TROUBLE To Record Live Album

Reunited doom legends TROUBLE will be recording their first-ever live album on Jan. 21, 2003 at the House Of Blues in Chicago, Illinois. "TROUBLE will be performing a possible 120-minute set featuring several songs never [before] played live by the band," guitarist Rick Wartell revealed in the latest "Troubleheads" newsletter. "This is going to be ...

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TWISTED SISTER In Talks To Embark On Reunion Tour

TWISTED SISTER are strongly rumored to be planning a reunion tour in 2003, including a headlining appearance at the next installment of Sweden Rock Festival. The band, who reunited for their first performance in 14 years at last year's "New York Steel" benefit for the New York Police & Fire Widows' & Children's Benefit Fund, ...

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OSBOURNES to Renew Wedding Vows

Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne plan to make New Year's Eve a quiet night — with about 600 of their closest friends. The couple is renewing their wedding vows in Beverly Hills, Calif., in honor of their 20th anniversary, according to the Associated Press. They got married July 4, 1982, but delayed the celebration because of ...

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POISON Bike To Be Auctioned Off

The custom bike that is featured on the cover of POISON's last studio CD, "Hollyweird", and is included in the December 2002 issue of Easyriders magazine is being auctioned off via eBay at this location. "If you are looking for a super hot bike that looks, feels, sounds like and is a true ...

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CALLENISH CIRCLE Frontman To Guest On SAHARA DUST Debut

CALLENISH CIRCLE frontman Patrick Savelkoul will make a guest appearance on the debut album from Holland's SAHARA DUST, the new group formed by ex-AFTER FOREVER guitarist Mark Jansen, ex-CASSIOPEIA guitarist Ad Sluijter and keyboardist Coen Janssen. Savelkoul will reportedly lend his pipes to two, as-yet-undisclosed tracks. An early 2003 release through Transmission Records is expected. ...

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MNEMIC Sign With NUCLEAR BLAST

The Danish "hybrid metal" act MNEMIC, featuring INVOCATOR session drummer Brian Rasmussen and ex-MERCENARY guitarist Mircea G. Eftemie, have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band will enter AntFarm studio with producer Tue Madsen in March 2003 to record their debut album, due in the summer. In other news, MNEMIC will be embarking ...

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STIGMA: New Music Posted Online

Los Angeles, California-based STIGMA, featuring former DEPSWA drummer Colin Torres and TRAK 13 vocalist Jeff Zazueta, have made available for download two newly recorded MP3s ("All Away" and "Remember") via their official site, www.stigmamusic.com. The tracks were recorded and mixed by Shawn Sullivan (REEL BIG FISH, THIRD EYE BLIND), and feature a guest ...

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DARK FUNERAL Part Ways With NECROPOLIS RECORDS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DARK FUNERAL and MNW/No Fashion Records would like to announce that effective IMMEDIATELY they are no longer contractually bound to Necropolis Records. Official termination of contract papers were delivered to Owner/Operator Paul Thind of Necropolis Records as of week ending 11/22/02, officially ending DARK FUNERAL's tenure with said record label. This is ...

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MANOWAR: New Single Debuts At German #44!

The third and current single from MANOWAR's "Warriors Of The World" CD, "The Dawn Of Battle/I Believe" has entered the German single charts at position #44. The video for "I Believe" was shot on 35 mm in the Czech Republic with the support of thousands of fans at one of the first shows of the ...

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