METALLICA Fans Gulp Down Hot Sauce And Lick Toilet Bowls

Buffalo, NY's WIVB TV4 is reporting that listeners gulped down hot sauce and licked toilet bowls to win free tickets to a METALLICA concert. That's what happened this Wednesday morning (Oct. 6) at a rather bizarre contest sponsored by radio station 103.3 The Edge. Some got a free ticket to the inside of an ambulance ...

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VALUME NOB Confirmed For VOODOO MUSIC EXPERIENCE

VALUME NOB, the Louisiana based band featuring CROWBAR/DOWN guitarist Kirk Windstein on bass, have been confirmed to play the sixth annual Voodoo Music Experience in New Orleans. This year's lineup includes THE BEASTIE BOYS, KID ROCK, VELVET REVOLVER and more. VALUME NOB will take the stage at 4:15 p.m. on Saturday, October 16. As previously ...

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Finnish Metal Awards 2004: First Details Revealed

The 2004 installment of the Finnish Metal Music Awards (Sirkkelirock 2004) will be held at the Tavastia club in Helsinki on January 8, 2005. The line-up of performers for the event is currently being finalized and is expected to be announced soon. This year, the metal fans are being invited to vote for the "Metal ...

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CHTON: Help Sought In Recovering Stolen Guitar

CHTON, the Norwegian death metal band featuring Kenneth of KEEP OF KALESSIN and Torstein of MANES, had one of their guitars stolen last month at the Southern Discomfort festival in Kristiansand, Norway. "Keep your eyes open for anyone trying to sell or have suddenly 'bought' a black Gibson Explorer," the band write on their web ...

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KALEDON To Resume Recording This Month

Italian symphonic power metallers KALEDON will be entering Giuseppe Orlando's The Outer Sound Studios on October 25 to resume work on their third CD, "The Way of the Light", tentatively due in January through SteelBorn Records. The drum tracks for the CD were laid down in July at Alpha & Omega studios in Como, Italy ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Guitarist Undergoes Hip-Replacement Surgery

MÖTLEY CRÜE guitarist Mick Mars underwent full hip replacement surgery in a minimally invasive surgical procedure Tuesday (Oct. 5) at Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. Mars has been struggling with the chronic, degenerative illness, ankylosing spondylitis. Following the operation, surgeon Dr. Brad Penenberg said, "The surgery went extremely well and I expect him to ...

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