Report: Polish Heavy Metal Underground Makes Its Presence Felt

The U.K.'s The Observer reports: "It can't get much more heavy metal than this: the all-day Mega Metal Mania festival in Katowice, Poland, kernel of central Europe's heavy industrial core. All around is the charismatic, perverse beauty of pit-heads - turning cogwheels and slag heaps — the dancing flames of steelworks, cloudy plumes of power ...

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ROB ROCK Begins Writing New Solo Album

Rob Rock (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) and his solo band RAGE OF CREATION have commenced pre-production for their third album, tentatively due in late 2004/early 2005. Rock's second solo CD, "Eyes Of Eternity", was released last June through Germany's Massacre Records. Upcoming ROB ROCK AND RAGE OF CREATION shows: May 01 – Orlando, FL @ House ...

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METALFEST Organizer JACK KOSHICK Sued By HELL ON EARTH

John C. Koshick (a.k.a. Jack Koshick), organizer of several underground heavy metal festivals, including the long-running Milwaukee Metalfest, was reportedly served with court papers on Monday, April 19 in connection with a dispute over industrial rock band HELL ON EARTH's removal from the lineup of this year's Sun n' Steel Metalfest. According to a posting ...

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