SONATA ARCTICA To Support IRON MAIDEN In Japan

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA will support ARCH ENEMY and IRON MAIDEN at two dates on their upcoming Japanese tour: Osaka on February 7 and Tokyo on February 8. SONATA ARCTICA are currently working on the material for the follow-up to this year's "Winterheart's Guild", due out before the end of the summer. ...

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METALLICA Confirmed For Portugal's ROCK IN RIO Festival

METALLICA have been confirmed to perform at the Rock in Rio-Lisbon festival in Lisbon, Portugal on June 4, the third night of the five-day event. Also scheduled to appear at the event are GUNS N' ROSES, who will top the bill on May 30. The following are the currently confirmed dates for METALLICA's spring 2004 ...

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OZZY's Daughter: MTV Have Made My Father A Laughing Stock

TeenMusic.com reports that Ozzy Osbourne's eldest daughter Aimee has slammed the producers of her family's reality MTV series — claiming they have turned her father into "a laughing stock". The 20-year-old is furious that her mother Sharon and siblings Kelly and Jack agreed to take part in the fly-on-the-wall show because she predicted that it ...

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LIFE OF AGONY, FLAW To Kick Off U.S. Tour In January

Reunited New York metallers LIFE OF AGONY are currently preparing for their upcoming U.S. tour, which is scheduled to begin in January. Direct support at all dates will come from FLAW. LIFE OF AGONY/FLAW tour dates: Jan. 20 - Northern Lights - Albany, NY Jan. 21 - Trocadero - Philadelphia, PA Jan. 23 - Palladium ...

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DARK FUNERAL Sign With REGAIN, Live Album Due In March

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL have signed with Regain Records following their split with MNW/No Fashion Records earlier in the year. The group's first release for Regain will be their as-yet-untitled live album recorded on their recent South American tour, due on March 29. The complete track listing for the album is as follows: 01. ...

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WARRANT Announce Headlining Dates

'80s hard rockers WARRANT will be spreading "holiday cheer" as they perform their last shows for 2003. Confirmed dates are as follows: Dec. 18 - The Rock Night Club - Maplewood, MN Dec. 20 - The Brat Stop - Kenosha, WI (w/ GREAT WHITE) Dec. 21 - Hayloft Liquor Stand - Mt. Clemens, MI More ...

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VAN HALEN: HAGAR Reunion Update

The Van Halen Mailing List (www.van-halen.org) has issued the following update regarding the recent rumors of a possible VAN HALEN reunion with former singer Sammy Hagar: "As with all VAN HALEN rumors, this needs to be taken with a grain of salt, but the following has been confirmed by a fairly reliable source ...

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