'KELLY OSBOURNE Is Obsessed With Me': CHRISTINA AGUILERA

Backstage at the American Music Awards on Jan. 13, Access Hollywood got to the bottom of the Christina Aguilera and Kelly Osbourne feud. "Personally I think she has a crush on me, because she seems so obsessed with talking about me," Christina told Access. It all started when Kelly made fun of Christina's Christmas CD ...

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MEMENTO Set Release Date For 'Beginnings'

Australia's MEMENTO have set a Feb. 25 release date through Columbia Records for their debut album, "Beginnings". "Beginnings" was produced by Toby Wright (ALICE IN CHAINS, SOULFLY, TAPROOT) and mixed by Brendan O'Brien (STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, KORN, PAPA ROACH). ...

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KARI RUESLÅTTEN Adds Norwegian Dates

Former THE 3RD AND THE MORTAL "goddess of beauty" Kari Rueslåtten, presently known simply as Kari, has added more dates to her upcoming itinerary. Kari's current schedule is shaping up as follows: Jan. 24 - Bergen, NOR @ Kvarteret Feb. 28 – Halden, NOR @ Studenthuset Mar. 01 – Horten, NOR @ Jazzklubb Apr. 06 ...

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HALFORD Announce New York Date

HALFORD will perform a one-off concert at L'Amour in Brooklyn, New York on Friday, Feb. 28. Also appearing on the bill will be SYMPHONY X. HALFORD are tentatively scheduled to embark on a full-length North American tour in late March. Upcoming HALFORD tour dates: Feb. 01 - Las Vegas, NV @ House Of Blues Feb. ...

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DIABOLIC: The Truth And Nothing But The Truth

From the desk of Olympic Records: Recently, conflicting press releases were issued regarding Tampa, Florida's DIABOLIC. Aside from the news posted at the official DIABOLIC web site (http://www.diabolicblastmasters.com) no press releases or news updates were seen or approved of by DIABOLIC'S record label or distributor. Unfortunately, due to the unofficial nature of the press releases, ...

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GRAVE DIGGER Name New CD

German power metallers GRAVE DIGGER have set "Rheingold" as the title for their upcoming CD, due on May 26 through Nuclear Blast Records. According to an official press release from the band, "The concept is following the Saga of the Nibelungs. We worked out 'The Ring Of The Nibelungs' from Germany's famous composer Richard Wagner. ...

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SOULFLY Announce U.K. Dates

SOULFLY have lined up a batch of U.K. shows in support of their current album, "3". Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 19 - London, UK @ Astoria Mar. 20 - Wolverhampton, UK @ Wulfrun Mar. 22 - Glasgow, UK @ Garage Mar. 23 - Manchester, UK @ Academy 2 ...

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METALLICA Bassist Search: Rumors Abound

Former SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and current OZZY OSBOURNE bassist Robert Trujillo is rumored to have made three trips to METALLICA's Bay Area headquarters in the recent weeks to audition for the vacant bassist slot in the group. Also said to have tried out for the band is former MARILYN MANSON bassist Twiggy Ramirez, a close friend ...

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ICED EARTH Sign With SPV/STEAMHAMMER!

Veteran Florida metal act ICED EARTH have inked a new worldwide deal with SPV/Steamhammer Records. The band are presently working on their new studio album, "Glorious Burden", due in late summer/early fall. ICED EARTH mainman Jon Schaffer had the following to say regarding the signing: "Well people, the deal is finally done. ICED EARTH will ...

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