January 28th, 2002


Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor/#8 recently hit SR Audio Studio in Iowa with Chicago, IL based band, Slitheryn, co-producing an upcoming 4 song EP for the group with producer/engineer Matt Sepanic. Taylor also lent his vocals to one of the bands tracks, "Lost", which you can currently check out on the bands official website, www.slitheryn.com. In related news, Taylor is tentatively planning to hit the studio in April to continue work on his forthcoming solo debut under the moniker of Superego, with a possible release through Roadrunner/Island/Def Jam being eyed sometime in the future.

Powerman 4000
Powerman 5000 frontman Spider One has confirmed that the band have now lined up a new and as of yet unannounced drummer. More info is expected to be released shortly. The group however are still currently in the process of seeking out a new bassist. For now, they expect to release their new album through Dreamworks sometime later this year.

Automatic Existence
Former Chimaira guitarist Jason Hager is involved in a new project dubbed, Automatic. The group features members of Forever Untouched and they expect to hit the studio shortly to begin tracking a few songs. In other news, Hager's wife Jayme gave birth to a healthy baby boy this past weekend.

Crawling In The Gold
Hoobustank's self-titled Island/Def Jam debut has now shipped gold in the U.S. An official certification by the R.I.A.A. is expected shortly.

Got The Mix Pt.2
Korn have in fact lined up Andy Wallace (Faith No More, System Of A Down) to mix their forthcoming and as of yet untitled album. The effort is expected to be mixed in Los Angeles, CA shortly, with a tentative May 14th release through Immortal/Epic being eyed.


OZZY OSBOURNE: Expanded Reissues On The Way
OZZY OSBOURNE will be releasing �expanded editions� of his Blizzard of Ozz, Diary of a Madman, Tribute, and No More Tears CDs on March 26th. All reissues will come with the following:
- Original cover art restored
- All original issue information featured
- Bonus tracks
- New, never-before-seen photos
- In-depth liner notes from Phil Alexander (editor-in-chief of Kerrang! )
- Digitally remastered from the original master tapes for the ultimate sound

Bonus Tracks:

Blizzard Of Ozz:
01. You Lookin' At Me Lookin' At You (from UK version of Blizzard Of Ozz)
02. You Said It All (live) (from UK B-side of the "Mr. Crowley" single)

Diary Of A Madman:
01. I Don't Know (live) (taken from B-Side of "Flying High Again" single)

01. No Bone Movies (previously unreleased single edit)

No More Tears:
01. Don't Blame Me (B-side)
02. Party With The Animals (B-side)

ANTHRAX To Issue "Taking The Music Back" In June
ANTHRAX have set June 24th as the tentative European release date of their brand new CD, entitled Taking The Music Back, through Nuclear Blast Records. A US release through Beyond/BMG Records is expected shortly thereafter.

DEFTONES US Sales (According To Soundscan)
As reported by http://www.thedeftones.com , here are the sales figures in the US for DEFTONES' three full-length releases to date, according to Soundscan:

White Pony: 981,667
Around the Fur: 763,480
Adrenaline: 771,480

MARILYN MANSON Subject Of "Driven" Episode
MARILYN MANSON will be featured on the show Driven, premiering February 12 at 9:00 PM (EST)/8:00 PM (CST) on VH1. Although the entire show chronicles MARILYN MANSON, it should be noted that neither Manson (the man) nor the band was involved in any part of the making of this episode.

nine inch nails news...

nine inch nails news...

trent reznor will make his first appearance as a guest on �rockline� tonight,
monday, january 28 at 8:30pm pt/11:30pm et. reznor will join rockline host bob
coburn live from new orleans.

the toll free number for fans to call in to speak with trent (only informed,
creative calls will get on the air!) is 1 800 344 ROCK (7625). the show is heard
on 70 stations across the country. or people can tune in via the web at any of
these sites: www.katt.com, www.ksan.com, www.wrif.com.

before the show, fans can email questions to trent to RocklineRadio@aol.com and
host bob coburn may ask your question to trent on the air.

everyone who gets on the air to speak with trent will receive a copy of "still",
courtesy of nothing records.

nine inch nails.live�s first ever live cd/dvd/vhs � �and all that could have
been� was released on january 22 and is being widely received by critics and at
retailers across the country. the live release documents the band�s sold-out
�fragility v2.0� concert tour, which was voted �best tour� by rolling stone

for more information on the project, visit the band�s web site at