LED ZEPPELIN Live DVD & CD Sets To Ship Multi-Platinum

With anticipation building to a feverish pitch in advance of the imminent release of the eagerly awaited LED ZEPPELIN live recordings, Atlantic Records has announced that "Led Zeppelin DVD", a two-DVD set, will be shipping quadruple-platinum in the U.S. alone, and "How The West Was Won", a three-CD set, will ship platinum. "The enormous pre-release ...

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P.O.D. Name New Album

P.O.D. have reportedly set "Payable On Death" as the title for their forthcoming CD, due on Nov. 4 through Atlantic Records. The upcoming album will be the group's first since the departure of guitarist Marcos Curiel, who has been replaced with former LIVING SACRIFICE axeman Jason Truby. Producer Howard Benson (MOTÖRHEAD, COLD, REVEILLE, SEPULTURA) told ...

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NOTHINGFACE Singer Explains Tour Cancellation

NOTHINGFACE singer Matt Holt has issued a statement regarding the band's decision to cancel the remaining dates of their headlining tour in order to rest up for the group's upcoming appearance at Ozzfest 2003. Holt's statement reads as follows: "To all our fans, "Unfortunately we have been forced to cancel the last eight dates of ...

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BESEECH Confirmed For Sweden's HJOUS FESTIVAL

Swedish "gothic metal" act BESEECH have been confirmed to appear at Hjous Festival in Hjo, Sweden on June 21-22. Other bands set to perform at the event include IN FLAMES, EVERGREY, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, NATIONALTEATERN, and TROUBLEMAKERS. For more information, visit the festival's official web site at this location. BESEECH, who recently parted ways ...

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ALICE COOPER Attends CELINE DION Show In Vegas

The New York Post reports that ALICE COOPER attended a CELINE DION show in Las Vegas and, according to people sitting next to him, the jurassic rocker is a huge fan. The Post's spy reports: "Alice was sitting there, mouth open, the entire show. He just kept saying, 'She only took one breath! She is ...

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MARILYN MANSON's 'Golden Age' Debuts At No. 1!

MARILYN MANSON's latest CD, "The Golden Age of Grotesque", has shifted 118,174 copies in the U.S. during its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan, to debut at No. 1 on next week's The Billboard 200 chart. The CD has also secured No. 1 chart positions in Germany, Italy, Austria and Switzerland, according to ...

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CHAOSBREED Launch Official Web Site

CHAOSBREED, the new Finnish death metal supergroup consisting of drummer Nalle Österman (ex-GANDALF), bassist Oppu Laine (ex-AMORPHIS, MANNHAI), guitarist Marko Tarvonen (MOONSORROW), guitarist Esa Holopainen (AMORPHIS), and vocalist Taneli Jarva (ex-SENTENCED, THE BLACK LEAGUE), have launched their official web site at this location. As previously reported, CHAOSBREED are currently rehearsing material for a ...

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SLAYER Confirmed For Spain's METAL MANIA FESTIVAL

SLAYER are the latest act confirmed to perform at Metal Mania Festival, a three-day event set to take place July 11-13 at Auditorio Municipal de Villarobledo in Albacete, Spain. Other bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival are as follows: Friday, July 11 BLIND GUARDIAN NIGHTWISH SEPULTURA KREATOR APOCALYPTICA OVERKILL REBELLION Saturday, July 12 ...

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