LINKIN PARK, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' Latest Certified Platinum

LINKIN PARK's CD of remixes, Reanimation, has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales in excess of one million copies since its July 30th release. Also certified platinum was RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' latest, By The Way, which shifted over a million copies since it came out on August ...

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MARILYN MANSON: Nonsensical Drivel Pt. 15

MARILYN MANSON has posted the following message via his official web site: "The Negative Use of Space — I find all the cells we have molted away, clustering and fucking in the dirt. Growing into little flowers. A blank canvas and pigment makes me see odd things. "A fly with clown makeup, on a pile ...

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DIO To Issue Special Tour Edition Of 'Killing The Dragon'

DIO will be releasing an updated version of his Killing the Dragon CD, entitled Killing the Dragon: Tour Edition, on October 22nd through Spitfire Records. Included on the CD will be the following bonus items not found on the original version: 01. Ronnie James Dio (with DEEP PURPLE) - Fever Dreams (live) 02. Ronnie James ...

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NEUROTICA Split With SMACKDOWN RECORDS

NEUROTICA have parted ways with Smackdown Records less than three months following the release of their self-titled third full-length album through the WWE-affiliated label, NEUROTICA frontman Kelly Shaefer has confirmed via a posting on the band's official web site. "We are no longer on Smackdown Records," Shaefer wrote. "We must keep our momentum going coming ...

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CULT OF LUNA Set Title For Sophomore CD

Swedish apocalyptic noisecore outfit CULT OF LUNA have set The Beyond as the title of their sophomore album — the group's first for Earache Records — which is currently being mixed for a late 2002 release. The full track listing for the album is as follows: 01. Inside Fort Meade 02. Receiver 03. Genesis 04. ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: Synthetic Leather Rebels?!

JUDAS PRIEST may look and act tough when performing onstage, but the legendary headbangers have big hearts when it comes to animals. In a recent letter to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the band's manager revealed the hard rockers' softer side, noting, "The members of JUDAS PRIEST are all animal lovers, and ...

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