PRIMAL FEAR: 'Unbelievably Disappointed And Sad' Over THE METAL GODS Tour Cancellation

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR have issued a statement explaining their position regarding the recent cancellation of The 2003 Metal Gods North American Tour. As previously reported, the multi-band package trek featuring HALFORD, co-headliners TESTAMENT, IMMORTAL, CARNAL FORGE, PRIMAL FEAR, PAINMUSEUM, and AMON AMARTH was called off last Friday (May 2) due to "contractual difficulties." ...

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PRONG Name New Album, Announce European Tour

PRONG have set "Scorpio Rising" as the title for their new album, due in Europe in June through Locomotive Music. The CD, which was produced by PRONG mainman Tommy Victor and Steve Bruno, marks the group's first studio effort since 1996's "Rude Awakening". A North American release — possibly through Koch Entertainment following the closing ...

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ROB HALFORD: 'I Want To Jam'

Rob Halford has posted the following message to the official HALFORD discussion forum at www.robhalford.com: "Hi everyone. First of all, I want to say a big thank you to all the HALFORD fans that came out to the recent shows. Those of you who saw us and posted your reactions, sent a message ...

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MARILYN MANSON Orders Fetish Lingerie

According to an item published in today's edition of the New York Post, Marilyn Manson ordered $500 worth of fetish lingerie from MichaelSalem.com, which specializes in outfitting transvestites. A source at Zocalo told the newspaper Manson's order included four pairs of "P- Panties," which come with prosthetic vaginas, three "half-body bras," and some "tube top ...

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MACABRE To Release 'Murder Metal' In September

MACABRE are set to release their new full-length album, "Murder Metal", on September 23 through Season Of Mist Records. The album will be issued via a licensing agreement with Decomposed Records, an indie label owned and operated by the band and their management. This release will be a continuation of the group's 1993 classic "Sinister ...

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BLACK 'N BLUE: New Album To Feature Four Original Members

Original BLACK 'N BLUE members Jaime St. James (vocals), Jef "Woop" Warner (guitar), Patrick Young (bass), and Pete Holmes (drums) have reunited and will shortly commence work on a new studio album, tentatively due in September through U.K.-based Z Records. North American and Japanese recording agreements are currently being negotiated and are expected to be ...

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