MARILYN MANSON To Exhibit Art At WEST MEMPHIS THREE Benefit

Marilyn Manson and Exene Cervenka will exhibit pieces of their art at "Cruel and Unusual: An Exhibition to Benefit the West Memphis Three" from September 6-20 at Sixspace Gallery in Los Angeles, according to MTV.com. Ex-DEAD KENNEDYS singer Jello Biafra will provide a taped lecture for the event. An opening-night reception will be hosted by ...

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SLAPSHOT: European Tour Dates Announced

SLAPSHOT will be teaming up with BLOOD FOR BLOOD and THE BLUE BLOODS for a European tour this fall. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Oct. 18 – Chemnitz, GER - AJZ Talschock Oct. 21 – München, GER - Feierwerk Oct. 22 – Schweinfurt, GER - Alter Stattbahnhof Oct. 23 – Berlin, GER - ...

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LIFE OF AGONY: Live CD/DVD Delayed

LIFE OF AGONY's forthcoming double live album and DVD, titled "River Runs Again: Live 2003", has been pushed back to an October release through SPV Records worldwide. A special limited-edition box set entitled "River Runs Again: Complete", containing digipak versions of the two live audio CDs and the DVD, will also be issued. LIFE OF ...

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AETERNUS: New Thinking, New Ideas

AETERNUS frontman Ares has posted the following message to the band's official web site: "Greetingz to ya' all! "Well, I don't have any breaking news for you all, but I decided to let you know about our plans when it comes to gigs and so forth as many write me about that. We don't have ...

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GRIFFIN Complete Work On Third Album

Norwegian metal act GRIFFIN have finished recording their third full-length album, "No Holds Barred", at Skansen Lydstudio in Trondheim, Norway under the co-production guidance of CHILDREN OF BODOM frontman Alexi Laiho. In addition to co-producing the effort, Laiho laid down guest guitar and vocals on the CD, which is tentatively scheduled to be released in ...

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ACHERON To Release New Album In October

American black/death metal band ACHERON have finalized the track listing for their new album, "Rebirth: Metamorphosing Into Godhood", due in October through Greek label Black Lotus Records. The group's first full-length collection of new material since 1998's "Those Who Have Risen", "Rebirth: Metamorphosing Into Godhood" will contain the following songs: 01. Chaos Invocation 02. Church ...

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NEVERMORE Conquer European Charts

NEVERMORE's latest CD, "Enemies Of Reality", appears poised to become the band's most successful offering to date, according to the European chart rankings released by the band's label, Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2000's "Dead Heart In A Dead World", which was recorded at a Seattle studio with producer Kelly Gray (QUEENSRŸCHE, SLAVE TO ...

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The Washington Times: Has PERRY FARRELL Sold Out?

Scott Galupo of The Washington Times reports that "Lollapalooza 2003 rolled through Nissan Pavilion Friday (August 1) with a little help from Verizon Wireless and Xbox, Microsoft's video-game system. Not a few in the rock press have noticed the 'irony' that the resurrected Lollapalooza tour, the alt-rock revue spawned by Perry Farrell in 1991 and ...

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LIONSHEART Bounce Back With New Lineup, Album

LIONSHEART, the early '90s British melodic rock outfit fronted by former GRIM REAPER/ONSLAUGHT singer Steve Grimmett, have completed work on a new album, "Abyss", due later in the year through an as-yet-undisclosed label. "Abyss" was recorded at the Warehouse Studio in Oxford, U.K. throughout May/June 2003 and was engineered by Steve Watkins. The complete track ...

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DESTRUCTION Filming New Video

Veteran German thrashers DESTRUCTION are in the process of filming a video for the track "Desecrators (Of The New Age)". The song comes off the group's forthcoming album, "Metal Discharge", due on September 22 through Nuclear Blast Records. As previously reported, a limited-edition version of "Metal Discharge" will include a bonus CD featuring demo material, ...

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