BORKNAGAR Prepare To Enter Studio

Norway's BORKNAGAR will enter Toproom and Fagerborg Studios on March 14 with producer Borge Finstad (MAYHEM, SOLEFALD) to record the follow-up to "Empiricism", due at the end of the year through Century Media Records. Among the titles tentatively set to appear on the CD are the following: 01. Cyclus 02. The Inner Ocean Hypothesis 03. ...

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THE SCORPIONS Meet GOV. ROMNEY

THE SCORPIONS frontman Klaus Meine and guitarist Rudolf Scheneker sat down for a little chin-wag with Governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney, according to the Boston Herald. The rockers are reportedly big American history buffs, so they hung around after their show at The Orpheum to do a little sightseeing. "They retired to the governor's office ...

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Moroccan Court Grants Bail for Heavy Metal Fans

A Moroccan court has freed on bail 11 heavy metal music enthusiasts controversially jailed for offences against morality and linked by the prosecution to a "Satanist" cult, according to Reuters. Three others were refused bail. Defense lawyer Mahfoud Billeh said on Wednesday the 11 were freed on Tuesday night by the Casablanca court pending hearing ...

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SKID ROW Postpone Club Tour

SKID ROW have postponed all of their previously announced club dates due to scheduling conflicts with the summer amphitheater tour that includes POISON and VINCE NEIL. According to an official press release, "the shows are being rescheduled for the fall. The band apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused for the fans and venues. ...

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H.I.M. Guitarist Welcomes Addition To Family

H.I.M. guitarist Mikko Viljami "Linde" Lindström and his girlfriend Manna are the proud parents of a baby girl born on Thursday, March 6. Both the baby and the mother are doing well. If you want to send congratulations by e-mail, please use the following address: [email protected] All other mail to Linde and Manna can be ...

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THE WILDHEARTS' GINGER Offers Iraq Solution

Frontman Ginger of the British band THE WILDHEARTS has issued yet another message condemning President George Bush over his foreign policy and the possibility of the U.S. waging war on Iraq. It reads as follows: "I believe that to make this world work efficiently we need to unify and act as a world, and not ...

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