ATOMIZER's HEALEY Co-Writes Song With PUNGENT STENCH

ATOMIZER bassist/vocalist Jason Healey has co-written a song with PUNGENT STENCH for an "ATOMIZER vs PUNGENT STENCH" seven-inch single that should emerge sometime next year. "It's not a typical ATOMIZER or PUNGENT track," Healey writes on ATOMIZER's web site. "[It's] very 'traditional' '80s black-thrash kinda stuff, but with a tongue-in-cheek kinda aura. The two tracks ...

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THE WILDHEARTS Scrap Live DVD

THE WILDHEARTS have announced that the DVD, intended to feature a live show, a documentary and a complete promo video archive, will now no longer go ahead. GUT Records have pulled out of the venture. No official reason has been offered as yet. Due to the limited time left to arrange alternative finances the project ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Schedule Vancouver In-Store

CRADLE OF FILTH will make an in-store appearance at Scrape Records in Vancouver, Canada on Wednesday, December 1. The in-store signing will begin at 4:00 p.m. More information is available at www.scraperecords.com. CRADLE OF FILTH will be playing at the Commodore Ballroom later that night promoting their new "Nymphetamine" album, along with special ...

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NORTHER Name New EP

According to EndlessWar.net, Finland's NORTHER have set "Solution 7" as the title of their new EP, tentatively due in March/April 2005. The CD will contain five songs, including an as-yet-disclosed cover. Recording sessions for the disc will begin on December 24 at Astia Studios in Lappeenranta, Finland. NORTHER's third full-length album, "Death Unlimited", ...

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DEICIDE's GLEN BENTON: 'It Is A Pleasure To Send The Fans Away Pleased'

DEICIDE touring guitarist Jack Owen (ex-CANNIBAL CORPSE) has sent BLABBERMOUTH.NET the following tour report from the group's mainman, Glen Benton: "Glen Benton reporting from Denmark... [Stand-in guitarists] Dave [Suzuki, VITAL REMAINS] and Jack are doing an awesome job and the set is up to an hour and a half… [We're] playing songs I haven't played ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Stepping Up Security

Ozzy Osbourne is stepping up security at his mansion after masked burglars escaped with over £2 million (approximately $3.7 million) of jewelry, according to FemaleFirst.co.uk. The rocker is planning to install a string of new measures including 24-hour security guards, laser "tripwires", guard dogs and watchtowers dotted around the property's 10 acres to spot any ...

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FINNTROLL Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Finland's FINNTROLL are the latest act confirmed for the 2005 edition of Germany's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6 in Wacken. Also scheduled to appear at the event are NIGHTWISH, ACCEPT, SINNER, MARDUK, OVERKILL, OBITUARY, AXEL RUDI PELL, EDGUY, ENSIFERUM, ILLDISPOSED, ENDSTILLE, TURISAS, MERCENARY, EISREGEN and POTENTIA ANIMI. More bands will ...

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JUDAS PRIEST To Tour Europe With The SCORPIONS?

The U.K. leg of JUDAS PRIEST's upcoming European tour is rumored to include the SCORPIONS as special guests. There has been no official confirmation on the matter, although the SCORPIONS' official web site has already posted the U.K. dates (with no mention of JUDAS PRIEST). The following are believed to be all the currently known ...

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