MARILYN MANSON Snatches New Home

Marilyn Manson has snatched up a five-bedroom home in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley for around $1.3 million, according to ABC ePrep. The Los Angeles Times reports the new, 4,600 square-foot home boasts "both city and mountain views." Meanwhile, Manson has put his old pad on the market for nearly $1.8 million. That property in ...

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ARCH ENEMY Guitarist Records Guest Solo For New KREATOR CD

ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott has recorded a guest solo for the song "Murder Fantasies" off the upcoming KREATOR album, tentatively due January 2005 through SPV Records. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2001's "Violent Revolution", which is being recorded and mixed at Backstage Studios in Derbyshire, England with producer Andy Sneap, is being described by Petrozza ...

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POISON Singer: 'Every Rose' Is The 'Freebird' Of Our Generation

Jeff Vrabel of the Chicago Sun-Times writes: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn", POISON's quintessential breakup song of the glitzy '80s — that lighter-waving weeper, occasional prom theme and karaoke nightmare — is the Godzilla of the monster ballads, demolishing all others in its path (In the interest of fairness, we'll call BON JOVI's "I'll Be ...

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MORTAL SIN: DVD Launch To Take Place This Month

The long-awaited release of the MORTAL SIN DVD "Out of the Darkness" finally hits Sydney, Australia on Saturday, July 17 with the official launch at The Annandale Hotel — the venue where the DVD was shot. The concert features MORTAL SIN, DAYSEND (who just signed to Metal Blade Records in North America), LYCANTHIA, and THE ...

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Couple Fined For Sex During Concert

A couple that had sex on stage as 4,000 fans applauded and the extreme grind band THE CUMSHOTS played on at a Norwegian rock festival have been fined 10,000 kroner ($1,470) each. Tommy Hol Ellingsen, 28, and his 21-year-old girlfriend Leona Johansson were called up on stage during THE CUMSHOTS concert by the ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH: 'I Feel Sad For DAVE MUSTAINE'

METALLICA's James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich recently spoke to the San Francisco Bay Guardian about the making of their $4.3-million documentary "Some Kind of Monster". Several excerpts from the interview follow: On the sequence when former METALLICA guitarist Dave Mustaine joins Ulrich for a one-on-one therapy session: James Hetfield: "When I saw that footage, I ...

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