CHAOSBREED: Swedish Recording Sessions Cancelled

CHAOSBREED, the new Finnish death metal supergroup consisting of drummer Nalle Österman (ex-GANDALF), bassist Oppu Laine (ex-AMORPHIS, MANNHAI), guitarist Marko Tarvonen (MOONSORROW), guitarist Esa Holopainen (AMORPHIS), and vocalist Taneli Jarva (ex-SENTENCED, THE BLACK LEAGUE), have abandoned plans to record their debut album, "Brutal", at Stockholm's Sunlight Studios with producer Tomas Skosberg. "The reason for this ...

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KRUX To Release Live DVD

KRUX, the Swedish band featuring CANDLEMASS mainman/bassist Leif Edling, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Mats Levén, plus ENTOMBED members Peter Stjärnvind (drums), and Jörgen Sandstrom (guitar, also in THE PROJECT HATE, ex-GRAVE), will release their first-ever DVD on September 25 through Escapi. The disc will contain the band's entire performance from May 18, 2003 at Kägelbanan in ...

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THE QUILL To Issue Fourth Album In Late September

Sweden's THE QUILL, the band featuring current SPIRITUAL BEGGARS/ex-FIREBIRD bassist Roger Nilsson and ex-FIREBIRD drummer Jolle Atlagic, will release their fourth album, titled "Hooray! It's a Deathtrip", on September 22 through SPV/Steamhammer Records. A U.S. release through SPV is expected on October 7. The follow-up to last year's "Voodoo Caravan" was produced by Rickard Bengtsson ...

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MIRROR OF DECEPTION Land New Rhythm Section

Long-running German doom metal band MIRROR OF DECEPTION have announced the addition of bassist Andreas Taller and drummer Jochen Müller to the group's ranks. Andreas and Jochen "were the first people that came to mind after the split [with the previous rhythm section] and they proved to be exactly the ones we were looking for," ...

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EVANESCENCE Singer Weighs In On BRITNEY And CHRISTINA

EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee weighed in on today's crop of pop divas during a recent guest appearance on 104 FM in Washington D.C. with Haber and Erin. "There are so many of these stupid pop divas that are really going down lately," Lee said. "They're going down, they really are. It's not the big thing ...

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DANKO JONES To Release New Album, Hit The Road

Canada's DANKO JONES will release their new album, "We Sweat Blood", in Europe on October 6 through Bad Taste Records. The group's full-length debut, "Born A Lion", will finally receive a U.S. release on September 6 via Simba Recordings. Upcoming DANKO JONES tour dates: Sep. 05 – Toronto, CAN - CityTV Schoomze FilmFestival Party Sep. ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: More Rescheduled European Dates Announced

More rescheduled dates have been announced for OZZY OSBOURNE's upcoming European tour. As previously reported, the trek — which was originally set to kick off this week in the U.K. — was postponed in order to allow the singer to undergo foot surgery. OZZY OSBOURNE's rescheduled European tour dates: Oct. 22 - Dublin, IRE @ ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY Gives HOLLYWOOD'S ROCKWALK The Middle Finger

Legendary hard rockers MOTÖRHEAD were inducted into Hollywood's RockWalk Monday afternoon (September 1) during a ceremony at the Whisky A Go Go on Sunset Blvd. According to Antimusic, the ceremony began with Los Angeles radio legend Jim Ladd presenting the group with a citation from the Mayor of Los Angeles. The mayor singled out the ...

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MINISTRY Frontman To Remix EMINENCE Track

MINISTRY frontman Al Jourgensen is set to do a remix of the track "Citizen Zero" from Brazilian extreme metallers EMINENCE (featuring former SEPULTURA guitarist Jairo Guedz on bass). The song comes off EMINENCE's forthcoming CD, "Humanology", due in November through Switzerland's Timeless Productions. "Humanology", the follow-up to 1999's "Chaotic System", is currently being recorded at ...

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