DARK FUNERAL To Embark On Russian/Ukranian Mini-Tour

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL are tentatively scheduled to embark on a Russian/Ukranian mini-tour (consisting of 3-4 dates) in early December. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. As previously reported, DARK FUNERAL have been confirmed to headline the Nordic Rage Metal Festival 2004 on November 6 at Folkets Hus in Boden, Sweden. Other ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH's New Reality Show Is A Huge Ratings Success

According to a posting on Sebastian Bach's web site, the former SKID ROW singer's new VH1 reality show, "I Married Sebastian Bach", was the top-rated show on VH1 the day it premiered. In addition, it was the most-watched show on the whole network on Tuesday, September 14. Furthermore, "I Married Sebastian Bach" is the top-rated ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer To Launch Official Web Site

NIGHTWISH frontwoman Tarja Turunen will launch her official web site, www.tarjaturunen.com, on Monday, September 20. As previously reported, the North American edition of NIGHTWISH's latest album, "Once", due October 5 via Roadrunner Records, will include extra material not found on the album's original European release: the bonus cuts "White Night Fantasy" (originally released ...

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OPETH Frontman Becomes First-Time Dad

Congratulations are in order for OPETH frontman Mikael Åkerfeldt and his wife Anna, who became the parents of a baby daughter, Melinda, this past Monday (Sept. 13). It is the couple's first child. As previously reported, Åkerfeldt has started writing material for the group's next album, tentatively scheduled to be recorded sometime in the early ...

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Swedish Television Unearths JIMI HENDRIX Concert From 1969

The Associated Press is reporting that technicians at Sweden's public television have unearthed an unexpected delight for music lovers: the complete original recording of a Jimi Hendrix concert in Stockholm from 1969 on a tape long thought to have been destroyed. The unmarked tape was recently found stashed on a shelf deep inside station's enormous ...

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MURDERDOLLS Singer Seeks Lead Guitarist

MURDERDOLLS frontman Wednesday 13 is looking for a lead guitarist to join his solo band for a European tour in November. "This is not a fill-in gig, this is a position for a full-time member of the band," Wednesday states in a press release. "Image is a must. If you're afraid of wearing make-up and ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: 'Nymphetamine' Video Posted Online

CRADLE OF FILTH's video for the title track to their upcoming album, "Nymphetamine", has been posted online at this location. The clip, which was directed by Dani Jacobs, features a guest appearance by Norwegian singer Liv Kristine (LEAVES' EYES, ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY). CRADLE OF FILTH bassist Dave Pybus recently shared with the Roadrunner ...

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