New Florida Law Bans Suicide For Entertainment Purposes

Florida Governor Jeb Bush signed into law a bill that makes it a felony to assist in a suicide for commercial or entertainment purposes. The new measure, which was signed Tuesday (May 11), is in response to industrial rock band HELL ON EARTH allowing a terminally ill fan to commit suicide at one of their ...

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GLENN HUGHES, TESLA Confirmed For BOLINFEST 2004

Former DEEP PURPLE/BLACK SABBATH singer Glenn Hughes will once again play the BolinFest in Clear Lake, Iowa this Summer. It will be the event's 11th year of celebrating the memory of late DEEP PURPLE guitarist Tommy Bolin. It all takes place on the weekend of Friday, July 30 and Saturday, July 31, 2004 at the ...

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MARILYN MANSON Files Lawsuit Against Former Guitarist

Billboard.com is reporting that Marilyn Manson and bandmate Madonna Wayne Gacy have filed suit against former guitarist Daisy Berkowitz and a Florida record label over the release of "Lunch Boxes & Choklit Cows", an album of 1993 material cut by Manson's early band THE SPOOKY KIDS. The suit, which claims damages of at least $500,000, ...

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KISS Bassist GENE SIMMONS Offends Australian Muslims

Alex Wilson of the Australian Associated Press is reporting that KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has caused an uproar among Australia's Muslim community by launching an attack on Islamic culture while in Melbourne. Simmons, who is currently touring Australia with KISS, launched an attack on Muslim extremists during an interview on Melbourne's 3AW radio. "Extremism believes ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'Nemo' Video Posted Online

NIGHTWISH's video for their current single, "Nemo", has been posted online at this location (Real Media). The clip was shot with renowned director Antti Jokinen, who has previously directed music videos for such international artists as CELINE DION, EMINEM and SHANIA TWAIN. "Nemo" comes off NIGHTWISH's much-anticipated follow-up to 2002's "Century Child", "Once", ...

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KROKUS To Tour The U.S. In The Fall

Veteran Swiss hard rockers KROKUS will tour the United States throughout this fall for the first time in nearly 15 years with vocalist Marc Storace and guitarist Fernando von Arb reunited. Over the past 25 years, KROKUS have sold more than 10 million albums worldwide, the bulk of those recordings being sold in the U.S. ...

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