A PERFECT CIRCLE: 'eMOTIVe' Details Revealed

Billboard.com is reporting that A PERFECT CIRCLE's forthcoming album, "eMOTIVe", will include 10 covers and two new songs. In addition to previously announced versions of JOHN LENNON's "Imagine", MARVIN GAYE's "What's Goin On" and FEAR's "Let's Have a War", "eMOTIVe" includes renditions of songs by JONI MITCHELL, DEVO, DEPECHE MODE and BLACK FLAG, as well ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Reaches Out To Hostage Horror Victims

Ozzy Osbourne has joined the list of celebrities who have sent out donations for helping out the school children victimized in last week's school siege in Beslan, Russia, Newkerala.com reports. According to the Sun, Ozzy and his wife Sharon sent in their contribution amounting 10,000 pounds (approximately $18,000) for the children. "No words can describe ...

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Devil's Horns: Who Is Responsible For Metal's Famous Hand Signal?

Steve Appleford of LA CityBEAT recently conducted a "survey" of heavy metal musicians regarding the origins of the "devil's horns" hand sign — the horned hand, with index finger and pinkie raised proudly as the sign of the beast, which is being used as the "international greeting to heavy metal ecstasy." "Gene Simmons of KISS ...

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FBI To Probe GREAT WHITE Nightclub Fire Corruption Charges

The Associated Press is reporting that the FBI will review allegations made by the father of the GREAT WHITE nightclub fire victim that corruption and politics are the reason town fire inspectors were never indicted in the case. David Kane, the father of 18-year-old Nicholas O'Neill, who died in the February 2003 fire at The ...

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MORBID ANGEL Perform In Chile: Photos, Review Available

Chile's Grinder magazine has posted several photos from MORBID ANGEL's headlining concert at Teatro Providencia in Santiago on Tuesday (Sept. 7). Check them out here. MORBID ANGEL's appearance in Chile was part of the group's current South American tour, which marks bassist/vocalist David Vincent's first live performances with the group in eight years. ...

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VELVET REVOLVER's MCKAGAN, WEILAND To Open NYC Nightclub

According to the New York Daily News, Scott Weiland and Duff McKagan of VELVET REVOLVER and Brett Scallions of FUEL have teamed up with Jon Gabel and Mike Diamond, proprietors of the Vela restaurant in New York City, to create a rock-friendly venue open 24 hours a day on weekends. Dubbed Snitch, the nightspot will ...

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Former ANVIL/RAZOR Manager Lands At Canada's PAQUIN ENTERTAINMENT

Paquin Entertainment in Toronto has hired former SACRIFICE/ANVIL/RAZOR manager Ray "Black Metal" Wallace as a new booking agent specializing in metal and classic hard rock. Commented Wallace on his new position: "Yes, people, I'm back were I belong, booking metal across Canada. I've been around the scene for over 20 years and I'm glad a ...

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