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FRED DURST: 'Agreeance' Is A Word

LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst has shot back at the critics slamming him for his use of the word "agreeance" during his anti-war speech at the Grammy Awards. In a posting at www.limpbizkit.com, Durst writes, "Oh, by the way, AGREEANCE is a word according to the OXFORD-ENGLISH DICTIONARY. So the dumb asses at ...

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MOTÖRHEAD To Embark On West Coast Tour

MOTÖRHEAD will embark on a short West Coast tour in late April. Support at the shows will come from THE DWARVES and HIGH ON FIRE. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr 18 - Portland, OR @ Roseland Apr 19 - Seattle, WA @ Northgate Apr 21 - San Francisco, CA @ Avalon Ballroom Apr 22 ...

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LYZANXIA To Release Third Album In France

French thrashers LYZANXIA will release their third full-length CD, entitled "Mindcrimes", in France on March 10 through Trepan Records. Release dates for the rest of Europe and North America have yet to be confirmed. As previously reported, "Mindcrimes" was recorded at Backstage Studio in Lyon with producers Fredrik Nordström (HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, ARCH ENEMY, DIMMU ...

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LIMP BIZKIT Fans Needed For MTV Appearance

LIMP BIZKIT have posted the following message at www.limpbizkit.com: "Limp Ladies or...Want a Tattoo? "Sounds like a spam email subject line, right? Well it's no joke — MTV wants to talk to some of LIMP's biggest fans of the fairer sex...and find fans of either sex to get tatttoos: "MTV is doing a casting call ...

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Ex-HELMET Man Leaves BUSH

Ex-HELMET/ORANGE 9MM guitarist Chris Traynor has left his spot in BUSH to join RIVAL SCHOOLS as a replacement for Ian Love, according to Buddyhead. An official confirmation of Traynor's departure from the BUSH camp has yet to be made. ...

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DEATHRIDE To Begin Recording In Early February

California's DEATHRIDE, the new project featuring COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara, are set to begin recording their debut album, tentatively titled "Thirteen", on Feb. 3 for a July release through Roadrunner Records. The following is Fafara's latest update on the group's activities, as posted on the band's official message board: "DEATHRIDE goes to the NAMM ...

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Former CRIMSON GLORY Guitarist To Perform At Florida Awards Show

THE BEN JACKSON GROUP, featuring former CRIMSON GLORY guitarist Ben Jackson, will perform at the 2002 Diamond Awards Show at Club Diamonds in Bradenton, Florida on New Year's Eve. Also set to appear are COLD STATIC, CHROME YELLOW, SILENT TREATMENT, CHASE THEORY, DOWNBRINGER, END OF JUNE (formerly E3), TRIP2GO, CODE SUNSHINE, and DIFFICULT. ...

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SAXON DVD Delayed

SAXON's upcoming "The Saxon Chronicles" DVD, previously scheduled for a Jan. 27, 2003 release, has now been delayed until March 2003. "This is due to the uncovering of many more previously unseen video clips and live footage of the band, and it has been felt that these items must be included within the DVD," states ...

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BLAZE To Headline TOTALFEST 5

Britain's BLAZE, the band led by former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE frontman Blaze Bayley, will headline Totalfest 5 on Saturday Jan. 18, 2003 at the King's Head Live in Fulham, U.K. Also set to appear at the event are ORANGE GOBLIN, AREA 54 and REACTOR. BLAZE will release a double live album, "As Live As It Gets", ...

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DRY KILL LOGIC Announce NYC Gig

DRY KILL LOGIC, currently unsigned following their split with Roadrunner Records, have announced a gig at The Village Underground in New York City on Friday, Dec. 6. Also appearing on the bill will be EYE COLOR ORANGE, BLIND HATE EXPERIMENT and THEOREM. ...

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France's STONED WIZARDS FESTIVAL Postponed!

The Stoned Wizards Festival, which was scheduled to take place in Paris, France on Dec. 8 has been postponed until the spring of 2003. A new date will be announced soon. Among the artists that were scheduled to appear at the event were CATHEDRAL, HERMANO, NEBULA, THE MUSHROOM RIVER BAND, ORANGE GOBLIN, SOLARIZED, LOWRIDER, MISDEMEANOR, ...

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CREED Frontman Gets Assaulted By Ex-Wife!

Hillaree Stapp, ex-wife of CREED frontman Scott Stapp, was arrested Nov. 14 on a charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon for allegedly striking Scott in the face with a cell phone. The incident reportedly took place at Scott's Orlando, Florida-area home during a heated argument over custody of their son, Jagger, and other ...

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FU MANCHU Announce California Gigs

FU MANCHU have announced two shows in California during December. They will be performing at The Casbah in San Diego on Friday, Dec. 13, and at the Detroit Bar in Orange County on Saturday, Dec. 14. In other news, the band will enter the studio with producer/engineer Brian Joseph Dobbs (MANMADEGOD, ECHOBRAIN) on Dec. 2 ...

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PEAVEY ELECTRONICS CORP Launches EDWARD VAN HALEN CUSTOM SHOP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Peavey Electronics Corp., is proud to introduce the Edward Van Halen Custom Shop. That totally tricked-out, customized Wolfgang electric guitar you've been pining for all these years is now only a few mouse clicks away at www.Peavey.com. Peavey's EVH Custom Shop offers guitarists a brilliantly simplistic online user interface where they can ...

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40 GRIT Announce Upcoming Dates

Metal Blade recording artists 40 GRIT have lined up the following dates during November/December: Nov. 14 – San Francisco, CA @ Studio Z (w/AGENT ORANGE) Dec. 12 – San Francisco, CA @ The Pound SF (w/MY RUIN) Dec. 13 – Concord, CA @ Bourbon St. (w/MY RUIN) These shows are tune-ups before the band hit ...

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ARK Commence Work On New CD

ARK, who feature in their ranks former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/current MASTERPLAN vocalist Jorn Lande, ex-CONCEPTION guitarist Tore Østby, former MALMSTEEN drummer John Macaluso, and ex-MALMSTEEN bassist Randy Coven, have entered Area 51 Studios in Celle, Germany to begin recording their new album with producer Tommy Newton (HELLOWEEN, VICTORY). "ARK reunited in Southern France six weeks ago, ...

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Hang Out With MARILYN MANSON In New York City!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ATTENTION NEW YORK AREA MARILYN MANSON FANS! We are offering you a unique opportunity to hang out with MANSON at a party he is hosting which will be televised by Much Music. The party is taking place in New York City on Thursday, October 24, 2002 and you would need to be ...

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KIP WINGER Lines Up Solo Dates

WINGER frontman Kip Winger has lined up the following solo dates during November/December: Nov. 14 - Ft. Meyers, FL @ Indigo Room Dec. 03 - Sacramento, CA @ Road House Dec. 04 - Palo Alto, CA @ Icon Dec. 05 - Orange County, CA @ Coach House Dec. 06 - Tarzana, CA @ Paladino's ...

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SEPTIC FLESH Set Release Date For 'Sumerian Daemons'

Greece's SEPTIC FLESH have set January 27th, 2003 as the release date for their brand new CD, titled Sumerian Daemons, through Hammerheart Records. Produced by Fredrik Nordström (HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, ARCH ENEMY, DIMMU BORGIR, etc.) at Gothenburg's Studio Fredman, the 13-song effort will include the following cuts, among others: 01. Unbeliever 02. Red Code ...

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KORN Frontman Shoots Fiancée For PLAYBOY

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis has photographed his fiancée Deven, a former porn actress, for Playboy. "There's nothing better than shooting your chick naked," Jonathan Davis told the magazine. When Playboy.com approached the KORN singer about becoming their fifth celebrity photographer — joining the likes of hip-hop giant Nelly, Tommy Lee and DISTURBED's David Draiman — ...

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Former DEPSWA, Current <151> Members Join Forces In New Group

Former DEPSWA drummer Colin Torres and TRAK 13 vocalist Jeff Zazueta have joined forces with members of Southern California's in an as-yet-unnamed new project. The quintet will enter an Orange County studio this week to begin work on a three-song demo with manager/producer Thom Hazaert (CHIMAIRA, SW1TCHED, ERASE THE GREY, DEPSWA) at the helm. ...

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CHARGER Ink Deal With PEACEVILLE RECORDS

Britain's CHARGER have reportedly inked a deal with Peaceville Records for the release of their debut full-length album, which is currently being recorded at Mighty Atom Studios in Swansea, Wales with legendary producer Billy Anderson (CLUTCH, BRUTAL TRUTH, ORANGE GOBLIN, NEUROSIS, SLEEP). Currently untitled, the long-awaited follow-up to 2000's The Foul Year Of Our Lord ...

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CHARGER Commence Recording Full-Length Debut

Britain's CHARGER have begun recording their debut full-length album at Mighty Atom Studios in Swansea, Wales with legendary producer Billy Anderson (CLUTCH, BRUTAL TRUTH, ORANGE GOBLIN, NEUROSIS, SLEEP). Currently untitled, the long-awaited follow-up to 2000's The Foul Year Of Our Lord will be released in early spring 2003. ...

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THOR Announces North American Dates

The "mighty" THOR has announced the following North American dates in support of his brand new 12th studio album, entitled Triumphant: Sep. 19 - Thunder Bay, Ontario, CAN @ The Apollo Sep. 20 - Sault St. Marie, Ontario, CAN @ Foggy Notions Sep. 21 - Sudbury, Ontario, CAN @ The Townhouse Sep. 24 - Quebec ...

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