Report: How AEROSMITH's Fan Club Left Fans In The Lurch

The Associated Press is reporting that many artists hire outside companies to run their fan clubs, but one club designed to bring fans closer to their idols ended up dividing them. After AEROSMITH postponed three concerts in June, many ticketbuyers went without refunds. One fan, Ginny Roberson, posted a web page telling FansRule to kiss ...

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WORMED, GRONIBARD Confirmed For MARYLAND DEATH FEST 2005

WORMED, GRONIBARD, DESPISED ICON and AMOEBIC DYSENTERY are the latest bands confirmed for the Maryland Death Fest 2005, a two-day festival set to take place May 28-29 at the Thunderdome in Baltimore, MD. The complete list of acts scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: IMMOLATION (New York) CRYPTOPSY (Canada) GENERAL SURGERY (Sweden) ...

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FIVE STAR PRISON CELL Hard At Work On Debut Album

FIVE STAR PRISON CELL, the Melbourne, Australia-based tech-metal band featuring former FRANKENBOK vocalist Adam Glynn along with members of TENSION and EXTRA VIRGIN, have inked a deal with Faultline/Gorilla Music. The group are currently in the studio with D.W Norton putting the finishing touches on their debut album, "The Complete First Season", tentatively due in ...

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Video Of OZZY And SHARON's Press Conference Posted Online

Reuters has uploaded video footage of Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne's press conference on Tuesday (Nov. 23) to talk about the burglary at their English country home. "At the time when I had a go at the assailant, I acted purely on instinct," Ozzy said. "On hindsight, it could have been a lot worse, I could ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Film New Video

THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN have completed work on the second music video from their critically acclaimed album "Miss Machine". The video, for the song "Setting Fire to Sleeping Giants", was filmed on location in Union City, NJ with director Dale Resteghini (FALL OUT BOY, HATEBREED, SHADOWS FALL) and features THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN performing as ...

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SOILENT GREEN To Enter Studio In January

SOILENT GREEN will be entering Mana Recording Studios in Tampa, Florida with producer Erik Rutan (HATE ETERNAL) on January 5, 2005 to begin recording their new album. The as-yet-untitled effort is tentatively scheduled for a May 2005 relase through Relapse Records. A video for one of the album tracks will be shot to tie in ...

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MORS PRINCIPIUM EST: 'The Unborn' Track Listing Revealed

Finnish melodic death/thrash metallers MORS PRINCIPIUM EST have completed work on their sophomore album, entitled "The Unborn", at Tico Tico studio (SONATA ARCTICA, SENTENCED, FOR MY PAIN…, ALTARIA) in Kemi, Finland. Mastering will take place at Finnvox studios in December 2004. The cover art for the album is being handled by Mattias Norèn (www.progart.com). Commented ...

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ALL THAT REMAINS To Support KILLSWITCH ENGAGE In Europe

ALL THAT REMAINS, the Massachusetts-based act featuring former SHADOWS FALL vocalist Philip Labonte, have been confirmed to support KILLSWITCH ENGAGE in Europe beginning on January 19. Also on the bill are TWELVE TRIBES and JOHNNY TRUANT. The band will be shooting a video for the title-track of their latest record, "This Darkened Heart", on Tuesday, ...

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Former OUTSPOKEN Members Launch New Project

Former members of the Lava/Atlantic "post-grunge alternative metal" recording artists OUTSPOKENShaun Kennedy (guitar), Kevin McCreery (guitar), Donnie Highland (drums) and Frank Green (bass) — have teamed up with singer Geo Teubl (ex-BRIDGE) in an as-yet-unnamed new band. Teubl and the rest of the band met while on tour with OUTSPOKEN supporting their record ...

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DOMAIN Schedule CD Release Party

German melodic metal band DOMAIN have scheduled a special release party for their new CD, "Last Days of Utopia", on February 12, 2005 at the Headbanger's Ballroom in Hamburg, Germany. "Besides listening to the new record and — for sure — having lots of drinks with all of us, we will be doing a special ...

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