Review: IRON MAIDEN Break The Sound Barrier

The Evening Times is reporting that heavy metal veterans IRON MAIDEN rocked the SECC in Glasgow so hard Monday night (Dec. 8) they blew the sound system in an awe-inspiring set that delivered a full-on dose of rock theatrics. The audience in the packed auditorium was so eager to get close to their heroes that ...

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Report: SHARON OSBOURNE Rushes to Injured OZZY's Bedside

Sharon Osbourne made a 5,000-mile dash across the Atlantic Tuesday (Dec. 9) to be at husband Ozzy's hospital bedside, according to Reuters. She caught the first flight from Los Angeles to London when she heard the news and arrived at London's Heathrow airport distressed. "I've not heard how he is since last night," she told ...

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COLOUR TRIP To Record New Album

Metalcore veterans COLOUR TRIP will enter Studio Victor in Montreal, Canada this month to record their fifth album, "Penetration". The follow-up to last year's "Kill My Super Ego" will be engineered and produced by Jean-Francois Dagenais, best known for his outstanding work with KATAKLYSM, MALEVOLENT CREATION, and MISERY INDEX. COLOUR TRIP recently joined forces with ...

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Former SOULFLY Members To Support ADEMA

ABLOOM (formerly MOTHRA), the California-based group featuring former SOULFLY members Mikey Doling (guitar), Marcello D. Rapp (bass), and Roy Mayorga (drums), will support ADEMA at four shows on the West Coast beginning on December 16. Confirmed dates are as follows: Dec. 16 - Marquee Theatre - Tempe, AZ (w/ ADEMA) Dec. 17 - Galaxy Theatre ...

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WINDIR Sign With TABU RECORDINGS

Norwegian metallers WINDIR have inked a deal with Tabu Recordings. The band, who had previously released four albums through the Norwegian label Head Not Found, are a highly acclaimed live act, having performed at such Norwegian festivals like the Inferno, Quart and Hole In The Sky. In July of this year, WINDIR played their first ...

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WATCHTOWER To Headline Holland's HEADWAY FESTIVAL

Progressive metal legends WATCHTOWER have been confirmed to headline the Headway Festival 2004, which is scheduled to take place April 3-4 at P60 in Amstelveen, Holland. Bands slated to appear at the festival so far are as follows: WATCHTOWER (USA) ICE AGE (USA) DEATH MACHINE (USA) LABERINTO (NL) EPHEL DUATH (IT) MISTER KITE (SWE) TEXTURES ...

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Update: OZZY 'Stable' After Quad Bike Crash

icBirmingham is reporting that Ozzy Osbourne was described as "stable and comfortable" after breaking eight ribs, a collarbone and a vertebra in his neck in a quad bike accident. Osbourne was taken to Wexham Park Hospital in Slough yesterday after the accident at his Buckinghamshire estate. The hospital's medical director Dr. Dick Jack said that ...

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Former KYUSS Bassist Talks About METALLICA Audition

Former KYUSS/UNIDA bassist Scott Reeder, who auditioned for the then-vacant bassist slot in METALLICA in late 2002, recently spoke to StonerRock.com about his impressions of METALLICA's new album and the experience of jamming with one of the most commercially successful heavy metal groups of all time. When asked for his opinion of "St. Anger", Reeder ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Launches 'Creepy' New Business Venture

Rob Zombie and author-cartoonist Steve Niles have created Creep Entertainment International, a horror-themed production company, according to Variety. The company will begin with three comic book projects that, down the road, are expected to be adapted for films: "The Nail" with Dark Horse Comics, "Bigfoot" with IDW Comics, and "Lords of Salem", a combo music-comics ...

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