BLIND GUARDIAN's 'Live' Drops Down To No. 42 On German Chart

BLIND GUARDIAN's brand new live album, entitled simply "Live", has dropped down to the No. 42 slot on the German Media Control chart in its third week of release. The two-disc collection contains 20 songs recorded last year on the band's world tour. As previously reported, BLIND GUARDIAN drummer Thomas Stauch has now officially returned ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Confirmed For Slovenia's ROCK OTOCEC Festival

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR are the latest act to have been confirmed for the Rock Otocec festival, a three-day event set to take place July 4-6 in Novo Mesto, Slovenia. Also scheduled to appear at the festival are APOCALYPTICA and PAUL DI'ANNO along with a host of local artists. For more information, visit

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TOMMY LEE And PAMELA ANDERSON Back Together?

Pamela Anderson tells Us Weekly after being asked if her wedding with Kid Rock was still on: "Assume what you want about a wedding, but 'assuming' is making an ass out of you and me." The actress attended the party at L.A.'s Playboy mansion the other night for Spike TV without Rock, and explained, "I'm ...

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PROBOT: A Tribute To Underground Metal

Former NIRVANA drummer Dave Grohl has confirmed to MTV.com that his much-anticipated metal side project PROBOT will finally surface in early fall on Southern Lord Recordings. "It's not unlike [SANTANA's 'Supernatural'] record in that it really kick ass, but it's not the kind of thing that you'd expect," Grohl said of the album. "There's a ...

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DEFTONES Bassist Pens Autobiography

DEFTONES bassist Chi Cheng has revealed to MTV.com that has been spending his time lately writing about his experiences in his rock band. "It's another passion of mine, just like the other guys are very passionate musicians and they have all these other great side projects," Cheng explained. "It's just something I like to do." ...

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Late SAVATAGE Guitarist To Be Honored With Memorial Concert

SAVATAGE fans are cordially invited to join the band's mastermind Jon Oliva, along with some very special guests (to be announced), on Friday, October 17, 2003 at the Green Parrot Pub in Largo, Florida to remember and celebrate the life and contributions of Jon's brother, late SAVATAGE guitarist Christopher Michael Oliva, at a 10th Anniversary ...

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DARKANE Guitarist Ties The Knot

Congratulations are in order for DARKANE guitarist Christofer Malmström, who married his longtime girlfriend Jennie last Saturday (June 14) in Sweden. Check out pictures from the wedding at this location. DARKANE are set to enter the studio in September to begin recording their fourth album, tentatively due in early 2004 through Nuclear Blast ...

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PARADISE LOST Cancel Mexican Dates

Britain's PARADISE LOST have been forced to cancel their previously announced Mexican dates, originally scheduled for June 20-21. "Due to a delay in receiving the flight information, we were unable to process the visas in time," the band write on their official web site. "We have done everything in our power to try and make ...

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