EDGUY Enter German Chart At No. 57!

German melodic metallers EDGUY have entered the German Media Control album chart at No. 57 with their double live album, "Burning Down The Opera". Sound clips from the CD are available for download from the group's official web site at this location. The band, whose last studio CD, "Mandrake", was released in 2001, ...

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HELLTRAIN Sign With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Swedish "death-rockers" HELLTRAIN have signed with Nuclear Blast Records. The band, whose lineup includes Pierre Törnkvist (vocals, guitar), Oskar Karlsson (drums, guitars), and Patrik Törnkvist (guitars, organ, piano, bass), are at Dugout Studio in Uppsala, Sweden with producer Daniel Bergstrand (MESHUGGAH, IN FLAMES, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, DARKANE) recording their debut album for a November release. ...

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You Can Be OZZY's Neighbor

World Entertainment News Network reports that the house next door to the Osbournes' Beverly Hills spread has been put up for sale — prompting speculation that living next door to Ozzy Osbourne and his family isn't ideal. The six-bedroom mansion, which is on the market for $9 million, is owned by the family who were ...

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LEGEND To Hit The Road, Begin Work On New Album

LEGEND, the classic NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) band from Jersey, U.K., have reformed and will start rehearsals in July with the prospect of doing some shows before the end of the year. Work on new material will begin in late 2003 with a view toward releasing a new album 2004. The current ...

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ANTIMATTER To Team Up With NEST For Finnish Tour

Britain's ANTIMATTER, the melancholic brainchild of ex-ANATHEMA man Duncan Patterson, will team up with Finland's NEST for a short Finnish tour in late July. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jul. 23 – Turku, FIN @ Old School Club Jul. 24 – Hämeenlinna, FIN @ Metropol Club Jul. 25 – Helsinki, FIN @ Stella Star Club ...

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MNEMIC Tap FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY Man To Remix Album Cut

Danish "hybrid metal" act MNEMIC, featuring former INVOCATOR session drummer Brian Rasmussen and ex-MERCENARY guitarist Mircea G. Eftemie, have tapped legendary FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY man Rhys Fulber (FEAR FACTORY, PARADISE LOST) to remix their track "BloodStained" for inclusion on a special edition of their forthcoming debut album, "Mechanical Spin Phenomena", and on an exclusive club ...

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METALLICA: Headed For Another No. 1?

METALLICA, who moved nearly 418,000 copies of "St. Anger" from Thursday to Sunday last week, are expected to chalk up another 400,000 or so in the album's first full week on sale, according to Hits Daily Double. This tally may not be enough to hold off the challenge for the No. 1 spot from Luther ...

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AC/DC, ROLLING STONES Rattle 'Neighbors' in Germany

German police in Essen said on Sunday they were inundated with complaints about "noisy neighbors" when AC/DC and THE ROLLING STONES played there Friday (June 13), according to the Washington Post. "My neighbor has been blasting out music since six o'clock," one resident complained of the concert taking place several miles away in Oberhausen, police ...

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Over 100 Arrested At Sweden's HULTSFRED Festival

Over 100 people were arrested in Hultsfred, Sweden, Saturday (June 14) when a group of 500 festival goers began a "Conga" through the festival camping area, according to NME.com. STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, IN FLAMES, THE HAUNTED and QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE were among the acts that appeared at the three-day event, which ranks as ...

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MACHINE HEAD To Release 'Through The Ashes Of Empires' In October

MACHINE HEAD have set "Through The Ashes Of Empires" as the title of their fifth album, tentatively due in Europe on October 13 through Roadrunner Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Supercharger" will be recorded at Sharkbite studios in Oakland, California, with lead singer/guitarist Robert Flynn at the production helm along with additional assistance from Andy ...

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