RAMMSTEIN Get The Classical Treatment

According to RAMMSTEIN fan site Herzeleid.com, the Dresden Symphony Orchestra (web site) will be performing a contemporary classical piece in November based on original lyrics and music from RAMMSTEIN. The piece, entitled "Mein Herz Brennt", is an interpretation by contemporary composer Torsten Rasch and is free of any involvement from the ...

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GUANO APES: 'Quietly' Video Posted Online

Germany's GUANO APES have posted the video for the track "Quietly" on their official web site at this location. "Quietly", the latest single off GUANO APES' current album, "Walking On A Thin Line", is scheduled to be released on July 21. The digipak version of the single will include two brand-new songs ("Cream ...

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CRYPTOPSY To Get 'Really Intense' On Next Album

Canadian technical death metallers CRYPTOPSY are currently hard at work writing new material for their upcoming fifth studio album — the group's first with new vocalist Martin Lacroix (ex-SPASME). The as-yet-untitled effort will be recorded at Wild Studio in St-Zenon, Quebec, Canada with producer Pierre Rémillard (KATAKLYSM, GORGUTS, KRISIUN) and is tentatively set for an ...

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SHADOWS FALL Confirmed For TAKE ACTION TOUR 2003

Massachusetts-based thrash metal quintet SHADOWS FALL have just been added to the fourth annual Take Action Tour 2003 that launches September 11 in Minneapolis and wraps October 12 in Seattle. Confirmed artists on this year's tour include POISON THE WELL, DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, FURTHER SEEMS FOREVER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, DEATH BY STEREO, EIGHTEEN VISIONS, SHAI HULUD, ...

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Adult Film Star JENNA JAMESON: TOMMY LEE Was 'Too Affectionate'

Adult film actress Jenna Jameson, currently engaged to sometime co-star Justin Sterling, tells Paper magazine that she is entirely over rock stars, of which she has dated many. "Don't ever date a rock star," she advises. "They all have what I call Lead Singer Syndrome. They're all fuckers." Although former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee, ...

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'THE OSBOURNES' Get EMMY Nod

"The Osbournes", the hit MTV reality show starring Ozzy Osbourne and his family, has received an Emmy nomination in the "Alternative Programming" category for reality-competition programs. Other nominees in the "Alternative Programming" category were "Da Ali G Show" and "Cirque Du Soleil Fire Within". A total of 435 nominations in 89 categories were announced by ...

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JASON NEWSTED To Guest On GOV'T MULE CD/DVD

Former METALLICA and current OZZY OSBOURNE/VOIVOD bassist Jason Newsted is featured on the upcoming GOV'T MULE CD and DVD, titled "The Deepest End", chronicling a six-hour GOV'T MULE concert held May 3 in New Orleans. The guest-filled show stemmed from the two-volume album releases of the same name, which were recorded in tribute of the ...

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Court TV: METALLICA Lawsuit Hoax Floods Web

Matt Bean of Court TV is reporting that "radio stations and web sites were flooded yesterday with news that the seminal heavy metal band, METALLICA, had launched yet another lawsuit to protect its music from theft. This time, the rock pioneers were purportedly suing a Canadian band called UNFAITH for trademark infringement over the use ...

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LED ZEPPELIN: 'How The West Was Won' To Be Released On DVD-Audio

The 5.1 DVD-Audio version of LED ZEPPELIN's recently issued three-CD package of live recordings from two Southern California concerts in 1972, "How The West Was Won", is tentatively scheduled to be released on October 7. As previously reported, "How The West Was Won" was LED ZEPPELIN's first #1 Billboard album since their final studio album ...

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JAG PANZER Drummer Welcomes Addition To Family

Congratulations are in order for JAG PANZER drummer Rikard, wife Barbra, and son Gunnar, who welcomed Sophia Karin Siri Stjernquist into their family three months ago. As previously reported, JAG PANZER will be supporting HELLOWEEN on their two-week tour of North America in early October. Also set to appear on the bill are BEYOND THE ...

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