AFTER FOREVER Name New Album

Dutch gothic/atmospheric doom metal group AFTER FOREVER have set "Invisible Circles" as the title for their new full-length album, due in late March through Transmission Records. The group's recently released EP, "Exordium", entered the Dutch Album chart at position No. 56 and has since dropped down to No. 74 (view the whole chart

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DIABLO Enter Finnish Single Chart At No. 3!

DIABLO's new single, "Read My Scars", has entered the official Finnish single chart at position No. 3 (view the whole chart here). "Read My Scars" comes off the Finnish aggro-metallers' third album, "Eternium", due on January 16 through Gaga Goodies/Poko Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Renaissance" was recorded at Fantom studios and is ...

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IN FLAMES Confirmed For Sweden's POPSTAD Festival

Sweden's IN FLAMES have been confirmed for the P3 Popstad 2004 festival in Jönköping (Sweden). IN FLAMES will play at Teaterladan on Friday, February 13, 2004. Other bands scheduled to appear at the festival include NASUM, ENTOMBED and BACKYARD BABIES. The Swedish national radio station P3 will broadcast many of the performances live during the ...

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DEEP PURPLE, THIN LIZZY To Tour North America

DEEP PURPLE and THIN LIZZY will reportedly be teaming for a North American tour beginning in February. The trek will run for about six weeks, and will hit theaters and small arenas, with tickets scheduled to go on sale December 13. Tentative dates so far include: Feb. 20 - Galveston, MI @ TBA Feb. 21 ...

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ANDREW W.K. To Host His Own MTV2 Show

ANDREW W.K. has been asked by MTV2 to host his own show. According to the singer, "Originally I had so many ideas and plans that I could barely think. I mean, my own TV show? I can do anything I want! WOW! At first I wanted to do something really planned out — something more ...

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VELVET REVOLVER Guitarist Ties The Knot

Congratulations are in order for VELVET REVOLVER guitarist David Kushner, who married his girlfriend Christine on Saturday, December 6 in California. Kushner's bandmate Slash (formerly of GUNS N' ROSES) reportedly missed the ceremony because his son London's babysitter showed up too late. VELVET REVOLVER, who are rounded out by ex-STONE TEMPLE PILOTS vocalist Scott Weiland ...

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USURPER Split With Singer, Vow To Carry On

Chicago death/thrash lords USURPER have officially parted ways with vocalist General Diabolical Slaughter. However, the band, who have no intentions of breaking up, will still go ahead with their previously announced performance at the "Holidays Of Horror Six" Festival (with the help of a "special guest vocals) on December 26, according to a posting on ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE Talks About The RANDY RHOADS Sexual Encounter

Sharon Osbourne appeared on the "Howard Stern Show" on Friday (December 5) to discuss her family's upcoming book, "Ordinary People: Our Story", and the recent revelation that she cheated on Ozzy in 1980 with his then-guitarist Randy Rhoads. According to a synopsis of Friday's show (as reported by MarksFriggin.com), "Howard asked Sharon Osbourne about the ...

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