INTERNAL BLEEDING: 'Onward To Mecca' To Arrive In September

Long-running death metallers INTERNAL BLEEDING have set a September 7 release date through Olympic Recordings for their new album, "Onward to Mecca". The group's first studio release in five years was recorded at Full Force Studios and engineered by Terrance Hobbs (SUFFOCATION). The follow-up to 1999's "Driven To Conquer", which is said to be "sure ...

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DANZIG Set Release Date For 'Circle Of Snakes'

DANZIG have set an August 31 release date through frontman Glenn Danzig's Evilive label (Regain Records in Europe) for their eighth studio album, "Circle of Snakes". A single from the album — containing the title cut, "1000 Devils Reign" and "When We Were Dead" — has just been released to radio. "Circle of Snakes" (view ...

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DARKTHRONE: 'Sardonic Wrath' Track Listing Revealed

Despite DARKTHRONE guitarist/vocalist Nocturno Culto's (a.k.a. Ted Skjellum) previously published claims that the group's new CD would contain nine tracks, the promotional copies of "Sardonic Wrath" that have been distributed to the media include seven tracks with a total running time of 26 minutes and 43 seconds. The follow-up to last year's "Hate Them" will ...

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TOMMY LEE's Celebrity Pull Waning

Billy Masters of the gay gossip web site Filth2go.com witnessed a "Don't You Know Who I Am?" moment involving former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee while in Las Vegas. Billy says, "On the eve of Gay Pride in WeHo, Tommy and friends showed up at Bossa Nova, a little eatery in the heart of the ...

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BLACK SABBATH Get No Respect

J.D. Considine of Canada's The Globe And Mail writes: To be ranked among rock's all-time greatest, you'd have to have changed the course of musical history, invented a genre, or influenced a generation or two of musicians. You'd need to be a household name, have a back catalogue peppered with undisputed classics, and ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Prepare To Begin Recording New CD

SYSTEM OF A DOWN are preparing to enter the studio to begin recording their next album, tentatively due later this year through American/Columbia Records. The as-yet-untitled set will be the follow-up to 2001's "Toxicity", which bowed at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and has sold 3.3 million copies in the United States, according to ...

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KISS Fan Pays $7,000 For PAUL STANLEY Guitar Lesson

KISS frontman Paul Stanley auctioned off a guitar lesson to raise money for the Prostate Cancer Foundation. The lesson went for $7,100, according to KissFanShop.de. All proceeds will benefit the nonprofit foundation, based in Santa Monica, which provides funds for prostate cancer research. ...

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MASSEMORD To Record 'Halloween'-Inspired Song

Norwegian black metal band MASSEMORD have entered the studio to record a song inspired by the "Halloween" movie. "It is [leader] Warmachine's personal tribute to the saga," reads a posting on the band's web site. A title for the track has yet to be decided. As previously reported, MASSEMORD recently spent time in the studio ...

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