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KORN Singer Addresses Guitarist Beatdown, Solo Tour

The Pulse of Radio reports: KORN guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer got into a scuffle with an unnamed member of the band DROID last week at a stop in Little Rock, Arkansas on KORN's Bitch! We Have A Problem tour. According to several reports, Shaffer was apparently drunk when the incident occurred and has taken "total ...

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Guitarist CLINT LOWERY Leaves KORN Tour

DARK NEW DAY/ex-SEVENDUST guitarist Clint Lowery, who has spent most of this year fulfilling his touring duties with KORN, has been forced to leave KORN's current "Bi#%h! We Have A Problem" tour "due to a family emergency." "Everything's fine — just had to get home," Lowery writes on his MySpace page. "Hated to leave. Love ...

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NAPALM DEATH In Latin America; Video Available

NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury has issued the following update: "Halfway through our Latin American tour and things have been going great! "We have been meeting some amazing people on this tour. All the people who have made the shows as good and smooth as can be. Max, our promoter down here in Latin America, ...

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TOILET BOYS To Release 'Sex Music' In December

TOILET BOYS will release their long-awaited new album, "Sex Music", on December 11, 2007 via Austin, TX-based indie label Dead City Records. The CD was produced by Sean Pierce and recorded in New York City. Production work was completed late last year. Pierce explains, "'Sex Music' picks up, literally, where the band left off in ...

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DIESEL MACHINE Bassist Releases New AMERICAN AFTERMATH Track

DIESEL MACHINE bassist Rich Gonzales, who nearly lost his life after broadsiding a car while riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle in August 2002, has issued the following update: "My other band AMERICAN AFTERMATH just posted a sick new song on MySpace. It's called 'Scars and Stripes', about Iraqi war soldiers returning to regular life and seeing ...

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CRIPPLE BASTARDS Sign With FETO RECORDS

Feto Records — the U.K.-based label headed up by Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH) and Mick Kenney (ANAAL NATHRAKH) — has anounced the signing of Italy's CRIPPLE BASTARDS. According to a posting on the label's web site, "CRIPPLE BASTARDS have built a strong fanbase over the years. Their dedication and perserverance in the scene is to ...

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NAPALM DEATH: Cover Of THE OFFENDERS Classic Posted Online

According to posting on the MySpace page for the legendary hardcore/punk band MDC (MILLIONS OF DEAD COPS), the group's former bassist Mikey "Offender" Donaldson passed away in his sleep on September 22 in Barcelona, Spain where he had recently relocated from Amsterdam. The cause is unknown at the moment. He was 46. Mikey Donaldson was ...

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NEUROSONIC: U.S. Dates Announced

Vancouver, British Columbia hard rockers NEUROSONIC have scheduled the following U.S. dates: Nov. 03 - Click’s - Baton Rouge, Louisiana Nov. 04 - Newby - Memphis, Tennessee Nov. 06 - Jack Rabbit’s - Jacksonville, Florida Nov. 07 - The Mojo Room - Port St Lucie, Florida Nov. 08 - State Theater - St. Petersurg, Florida ...

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DOWN THE DRAIN: New Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of DOWN THE DRAIN — the Buffalo, New York-based quintet featuring MALEVOLENT CREATION singer Brett Hoffmann — performing on September 16, 2007 at Club Infinity in Buffalo can be viewed below. DOWN THE DRAIN released ts debut album, "Dying Inside", on September 18 via the Arctic Music Group. The CD was recorded ...

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Punishment in Capitals - NAPALM DEATH

Those who dismiss NAPALM DEATH as mere mindless noise would do well to spend some quality time with "Punishment In Capitals". This 2003 live set, just released in the U.S. for the first time, finds the band well into the renaissance they've enjoyed this entire decade, delivering staccato bursts of technical and progressive grindcore with ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH: New Song Posted Online

British extreme metallers ANAAL NATHRAKH have posted a new song, entitled "The Final Absolution", on their MySpace page. The track comes off the group's fourth full-length album, "Hell is Empty, and all the Devils are Here", which is due on October 28 via the band's own record label, Feto Records. The CD will ...

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NAPALM DEATH Checks In From The Road

British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH have issued the following update: "NAPALM DEATH tour's been great. Australia was a blast. Met some great new friends and the shows were killer. The best show in Australia? Tricky, but we would go for Adelaide — some crazy people there, for sure, and had a great time after the ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH: New Album Title, Release Date Announced

British extreme metallers ANAAL NATHRAKH will release their fourth full-length album, "Hell is Empty, and all the Devils are Here", on October 28 via the band's own record label, Feto Records. The CD will reportedly include guest vocals from CIRCLE OF DEAD CHILDREN's Josama Bin Horvath and Dirty Von Donovan from EXPLODER, as well as ...

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COSMOSQUAD: Tour Dates Announced

Heralded Southern California-based metal fusioneers COSMOSQUAD, featuring acclaimed guitarist Jeff Kollman (GLENN HUGHES, UFO) and Canadian drummer Shane Gaalaas (B'Z, DIESEL MACHINE), will kick off their 2007/2008 tour with a performance at their favorite Los Angeles-area club, the world-famous Baked Potato, followed by a string of performance clinics in the Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin ...

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NYIA Signs With FETO RECORDS

Feto Records — the U.K.-based label headed up by Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH) and Mick Kenney (ANAAL NATHRAKH) — has anounced the signing of Polish avante-garde grinders NYIA. The group's second album, entitled "More Than You Expect", will be released in October. According to a posting on the label's web site, the CD boasts "some ...

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MNEMIC: Singer's Illness Forces ELSROCK Cancellation

Danish modern thrashers MNEMIC have cancelled their previously announced August 25 concert at the Elsrock festival in Rijssen, Holland, due to a throat infection suffered by the group's singer Guillaume Bideau (ex-SCARVE). Commented the band: "We apologize to anyone who've bought tickets and wanted to see MNEMIC at the fest, but unfortunately health has first ...

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NEUROSONIC: European Tour Dates Announced

Vancouver, British Columbia hard rockers NEUROSONIC have announced the following European tour dates: Sep. 12 - Biebob - Vosselaar, Belgium Sep. 13 - Elysee Montmartre - Paris, France Sep. 14 - Transbordeur - Lyon, France Sep. 15 - Havana - Toulouse, France Sep. 16 - Razzmatazz - Barcelona, Spain Sep. 17 - Caracol - Madrid, ...

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NEUROSONIC: 'So Many People' Video Posted Online

Vancouver, British Columbia hard rockers NEUROSONIC have released their video for the song "So Many People". The clip was shot in Los Angeles in July with director Lex Halaby (KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, MUDVAYNE). According to the band, "The concept for the video was what we thought the video should portray... shitty girl gets shit on... so ...

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DOWN THE DRAIN: 'Dying Inside' Release Date Announced

DOWN THE DRAIN — the Buffalo, New York-based quintet featuring MALEVOLENT CREATION singer Brett Hoffmann — will release its long-awaited debut album, "Dying Inside", on September 18 via the Arctic Music Group. The CD was recorded at Watchmen studios in Lockport, New York with producer Doug White (SNAPCASE, EARTH CRISIS, IT DIES TODAY, EVERY TIME ...

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