DARK TRANQUILLITY Premier New Material At Korea's BUSAN ROCK FESTIVAL

Sweden's DARK TRANQUILLITY premiered two brand-new songs — "Through Mud Eyes/Lens" and "Blunt Force" — during their appearance at the fourth annual Busan Rock Festival on Friday August 6) in Busan, South Korea. According to one concert attendee, "DARK TRANQUILLITY did a cool thing. When the Korean record company officials wanted to close the line ...

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KISS Collector Pays $5,000 For 1977 Tour Jacket

The 2004 Classic Rock Auction featuring items from legendary producer Eddie Kramer was officially closed on August 1. "We were overwhelmed with the huge response we received right from the opening minutes," explained Backstage Auctions co-owner Kelli Van Gool. "Out of more than 2200 items condensed into 277 lots listed, we had over 1200 bids ...

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THE DARKNESS Singer's Neighbors Responsible For Wheel Theft

Tips coming into Britain's The Sun indicate that the people responsible for stealing the wheel's off THE DARKNESS singer Justin Hawkins' Jaguar XK-8 coupé live in the same west London neighborhood as Hawkins does, and weren't pros. "Right, I'm heading over there now with a shovel to teach them a lesson," the singer fumed. "It's ...

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BESEECH Singer To Guest In Russian Rock Video

BESEECH singer Lotta Höglin will travel to Russia in the middle of August participate in the filming of a video for the Russian rock band ANJ (web site), according to a posting on BESEECH's web site. Höglin is the last-minute replacement for ANJ's original choice for the female singer in the video, LULLACRY ...

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