SEPULTURA Confirmed For U.K.'s DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL

Brazilian metallers SEPULTURA are the latest act to have been confirmed for the U.K.'s Download Festival, set to take place May 31-June 1 at Donington Park. Download Festival will highlight the best rock talent in the world today with more than fifty bands performing over two days on three stages. Other bands scheduled to appear ...

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KID ROCK, SLASH Jam On 'Sweet Home Alabama' At Barnstable Brown Gala

Kid Rock, former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash and country crooner Travis Tritt rocked the house with a version of "Sweet Home Alabama" at the Barnstable Brown Gala at this year's Kentucky Derby in Louisville, Kentucky. The Barnstable Brown Gala, known as one of Louisville's most glamorous fund-raising events, benefits diabetes research at the universities ...

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MARILYN MANSON To Perform 'mOBSCENE' On 'David Letterman'

MARILYN MANSON will perform their latest single, "mOBSCENE", on "The Late Show With David Letterman" on Thursday, May 8. "mOBSCENE" comes off the group's new CD, "The Golden Age Of Grotesque", due on May 13 through Nothing/Interscope Records. In other news, a preview of the short film "Doppleherz", written and directed by Manson, has been ...

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Former Members Of FROZEN EYES, B-THONG Join Forces In RAM

Former FROZEN EYES bassist Leif Larsson and ex-B-THONG drummer Morgan Pettersson have teamed up in a brand new Gothenburg, Sweden-based band called RAM. The group, whose lineup is completed by Harry Granroth (guitar), Daniel Johansson (guitar), and Oscar Carlquist (vocals), describe their sound as "a blend of JUDAS PRIEST, BLACK SABBATH and IRON MAIDEN, but ...

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APARTMENT 26 Begin Mixing Sophomore CD

APARTMENT 26 — the group fronted by Biff Butler, son of BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler — have entered a Los Angeles studio with Chris Lord-Alge (TINA TURNER, KEITH RICHARDS, WARREN ZEVON, THE REPLACEMENTS) to begin mixing their sophomore full-length album, "Music For The Massive", due in September through Atlantic Records. The CD, which was ...

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