KID ROCK, DAVE GROHL Added To List Of GRAMMY Performers

KID ROCK and FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl have been added to the list of performers for the 45th annual Grammy Awards, happening Sunday (Feb. 23). Rock will perform with Sheryl Crow and Grohl will join Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello and others in a tribute to Joe Strummer and THE CLASH. In addition, LIMP BIZKIT ...

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KORN's DAVIS: SHARON OSBOURNE Is A 'Shit Talker'

Despite having been called "has-beens" and "just too fucking gay from the word go" by Sharon Osbourne in a Rolling Stone article last fall, KORN are confidently pressing ahead with their decision to tour this summer under the Ozzfest banner. "She started rumors about us, but that is just how she is," Jonathan Davis said ...

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MARILYN MANSON To Direct 'mOBSCENE' Video

MARILYN MANSON will direct the video to "mOBSCENE", the first single from the group's upcoming "The Golden Age of Grotesque" CD. The clip will feature "a giant Victrola, painting an elephant black, [and] setting pianos on fire," the singer told Rolling Stone. MANSON will spend much of the summer promoting "…Grotesque" on the road alongside ...

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MESHUGGAH: More Scandinavian Dates Announced

MESHUGGAH have announced a host of Scandinavian dates during March. They are as follows: Mar. 17 - Stockholm, SWE - Göta Källare Mar. 18 - Malmö, SWE - Kulturbolaget Mar. 19 - Göteborg, SWE - Sticky Fingers Mar. 20 - Oslo, NOR - Betong Mar. 21 - Gävle, SWE - Nivå Mar. 22 - Örebro, ...

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GREAT WHITE Death Toll At 95

The death toll has risen to at least 95 and may climb to more than 100 in a fire that swept through a Rhode Island nightclub after GREAT WHITE's pyrotechnics display, Gov. Donald Carcieri said on Friday. "It would not surprise me to see a fatality number of over 100," Carcieri told reporters, adding that ...

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AMARAN, AMON AMARTH, SOLACE DENIED To Embark On U.K. Tour

Sweden's AMARAN, who feature in their ranks ex-members of MOURNING SIGN, will embark on a four-date U.K. tour in late May with AMON AMARTH, SOLACE DENIED and an as-yet-unconfirmed headliner. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 26 – Nottingham, UK - Old Angel May 27 – Bradford, UK – Rio May 29 – London, UK ...

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SOULGRIND Add Helsinki Date

Finland's SOULGRIND, who feature in their ranks former LULLACRY frontwoman Tanja "Whisper Lilith" Kemppainen (a.k.a. Tanya), have added a Helsinki date to their upcoming itinerary. Confirmed dates are as follows: Feb. 22 – Helsinki, FIN @ Nosturi (w/ GLOOMY GRIM, BARATHRUM) Mar. 17 – Helsinki, FIN @ On The Rocks (w/ BENDOVER) Mar. 28 – ...

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DEATH ANGEL: Huntington Beach Show Cancelled!

Reunited Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL have cancelled their previously announced appearance on March 7 in Huntington Beach, California. According to the band, "The promoter of the Huntington Beach show screwed up. He booked us into the 'Rhino Room', but says the venue will not be ready in time so he tried to move the ...

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MOTOGRATER: New Music Available Online

Santa Barbara, California-based quintet MOTOGRATER have posted two tracks in streaming audio on their official web site. The two cuts — "Suffocate" and "Down" — can be heard by following these links: Hi-Speed, Lo-Speed. MOTOGRATER are currently mixing their debut album with producer James "Jimbo" Barton (METALLICA, RUSH, MARILYN MANSON, STONE ...

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RAM-ZET Singer To Guest On FOR MY PAIN Debut

RAM-ZET singer Miriam "Sfinx" Renvåg has recorded a guest appearance on the forthcoming debut album from Finland's FOR MY PAIN, entitled "Fallen". FOR MY PAIN is the new Finnish "goth metal" supergroup featuring Tuomas Holopainen (NIGHTWISH) on keyboards, Altti Veteläinen (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on bass, Lauri Tuohimaa (EMBRAZE) on guitar, Olli-Pekka Törrö (ex-ETERNAL TEARS ...

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