SINERGY Singer To Publish Autobiography

Finland's SINERGY have posted the following update via their official web site (www.sinergy.org): "[SINERGY frontwoman] Kimberly [Goss] recently received a phone call from a writer who was interested in telling her life story in an exclusive autobiography. After meeting with the biographer and having gotten the green light from the publishing company, the book deal ...

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SPIRITUAL BEGGARS To Tour Japan

Swedish hard rockers SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, featuring former CARCASS and current ARCH ENEMY axeman Mike Amott, have announced the details of their Japanese tour, set to take place in April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 17 – Nagoya, JAP @ Club Quattro Apr. 18 – Tokyo, JAP @ Shibuya AX Apr. 20 – Osaka, JAP ...

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GORDIAN KNOT To Release 'Emergent' Next Month

The long awaited new GORDIAN KNOT album, "Emergent", will surface on Jan. 14, 2003 through Sensory Records. GORDIAN KNOT is the project of former CYNIC and current OSI (ORCHESTRA OF STRATEGIC INFLUENCE) bassist Sean Malone. "Emergent", the project's second album, will feature guest appearances by Bill Bruford (YES, KING CRIMSON), Jason Gobel (ex-CYNIC), Steve Hackett ...

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Ex-LED ZEPPELIN Guitarist To Raise Charity Funds

To help raise badly-needed funds for the Bury Hospice in the UK, former LED ZEPPELIN guitarist Jimmy Page has donated a rare three-CD LED ZEPPELIN promo set from his own personal home collection. This limited-edition, numbered mini box-set is being offered to the public for the first time ever. Best of all, it was owned ...

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THE SERVANTS Line Up Bay Area Gigs

San Francisco Bay Area's THE SERVANTS, featuring former MACHINE HEAD/TESTAMENT drummer Chris Kontos, have lined up the following dates during January: Jan. 09 – Palo Alto, CA @ The Icon (w/ GREAT WHITE) Jan. 10 – San Francisco, CA @ Blake's (w/ M.HEADPHONE, AUTOPUNCH) ...

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ARCH ENEMY Reschedule Scandinavian Dates

ARCH ENEMY's Scandinavian tour, originally set to take place last month, has been rescheduled for January 2003. The new dates are as follows: Jan. 25 – Västerås, SWE @ Club Rockers Jan. 26 – Stockholm, SWE @ Debaser Jan. 28 – Oslo, NOR @ John Dee website Jan. 29 – Gothenburg, SWE @ Musikens Hus ...

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NILE Gigs In Ohio Get Switched

The Cleveland and Cincinnati dates on the upcoming "The Art of Noise Tour 2003", featuring NILE, NAPALM DEATH, DARK TRANQUILLITY, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, and THE BERZERKER, have been switched, with the Cleveland show (at The Agora) now taking place on Sunday, Feb. 2 and the Cincinnati gig (at Bogart's) set for Monday, Feb. 3. In ...

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METALLICA To Appear At England's READING FESTIVAL

METALLICA are in negotiations to appear at the Reading Festival in the U.K. next summer. The 55,000-capacity event is scheduled to take place Aug. 21-24, 2003. As a result of this development, METALLICA are no longer believed to be planning an appearance at Donington Park, U.K. in June. Upcoming METALLICA tour dates are as follows: ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE's Mystery Neighbor Revealed

The Osbournes' noisy neighbour has been revealed as forgotten '80s pop star Owen Paul, Ananova.com reports. Viewers of the reality TV show's first season saw Sharon Osbourne throwing a large leg of ham over the fence in protest of the mystery neighbor's all-night partying. Paul, who had a hit with "My Favorite Waste Of Time" ...

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