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SLIPKNOT's CLOWN: 'I Want To Go To Colleges And Give Seminars'

SLIPKNOT percussionist Shawn Crahan (a.k.a. The Clown) recently spoke to The New York Times about the debut CD from his side project TO MY SURPRISE. Earlier this year two murder suspects said that they listened to SLIPKNOT for motivation before stabbing a friend to death. For these and other reasons, finding a kinder, gentler project ...

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Rock Legend TED NUGENT Tells Arkansas Teens To Scratch Drug Use

Misty Hale of The Courier News reports that rocker Ted Nugent used biting quotes and edgy humor to pound his message into the brains of about 500 Arkansas-area teenagers Monday afternoon (September 29). Excuses are for wimps, drugs are for puking hillbilly hippies, and hunting is the most blessed activity ever granted to mankind. The ...

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THE DREAMING Sign Top Management Deal

THE DREAMING, the new project featuring former STABBING WESTWARD frontman Chris Hall and ex-STAR 69 members Johnny Haro (drums) and Warren Huart (guitar), have signed a management deal with Rob McDermott of Andy Gould Management (LINKIN PARK, ROB ZOMBIE). The band, who are currently unsigned, have reportedly been demoing material with producer/engineer Bryan Carlstrom (who ...

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Man, Teen Listened To SLIPKNOT Before Committing Murder

Felisa Cardona of San Bernardino County Sun reports that a pair of friends carried butcher knives and sang a song by the "death metal" band SLIPKNOT as they lured their friend to his death, police say. Prosecutors say Jason Lamar Harris, 20, and his 16-year-old friend, Amber Rose Riley, talked about killing Terry Ray Taylor ...

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THE DREAMING: Demo Track Posted Online

THE DREAMING, the new project featuring former STABBING WESTWARD frontman Chris Hall and ex-STAR 69 members Johnny Haro (drums) and Warren Huart (guitar), have posted a 75-second clip of the demo track "Let It Burn" at this location. The band, who are currently unsigned, have reportedly been demoing material with producer/engineer Bryan Carlstrom ...

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GENE SIMMONS Says He Will No Longer Buy PEARL JAM Albums Following VEDDER's Anti-BUSH Outburst

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons recently told Insight magazine that if fellow rock performers continue to do outrageous politically-charged things such as stabbing a Bush mask onstage, they should expect their record sales to go down. "I don't think everybody that booed will stop buying PEARL JAM records or going to PEARL JAM concerts," Gene said ...

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THE DREAMING: Set List Unveiled

THE DREAMING, the new project featuring former STABBING WESTWARD frontman Chris Hall and ex-STAR 69 members Johnny Haro (drums) and Warren Huart (guitar), made their live debut on April 13 at The Gig in Hollywood, California. The group's set list for the evening was as follows: 01. Drowning (THE DREAMING song, not the SW song) ...

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Former STABBING WESTWARD Singer To Unveil New Band

THE DREAMING, the new project featuring former STABBING WESTWARD frontman Chris Hall and ex-STAR 69 members Johnny Haro (drums) and Warren Huart (guitar), will be playing a small show on April 13 at The Gig in Hollywood, California. They are open of five bands to play that night and are scheduled to go on stage ...

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Former STABBING WESTWARD Drummer Becomes A PRICK

Former STABBING WESTWARD drummer Andy Kubiszewski will be sitting behind the kit on some of the tour dates on the upcoming PRICK tour. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Apr. 04 - The Continental Night Club - Buffalo, NY Apr. 05 - Beachland Ballroom - Cleveland, OH Kubiszewski is no stranger to the PRICK ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH's DANI: I Can't Handle MARILYN MANSON's Fakeness

CRADLE OF FILTH singer Dani Filth has slammed MARILYN MANSON as "fake" and recounted an incident a couple of years back where the two parties came face-to-face — a meeting that ended with less than spectacular results. When asked by Britain's Metal Hammer magazine if he is interested in the kind of all-encompassing, multi-faceted career ...

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STABBING WESTWARD: 'The Essential' Track Listing Unveiled

The complete track listing for the upcoming STABBING WESTWARD CD collection, titled "The Essential Stabbing Westward (Remastered)" , has been released. The album is due on April 1 through Sony/Columbia Records. "The Essential Stabbing Westward (Remastered)" will contain the following cuts: 01. Lost 02. Control 03. Nothing 04. Lies 05. What Do I Have To ...

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Former STABBING WESTWARD Drummer To Perform With PRICK

Former STABBING WESTWARD drummer Andy Kubiszewski will be sitting behind the kit on some of the tour dates on the upcoming PRICK tour. So far, only one gig has been announced: Dec. 27 at The Odeon in Cleveland, Ohio. More shows will be announced soon. Kubiszewski is no stranger to the PRICK camp, having previously ...

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Former STABBING WESTWARD Drummer To Tour With PRICK

Former STABBING WESTWARD drummer Andy Kubiszewski will be sitting behind the kit on some of the tour dates on the upcoming PRICK tour. Kubiszewski is no stranger to the PRICK camp, having previously recorded the drum tracks for the group's debut CD. The band have since issued a follow-up album, "The Wreckard", featuring drummer/soundshaper Garret ...

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Former STABBING WESTWARD Frontman Resurfaces In THE DREAMING

Former STABBING WESTWARD frontman Chris Hall has teamed up with ex-STAR 69 members Johnny Haro (drums) and Warren Huart (guitar) in a brand new project called THE DREAMING. The as-yet-unsigned group, whose sound is said to be more reminiscent of that of early SW than the one found on the band's final, self-titled album, are ...

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STABBING WESTWARD: Where Are They Now?

Former STABBING WESTWARD frontman Chris Hall is reportedly working on a solo album, due out sometime next year. Meanwhile, keyboardist/programmer/guitarist Walter Flakus is said to be working as a DJ/music director for a radio station in Albany, New York. Drummer Andy Kubiszewski is apparently looking to join a new project, while there is no further ...

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SPEEDEALER Announce Release Date For NEWSTED-Produced CD

Texas aggro rockers SPEEDEALER will issue their fourth album, entitled Second Sight, on May 14th through Palm Pictures, a division of Island Records. Produced by Jason Newsted of METALLICA fame, Second Sight was recorded during September/October at The Plant in Sausalito, California with Kent Matcke (i.e. STABBING WESTWARD) engineering. SPEEDEALER reportedly recorded 17 songs, 12 ...

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German Satanists Jailed For Murder!

The German couple (Manuela, 23, and Daniel Ruda, 26) who were accused of murdering a 33-year-old man beneath a banner reading "When Satan Lives" (as reported here on January 18th) were given prison sentences of 13 and 15 years respectively after admitting to killing the “friend” in their flat in Witten, in the ...

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STABBING WESTWARD Split With Koch, Begin Work On New CD!

STABBING WESTWARD have confirmed that they have parted ways with Koch Records after a one-album collaboration with the label, which resulted in the release of the group's self-titled CD in May. According to an official statement from the band, things did not work out as well as expected on both sides, so this departure was ...

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Archive News Nov 19, 2001 - update 2

Kip Winger, he of WINGER fame, has placed “original and authentic WINGER/Kip Winger memorabilia” for sale via eBay. According to Winger's official web site, “this garage sale features clothing used in performances and photo shoots, and equipment used in the studio on his recent albums.” For more info, go to this location.

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Archive News Oct 31, 2001

POWERMAN 5000 frontman Spider One confirmed, in an online posting at the group's official web site at www.powerman5000.com, that the group have parted ways with bassist Dorian Heartsong and drummer Al Pahanish, a move that was first reported here on Monday, October 29th. Here is the vocalist's statement in its entirety:

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Archive News Jul 27, 2001

TYPE O NEGATIVE have reportedly recorded a version of the intro song for the WWF wrestler Kane, entitled “Out Of The Fire”, which is set to be included on an upcoming compilation CD, which may also include LIMP BIZKIT, among others, and is tentatively scheduled for a late October release through an as-yet-undisclosed label. ...

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