OZZY OSBOURNE Talks To WRIF: Audio Available

Ozzy Osbourne recently spoke with Arthur P of WRIF in Detroit about the Ozzfest music festival, Jason Newsted's addition to his touring band, and wife Sharon Osbourne's battle with colon cancer. Regarding this year's Ozzfest, Ozzy said, "I'm looking forward to going on this Ozzfest this year, because the last Ozzfest, I only got the ...

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CRIMINAL Part Ways With Bassist

CRIMINAL, the formerly Chile-based act who feature in their ranks former PENTAGRAM mainman Anton Reisenegger, ex-EXTREME NOISE TERROR drummer Zac O'Neil and former ENTWINED keyboardist Mark Royce, have parted ways with bassist Robin Eaglestone (ex-CRADLE OF FILTH). According to Robin, "My departure from CRIMINAL has been long overdue and I'm sorry to say that it ...

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FORCE OF EVIL Begin Recording Debut CD

FORCE OF EVIL, the new Danish all-star band featuring guitarist Michael Denner (ex-MERCYFUL FATE), guitarist Hank Shermann (MERCYFUL FATE), bassist Hal Patino (KING DIAMOND), drummer Bjarne Holm (MERCYFUL FATE), and vocalist Martin Steene (IRONFIRE), entered the studio on Monday (March 24) to begin recording their debut album, due on June 15 through an as-yet-undisclosed label. ...

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DARK ANGEL Added To X-MASS FESTIVALS Dates

Reunited Los Angeles thrashers DARK ANGEL have reportedly been added to the Antwerpen, Belgium (Dec. 20) and Tilburg, Holland (Dec. 21) stops of the upcoming X-Mass Festivals European tour. The trek, which will feature appearances by HYPOCRISY, DESTRUCTION, NILE, VADER, DEW SCENTED, DISBELIEF and MISERY INDEX, will kick off on Dec. 7 in London and ...

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DESTRUCTION Set Release Date For New CD

DESTRUCTION have set a Sept. 29 European release date through Nuclear Blast Records for their upcoming CD, the group's first since the departure of drummer Sven Vormann (he has since been replaced by Marc Reign). The band will hit Little Creek Studio in Switzerland next week for the final phase of the pre-production for the ...

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THE GATHERING: 'Souvenirs' To Receive American Release

THE GATHERING's long-awaited new full-length album, "Souvenirs", is scheduled for a May 6 American release through The End Records. "Souvenirs" was released in most of Europe on Feb. 24 through the group's own Psychonaut Records. The full track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. These Good People 02. Even the Spirits are Afraid ...

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