ABADDON INCARNATE Prepare To Record New Album

Irish grindcore act ABADDON INCARNATE will enter Soundlab Studios in Sweden on November 25 to begin recording their new album, "Dark Crusade", for a January release through Xtreem Music. "Expect a load of short songs again — but with a few surprises!" the band write on their web site. The 35-minute effort will be recorded ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: Lawsuit Rumors Dismissed!

A spokesperson for Sharon Osbourne Management has dismissed widespread reports of yet another OZZY OSBOURNE lawsuit currently being fought. In a recent television appearance, Ozzy talked about the lawsuit-happy climate in the U.S., saying "We have a lawsuit going at the moment, we did a live recording of a show, and someone in the audience ...

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NILE Get Custom Guitar, End Touring Cycle

Dean Guitars recently completed a NILE custom V guitar — a "beautiful" U.S.A. handmade V in transparent black flame maple burst. Mr. Dean Zelinsky personally hand-delivered the guitar to NILE guitarist/vocalist Karl Sanders at the Vic Theatre in Chicago and spent the evening hanging out with the band, taking pictures and enjoying the show. Read ...

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THE COLOR RED Call It Quits!

Riverside, California-based band THE COLOR RED have called it quits. Drummer Preston Nash (ex-DOPE, PRIMER 55) will continue working with his own project NA$H full time, while no official word has been released on the future plans of the other members. NA$H are putting the finishing touches on their sophomore release and have generated management ...

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MY DYING BRIDE: New Live Photos Posted Online

MY DYING BRIDE have posted live photos from their performance at the Astoria in London last Friday (October 31) at this location. As previously reported, MY DYING BRIDE's brand-new studio album is scheduled for a February 2004 release through Peaceville Records. The follow-up to 2001's "The Dreadful Hours" was recorded at Academy Studios ...

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STRATOVARIUS Guitarist To Make Finnish TV Appearance

STRATOVARIUS guitarist Timo Tolkki will be making appearance on the Finnish Top-40 program on the national Yle1 channel this Friday (November 7) beginning at 6:36 p.m. As previously reported, STRATOVARIUS have just inked a brand-new three-album deal with Sanctuary Records (parent company of Noise Records). The contract, which is said to be worth three million ...

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TWISTED SISTER Announce Makeup-Less Gigs

BENT BROTHERTWISTED SISTER's evil twin (essentially a makeup-less version of the real thing) — will be re-emerging from the ashes of infamy to perform select concerts throughout the Northeast later this fall. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Nov. 29 - The Downtown - Farmingdale, NY Dec. 13 - The Chance - ...

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ANAL CUNT's SETH PUTNAM: 'CHRIS BARNES Is A Pussy'

ANAL CUNT frontman Seth Putnam reportedly caused SIX FEET UNDER singer Chris Barnes to cut short his band's headlining performance at The Living Room in Providence, Rhode Island on October 24 by screaming obscenities at the former CANNIBAL CORPSE vocalist and challenging him to a fight. The following is Putnam's account of the incident, as ...

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The Lost CLIFF BURTON Videotape — Found!

Video footage of late METALLICA bassist Cliff Burton's headbanging 1982 performance with the heavy metal group TRAUMA, shot only 24 hours before Burton was discovered by METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich, is finally being made available to METALLICA and Cliff fans everywhere. Don Wrege, director of "TRAUMA Live", explains how he ended up with this historic ...

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