AUDIOSLAVE, MUDVAYNE Debut In BILLBOARD's Top 20

AUDIOSLAVE's self-titled debut, featuring ex-SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell and former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE members, has entered The Billboard 200 Pop Album chart at position No. 7 after selling 162,000 copies in its first week. SOUNDGARDEN's final studio release for A&M, 1996's "Down on the Upside", opened at No. 2 on sales of 176,000 units, ...

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PARADISE LOST Announce European Dates

PARADISE LOST have announced the initial dates for their upcoming European tour, set to take place during February/March. They are as follows: Feb. 14 - Tor 3 – Dusseldorf, GER Feb. 15 - PC69 - Bielefeld, GER Feb. 16 – Collumbafritz – Berlin, GER Feb. 17 - Easy Schorre – Halle, GER Feb. 18 – ...

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'THE OSBOURNES' Premiere Draws 6.6 Million Viewers

Last night's season premiere of MTV's "The Osbournes" drew 6.6 million viewers, making it the most-watched cable broadcast of the night, the music channel said Wednesday. Tuesday's ratings were up 84 percent compared to the first season's premiere, and viewership rivaled that of the highest-rated episode last season. "'The Osbournes' juggernaut shows little signs of ...

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TED NUGENT Pens Love Letter To America

The following item appeared in today's edition of the New York Post: Just in time for Turkey Day, bow-hunting enthusiast Ted Nugent has penned a love letter to America in today's Wall Street Journal. "America is alive and prospering," notes the rocker, whose biggest hit was "Cat Scratch Fever". "America isn't at any crossroads as ...

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MINISTRY's AL JOURGENSEN To Contribute To New LIMP BIZKIT CD

MINISTRY frontman Al Jourgensen is the latest guest musician to contribute to the forthcoming LIMP BIZKIT album, "Less Is More". Jourgensen joins the likes of ex-HELMET man Page Hamilton, KORN's Head and WEEZER mastermind Rivers Cuomo on the upcoming effort, which is currently being recorded at a Los Angeles studio with producer Rick Rubin. According ...

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HOUWITSER Name Upcoming Album

Dutch death metallers HOUWITSER have set "Damage Assessment" as the title for their new studio effort, tentatively due sometime next year through Osmose Productions. According to bassist Theo van Eekelen, the fans can expect "one fuck-all blistering death metal masterpiece." Among the songtitles set to appear on the CD are the following: 01. Primitive Mind ...

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