MANOWAR Guitarist Wins Motocross Racing Event

MANOWAR guitarist Karl Logan received First Place in the category 250B (Amateur) at this year's Western NY Off-Road Association motocross racing event. Karl's title is a "great victory" after the accident he had a couple of years ago — the details of which can be seen in the "Hell On Earth Part 3" double DVD ...

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NYC Street Named For JOEY RAMONE

The corner of Second Street and Bowery near the legendary CBGBs club in New York City has been officially christened "Joey Ramone Place" for THE RAMONES' lead singer, who died of cancer in 2001 at 49. Check out pictures from Film Magic, Newsday. "Joey was a true New Yorker," said bandmate ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: ' I Was Sexually Abused As A Child'

Ozzy Osbourne has said in a newspaper interview that he was sexually abused as a child. The former BLACK SABBATH frontman said the abuse took place when he was a schoolboy in Birmingham. "I was sexually abused as a kid," Osbourne, 54, said in an interview splashed across three pages of Monday's (Dec. 1) Daily ...

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OMEN To Support HELLOWEEN In Texas

Classic metallers OMEN have been confirmed to support HELLOWEEN at three Texas dates in January. In addition, the band will perform a special CD-release show in December. Upcoming OMEN dates: Dec. 12 - The Indigo - Dallas, TX Jan. 22 - The Engine Room - Houston, TX (w/ HELLOWEEN) Jan. 23 - White Rabbit - ...

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DESTRUCTOR Continue Writing For New Album

DESTRUCTOR, Cleveland, Ohio's legendary power/thrash band, are hard at work writing and demoing new material for the follow-up to their very successful "Sonic Bullet" EP, released on Auburn Records earlier this year. New songs include "Skull Splitter", "Unleashed", "Immortal Metal", "Unearth The Earth", "We Are Ready", "Damage Control" and a reworked version of "Smash Your ...

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ICED EARTH: 'When Eagle Cries' Video Posted Online

ICED EARTH's video for the track "When Eagle Cries (Unplugged)" is available for viewing in streaming media at this location. "When Eagle Cries (Unplugged)" comes off the group's recently issued four-song single, "The Reckoning (Don't Tread On Me)", which was made available through the band's new label, SPV Records. A full-band version of ...

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D-A-D To Begin Recording Next Week

Danish rockers D-A-D will start recording the first tracks for their ninth album in a studio in Sweden on Monday, December 8. The band's last CD, "Soft Dogs", was officially certified gold (25,000 copies sold) in Denmark within four days of its release in February 2002. The album had shifted 32,000 copies domestically less than ...

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DIAMOND HEAD Guitarist Produces ONEPOINTTWENTYONE

DIAMOND HEAD guitarist Brian Tatler recently spent time in a recording studio producing a U.K. band called ONEPOINTTWENTYONE. A previous ONEPOINTTWENTYONE demo track, titled "Elf", can be downloaded at this location. No further information is available at this time. DIAMOND HEAD completed work on their first full album of new songs since 1993's ...

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VALUME NOB: Upcoming Shows Announced

VALUME NOB, the Louisiana based band featuring CROWBAR guitarist Kirk Windstein on bass, have lined up the following shows during December: Dec. 05 – New Orlans, LA @ Dixie Tavern Dec. 27 – Metairie, LA @ Zeppelins (w/ LACERATE, KILLING MERCY) The band, who describe their music as "AGNOSTIC FRONT meets CELTIC FROST with an ...

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KEEP OF KALESSIN To Release New EP In December

Norwegian black metallers KEEP OF KALESSIN will release their brand new mini-album, titled "Reclaim", on December 1 in Norway through FaceFront Records. The rest of the European continent will receive the CD on January 19, 2004. The group's first release since 1999's "Agnen: A Journey Through The Dark" (Avantgarde), "Reclaim" (5 tracks, 27 minutes) features ...

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