Review: OZZFEST About 'Approved' Craziness

Charles Passy of the Palm Beach Post reports that for most of Ozzfest 2003's 14-hour duration, bands encourage concertgoers to engage in all sorts of mayhem. "Let's get bleeping crazy," is the day's common refrain. "So what happened at the Sound Advice Amphitheatre [in West Palm Beach, Florida] on Thursday [August 28] when Ozzfest arrived ...

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STATIC-X: New Song Posted Online

A brand new STATIC-X track, titled "The Only", has been posted online at this location. "The Only" comes off the group's third full-length album, "Shadow Zone", due on October 7 through Warner Bros. Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Machine" was produced by Josh Abraham (STAIND, LIMP BIZKIT, UNWRITTEN LAW) and features a session ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: Entire European Tour Postponed

OZZY OSBOURNE's entire European tour has been postponed in order to allow the singer to have foot surgery, a spokesperson for Sharon Osbourne Management has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. The new dates will be announced next week. OSBOURNE's European trek was originally set to kick off in the U.K. in early September. The English portion of ...

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DIABLO Hard At Work On Third Album

Finnish aggro-metallers DIABLO are currently recording their third album, "Eternium", at Fantom studios. The follow-up to 2002's "Renaissance" will be mixed at Helsinki's Finnvox studios and is tentatively scheduled for a January 2004 release. "I can tell you that the new album will be the best DIABLO album ever…no surprise there," DIABLO guitarist Marko Utriainen ...

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PITBULL DAYCARE, THE GENITORTURERS To Tour Together

San Antonio, Texas-based PITBULL DAYCARE, featuring former NEUROTICA drummer Jason West, will be teaming up with THE GENITORTURERS for a full U.S. tour beginning on October 17. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. PITBULL DAYCARE are currently mixing their new album, "Unclean", with producer Fred Coury (CINDERELLA) for a February 2004 release through ...

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Meet A Man Who Shares OZZY OSBOURNE's Name

Brett Johnson of Scripps Howard News Service reports that "Ozzie Osborn and Ozzy Osbourne both grew up poor and became rich. Ozzie Osborn can think of one other thing he and the namesake famous rock star have in common. " 'I sang quite a bit, but not like him,' said Osborn, who lives near Santa ...

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DANZIG To Play One-Off 'Blackest Of The Black' Show In London

DANZIG will stage a one-off "Blackest Of The Black" concert in London, England in November. The show, which will take place immediately following DANZIG's North American "Blackest Of The Black" tour with SUPERJOINT RITUAL, MORBID ANGEL, DEVILDRIVER and BEHEMOTH, will feature a different lineup to the one presented in the U.S. More information, including the ...

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POISON Concert Leads Missouri Town Officials To Legislate Morality

Cliff Sain of Branson Daily News reports that a Branson, Missouri alderman on Monday (August 25) defended the city's right to legislate morality, prompting a resolution encouraging theaters to stick to family-oriented entertainment. The resolution, which only expresses the opinion of the board, was passed, but met with a mixed reaction from a crowd of ...

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