January 14th, 2002

  • immorak


Legal Bwomp
It seems as though Mushroomhead are involved in a label suit of sorts with their former label, Eclipse Records over their recent signing to Republic/Universal. For more info, including commentary from both the band and Eclipse, check http://www.mblzine.com . In other news, Mushroomhead have lined up two new dates, they are as follows:
February 08th Cleveland, OH - Peabody's
February 09th Akron, OH - Highland Theatre
February 22nd Pittsburgh, PA - Club Laga

Temple Shihad
Recent rumors suggest that Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland will be involved with the upcoming new album from Shihad in a co-producing capacity. The effort, produced by Josh Abraham (Staind, Orgy), is expected out in the spring / summer through The Label. However, it will be issued under a different name as the band have decided to change their moniker due to its similarities with the word "jihad". A new name is expected to be announced shortly.

Demo And Vynegar
Vynegar are currently hard at work on their upcoming new demo, which they plan to release in mid-February. A number of friends have been called into help with the effort, including Spineshank guitarist Mike Sarkisyan, Halo Grey vocalist D-Hauz and Corporate Avenger guitarist Keith.

Weathered Ausimosity
Sevendust are set to support Creed on the bands upcoming Australian dates, they are as follows:
March 12th Brisbane - Entertainment Centre
March 14th Sydney - Entertainment Centre
March 19th Melbourne - Rod Laver Arena


PAIN: New CD, Tour, Reissue On The Way - Jan. 11, 2002

Swedish "industrial" metal act PAIN, led by HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tagtgren, will issue their third album, entitled Nothing Remains the Same, on January 23rd through Stockholm Records. On the very same day, PAIN will perform at the official record release party at The Shrine in Stockholm, to be followed by the group's first-ever Swedish tour, which will consist of eight or more dates. In other news, the first single off Nothing Remains The Same, "Shut Your Mouth", is currently enjoying chart success and is scheduled to be followed by the second single, "Just Hate Me", in February. The same month will also see the re-release of the group's self-titled debut album, which was originally issued back in 1997 through Nuclear Blast Records.