PROBOT Enters German Media Control Chart At No. 36!

PROBOT, the metal side-project of former NIRVANA drummer/current FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl, entered the German Media Control Album chart at position No. 36. As previously reported, PROBOT's self-titled debut sold 27,380 copies in its first week of release in the U.S. to land at position No. 68 on next week's The Billboard 200 chart. ...

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DAMAGEPLAN To 'Jam' With Their Fans

DAMAGEPLAN, the new band featuring former PANTERA members Dimebag Darrell (guitar) and Vinnie Paul (drums), ex-HALFORD/DIESEL MACHINE guitarist Patrick Lachman (on lead vocals), and bassist Bob Zilla, have posted the following message on their official web site: "The band's uncompromising commitment to their fans has been revealed with an ingenious 'plan' to include their fans ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Singer To Guest On Norwegian Talk Show

DIMMU BORGIR vocalist Shagrath will be a featured guest on Norway's most popular talk show, "Først & Sist". The show had previously aired interviews with such celebrities as Robbie Williams, Paul McCartney and Nicole Kidman. In addition, DIMMU BORGIR were recently featured in the biggest Norwegian newspaper with a two-page article. As previously reported, DIMMU ...

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ENSIFERUM Recruit NORTHER's LINDROOS For Upcoming Tour

Finnish folk-influenced melodic death metal band ENSIFERUM have recruited NORTHER's Petri Lindroos as session guitarist/vocalist for the group's upcoming European tour with FINNTROLL. In addition, the band have had the release date of their new album, "Iron", pushed back to April 19. "Spinefarm Records is not deferring the release date on purpose like many seem ...

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GREAT WHITE Nightclub Fire Memorial Service Held

A ceremony held Thursday to honor the victims and survivors of a deadly nightclub fire in West Warwick, Rhode Island was filled with messages of hope and transformation, as Gov. Don Carcieri urged the suffering to find a reason to keep on living, according to the Associated Press. Rescue workers who responded to the Feb. ...

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NINE INCH NAILS To Play LOLLAPALOOZA?

According to www.theninhotline.com, New York's K-Rock and Seattle's 107.7 The End radio stations announced today (Feb. 19) that NINE INCH NAILS will headline this year's Lollapalooza tour. The recently resurrected alt-rock festival last year boasted sets from JANE'S ADDICTION, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, INCUBUS, AUDIOSLAVE, THE DONNAS and A PERFECT CIRCLE. As ...

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THE BERZERKER Set Release Date For DVD

Australian industrial death metal phenomenon THE BERZERKER will release their first DVD, "The Principles And Practices Of The Berzerker", on March 29 through Earache. With the release of their second album, "Dissimulate", in August 2002, THE BERZERKER began their own journey, which over a year took them across the U.S. and Canada, Europe and Australia. ...

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AMORPHIS To Play Special Helsinki Show

Finland's AMORPHIS will play a very special show at the Nosturi club in Helsinki Friday night (Feb. 20) as part of the Femmagaala Awards 2004. The band will reportedly take the stage around midnight. For more information, click here. As previously reported, AMORPHIS have been confirmed for the Sziget Festival, an eight-day event ...

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METALLIKIDS Cover Early METALLICA

VailDaily.com reports that Trevor Mills thinks new-school METALLICA blows, which is why his group, METALLIKIDS, only focuses on their first three albums. The METALLICA cover band plays two sets today (Feb. 19) at 8150 in Vail, while LIPSLIDE plays one in the middle. Music starts at 10 p.m. How do they approach the ...

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