MARILYN MANSON To Appear In 'Area 51' Videogame

MARILYN MANSON will appear in the soon-to-be-released Area 51 videogame by Midway Games Inc. Area 51 is one of the last of Midway's arcade franchises (from back in the day) to be given a makeover for present-day consoles. Manson will appear in the form of an alien that the team calls "Edgar". He becomes responsible ...

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SILENT FORCE: New Song Sample Posted Online

An MP3 sample of a brand-new SILENT FORCE track, entitled "Ride the Storm", has been posted online at this location. "Ride the Storm" comes off the group's third album, "Worlds Apart", due September 20 through Noise Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Infatuator" was produced by Dennis Ward (ANGRA, PINK CREAM 69) at House ...

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LIVING LOUD In Talks To tour U.S.

According to the DEEP PURPLE fan site The Highway Star, LIVING LOUD — the new "supergroup" consisting of Bob Daisley (OZZY OSBOURNE, RAINBOW, URIAH HEEP) on bass, Steve Morse (DEEP PURPLE, KANSAS, DIXIE DREGS) on guitar, Don Airey (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW) on keyboards, Lee Kerslake (URIAH HEEP, OZZY OSBOURNE) on drums and Jimmy ...

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COLD Sign With ATLANTIC RECORDS

COLD have signed a new deal with Atlantic Records following their split with the Geffen label back in March. At the time, the group's frontman Scooter Ward blamed the split on "a disagreement on how to promote our band. They wouldn't do what we wanted, so we asked if they would let us go," he ...

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MUSHROOMHEAD Singer Confirms Split With Record Label

RockRage.com is reporting that MUSHROOMHEAD singer Jeffrey Nothing has confirmed that the group have parted ways with their record label, Republic/Universal Records. Calling the split "for the best," Nothing stated, "We were informed from the person who signed us that we were being let out of our contract. They simply said they didn't know what ...

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VINCE NEIL Breaks Leg In Car Accident, Cancels Tonight's Show

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil was forced to cancel his scheduled appearance at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom in Hampton Beach, NH Friday night (July 23) after sustaining a broken leg in a car accident. RATT and SLAUGHTER, who are touring with Neil as part of the "Rock Never Stops" package, will still be ...

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BIOHAZARD Schedule Long Island Show

BIOHAZARD will play their first Long Island show since late 2003 on August 26 at The Crazy Donkey (Club Loaded) in Farmingdale, NY. The event will be hosted by adult film superstar Tera Patrick (BIOHAZARD frontman Evan Seinfeld's wife) and Q104.3's Eddie Trunk. Opening for BIOHAZARD will be SINARIA, LOCKDOWN, and an as-yet-unannounced fourth band. ...

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MASTERPLAN Guitarist Records Guest Appearance For TRIBUZY Solo Album

Former HELLOWEEN and current MASTERPLAN guitarist Roland Grapow has just finished recording a guest appearance for the forthcoming solo project of former THOTEN frontman Renato Tribuzy, dubbed "Execution". Grapow reportedly appears on two songs: "Web of Life", in which he shares the guitar lines with Kiko Loureiro (ANGRA), and "Absolution", which brings together Grapow, former ...

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