ANTHRAX, CHILDREN OF BODOM, MAYHEM Confirmed For WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

ANTHRAX, BAL-SAGOTH, CATHEDRAL, CHILDREN OF BODOM, CANNIBAL CORPSE, DESTRUCTION, EKTOMORF, HYPOCRISY, MAYHEM, SCHANDMAUL and ZODIAC MINDWARP are the latest bands confirmed for the 2004 edition of Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-8, 2004 in Wacken, Germany According to an official newsletter from the festival's organizers, next year's event will be a ...

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EVANESCENCE Postpone Tour

EVANESCENCE's previously announced Nov./Dec. U.S. tour dates with SEETHER and FINGER ELEVEN have been postponed. Tickets will be honored for rescheduled shows or refunds are available at point of purchase. The new dates will be announced soon. EVANESCENCE, who recently parted ways with founding guitarist Ben Moody, were joined by COLD axeman Terry Balsamo during ...

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OZZY, KELLY's 'Changes' Video To Premiere On MTV

A video for Ozzy Osbourne and daughter Kelly's rendition of BLACK SABBATH's "Changes" (photos) will begin airing on MTV on Monday, November 24. The song, the original version of which appeared on BLACK SABBATH's 1972 album, "Black Sabbath, Vol. 4", is included on the reissued edition of Kelly Osbourne's 2002 debut, "Shut Up" ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Store Open For Business

S'Crue Online, the new official MÖTLEY CRÜE store, has been re-launched at this location. The store, which was originally open five years ago as a retail outlet on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles, will stock merchandise from MÖTLEY CRÜE's 22-year career, including the complete CRÜE CD catalog, DVDs, collectables, books, JVC signature line ...

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SHAMRAIN To Release Full-Length Debut

SHAMRAIN (formerly TEARS), the Finnish quartet who feature in their ranks ENTWINE frontman Mika Tauriainen, will release their debut full-length album, "Empty World Excursion", on November 28 through Watch Me Fall Records. The follow-up to the group's "Pieces" mini-CD was recorded at F-Field Studio in Lahti and features a musical style which is being described ...

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ZAN CLAN Announce Stockholm Gig

ZAN CLAN, the new band featuring former SHOTGUN MESSIAH/EASY ACTION frontman Zinny J. Zan, will play at the Hard Rock Cafe in Stockholm, Sweden on December 5. Part of the show will be broadcasted out on the Internet at www.rockklassiker.se. The band, whose lineup is completed by producer/songwriter Chris Laney (SCRATCH, UNAMEUS, 17, GODSACHE), former ...

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ZAKK WYLDE To Make In-Store Appearance

OZZY OSBOURNE/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY guitarist Zakk Wylde will make an in-store appearance at The Gear Trader in Huntington Beach, California on December 13 at 2:00 p.m. The details are as follows: The Gear Trader 18055 Beach Blvd. Huntington Beach CA 62648 (310) 404-4447 ...

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TO/DIE/FOR To Play First Gig With Session Vocalist

Finnish goth-metallers TO/DIE/FOR will play at the Riviera club in Kouvola (Finland) on Wednesday, November 26. The concert will mark the group's first live performance with session vocalist Juha Kylmänen (FOR MY PAIN, REFLEXION), following the departure of Jape Perätalo in August. Support at the gig will come from ACCESS BEYOND. A Mexican tour will ...

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