OZZFEST 2004 Is Looking For Raw Talent

It's the rock & roll opportunity of a lifetime: Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne are looking for the next great band to rock the Ozzfest 2004 main stage alongside BLACK SABBATH, JUDAS PRIEST, SLAYER and more. Auditions will be held coast-to-coast to find eight unsigned, undiscovered bands to take part in a final competition yielding one ...

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ADEMA: Anchorage Date Announced

ADEMA will be performing at the William A. Egan Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage, AK on Friday, June 11. As previously reported, ADEMA recently went into the studio to record four new tracks that will appear on the group's third full-length album, tentatively due later in the year. The band, who were dropped by ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Honored With 'Legend' Award At MTV VMA JAPAN

Ozzy Osbourne was honored with the "Legend Award" at the MTV Video Music Awards Japan 2004 on Sunday (May 23), according to The Daily Yomiuri. Introduced as "the Prince of Darkness" by playful British retro rockers THE DARKNESS, Ozzy Osbourne turned up on stage at Tokyo Bay NK Hall with wife Sharon, daughter Kelly and ...

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CATHEDRAL: Two-Disc Compilation Due In July

Earache Records will be issuing a two-CD collection of greatest hits and rarities from U.K. doomsters CATHEDRAL on July 27. Titled "The Serpent's Gold", the set will document CATHEDRAL's entire Earache period, with 27 tracks in total, clocking in at over 2 ½ hours. Disc 1 ("The Serpent’s Treasure") contains all of the band's greatest ...

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DIMEBAG DARRELL: DAMAGEPLAN Has A Beautiful Future

DAMAGEPLAN guitarist Dimebag Darrell has told Canada's Chart Attack that he and his brother Vinnie Paul have every intention of continuing to live up to the partying reputation they'd earned during their lengthy run with PANTERA. "We go out and raise fuckin' hell — it's just in our blood," Darrell said. "We just stay burned ...

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BEHEMOTH: Irish Tour Dates Announced

Polish black/death metallers BEHEMOTH will support their forthcoming album early next year with an extensive European tour, including three dates in Ireland. Support at the shows will come from SUPREME LORD, ANATA and an as-yet-unconfirmed fourth band. The Irish dates are as follows: Jan. 15 - Dublin, Whelans Jan. 16 - Derry, The Nerve Centre ...

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