GENERATION ARMAGEDON FESTIVAL Cancelled

The Generation Armageddon Festival - Part 1 European tour, which was set to feature Sweden's IMPIOUS, Norway's BLOOD RED THRONE, Greece's SEPTIC FLESH, Ireland's PRIMORDIAL, Belgium's ANCIENT RITES, and Sweden's DISMEMBER, has been cancelled. No reason was given for the cancellation. ...

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Ex-KEEL Guitarist Inks Solo Deal

Ex-KEEL/COLD SWEAT/MEDICINE WHEEL guitarist Marc Ferrari has signed a solo deal with Z Records. Marc's new album, Lights Camera Action, will be released during early 2003 and will feature appearances by Paul Taylor, Keith St John, Steve Plunkett and many more. ...

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SHAMAN Perform Special Hometown Gig

Brazil's SHAMAN, featuring former ANGRA members Andre Matos (vocals), Luis Mariutti (bass) and Ricardo Confessori (drums), performed the following songs during their special set at Via Funchal in Sao Paulo on Saturday, September 14th: 01. Ancient Winds 02. Here I Am 03. Distant Thunder 04. Time Will Come 05. For Tomorrow 06. Wings of Reality ...

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CAGE Nominated For SAN DIEGO MUSIC Award

San Diego, California-based CAGE have been nominated in the Best Hard Rock/Metal Band category at the 12th Annual San Diego Music Awards. Other acts nominated for in the Hard Rock/Metal category are DIVIDED BY ZERO, EDIFY, FESTERBILT, LIFE HATES ME, STRETCHER, and TEABAG. For more information, visit the SDMA web site at this ...

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Former LIFE OF AGONY Frontman Cancels European Tour

Former LIFE OF AGONY frontman Keith Caputo was forced to cancel a European tour with his new Holland-based band, BELLA MAJESTIK, as a result of yet another family emergency (the singer's father passed away in March, reportedly from a drug overdose, while his mother died under similar circumstances several years ago). "I deeply apologize to ...

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NIGHT IN GALES Part With Drummer

Germany's NIGHT IN GALES have parted ways with drummer Christian Bass. The following is a letter from Bass announcing his departure from the group: “After seven years of NIGHT IN GALES, I felt something like stagnation coming up. So, I thought about doing something new, something that makes me burn again. Surely, also some unnecessary ...

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'THE OSBOURNES' A Huge Hit In Canada

The Osbournes' Canadian debut on the CTV network this past Tuesday attracted an impressive 1.67 million viewers, Nielsen Media Research reported on Wednesday. The series — which follows the wildly dysfunctional lives of Ozzy Osbourne, his manager/wife Sharon and their children Kelly and Jack — was previously only available to digital subscribers with MTV Canada. ...

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SEPULTURA Duo To Guest At NUCLEAR ASSAULT's Brazilian Gig

SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser and vocalist Derrick Green will be the special guests at NUCLEAR ASSAULT's show in São Paulo on Friday, September 20th. The SEPULTURA guys will be performing an as-yet-undisclosed song with the band during the gig, which will be recorded for a future DVD release. ...

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