ARTIMUS PYLEDRIVER Sign With BUZZVILLE RECORDS

ARTIMUS PYLEDRIVER, the Atlanta-based rockers, have inked a deal with Belgium's Buzzville Records. The band, who recently completed a successful three-week run with NASHVILLE PUSSY, will release their debut album in early 2005. The CD, which will reportedly feature "raw, dirty high-speed rock 'n' roll that will hit you in the face," will contain the ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE's U.K. Mansion Burglarized

The Associated Press is reporting that burlgars broke into Ozzy Osbourne's mansion in England and made off with "a large amount of jewelry" on Monday, police said. Two men broke into the BLACK SABBATH frontman's home in Chalfont St. Peter, Buckinghamshire, a county bordering London, early in the morning. The burglars used a ladder to ...

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SPEED KILL HATE Sign With LISTENABLE RECORDS

SPEED KILL HATE, the "old-school thrash" project featuring OVERKILL members Dave Linsk (guitar), Derek Tailer (guitar), and Tim Mallare (drums), have inked a deal with Listenable Records. The group's debut album, "Acts of Insanity", will be released in all of Eastern and Western Europe, along with Asia and Australia, on February 2, 2005. A European ...

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ZARAZA To Appear On SWANS Tribute CD

Canadian industrial doom/death metal mongrels ZARAZA have posted the following update at their official web site: "It may seem quiet in the ZARAZA camp, but things are slowly happening. First of all, we've nearly finished recording a cover of 'Half-Life' by the almighty SWANS that will come out next year on a tribute compilation from ...

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QUICK CHANGE Announce New Drummer

Former Roadrunner Records recording artists QUICK CHANGE have reunited with ex-VIOLENT WISDOM drummer Craig Williamson. "This will add a new power to the band that has been missing since the 'Money, Lust & Greed' CD," the band write in a press release. QUICK CHANGE are presently working on all-new material for their fourth full-length studio ...

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Original M.O.D. Guitarist To Perform With Reunited RHYTHM TRIP

Original M.O.D. guitarist Tim McMurtrie will be performing with his reunited band RHYTHM TRIP at a scheduled benefit concert for underprivileged kids, Toys for Tots, on December 17 at DingBatz in Clifton, NJ. Former S.O.D. and current M.O.D. frontman Billy Milano, who produced and managed RHYTHM TRIP in the mid-'90s, is rumored to be making ...

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TOMMY LEE Not Down With PARIS HILTON's Feet

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee tells Blender magazine that he hasn't seen the world's second most famous home sex tape — featuring Paris Hilton and then-boyfriend Rick Solomon. "I haven't seen it yet," he said. "But I heard she's got really ugly toes — that her feet are crazy-looking. I'm a foot man, so ...

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