November 2004 Archive


...RHINO BUCKET are currently recording five new songs for an upcoming horror movie, "The Outdoorsman," that is currently under production. You can hear more Rhino Bucket in the films "Rolling Kansas." The band plans to release one of the new songs, "Blood Sweat and Beers" as a b-side when the film is released. For more information, check out www.rhinobucket.com... 


...Legendary Neal Schon will release a new solo album, "i on U," on February 22nd. The new CD is a collection of guitar instrumentals. Says Schon, "This is the first album that encompasses everything and makes it brand new. Since I joined Santana. I've tried to go into every album in a different way. "i on U" is taking me to a new place and new sounds, but you can hear my years of work throughout the whole album. Sitting back and listening to it now, the history with Santana and Jan Hammer really shines through." For more information, check out www.favorednations.com... 


...HOBOS FROM HELL have released their new CD and are selling it at their shows...


...THE FAKE THING, a tribute to FAITH NO MORE, will play the U.S. Beer Company in Chicago on December 4th at 10PM. Also on the bill are tributes to RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE and SYSTEM OF A DOWN (CALM LIKE A BOMB and DOWN WITH THE SYSTEM respectively). For more information, check out http://www.thefakething.com... 


...Rocker ROXY SAINT has launched an unusual line of clothing: one-of-a-kind dresses made from black plastic trash bags, each designed and painted by Roxy herself. To see them for yourself, check out www.roxysaint.com... 


...The mighty MOTORHEAD will tour Europe, now that frontman LEMMY has been given a clean bill of health. Click here for tour dates. In other Lemmy news, the legendary rocker has said that his solo CD, featuring cuts with SKEW SISKIN, DAVE GROHL and the REVEREND HORTON HEAT, will be released sometime next year...


...NOCTURNAL will release their CD, "Arrival of the Carnivore," on December 13, 2004...


..."Damned and Mummified," the new CD by ABSCESS, will be released on December 13, 2004...


...PHANTOM PLANET will release "Chicago, Chicagoing, Chicagone,"" on December 14th. The three hour DVD features live footage, photos, videos and much more...


...KILLSWITCH ENGAGE will join THE USED and MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE on the Taste of Chaos Tour beginning in February...


...STRYPER have been forced to cancel their November 20th live date in Mexico City due to the promoter being unable to secure proper work visas for the band...


...Frontiers Records will release "Anything For You," the new CD by TOMMY FUNDERBURK in January 2005. Funderburk is one of the hardest working background singers in rock'n'roll, having performed with MOTLEY CRUE, WHITESNAKE, YES and many more...


...MAD DRAGZTER will play the Rota de Rock Festival in Sao Paulo on November 21st. On the same bill are DR. SIN, EMINENCE, CLAUSTROFOBIA, and PAUL DI'ANNO...


...Three of the four original members of TIGERTAILZ have decided to re-form the band. Lead vocalist, Kim Hooker, lead guitarist, Jay Pepper and bassist Pepsi Tate, along with new drummer Mic Hourihan (formerly with UK metal band Desecration) have already begun recording their next CD, "Berzerk 2.0," and have acquired the rights to their back catalog as well. For more information, check out http://www.tigertailz.co.uk... 


...THE LIZARDS have just released their next CD, "Cold Blooded Kings." The band expect to tour with GLENN HUGHES early next year. For more information, check out www.thelizardswebsite.com... 


...STYX's live recording of the Beatles' classic, "I Am the Walrus," will be available exclusively through itunes.com beginning December 7, 2004...


...CHEVELLE's new CD, "This Type of Thinking (Could Do Us In)," has been certified gold in just six weeks. The band are currently on tour with KORN and BREAKING BENJAMIN. Click here for tour dates...


...BRIAN WHITE has left DOG FASHION DISCO. Why? The band suggests you "insert your standard excuse as to why someone leaves a band" here. DAVE CULLEN of the Boston band FUR has replaced him. The band will start concentrating on writing their next studio album after their current set of live dates is over...


...CORROSION OF CONFORMITY will release their new studio album, "En Los Brazos del Dios" (or "In the Arms of God") in early 2005. Says vocalist Pepper Keenan of the new CD, "We really got back to our roots with this one, listening to old records that we all grew up on and headbanging at Woody's farmhouse. It was a good time putting it together." ...


...Recently reunited HEATHEN are making an offer you can't refuse. The band is offering complete, free downloads of their earlier albums, 1987's "Breaking the Silence" and 1989's "Victims of Deception." Visit www.heathenmetal.com for more information...


...SPEAKERS FOR THE DEAD is a new metal band from Fresno, CA, that came from the ashes of GRYP. Former GRYP members Curtis Shamlin (singer) and Jason Garcia (guitarist) decided they weren't ready to give up on rock'n'roll and put together the new band, adding Gary Shipman on drums and Kevin Lynn on bass. The band is currently playing shows on the West coast while working on a CD to be released sometime in early 2005. For more information, check out  http://www.myspace.com/speakersforthedead... 


...SLAYER's new DVD, "Still Reigning," sold nearly 10,000 copies in its first week, far more than was expected. The DVD is 80-minutes of Slayer live-in-concert footage that includes the original band performing, in its entirety, the classic "Reign In Blood" and closes with the Wall of Blood which demonstrates the band, their instruments, and stage being drenched by a downpour of theatrical blood. The band continues their headlining of the Jagermeister Music Tour. Click here for tour dates...


...The new CD by GHOST MACHINERY debuted at the #12 position in the current issue of Metal Heart Magazine out of Germany and was listed by editor Markus Wosgien as one of the best five CDs of the month...


...ORGAN are going back into the studio in December to record a new EP to coincide with their U.K. tour in February. The band plan to complete their next full-length CD sometime in the first quarter of 2005...


...TONY HALLINAN, an instrumental guitarist who has writing music for television and the movies for over ten years now, has released his new CD, "Melizma." You can hear sound samples from the new CD by checking out Tony's website at www.tonyhallinan.net... 


...MAD DRAGZTER have released several new, full-length .mp3s on their website. You can check them all out at http://www.maddragzter.com... 


...SATYRICON will bring their "Return of the Antichrist" tour to the U.S. beginning December 2nd. According to the band's frontman, Satyr: "I recently read a survey that said that Americans between the ages of 18 and 30 are the least rebellious and most god-fearing in the world. How disappointing. It's time that Satyricon came to the U.S." You can find the tour dates by clicking here... 


...CALLENISH CIRCLE will release "Forbidden Empathy," a 2-CD retrospect, on January 25th, 2005. "Forbidden Empathy" will feature 29 songs from the band's history, including previously unavailable early recordings....


...MERCENARY will release their fourth CD, "11 Dreams," on February 8th...


...INTO ETERNITY will join AMORPHIS and BEYOND THE EMBRACE for a U.S. tour beginning March 2nd, 2005. For tour dates, click here...


...DAVE EVANS, the original vocalist for AC/DC, has released a new CD and you can check out a few samples by visiting http://www.crabsodyinblue.com/acdcdaveevanssinner.htm... 


...Norway's VREID will release their new CD, "Kraft," on January 25, 2005. The band is made up of the surviving members of WINDIR, who disbanded due to the unexpected death of lead singer, Valfar. If you're wondering, "Vreid" is Norwegian for "Wrath"...


...UNWRITTEN LAW will release their new CD, "Here's to the Mourning," on February 2005. The band will is currently on tour, offering $10 tickets to their shows as a reward for their fans. For tour dates, click here...


...DARK MOOR will release their new CD, "Beyond the Sea," in February 2005...


...DREAMAKER have just completed the recording of their second CD...


...INTENTIONAL RAGE will open for METAL CHURCH on Saturday, December 11th at the Press Box in Anaheim. The band is offering discount tickets through their website at http://www.IntentionalRage.com... 


...PULSE8 will play Southern Lanes in Alexandria KY on Nov. 12th with BLUDSHOT and NEUTRAL SHOCK also on the bill. PULSE8 will also play The Madison Theatre in Covington, KY on Tuesday Nov. 23rd with SLIPKNOT tribute band DISASTERPIECE and HEADLOK. For more information, check out www.uwillpulse8.com... 


...ZEKE are currently on tour in Canada. You can check out a cool e-card by visiting http://www.relapse.com/ecards/zeke... 


...Dust and Dreams Records will release an audio CD of ROB HALFORD performing with BLACK SABBATH on August 26, 2005 in Camden, NJ on November 19th. The JUDAS PRIEST frontman stepped up when Ozzy was forced to step down from the performance due to bronchitis...


...DITCHWATER live. The band's guitarist Mark Anderson and vocalist Mike Meadows have decided not to hang it up quite yet and have begun working on songs for a new Ditchwater CD. Joining them will be drummer Jay "Spider" Friese and bassist David Potesta. The band plans to release a new full length CD by spring of 2005. For more information, check out http://www.ditchwater.com... 


...ALAN PARSONS will soon release a new CD entitled "A Valid Path." The CD will feature a distinct electronica sound while maintaining its roots in the pop-flavored progressive rock style of the Alan Parsons Project. Says Parsons: "I've always been interested in electronica, going right back to the music of Karlheinz Stockhausen. I started to get involved with it in the 1970s. I consider that Musique Concrete including that of Stockhausen, John Cage and Peter Zenovieff which was a part of my growing up was an influence on my career. In the mid-'80s, I worked with one of Stockhausen's recording teams at Abbey Road. The music of Kraftwerk and Tangerine Dream definitely influenced the development of electronica and they are still important today. Others have said that I had a hand in influencing electronica because of the production values of the Alan Parsons Project albums. That's really not for me to say, but if I was an influence I'm proud of that." Featured guests on the CD include Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour, The Crystal Method, Shpongle, Nortec Collective, Uberzone, John Cleese and Orson Welles....


...Our friend JEFF GAITHER has renewed his website at www.gaithergraphix.com. Check it out when you're in the mood for some wild art...


...CAMPGROUND EFFECT will play The Gypsy Lounge in Lake Forest, CA on Saturday, November 6th, with MUDROCK and REDLIGHT HALO also on the bill. For more information, check out http://www.campgroundeffect.net... 


...MERCYME are releasing a double DVD. Click here for more information: http://www.buzzplant.com/mercyme/email3/...


...SONIC X have released their debut CD through Z Records...


...JUMBO KILLCRANE have released their new full-length CD, "The Slow Decay." The band is on tour in support of the new release. Click here for tour dates...


...THE SHOCKER, featuring Jennifer Precious Finch, will play the Dragonfly in Hollywood on Wednesday, November 10th. For more information, check out http://www.shockersite.com... 


...Geffen Records will release a 3-CD/1-DVD box set from NIRVANA featuring never before released recordings, much more. The 81 track set (68 of which have never before been released) will be available on November 23rd...


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