STRAPPING YOUNG LAD To Release 'Alien' In March

Maniacal Canadian extremists STRAPPING YOUNG LAD have set "Alien" as the title of their upcoming album, BLABBERMOUTH.NET can reveal. The follow-up to 2003's "SYL" is tentatively scheduled for release in March 2005 via Century Media Records. It took drummer Gene Hoglan (DARK ANGEL, ex-DEATH) only three days in late August to pound through 11 tracks ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: New Album Pushed Back To February

JUDAS PRIEST have once again pushed back the release date of their new studio album — this time to February 1, 2005 (January 31, 2005 internationally) from the previously announced January 4, 2005. The release date was moved at the request of the band's record label, Sony/Epic Records in order "to make sure that we ...

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KATAKLYSM Schedule Dates With MACABRE

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM have scheduled several shows with MACABRE on off dates during the band's tour with CANNIBAL CORPSE and NAPALM DEATH. They are as follows: Nov. 07 - Lo-Fi Cafe - Salt Lake City, UT Nov. 21 – Roanoke - Factory 324 Nov. 26 - Ground Zero - Spartanburg, SC Nov. 27 - ...

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SHARON: 'OZZY Always Misses The Target'

FemaleFirst.co.uk is reporting that Sharon Osbourne has had to have urinals fitted throughout her house — because husband Ozzy keeps peeing on the toilet seat. Sharon had the bathroom fixtures installed at her Buckinghamshire estate in the U.K. after becoming fed up with Ozzy missing the target whenever he used the toilet. She ...

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HEVEIN To Enter Studio In February

Finnish melodic thrashers HEVEIN will enter the studio in February 2005 to record a new single. The recording sessions for the band's new album will commence in the spring. As previously reported, HEVEIN recently inked a deal with Spinefarm Records. The group were signed on the strength of their "Break Out the Hammers" EP, which ...

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HARDCORE SUPERSTAR Schedule Gigs In Sweden, Italy

Swedish sleaze rockers HARDCORE SUPERSTAR will end their self-imposed break by playing several gigs in Sweden and Italy in December. Confirmed dates are as follows: Dec. 11 – Biljarden – Halmstad, SWE Dec. 16 - New Age Club - Roncade (Treviso), ITA Dec. 17 - Rainbow Club – Milan, ITA Dec. 18 - The Field ...

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IRON MAIDEN Confirm First 2005 Live Dates

IRON MAIDEN have confirmed that they will be back on the road touring in Europe next summer with a series of stadium and festival headline shows. The full routing is in the final stages, but the first three shows are announced now as they go on sale very soon. These are the 50,000-capacity Parc Des ...

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GWAR: 'War Party' Title Track Available For Download

A brand new GWAR track, entitled "War Party", can be downloaded from the group's official web site. "War Party" is the title track to the group's new album, due release on October 26 through DRT Entertainment. The long-awaited follow-up to 2001's "Violence Has Arrived" was recorded at Wreckroom Studios in Richmond, Va. and ...

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