ROSEWATER: Former Members Of MASI And YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Join Forces

Vocalist Kyle Michaels (MASI, ANIMAL, BIRD OF PREY, RAVAGE) has teamed up with guitarist Rex Carroll (FIERCE HEART, WHITECROSS, KING JAMES) and drummer Mike Terrana (BEAU NASTY, HANOVER FIST, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, AXEL RUDI PELL, METALIUM, RAGE) in a brand new band called ROSEWATER. Michaels was most recently involved with the DAVID SHANKLE GROUP, the new ...

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ENTOMBED, CROWBAR, PRO-PAIN, THE MIGHTY NIMBUS To Team Up For U.S. Tour

Candlelight Records, in cooperation with Metal Maniacs and Revolver magazines, has announced its first label tour for the United States. Set to kick off February 7 at B.B. King's in New York, the tour will feature Stockholm's ENTOMBED, New Orleans' CROWBAR with Florida-based PRO-PAIN and Minnesota's THE MIGHTY NIMBUS. ENTOMBED, earlier this year seeing the ...

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36 CRAZYFISTS Drop Off NONPOINT/CANDIRIA Tour

Alaska's 36 CRAZYFISTS have dropped off their previously announced tour with NONPOINT, CANDIRIA and DRY KILL LOGIC. "The band will take the rest of the year off from touring and will begin writing their next record, which is tentatively scheduled for release in fall 2005 through Roadrunner Records," the group said in a statement. "Thanks ...

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CONFESSOR: New Song Available For Download

Reunited North Carolina-based progressive metallers CONFESSOR have posted a full-length MP3 of the track "Sour Times" at their official web site. "Sour Times" comes off the group's recently recorded three-song demo, entitled "Blueprint Soul". The demo, which was recorded at Osceola studios in Raleigh with producer Dick Hodgin, also contains the tracks "Blueprint ...

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ARTIMUS PYLEDRIVER Sign With BUZZVILLE RECORDS

ARTIMUS PYLEDRIVER, the Atlanta-based rockers, have inked a deal with Belgium's Buzzville Records. The band, who recently completed a successful three-week run with NASHVILLE PUSSY, will release their debut album in early 2005. The CD, which will reportedly feature "raw, dirty high-speed rock 'n' roll that will hit you in the face," will contain the ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE's U.K. Mansion Burglarized

The Associated Press is reporting that burlgars broke into Ozzy Osbourne's mansion in England and made off with "a large amount of jewelry" on Monday, police said. Two men broke into the BLACK SABBATH frontman's home in Chalfont St. Peter, Buckinghamshire, a county bordering London, early in the morning. The burglars used a ladder to ...

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