KORN's JAMES "MUNKY" SHAFFER: "HITLER Went To Heaven"

KORN guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer believes Hitler went to heaven. "I think this is true Hitler went to Heaven [if such a thing as Heaven really exists]," Shaffer told Britain's Metal Hammer magazine. "He felt that what he did was right, and I think that if what you feel you're doing is right, in your ...

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CAGE To Begin Recording "Darker Than Black"

San Diego, California-based power metallers CAGE will begin recording their third full-length album, entitled Darker Than Black, on July 12th at Silver Cloud studios (i.e. BRUCE DICKINSON, HALFORD, ROB ROCK) in Burbank, California with producer Joe Floyd (WARRIOR guitarist). The tentative track listing for Darker Than Black is as follows: 01. Kill The Devil 02. ...

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SEPULTURA Enlist "Nation" Producer For Forthcoming Covers EP

SEPULTURA will enter Trama studios in São Paulo, Brazil on July 25th with producer Steve Evetts (i.e. EARTH CRISIS, SNAPCASE) to record a mini-CD consisting of several cover songs and a couple of new cuts, to be released through an as-yet-undetermined label later in the year. At the moment, the plan is for the EP ...

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OVERKILL's BOBBY "BLITZ" ELLSWORTH: "Can't Kill A Dead Man"

OVERKILL frontman Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth has posted the following message regarding the "minor stroke" he suffered about 30 minutes into the band's headlining performance in Nürnberg, Germany on Thursday, June 27th: "Well, slapped by the hand of fate...God? "Hmmm, regardless, I don't write the script, just act it out, like the rest. "The deal is....boom, ...

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VAN HALEN Guitarist, Wife Split Up

47-year-old VAN HALEN guitarist Eddie Van Halen, and wife Valerie Bertinelli, 42, have split up after 21 years together. Break-up rumors dogged the couple through Eddie's fight against alcoholism and his tongue-cancer scare, but this time it's official. "Because they are the parents of a young son, they have requested that their family's privacy be ...

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ROSE TATTOO Announce European Dates

Veteran Australian rockers ROSE TATTOO have lined up the following European gigs during July/August: Jul. 27 – Derby, UK - Rock & Blues Festival Jul. 29 – London, UK - Garage Aug. 01 – Wacken, GER - Open Air Aug. 02 – Pratteln, SWI - Z7 Metal Days The opening act at the July 29th ...

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