DEF LEPPARD: VH1 Original Movie To Re-Air This Weekend

The VH1 original movie, "Hysteria: The Def Leppard Story", is scheduled to re-air August 14 at 12:00 1.m. EDT on VH1. The following is a brief synopsis of the movie: "The true story of one of the most successful pop-metal bands of the 80s. All born in England, the group first found success at home ...

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DIO: 'Master Of The Moon' Delayed

Sanctuary Records has pushed back the North American release date of the new DIO album, "Master of the Moon", to September 14 from teh previously announced August 31. No reason was given for the delay. As previously reported, 30-second audio samples of all 10 tracks from "Master of the Moon" have been posted online at ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT Gets His Dream Car

C.W. Nevius of the San Francisco Chronicle is reporting that METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett has bought a 1936 Ford coupe done up by custom car legend Cole Foster of Salinas Boys Customs. Nearly finished, the car will make its debut at the Goodguys 18th West Coast Rod and Custom Nationals at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds, Aug. ...

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WORLD BELOW Set Release Date For Debut Album

WORLD BELOW, the new band consisting of CARNAL FORGE/CENTINEX guitarist Jonas Kjellgren, CARNAL FORGE/ex-IN THY DREAMS drummer Stefan Westerberg, and ex-SIDEBURNERS bassist/vocalist Mikael Danielsson, will release their debut album, "Sacrifices To The Moon", on August 16 through Doom Symphony Records, a division of Italy's Underground Symphony. According to a posting on the band's web site, ...

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JUNGLE ROT Added To DEICIDE/CATTLE DECAPITATION Tour

Wisconsin-based death metallers JUNGLE ROT have been added to the upcoming U.S. tour featuring headliners DEICIDE alongside openers CATTLE DECAPITATION and GOATWHORE. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 17 - The Masguerade - Atlanta, GA Sep. 18 - Jesters Pub - Fayetteville, NC Sep. 19 - Thunderdome - Balt, MD Sep. 20 - B.B.Kings Blues ...

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RAM-ZET Prepare To Record New Album

Norwegian "black psychotic power metal" act RAM-ZET will enter the studio in early September to record their new album, tentatively due in early 2005. Mixing duties will be handled by Daniel Bergstrand (IN FLAMES, MESHUGGAH) in early November. Several MP3 clips from the group's 2003 demo are still available for download at their official web ...

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