DEEP PURPLE To Be Interviewed By CNN

DEEP PURPLE's Ian Gillan (vocals) and Roger Glover (bass) will be interviewed by CNN on March 2 for broadcast later that same day. No further details are available at this time. In other news, DEEP PURPLE were joined by Joe Satriani during their concert in San Francisco on Wednesday (Feb. 11) for a rendition of ...

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Review: 'Some Kind Of Monster' Captures METALLICA In Fabulous Crisis

James Christopher of the U.K.'s Times Online has reviewed the much-anticipated METALLICA documentary "Some Kind of Monster". "The needle match between [guitarist/vocalist James] Hetfield and [drummer Lars] Ulrich is the marvellously bitter heart," he writes. "The two take swings at each other like spoilt brats. 'You're just sitting here being a big dick,' snarls Ulrich ...

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STONEHENGE, LEVIATHAN Confirmed For CLASSIC METAL FEST 4

STONEHENGE and LEVIATHAN have been confirmed for the Classic Metal Fest 4, set to be held May 13-15 at JJ Kelley's in Bernice Lansing, Illinois. The following is a list of the artists currently scheduled to appear at the event: SOLITUDE AETURNUS HIRAX RAFF DECEASED WRATH ATTACKER WRETCH IMPALER DESTRUCTOR PREMONITION TYRANT'S REIGN IRON CROSS ...

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NECARE: Music Posted Online

An MP3 clip of the brand-new NECARE track "Ruin" been posted online at this location. "Ruin" comes off the Virginia-based doom/death metallers' debut CD of the same name, due out in the next couple of months through Finland's Firebox Records. According to an official press release, "Ruin" "touches on themes of spiritual apostasy ...

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EXODUS Enter German Charts At No. 67

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS entered the German Media Control charts at position No. 67 with their new album, "Tempo of The Damned". EXODUS' first studio album since 1992's "Force of Habit", "Tempo of the Damned" is due in the U.S. on March 9 through Nuclear Blast Records. "Tempo Of The Damned" was ...

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SHAMRAIN: Full-Length MP3 Available For Download

SHAMRAIN (formerly TEARS), the Finnish quartet who feature in their ranks ENTWINE frontman Mika Tauriainen, have posted a full-length MP3 of their track "Fail" at this location. "Fail" comes off the group's debut album, "Empty World Excursion", which was released in November through Watch Me Fall Records. The follow-up to the group's "Pieces" ...

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MELIAH RAGE: New Song Posted Online

A brand-new MELIAH RAGE track, titled "Hate Machine", has been posted online in MP3 format at this location. "Hate Machine" comes off the group's forthcoming album, "Barely Human", due this spring throughScreaming Ferret Wreckords. "Barely Human" features original members Anthony Nichols (guitar), Jim Koury (guitar) and Jesse Johnson (bass), alongside new vocalist Paul ...

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SHARON Says She Wants To Host TV Show With OZZY

Sharon Osbourne says she's disappointed her talk show was canceled and would like to host another program with her husband, Ozzy Osbourne, according to the Associated Press. "I've had a complete blast doing it. I'm sorry that it had to go this way," she said Thursday (Feb. 12) on CNN's "Larry King Live". "The Sharon ...

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Former JUDAS PRIEST Drummer Jailed In Sex Case

Former JUDAS PRIEST drummer David Holland was jailed for eight years Friday (Feb. 13) for the attempted rape of a special needs teenager, according to the Times Online. Holland was convicted of one charge of attempted rape and five counts of indecent assault on the 17-year-old boy at the star's rural Northamptonshire. The youngster had ...

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