DIMEBAG's Murder: Conspiracy Theories Examined

The Etemenanki web site, which examines hidden history/reality of Earth, mythology, symbology, prophecies, ancient/esoteric traditions, Atlantis, Mars, secret societies, and grand conspiracies, has offered an interesting theory about the murder of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, with connection to John Lennon's murder, PINK FLOYD and "The Wizard of Oz". Check it out at

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Former WHITESNAKE Guitarist Completes Work On Solo Album

Former WHITESNAKE/current M3 guitarist Bernie Marsden has posted the following message on his official web site: "The new album is finished, the working title of 'Stacks' seems to have become the finished title. I'll explain: "I wanted to record some of the songs of people that really influenced me. Many of these recordings were on ...

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CRUCIFIED BARBARA To Support PAIN In Sweden

Swedish all-girl punk/metal/rock 'n' roll quartet CRUCIFIED BARBARA will be supporting PAIN on their upcoming Swedish tour in January/February. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jan. 27 – KB - Malmö Jan. 28 – Blue Moon Bar - Karlstad, SWE (no PAIN) Jan. 29 - Sticky Fingers – Gothenburg, SWE Feb. 04 – Klubben - Stockholm, ...

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WHITESNAKE Frontman Talks About European Tour, Upcoming DVD

The official WHITESNAKE web site has posted a brand new interview with the group's lead singer, David Coverdale. A couple of excerpts from the interview follow: Q: There was talk of a shoulder injury during the tour...What exactly happened? David Coverdale: "A couple of weeks into the tour...around my 53rd birthday...I was onstage in Copenhagen, ...

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LIFE OF AGONY Finish Tracking New Album

The recording sessions for LIFE OF AGONY's highly anticipated new album are complete. The group has been recording tracks since October in two studios in Hollywood, CA, with producer Greg Fidelman (SLIPKNOT, JET, AUDIOSLAVE). Drums were tracked at the legendary Sunset Sound recording studio (home to where several DOORS albums were made), while bass, guitars, ...

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EXMORTEM Complete Filming Of New Video

In a break from preparations for their January 2005 tour of the U.K. with BEHEMOTH, Danish death metallers EXMORTEM have completed the filming for a new promo video for the song "Bitter Disciplin", taken from the forthcoming "Nihilistic Contentment" album. Speaking straight after the shoot, guitarist Sigtyr was enthused by what the band had achieved ...

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BLOOD RED THRONE: New Song Available For Download

A brand new BLOOD RED THRONE track, entitled "Mephitication", has been made available for download at this location. "Mephitication" comes off the group's forthcoming album, "Altered Genesis", due on February 21 via Earache Records. According to a posting on the Earache web site, "Mephitication" "displays all the rawness of the band and their ...

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SLAYER Tribute Band DEAD SKIN MASK To Release CD

The "ultimate" SLAYER tribute band, DEAD SKIN MASK, are in the studio putting the final shine on their CD of 7-8 SLAYER songs. They are looking for distribution and licensing rights for the songs. Tracks set to appear on the disc include "Sex Murder Art", "Dittohead" and "Angel of Death". For more information, visit

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