KROKUS: First Tour Dates Of 2004 Announced

Veteran Swiss hard rockers KROKUS have lined up the following tour dates in February/March: Feb. 25 – Vienna, AUT - Planet Music Feb. 26 – Augsburg, GER - Spectrum Feb. 27 - Worms, GER - Krone Feb. 28 - Wuppertal, GER - Live Club Feb. 29 - Osnabrueck, GER - Hyde Park Mar. 04 – ...

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LIMP BIZKIT: String Quartet Tribute Due In January

A string quartet tribute to LIMP BIZKIT, titled "Break Stuff", is scheduled for release on January 27, 2004 through TMRPro.com. Pre-orders are now being taken and usually ship about three weeks prior to release, according to the web site. The complete track listing for "Break Stuff" is as follows: 01. Rollin' 02. My Way 03. ...

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ROTTWEILLER Acquire New Singer, Head Back Into The Studio

Seattle-based metallers ROTTWEILLER have replaced singer Ronny Munroe (METAL CHURCH) with former ALCHEMY X vocalist Martin Morin. The band will head into the studio in less than two weeks to record 13 songs of "intense and driving power," according to an official press release. "Martin's intense power and screams will definitely satisfy the most hardcore ...

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SUNRIDE: European Tour Dates Announced

Finland's SUNRIDE have lined up the following dates in early 2004: Jan. 09 – Semifinal - Helsinki, FIN Jan. 17 – Lutakko - Jyväskylä, FIN (w/ DISFEAR) Feb. 05 - Eldorado/Alcazar - Stockholm, SWE w/ GOOD WITCH OF THE SOUTH: Feb. 06 – Westwerk - Osnabrück, GER Feb. 07 - White Pig - Bad Frankenhausen, ...

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OZZY's Son To Marry Irish Fiancée Today

Louis Osbourne, Ozzy's son from his first marriage, is due to marry his Irish fiancée, Louise Lennon, in Co Offaly, the Republic of Ireland, today. Around 160 guests are expected to attend the ceremony at the St Flannan's Church and the reception at Kinnity Castle in Birr. Ozzy Osbourne himself will not be there as ...

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Update: Ex-MEAT PUPPETS Bassist Makes Court Appearance

Ex-MEAT PUPPETS bassist Cris Kirkwood made his initial appearance in federal court on Tuesday (Dec. 30) in a wheelchair and hospital gown, grimacing alternately from pain and exasperation, according to the Arizona Republic. His federal public defender, Jane McClellan, said he would spend the night at a federal detention facility in Florence, despite his gunshot ...

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Ex-MEAT PUPPETS Bassist Arrested On Assault Charge

Former MEAT PUPPETS bassist Cris Kirkwood was arrested by federal officials Tuesday morning (Dec. 30), five days after being shot in the stomach by a post office security guard, according to RollingStone.com. Kirkwood, 43, was arrested as he left Arizona's Good Samaritan Hospital, where he was taken after he was shot by a ...

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THEATRE OF TRAGEDY: New Singer Found?

Norway's THEATRE OF TRAGEDY have posted several photos taken during a recent rehearsal session with an as-yet-unidentified female singer who may — or may not — end up becoming the official replacement for departed vocalist Liv Kristine. Check them out here. As previously reported, Kristine issued a statement in late August ...

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