KISS: 'Alive IV' Sample Posted Online

A 30-second sample of KISS' "Shout It Out Loud", taken from the group's forthcoming "Kiss Symphony: Alive IV" double CD, has been posted online at this location (Quicktime required). As previously reported, "Kiss Symphony: Alive IV" is due on July 22 through Sanctuary Records. The album was recorded February 28, 2003 when the ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION To Tour Brazil, Record Live Album/DVD

Veteran death metallers MALEVOLENT CREATION will embark on their first Brazilian tour since 1991 during July. Brazilian fans will be treated to an 18-song set list spanning the band's recording career. Some of the shows are being filmed and recorded for a future DVD and live album release. Upon returning home from Brazil, the band ...

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RAGE Set Release Date For 'Soundchaser'

Veteran German metallers RAGE have set a September 29 European release date through SPV/Steamhammer Records for their new album, "Soundchaser". The follow-up to last year's "Unity" was recorded in April at VPS Studio in Hamm, Germany and was mixed and mastered by producer Charlie Bauerfeind at Mi Sueno studio (owned by Andi Deris of HELLOWEEN ...

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LORD BELIAL Part Ways With Drummer, Announce Replacement

Sweden's LORD BELIAL have parted ways with drummer Michael Backelin and have replaced him with RUNEMAGICK/ex-RELEVANT FEW skinsman Daniel Moilanen (half-brother of former SHOTGUN MESSIAH guitarist Harry K. Cody). The band are currently rehearsing and writing new material for their forthcoming album, due in late 2003/early 2004 through Regain Records. ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Singer's Past Haunts Daughter

Jason Ferguson of Orlando Weekly spoke with QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Geoff Tate who shared a funny story about the band's "glam" days. "That's one thing I've gone through a lot of: different and interesting haircuts," laughs Tate. "One section of the [Experience Music Project, Paul Allen's rock museum in Seattle] is dedicated to QUEENSRŸCHE. My oldest ...

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KID ROCK Talks About His Visit To The Middle East

CNN aired an interview with Kid Rock on Friday after they were forced to delay the broadcast on Thursday. Rock talked to Wolf Blitzer about his visit to the Middle East to perform for U.S. troops, his support for the war, and whether that support had strained his relationship with singing partner Sheryl Crow, who ...

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TOMMY LEE To BLABBERMOUTH.NET Bashers: 'Move The Fuck On!'

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has lashed out at the "retarded people" at BLABBERMOUTH.NET who have posted scathingly unflattering messages about his recently announced collaboration with BACKSTREET BOYS singer Nick Carter. Responding directly to the overwhelmingly negative comments on this site accompanying the June 27 article announcing Lee's alliance with Carter, Tommy ...

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SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA Sponsoring OZZFEST 2003

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. announced Wednesday (June 25) its sponsorship of the eighth annual Ozzfest 2003 tour. As sponsor for the third year in a row, Sony Computer Entertainment America will give consumers the opportunity to play the hottest new PlayStation(R)2 software titles at the show, the chance to win tickets to see Ozzfest ...

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