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Fear Factory frontman Burton C. Bell has recorded a guest appearance on the new Ministry album, The Last Sucker. The album is tentatively due in September, and is being called by Ministry frontman Al Jourgensen as the lat installement in a trilogy (including 2004's Houses of the Mole and this year's Rio Grande Blood)
Iron Maiden frontman and part-time pilot Bruce Dickinson stunned Scottish soccer team Glasgow Rangers when they discovered he was flying them to a match in Israel. Soccer fan Dickinson volunteered for the flight when he discovered the airline he works for, Astraeus, had been called upon to take Rangers to a Uefa cup match in Tel Aviv this month.
Celtic Frost have posted the following update: "On the eve before embarking on the European leg of the "Monotheist" tour and then returning to the United States, Celtic Frost announce the band's new touring guitarist, V Santura of German black metal group Dark Fortress.
According to eMediaWire, Singers C.J. Snare of Firehouse and Stephen Pearcy of RATT are the latest additions to the Scrap Metal supergroup, which also features Mark Slaughter (Slaughter), Kelly Keagy (Night Ranger) and Gunnar and Matthew Nelson (Nelson). The band are scheduled to perform at the 2007 Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival in Nashville. This is Scrap Metal's second appearance at Tin Pan South, the fundraiser for the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI).
Megaforce Records announced it has entered into a worldwide deal with the legendary punk band Bad Brains. The new album is currently being finished in New York and will be released worldwide this spring 2007. Adam Yauch ("MCA" of The Beastie Boys) produced the yet-to-be-titled Bad Brains album and it represents the first recording, aside from Beastie Boys' recordings, from the Oscilloscope laboratories and studio. The Bad Brains recently honored the legendary punk club CBGB's closing in 2006 by performing three shows, which sold-out in record time.
Alabama Thunderpussy's new video for 'Words of a Dying Man' is available on LiveLeak.com as well as YouTube.com. This track is off of the band's upcoming Relapse Records album, open Fire, which release this coming Tuesday, (March 6)!
Watch the video at You Tube or at LiveLeak.
Excerpt from press release: Korn has a virtual world up and running for fans to interact with the band! Watch their MTV unplugged performance, www.virtualkorn.mtv.com meet other KoRn fans and enjoy yourselves in this fully interactive world of Korn.