KONKHRA Ink Deal With CODE666, New Album Due In April

Danish extreme metallers KONKHRA have signed a worldwide deal with Code666 Records. The group's long-awaited new album, "Reality Check", is scheduled for an April release. The complete track listing for "Reality Check" is as follows: 01. Warmonger 02. The Lions Are Hungry 03. Reality Check 04. Eye Of Horus 05. Hellhound On My Trail 06. ...

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LIFE OF AGONY Sign With SPV/STEAMHAMMER RECORDS

The classic LIFE OF AGONY lineup of Keith Caputo (vocals), Alan Robert (bass), Joey Z (guitar) and Sal Abruscato (drums) have signed a deal with Germany's SPV/Steamhammer Records for the release of their upcoming double live CD and DVD, tentatively due later in the year. The as-yet-untitled effort, which was recorded at the group's reunion ...

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MUDVAYNE's CHÜD: 'Fuck GEORGE BUSH!'

MUDVAYNE frontman Chad Gray (a.k.a. Chüd) has slammed President George Bush over his foreign policy and the possibility of the U.S. waging war on Iraq. Speaking to the audience last night (Feb. 13) during the group's gig at l'Elysée Montmartre in Paris, France, Gray stated, "I'm sure that fuckin' you guys know all about this ...

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METALLICA: SANITARIUM Schedule To Accommodate Working Fans

METALLICA have made every effort to accommodate their fans who have to work during the week when devising the touring schedule for the upcoming Summer Sanitarium 2003. "We learned last time around that booking stadium shows on weekdays...not a great thing," METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich said. "Not to get too smart and too analytical, but ...

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OZZFEST Lineup To Be Announced Next Week

Ozzy and Jack Osbourne will announce the lineup for Ozzfest 2003 on Tuesday, Feb. 18. Acts rumored to be part of the tour include KORN, DISTURBED and CHEVELLE. The announcement will take place during a media lunch at the Osbourne family homestead. The press checks in at the Beverly Hills Hotel at 11:45 a.m., when ...

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ANTHRAX's BENANTE On ARTISTDIRECT: WE Don't Want Any Problems

ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante has officially confirmed the termination of the group's contract negotiations with ArtistDirect Records (as exclusively reported here yesterday). "ArtistDirect has problems, [and] we don't want to be associated with any problems," Benante explained in an e-mail to a fan. "We're going elsewhere. Can't say where just yet." ANTHRAX's new ...

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Shooting Begins On 'THE OSBOURNES' Finale

Season two of "The Osbournes" ended on Tuesday (Feb. 11) without much of the frenzy and media madness that accompanied last season's finale. MTV officials won't say what's in store for the third — and reportedly final — season. The first of its ten episodes began shooting in L.A. last month. "I think the core ...

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AUDIOSLAVE's MORELLO Stoked About AXIS At LOLLAPALOOZA

AUDIOSLAVE guitarist Tom Morello revealed during the Lollapalooza press conference on Monday (Feb. 10) that the revived summer tour is fully backing his political organization, Axis Of Justice. The organization, which Morello formed with members of SYSTEM OF A DOWN, hopes to make people aware and pro-active in a socio-political setting. "Yeah, there will definitely ...

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MINISTRY's JOURGENSEN Outlines Touring Plans

MINISTRY's previously announced North American tour with MUDVAYNE and IN FLAMES is far from a done deal, according to MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgensen. In addition, the group are contemplating launching their own summer tour in the U.S. "with a full line-up of decent bands for a change," according to Al. The following is Jourgensen's latest ...

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