Report: MARILYN MANSON Settles Suit Over Alleged Sex Assault

A civil lawsuit accusing MARILYN MANSON of sexual assault has been dismissed after the two sides reached a settlement, an attorney for the plaintiff said Tuesday, the Associated Press has reported. Security guard Joshua Keasler was working on the stage during a July 2001 performance in Detroit when Manson allegedly approached him, wrapped his legs ...

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ATTACKER Video Posted Online

Reunited New Jersey metallers ATTACKER have posted a video for the track "The End" at this location (file size: 9.2 MB). The clip was shot last December at the band's return performance at Maxwell's in Hoboken, New Jersey. "The End" comes off ATTACKER's new album, "Soul Taker", which was released last month through ...

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SEARING MEADOW Sign With RISING REALM RECORDS

Finnish melodic death metal band SEARING MEADOW have inked a deal with Rising Realm Records. The band are currently in pre-production for their forthcoming full-length debut, "Corroding From Inside", to be recorded and produced by Kari Nieminen during March-April at Musamuusa Studios. A late summer release is expected. "Corroding From Inside" projected track listing: 01. ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS Sign With MASCOT RECORDS

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area melodic metallers VICIOUS RUMORS have signed a European record deal with Holland's Mascot Records. The group's follow-up to 2001's "Sadistic Symphony", titled "Immortal", is tentatively due this spring. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Poveglia", "Broken Wings", and "Fight". More information will be made available soon. ...

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VANDEN PLAS To Participate In 'Special' Performance Project

German progressive metallers VANDEN PLAS will be participating in a performance project called "Meeting 68" on Friday, February 20 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. According to a posting on the band's web site, the project "will involve the band playing songs, [singer] Andy Kuntz and other actors performing, narrating and dancing on stage." The show will start ...

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