Cleveland Plain Dealer: Festival Flexes Its Ozz-some Metal Muscle

Robert Cherry of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reviewed Ozzfest 2003's Tuesday (July 22) stop at Cleveland's Blossom Music Center. "Ozzfest seemed doomed this year," he wrote. "Ratings for Ozzy Osbourne's wholesome family sitcom have been slip ping. KORN's overextended nu-metal empire has rusted. "And MARILYN MANSON's satanic reputation has been irreversibly damaged — sullied by ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: I Can't Remember My Life Story

World Entertainment News is reporting that Ozzy Osbourne would love to pen his life story — if only he could remember what actually happened during it. The devoted family man first shot to fame with band BLACK SABBATH in 1969 but has lost decades of his life owing to his indulgences with alcohol and hard ...

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SEVENDUST Announce Opening Acts, Acoustic Tour Dates

SEVENDUST have tapped ELEMENT EIGHTY and PRESENCE to support them on their upcoming headlining tour, tentatively set to kick off on August 14 in New Orleans, Lousiana. In addition, the band have announced several acoustic dates in September. The group's touring itinerary now looks as follows: w/ ELEMENT EIGHTY, PRESENCE: Aug. 14 - New Orleans, ...

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DEEP PURPLE Keyboardist To Guest On METALIUM CD

DEEP PURPLE keyboardist Don Airey (ex-OZZY OSBOURNE, RAINBOW, BLACK SABBATH) will make a guest appearance on the forthcoming album from Germany's METALIUM, "In League As One - Chapter Four", tentatively due in late 2003 through Massacre Records. The follow-up to last year's "Hero-Nation Chapter III" will reportedly contain the longest song of METALIUM's career — ...

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ACE Speaks 'Frehley' About KISS, His Future

When KISS venture out on the road with AEROSMITH later this summer, founding member and lead guitarist Ace Frehley will NOT be gracing stage-left along with them. Instead Ace will be concentrating on writing and recording in his newly constructed multimedia studio. Ace affirms, "I love my fans, and so there is no confusion, I ...

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