CRIMINAL Will Not Support BRUJERIA In Brazil

Anglo-Chilean metallurgists CRIMINAL, featuring former PENTAGRAM frontman Anton Reisenegger, have issued a statement to clarify that they will NOT be supporting BRUJERIA in Brazil. "Apparently, a new Brazilian band is using our name," says Reisenegger. "We are not saying they are doing it with bad intentions, but we will approach them and ask them to ...

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Former ALICE IN CHAINS Guitarist Jams With HEART In L.A.

Former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell made a surprise appearance at the HEART concert at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday (August 1). He joined in the encore on the HEART classic "Barracuda" and LED ZEPPELIN's "Misty Mountain Top". In other news, the ALICE IN CHAINS classic "Man In The Box" is ...

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DARKTHRONE Launch Record Label

DARKTHRONE members Nocturno Culto and Fenriz have teamed up with the U.K.'s Peaceville Records to form their own label, dubbed Tyrant Syndicate Productions. Commented Nocturno Culto: "Tyrant Syndicate Productions is a result of a collaboration with Peaceville on the one hand and Fenriz and myself on the other. The general running of the label has ...

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FATES WARNING: 'FWX' Cover Art Posted Online

The cover artwork for the upcoming FATES WARNING CD, "FWX", has been posted online at this location. The CD cover art was designed by renowned record-cover artist Ioannis (DREAM THEATER, SEPULTURA, DEEP PURPLE, BLUE ÖYSTER CULT, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, KING CRIMSON, BIOHAZARD, VOIVOD, UFO, OVERKILL), who has previously worked with FATES WARNING on the ...

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THE GATHERING Singer Expecting First Child In Early 2005

THE GATHERING singer Anneke van Giersbergen has explained the group's recent concert cancellations by announcing that she is three months pregnant with her first child. "As happy as I was [to learn of the pregnancy], that's how sick I was as well," she said in a statement. "I took the pregnancy-nausea to a whole new ...

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