MADDER MORTEM To Support OPETH In Europe

Norway's MADDER MORTEM will be supporting Swedish metal masters OPETH throughout the months of February and March. This tour will mark MADDER MORTEM's return to Central European stages after their support slot on the TRISTANIA / ROTTING CHRIST / VINTERSORG tour in Autumn of 2001. Confirmed dates are as follows: Feb. 09 – Paris, FRA ...

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Former LIFE OF AGONY Drummer Available For Session Work

Former LIFE OF AGONY/TYPE O NEGATIVE drummer Sal Abruscato has announced that he is presently available for hire for albums or tours. Professional inquiries only should be sent to [email protected] LIFE OF AGONY reunited for two sold-out shows at the Irving Plaza in New York City last weekend, an experience that Abruscato calls "amazing and ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's DURST: 'I Didn't Sing With BRITNEY SPEARS!'

LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst has posted the following message at www.limpbizkit.com: "Well, howdy partners!!!!!!! I'm in the studio just about to wrap up the vocals!! Only four songs away!! Man, you're gonna shit!! Today, Al Jergesen [sic] from MINISTRY is in the studio with me and we're gonna tear some shit up!! I also ...

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IRON MAIDEN Producer Offers Another Recording Update

IRON MAIDEN producer Kevin Shirley, who is currently working with the band at a London studio on their as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2000's "Brave New World", has posted the following recording update via his official web site: "IRON MAIDEN/London. Got in to the studio yesterday [Jan. 9] at 11.30am. [Vocalist] Bruce [Dickinson] was the ...

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LINKIN PARK To Launch World Tour In Europe

LINKIN PARK will be kicking off their upcoming world tour in support of their much-anticipated follow-up to "Hybrid Theory" with shows in Milan, Paris, Manchester, London, and Hamburg, according to the group's official web site. After that, the band will be embarking on a full-fledged U.S. tour and continuing with a second year of Projekt ...

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LAMB OF GOD Finalize Track Listing For 'As The Palaces Burn'

LAMB OF GOD have finalized the track listing for their new album, "As The Palaces Burn", due on April 15 through Prosthetic Records. The much-anticipated follow-up to 2000's "New American Gospel", which was recorded at Richmond, Virginia's Montana studios with producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD), will contain the following songs: 01. Ruin 02. My ...

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BLACK CROWES Guitarist Resurfaces In HOOKAH BROWN

HOOKAH BROWN, the new band launched by BLACK CROWES guitarist Rich Robinson, will kick off an eight-date tour on Jan. 21 in Baltimore, according to Rolling Stone. In addition to Robinson on guitar and vocals, HOOKAH BROWN features drummer Bill Dobrow, and a pair of British musicians, bassist Fionn O'Lochlainn and singer John Hogg. Hogg, ...

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New York Post: Rattle Over OSBOURNE Necklace Raffle

The following item was published in today's edition of the New York Post: The uninvited guest who walked off with the $40,000 diamond necklace raffled off at the Osbournes' New Year's Eve event is being pressured to return it. Sharon Osbourne caused a stink when Renee Tab, an ICM agent, won the raffle at the ...

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COLD To Hold Listening Party For 'Year Of The Spider'

COLD will be holding a listening party for their new album, "Year of the Spider", the evening of Saturday, Jan. 18,in Los Angeles California, according to the group's official web site. The event is free and all COLD fans are invited. To attend this special event — which will include a personal appearance by COLD ...

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