BON JOVI To Buy Football Team?

Jon Bon Jovi is buying a pro football team, according to the New York Post. The rocker, whose band kicked off last year's NFL season with a free concert in Times Square, is snapping up a 50-percent stake in an arena football team in Philadelphia, not far from his beloved New Jersey. The multimillion dollar ...

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SOLITUDE AETURNUS: 13 New Songs In The Can

John Perez, guitarist of the long-running Arlington, Texas-based doom metallers SOLITUDE AETURNUS, has posted the following update on the band's current activities: "I've been silent for so long that I thought I'd give a little update. Things are finally looking good for [SOLITUDE AETURNUS]! We have actually made a 13-song demo of our new stuff ...

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GRADE 8 To Finish Out OZZFEST Tour

Looks like GRADE 8 will stick it out on this year's Ozzfest after all. Just one day after announcing the New Jersey group's withdrawal from the tour as a result of an unspecified "conflict" (rumored to be discontinued tour support from their record company), the Ozzfest web site has posted an update, stating that "GRADE ...

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MACHINE HEAD: 'Through The Ashes Of Empires' Track Listing Revealed!

MACHINE HEAD have set the tentative track listing for their forthcoming album, "Through The Ashes Of Empires", due in Europe on October 13 through Roadrunner Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Supercharger" will feature the following cuts (in no particular order): 01. Imperium 02. Bite The Bullet 03. Left Unfinished 04. Elegy 05. In The Presence ...

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KING DIAMOND/ENTOMBED: First Tour Dates Announced!

The first dates have been announced for the forthcoming North American tour featuring KING DIAMOND and ENTOMBED. The Metal Maniacs magazine-sponsored trek will kick off on October 18 in Los Angeles and will feature KING DIAMOND presenting one of their most elaborate stage performances to date. The veteran Danish metal combo will be touring in ...

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THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Drop Off SOILENT GREEN Tour

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER have been forced to pull off the SOILENT GREEN tour due to "personal reasons". However, despite rumors to the contrary, the band have most definitely "not broken up," according to a spokesperson for the group's label, Metal Blade Records. THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER were added to the SOILENT GREEN tour as ...

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FALL TO GRACE Seek Full-Time Drummer

Los Angeles-based metal band FALL TO GRACE are seeking a full-time drummer to join the band. As previously reported, percussion duties in the group were originally handled by John Tempesta (ROB ZOMBIE, ex-TESTAMENT). Tempesta went on to record a three-song demo with FALL TO GRACE that featured production and mastering by Logan Mader (MACHINE HEAD, ...

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