NIKKI SIXX's 'Heroin Diaries' Available For Pre-Order

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx's autobiography, "The Heroin Diaries" is now available for pre-order at the S'Crue store. The book, tentatively due in October 2004, "starts on Christmas morning 1986 with me sitting in front of a Christmas tree alone, shooting up heroin," Sixx said. "I'm sitting there thinking, 'I've done sold-out stadiums. ...

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DORO: DVD Trailer Available Online

A trailer for DORO's first-ever DVD, "Für Immer", has been posted online at this location. Released on December 1, the two-disc set (view cover here) contains a complete show recorded in October 2002 in Balve, Germany and loads of extra special highlights and bonus material: backstage footage, a 35-minute documentary, bootleg ...

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THE SCORPIONS Cancel Belgian Date

Veteran German hard rockers THE SCORPIONS have cancelled their previously announced Dec. 6 concert in Roeselare, Belgium "due to the promoter not fulfilling his contractual obligations," according to a post on the band's official web site. No further information is available at this time. ...

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SONATA ARCTICA To Support IRON MAIDEN In Japan

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA will support ARCH ENEMY and IRON MAIDEN at two dates on their upcoming Japanese tour: Osaka on February 7 and Tokyo on February 8. SONATA ARCTICA are currently working on the material for the follow-up to this year's "Winterheart's Guild", due out before the end of the summer. ...

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METALLICA Confirmed For Portugal's ROCK IN RIO Festival

METALLICA have been confirmed to perform at the Rock in Rio-Lisbon festival in Lisbon, Portugal on June 4, the third night of the five-day event. Also scheduled to appear at the event are GUNS N' ROSES, who will top the bill on May 30. The following are the currently confirmed dates for METALLICA's spring 2004 ...

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OZZY's Daughter: MTV Have Made My Father A Laughing Stock

TeenMusic.com reports that Ozzy Osbourne's eldest daughter Aimee has slammed the producers of her family's reality MTV series — claiming they have turned her father into "a laughing stock". The 20-year-old is furious that her mother Sharon and siblings Kelly and Jack agreed to take part in the fly-on-the-wall show because she predicted that it ...

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LIFE OF AGONY, FLAW To Kick Off U.S. Tour In January

Reunited New York metallers LIFE OF AGONY are currently preparing for their upcoming U.S. tour, which is scheduled to begin in January. Direct support at all dates will come from FLAW. LIFE OF AGONY/FLAW tour dates: Jan. 20 - Northern Lights - Albany, NY Jan. 21 - Trocadero - Philadelphia, PA Jan. 23 - Palladium ...

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