Gaahl, 31-year-old lead singer of black metal band Gorgoroth, has
From page 13 of Classic Rock Magazine March 2007
been released from jail after serving time for beating up a man and threatening to drink his blood.
The Darkness are rumoured to have appointed Toby MacFarlaine as their new bassist. MacFarlaine, who has played with ex-Blur guitarist Graham Coxon, replaces Richie Edwards, who is switching to lead vocals following the departure of Justin Hawkins. The new line-up is apparently considering a change of name.
Guitarist/vocalist Billy Corgan has revealed that the Smashing Pumpkins‘ reunion album will be released in May, followed by a world tour.
Chicago doom metallers Trouble have delayed their new album, Simple Mind Condition, until March 16.
Bryan Ferry (pictured) – recently signed up by Marks & Spencer to model their menswear range – releases an album of Bob Dylan songs on March 5. Available through Virgin, Dylanesque includes The Times They Are A-Changin’, Knocking On Heaven’s Door and Positively 4th Street.
Poison are to record an album of cover versions and are welcoming song suggestions from fans at www.myspace. com/poison