THE WILDHEARTS Frontman Explains Tour Cancellation

THE WILDHEARTS frontman Ginger has issued the following statement regarding his recently cancelled acoustic tour: "Dear all, the reason for cancellation of the acoustic tour is that I have broken my hand. Bollocks, 'n' all that, but the tickets will still be valid for the rescheduled dates. Sorry to anyone that has arranged travel for ...

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KATAKLYSM Singer Checks In With Album, Tour Update

Maurizio Iacono, vocalist for the Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM, has issued the following update via the group's regular newsletter: "So I'm now back in my new home in Chicago getting adjusted (fucking windy here man!) but I love it, great people! The album is finished, sent to Nuclear Blast Germany and the whole office went ...

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THULSA DOOM Nominated For A Norwegian GRAMMY!

THULSA DOOM's second album, "...And Then Take You To A Place Where Jars Are Kept", has been nominated for a Norwegian Grammy in the "Best Metal Album" category alongside DIMMU BORGIR's "Death Cult Aramageddon", EL CACO's "Solid Rest", ENSLAVED's "Below the Lights" and THULSA DOOM mainman El Doom's "fuck-metal" side-project THE CUMSHOTS' new CD, "Norwegian ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE Drummer Lines Up ZEPPELIN Tribute Gigs

TYPE O NEGATIVE drummer Johnny Kelly will be performing with his LED ZEPPELIN cover band, EARL'S COURT, next Saturday night (December 20) at Peggy O'Neills in Coney Island, New York. Also set to appear is the BLACK SABBATH tribute band WICKED WORLD. The show will start at approximately 10:00 p.m. EARL'S COURT will also be ...

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ZAKK WYLDE Cancels In-Store To Be With OZZY

OZZY OSBOURNE/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY guitarist Zakk Wylde has cancelled his previously scheduled Dec. 13 in-store appearance at The Gear Trader in Huntington Beach California. According to a post on his official web site, Wylde "will be flying to Europe to be with Ozzy." As previously reported, Osbourne fractured his left collarbone, eight ribs and a ...

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UNHOLY GHOST Complete Work On Debut Album

UNHOLY GHOST, the new band featuring DIABOLIC founding members Aantar Lee Coates (drums), Paul Ouellette (vocals/bass), and Jerry Mortellaro (guitar), have finalized the track listing for their debut album, "Torrential Reign", due in early 2004 through Olympic/Century Media Records. "Torrential Reign" was recorded at D.O.W. (Diet Of Worms) studios in Seffner, Florida with producer Juan ...

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DEATH ANGEL Guitarist Offers Recording Update

DEATH ANGEL guitarist Ted Aguilar has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "The recording date got changed. We are now set to start January 3rd. We will do all the basic tracks & mix the record all of January except for 2 days (will tell you at the end of this ...

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