EUROPE Guitarist JOHN NORUM To Release New Solo Album In January

EUROPE guitarist John Norum will be releasing his new solo album in January 2005. Norum's last solo CD, "Slipped Into Tomorrow", was released in 1999. As previously reported, EUROPE have inked a deal with Sanctuary Records. The group's new studio album, "Start From the Dark", is scheduled for release on September 27 through T&T/Sanctuary. The ...

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PAPA ROACH Singer Becomes Father Again

Congratulations are in order for PAPA ROACH singer Jacoby Shaddix, whose wife gave birth to their second child on Monday (September 13) in Sacramento, California. Jagger Shaddix is the couple's second son, and joins two-year-old Mikale in the Shaddix family. No other information was immediately available. PAPA ROACH's third major label album, entitled "Getting Away ...

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NEGATIVE Top Finnish Album Chart

Finland's hard/glam rockers NEGATIVE have topped the Finnish album chart with their sophomore release, "Sweet & Deceitful". View the whole chart here. The follow-up to 2003's gold-certified (in Finland) "War of Love" features a guest appearance by SENTENCED/POISONBLACK frontman Ville Laihiala. Speaking to the Finnish newspaper Iltalehti this past spring, Laihiala defended the ...

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ANTHRAX Change Title Of Upcoming CD

ANTHRAX have changed the title of their upcoming collection of Joey Belladonna/Neil Turbin-era songs performed by the band's current lineup to "The Greater of Two Evils" from the previously announced "Metallum Maximum Aeturnum". "What, no one speaks Latin any more?" ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian joked in a posting on the band's official web site. With ...

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LULLACRY Enter Studio To Record New Album

Finland's LULLACRY entered Finnvox studios in Helsinki Wednesday (Sept. 15) to begin recording the follow-up to 2003's "Crucify My Heart", tentatively due in early 2005 through Spinefarm Records in Finland and Century Media Records in other parts of the world. "We have already the first eight drum tracks ready!" guitarist Sami Vauhkonen revealed in a ...

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