a November release. A special edition with three bonus tracks will be released on October 24 exclusively in South America and Japan by Marquee Records. The complete track listing for the CD ...

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MEGADETH Drummer Getting Ready For GIGANTOUR

MEGADETH drummer Shawn Drover has posted the following messagein the "Forums" section of the band's official web site: "Today I started packing the 'necesseties' for Gigantour — NEW RUSH shirts (stagewear), 'updated' iPod, tons of black socks (did I mention my new RUSH shirts??!!!). I should be done with this tomorrow, as I tend to ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Voted 'Ideal Supergroup'

BBC News has issued the following report: The four members of LED ZEPPELIN have been voted the U.K.'s ideal supergroup, with Robert Plant beating the late Freddie Mercury to best singer. About 3,500 music fans were polled for Planet Rock Radio and were asked to create their fantasy band. Jimmy Page won best ...

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MY RUIN Announce New Rhythm Section, Plan New CD Release

MY RUIN, the Los Angeles-based band fronted by ex-TURA SATANA singer Tairrie B., will release their new album, "The Brutal Language", on September 27 via their own label imprint, Rovena Recordings. "We've been discussing the idea of our own label for a while now and we were made an offer we couldn't refuse," Tarrie said ...

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MASTODON To Be Profiled On FUSE 'Uranium' TV Special

MASTODON will be profiled on the Fuse network's "Uranium" program with a half hour prime time TV special. Titled "Uranium: Mastodon", the Fuse special will document the Atlanta quartet's rise from one of underground music's most talked about names to one of the leading heavy music acts in the world. The program will make its ...

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RUSH Guitarist Breaks Silence On Legal Trouble

Embattled RUSH guitarist Alex Lifeson sat down exclusively with MuchMoreMusic's Bill Welychka in Toronto recently to set the record straight, and speak for the first time about his alleged 2003 New Year's altercation in Florida — and the lawsuit he has now filed in response to the ordeal. Lifeson, along with his son Justin and ...

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EYEHATEGOD Are In No Rush To Sign New Record Deal

Schwegweb.com recently conducted an interview with EYEHATEGOD frontman Michael D. Williams. Several excerpts from the interview follow: Schwegweb.com: First off, what the hell has EYEHATEGOD been doing during their lengthy absence? Michael D. Williams: "Just doing a lot of different stuff. Jim's been doing SUPERJOINT [RITUAL], DOWN and C.O.C. for a little while. ...

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RUSH To Begin Work On New Album In The Fall

RUSH frontman Geddy Lee has reportedly announced that he will begin work on the group's next studio album in the fall, according to New Jersey rock station WDHA-FM (105.5). Citing 2005 as a "family year," Lee was hoping to get bored enough over the summer in preparation for the rigors of recording a new CD. ...

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RUSH Music To Be Featured In 'Trailer Park Boys' Movie?

According to Toronto's Globe and Mail, Ivan Reitman, the man behind such blockbuster films as "Ghostbusters", is giving the "Trailer Park Boys" a chance to take their dope-smoking, foul-mouthed antics to feature-length proportions. A $5-million movie produced by a Hollywood veteran starts filming next month in Halifax, for release next spring. There will be a ...

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