P.O.D.: "Too Heavy" For SANTANA?

P.O.D. have recorded a track entitled "America" for the upcoming SANTANA album, but are not presently certain if the cut will make the final release, according to an interview with guitarist Marcos Curiel posted at MTV.com. The band reportedly reworked a demo version of a song guitarist Carlos Santana had earmarked for P.O.D.'s contribution and ...

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PUSHED, PAIN Among Acts To Be Included On Promotional CD

Southern California's PUSHED (featuring former TESTAMENT/SLAYER drummer Jon Dette and ex-TESTAMENT bassist Greg Christian) and Sweden's PAIN (led by HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tägtgren) are two of the 20 bands featured on a double promotional CD currently being compiled by Thermal Breakdown Entertainment, a division of DK Entertainment, LLC. Among the other bands currently set to ...

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SATYRICON: "Volcano" Details Unveiled

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON have finalized the track listing for Volcano, their long-awaited new studio album, which is presently due to be released on September 2nd through Capitol Records in Scandinavia and Nuclear Blast Records in other parts of the world. It is as follows: 01. With Ravenous Hunger 02. Angstridden 03. Fuel For Hatred ...

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MASTERPLAN Ink Record Deal, Anticipate January Release For Debut CD

MASTERPLAN, the new band featuring ex-HELLOWEEN guitarist Roland Grapow, ex-HELLOWEEN drummer Uli Kusch and former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Jorn Lande, have inked a deal with AFM Records for all territories except Southeast Asia and Japan, where the group are signed to the Avalon label. The first single from the band's self-titled debut CD will be ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: Sharon Will Kick Cancer's Ass

OZZY OSBOURNE told the crowd at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston, Michigan — the singer's first stop after returning to the post of headliner at this year's Ozzfest on Wednesday — that they were in wife/manager Sharon's thoughts, saying, "She's right here (in spirit)...I love you guys." Osbourne also updated his fans on ...

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CALLENISH CIRCLE To Record New CD In January

Dutch melodic death metallers CALLENISH CIRCLE are tentatively set to enter Stage One studio in Bühne, Germany during January to record their fourth full-length album for a late spring release through Metal Blade Records. The band will spend about four weeks in the studio tracking and mixing the album with producer Andy Classen, who had ...

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DEEP PURPLE: More European Dates Announced

DEEP PURPLE are scheduled to embark on a short tour of Germany in late August/early September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Aug. 27 – Gelsenkirchen, GER @ Amphitheater Aug. 28 - Köln, GER @ Tanzbrunnen Aug. 30 - Gräfenhainichen, GER @ Ferropolis Aug. 31 - Heidenheim, GER @ Brenzpark (Festwiese) Sep. 01 - Zwickau, GER ...

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DEF LEPPARD: 45 Million Records Sold And Counting

DEF LEPPARD's X debuted at #11 on Billboard's Top 200 Pop Album chart, selling over 71,000 units during its first week of release. The group's greatest hits collection, Vault, also hit #1 on Billboard's Top Catalogue Albums Chart, where it has remained in the Top 20 since its release almost seven years ago. ...

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Location of MARILYN MANSON Art Exhibit Changed

Due to "overwhelming demand", the first showing of MARILYN MANSON's artwork has moved to a larger-capacity gallery. The new gallery will be Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions in Hollywood, California. The dates for the event are as follows: Thursday, September 19th - Private Reception Only. Friday, September 20th - Open To The Public For more information, ...

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