SIEBENBÜRGEN Split With Singer

Sweden's SIEBENBÜRGEN have parted ways with vocalist Turid Walderhaug. As a result, the band will utilize the services of female singer Erika during their show in Gunzendorf on Nov. 22. No further information is available at this time. ...

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MARILYN MANSON: EMINEM Is Delighted With My New Album

Multi-platinum rapper EMINEM gave a "thumbs up" to the new MARILYN MANSON album when the two shock frontmen ran into each other at last week's MTV Europe Music Awards in Barcelona, Spain, according to Manson's latest online journal entry. "I did give the glad hand to Eminem, who seems rather delighted with the bits of ...

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SONATA ARCTICA Name Album, Announce Japanese Tour

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA have set "Winterheart's Guild" as the title for their upcoming CD, which is due to be released on Feb. 22 in Japan and Mar. 17 in Finland. "Winterheart's Guild" features a guest appearance by keyboardist Jens Johansson (STRATOVARIUS/ex-DIO), who plays on four of the album's cuts. In other news, SONATA ...

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SLAYER Set Release Date For Live DVD

SLAYER have set Feb. 11, 2003 as the release date for their upcoming DVD, titled "War At The Warfield". Recorded at San Francisco's The Warfield on Dec. 7, 2001 during the band's "God Hates The World" tour, "War At The Warfield" marks one of the last live appearances with the group of drummer Paul Bostaph, ...

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Former EMPEROR Drummer Inks Deal For New Project

Norwegian black metallers SHADOW SEASON, featuring ZYKLON/ex-EMPEROR drummer Trym, bassist/vocalist B. Winter, and guitarist Void, have inked a deal with Portugal's Sound Riot Records and will issue a four-song EP, titled "The Frozen", in December. Recorded and mixed at Tram Lydstudio during the summer months of 2002, "The Frozen" features guest appearances by GEHENNA's Sanrabb ...

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TED NUGENT Sets New Record

Over 3,000 people turned out for TED NUGENT's Nov. 14 CD/book signing at Borders Books & Music in Traverse City, Michigan, where the Motor City Madman signed copies of his latest album "Craveman" (his first in seven years), his newest book "Kill It And Grill It" (co-written with wife Shemane) and his New York Times ...

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