Review: KORN Play To A Reduced Crowd In Korea

O Youn-hee and Andrew Petty of The Korea Herald reviewed KORN's January 29 concert with the hugely popular local rock artist SEO TAI-JI show at Olympic Park in Seoul, Korea. "Before KORN took the stage, a chunky portion of the audience left — mostly people who had not heard of the American band," they wrote. ...

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All-Star DEATH Tribute To Surface Through MASCOT RECORDS

Former DEATH/TESTAMENT guitarist James Murphy has reportedly secured a deal with Holland's Mascot Records for his upcoming all-star tribute to album being put together in memory of DEATH mainman Chuck Schuldiner. The CD, said to be titled "Within The Mind", is tentatively scheduled to include contributions from SLIPKNOT guitarist Mick Thomson and bassist Paul Gray, ...

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KROKUS Set U.S. Release Date For 'Rock The Block'

Veteran Swiss hard rockers KROKUS have set a June 1 U.S. release date through Reality Entertainment for their latest studio album, "Rock the Block". A long-awaited U.S. "comeback" tour should follow in August. Commented KROKUS singer Marc Storace: "We're hoping to release and tour in the United States this coming summer. It's only natural for ...

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GODHATE Announce Swedish Dates

Swedish death metallers GODHATE (formerly THRONEAEON) have lined up the following dates in March/April: Mar. 27 – Sundsvall, SWE @ Folkets Hus (w/ NAGLFAR, NOCTURNAL RITES) Apr. 24 – Trollhättan, SWE @ Club Extreme As previously reported, GODHATE recently put the release of their self-titled debut "on hold" while they are exploring all available options ...

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EDGUY Line Up TV Appearances

German melodic metallers EDGUY have lined up the following television appearances, according to their official web site: February 7, 2004: "EDGUY to perform at M-Chartshow on PRO 7, 18.00-19.00 CET. EDGUY will perform the song 'King Of Fools'. On this day there will be a SMS-voting via mobile phones and if the guys make it ...

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SKEW SISKIN: More European Tour Dates Announced

Germany's SKEW SISKIN, the high-octane rock 'n' roll band fronted by Nina C. Alice, have announced more dates as part of their upcoming headlining club tour. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Mar. 13 - Andernach JUZ Live Club tbc Mano Mar. 14 – Osnabrueck, GER @ N8 Mar. 15 – Munich, GER @ ...

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WRATH, BLACK WIDOW Confirmed For CLASSIC METAL FEST 4

WRATH and BLACK WIDOW have been confirmed for the Classic Metal Fest 4, set to be held May 13-15 at JJ Kelley's in Bernice Lansing, Illinois. The following is a list of the artists currently scheduled to appear at the event: SOLITUDE AETURNUS HIRAX RAFF DECEASED WRATH ATTACKER WRETCH IMPALER DESTRUCTOR PREMONITION TYRANT'S REIGN IRON ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE: I Asked To Be Released From Talk-Show Contract

A spokesperson for Sharon Osbourne has confirmed to Billboard.com that "The Sharon Osbourne Show", the syndicated daytime talk show hosted by the wife/manager of Ozzy Osbourne, has been cancelled (as first reported here on Jan. 22). Time Warner's Telepictures, the show's producers, denied that the talk show was officially cancelled, although several sources ...

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