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MUDVAYNE: 'Happy?' Single To Go For Radio Adds In February

MUDVAYNE have reportedly chosen "Happy?" as their next single from their upcoming "Lost and Found" album, due in early April via Epic Records. The single is scheduled to go for radio adds on February 14. The follow-up to 2002's gold-certified "The End of All Things to Come", "Lost and Found" was recorded at The Plant ...

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EVANESCENCE Drummer Launches Clothing Line

EVANESCENCE drummer Rocky Gray (ex-LIVING SACRIFICE, SOUL EMBRACED), who is not normally known for his sense of style, has apparently launched his own clothing company called Crimewave Clothing. "Yeah, I went and did the unthinkable, huh?!" Gray stated in a recent online posting. "Well the [Crimewave Clothing] junk is tha bomb and all y'all are ...

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THE DREAMING Part Ways With Bassist, Seek Replacement

THE DREAMING, the new project featuring former STABBING WESTWARD frontman Chris Hall, have parted ways with bassist Johnny Dyke. A replacement bassist has yet to be announced. As previously reported, THE DREAMING have a song on the soundtrack for newly released Jennifer Garner film "Elektra". The track, entitled "Beautiful", was produced by Jay Baumgardner (ORGY, ...

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GODHEAD Frontman Records Song For Tsunami Relief Fund

GODHEAD frontman Jason Miller has written a song about the tsunami tragedy and is currently assembling a group of musicians to record the song, with all proceeds from the recording to be donated to the relief funds. Commented Miller: "In the days after the tsunami hit the coasts of Southeast Asia, I like most people ...

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EVANESCENCE: Piano Tribute CD Released Today

Vitamin Records has just issued "Eclipse: Piano Tribute To Evanescence", a collection of EVANESCENCE songs performed exclusively on a piano. The complete track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Going Under 02. Bring Me To Life 03. Everybody's Fool 04. My Immortal 05. Haunted Haunted 06. Tourniquet 07. Imaginary 08. Taking Over Me ...

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EVANESCENCE Singer Says New Material Sounds Creepy, Sexy And Groovy

EVANESCENCE frontwoman Amy Lee recently spoke to Metal Edge magazine about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the group's follow-up to their multi-platinum major-label debut, "Fallen". Several excerpts from the interview follow: Metal Edge: This is the first time I've talked to you since the member change — Have you started writing with Terry ...

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MUDVAYNE: New Media Player Available

A MUDVAYNE media player featuring video footage of the band recording their new single, "Fucking Determined", can be accessed at this location. "Fucking Determined" is the first single off the group's third album, "Lost and Found", due on March 29, 2005 via Epic Records. The follow-up to 2002's gold-certified "The End of All ...

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MUDVAYNE: Tour Dates Announced

Epic Records has set a March 29, 2005 tentative release date for the third MUDVAYNE album, "Lost and Found". The follow-up to 2002's gold-certified "The End of All Things to Come", "Lost and Found" was recorded at The Plant studio in Sausalito, California with producer Dave Fortman (former UGLY KID JOE guitarist), who has previously ...

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THE DREAMING To Be Featured On 'Elektra' Movie Soundtrack

THE DREAMING, the new project featuring former STABBING WESTWARD frontman Chris Hall, will have a song on the soundtrack for the upcoming Jennifer Garner film "Elektra". The track, entitled "Beautiful", was produced by Jay Baumgardner (ORGY, EVANESCENCE, PAPA ROACH, SEETHER, DROWNING POOL) and will be on featured the soundtrack album to be released by Wind-Up ...

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The Silent Force - WITHIN TEMPTATION

In the wake of EVANESCENCE's massive worldwide success, it is no surprise that virtually every female-fronted guitar-heavy group is being compared to Amy Lee and Co., even when the similarities are marginal, at best (see LACUNA COIL). In WITHIN TEMPTATION's case, red flags were raised earlier thus year when the Dutch band came out with ...

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Former EVANESCENCE Guitarist Begins Work On Solo Album

Former EVANESCENCE guitarist Ben Moody will enter the studio in January to begin work on his solo debut, according to MTV.com. Moody has been writing and demoing songs in Los Angeles since the split, and he is planning on recording all the lead vocals himself — as well as playing most of the instruments — ...

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WAL-MART Sued Over EVANESCENCE Lyrics

The Associated Press is reporting that a Maryland couple has filed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores, which promotes itself as a seller of profanity-free music, accusing it of deceiving customers by stocking compact discs by the rock group EVANESCENCE that contain an obscenity. The group's latest CD and DVD, "Anywhere But Home", does not carry ...

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EVANESCENCE Members Pay Tribute To DIMEBAG DARRELL

EVANESCENCE members Will Boyd (bass) and John LeCompt (guitar), have posted the following messages in memory of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott: Will Boyd: "I love music. It's probably the most important thing in my life, as most of you know, but I don't care what band you are obsessed with, what they mean to ...

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Guitarist RAMON ORTIZ Quits PUYA, Focuses On ANKLA

After almost fifteen years as founding member, guitar player and songwriter of the rock band PUYA, Ramon Ortiz has decided to separate from the band to concentrate on his new group ANKLA. Right now Ortiz is in Los Angeles, California putting the final touches on the ANKLA debut album under the production of Bob Marlette ...

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EVANESCENCE: 'Missing' Bonus Track Available Online

AOL Germany has posted the audio to the bonus track on EVANESCENCE's just-released "Anywhere But Home" CD/DVD. Listen to "Missing" at AOL.de. In other news, EVANSCENCE singer Amy Lee recently explained to MuchMusic why it's hard to be constantly photographed and how she's able to stay sexy without sacrificing herself. Watch a video ...

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MORS PRINCIPIUM EST: 'The Unborn' Track Listing Revealed

Finnish melodic death/thrash metallers MORS PRINCIPIUM EST have completed work on their sophomore album, entitled "The Unborn", at Tico Tico studio (SONATA ARCTICA, SENTENCED, FOR MY PAIN…, ALTARIA) in Kemi, Finland. Mastering will take place at Finnvox studios in December 2004. The cover art for the album is being handled by Mattias Norèn (www.progart.com). Commented ...

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EVANESCENCE Singer Talks About Songwriting Process For New Album

EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee has spoken to MTV.com about the songwriting process for the group's multi-platinum "Fallen" CD. "I write by myself initially," Lee explained. "That's the way I've always written, just working on pure thought by myself. Then I bring it to the table with whoever I'm collaborating with." "[Former COLD guitarist Terry Balsamo ...

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