OZZY Wins 'Godlike Genius' Award

Ozzy Osbourne has been honored with the "Godlike Genius" award at the NME Awards, according to ITV.com. The former BLACK SABBATH singer is at home in Los Angeles recovering from his recent all-terrain vehicle accident, but sent a thank you message on video. He said he had no idea why the award had been bestowed ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY To Enter Studio Next Week

Sweden's DARK TRANQUILLITY have posted the following message on their official web site: "Next week, we'll embark to the familiar quarters of Studio Fredman to begin the recording of our seventh, as-yet-untitled, full length album. We're been working extremely hard with the material and feel that the result will be a diverse and exciting offering ...

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KATAKLYSM, Ex-PESTILENCE, GORGUTS Members Confirmed For DEATH Tribute

Jean-Francois Dagenais (KATAKLYSM), Patrick Mameli (ex-PESTILENCE), and Luc Lemay (GORGUTS) and are he latest musicians confirmed to appear on the upcoming DEATH tribute project, "Within The Mind - In Homage To The Musical Legacy Of Chuck Schuldiner", tentatively due in June through Holland's Mascot Records. As previously reported, the project, which was conceived by CKY ...

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AEROSMITH/KISS Tour Named 'Most Creative'

The AEROSMITH/KISS concert pairing was named the "Most Creative Tour Package" at the annual Pollstar Concert Industry Awards, which took place February 6 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. The star-studded gala was hosted by acid-tongued comedian Lewis Black and was attended by concert industry professionals from around the world. Each year, the Concert ...

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MELIAH RAGE Film Video On Set Of Horror Film

Heavy metal and horror films are a perfect match, and MELIAH RAGE have proven it by filming a new music video on the set of a vampire movie. The Boston-based MELIAH RAGE — vocalist Paul Souza, guitarist Anthony Nichols, guitarist Jim Koury, bass guitarist Jesse Johnson and drummer Barry Spillberg — filmed a video for ...

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WOLF Secure U.S. Deal For 'Evil Star'

Swedish metallers WOLF have secured a U.S. deal with Prosthetic Records for the release of their third full-length album, "Evil Star". The album will be released in Scandinavia on February 25 through MNW/No Fashion Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Black Wings" was produced by Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN) at Abyss studios in Sweden and features ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION Issue Bootleg Warning

Florida-based death metallers MALEVOLENT CREATION have issued the following statement regarding a recently released bootleg recording: "Metal Mind Records / Productions from Poland has released an illegal bootleg DVD/VHS live show from MALEVOLENT CREATION recorded in early 2003 at the Metal Mania Festivals in Krakow Poland. "In early 2003, when we started our 44-show European ...

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