OZZY And SHARON OSBOURNE: TV Appearances Scheduled

Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne will be appearing on MTV's "TRL" on Wednesday, October 20. They will also be the featured guests on "Live with Regis and Kelly" on Thursday, October 21. Ozzy and Sharon are expected to discuss their new MTV show, "Battle for Ozzfest", a new, weekly, unscripted series, chronicling the intense nationwide search ...

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TORTURE KILLER To Enter Studio In January

According to a posting on the group's web site, brutal Finnish death metallers TORTURE KILLER will continue utilizing the services of vocalist Sallinen (FUNERAL FEAST) for the remaining gigs this year and "we will see what the future brings. As for the new album, we are nearly finished for rewriting some of the material and ...

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NINE INCH NAILS Scrap Album Title

NINE INCH NAILS have scrapped "Bleedthrough" as the projected title of their new album. In a posting on the band's official web site, NIN mainman Trent Reznor writes, "'Bleedthrough' is no more. As the songs and concepts matured, the focus and theme of the album shifted somewhat — leaving me feeling that title was inappropriate. ...

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MARILYN MANSON Lines Up Modeling Job

The U.K.'s The Sunday Mirror is reporting that MARILYN MANSON and fiancée Dita Von Teese are set to be the new faces of Vivienne Westwood's spring/summer clothing range. They have just been filming in Paris. In other news, Vogue.co.uk is reporting that Manson has decided to launch his own make-up range. "I like the idea ...

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DARKANE Confirmed For Denmark's AALBORG METAL FESTIVAL

Swedish thrashers DARKANE have posted the following message on their web site: "DARKANE are pleased to announce they have been confirmed to play the infamous Aalborg Metal Festival in Aalborg, DK this year. The festival, which will take place on November 6, will also feature SCARVE, ZYKLON, ILLDISPOSED and THE DEFACED among others. "In studio ...

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TIAMAT, PAIN, THEATRE OF TRAGEDY, SIRENIA To Team Up For European Tour

According to a posting on SIRENIA's official web site, SIRENIA will tour Europe together with TIAMAT, THEATRE OF TRAGEDY and PAIN. The tour will take place in December and January. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. SIRENIA, the Norwegian band featuring former TRISTANIA guitarist/vocalist Morten Veland, recently parted ways with guitarist/"clean" vocalist Kristian ...

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IRON MAIDEN Singer Goes 'Trainspotting'

According to a posting on the IRON MAIDEN fan site MaidenFans.com, MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson will be a special guest of the "Trainspotting" show on the U.K. TV channel Discovery Home and Leisure on Friday, October 22. A brief description of the show reads as follows: "Presenter Mark Collins teams up with heavy ...

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