ARCH ENEMY Guitarist Guests On New THE HAUNTED CD!

ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott has laid down a guest solo on the new THE HAUNTED CD, tentatively titled "One Kill Wonder". "That was really cool," commented Amott. "Their new album is sounding frighteningly good [laughs]. That was pretty scary, but I enjoyed playing on that. Me and Anders [Björler], the lead guitar player, traded ...

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THE OSBOURNES' '20/20' Appearance Draws Huge Ratings

The Osbournes' "20/20" chat with Barbara Walters, which aired last Wednesday, attracted 15.3 million viewers, the newsmagazine's highest rating in the young adult demo in more than two years, according to Hits Daily Double. As reported here yesterday, Sharon Osbourne has signed a deal with Telepictures Productions, a division of Warner Bros. Television, to host ...

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EXMORTEM Prepare To Release 'Pestilence Empire'

Danish death metallers EXMORTEM will release their new album, "Pestilence Empire", on Nov. 25 through Osmose Productions. The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Ghastly Grotesque 02. Funerary Sculpture 03. Pestifer 04. Malus Invictus 05. Death Deceiver 06. Grand Dome Of Destruction 07. Icecold Ugliness (Part 2) 08. Gruesome Icons 09. ...

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SENTENCED Bassist Launches Side Project

Finland's SOLUTION 13 (formerly CONFUSION RED), who feature in their ranks SENTENCED bassist Sami Kukkohovi, will release their self-titled debut album through Low Frequency Records on Nov. 15. Recorded at Oulu's Neo-studio with producer Kari Vähäkuopus, "Solution 13" features 11 songs of "hard hitting, kick-in-the-nuts metal…that [is] bound to make you bang your head," according ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Singer Gives First Radio Interview In 10 Years!

Prior to the GUNS N' ROSES show at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washinton last night, Axl Rose called Seattle radio station KISW and gave his first radio interview in ten years. During the 10-minute interrogation, Rose talked about the cancellation of the previous night's kick-off date in Vancouver, the new members of the band ...

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DEATHRIDE To Perform Series Of Showcases

California's DEATHRIDE, the new project featuring COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara, are set to begin performing a series of showcase gigs with a view towards signing a record deal and issuing a CD in early 2003. "DEATHRIDE has been rehearsing every day, and we are now preparing ourselves for a series of showcases — not ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION Drop Off CANNIBAL CORPSE Tour

Gore grinders CATTLE DECAPITATION have dropped off the just-launched CANNIBAL CORPSE North American tour "due to a medical emergency at home," according to an official statement from the band. "We are focusing on getting back out on the road AS SOON AS POSSIBLE." The group are still expected to perform at Metal Blade Records' 20th ...

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