BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Sign With ARTEMIS; New Album Due In March

Artemis Records has announced the signing of BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, featuring legendary guitarist Zakk Wylde, to an exclusive worldwide licensing, multi-album contract. An album of all-new material, "Mafia", is slated for a March 8, 2005 release. Artemis Chairman/CEO Danny Goldberg commented, "Zakk Wylde is one of the greatest guitar players of all time and BLACK ...

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W.A.S.P. 'Rockumentary' Airing On METAL EXPRESS RADIO

A 50+ minute interview with W.A.S.P. mainman Blackie Lawless has been posted online at Norway's Metal Express Radio. During the interview, Blackie talks about how this storied band formed, provides insights about each album, discusses an upcoming anthology release, and shares his thoughts on various other topics, including the 9/11 Twin Tower tragedy in New ...

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MNEMIC Nominated For Danish Metal Awards

Danish modern thrash metallers MNEMIC have been nominated for five awards at the Danish Metal Awards. The categories in which they were nominated are as follows: * Album of the Year ("Audio Injected Soul") * Live Band of the Year * Music Video of the Year ("Deathbox") * Guitarist of the Year (Mircea Gabriel Eftmie) ...

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IN FLAMES: Live DVD Due In June 2005

Sweden's IN FLAMES are currently working on a DVD, entitled "A Night In Flames", featuring the band on their 2004 world tour. The last stop on the trek is the special IN FLAMES show in London (Carling Apollo Hammersmith) on December 27, whre the group will be joined by LACUNA COIL, CHIMAIRA and CALIBAN. The ...

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ABORTED Are Looking For Pieces Of Hair And Broken-Off Nails

Belgian gory death metallers ABORTED have posted the following message on their web site: "Yup, in order to make a very limited & special edition for the new album 'The Archaic Abattoir', ABORTED is looking for fans to make this one special for the band & themselves! A very limited quantity of the new ABORTED ...

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CHIMAIRA Guitarist To Play Reunion Show With ASCENSION

CHIMAIRA guitarist Matt DeVries will be teaming up with his old bandmates ASCENSION for a reunion show at Peabody's Down Under in Cleveland, Ohio on December 18. Also scheduled to perform are STATE OF CONVICTION (featuring J-Mann, formerly of MUSHROOMHEAD), RINGWORM, SOULLESS and DEAD EVEN. CHIMAIRA recently issued their first DVD, "The Dehumanizing Process", via ...

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HENRY ROLLINS: Taking Time Off Terrifies Me

Punk rocker-turned-actor-turned-commentator Henry Rollins recently spoke to TV Guide about his new IFC series, "Henry's Film Corner", which airs the first Saturday of every month at midnight, and his talk-radio show in L.A. where he rants and raves about current film releases. "I used to park cars, shovel manure, work at lab facilities, ...

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