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ADEMA To Issue 'Unstable' In August

ADEMA, the California-based group featuring Jonathan Davis' little half-brother Marky Chavez, have completed work on their second full-length album, "Unstable", due on Aug. 19 through Arista Records. In advance of the "Unstable" single, scheduled for radio adds on June 23, ADEMA will hit the road for six weeks of headlining U.S. dates. Shows kick off ...

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DAVE GROHL To Marry 'Future Ex-Wife'

WENN reports FOO FIGHTERS frontman/ex-NIRVANA drummer Dave Grohl fell for his TV producer fiancee after meeting in a Hollywood bar, but when she gave him her number she also scribbled down an odd message. He says, "She left me her number and she wrote, 'Jordan, your future ex-wife.'" Grohl has been dating the 26-year-old for ...

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NIRVANA: Unauthorized Interview DVD On The Way

An unauthorized NIRVANA DVD, titled "Nirvana - The Untold Stories", will be released in the U.S. on June 17. The DVD, which is not an official release by NIRVANA's label, Universal Music, reportedly contains rarely-seen interview footage purged from various archives, and includes no musical content from the band. The 60-minute DVD will have a ...

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COLD To Perform At California In-Store

COLD will be performing acoustic songs and signing copies of the upcoming "Year of the Spider" CD at Tower Records in Sherman Oaks, California on May 14 at 3:30 p.m. The first 200 people in the door will receive a limited art rock poster. COLD's "Year Of The Spider" is due on May 13 through ...

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KELLY OSBOURNE Feels Responsible For THE USED's Popularity

Kelly Osbourne opened up about her failed relationship with THE USED frontman Bert McCracken to Josh Bell of Las Vegas Weekly. Asked if she felt responsible for THE USED's popularity, she said "yes" and explained, "It bothers me because certain members of that band blame me. And I think that is a big reason why ...

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THE SCORPIONS To Record New Album

Veteran German hard rockers THE SCORPIONS are taking a little break before entering the studio to record their new studio album, tentatively due in early 2004. Several producer names have been mentioned as possible collaborators on the group's next effort, including Bob Rock (METALLICA, THE CULT), Rick Parashar (PEARL JAM, NICKELBACK, BLIND MELON) and former ...

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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 act's first since 1996's ...

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COLD Push Back 'Year Of The Spider' Release Date

COLD have pushed back the release date of their new CD, "Year Of The Spider", to May 13 through Geffen Records. No reason was given for the delay. "Year Of The Spider" was recorded in part at Bay 7 Studios in Los Angeles, California with producer Howard Benson (SEPULTURA, P.O.D., SKINDRED) and includes the track ...

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LIMP BIZKIT Frontman Gets In The Studio With COLD

LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst recently produced a track for COLD, entitled "Check Please", which will appear on an upcoming soundtrack. The song was originally written for the demo that got the band signed to Flip Records in 1997, but ended up being omitted from the group's 1998 self-titled debut and the follow-up, "13 Ways ...

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Former NIRVANA Bassist To Receive NORTHWEST IMPACT AWARD

Former NIRVANA bassist and JAMPAC (Joint Artists and Music Promotions Political Actions Committee) founder Krist Novoselic has been selected as one of the recipients of the new Northwest IMPACT Award. The Pacific Northwest Branch of the Recording Academy will hold the first annual Northwest IMPACT Awards on Wednesday, April 2 at the Westin Grand Ballroom ...

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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 the string quartet ...

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NIRVANA Producer: More Outtakes Left

GARBAGE drummer Butch Vig, who produced NIRVANA's classic album "Nevermind", recently told Launch that he was glad the defunct Seattle group's recent single, "You Know You're Right", has finally been made available to the public. "It's a great song. I mean, the first time I heard it, a chill went down my neck. It's like, ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's DURST: Captured In New York

Several photos of LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst walking to his car on Madison Avenue in New York City on Friday, Feb. 21 have been posted online at this location. Durst is in town overseeing the mixing process for LIMP BIZKIT's new album, "Bipolar", due on May 13 through Interscope Records. Veteran producer/mixer ...

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LIMP BIZKIT Mixing 'Bipolar' In New York City

LIMP BIZKIT are currently mixing their new album, "Bipolar", at Soundtrack studios in New York City with Andy Wallace (KORN, DISTURBED, NIRVANA, SEPULTURA). "We've finished the album and I've just arrived in [New York] to mix with Andy Wallace," Durst wrote on the band's official web site. "The name of the album is 'Bipolar' and ...

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COLD Select First Single From 'Year of the Spider'

COLD have set "Stupid Girl" as the first single off their upcoming album, "Year of the Spider", due on April 29 through Geffen Records. As previously reported, "Year Of The Spider" was recorded in part at Bay 7 Studios in Los Angeles, California with producer Howard Benson (SEPULTURA, P.O.D., SKINDRED) and includes the track "Kurt", ...

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COLD Set Release Date For 'Year Of The Spider'

COLD have set an April 29 release date Geffen Records for their new album, "Year of the Spider". "Year Of The Spider" was recorded in part at Bay 7 Studios in Los Angeles, California with producer Howard Benson (SEPULTURA, P.O.D., SKINDRED) and includes the track "Kurt", which was written as a tribute to late NIRVANA ...

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SEETHINGS Add New Bassist

SEETHINGS, the new Swedish band fronted by former DARKANE vocalist Lawrence Mackrory, have announced the addition of ex-DIABOLICAL bassist Lars Söderberg to the group's lineup. Söderberg made his live debut with the group at a concert Thursday (Jan. 30) at club Nirvana in Stockholm. SEETHINGS are in the process of signing a European record deal ...

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THE REVOLUTION SMILE's LOPEZ: Why We Signed With FRED DURST's Label

THE REVOLUTION SMILE singer/guitarist Shaun Lopez, formerly of post-hardcore band FAR, recently spoke to MTV.com about the band's decision to sign with LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst's Flawless Records after turning down an invitation to audition for the vacant guitarist slot in LIMP BIZKIT. "They must have wondered why I didn't jump at an opportunity ...

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COLD: New Songs Posted Online

COLD have posted two brand new tracks in streaming audio at these locations: 01. Suffocate 02. Stupid Girl Both tracks come off the band's upcoming album, "Year Of The Spider", due in late spring/early summer through Geffen Records. "Year Of The Spider" was recorded in part at Bay 7 Studios in ...

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Ex-NIRVANA Bassist: 'I Don't Trust PRESIDENT BUSH'

Former NIRVANA bassist Krist Novoselic has questioned the motives behind military action against Iraq, suggesting that George W. Bush is more interested in political gain than democracy and freedom. "I don't trust Bush's intentions," he said in an online posting. "I am convinced that he could care less about democracy or freedom. "His actions on ...

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DAVE GROHL: People Are Afraid To Ask Me About NIRVANA

FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl says that people are often afraid to ask him questions about his previous band NIRVANA for fear of offending him. "There are times, on tour, where people will ask questions or wanna know what it was like in 1991, or if the box set will ever come out, or how's ...

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KURT COBAIN's Guitar To Be Auctioned Off

The guitar played by Kurt Cobain during NIRVANA's breakthrough "Nevermind" tour is to be auctioned, according to NME.com. The black Stratocaster was used throughout the band's now legendary 1991 world tour, and is expected to go for around £15,000 (approximately $24,000) when it goes under the hammer in London. Cobain's axe is expected to be ...

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Police Make Arrest In 1993 MIA ZAPATA Slaying

The 1993 killing of Seattle punk-rock singer Mia Zapata of THE GITS, which baffled police and her fans for nearly a decade, appears to have been solved with the arrest of a man in Miami, according to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Jesus C. Mezquia, a 48-year-old fisherman and laborer with a history of assaults on women ...

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Germany's Top-Selling Hard Rock Albums Of 2002

The following is a list of Germany's top-selling hard rock/metal albums of 2002 (as reported by Rock Hard magazine): 07. DIE TOTEN HOSEN - Auswärtsspiel 08. RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS - By The Way 13. NICKELBACK - Silver Side Up 15. BÖHSE ONKELZ - Dopamin 17. LENNY KRAVITZ - Lenny 21. P.O.D. - Satellite 31. ...

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Ex-NIRVANA Drummer DAVE GROHL: 'I Won't Read KURT's Diaries'

Not everyone wants to read Kurt Cobain's diaries. Cobain's ex-NIRVANA bandmate Dave Grohl is not interested in ever reading the tome. "Well, I'm just saying that I wouldn't read it," Grohl told VH-1 satellite radio's Maria Chambers. "I might pick up a crazy biography of Little Richard's life or something like that, but a friend, ...

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RUMBLEFISH Finish Recording Debut

Los Angeles-based RUMBLEFISH have finished recording their debut album, "Exit Highland", with producer Mudrock (GODSMACK, TRIK TURNER, POWERMAN 5000) for a March/April 2003 release through Roadrunner Records. The band, who recently signed a management deal with Bill Mcgathy/Cory Sheridan, will mix the album during December with Andy Wallace, who has previously worked with KORN, LIMP ...

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