METALLICA: More European Dates Announced!

More shows have been announced for the forthcoming METALLICA summer 2003 European tour. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jun. 6-8 – Nürburgring, GER @ Rock Am Ring Jun. 6-8 – Nürnberg, GER @ Rock Im Park Jun. 13 – Imola, ITA @ Heineken Jammin' Festival Jun. 26 – Roskilde, DEN @ Roskilde Festival ...

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OZZFEST 2002 Top-Grossing Festival Tour Of The Year

OZZY OSBOURNE's travelling metal extravaganza, Ozzfest, was the lone festival tour among the top 25 tours in the world for 2002, grossing $24.5 million, according to Billboard Boxscores. SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY was the top performer of the year, raking in $126.1 million. Rounding out the top five were the ROLLING STONES ($90 million), CHER ($67.6 ...

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'Spinal Tap' Joins National Film Registry

"This Is Spinal Tap", the 1984 Rob Reiner spoof rockumentary, was recently nominated, along with 22 other films, to be preserved by the National Film Registry at the Library of Congress. Also selected for the honor was the 1991 John Singleton gangster film "Boyz N the Hood", which co-starred Ice Cube. The 2003 slate, chosen ...

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TRANSPORT LEAGUE: Upcoming Show To Be Recorded

TRANSPORT LEAGUE's show at Belsepub/Underground in Gothenburg, Sweden on Jan. 17, 2003 will be recorded by the Swedish National Radio for broadcast sometime in the spring. In other news, the band will be entering Grand Glam Recordings in late February for an unspecified "recording session." ...

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JASON NEWSTED: 'VOIVOD Can Kick METALLICA's Ass'

Despite his previous statements to the contrary, ex-METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted — currently a full-time member of VOIVOD — is no longer available to return to his former group. "It would only happen if [METALLICA frontman] James [Hetfield] called me and asked me, or came to the house and asked me, looked me in the ...

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METALLICA Confirm Italian, Belgian Festival Dates

METALLICA have confirmed additional dates as part of their six-week summer 2003 European tour. They will now play at Heineken Jammin' Festival in Imola, Italy on Jun. 13 and Werchter Rock Festival in Werchter, Belgium on Jun. 28. The list of currently confirmed dates now looks as follows: Jun. 6-8 – Nürburgring, GER @ Rock ...

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