ANDREW W.K. Apologizes For Remarks About DROWNING POOL Singer

ANDREW W.K. has issued a public apology for his previous remarks in regards to the untimely passing of DROWNING POOL frontman Dave Williams in which he implied that the singer's death was drug-related. Here is Andrew's statement in its entirety: "To those it may concern: Hello, this is Andrew W.K. writing in regards to Dave ...

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The OSBOURNES Film Early Cancer Detection Public-Service Announcement

Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne are filming a public-service announcement for early cancer detection, and it's going to be hilarious, according to Star magazine. The ad features the whole family, with Sharon, who is battling the disease, talking about her medical experience. Suddenly, Ozzy butts in and gives HIS opinion. "Don't be a fucking fool," he ...

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DEF LEPPARD To Perform At NASCAR Race

DEF LEPPARD will be performing at the second-to-last NASCAR race of the season at the Winston Cup Championship Series, taking place at the Phoenix International Raceway on November 10. The band's performance will take place at noon and will include three songs. The race will be broadcast on television by NBC, with one track airing ...

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SEPULTURA Join SPV Family

As first reported here back in early July, SEPULTURA have now officially signed a European record deal with SPV/Steamhammer Records. The group's first release for the label will be an EP of cover songs, titled "Revolusongs", due before the end of the year. "SPV is excited about their latest signing, and welcomes SEPULTURA ...

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L.A. GUNS Drop Off ALICE COOPER Tour, Launch Internal War Of Words

L.A. GUNS have dropped off their previously-announced European tour with ALICE COOPER and have made their internal squabbles public, with guitarist Tracii Guns being pitted against the rest of the band in an ugly war of words that is almost certain to result in an extended break from all recording and touring activities. L.A. GUNS ...

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MINISTRY To Issue 'Animositisomina' In February

MINISTRY are scheduled to release their brand new album, "Animositisomina", on February 4, 2003 through Sanctuary Records. Widely reported to be the group's "fastest and heaviest" offering since 1992's "Psalm 69: The Way to Succeed and the Way to Suck Eggs", the album is expected to include such cuts as "The Light Pours Out" (MAGAZINE ...

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BLAZING SKIES Announce Swedish Gig, Await Album Release

Sweden's BLAZING SKIES will be performing at Club Monster in Gävle on November 1. Also set to appear are THEORY IN PRACTICE and RECLUSION. BLAZING SKIES' long-completed debut album, titled "Void Of Chaos", is tentatively scheduled to be released through Plasmatica Records later in the year. Recorded at Bollnäs' Sound Creation Studios (LEFAY, TAD MOROSE, ...

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