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LACUNA COIL Discusses 'Shallow Life' Album Concept, Working With LINKIN PARK Producer The Christmas 2008 issue of U.K.'s Rock Sound magazine features an exclusive interview with LACUNA COIL's singers Cristina Scabbia and Andrea Ferro about the band's forthcoming album, "Shallow Life" (as BLABBERMOUTH.NET first reported yesterday). - more

MEGADETH Drummer Issues Studio Update MEGADETH is in the final stages of the songwriting process for the band's new album, which is tentatively expected sometime next year via Roadrunner Records. - more

METALLICA: Fresno Concert Also Professionally Filmed By Director WAYNE ISHAM According to, which is described as "your FREE virtual backstage pass to every METALLICA show," METALLICA's longtime friend and collaborator, famed video director Wayne Isham, filmed the band's performance last night (Saturday, December 13) at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. - more

AEROSMITH Frontman Performs With TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA In New York, New Jersey AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler was the special surprise guest for the TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA concerts at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York on December 12 and the Izod Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey on December 13. - more

DROWNING POOL Bassist Sets Record Straight On 'Music-As-Torture' Practice DROWNING POOL bassist Stevie Benton has commented on the reports that the band's music has been used to prepare detainees in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay for interrogation. - more

HEARSE: In Mixing Mode HEARSE, the Swedish "death 'n' roll" band featuring former ARCH ENEMY singer Johan Liiva and ex-FURBOWL drummer Max Thornell, is currently mixing its fifth album for an early 2009 release via Vic Records. - more

ICED EARTH Mainman: 'Any Time I Don't Follow My Instincts, I F**k Up' Greg Prato of recently conducted an interview with ICED EARTH mainman Jon Schaffer. - more

SCOTT WEILAND: 'Yahoo! Music Sessions' Performance, Interview Available STONE TEMPLE PILOTS/ex-VELVET REVOLVER singer Scott Weiland took part in an interview and three-song performance for the Yahoo! Music Sessions. - more

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH: New Video Interview Available Metal Sanaz of conducted an interview with the Los Angeles-based metal band FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH in late November. - more

DIECAST: East Coast Dates Announced Boston metalcore band DIECAST has scheduled the following dates: Feb. - more

RUSH Guitarist On Touring With KISS, Playing More Obscure Songs And Future Plans Greg Prato of recently conducted an interview with RUSH guitarist Alex Lifeson. - more

MUCKY PUP: 20th-Anniversary European Tour Planned Reactivated New Jersey crossover/hardcore band MUCKY PUP will embark on a short European tour next summer to celebrate its twentieth anniversary. - more

TO-MERA Begins Writing New Material TO-MERA — the U.K.-based dark progressive metal band fronted by former WITHOUT FACE vocalist Julie Kiss — has issued the following update: "Well, 2008 is pretty much wrapped up for us, but here's a sneaky peek into what 2009 holds in store for camp TO-MERA. - more

PRAYING MANTIS: New Album Update British melodic hard rock veterans PRAYING MANTIS have commenced the recording sessions for their new album, "Threshold of a Dream", for a tentative early 2009 release via Frontiers Records. - more