GENITORTURERS Provide Soundtrack Score For "Vampire Clan"

Florida's GENITORTURERS, featuring former MORBID ANGEL frontman David "Evil D" Vincent on bass, have provided the soundtrack score for "Vampire Clan", the "horrific true-crime story of a group of kids who claimed to be real-life vampires," according to the group's official web site. "They drank each other's blood, practiced the black arts, and studied the ...

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DARK ANGEL Cancel Reunion Tour!

The reformed DARK ANGEL — featuring guitarists Jim Durkin and Eric Meyer, vocalist Ron Rinehart, and drummer Gene Hoglan (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD) — have cancelled their previously-announced West Coast tour, originally set to take place in December, due to "scheduling conflicts." "Our schedules were way off at this point, and we don't want to do ...

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GODSMACK Frontman's Early Recordings With MELIAH RAGE To Be Released

GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna is featured as a drummer on the forthcoming release of a 1992 demo recording by Massachusetts-based power metallers MELIAH RAGE. Titled "Unfinished Business" (view artwork here), the original recording was never officially released and was initially used for shopping purposes following the group's split with Epic Records, who issued ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE To Host TV Talk Show!

Sharon Osbourne has made a deal to host a talk show, according to Variety. Osbourne and Telepictures Prods. — which also is developing a talker with actress/comedienne Ellen DeGeneres for next year — have agreed to prepare a single-issue show with a view towards a debut in syndication during the fall of 2003. The Los ...

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CARNAL FORGE Finalize Track Listing For 'The More You Suffer…'

Sweden's CARNAL FORGE have set "The More You Suffer…" as the title for their fourth full-length album, which was recently tracked at Studio Underground and Black Lounge studios for an early 2003 release through Century Media Records. The complete track listing for the album is as follows: 01. Divine Killing Breed Machine 02. Deep Rivers ...

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ICED EARTH Set Title For Next Album, Continue Writing

ICED EARTH have set "The Glorious Burden" as the title for their next full-length album, which they hope to begin recording by January. "What I've been doing right now is writing for ICED EARTH and DEMONS & WIZARDS [side project with BLIND GUARDIAN's Hansi Kursch] simultaneously," ICED EARTH mastermind Jon Schaffer told Brave Words & ...

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KILLING JOKE Complete Comeback CD, Prepare To Hit The Road

The reunited KILLING JOKE — featuring vocalist Jaz Coleman, guitarist Geordie, bassist Paul Raven (ex-PRONG), and drummer Ted Parsons (ex-GODFLESH/PRONG) — have set "The Death & Resurrection Show" as the title for their new album, which was recently tracked in London and Los Angeles with producer Andy Gill for an early 2003 release. The track ...

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NECROPHAGIA To Release 'The Divine Art of Torture' In February

NECROPHAGIA — featuring mainman Killjoy, drummer Wayne Fabra Iscariah (ex-IMMORTAL, bass), Frediablo (GORELORD/WURDULAK, guitars), Fug (WURDULAK, guitars), and Mirai Kawashima (SIGH, keyboards) — have finalized the track listing for their new album, "The Divine Art of Torture", due in February 2003 through Season Of Mist Records. It is as follows (in no particular order): 01. ...

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SLIPKNOT Drummer Joins PAPA ROACH (Sort Of)

SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison joined PAPA ROACH for an impromptu jam session during the latter group's sold-out show at London's Brixton Academy last night (Nov. 7) Jordison, whose other band, MURDERDOLLS, had supported PAPA ROACH earlier in the evening, came on stage during the headliners' encore and took his place behind the drum stool, much ...

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