COSMOSQUAD Line Up Hollywood Appearance

Los Angeles-based instrumental trio COSMOSQUAD, featuring guitarist Jeff Kollman, drummer Shane Gaalaas, and bassist Barry Sparks, are celebrating the release of their new "Live at the Baked Potato" CD with a Tuesday, November 5 appearance at that very venue, located at 3878 Cahuenga Blvd W., North Hollywood, CA. In related news, Kollman and Gaalaas will ...

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AUDIOSLAVE: 'Cochise' Video Available For Download

AUDIOSLAVE's video for the track "Cochise", the first single off the group's self-titled debut, is available for download from Urban Chaos Videos at this location (look in the "downloads" section"). Also available for download from the same site are videos for HAMMERFALL's "Hearts On Fire" and NIRVANA's "You Know You're Right", among others. ...

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VOIVOD's JASONIC, PIGGY To Appear On '107.7 THE BONE'

VOIVOD bassist Jasonic (a.k.a. former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted) and guitarist Piggy will be making a live appearance on 107.7 The Bone's "Metal Zone" show with host Billy Steel on Friday, on Friday, October 25 from 9:00 p.m. PST to 11:00 p.m. PST. The show is webcast live on the Internet from 107.7 The Bone's ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Announce UK Gigs

CRADLE OF FILTH will be playing a total of three UK shows in December, including their previously announced December 13 gig at The Astoria in London. The details are as follows: Dec. 11 – Wolverhampton, UK @ Wulfrun Hall Dec. 12 – Norwich, UK @ The Waterfront Dec. 13 – London, UK @ K-Fest CRADLE ...

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DAVE LOMBARDO To Perform With Side Project

SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo will reportedly be performing with his side project PHILM at Club Ibiza in Whittier, California on Thursday, November 7. Formerly known as SHRINE OF COIL, PHILM include in their ranks vocalist/guitarist Gerry Nestler and bassist Juan Perez, both from L.A.'s CIVIL DEFIANCE. The band's music has previously been described by Lombardo ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, ZIMMER'S HOLE To Tour Europe

STRAPPING YOUNG LAD and ZIMMER'S HOLE will reportedly be teaming up for a European tour in March. In other news, ZIMMER'S HOLE — whose lineup includes guitarist Jed Simon and bassist Byron Stroud of STRAPPING YOUNG LAD — will be re-releasing their first album, "Bound By Fire", through Virusworx Records on January 27. The reissue ...

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ZYKLON Finish Writing New Album

Norway's ZYKLON, featuring Zamoth (a.k.a. Samoth) and Trym of EMPEROR, have nearly completed work on the material for their next album, which will record early next year for a tentative summer 2003 release. The follow-up to last year's "World Ov Worms" CD will feature Secthdamon (ODIUM, MYRKSKOG) on bass/vocals, following the departure of Daemon (LIMBONIC ...

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GENE SIMMONS Speaks Out On Marriage, Religion And KISS

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons conducted an interview with Australia's Courier Mail last week in which he offered up the usual number of verbal nuggets that are certain to raise a few eyebrows. The following are some of the highlights of the interview as they appear in the online version of the story: On organized religion: ...

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KELLY OSBOURNE Embarks On First Celebrity Feud

The following news item comes to us courtesy of the New York Daily News: Like father, like daughter. Now that MTV's "The Osbournes" has made her a star, Kelly Osbourne is embarking on her first celebrity feud. Visiting Sydney, Australia, recently, Ozzy's little girl shocked reporters by using the C-word to describe Aussie pop star ...

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NIGHTWISH Announce Final Dates Of "Century Child" Tour

Finland's NIGHTWISH will perform the last two shows of their "Century Child" World Tour in Germany during January. The details are as follows: Jan. 11 – Oberhausen, GER @ König-Pilsener-Arena Jan. 12 – Munich, GER @ Colosseum After these shows, NIGHTWISH are expected to take a break from live performances until sometime in the summer/fall ...

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