UPDATE: VARG VIKERNES Captured After Car Chase!

A day after he failed to return to prison as scheduled following a short leave, Varg Vikernes was captured by the Norwegian police on a highway outside the country's capital. Vikernes was taken into custody at 12:45 a.m. Monday morning (October 27) after police in Oslo received information from police in Romerike that the fugitive ...

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KONKHRA: The Israel 'Reality Check Tour' Report

KONKHRA mainman Anders Lundemark has sent us the following report from the band's recent tour of Israel: "After confirming our involvement in this festival we did get some calls from family, asking us what we were thinking. In Denmark, nothing much happens, so if there is something happening in Israel, preferably a suicide bombing, it ...

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MARDUK Set Release Date For DVD

Swedish black metallers MARDUK have set a January 19, 2004 release date for their much-anticipated DVD, titled "Funeral Marches And Warsongs". The long-delayed disc will tentatively include, among other features, a live show recorded in Paris on the European leg of the World Funeral tour as well as footage of the band's reunion with former ...

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LACUNA COIL Complete Video For 'Heaven's A Lie'

Italy's LACUNA COIL have just finished filming a new promotional video for their single "Heaven's A Lie" with Revolver Film Company's (www.revolver.se) award-winning director Patric Ullaeus (DIMMU BORGIR, TIAMAT, MNEMIC, PASSENGER). LACUNA COIL will kick off another round of American dates on November 12 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. "Heaven's A Lie" comes off the group's 2002 ...

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Updated: BURZUM Leader Fails To Return After Short Leave From Prison

The Norwegian media is reporting that BURZUM mastermind Varg "Greven" Vikernes (a.k.a. Count Grishnack) failed to return after a short leave from his prison in Vestfold, Norway, where the black metal musician is serving a 21-year sentence for the August 1993 murder of MAYHEM guitarist Oystein Aarseth (a.k.a. Euronymous), the burning of three churches, and ...

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BOB DAISLEY Reacts To OZZY Court Ruling: 'It's Still Not Over!'

Former OZZY OSBOURNE bandmembers Bob Daisley (bass) and Lee Kerslake (drums) have vowed to continue their 20-year battle regarding royalties and proper credits on the early OZZY albums "Blizzard Of Ozz" (1980) and "Diary Of A Madman" (1981), despite a court ruling earlier this week that upheld the dismissal of their lawsuit against Ozzy and ...

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