MALEVOLENT CREATION Name New Album

Florida death metal veterans MALEVOLENT CREATION have set "Warkult" as the title for their ninth full-length album, tentatively due in June 2004 through Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2002's "The Will To Kill" will be recorded in February with producer Jean-Francois Degenais (KATAKLYSM, MISERY INDEX) and will coincide with the band's planned European summer ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH To Release First-Ever DVD In May

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach will issue his first-ever DVD, "Forever Wild", on May 4, 2004. The disc is "exceeding my wildest expectations in every way!" Sebastian writes on his web site. "Wait 'till you freaks get your hands on this, it rips! We have assembled as much footage as possible into the DVD ...

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Judge: GREAT WHITE Nightclub Fire Report Issued

A Superior Court judge confirmed Tuesday that a grand jury has issued its report on its nearly 10-month investigation into The Station nightclub fire that started after GREAT WHITE's pyrotechnics set the building on fire, killing 100 people and injuring scores of others, according to the Associated Press. Attorney General Patrick Lynch had scheduled a ...

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Review: IRON MAIDEN Break The Sound Barrier

The Evening Times is reporting that heavy metal veterans IRON MAIDEN rocked the SECC in Glasgow so hard Monday night (Dec. 8) they blew the sound system in an awe-inspiring set that delivered a full-on dose of rock theatrics. The audience in the packed auditorium was so eager to get close to their heroes that ...

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Report: SHARON OSBOURNE Rushes to Injured OZZY's Bedside

Sharon Osbourne made a 5,000-mile dash across the Atlantic Tuesday (Dec. 9) to be at husband Ozzy's hospital bedside, according to Reuters. She caught the first flight from Los Angeles to London when she heard the news and arrived at London's Heathrow airport distressed. "I've not heard how he is since last night," she told ...

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COLOUR TRIP To Record New Album

Metalcore veterans COLOUR TRIP will enter Studio Victor in Montreal, Canada this month to record their fifth album, "Penetration". The follow-up to last year's "Kill My Super Ego" will be engineered and produced by Jean-Francois Dagenais, best known for his outstanding work with KATAKLYSM, MALEVOLENT CREATION, and MISERY INDEX. COLOUR TRIP recently joined forces with ...

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Former SOULFLY Members To Support ADEMA

ABLOOM (formerly MOTHRA), the California-based group featuring former SOULFLY members Mikey Doling (guitar), Marcello D. Rapp (bass), and Roy Mayorga (drums), will support ADEMA at four shows on the West Coast beginning on December 16. Confirmed dates are as follows: Dec. 16 - Marquee Theatre - Tempe, AZ (w/ ADEMA) Dec. 17 - Galaxy Theatre ...

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WINDIR Sign With TABU RECORDINGS

Norwegian metallers WINDIR have inked a deal with Tabu Recordings. The band, who had previously released four albums through the Norwegian label Head Not Found, are a highly acclaimed live act, having performed at such Norwegian festivals like the Inferno, Quart and Hole In The Sky. In July of this year, WINDIR played their first ...

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WATCHTOWER To Headline Holland's HEADWAY FESTIVAL

Progressive metal legends WATCHTOWER have been confirmed to headline the Headway Festival 2004, which is scheduled to take place April 3-4 at P60 in Amstelveen, Holland. Bands slated to appear at the festival so far are as follows: WATCHTOWER (USA) ICE AGE (USA) DEATH MACHINE (USA) LABERINTO (NL) EPHEL DUATH (IT) MISTER KITE (SWE) TEXTURES ...

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