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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Updated: HELLOWEEN Singer Taken Ill, Band Cancel European Gigs

HELLOWEEN have cancelled three shows on their current European tour (Cracow, Poland on Oct. 25, Oslo, Norway on Oct. 27 and Copenhagen, Denmark on Oct. 28) in order to allow vocalist Andi Deris to recover from an unspecified virus which has caused the group cut short their performance in Berlin, Germany Friday night (October 24). ...

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SOIL: New Music Posted Online

Two tracks from SOIL's upcoming album "Redefine" have been posted online. You can check out streams of "Pride" and "Cross My Heart" here. "Redefine" is scheduled for release in February 2004 through J Records. SOIL are currently on the road with STATIC-X, SKRAPE, and TWISTED METHOD. The dates are as follows: Oct. 27 ...

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VENOM Guitarist To Release New Solo Album In February

VENOM guitarist Mantas has enlisted Italian guitarist Dario Mollo to produce his long-delayed second solo album, "Zero Tolerance". Mollo (SKYCLAD, CRADLE OF FILTH, ANATHEMA, etc.) reportedly got the job after Mantas heard his work on the new SKYCLAD CD. Says Mantas, "Although the SKYCLAD music is a million miles from my own sound, I've worked ...

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