VIGGO MORTENSEN's CD Featuring BUCKETHEAD To Surface In December

Viggo Mortensen's upcoming album, "Pandemoniumfromamerica", featuring contributions from GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Buckethead, will be released through the "Lord of the Rings" actor's media company, Perceval Press, on December 5. The CD, which will be available in a limited run of several thousand copies, will drop two weeks before the final installment in the "Rings" ...

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CONTROL DENIED: Unfinished Album To See Light Of Day

Holland's Hammerheart Records have announced plans to release the unfinished sophomore album from CONTROL DENIED over the objections of Jane Schuldiner, mother of late CONTROL DENIED/DEATH frontman Chuck Schuldiner. Chuck, who passed away in December 2001 after a battle with pontine glioma, a rare type of brain tumor, began work on the album (tentatively titled ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE Named U.K.'s 'Most Amazing Woman' In Online Poll

Sharon Osbourne has been named the U.K.'s most amazing woman of 2003 in an online poll. Osbourne, who is married to and manages Ozzy Osbourne, came out on top against competition from women such as athlete Paula Radcliffe and singer Dido. The 50-year-old, known for her appearances in the reality television show "The Osbournes", took ...

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EDGUY: Swedish Dates Announced

German melodic metallers EDGUY have lined up the first three Swedish dates in support of their upcoming "Hellfire Club" CD, due on March 15, 2004 through Nuclear Blast Records. The details are as follows: May 06 – Göteborg, SWE - Kåren May 08 – Stockholm, SWE - Arenan May 09 – Umeå, SWE - Umeå ...

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ILLNATH Part Ways With Drummer

Danish melodic black metal band ILLNATH have parted ways with drummer Benjamin Johannesen shortly after the completion of the group's European tour with KONKHRA and CORPUS MORTALE. "However, as far as we can tell he is not entirely out of the music business," the band write on their web site. "You might well find him ...

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VADER Set Working Title For New Album

Polish death metallers VADER have set "Spiritual Disease" as the working title for their sixth full-length album, tentatively due in May/June through Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Revelations" will be recorded in February 2004 at PR Studio in Gdañsk with producer Piotr Lukaszewski and will mark the group's final release for Metal Blade ...

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