CALLENISH CIRCLE Added To NO MERCY FESTIVALS 2003 Tour

Dutch melodic death metallers CALLENISH CIRCLE have reportedly been added to the forthcoming No Mercy/Easter Festivals 2003 European tour, which is also scheduled to include appearances by TESTAMENT, MARDUK, PRO-PAIN, NUCLEAR ASSAULT, DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER, MALEVOLENT CREATION, GRAVEWORM, and ARKHON INFAUSTUS. Another as-yet-undisclosed co-headlining act will reportedly be added to the bill. MORBID ANGEL were ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: Lighting Sharon's Fire

The following item was originally published in the current edition of Star magazine: How's this for burning love? Ozzy Osbourne spent a half-hour smelling candles at Rexall Drugs in West Hollywood trying to figure out which ones his ailing wife Sharon would like best. He finally gathered a heap of them in a basket and ...

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Former BUCKCHERRY Guitarist Joins THE WALLFLOWERS

Former BUCKCHERRY guitarist Yogi has joined THE WALLFLOWERS as the group's current touring axeman. He replaces former member Michael Ward, who left the band before the making of their new record, Red Letter Days, due on November 5th via Interscope Records. THE WALLFLOWERS will hit the road in November. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. ...

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EXODUS' GARY HOLT: 'Living In The Past Is For Losers'

Even though EXODUS are best known for their classic late '80s recorded output, guitarist Gary Holt refuses to live in the past, insisting that the Bay Area thrash veterans' decision to continue performing their earliest material has nothing to do with nostalgia. "Living in the past in for losers and assholes," Holt told Metal Rules. ...

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Former HELLOWEEN Frontman Announces Name For Solo Project

Former HELLOWEEN frontman Michael Kiske has reportedly set SUPARED as the name of his new "solo" project, which is tentatively due to issue its as-yet-untitled debut in January through Noise/Sanctuary Records. As previously reported, Kiske's forthcoming CD will contain "some cool heavy metal elements but also some poppy songs, but as always it is a ...

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