AVANTASIA: Riding High On European Album Charts

AVANTASIA's The Metal Opera Part II, the follow-up to EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's critically-acclaimed The Metal Opera debut, is doing great business in Europe, where it's entered the official charts in several of the countries. The following are the first-week chart positions for the album, as reported by Sammet's official web site: Germany: #17 Sweden: ...

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Former MISFITS Frontman Plots Next Move

Former MISFITS frontman Michale Graves is once again being represented by Hollowpoint Management after parting ways with the rest of his band GRAVES. Michale is currently working on new material and doing pre-production work in Houston, Texas on music that will be included on a brand new release set for release next spring. ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE On Cancer Battle: 'Life Goes On'

The following article was originally published in the National Enquirer: Cancer-stricken Sharon Osbourne reveals for the first time how she had to calm her sobbing husband Ozzy after she nearly died from chemotherapy complications. No more tears! Married for 20 years, Sharon's more in control than Ozzy. She had to be strong for her struggling ...

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ORDER BY CHAOS: New Demo Posted Online

Jacksonville, Florida-based ORDER BY CHAOS have posted their most recent four-song demo online at this location. The four songs featured are as follows: 01. Let Go 02. Water 03. Reason 04. Face Down ORDER BY CHAOS' current demo was recorded at Studio One in Racine, Wisconsin and was produced by SOIL guitarist Shaun ...

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KREATOR, DESTRUCTION To Headline Ireland's HELLFEST 2002

KREATOR and DESTRUCTION will headline Hellfest 2002, a one-day extreme metal festival scheduled to take place on Sunday, November 3rd at The Rosetta Bar in Belfast, Ireland. The complete list of acts confirmed to appear at the event is as follows: KREATOR DESTRUCTION DERANGED RIFFMASTER GENERAL GAMA BOMB WAYLANDER ABADDON INCARNATE COLDWAR HONEY FOR CHRIST ...

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