CENTINEX: First Gigs Of 2004 Announced

Sweden's CENTINEX have announced the details of their first shows of 2004. The dates are as follows: Jan. 11 – London, UK @ Underworld (w/ ROTTING CHRIST, THUS DEFILED, HELL-BORN) Feb. 06 – Borlänge, SWE @ S2 (w/ HELLPATROL) As previously reported, CENTINEX's new album, "Decadence - Prophecies Of Cosmic Chaos", is due in March ...

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H.I.M. Scrap Live Album, Head Back Into The Studio

Finnish goth-metallers H.I.M. have abandoned plans to release a live album and will instead head back into the studio next month to record some new material. A new single will surface in early 2004, to be followed by a compilation of remixed and unreleased material in connection with an upcoming German tour. The exact cities ...

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DIMENSION ZERO To Play European Dates As A Four-Piece

DIMENSION ZERO, the Swedish band featuring IN FLAMES guitarist Jesper Strömblad (on bass), ex-MARDUK vocalist Jocke Göthberg, LUCIFERION/DIABOLIQUE drummer Hasse Nilsson, and PATHOS guitarist Daniel Antonsson, have decided against adding a replacement for recently departed axeman Glenn Ljungström (ex-IN FLAMES) during their upcoming mini-tour. "A second guitar player might be considered later on this winter, ...

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BLACK SABBATH: Box Set To Surface In March

Rhino Records have set a March 2, 2004 release date for the much-anticipated eight-disc BLACK SABBATH box set, "Black Box: The Complete Original Black Sabbath (1970-1978)". Retailing for $99.98, "Black Box: The Complete Original Black Sabbath (1970-1978)" will feature remastered versions of the band's albums with Ozzy Osbourne behind the mike, as well as a ...

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EVANESCENCE's LEE And MOODY A Couple?

Teenmusic.com is reporting that EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee is still refusing to comment on her bandmate Ben Moody's sudden departure — despite industry reports the pair were lovers. Guitarist Moody quit the heavy rock band's European tour last month, flying home to America before a planned concert in Berlin, Germany, without telling anyone else in ...

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HADES Guitarist 'Collaborates' With Late AC/DC Frontman

HADES guitarist Dan Lorenzo has contacted BLABBERMOUTH.NET with the following update: "A couple years ago I went to Scotland with my wife. I met a metalhead who was a huge fan of my old bands NON-FICTION and HADES. We stayed in touch via email. A few months ago he moved next to Bon Scott's sister. ...

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Former PANTERA Guitarist To Appear At SAM ASH MUSIC

Former PANTERA/current DAMAGEPLAN guitarist Dimebag Darrell will be holding an autograph signing exclusively at two Sam Ash Music locations. The details are as follows: Friday, December 12 – 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sam Ash in Edison, NJ 1831 Rt. 27 Saturday, December 13 – 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sam Ash in Carle Place, ...

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ZANDELLE: Ex-OCTOBER THORNS Drummer Joins The Fold

Ex-OCTOBER THORNS drummer Joe "Jofu" Cardillo has officially joined the ranks of New York's ZANDELLE. After having played a number of shows with the band this year (following the departure of Bob Delmini), Jofu and the members of ZANDELLE (who had been friends for many years) have agreed that the union should be a permanent ...

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Former HALFORD Guitarist Adds Dates To Clinic Tour

Former HALFORD/current PAINMUSEUM guitarist Metal Mike Chlasciak has added more dates to his two-part series of heavy metal guitar clinics across Guitar Center, Sam Ash and Independent locations. Metal Mike's Flurry Of Black Notes Clinic Tour 03/04 is a celebration of metal guitar. Metal Mike will perform selections from his solo catalogue, answer questions & ...

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