DISSECTION: Stockholm Show Gets Upgraded

Due to overwhelming demand, reactivated Swedish death metallers DISSECTION's much-anticipated comeback show in Stockholm has been moved from Klubben to Lilla Arenan, according to the band's booking agency, Skrikhult. The gig, which is scheduled to take place on October 30, will also include a performance by DEATHSTARS, the Swedish band featuring former DISSECTION drummer Ole ...

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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Prepare To Record New Album

FLOTSAM AND JETSAM are close to completing the songwriting sessions for their new album, tentatively due in early 2005 through Crash Music Inc. "We would still like to write two or three more songs going in, and the vocals still need to be completed, but the music so far is inspired and heavy and we ...

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SLAYER's Next Studio Album To Land On INTERSCOPE?

Rick Rubin's American Recordings label — home to veteran Los Angeles thrashers SLAYER — is making the move from Island Def Jam to the Interscope side, according to Hits Daily Double. SLAYER had previously announced that they were putting the recording sessions for their new album on hold while Rubin began negotiating a new deal ...

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It's Official: No More 'The Osbournes' After Upcoming Season

The fourth season of "The Osbournes", slated to start on September 13, will be the show's last, according to MTV.com. "The time was right to call it a day," Sharon Osbourne said in a statement. "Now, without the camera crews, soundmen, directors and technicians roaming the house all day, the dogs are all we have ...

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LINKIN PARK To Donate $65,000 To Hurricane Charley Relief

Sympathetic to the plight of Florida residents devastated by the ravages of Hurricane Charley, multi-platinum rockers LINKIN PARK have announced that they will donate $5.00 from every ticket sold for tonight's Projekt Revolution concert at the Ford Amphitheatre in Tampa to the Red Cross Hurricane Charley Relief Fund. The donation will be retroactive and will ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: Mexican Tour Dates Announced

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach will embark on a three-date tour of Mexico in late September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 23 - Mexico City, MEX @ Bulldog (cap: 1,500) Sep. 24 - Monterrey, MEX @ El Volcan (cap: 7,000) Sep. 25 - Torreon, MEX @ La Fe Music Hal (cap: 7,000) Says ...

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TEARABYTE: New Album To Contain Bonus Live Recordings, Remixes

Texas-based thrash/doom trio TEARABYTE, featuring bassist/vocalist Al Mead of the infamous GG ALLIN & THE SCUMFUCKS, will release their third album, "Gloom Factory", on August 24 through Screaming Ferret Wreckords/Escapi Music. As a bonus for the initial release, "Gloom Factory" will feature an additional 30 minutes of audio material including live performances and remixes/alternate versions ...

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MORBID ANGEL Confirm Split With EARACHE RECORDS

As exclusively revealed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET on July 29, MORBID ANGEL have confirmed that they have parted ways with longtime label Earache Records. "We will be exploring all interested labels as well as other options and and will make a decision on a new release for 2005 in the next few months," the band ...

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