Guitarist MIKE 'MAD DOG' COMBS Dead At 42

Guitarist Mike "Mad Dog" Combs, who appeared on the "Strait Up" tribute to Lynn Strait (SNOT), was found dead on Vail Mountain in Colorado Tuesday (Dec. 14) after an approximately 19-hour search. Mike, a snowboarder who was the boyfriend of film legend Clint Eastwood's daughter Alison, was found about 1 p.m. Tuesday in trees along ...

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MARILYN MANSON: 'The Nobodies' Single To Get Re-Released

According to MTV Germany, MARILYN MANSON will re-release his 2001 hit single "The Nobodies" on January 27, 2005. The maxi-CD single will feature a remix of the new version of "The Nobodies" featuring former NINE INCH OF NAILS and current MARILYN MANSON drummer Chris Vrenna. A new video for "The Nobodies" is reportedly in the ...

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MEGADETH: Second London Show Added

Following the sellout of the first London show, MEGADETH have added a second date at the London Astoria on February 9. Their "Blackmail the Universe" world tour now comprises eight U.K. dates: Feb. 01 - Dublin - Ambassador Feb. 02 - Belfast - Ulster Hall Feb. 03 - Glasgow Academy Feb. 04 - Birmingham - ...

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WALHALLA: CHILDREN OF BODOM Side Project Seeks Record Deal

Finnish black-thrashers WALHALLA, featuring guitarist Roope Latvala (CHILDREN OF BODOM, SINERGY) and guitarist/vocalist Lord Heikkinen (SOULGRIND), recently spent time writing new material and are currently seeking a record deal. Commented Heikkinen: "We have some songs ready and it is now all about schedules. We are looking for a deal to do the album." A WALHALLA ...

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BLACK SABBATH Gold Discs Stolen

BBC News is reporting that a 12-string Fender guitar and gold and silver BLACK SABBATH discs have been stolen in a burglary at the home of Ozzy Osbourne's manager Patrick Meehan. They were taken in a break-in at outbuildings in Troy Lane, Edenbridge, Kent, Kent Police have revealed. A gold and a silver ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Singer Calls New Album 'Unique'

The new JUDAS PRIEST album, which is called "Angel of Retribution", is "unique," according to frontman Rob Halford. Halford returned to the band in 2003, and they toured this year, but this will be their first studio record together since 1990's "Painkiller". Halford told Launch Radio Networks that the new project already stands out for ...

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