ARK Split With JORN LANDE!

ARK, who feature in their ranks ex-CONCEPTION guitarist Tore Østby, former MALMSTEEN drummer John Macaluso, and ex-MALMSTEEN bassist Randy Coven, have reportedly parted ways with former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/current MASTERPLAN vocalist Jorn Lande. In addition, the group are said to have split with Inside Out Records and are currently seeking a new record deal. ARK, who ...

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Former ACCEPT Frontman Elected 'Man Of The Month'

Former ACCEPT and current U.D.O. frontman Udo Dirkschneider has been elected "Man Of The Month" by the members of Mas Macho, a self-proclaimed "worldwide member organization which represents the real man, the kind of man who knows how to take care of a woman and how to put her in her proper place," according to ...

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Former WHITE ZOMBIE Bassist Resurfaces In ROCK CITY MORGUE

New Orleans, Louisiana-based ROCK CITY MORGUE, featuring former WHITE ZOMBIE bassist Sean Yseult, ex-MAN SCOUTS OF AMERICA frontman Rik Slave, and ex-SYRUP drummer Michael Brueggen, have finished recording a six-song EP, titled "Some Ghouls", with producer Daniel Rey (RAMONES). "The recording took place at New Orleans new Truck Farm Studios, and the band was very ...

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LEADFOOT CD Pushed Back To January

North Carolina's LEADFOOT, who feature in their ranks former C.O.C. vocalist Karl Agell and bassist Phil Swisher, have had the release date of their third full-length album, entitled "We Drink For Free", pushed back until January 2003. The CD will surface through Lunasound Recording in Europe. A North American release has yet to be secured ...

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Brother Of SEVENDUST Frontman Shot To Death, Band Postpone Dates

SEVENDUST frontman Lajon Witherspoon's 21-year-old brother was shot to death in Nashville, Tennessee Saturday night (Nov. 9), according to informed sources. Details are sketchy at the moment, but it appears that Lajon received the news of his brother's passing during SEVENDUST's performance in St. Joseph, Minnesota Saturday night and made an announcement to the stunned ...

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"THE OSBOURNES" Coming Out On DVD In March

A DVD box set of first season of "The Osbournes", originally planned for a holiday release, will finally hit stores on Mar. 4, 2003. It will be distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment. Included in the package will be four bonus episodes and a "drinking game." ...

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AMARAN Announce Upcoming Dates

Sweden's AMARAN, featuring ex-members of MOURNING SIGN, have announced the following gigs during November: Nov. 27 - Västerås, SWE @ Culturen (w/DEAD AWAKEN, THE ENTHRALLED) Nov. 28 – Nyköping, SWE @ Paparazzi (w/CASCADE) ...

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SILENTIUM to Collaborate With NIGHTWISH Mainman On Upcoming CD

Finnish atmospheric doom metallers SILENTIUM will enter Sundicoop Studio in Savonlinna on Jan. 13, 2003 to record their third full-length album, "Harmátia de Prudence", with producer and NIGHTWISH mainman Tuomas Holopainen. "I felt I needed some outsider's view for my songs and Tuomas crossed my mind," said keyboardist Sami Boman. "He's definitely one of the ...

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