MARILYN MANSON's Outrageous Rider Demands

The Mirror reports Marilyn Manson is a diva at heart with outrageous riders sent to anybody granted an interview during his current U.K. publicity tour. The rocker wants every room he enters be chilled to a deathly freeze with air-conditioning on full, a never-ending supply of Coca Cola and a bottomless bucket of ice. "There ...

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MURDERDOLLS Announce Final U.S. Gigs Of The Year!

MURDERDOLLS, the new band featuring SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison on guitar, singer Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13), ex-DOPE guitarist Acey Slade, bassist Erik Griffin, and drummer Ben Graves, have announced their last U.S. shows of the year. They are as follows: May 19 – Hollywood, CA ...

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LIMP BIZKIT: New Album Delayed Until September

LIMP BIZKIT have pushed back the projected release date of their new album to September. "Now there will be no more fuckin' around!!" LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst wrote on the band's official web site. "We are in the vocal stage on the new shit!! We will have a single out before the Summer Sanitarium ...

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DEFTONES Singer: 'JACK OSBOURNE Seems Like A Nice Kid'

DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno has rushed to Jack Osbourne's defense, calling him a "nice kid" and labelling Hollywood "weird". Ozzy Osbourne's 17-year-old son recently checked into the Las Encinas detox hospital in Pasadena, California after admitting he got "caught up" in a "drugs and alcohol" lifestyle. Jack also recently admitted the celebrity he had acquired ...

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WHITESNAKE Frontman Defends Decision To Join ROCK NEVER STOPS Tour

WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale has addressed fan concerns over the group's decision to embark on this summer's Rock Never Stops 2003 package tour alongside WARRANT, SLAUGHTER and KIP WINGER. The trek, which will reportedly feature WHITESNAKE in the headlining slot, is tentatively set to kick off on July 18. In a posting to WHITESNAKE's official ...

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SKIN: Photos From Liverpool Gig Posted Online

Former SKUNK ANANSIE frontwoman Skin played Academy 2 in Liverpool. England on Saturday, May 3. Click here to check out the photos. Skin's debut solo album, "Fleshwounds", is due on June 9 through EMI Records. "Fleshwounds" was recorded in two bursts — first in 2001, in Belgium, with producer David Kosten, and then ...

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FIREBIRD To Support FU MANCHU In Europe

Britain's FIREBIRD, the band led by former CARCASS/NAPALM DEATH guitarist Bill Steer, will support FU MANCHU on their upcoming European tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 06 – Manchester, UK - Academy 2 Jun. 07 – Dublin, IRL - The Village Jun. 08 – Belfast, IRL - Limelight Jun. 09 – Glasgow, SCO - ...

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EXCITER To Re-Record Classics For Upcoming 'Best Of' Compilation

Canadian thrash pioneers EXCITER will enter the studio next month to re-record 16 of their "best" songs for an upcoming "Best Of" album, tentatively due before the end of the year. The group, who were recently rejoined by frontman Jacques Belanger, will re-record material from the following albums: "Heavy Metal Maniac", "Violence and Force", "Long ...

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HENRY ROLLINS: I'm Losing Sleep Over War In Iraq

Punk rock icon Henry Rollins recently spoke to Australia's Beat magazine about the war in Iraq. "It's a whole new thing," Rollins said. "I really wonder about that guy [George Bush]. In fact now I'm losing sleep over it. I'm serious — I'm actually losing sleep. What worries me is that there's a lot more ...

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