CHILDREN OF BODOM Debut At Finnish #1!

Finland's CHILDREN OF BODOM have entered the Finnish album chart at number 1 with their latest CD, "Hate Crew Deathroll". View the whole chart by clicking here. "Hate Crew Deathroll" is set to be released in Japan on Feb. 5 via Universal Music, in Sweden on March 10 via Stockholm Records (Universal Group), ...

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THE WHO's ROGER DALTREY: 'PETE Is Innocent'

THE WHO singer Roger Daltrey yesterday broke his silence on the claims of paedophilia against his guitarist bandmate Pete Townshend and said: "I believe Pete is innocent." Daltrey, 58, said Townshend had spoken to him about campaigning against paedophile material two years ago. He told The Sun: "Pete was very angry about how easy it ...

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THE CROWN Announce More European Dates

Swedish thrashers THE CROWN, recently rejoined by original vocalist Johan Lindstrand, have announced additional dates as part of their upcoming European tour. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jan. 22 – Helsinki, FIN @ Tavastia Jan. 23 - Jyväskylä, FIN @ Lutakko Jan. 24 - Tampere, FIN @ Pakkahuone Jan. 25 - Turku, FIN ...

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SILVERGINGER 5 To Record New CD In March

SILVERGINGER 5, the band featuring THE WILDHEARTS frontman Ginger and former ELECTRIC BOYS guitarist/vocalist Conny Bloom, will record their new album in March. "Lots of melodies, riffs & sonic madness to look out for!" states Bloom via his official web site. ...

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THE CLASH Frontman Killed By 'Incredibly Rare' Heart Condition

The Sunday Mirror reports THE CLASH frontman Joe Strummer died from an incredibly rare heart condition he didn't know he had. His death certificate reveals he was suffering from an "intra-mural coronary artery' - where one of the heart's main blood vessels grows inside the muscle wall. The condition is so rare there have only ...

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THE WHO's PETE TOWNSHEND: 'I Am No Paedophile'

THE WHO guitarist Pete Townshend has admitted paying to download child porn from the internet. But the rock legend denied being a paedophile and claimed he only purchased the obscene material as research for a book. Townshend spoke out after reports said a rock star was at the center of an international probe into child ...

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H.I.M. Film New Video

Finland's H.I.M. spent most of last week shooting the second video from their upcoming "Love Metal" album with director Stefan Lindfors. The shoot for the track "Funeral of Hearts" "started with Ville in a rowing boat at the Arctic Ocean in Norway and ended at several outdoor locations near Helsinki," according to the band's official ...

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STRATOVARIUS Hit Brazil

Several photos taken during STRATOVARIUS singer Timo Kotipelto and drummer Jörg Michael's recent trip to Brazil to promote their upcoming "Elements Part 1" CD have been posted online at this location. "Elements Part 1" is due on Jan. 27 through Nuclear Blast Records. ...

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