Club Where DIMEBAG Was Murdered Reopens With Benefit Concert

A sellout crowd of 700 marked the reopening of the Alrosa Villa club in Columbus, Ohio that was the scene of last month's shooting spree in which five people were killed, including former PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. The Alrosa Villa held a benefit concert and auction Friday night (Jan. 14), with all proceeds helping ...

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THE 69 EYES: 'Devils' Album Certified Gold In Finland

THE 69 EYES' new album, "Devils", has been certified gold in Finland for sales in excess of 15,000 copies. The band accepting the gold-award plaques during an appearance on the TV live special "MTV3+ Stage" last Sunday. "Devils" is the fourth THE 69 EYES album to be certified gold; the band had also received the ...

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DIRTY AMERICANS Sign North American Deal With LIQUOR AND POKER MUSIC

After receiving extensive international acclaim, "Strange Generation", the debut album from the Michigan-based quartet DIRTY AMERICANS, will receive a long-overdue domestic release by Liquor and Poker Music on March 22. The 13-track recording, produced by Paul Ebersold (3 DOORS DOWN, SALIVA), was initially released by Roadrunner Records last March in Europe and Japan, where it ...

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MEGADETH: Win Chance To Appear In 'Of Mice And Men' Video

MEGADETH are shooting their new video for "Of Mice and Men" in Los Angeles on Thursday, January 20 and Dave Mustaine wants his "Droogies" in the Los Angeles area to be there. If you have what it takes, e-mail OfMiceAndMenVideoContest@sanctuarygroup.com to win this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The winners will have the exact details e-mailed to them ...

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It's Official: DIMMU BORGIR's HESTNAES Is ARCTURUS' New Singer

DIMMU BORGIR bassist /vocalist Simen Hestnaes (a.k.a. ICS Vortex, ex-BORKNAGAR, LAMENTED SOULS) has officially rejoined ARCTURUS as the group's permanent vocalist. His first appearance back with the group will take place at the Inferno Festival kick-off event at the Underworld in London on January 27 (as reported here on Jan. 8). Hestnaes had ...

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GOD FORBID Enter Studio May 1; Headlining Tour Set For April

GOD FORBID are currently hard at work writing material for their highly anticipated new album, "IV: Constitution Of Treason", set for a fall release. The group will enter the studio on May 1 to begin recording the follow-up to the critically acclaimed "Gone Forever", which garnered mainstream praise and helped expose them to a whole ...

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AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED: New Video Posted Online

AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED's video for the song "Mosquito Holding Human Cattle Prod" has been posted on line at this location. Taken from the band's 100-track, three-inch CD "Altered States of America", the video was directed by Adam Ahlbrandt for Agnus Dei Films. AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED, known for their blisteringly fast compositions and often-times controversial lyrical ...

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