THE DARKNESS Singer's Neighbors Responsible For Wheel Theft

Tips coming into Britain's The Sun indicate that the people responsible for stealing the wheel's off THE DARKNESS singer Justin Hawkins' Jaguar XK-8 coupé live in the same west London neighborhood as Hawkins does, and weren't pros. "Right, I'm heading over there now with a shovel to teach them a lesson," the singer fumed. "It's ...

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BESEECH Singer To Guest In Russian Rock Video

BESEECH singer Lotta Höglin will travel to Russia in the middle of August participate in the filming of a video for the Russian rock band ANJ (web site), according to a posting on BESEECH's web site. Höglin is the last-minute replacement for ANJ's original choice for the female singer in the video, LULLACRY ...

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SKINLAB Frontman Confirms Plans For DEFIANCE Reunion Show

SKINLAB frontman Steev Esquivel has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET that talks are underway for a reunion show by the long-defunct San Francisco Bay Area thrash band DEFIANCE. Esquivel joined DEFIANCE prior to the recording of their 1990 album "Void Terra Firma" and remained in the group until their split a couple of years later. "The guys ...

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W.A.S.P. To Return To The U.K. In November

Various U.K. online ticket vendors, including Ticketmaster.co.uk and SeeTickets.co.uk are offering tickets to W.A.S.P. shows in November. Although unconfirmed by Waspnation.com, the official site of Blackie Lawless' shock-rockers, it appears that W.A.S.P. will be returning to the London Astoria on November 5, while Nottingham Rock City will also feature on the tour. Rumors suggested they ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'Once' To Receive U.S. Release In October

Roadrunner Records has set an October 20 North American release date for the fifth NIGHTWISH album, "Once". The label will also issue the set in Australia and New Zealand. In July, the Spinefarm/Nuclear Blast release topped the European Top 100 Albums chart. "We are very pleased [about the deal with Roadrunner]," NIGHTWISH drummer Jukka Nevalainen ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE Colon Cancer Program Established

KABC-TV is reporting that Cedars-Sinai Medical Center announced Thursday (August 5) the establishment of the Sharon Osbourne Colon Cancer Program in honor of "The Osbournes" matriarch who has battled colon cancer that is now in remission. "I am passionate about making it my personal mission to do what I can to make sure ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Stage Cape To Be Auctioned Off

A yellow and purple satin stage cape worn by Ozzy Osbourne at the California Jam Festival in 1974 is expected to fetch around 4,000 pounds (approximately $7,400) at a London auction next month, according to Bloomberg. The Christie's International Sept. 29 sale of pop memorabilia will include additional items relating to THE WHO, THE BEATLES, ...

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