Report: OZZY Sparks Police Investigation Into Hoaxer

World Entertainment News Network is reporting that Ozzy Osbourne has sparked a large-scale police investigation after he was conned into thinking he was to receive a top Canadian honor. Osbourne thought he had received an official letter from Canada's Prime Minister, Paul Martin, and agreed to talk with the premier over the phone about accepting ...

Read more

SKEW SISKIN Singer: Fully Rested And Ready To Rock

SKEW SISKIN singer Nina C. Alice has issued a statement regarding the cancellation of the last three shows of the group's European tour. As previously reported, the dates were called off after Nina was advised by her doctors to "stay in bed for at least one week to give her body the needed rest and ...

Read more

PANTHEON I To Enter Studio In May

PANTHEON I, the Norwegian extreme metal band featuring vocalist/guitarist Andrè Kvebek (1349), guitarist John Espen Sagstad (ABIOTIC) and drummer Eirik Renton (SARKOM), will enter the studio in early May to begin recording their debut full-length album, tentatively due before the end of the year. The as-yet-untitled effort is expected to contain 10 brand-new songs. As ...

Read more

BURST: U.K., BENELUX Dates Cancelled

Sweden's BURST have been forced to cancel their previously announced dates in the U.K. and Benelux. "Due to reasons beyond our control, bookings and preparations for the touring set-up have been screwed up, resulting in economic difficulty as well as a unsolveable schedule," the band write on their web site. "This has resulted in it ...

Read more

SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR Talks About The Band's New Album

SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor recently spoke to The Flint Journal about the group's forthcoming CD, "Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)", due on May 25 through Roadrunner Records. "The album is a really good amalgam of all the things that were great on the first two albums and all these different directions that we always wanted ...

Read more

METALLICA's LARS ULRICH To Host MUCHMUSIC's 'Loud' This Weekend

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich will be hosting Canada's MusicMusic video show "Loud" this Saturday, April 17 at 11:30 p.m. EST. Check your local listings for further details. As previously reported, METALLICA will be honored by ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) at the 21st annual Pop Music Awards held on May 18 at ...

Read more