AC/DC To Issue New Album In March, Launch North American Tour

AC/DC are planning on issuing a new studio album in March 2003, with a North American tour scheduled to kick off in late spring/early summer. The as-yet-untitled effort is reportedly being recorded at Bryan Adams' studio in Vancouver, British Columbia, The Warehouse Studio, and will be preceded by the band's induction into the Rock and ...

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Vancouver Arena Officials Release Statement On GUNS N' ROSES Riot

Orca Bay Sports and Entertainment, who operate General Motors Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, have issued the following statement in order to "provide additional context and information relating to [Thursday night's] cancellation of the GUNS N' ROSES concert": "GUNS N' ROSES was scheduled to perform at General Motors Place Thursday, November 7. A decision to ...

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NUCLEAR ASSAULT To Launch U.S. Tour In Support Of 'Alive Again'

Reunited New York thrashers NUCLEAR ASSAULT have set "Alive Again" as the title for their upcoming live album, due shortly through the Screaming Ferret Wreckords label. The upcoming CD, which represents NUCLEAR ASSAULT's first release in over nine years, will be supported by a world tour, with confirmed dates in the U.S from end of ...

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ARCH ENEMY Guitarist Guests On New THE HAUNTED CD!

ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott has laid down a guest solo on the new THE HAUNTED CD, tentatively titled "One Kill Wonder". "That was really cool," commented Amott. "Their new album is sounding frighteningly good [laughs]. That was pretty scary, but I enjoyed playing on that. Me and Anders [Björler], the lead guitar player, traded ...

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THE OSBOURNES' '20/20' Appearance Draws Huge Ratings

The Osbournes' "20/20" chat with Barbara Walters, which aired last Wednesday, attracted 15.3 million viewers, the newsmagazine's highest rating in the young adult demo in more than two years, according to Hits Daily Double. As reported here yesterday, Sharon Osbourne has signed a deal with Telepictures Productions, a division of Warner Bros. Television, to host ...

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EXMORTEM Prepare To Release 'Pestilence Empire'

Danish death metallers EXMORTEM will release their new album, "Pestilence Empire", on Nov. 25 through Osmose Productions. The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Ghastly Grotesque 02. Funerary Sculpture 03. Pestifer 04. Malus Invictus 05. Death Deceiver 06. Grand Dome Of Destruction 07. Icecold Ugliness (Part 2) 08. Gruesome Icons 09. ...

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