IOMMI/HUGHES: 'Eighth Star' To See Official Release In The Fall

Former DEEP PURPLE/BLACK SABBATH singer Glenn Hughes has posted the following message on his web site: "I had dinner with [BLACK SABBATH guitarist] Tony Iommi on Sunday night. We are pleased to announce that the album which was originally bootlegged [issued under the title 'Eighth Star' and featuring material originally recorded back in 1996 for ...

Read more

PHILIP ANSELMO: 'Eat Pussy Until Your Jaw Breaks'

Jason Bracelin of The Pitch reviewed the Ozzfest 2004 traveling festival when it hit Columbus, Ohio two weeks ago. An excerpt from his review follows: "If you're standing there like a pussy, you are a fuckin' pussy," SUPERJOINT RITUAL's Philip Anselmo barked at the crowd of about 15,000 as the rest of the band members ...

Read more

STRAPPING YOUNG LAD Name DVD, Prepare To Record New Album

STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, the brainchild of Canadian musician Devin Townsend, have completed work on their live DVD, "For Those Aboot To Rock" [sic]. The disc reportedly features a full set from the band's sold-out hometown show at The Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver recorded earlier this year, plus some "hilarious" backstage antics and video clips. A ...

Read more

Swedish Black Metallers SHINING Call It A Day

Swedish black metallers SHINING have officially called it a day. The group's final album, "IV: The Eerie Cold", will be issued this winter through Avantgarde Music. "I have achieved what very few others have with this ill child of mine and I sincerely hope that you will hate the new album," said SHINING mainman Kvarforth ...

Read more

ADRIFT Confirmed For Alabama's BIG SPRING JAM

ADRIFT, the Florida-based heavy rock band featuring former CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Jack Owen and ex-RESURRECTION/EPITAPH drummer Kevin Astl, have been confirmed to play the Big Spring Jam at Big Spring International Park in Huntsville, Alabama. ADRIFT will hit the stage at 6:15 p.m. Saturday, September 25, just prior to Columbia recording artists SWITCHFOOT, who will ...

Read more