DESTRUCTOR Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD Festival

DESTRUCTOR, Cleveland, Ohio's legendary power/thrash band, will be making their European debut at this year's Bang Your Head festival, scheduled to take place Jun. 27-28, 2003 in Balingen, Germany. DESTRUCTOR will be performing twice at the event — the "warm-up show" on Thursday, June 26 and on the main stage on Friday, June 27. The ...

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OSBOURNES' PEPSI TWIST Commercial Posted Online

The 45-second commercial for the new lemon-flavored Pepsi Twist, featuring Ozzy Osbourne and his children, Jack and Kelly, along with a host of celebrities, has been posted online at this location. The commercial, which was shot last month in Los Angeles, shows the two Osbourne children "unwrapping" their faces to reveal they are ...

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SATYRICON Announce Russian Date

Norway's SATYRICON have added a Russian date to their upcoming European tour. The black metal legends, whose latest CD, "Volcano", was released at the end of last year, will be performing at DKG in Moscow on March 29. ...

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'Home Alone' Star Gives Smoking Lesson To MARILYN MANSON

The following item was originally published in today's edition of the New York Post: Macaulay Culkin had to teach Marilyn Manson to smoke for his role as transvestite entertainer Christina in "Party Monster", the Sundance film about club-kid killer Michael Alig. "We were shooting in a nasty neighborhood in Brooklyn and Mac takes Marilyn to ...

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HARLEY FLANAGAN Slams CRO-MAGS 'Farewell' Tour Plans

CRO-MAGS co-founder Harley Flanagan (bass/vocals) has issued a statement slamming his former bandmate, vocalist John Joseph, over his plans to embark on a CRO-MAGS "farewell" tour next month with an all-new lineup that does not include Flanagan. The statement reads as follows: "Harley Flanagan WILL NOT be touring with John Bloodclot and his NO-MAGS. This ...

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AGNOSTIC FRONT Guitarist Signs Deal With STILLBORN RECORDS

Stillborn Records, the label headed up by HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta, have inked a deal with AGNOSTIC FRONT guitarist Vinny Stigma. Also freshly signed to the label are Connecticut's WITH HONOR, who include in their ranks former members of HAMARTIA and IN PIECES. WITH HONOR's first release for Stillborn will be an EP that they ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER Quits UFO — Again

Guitarist Michael Schenker has quit UFO. The official statement announcing Schenker's departure from the group reads as follows: "Michael Schenker quits UFO!!! Michael gives back his 50% so they can tour (without Michael Schenker). Be aware if you buy a UFO concert ticket — it will be without Michael Schenker! Don't be fooled again." In ...

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