TUSKA FESTIVAL 2003: Photos Posted Online

Sonera Plaza has posted several photos of TYPE O NEGATIVE, THE HAUNTED, STRATOVARIUS and SENTENCED performing live at Finland's Tuska festival this past weekend. Check them out here. Tuska took place July 11-13 in the Kaisaniemi park in the center of Helsinki and featured additional appearances by AMORPHIS, ARCH ENEMY, CHILDREN OF BODOM, ...

Read more

FRED DURST Sighting In New York City

The New York Daily News reports LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst was eyed walking into Plaid in New York City on Wednesday (July 9) with a model who was a Britney Spears type. The lady "was like 10 inches taller than Fred — who had that thing with Brit — and had bleached-blond hair," snickered ...

Read more

Hailed Or Reviled, Music Of 1978-83 Just Won't Die

The Hartford Courant reports that it's been called "the worst period in rock history," yet music made between 1978 and 1983 just won't die. For proof, look at the summer concert schedule — it seems like it's all from that era: KISS, AEROSMITH, OZZY OSBOURNE, IRON MAIDEN, STEELY DAN, THE EAGLES, HEART and, of course, ...

Read more

DANKO JONES Complete Work On New Album

Canada's DANKO JONES have completed work on their new album, "We Sweat Blood", due on October 6 through Bad Taste Records in Europe. The complete track listing for the album is as follows: 01. Forget My Name 02. Dance 03. I Love Living In The City 04. I Want You 05. Heartbreak's A Blessing 06. ...

Read more

It's Official: AKERCOCKE Sign With EARACHE RECORDS

As first reported here on Friday (July 11), Earache Records have now officially confirmed the signing of the U.K. Satanic black/death metal band AKERCOCKE to a worldwide multi-album recording contract. The band are currently mixing their new album, "Choronzon", at Sonic Ranch studios in Tornillo, Texas with producer Neil Kernon (NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE) for a ...

Read more

MORBID ANGEL: Album Title Revealed!

Veteran death metallers MORBID ANGEL have set "Heretic" as the title for their seventh album, due in the U.S. on September 23 (a day earlier internationally) through Earache Records. Having had the working title of "H2K3" from the start of the recording process, the album's true title had remained shrouded in mystery but had been ...

Read more