METALLICA Video Game Announced

Vivendi Universal Games (VU Games) announced Wednesday (June 4) that it has signed an exclusive multi-year agreement with renowned rock band METALLICA. The contract grants VU Games the worldwide rights to publish and distribute a multi-platform vehicle combat action game featuring music, voice-overs and inspiration from the band. Scheduled for release in 2005, the game ...

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It's Official: LED ZEPPELIN To Top Billboard Charts!

LED ZEPPELIN's new live three-CD set, "How the West Was Won", will debut at #1 on next week's Billboard albums chart, having sold more than 150,000 copies, according to SoundScan. The package features songs recorded during four 1972 concerts in California. The two-disc DVD released the same day, "Led Zeppelin", sailed to the top slot ...

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SPIRITUAL BEGGARS To Release Live DVD And CD

Swedish hard rockers SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, the band featuring former CARCASS and current ARCH ENEMY axeman Mike Amott, have recorded material on their recent "Monstergroove 2003" European tour for an upcoming live DVD and CD. "The DVD and CD will be from two separate shows, so there's quite a lot of work to be done with ...

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CARPATHIAN FOREST Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

CARPATHIAN FOREST are the latest band to have been officially confirmed for this year's installment of Wacken Open Air festival. The event, which is scheduled to take place Jul. 31-Aug. 2, 2003 in Wacken, Germany, will include performances from the following artists (in alphabetical order): ANCIENT RITES ANNIHILATOR ASSASSIN CARPATHIAN FOREST CIRCLE II CIRCLE DARK ...

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AMORPHIS: Video Interview Posted Online

A brand new AMORPHIS Electronic Press Kit (EPK), featuring an exclusive interview with vocalist Pasi Koskinen and guitarist Esa Holopainen, has been posted online at this location. AMORPHIS' latest album, "Far From The Sun", was released in Scandinavia at the end of May. The band are scheduled to perform a string of Finnish ...

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REDEMPTION TOUR 2003: More Dates Announced

More dates have been announced for "Redemption Tour 2003", featuring SAMAEL, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD and CATHEDRAL. SAMAEL and STRAPPING YOUNG LAD will co-headline the trek, with SAMAEL closing the show every night. Confirmed and tentative dates so far are as follows: Sep. 04 – Downtown - Farmingdale, NY Sep. 05 - Agora Theatre - Cleveland, ...

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SAXON: DVD Details Unveiled

SAXON's upcoming "The Saxon Chronicles" DVD, previously scheduled for a Jan. 27, 2003 release, will finally surface on July 21. The two-DVD set will be released in both PAL and NTSC with region code 0. The complete details for the DVD are as follows: Run Time DVD 1: approx. 110 min Run Time DVD 2: ...

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EXODUS: 'Tempo Of The Damned' Details Revealed

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS have revealed the tentative track listing for their forthcoming studio album, "Tempo Of The Damned", due before the end of the year through an as-yet-undetermined label. The long-awaited follow-up to 1992's "Force Of Habit", which is being recorded at Prairie Sun and Tsunami studios in Northern California with ...

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