Report: Florida Newspaper Feels The Wrath Of RUSH Fans

Phil Lewis of Florida's Naples Daily News is reporting that John Henderson, the reporter handling the newspaper's police beat New Year's Day, was roundly criticized via e-mail for taking the address of RUSH guitarist Alex Lifeson's North Naples condominium from booking sheets and including it in the story about Lifeson's arrest following a ...

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STRATOVARIUS Leader TIMO TOLKKI: 'My Life Has Been Threatened'

A brand-new interview with STRATOVARIUS members Timo Tolkki (guitars), Jari Kainulainen (bass), and the group's latest addition, vocalist "Miss K" (a.k.a. Katriina Wiiala), has been posted online at the band's official web site. The following are a few select excerpts from that interview: Question: The new line up was announced on Thursday (Jan 15). It's ...

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MINISTRY In The Studio: Video Available

A Quicktime video of MINISTRY in the studio recording the follow-up to 2003's "Animositisomina", entitled "Houses of the Molé", is available for download from this location (file size approx. 18 MB). As previously reported, "Houses of the Molé" is tentatively scheduled for release in the spring through Sanctuary Records. MINISTRY frontman Al Jourgensen ...

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DISILLUSION To Headline Germany's METAL FORCES Festival

Leipzig, Germany-based metallers DISILLUSION will headline the seventh edition of the Metal Forces festival, set to be held May 22 at SAK in Burghof Lörrach, Germany. Also scheduled to appear are ABADDON (symphonic black metal), BY BRUTE FORCE (death metal), and DEAMOGORGON (thrash metal). A flyer for the festival can be viewed at

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Frontman Produces Southern Rockers SOL FIYA

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY/DOWN guitarist Pepper Keenan has produced the debut CD from Southern rock band SOL FIYA. Titled "Heaven She Rides", the album's sound was recently described by The Times-Picayune music writer Keith Spera as akin to "DR. JOHN fronting the ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND." "One of my problems with New Orleans bands is that all ...

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CRASH: New Single Posted Online

South Korea's top-selling metal band CRASH have posted two songs from their latest single online in Windows Media format. Check them out: 01. Whirlwind Struggle (Windows Media) 02. Dignity (Windows Media) Both songs are taken from CRASH's fifth studio album, "The Massive Crush", which "sees the band continuing their mix of ...

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