Band Vows to Defy Assisted Suicide Law

Mitch Stacy of The Associated Press reports that the leader of the rock group HELL ON EARTH said an onstage suicide will happen during a private St. Petersburg concert this weekend in defiance of a new city law designed to stop it. "The show will go on," Billy Tourtelot said Monday. "It will be available ...

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SCAR CULTURE Solidify New Vocalist, Commence Work On New Album

After a long and grueling search, the Brooklyn-based quartet SCAR CULTURE have solidified a new vocalist. Their new frontman, Roman Garbacik, has the vocal range, intensity and commanding presence that the band have been so actively searching for over the past year. The group have already commenced the songwriting process for their sophomore album, with ...

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KISS Frontmen Subpoenaed Before Chicago Concert

William Hageman of Chicago Tribune reports that KISS leaders Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley were served subpoenas by a private investigator Friday night (September 26) before their performance at the Tweeter Center in connection with a former business manager who is now a fugitive living in South Africa. The case involves Jesse M. Hilsen, 63, ...

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Report: Over 15,000 People Attend Fitchburg's LOCOBAZOOKA

Matt O'Brien of SentinelandEnterprise.com reports that over 15,000 rock fans crowded the Fitchburg Municipal Airport Sunday (September 28) for Locobazooka, an all-day festival featuring performances by STAIND, SEVENDUST, and Italy's LACUNA COIL, among others. "I thought there'd be more incidences, but it's really calm," acting Airport Manager David Bouvier said near the end of the ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE To Pen Broadway Musical

OZZY OSBOURNE is writing a Broadway musical based on the nutty Russian monk Rasputin, according to MTV.com. Osbourne has already started writing material for the project and plans to record it at a studio he is building in the famed Osbournes house, he said a the "School Of Rock" premiere last week. Ozzy, who recently ...

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STUCK MOJO Memorabilia To Be Auctioned Off

Several pieces of STUCK MOJO memorabilia have been put up for auction on eBay. Interested parties can currently bid on the following items: 01. The "HVY1" Case — the case that was featured on the cover of the group's live album (auction site) 02. The "Pigwalk" head (a metal pig's head that was ...

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NIGHTWISH Prepare To Record New Album

Finland's NIGHTWISH have begun the final preparations for the recording of their new album, tentatively due in June 2004 through Spinefarm Records. "[The] band will lock themselves at the studio where they'll spend about a month practicing and arranging the songs for the new album," according to post on the group's web site. The band ...

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W.A.S.P. Planning Major 2-Part Conceptual Album for 2004

W.A.S.P. have resurfaced after a near-year of silence to announce the first details of their highly-anticipated dual album releases, slated for 2004 through Metal-Is/Sanctuary Records. Although early reports suggested that the new albums were to be released this October, the complexity of the as-yet-untitled project did not adhere to the original plan. Once again recorded ...

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