ALICE COOPER Gets Cookin' For Charity

ALICE COOPER has contributed a recipe for Almond Chicken Salad to celebrity cookbook "Star Palate", which benefits the Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Research and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The book, which will hit shelves in October, will also include recipes from Tori Amos, Anastacia, Billy Joel and Britney Spears and her mother, ...

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MOONSORROW Enter Studio To Record New Album

Finnish "epic heathen metallers" MOONSORROW have entered Tico Tico studio in Kemi, Finland to begin recording their new album, "Raah Raah Blääh", for an early 2005 release through the Spinefarm Records imprint Spikefarm. "This album is going to be a bit different release, as we thought not repeating ourselves musically and lyrically," stated guitarist/vocalist Henri ...

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METALLICA Fans Invited To Attend 'CMT Outlaws' Taping

METALLICA fans have been invited to attend the taping of the upcoming "CMT Outlaws" special, featuring a performance by METALLICA frontman James Hetfield. The "CMT Outlaws" concert was originally scheduled to be performed on Tuesday (Sept. 7) before an invitation-only audience in front of the former Tennessee State Prison in Nashville. After rain was forecast ...

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IN FLAMES To Film Gothenburg Show For Upcoming DVD

Sweden's IN FLAMES will be filming their gig at the Sticky Fingers club in Gothenburg, Sweden on Tuesday (Sept. 7) for an upcoming DVD. As previously reported, IN FLAMES will also be recording their shows in Los Angeles and New York in late September for the DVD, tentatively due next year. The band will play ...

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HAMMERFALL To Enter Studio Tomorrow

Swedish power metallers HAMMERFALL will enter Lundgaard Studios in Denmark with producer Charlie Bauernfeind (BLIND GUARDIAN, GAMMA RAY, RAGE) on Saturday (Sep. 4) to begin recording their new album, tentatively due on March 7, 2005 through Nuclear Blast Records. A single will precede the album on January 31. Songtitles set to appear on the follow-up ...

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CRYPTOPSY: Former Guitarist To Fill In For Canadian Tour

Former CRYPTOPSY guitarist Miguel Roy will be filling in for current CRYPTOPSY axeman Jon Levasseur on the band's Canadian tour beginning on September 7 in Barrie, Ontario. In other news, CRYPTOPSY will kick off a U.S. headlining tour on November 11. The upcoming trek will mark the Canadian death metal band's first tour in the ...

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8 FOOT SATIVA: New Album To Receive European Release

West Auckland metal band 8 FOOT SATIVA will have their second album, "Seasons For Assault", released in Europe through the Swedish label Black Mark Records on September 13. The band are just wrapping up a headline "Hatred Forever" tour of New Zealand, with support from Australian act FRANKENBOK and fellow kiwi metallers SUBSTRACT and SYNDIKAT. ...

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SLAYER Explain Myrtle Beach Cancellation

A representative at SLAYER's management company has sent the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET regarding the band's cancellation of their scheduled headlining appearance in Myrtle Beach, SC Wednesday night (Sept. 1): "Tom Araya, SLAYER's bassist/vocalist, was treated and released from a Myrtle Beach, NC hospital on Wednesday after experiencing severe pain due to a kidney stone. ...

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German Music Channel To Air WACKEN OPEN AIR Report

German music channel VIVA will broadcast a report on this year's Wacken Open Air festival on Sunday, September 5 beginning at 10:30 pm (CET). Among the live performances that are expected to be featured in the program are those from ANTHRAX, MNEMIC, AMON AMARTH, DESTRUCTION, HYPROCRISY and SAXON. Also included in the report will be ...

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