H.I.M.: U.K. Headlining Tour Announced

Finnish goth-metallers H.I.M. have announced their biggest U.K. headlining tour to date. Confirmed tour dates are as follows: Oct. 14 – Exeter, UK @ University Oct. 15 - Cardiff, UK @ University Oct. 16 - Portsmouth, UK @ Guildhall Oct. 17 - Cambridge, UK @ Corn Exchange Oct. 19 - Norwich, UK @ Uea Oct. ...

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NOVEMBERS DOOM Cancel TEMPLARS OF DOOM Festival Appearance

Chicago doomsters NOVEMBERS DOOM have cancelled their appearance at the Templars Of Doom - The First Crusade, an all-doom metal festival set to take place Saturday, June 19 at Rehearsal Studios in Indianapolis, Indiana. "A personal and medical opportunity has become available and must be attended to," the band write on their web site. "We ...

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GENE SIMMONS Is Looking For New York's Biggest Assholes

To celebrate the release of his brand new album, KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons will be throwing an "Asshole" party in New York City. The party will be held at Ruby Falls in New York City on Tuesday, June 8 from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. He is inviting 25 lucky winners to attend the party ...

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LAMB OF GOD: New Album To Arrive In August?

According to an ad in the August 2004 issue of Revolver magazine (page 106), LAMB OF GOD's new album, "Ashes of The Wake", will be released on August 31 through Epic Records. The ad also displays what might be the cover art for the new album. As previously reported, the follow-up to 2003's "As the ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Is Concerned About His Vocal Cords For OZZFEST

Ozzy Osbourne is reportedly worried that his voice wont be good and lively enough for live performances on this summer's Ozzfest tour after spending months in a neck brace following a quad bike accident last December. Ozzy is said to have been exercising regularly to get back in shape for the concerts and is also ...

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THE DARKNESS: No Plans To Work With Producer 'MUTT' LANGE

Contrary to published reports, THE DARKNESS will NOT be utilizing the services of legendary producer Robert "Mutt" Lange (AC/DC, DEF LEPPARD, BRYAN ADAMS, FOREIGNER) on their upcoming sophomore album. Some Internet sources have gone as far as to quote the members of the band as saying that the follow-up to last year's gold-certified "Permission to ...

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