SLAVES ON DOPE To Play Free Show In Hollywood

SLAVES ON DOPE will be performing a free show on August 5th at The Troubadour in West Hollywood, California. Opening acts will be confirmed soon. SLAVES ON DOPE are still seeking a new record deal following their split with Divine Recordings late last year. The group's debut album, Inches From The Mainline, has shifted nearly ...

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AMEN Drummer To Perform With GODSMACK, Long-Term Plans Not Solidified

AMEN drummer Shannon Larkin is assisting GODSMACK during the songwriting sessions for the group's third full-length album for a tentative 2003 release through Republic/Universal Records, a source close to the GODSMACK camp has officially confirmed. However, "a long-term relationship [between Larkin and GODSMACK] has neither been discussed nor solidified," according to the source. GODSMACK, with ...

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HAMMERFALL Set Release Date For Fourth Album

Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL have set October 28th as the release date for their as-yet-untitled fourth full-length album through Nuclear Blast Records. In other news, HAMMERFALL bassist Magnus Rosén will embark on a four-date tour of Japanese music schools, where he will perform a 60-minute set consisting of special bass techniques and effects. The shows ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Land New Frontman

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE have replaced singer Jesse Leach with ex-BLOOD HAD BEEN SHED frontman Howard Jones, according to bassist Mike D'Antonio, who broke his silence on the situation in an interview with Australia's Metalshop. "[Jesse] strained his voice and he did it touring, and he has done it previously," Mike responded to a question ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: "I'm Flavor Of The Month"

OZZY OSBOURNE has no problems with people laughing at him while watching The Osbournes, the reality sitcom about Osbourne and his colorful family life, and he is completely aware of the fact that his popularity is likely to wane as the show loses its popularity in the months to come, the singer told Rolling Stone ...

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