Journal News: METALLICA's Web Site Of Unreleased Music A Huge Success

Walter Dawkins of Journal News reports that METALLICA's Metallicavault.com web site, which contains hours of downloadable live recordings, demos and B-sides for free, has been a great success. "The response has been really positive," says Edward Bender, director of multimedia at Speakeasy, the company that developed the web site. "Our latest numbers are around 110,000 ...

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SEPULTURA: Live Recordings Posted Online

A SEPULTURA fan site containing a lot of live recordings of the group — of both the audio and video variety — can be accessed at www.sepulive.com. As previously reported, SEPULTURA have officially inked a North American and Australian deal with SPV/Steamhammer Records. The Brazilian metallers, who were previously signed to SPV only ...

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Myanmar to Export Heavy Metal to U.S.

Dominic Whiting of Reuters reports that five long-haired Burmese men, calling themselves IRON CROSS, are looking to conquer the United States after taking military-ruled Myanmar by storm. The heavy-metal musicians, who have packed open-air stadiums across the insular Southeast Asian country for a decade, plan to head off this month for a tour taking in ...

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KATAKLYSM To Enter Studio In November

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM will enter Studio Victor in Montreal in November to begin recording their new album, "Serenity In Fire", for an early 2004 release through Nuclear Blast Records. The album will be produced by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-Francois Dagenais (MISERY INDEX, MALEVOLENT CREATION) and will be mixed at Wildsound studio in St-Zenon, Quebec. KATAKLYSM ...

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WAYSTED: First Interview In 20 Years Posted Online

The reunited hard rockers WAYSTED, featuring UFO bassist Pete Way and ex-UFO guitarist Paul Chapman, sat down for their first interview in 20 years on June 3. Click here to download or stream the interview. As previously reported, WAYSTED recently started recording a new CD, tentatively due in late 2003/early 2004 through an ...

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Sun-Sentinel: METALLICA Masters Of Sanitarium

Jim Abbott of Sun-Sentinel reports that with apologies to nü-metal, there's nothing like Old Metal, the kind of hardened, time-tested material METALLICA unleashed Sunday (July 13) at the Florida Citrus Bowl. In a rain-drenched rock marathon, which provided ample bang for the considerable bucks, METALLICA's James Hetfield and his mates were obviously the inmates running ...

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ZAKK WYLDE: In-Store Appearances Announced

OZZY OSBOURNE/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY guitarist Zakk Wylde will be making the following in-store appearances during July/August: Monday, July 14 Albuquerque-Hastings 4:00 p.m. 4315 Wyoming NE LaMirada Shopping Center 505-299-7750 Sunday, August 10 In Buffalo autograph signing at Daddy's Junky Music / Rochester Tuesday, August 12 Newbury Comics Boston 6:00-8:00 p.m. Newbury Comics 400 Franklin St ...

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