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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Get Offered KROKUS Tour, Seek New Vocalist

FLOTSAM AND JETSAM have been offered a west coast tour with veteran Swiss rockers KROKUS, according to drummer Craig Nielsen. However, seeing as the Arizona-based metallers have yet to find a permanent replacement for frontman Eric A.K., it is unlikely that they will accept the offer. "We actually would like to do [the tour], so ...

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GOTTHARD End Association With Ex-KROKUS Bassist

Switzerland's GOTTHARD have parted ways with their long time collaborator, songwriter/producer Chris Von Rohr (ex-KROKUS bassist). Von Rohr reportedly appeared on Swiss television and stated that he feels that the band have reached the absolute pinnacle with their latest CD, entitled Homerun, and it's time for him and the group to move on. He also ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Sued By Former Producer For Back Royalties

Veteran producer Tom Werman is suing MÖTLEY CRÜE and their record company for back royalties. According to the papers filed in California Superior Court in Los Angeles, MÖTLEY CRÜE and Beyond Music have "deliberately, persistently, and repeatedly breached" Werman's agreement with the band by purposely withholding financial statements and monies owed him for his work ...

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KROKUS Announce Rare US Live Appearances

Veteran Swiss hard rockers KROKUS, featuring guitarist Fernando Von Arb as the sole remaining member from the group's classic line-up, have announced several California live dates during June. They are as follows: Jun. 21 - Anaheim, CA @ The Shack Jun. 22 - Anaheim, CA @ The Shack Jun. 27 - Sacramento, CA @ The ...

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GOTTHARD Sail To New Heights With Latest CD Release

Switzerland's GOTTHARD entered the Swiss charts at number one with their latest “Best Of Ballads” CD, entitled One Life, One Soul— the group's sixth number one album in succession (a feat that even the legendary KROKUS apparently weren't able to match). The album has already been certified double-platinum and is looking likely to become one ...

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KROKUS: "Guitars [On New Songs] Are Smokin'"

Veteran Swiss rockers KROKUS are hard at work on the material for a new CD, which they are scheduled to record shortly for a late 2002 release. According to the band's official web site, as always, guitars are smokin' and so are the boys' heads, fuming with ideas incorporated in a variety of new songs ...

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Archive News Jul 03, 2001

Unconfirmed reports indicate that SEPULTURA may be parting ways with Roadrunner Records following the disappointing performance of the group's Nation CD and subsequent disagreements between the band and the label over tour support issues. According to sources, SEPULTURA were especially peeved that the above-mentioned disagreements led to the group pulling out of the ...

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Archive News Jun 19, 2001

The official JUDAS PRIEST web site has posted a bunch of photos online that were taken at the group's concert in London, UK on Friday, June 15th. You can check them out here.


SLIPKNOT are tentatively scheduled to release a DVD through Roadrunner in November of this year. According to the label's official web ...

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