CATHEDRAL, KRUX, GRAND MAGUS To Team Up For Swedish Night of Doom

CATHEDRAL, KRUX and GRAND MAGUS will be teaming up for a one-off night of "doom" at The Shrine (Kolingsborg) in Stockholm, Sweden on January 31. KRUX, of course, feature in their ranks CANDLEMASS mainman/bassist Leif Edling, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Mats Levén, plus ENTOMBED members Peter Stjärnvind (drums), and Jörgen Sandström (guitar, also in THE PROJECT ...

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MAJESTY: Video Posted Online

MAJESTY's video for the track "Into The Stadiums" has been posted online in Real Media format at this location. "Into The Stadiums" comes off the German group's second "official" full-length album, "Reign in Glory", which was released this past Monday (Oct. 27) through Massacre Records. "Reign in Glory" was recorded at Roxx studios ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Signs American Record Deal

YNGWIE MALMSTEEN has secured an American record deal with Sony/Epic Records. The guitarist's 2002 effort, "Attack!!", will receive its long-overdue U.S. release on January 13, 2004 through RED Distribution. Included on the album will be three brand-new, previously unreleased bonus tracks, two of which were recorded live on Malmsteen's 2003 European tour. More information will ...

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OZZY And KELLY To Release Christmas Single

Ozzy Osbourne and his daughter Kelly are making a joint bid for the Christmas Number One, according to the BBC. The pair are to release a duet, "Changes", on December 8 hoping to cash in on the seasonal market. The original version of "Changes" appeared on "Black Sabbath Vol. 4", released in 1972, but the ...

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ALICE COOPER To Host 'Rats, Bats and Bugs' On The History Channel

Alice Cooper has provided narration for a three-part series, called "Rats, Bats and Bugs", which premiered Monday night (Oct. 27) on The History Channel. Cooper's segments were taped in the cloister of Palmer Hall, a locale picked for being "very gothic looking," according to Jennifer Mann, manager of program publicity at The History Channel. "They're ...

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KORN, FEAR FACTORY, STATIC-X: Australian Dates Announced

Australian promoter Michael Chugg has confirmed that KORN, FEAR FACTORY and STATIC-X will be teaming up for a three-date tour in February. The dates are as follows: Feb. 12 - Brisbane, AUS @ Entertainment Centre Feb. 14 – Sydney, AUS @ Superdome Feb. 16 - Melbourne, AUS @ Rod Laver Arena Tickets go on sale ...

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EPICA: Previously Unreleased Track Posted Online

Holland's EPICA (formerly SAHARA DUST), the new group formed by ex-AFTER FOREVER guitarist Mark Jansen, ex-CASSIOPEIA guitarist Ad Sluijter and keyboardist Coen Janssen, have posted an MP3 clip of the previously unreleased song "Veniality" at this location. "Veniality" comes off the band's forthcoming single, "The Phantom Agony", which is scheduled for release on ...

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