Report: JOHNNY DEPP May Take OZZY Role

Sky News is reporting that actor Johnny Depp is understood to be in talks to play Ozzy Osbourne in a film about the rocker's life. In an interview with Kerrang! magazine, Ozzy's wife Sharon said nothing was 100% certain. But she said the former BLACK SABBATH frontman was talking to the "Pirates of ...

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TYRANNY's Four-Song Album To Feature 70 Minutes Of Music

Finnish death/doom metallers TYRANNY are hard at work on their debut full-length album, a four-song, 70-minute affair that is tentatively scheduled to be released in December. According to a posting on the Firebox Records web site, "the production is better and the material will perhaps feature slightly more variation" than on the band's "Bleak Vistae" ...

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ENTOMBED, DARK TRANQUILLITY, CANS Confirmed For Sweden's GÖTEBORGSKALASET Festival

ENTOMBED, DARK TRANQUILLITY, CANS (featuring HAMMEFALL singer Joacim Cans), NASUM and BURST have been confirmed for Göteborgskalaset, a nine-day festival set to be held August 6-14 at Frihamnspiren in Gothenburg, Sweden. The above-mentioned acts will perform on August 9. Göteborgskalaset reportedly offers "great performances from well-known artists, tasty food, and streets filled with cheering and ...

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KREATOR Confirmed For Norway's HOLE IN THE SKY Festival

German thrashers KREATOR are the latest band to be confirmed for the Hole in the Sky festival, a four-day event set to be held August 25-28 at three different venues in Bergen, Norway. The complete list of acts currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: DANZIG KREATOR ENTOMBED VADER KATATONIA ZYKLON SUSPERIA ...

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CORNERSTONE Featured On 'Hearts Of Metal' Compilation

CORNERSTONE, the project featuring ROYAL HUNT bassist Steen Mogensen and ex-RAINBOW/current YNGWIE MALMSTEEN vocalist Doogie White, are featured on the "Hearts of Metal Vol. 2" compilation (the best metal ballads) on SPV Records. The featured song is "Man Without Reason". The CD also has tracks from NIGHTWISH, DORO, MANOWAR, GOTTHARD, HAMMERFALL and STRATOVARIOUS, among others. ...

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AEROSMITH: TYLER & PERRY Appearance To Re-Air On 'World Café'

The AEROSMITH "World Café" session will re-air on Thursday, July 1. It will include an extensive interview with host David Dye and a historic acoustic performance with Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of "Back Back Train" and "Hangman Jury". The "World Café" airs regularly Mon-Fri with David Dye on over 160 AAA public radio affiliates ...

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