TRANSPORT LEAGUE To Ink Licensing Deal With CRASH MUSIC INC.

Sweden's TRANSPORT LEAGUE have announced plans to ink a North American licensing deal with Crash Music Inc. As part of the deal, the label will release the band's excellent "Grand Amputation" EP, which was issued in Scandinavia last year through the band's own Hoffa Communications via MNW distribution. As previously reported, TRANSPORT LEAGUE entered the ...

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METALLICA Announce Official 'St. Anger' Track Listing

METALLICA have finalized the official track listing for their eighth studio album, "St. Anger", due on June 10 through Elektra Records. Produced by Bob Rock, the album was recorded at the group's own studios inside their San Rafael headquarters. In addition to the eleven tracks on "St. Anger", the package will include a free DVD ...

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LINKIN PARK Maintain Top Standing On Billboard Chart

LINKIN PARK's "Meteora" maintains its No. 1 standing on The Billboard 200 for a second-straight week, despite a 67% drop in U.S. sales, Billboard.com has reported. The band's sophomore Warner Bros. album sold 265,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, bringing its two-week sales total above the one-million mark. The No. 1 entry of "Meteora" on ...

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Reformed EDGE OF SANITY To Release 'Crimson II' In August

EDGE OF SANITY, the Swedish band led by multi-talented Swedish producer/musician/songwriter Dan Swanö, have announced plans to reunite and record a new studio album, tentatively due on August 26 through Black Mark Records. The following is a message posted earlier today by Swanö on his official message board outlining his plans for the ...

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LOLLAPALOOZA: Early Ticket Sales 'Soft'

Is this year's Lollapalooza being negatively impacted by JANE'S ADDICTION not having a new record out? Hits Daily Double, the companion web site of music industry tip sheet HITS, says that some are wondering just that as they mull soft ticket sales for the summer tour, which this year features AUDIOSLAVE, INCUBUS and QUEENS OF ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Has No Anxiety About 'Corpses' Release

Rolling Stone caught up with Rob Zombie to question him about his "House of 1,000 Corpses" that is finally getting its release this weekend. Asked if he had any anxieties about the reception of the flick, more than an album release, Rob said, "It's a weird movie and I already know how it's going to ...

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EVANESCENCE Reaching New Heights With 'Fallen'

EVANESCENCE's major-label debut, "Fallen", has sold nearly 400,000 copies in the four weeks it's been in stores, according to SoundScan. The Little Rock, Arkansas-based group will embark on their maiden headlining tour Saturday in Nashville. The trek covers 15 shows before it wraps May 26 in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania. EVANESCENCE tour dates, according to Wind-Up Records: ...

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'THE OSBOURNES' To Return In June

Season three of "The Osbournes" is set to premiere on MTV on June 10, according to Launch. The new season will include details of Sharon Osbourne's colon cancer recovery, and an "only-in-Hollywood" incident that found "The Osbournes" camera crew face-to-face with a crew following actress/comedienne Roseanne. The third season of "The Osbournes" is expected to ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD To Ink Deal With SOUND POLLUTION

Sweden's CONSTRUCDEAD, the band featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, have announced plans to ink a new label deal with Sound Pollution Records. CONSTRUCDEAD — who were recently joined by GODSIC frontman Peter Tuthill — issued their debut album, "Repent", through Helsingborg, Sweden-based label Cold Records last spring. ...

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