DREAM THEATER Singer Guests On FRAMESHIFT CD

The new label Progrock Records is releasing a special album by FRAMESHIFT on November 25, 2003, titled "Unweaving the Rainbow", based on evolution-themed books by Richard Dawkins. The album was written and produced by Henning Pauly of CHAIN as a vehicle for vocalist James LaBrie of the highly revered progressive metal band DREAM THEATER. FRAMESHIFT, ...

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OZZY, KELLY's 'Changes' Video Posted Online

The video for Ozzy Osbourne and daughter Kelly's rendition of BLACK SABBATH's "Changes" has been posted online at this location. The song, the original version of which appeared on BLACK SABBATH's 1972 album, "Black Sabbath, Vol. 4", is included on the reissued edition of Kelly Osbourne's 2002 debut, "Shut Up" (re-titled "Changes"), which ...

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Report: Death Metal Comes Alive

Sean Piccoli of Sun-Sentinel.com reports that Brian Woody was by his own account a kid in a foul mood — an uprooted child of divorce living with his mother and sharing a bedroom with his brother. One day in those cramped environs he noticed a cassette tape lying on his brother's bed. He put it ...

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AFTER FOREVER Enter Dutch Album Chart At No. 56

AFTER FOREVER's recently issued mini-CD, "Exordium", has entered the official Dutch Album chart at position No. 56. Check out the entire chart here. As previously reported, "Exordium" — which contains four originals and two covers — was recorded at Excess studios in Rotterdam, Holland with producers Hans Pieters and Dennis Leidelmeijer. The Dutch ...

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DIMEBAG DARRELL: 'PANTERA Is Officially Over'

Former PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell recently spoke to the U.K.'s Rock Sound magazine about the current status of the band that is widely considered to be one of the most influential American metal acts of the '90s. When asked point-blank if PANTERA is officially over, Dimebag said, "Oh yeah, it's been officially over since our ...

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SLAYER: 'Apocalypse' Packaging Previewed

SLAYER fan site SlayerSaves.com has posted a "sneak peek" at the packaging for the group's "Soundtrack To The Apocalypse" box set, which is set to be officially released tomorrow (Nov. 25) through American Recordings/Ume. Check it out here. As previously reported, "Soundtrack To The Apocalypse" includes tracks spanning every SLAYER album since 1986, ...

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