CHEVELLE Rumored For OZZFEST 2003 Main Stage

CHEVELLE are strongly rumored to have tentatively secured a slot on the main stage at this year's Ozzfest. CHEVELLE performed on the second stage at last year's Ozzfest, and this year the band has more ammunition with the Modern Rock hit "The Red", which is at Number Five on the industry publication Radio & Records' ...

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PISSING RAZORS Name New CD, Announce Live Show

PISSING RAZORS have set "Evolution" as the title for their upcoming studio album, tentatively due in April through Spitfire Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Where We Come From" marks the recording debut with the group of new guitarist Matt Difabio (ex-SINGLE BULLET THEORY) and vocalist Andre Acosta. In other news, the band have announced a ...

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TANK Line Up London Gig

Long-running U.K. rock legends TANK will perform at The Cartoon Club in London on Wednesday, Feb. 5. Joining them on the bill will be CREPETUS. TANK, whose "Still At War" CD came out at the end of last year, have also lined up two dates in Greece later this month. ...

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IN FLAMES Cancel Istanbul Appearance

IN FLAMES have postponed their previously announced date in Istanbul, Turkey on March 29 after getting an offer to tour the U.S., according to the web site of projected show openers, Denmark's WITHERING SURFACE. "Nevertheless we have been promised the support slot when IN FLAMES hopefully return [to] Turkey later this year," the Danes explain. ...

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HIRAX Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD 2003 Festival

Reunited California thrashers HIRAX are the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's installment of Bang Your Head festival, scheduled to take place Jun. 27-28 in Balingen, Germany. The list of artists currently set to perform at Bang Your Head 2003 looks like this: TWISTED SISTER DIO THIN LIZZY HAMMERFALL U.D.O. SODOM OVERKILL ...

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MY DYING BRIDE Singer Auctions Off Rare Items

MY DYING BRIDE frontman Aaron Stainthorpe has gathered up a lot of rare MDB stuff he no longer wants to hold onto and is in the process of auctioning it off on Ebay. The money raised will be donated to an animal sanctuary in Yorkshire. Says Aaron, "I have been having a look through all ...

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DIO Set Release Date For Live DVD

DIO have set April 22 as the release date through Eagle Vision (a division of Eagle Rock Entertainment) for their live DVD, tentatively titled "Dio's Evil Or Divine". "Dio's Evil Or Divine" was recorded on Dec. 13, 2002 at Roseland Ballroom in New York City and was directed by Ken Botelho for Century Productions. ...

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BESEECH Part Ways With Guitarist

Swedish "gothic metal" act BESEECH have parted ways with longtime guitarist Klas Bohlin. According to the band, Klas "felt for a long time that he wanted to do something else music-wise. We all wish him good luck in the future and he still of course are a great friend to us in the band." BESEECH ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Name New CD, Put Away Space Suits

POWERMAN 5000 have set "Transform" as the title for their recently-completed new studio album, due on May 20 through Dreamworks Records. An as-yet-undisclosed first single is scheduled to hit radio sometime in March. According to frontman Spider One, the CD will contain 12 brand new tracks and will include no reworked material from the scrapped ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY: Upcoming Dates Announced

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY have lined up the following dates during March/April: Mar. 13 – Orlando, FL @ Harley Davidson Bike Week Festival Mar. 14 - FL @ TBA Mar. 15 - FL @ TBA Apr. 03 – Las Vegas, NV @ Huntridge Theatre Apr. 04 – Tempe, AZ @ Bash on Ash Apr. 05 – ...

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