TED NUGENT Comments On California Recall Election

Ted Nugent was a guest on MSNBC's "Scarborough Country" on Tuesday (August 12). Asked by guest host Steve Malzberg about the upcoming California recall election of Governor Gray Davis, and his thoughts on Arnold Schwarzenegger's liberal beliefs, which include gun control and pro choice regarding abortion, Nugent said, "That doesn't disturb me, because it's early ...

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ENTOMBED: 'Inferno' Vinyl Edition To Include Bonus Track

The vinyl version of ENTOMBED's latest album, "Inferno", will include a special bonus cut called "When Humanity Is Gone". The 2-LP set is due on August 18 through the band's own Threeman Recordings. Also scheduled to be released on the same day are vinyl version of "Uprising" and "Morning Star". "Inferno" will receive a U.S. ...

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AMORPHIS: Finnish Tour Dates Announced

AMORPHIS have announced the following Finnish dates in September: Sep. 11 - Bar Kino – Pori, FIN Sep. 12 – Pakkahuone - Tampere, FIN Sep. 16 - Hotelli Lappee - Lappeenranta, FIN Sep. 17 – Foxia - Oulu, FIN Sep. 18 – Puijonsarvi - Kuopio, FIN Sep. 19 – Lutakko - Jyväskylä, FIN Sep. 20 ...

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NOCTURNAL RITES To Enter Studio In The Fall

Swedish melodic metallers NOCTURNAL RITES are continuing to write material for the follow-up to 2002's "Shadowland", tentatively due in early 2004 through Century Media Records. "We're getting more and more songs done and finally hearing the new record take shape," bassist Nils Eriksson writes on the band's web site. "In my ears it sounds pretty ...

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ANGRA Bassist Apologizes For RHAPSODY Slam

ANGRA bassist Felipe Andreoli has issued a statement apologizing for his recent comments about Italian melodic metallers RHAPSODY in the pages of the Brazilian magazine Cover Baixo. In the interview, Andreoli and SHAMAN bassist Luis Mariutti implied that RHAPSODY were nothing more than a studio band and accused the Italian act of relying ...

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H.I.M.: Love, Metal And Jägermeister Chess

According to Chessbase.com, Finnish goth metallers H.I.M. got together with members of a local chess club "for an evening of chess (and drinks and stuff)" during their recent stay in Mannheim, Germany. Chaos Mannheim, founded in 1987, calls itself one of the "most serious chess clubs in Baden. They do appear to have a strong ...

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IMAGIKA Split With Singer, Announce Plans To Change Name

San Francisco power/thrash metallers IMAGIKA have parted ways with singer David Michael. According to a post on the band's web site, "David's heart wasn't in it any more so it's time to move on. His reason was lengthy, but the bottom line was he just couldn't bear to continue with IMAGIKA. We will rename the ...

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BAD RELIGION To Tour West Coast In September

Punk rockers BAD RELIGION will embark on short club tour in September focusing primarily on the West Coast. The Southern California-based band are touring in support of their early-2002 release, "The Process of Belief", the group's first since the return of guitarist Brett Gurewitz. The CD also featured the recording debut with the band of ...

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