MARILYN MANSON Catches Throat Virus, Postpones Italian Concert

MARILYN MANSON's Saturday (June 7) concert at Milan's Mazda Palace as part of the Gods Of Metal festival (under the "A Day At the Border" banner) was postponed to June 22 after the singer caught an unexpected throat virus. Ironically, Manson's appearance in Italy was mired in controversy during the past few weeks, with various ...

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RAMMSTEIN Get 'Calm' In Russian

RAMMSTEIN vocalist Till Lindemann and guitarist Richard Kruspe have reportedly collaborated on cover of the track "Shtil" ("Calm") by the Russian band ARIA. The song, which is sung in Russian, was recently broadcast on Russian radio and a 40-second sample was posted online at this location. No further information about the recording is ...

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SKID ROW: New Album Delayed

SKID ROW have been forced to delay the release of their new album, "Thickskin", to August 5. "Seems that this delay is thanks to distributor ADA wanting to properly get the disc in stores," reads a posting on the unofficial SKID ROW web site SkidRow.net. "The guys aren't too happy about it because ...

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SKINLAB Announce West Coast Tour Dates

San Francisco Bay Area metallers SKINLAB have lined up the following dates during August: Aug. 21 - The Annex – Eugene, OR* Aug. 22 - Ash Street – Portland, OR Aug. 23 – TBA – Seattle, WA Aug. 24 - Fat Tuesdays – Spokane, WA *w/ NORTHWEST ROYALE, DFIVE9 As previously reported, SKINLAB will issue ...

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SUPERJOINT RITUAL: New Song Posted Online

A brand new SUPERJOINT RITUAL track, titled "Waiting For The Turning Point", is available for download at this location. "Waiting For The Turning Point" comes off the group's sophomore effort, "A Lethal Dose Of American Hatred", due on July 22 through Sanctuary Records. SUPERJOINT RITUAL, who are fronted by PANTERA singer Philip Anselmo, ...

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SLAYER Add Second London Show

SLAYER have added a second London show to their upcoming European itinerary. They will now be playing at the Astoria on July 8 and 9. Support comes from Canadians 3 INCHES OF BLOOD. Upcoming SLAYER tour dates: Jul. 05 – Belfort, FRA @ Belfort International Jul. 06 – Leipzig, GER @ With Full Force Festival ...

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SEVENTH ONE Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish power metallers SEVENTH ONE are the latest band to have been officially confirmed for this year's installment of Wacken Open Air festival. The event, which is scheduled to take place Jul. 31-Aug. 2, 2003 in Wacken, Germany, will include performances from the following artists (in alphabetical order): ANCIENT RITES ANNIHILATOR ASSASSIN CARPATHIAN FOREST CIRCLE ...

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