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METALLICA Producer Speaks Out On 'St. Anger'

METALLICA producer Bob Rock recently spoke to about the production on the group's new album, "St. Anger". "I wanted to do something to shake up radio and the way everything else sounds," said Rock, who helped write the music and lyrics and played basslines on the album. "To me, this album so...
June 13, 2003

GODSMACK's 'Faceless' Certified Platinum!

GODSMACK's third full-length album, "Faceless", has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA),signifying sales of more than 1,000,000 units. The band have reached this benchmark a mere five weeks after the album's release in April. The CD debuted at no. 1 on th...
May 17, 2003


SEETHINGS, the new Swedish band fronted by former DARKANE vocalist Lawrence Mackrory, have inked a worldwide deal with Italy's Scarlet Records. The group's first release through the label will be "Parallels", due in late spring. North American and Asian recording agreements are currently being negot...
May 8, 2003

Psychologists: Heavy Metal Listeners Experience Increased Feelings Of Hostility And Aggression

The following article was originally published in today's edition of the New York Post: Tipper Gore was right — nasty music can mess with a kid's head. So say psychologists who studied the effect that violent lyrics can have on thoughts and feelings. Male and female college students who listened to...
May 6, 2003

TOOL Drummer To Play Hollywood Gig With PIGMY LOVE CIRCUS

TOOL drummer Danny Carey will perform with his side-band PIGMY LOVE CIRCUS on Saturday, May 3 at the Key Club in Hollywood, California. The band features Peter Fletcher on guitar, Mike Savage on vocals, and Shep Stevenson on bass. ...
April 23, 2003

DAVE GROHL Lays Down Drums For New KILLING JOKE Album

FOO FIGHTERS frontman/ex-NIRVANA drummer Dave Grohl has laid down the drum tracks for the new KILLING JOKE album, tentatively titled "Axis of Evil", according to Billboard. The project, which will be out in June on Sony worldwide, was produced by GANG OF FOUR's Andy Gill and is the veteran U.K. rock...
April 7, 2003

TOOL: On Hiatus Until 2005

According to the unofficial TOOL web site, TOOL will likely remain on a hiatus for the next 18 months while A PERFECT CIRCLE — who features in their ranks TOOL frontman Maynard James Keenan — complete work on their sophomore album and the subsequent touring activities in support of...
April 1, 2003

MUDVAYNE Singer Talks About Touring Plans, New Video

MUDVAYNE singer Chud (a.k.a. Chad Gray) recently spoke to about how the band hooked up with LINKIN PARK, XZIBIT and BLINDSIDE for the upcoming Projekt Revolution tour, which launches April 8 in Rochester, New York. "We're friends with [LINKIN PARK]," Chud explained of the seemingly unusual p...
March 7, 2003

AC/DC Get The String Treatment

Los Angeles-based CMH Records are in the process of putting together a string tribute to AC/DC, titled "Back in Baroque", featuring the album "Back In Black" getting the full works in the style of a string orchestra. The CD is scheduled for release in late spring. Also available from the label are t...
March 3, 2003

TOOL Drummer To Guest On New COLLIDE CD

TOOL drummer Danny Carey has recorded a guest appearance on the forthcoming third full-length album from COLLIDE, titled "Some Kind Of Strange". Carey is said to have laid down drums to the track called "Somewhere", which is one of 11 songs set to be included on the effort, due on April 22 through t...
February 28, 2003

MARCOS CURIEL: I Was Fired From P.O.D.

Ex-P.O.D. guitarist Marcos Curiel has lashed out at his former bandmates, claiming that he was fired from the band last week because he has other projects and because of differences in religious philosophies. "I was hoping I could do what Maynard [Keenan] does," Curiel told "He's in TOOL an...
February 19, 2003

METALLICA's 'Anger' Documented On Film

A documentary feature on the making of METALLICA's new album, "St. Anger", is in the process of being filmed by two directors who have "literally been on our asses coming up on two years," METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich told Rolling Stone. "There's close to a thousand hours of footage. I don't know h...
February 12, 2003

MESHUGGAH Announce Swedish Dates

MESHUGGAH have announced the following Swedish dates in March: Mar. 18 - Malmö, SWE @ Kulturbolaget Mar. 29 - Umeå, SWE @ Umeå Open In other news, MESHUGGAH guitarist Mårten Hagstrom has posted the following message via the band's official web site: "Hey everyone! Mårten here. Just writing to apolog...
February 10, 2003


Lollapalooza will return this summer with a heavy-hitting lineup featuring INCUBUS, AUDIOSLAVE, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, JURASSIC 5 and festival founders JANE'S ADDICTION, it was confirmed Friday. Members of all five bands will be on hand at Ameoba Music in Hollywood on Monday for a press conference...
February 8, 2003

A PERFECT CIRCLE's LEEUWEN On Upcoming CD: 'It Keeps Changing'

A PERFECT CIRCLE guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen recently spoke to Australia's Undercover News about the band's upcoming sophomore effort, tentatively due later in the year. "Last I heard, there wasn't any vocals on it," Troy said. "That is another thing that continually evolves as time progresses. It is...
January 28, 2003