LINKIN PARK Singer Says He Is Not Impressed By OZZFEST 2004 Lineup

LINKIN PARK's just-started Projekt Revolution festival tour is scoring better advance sales than Ozzy Osbourne's Ozzfest in almost every market this summer, according to Launch Radio Networks. LINKIN PARK frontman Chester Bennington said he's not surprised, and that he's not particularly impressed with Ozzfest's lineup this year: "It's just too much of the same thing," ...

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LAMB OF GOD Film New Video

On July 23, LAMB OF GOD filmed the first video for their upcoming CD on Epic, titled "Ashes of The Wake". The video was shot for the track "Laid to Rest", which is the song featured on the Ozzfest CD sampler that is being handed out at the festival. The "Laid to Rest" video was ...

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CLUTCH To Record Michigan Shows For Upcoming Live Release

CLUTCH will be recording their July 30 and July 31 shows at The Machine Shop in Flint, MI for an upcoming live release. No further information is currently available. CLUTCH are continuing to tour in support of their latest album, "Blast Tyrant", which was released late March through DRT Entertainment. The group's first studio record ...

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ICED EARTH: 'The Blessed And The Damned' Collection Due In August

Century Media Records has set an August 10 North American release date for the upcoming ICED EARTH "greatest hits" collection, entitled "The Blessed And The Damned". This double CD compilation contains 23 tracks featuring over two hours of remastered material spanning the band's Century Media career. Russian fantasy artist Leo Hao (BLIND GUARDIAN, ICED EARTH) ...

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RONNIE JAMES DIO Forces Pop Band DIOS To Change Name

Hawthorne, California-based pop band DIOS have been forced to change their name after veteran heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio threatened legal action against the group, claiming their name was too close to that of his own solo band (as first reported here on June 25). A statement issued by the band reads: ...

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