QUEENSRŸCHE Confirm European Tour Dates

QUEENSRŸCHE have confirmed the following European dates: Jun. 09 - Rock City – Nottingham, UK Jun. 10 - Astoria Theater – London, UK Jun. 13 - Arrow Rock Festival – Lichtenvoorde, NETH Jun. 15 - Bang Your Festival – Balingen, GER Jun. 16 - Petofi Hall – Budapest, HUN QUEENSRŸCHE's last studio album, "Tribe", was ...

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EUROPE: New Album, Live Shows On The Way

Reunited Swedish hard rockers EUROPE have posted the following message on their official web site: "Hello everyone! We are currently writing new songs and it's beginning to sound really good, and we have found a producer we like. The new record will be recorded in the beginning of next year. Can't wait for you to ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist Offers Free Download

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Buckethead has posted a free, Internet-only track, titled "Nottingham Lace", at this location. In other news, pre-orders are currently being taken for the new album from CORNBUGS, Buckethead's collaboration with vocalist Choptop (a.k.a. Bill Moseley, "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2", "House Of 1000 Corpses"). The CD, titled "Brain Circus", ...

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KING DIAMOND Members Jam With Swedish Tribute Band

The entire KING DIAMOND band minus its singer and namesake joined the Swedish KING DIAMOND tribute act KUNG DIAMANT (featuring members of TON OF BRICKS, RELEVANT FEW, SABOTAGE and others) for a couple of tunes during their set on Saturday, December 13 at Pianobaren in Trollhättan, Sweden. A bunch of photos of drummer Matt Thompson, ...

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IMPALED NAZARENE/THE LEGION Tour: More Details Revealed

Finland's IMPALED NAZARENE will be teaming up with Swedish black/death metallers THE LEGION for a European tour beginning on February 26 and running through March 7. Exact cities and dates will be announced shortly. As previously reported, IMPALED NAZARENE are currently filming a promotional video for the track "Armageddon Death Squad". "Armageddon Death Squad" (

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OZZY: I Am Iron Man

OZZY OSBOURNE is to have a 7-inch steel plate fitted to the back of his neck, it was revealed Monday (Dec. 15), according to Mirror.co.uk. Surgeons will perform the delicate operation as soon as the former BLACK SABBATH frontman is strong enough. It is understood they will insert the plate and take bone grafts from ...

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KORN: 'Live At CBGB's' To Premiere On MTV2

A television special recorded during KORN's unannounced Nov. 24 concert at New York's legendary CBGB punk club will premiere Tuesday (Dec. 16) on MTV2 at 9:00 p.m. ET. "Korn: Live at CBGB's" will feature frontman Jonathan Davis & Co. playing "Take a Look in the Mirror" tunes like "Right Now" and "Did My Time", plus ...

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KING DIAMOND: Live Album To Surface Next Year

KING DIAMOND recorded several shows during their recent U.S. tour and are currently in Sweden at guitarist Andy LaRocque's studio (Los Angered) outside Gothenburg listening to the tracks and deciding what to use towards a possible live CD. "[The recordings] sound great and a live album should be finished next year," drummer Matt Thompson said ...

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IRON MAIDEN Singer To Begin Work On New Solo Album

IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson will get together with guitarist Roy Z in January/February 2004 for a songwriting session for a possible new Dickinson solo album, the singer revealed (Windows Media) during a Dec. 2 signing session aboard a specially chartered Dublin-London flight filled with MAIDEN fans. Dickinson's last solo album, "The Chemical ...

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SHARON: OZZY Will Take Six Months To Recover

Ozzy Osbourne will take six months to recover from his quad bike crash injuries, his wife Sharon said Tuesday (Dec. 16), according to Scotsman.com. Ozzy is said to be breathing unaided and joking with nurses — even asking two of them to marry him. But in an interview with Lorraine Kelly on GMTV, Sharon said ...

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