Norway's INFERNO FESTIVAL: A Hell Of An Easter

John-Arne Ø. Gundersen of the Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten is reporting that Oslo will be invaded by thousands of black clad extreme metal fans as the fourth Inferno festival takes place this Easter. Inferno is a major genre event, but organizers say there is no religious clash intended, the dates are really chosen to take advantage ...

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Report: Metalheads Rally Behind Ailing Girl

Maggie Downs of The Cincinnati Enquirer is reporting that Metal for Medicine, a benefit show featuring 10 Cincinnati metal bands, will take place on April 17 at Never on Sunday in Silverton, Ohio. All cover charges ($5) and raffle proceeds will go to Jessica Wiggins, a 3-year-old Batavia girl who suffers acute lymphoblastic leukemia. The ...

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ENTOMBED Guitarist Named 'Full-Time Member' Of DISFEAR

ENTOMBED's Uffe Cederlund has officially joined Swedish crust-metallers DISFEAR as a full-time member. Cederlund was previously involved with the group as their second touring guitarist. DISFEAR are currently hard at work on material for their next studio album, tentatively due in early 2005. In the meantime, the band will embark on a European tour in ...

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Producer FLEMMING RASMUSSEN Talks About His Work With METALLICA

Record producer Flemming Rasmussen, who collaborated with METALLICA on three of their albums in the 1980s, was recently interviewed by Swedish radio station Sveriges Radio about work with the band. The Danish studio wizard, who stated that he is proud of his affiliation with METALLICA, revealed that he considers "Master Of Puppets" to be his ...

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TOMMY LEE Working On CD Of Electronic Dance Music

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has revealed to People magazine that he is currently working on a new CD of electronic dance music. "I'm absolutely passionate about dance music," he said. "It's one big party." Lee has also confirmed that he has been romantically involved with supermodel Naomi Campbell. "I've been kind of going ...

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Report: SCOTT WEILAND Cleared To Tour With VELVET REVOLVER

Vocalist Scott Weiland, who has has spent the past several months in a court-ordered drug rehabilitation center after pleading no contest last year to heroin possession, been cleared by California authorities to tour with his bandmates in VELVET REVOLVER, according to Billboard.com. "Scott actually just got cleared to tour today," VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash (ex-GUNS ...

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