THE HAUNTED Complete Work On Nine Songs For Forthcoming CD

Swedish high-energy thrashers THE HAUNTED have completed "about nine songs" their forthcoming third full-length CD, due in early 2003 through Earache Records, according to a posting from bassist Jonas Björler on the group's official web site. "The process of writing songs usually starts off with one good riff or a good rhythm idea, and then ...

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USURPER Commence Pre-Production For EARACHE RECORDS Debut

Chicago death/thrash lords USURPER have commenced pre-production for their sixth, as-yet-untitled CD with producer Neil Kernon (i.e. CANNIBAL CORPSE, NEVERMORE) for a late 2002/early 2003 release through Earache Records. According to the label's official web site, as-yet-undisclosed members of MANOWAR will make guest appearances during the recordings. USURPER's forthcoming CD will be the group's first ...

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NEUROTICA Jump To OZZFEST 2002 Main Stage

Florida rockers NEUROTICA will move up to the main Ozzfest 2002 stage beginning with the August 3rd date at the Polaris Amphitheatre in Columbus, Ohio. The band will kick things off at 5:00 PM. Audience reaction to NEUROTICA's blistering set has been so intense that a few weeks ago tour organizers bumped up the band's ...

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MESHUGGAH Guitarist Speaks Out On OZZFEST 2002 Experience

MESHUGGAH guitarist Mårten Hagström recently spoke to MTV.com about the experience of playing the second stage at this year's Ozzfest and the unusual amount of support the band have received from other artists and musicians—a list that includes TOOL, SLAYER and SYSTEM OF A DOWN, among others. "I heard that Jack Osbourne really wanted us ...

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OBITUARY Reunite For Impromptu Appearance At OZZFEST 2002

Three-fifths of the classic line-up of OBITUARY reunited on stage at the Friday, July 26th stop of Ozzfest 2002 in West Palm Beach, Florida as part of ANDREW W.K.'s set at the event. W.K. drummer Donald "D.T." Tardy, vocalist/brother John Tardy, and bassist Frank Watkins were accompanied by Andrew, Gregg and Pain on guitars as ...

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"THE OSBOURNES" To Be Made Available On DVD, Video

Miramax Films has reportedly signed The Osbournes TV series for DVD and video. Sharon Osbourne is said to have signed the deal after negotiating directly with Miramax chairman Harvey Weinstein. "As soon as I discussed this project with Harvey, I knew that Miramax was the right home for The Osbournes, said Sharon Osbourne in a ...

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ENTOMBED To Issue CD Of Covers

ENTOMBED's next release will reportedly be a full-length CD containing all the cover songs that the group have recorded and released via various albums, B-sides and single appearances. Entitled Sons Of Satan Praise The Lord, it will be issued by Music For Nations Records in Europe and by Koch Entertainment in the USA. A September/October ...

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SEPULTURA: In-Studio Webcam Installed

SEPULTURA commenced the recording process for their upcoming EP of covers yesterday (Sunday, July 28th) and expect to be done with the project on or around August 9th. In the meantime, you can see the guys at work via the webcam which has been installed at Trama studio and the pictures from which are viewable ...

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