Original SAXON Members Comment On Settlement In Name Dispute

Original SAXON members Graham Oliver and Steve Dawson, who have spent the past few years battling with Biff Byford and Paul Quinn over the group's name, have commented on the settlement recently reached between the members of the original band SAXON over the usage of the name and logos belonging to the original partnership. OLIVER/DAWSON ...

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JASON NEWSTED Teaches Kids How To Rock

Former METALLICA and current VOIVOD bassist Jason Newsted was among the special guest teachers who came to San Francisco's Spring Valley Elementary school Tuesday (October 21) to share their knowledge and excitement about music to kids, according to KPIX.com. Popular music is a regular part of Ms. Chinn-Smoot's classes of 8, 9, 10, and 11-year-olds ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Name New Album

Long-running death metallers CANNIBAL CORPSE have set "The Wretched Spawn" as the title for their forthcoming album, due in February through Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Gore Obsessed" is currently being recorded at Sonic Ranch studios in Tornillo, Texas with producer Neil Kernon (NEVERMORE, JUDAS PRIEST). The complete track listing for "The Wretched ...

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IRON MAIDEN Rock AOL

Jonny Evans of Macworld U.K. reports that IRON MAIDEN chose to use AOL — an ISP with a global reach — when they were touring. AOL's service seemed a simple-to-implement, cost-effective communications choice for a band on a world tour. "We have travelled across the world promoting our new album," explained IRON MAIDEN's chief technician, ...

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AC/DC Return To Their Roots

Australian Associated Press reports that when AC/DC played at the Hammersmith Odeon in London on their first tour outside Australia in 1976, lead singer Bon Scott took the train to the gig and had to buy a ticket to get into the venue after he couldn't get past bouncers. But when AC/DC on Tuesday night ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE To Appear On 'The Weakest Link'?

Sky News reports that Ozzy Osbourne has revealed that he wished he had accepted the chance to appear on "The Weakest Link". Anne Robinson took the show to the States and did a run over there. Ozzy said: "I did get an offer but I could not decide if she would just make a fool ...

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