OZZY And KELLY's Version Of 'Changes' Nominated For IVOR NOVELLO Award

Ozzy Osbourne and daughter Kelly's reworked version of the BLACK SABBATH classic "Changes" is nominated in the best-selling U.K. single category at the U.K.'s prestigious Ivor Novello awards, which honor the best British songwriters and composers. The song, the original version of which appeared on BLACK SABBATH's 1972 album, "Black Sabbath, Vol. 4", was included ...

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ARCH ENEMY: Visa Delay Forces Band To Miss Philadelphia Show

Sweden's ARCH ENEMY have posted the following message on their web site: "We are extremely sorry to announce that we will not be able to begin the MACHINE HEAD tour at the Trocadero in Philadelphia on Wednesday 25th, due to problems obtaining a replacement US visa in Germany for singer Angela Gossow. Obviously, bands/musicians are ...

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BLAZE Perform In Belgium: Photos Available

BLAZE, the British band led by former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley, performed at Ten Weyngaert in Brussels, Belgium on Saturday (April 24). Check out pictures from Datapix Designs. BLAZE have just released their third album, "Blood and Belief" through SPV Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Tenth Dimension" was recorded at Backstage Studios ...

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RUNNING WILD: Tribute Album Track Listing Revealed

The track listing has been finalized for the "Tribute To Running Wild" album being released this summer/autumn through Remedy Records. It is as follows: 01. ASARU - "Black Hand Inn" 02. BURDEN OF GRIEF - "Raise your Fist" 03. CROSSFIRE - "Beggars' Night" 04. CRYSTAL SHARK - "Conquistadores" 05. JONTIF - "Freewind Rider" 06. LIGEIA ...

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HER ENCHANTMENT To Record Sophomore Album In September

Dutch "melodic gothic death metal" band HER ENCHANTMENT have set "Darkest" as the title of their sophomore full-length album, tentatively due in early 2005. The group will enter Voodoo Sound Studio in IJmuiden, Holland in September to begin recording the effort, the group's first with new vocalist Lucy Straates. Songtitles set to appear on the ...

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MESHUGGAH: New Album To Surface In October?

According to the German metal magazine Rock Hard, Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH have set an October 11 release date through Nuclear Blast Records for their new album, tentatively entitled "Catch 33". MESHUGGAH, who recently re-signed with Nuclear Blast after their previous contract with the label expired, are expected to release a one-song EP (clocking ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Perform To Capacity Crowd At SOULS 2004 Benefit

SYSTEM OF A DOWN played in front of a capacity crowd at their Souls 2004 benefit concert Saturday night at Los Angeles' Greek Theater. The concert raised awareness of the World War I-era mass murders of Armenians by Turkey's Ottoman Empire, which Turkey and several other nations, including the U.S., refuse to recognize as genocide, ...

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