LIMP BIZKIT To Play Dubai In April

According to the Dubai-based music web site www.phride.com, LIMP BIZKIT will be playing a show in Dubai on April 9. LIMP BIZKIT will be accompanied by two other bands that are yet to be announced. The news was confirmed by LIMP BIZKIT's manager a couple of days ago while chatting to fans in ...

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PILEDRIVER Reform, Begin Work On New Album

Classic Canadian metallers PILEDRIVER have reformed and are currently writing material for a new album, to be released on Halloween 2004 through Blacula Records, the new label started by former SACRIFICE/RAZOR/ANVIL manager Ray "Black Metal" Wallace. A PILEDRIVER DVD will also be released at the same time. According to the Internet heavy metal encyclopedia BNR, ...

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Spokesperson: OZZY Will 'Definitely' Headline OZZFEST 2004

Ozzy Osbourne will "definitely" perform at this year's Ozzfest, a spokesperson for Sharon Osbourne Management has told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Osbourne will top a main-stage bill that will probably include veteran British heavy metallers JUDAS PRIEST. Also expected to appear are SLIPKNOT and HATEBREED, who will likely co-headline the festival's second-stage. Other rumored contenders for the festival ...

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CHRISTIAN RIVEL'S AUDIOVISION To Feature Some Of Hard Rock's Finest

Jeff Scott Soto (TALISMAN, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), Tony Franklin (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLUE MURDER, FIRM), Mats Levén (KRUX, AT VANCE, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) and Mic Michaeli (EUROPE) are among the special guests set to appear on the debut album from CHRISTIAN RIVEL'S AUDIOVISION, the new solo project from NARNIA frontman Christian Rivel. According to an official press release, the ...

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BALANCE OF POWER Announce Warm-Up Gig

British melodic metallers BALANCE OF POWER will be doing a warm-up show in the U.K. before going out to Germany to perform at the Building a Force festival. The show will take place on March 17 at Alcatraz in Southsea. Support at the gig will come from CINDER. As previously reported, BALANCE OF POWER will ...

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Report: Deputies In ALEX LIFESON Arrest Have Spotless Records

John Henderson of the Naples Daily News reports that the two primary officers involved in the New Year's Eve arrest in North Naples, Florida of RUSH guitarist Alex Lifeson (a.k.a. Alex Zivojinovich) are portrayed in their personnel files as confident deputies noted for exemplary performance. There are no complaints or allegations by the public or ...

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INSOMNIUM Name New Album

Finnish metallers INSOMNIUM have set "Since the Day It All Came Down" as the title of their sophomore album. The follow-up to 2002's "In The Halls Of Awaiting" is due on May 3 through Candlelight Records. ...

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