PRIMAL FEAR Announce 'Very Special' German Gig

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR have announced "a very special show" for their fans in Bochum, Germany on April 17 at the Matrix. The band will perform "a very special song list, including some PRIMAL FEAR classics, some very rare PRIMAL FEAR tracks and some special cover tunes," according to the group's official web site. ...

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THE PROJECT HATE To Enter Studio In April

Sweden's THE PROJECT HATE, featuring Jörgen Sandström of ENTOMBED/GRAVE fame on lead vocals, have posted the following update via their official web site: "2003 will be a interesting year for us as well as for you Haters. After the fuck-up with the planned re-recording of the DEADMARCH album, we are back on track again, like ...

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LION'S SHARE Guitarist Leaves COSMIC SPHERE

LION'S SHARE guitarist Lars Chriss has decided to leave COSMIC SPHERE due to a "lack of time," according to the group's official web site. The rest of the band — guitarist Antti Wirman (WARMEN, CRAYDAWN), bassist Tapio Oksanen (CRAYDAWN), drummer Kristian Enqvist (ex-RISING FAITH), and vocalist Shawn McPherson (HOSTILE GROOVE) — have no intention of ...

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DARKWELL Announce European Dates

Austrian "gothic metal" band DARKWELL, featuring ABIGOR drummer Moritz Neuner), have announced the following dates: Jan. 11 – Bozen, ITA @ Jugendzentrum Papperlapapp Jan. 31 – Bruneck, ITA @ UFO tbc Feb. 01 – Graz, AUT @ Explosiv Feb. 06 – Ingolstadt, GER @ ParadoX Feb. 07 – Hengelo, NETH @ Metropol Feb. 08 – ...

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GUANO APES: Single Track Listing Unveiled

Germany's GUANO APES have finalized the track listing for their new single, "You Can't Stop Me", due on Jan. 20. It is as follows: 01. You Can't Stop Me 02. Dick 03. Scratch The Pich 04. Plastic Mouth (G-Ball & Kaa Mix) 05. Trumpet Song "You Can't Stop Me" comes off the band's as-yet-untitled third ...

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FAITH NO MORE 'Best Of' Album On The Way

Rhino Records will release a FAITH NO MORE "best of" collection, aptly titled "This Is It: The Best of Faith No More", on Jan. 28. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Arabian Disco 02. We Care A Lot (Slash Version) 03. Anne's Song 04. Introduce Yourself 05. From Out Of Nowhere ...

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NICKELBACK Finish Writing Material For New CD

NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger has been spending time in a Vancouver recording studio, writing and tracking material for the group's upcoming CD. "The new NICKELBACK record is already written and we've recorded three songs, two of which we are pretty sure are all ready to be singles," Kroeger told MuchMusic.com. However, after the success of ...

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EDENBRIDGE To Release 'Aphelion' In Late January

Austrian "angelic bombast metal" act EDENBRIDGE will release their new album, "Aphelion", on Jan. 27. The CD, which was recorded at House of Audio studio in Karlsdorf, Germany with producer Dennis Ward (ANGRA, PINK CREAM 69), will be issued in three separate formats: as a limited CD with 3D-hologram-cover with bonus track "The Whispering Gallery", ...

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OZZY's Jewel Song (II)

The following item was published in today's edition of the New York Daily News: Will Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne ever get back the $15,000 worth of jewels they claim a young ICM agent absconded with at their New Year's Eve party? We told you on Monday how the rock couple had issued a press release ...

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