SOUNDSCAN Report: DOKKEN, CATTLE DECAPITATION, DREAM EVIL, ANCIENT First-Week Numbers Revealed

DOKKEN's latest CD, "Hell To Pay" (Sanctuary), has sold 3,735 copies during its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Meanwhile, CATTLE DECAPITATION's "Humanure" (Metal Blade) registered a first-week tally of 733, while DREAM EVIL's "The Book Of Heavy Metal" (Century Media) and ANCIENT's "Night Visit" (Metal Blade) shifted 570 and 134 units, respectively. ...

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UNHOLY GHOST Recover Stolen Guitar

UNHOLY GHOST, the new band featuring DIABOLIC founding members Paul Ouellette (vocals/bass), and Jerry Mortellaro (guitar), along with original DIABOLIC guitarist and PESSIMIST founder Kelly McLauchlin, have posted the following message on their official web site: "We are pleased to announce that Jerry's Jackson Warrior reported stolen was recovered safely last week! The ...

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IMAGIKA Complete Work On New Album

San Francisco power/thrash metallers IMAGIKA have finished mixing their fourth full-length album, "Devils on Both Sides", tentatively due later in the year through an as-yet-undetermined label. "Juan Urteaga (VILE, SKINLAB) handled the job at his Trident Studios compound and between his shootin' coal and us drinkin' beer the thing turned out pretty fuckin' good," the ...

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SCOTT WEILAND: 'No Contest Does Not Mean Guilty'

VELVET REVOLVER frontman Scott Weiland has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "I was going to go into this long diatribe about the further injustices of celebrity reporting but its redundant. Regarding my plea, 'no contest' does not mean guilty! The chances of me winning a trial are 50/50, depends on ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH To Embark On South American Tour

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH will embark on a South American tour in late September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 23 - 3.0 (La Escena) - Monterrey, MEX Sep. 24 - Circo Volador - Mexico City, MEX Sep. 25 - Plaza de Toros Quito - Quito, ECU Sep. 26 - Coliseo El Salitre ...

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