NECROPHAGIA Complete Songwriting Sessions For New Album

NECROPHAGIA have completed the songwriting sessions for their next full-length release, to be titled "Harvest Ritual Vol 1: Penance". Songs set to appear on the CD include "Return to Texas", "Cadavera X", "Unearthed", "London (13 Demon Street)", and "Bleeding Eyes of the Eternally Damned". Recording will take place at state-of-the-art studios around the world and ...

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ALICE COOPER, DEF LEPPARD To Receive Beer-Can Tribute

Miller Brewing Co. is launching a tribute to 50 years of rock with a series of commemorative cans featuring past Rolling Stone magazine covers of legendary artists, including ALICE COOPER and DEF LEPPARD. The 24-oz. cans of American brewed Miller Lite and Miller Genuine Draft will be available in June and July wherever beer is ...

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METALLICA/GODSMACK: Concert Grosses/Attendances Revealed

The following are some of the recent concert grosses for the METALLICA/GODSMACK North American tour, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: METALLICA, GODSMACK Venue: General Motors Place City/State: Vancouver, B.C. Event Dates: March 26, 2004 Gross Sales: $1,043,559 Attendance/Capacity: 18,046 / 18,046 Shows/Sellouts: 1 / 1 Prices: $71.87, $59.83, $37.25 Promoters: House of Blues Canada ...

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ATOMIZER Finish Recording Tracks For 7" Single

Australian black/death/thrash metallers ATOMIZER have posted the following message on their official web site: "We spent 27 hours in the studio over Saturday and Sunday past recording 8 new tracks for the 'Songs Of Slaughter - Songs Of Sacrifice' double 7" that Hells Headbangers will soon release. We will mix the recording this evening, and ...

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New IMPALED Album Produced By Former MR. BUNGLE Guitarist

Oakland, California's demented, maniacal surgeons known as IMPALED have been holed up in the studio the past month recording their highly anticipated Century Media debut offering and plan to emerge with their most outlandish work to date. Their new album, "Death After Life", shows the Bay Area unit in their most vile state, so expect ...

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CROSSROADS GUITAR FESTIVAL: 'Metal Clinic' Scrapped

The previously announced "Metal Clinic" at this year's Crossroads Guitar Festival, featuring Zakk Wylde (OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY), Jerry Cantrell (ex-ALICE IN CHAINS) and George Lynch (ex-DOKKEN), has been scrapped due to scheduling conflicts. George will instead join Nuno Bettencourt (ex-EXTREME) and Tony Franklin (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLUE MURDER) at the "Shredder's Clinic" Saturday (June 5) ...

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JON OLIVA And TAGE MAHAL Sign With SPV RECORDS

SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva has signed a deal with SPV Records to distribute the debut release from TAGE MAHAL. Oliva's first solo release is now complete and will be released worldwide in September/October 2004. The album will feature more than 60 minutes of Jon's solo material recorded by Greg Marchak at Audio Lab Studios and ...

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