CENTURY MEDIA Brings Metal To The Masses

On November 18, the Century Family brings the metal back to the masses with a specially priced double-disc set. This compilation, "Metal For The Masses Volume II", is exclusively available at all Hot Topic retail outlets nationwide and features one 20-track disc clocking in over 75 minutes with new tracks from such groundbreaking and up ...

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TOMMY LEE To Co-Host 'THE SHARON OSBOURNE SHOW'

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee will be co-hosting Monday's (November 10) edition of "The Sharon Osbourne Show" on the WB network. Lee will reportedly dish about his relationship with Pamela and what he's up to these days. He will also take viewers on an insider's tour of L.A. Fashion Week. And to top it ...

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IRON MAIDEN Producer Defends 'Dance Of Death' Sound

IRON MAIDEN producer Kevin Shirley, who has worked with the group on their last two studio releases as well as the live album "Rock In Rio", has taken the unusual step of publicly defending the production on MAIDEN's latest CD, "Dance Of Death", calling it a perfect replica of the band's live sound. Writing to ...

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RHINO BUCKET: New EP Details Revealed

RHINO BUCKET, the Bon Scott-era AC/DC sound-alike band that recorded two albums for Warner Bros./EMI back in '90 and '92 and an independent album in '94 with former AC/DC drummer Simon Wright, are in the process of recording a new EP which they will use to procure a record contract and manager. The three songs ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION, MARILYN MANSON Line Up East Coast Dates

JANE'S ADDICTION and MARILYN MANSON will be joining forces this winter for a series of co-headlining dates that kick off right after Christmas. Only a handful of dates have been scheduled so far, beginning with a Dec. 27 performance in Auburn Hills, MI. Plans also include a New Year's Eve show at New York City's ...

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BORKNAGAR Debut To Get Reissue Treatment

Norway's BORKNAGAR will be reissuing their self-titled debut album on December 28 through Displeased Records. Originally released in 1996 via Malicious Records and re-released in the U.S. in 1999 through Century Media, the new version of the CD will feature a brand-new booklet layout and will also be made available on vinyl. BORKNAGAR are currently ...

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LINKIN PARK, P.O.D. To Team Up For U.S. Tour

LINKIN PARK will be hooking up with P.O.D. for about six weeks of North American dates beginning in early January. The tour will start in early January and will feature LINKIN PARK in the headlining slot. "Their success is huge. You can't knock LINKIN PARK's sales," P.O.D. frontman Sonny Sandoval told MTV.com about playing second ...

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