MARILYN MANSON Is JIMMY KIMMEL's Most Memorable Guest

BigNewsNetwork.com is reporting that Marilyn Manson is Jimmy Kimmel's most memorable guest, thanks to undetected lipstick stains the shock rocker left on the TV talk show host's forehead. "He had a lot of red lipstick on, and what I didn't realize was there was a huge lip print on my forehead: big and red, like ...

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OCCULT To Enter Studio Next Week

Dutch thrashers OCCULT will enter Stage One studios in Bühne, Germany next week with producer Andy Classen (DEW-SCENTED, CALLENISH CIRCLE, TANKARD) to begin recording their sixth album, tentatively titled "Malevolent Rapture". The follow-up to this year's "Elegy for the Weak" is scheduled for release in early 2005 through Holland's Karmageddon Media (formerly Hammerheart Records). Songtitles ...

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NAPALM DEATH: 'Leaders Not Followers' To Receive Vinyl Release In Brazil

NAPALM DEATH's upcoming covers album, "Leaders Not Followers: Part 2", will be issued in Brazil as a limited-edition vinyl LP via local label Liberation Records. Longtime contributors to the hardcore/metal scene, Liberation's release of this album brings NAPALM back to their hardcore roots of do-it-yourself punk ethics. Due on October 5 via Century Media Records, ...

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SIEGES EVEN To Play First German Show In Seven Years

Reunited German progressive metallers SIEGES EVEN will play their first show in Germany in seven years at Nachtleben in Frankfurt on October 28. The band will perform a full headlining show, including older songs and some parts of their eagerly awaited sixth album, "The Art of Navigating by the Stars". As previously reported, "The Art ...

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Bassist SCOTT SORRY Quits AMEN

Bassist Scott Sorry is the latest AMEN member to announce his departure from the group. Sorry's official statement on the matter is as follows: "O.K. bitches here is the deal. I have decided to leave AMEN. "The first person I met when I joined AMEN was Matty [former AMEN guitarist Matt Montgomery]. He, [former AMEN ...

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Female Metal Singers Spotlighted In New Book

Angela Gossow (ARCH ENEMY), Anneke van Giersbergen (THE GATHERING), Floor Jansen (AFTER FOREVER), Simone Simons (EPICA), Sarah Jezebel Deva (CRADLE OF FILTH, THERION, MORTIIS), Cristina Scabbia (LACUNA COIL), Liv Kristine Espenaes (LEAVES' EYES, ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY), Nienke de Jong (AUTUMN) and Sharon den Adel (WITHIN TEMPTATION) are among the female singers featured in the book ...

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SHAMRAIN: New EP Track Listing Revealed

SHAMRAIN (formerly TEARS), the Finnish quartet who feature in their ranks ENTWINE frontman Mika Tauriainen, have released more information about their brand-new seven-inch vinyl EP, which is currently available from the group's web site. The EP, which has a running time of 14 minutes and is limited to 200 copies, includes material recorded ...

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Bassist BARRY SPARKS To Perform At Tucson's 2004 FALL CRAWL

Bassist extraordinaire Barry Sparks (DOKKEN, ex-MSG, TED NUGENT) will be performing at the 2004 Fall Crawl in Tucson, AZ on October 16. "Fall Crawl is an annual event put on by the Tucson Weekly and sponsored by KLPX, KFMA, KCMT, Budweiser and other local sponsors," Barry writes on his web site. "The event begins at ...

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