Former DEATH Guitarist Joins ICED EARTH

Former DEATH touring guitarist and current MILLENIUM axeman Ralph Santolla has officially joined ICED EARTH as the group's second guitarist. Santolla replaces Larry Tarnowski, who left the group earlier in the year in order to continue his studies. Santolla reportedly plans to keep working on new MILLENIUM material and has recently welcomed singer Todd Plant ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: New Live Album On The Way?

OZZY OSBOURNE announced from the stage during his headlining performance at Winnipeg Arena in Winnipeg Sunday night (June 8) that the show was being recorded for an upcoming live album. No further information is available at this time. In other news, The Enquirer recently caught up with Ozzy after he sprinted like a pro for ...

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Former ANTHRAX Singer Jams With THE RHYTHM JUNKIES

Former ANTHRAX frontman Neil Turbin sang three sets with THE RHYTHM JUNKIES on Sunday Afternoon (June 8) at Starboard Attitude on the Redondo Beach Pier in California. THE RHYTHM JUNKIES, who perform mostly heavy rock and blues, consist of Mitch Perry (MSG, EDGAR WINTER, TALAS), Sean McNabb (QUIET RIOT, BADD BOYZ, GREAT WHITE), Ray Hernandez ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER Forms New Band

Legendary guitarist Michael Schenker (MSG, UFO, THE SCORPIONS) has reportedly teamed up with vocalist/guitarist Amy Schugar in a new project, tentatively dubbed THE SCHUGAR/SCHENKER BAND. The group, which is currently in the studio recording demos, is rounded out by Matt Indes (drums), Mark Lehman (bass), and Fred Robinson (guitar). MSG (MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP)'s new album, ...

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KORN To Contribute New Song To 'Tomb Raider' Soundtrack

A brand new KORN track, titled "Did My Time", will reportedly appear on the soundtrack to the upcoming "Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle Of Life" movie. A video for the song is expected to be filmed shortly with director Dave Meyers, who has previously worked with KID ROCK, PAPA ROACH, JANET JACKSON and DAVE ...

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ROCK NEVER STOPS 2003: First Dates Released

The first dates have been leaked for the forthcoming Rock Never Stops 2003 tour, featuring WHITESNAKE, WARRANT, WINGER and SLAUGHTER. They are as follows: Jul. 11 - Verizon Wireless Arena – Manchester, NH Jul. 15 - Post Gazette Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA Jul. 18 - Marcus Amphitheater – Milwaukee, WI Aug. 01 - Sunken Gardens ...

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NY Newsday: 'THE OSBOURNES' Not So Bleepin' Funny

Diane Werts of New York Newsday had a chance to preview the first episode of the new season of "The Osbournes" and appeared largely unimpressed with what she saw. "['The Osbournes'] third 'reality' season begins with a half hour that's initially sad (Ozzy asking for ever more 'nitrous' at the dentist), then tedious (do we ...

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GENE SIMMONS Says He Is A Big Fan Of 'THE OSBOURNES'

KISS basist/vocalist Gene Simmons recently told Launch that he is a big fan of "The Osbournes" and is very much looking forward to checking out the reality TV show's upcoming season. "The music world is so full of boring people, it's great to see somebody who's interesting, at the very least, whether you're a fan ...

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LINKIN PARK Singer Released From Hospital

LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington was released from a Los Angeles hospital Monday (June 9), according to MTV.com. Bennington had checked into the facility on May 30 complaining of intense chest and stomach pains. Doctors determined that either a parasite or an intestinal disorder was likely responsible for the ailment. LINKIN PARK emcee/vocalist Mike Shinoda ...

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