ROB HALFORD Goes Back To Selling Porn

Former JUDAS PRIEST and current HALFORD frontman Rob Halford has been filmed selling smut behind the counter of a Santa Monica adult book store as part of a scene for the upcoming Jonas Akerlund film Spun, which stars Mickey Rourke, Brittany Murphy and Jason Schwartzman. "When I had my audition, Jonas said, 'As soon as ...

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40 GRIT Recruit URTEAGA To Produce Sophomore CD

San Francisco Bay Area's 40 GRIT will once again utilize the services of producer Juan Urteaga (i.e. SKINLAB) during the recording of the group's sophomore album, which is scheduled to take place in June. The band has written roughly 24-25 songs to choose from for the as-yet-untitled effort, which will be released through Metal Blade ...

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AGNOSTIC FRONT Postpone Canadian Tour

AGNOSTIC FRONT have postponed their Canadian tour until the end of July. Frontman Roger Miret has issued the following statement regarding the matter: "On behalf of AGNOSTIC FRONT, I would like to apologize for us not making it in to your country. As you all know the difficulties it is when crossing the borders in ...

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BLOOD RED THRONE Announce Upcoming dates

Norway's BLOOD RED THRONE, featuring former EMPEROR / SATYRICON / EINHERJER bassist-turned-guitarist Tchort, have lined up the following gigs during May/June: May 24 - Folken, NOR @ TBA (w/DIMMU BORGIR) May 31 - Federicia, DEN @ TBA (w/EXMORTEM) Jun. 01 - TBA, DEN @ TBA (w/EXMORTEM) ...

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TOOL US Dates Announced

TOOL have announced the following headlining dates in July: Jul. 11 - Bakersfield, CA @ Centennial Gardens Arena Jul. 12 - Oakland, CA @ Oakland Coliseum Jul. 13 - Sacramento, CA @ Arco Arena Jul. 15 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum Jul. 17 - El Paso, TX @ The Coliseum Jul. 18 - ...

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SPEEDEALER Rumored To Open SUPERJOINT RITUAL/SKINLAB Tour

SPEEDEALER are the rumored openers on a three-band package headlined by SUPERJOINT RITUAL and featuring SKINLAB in the middle slot. The trek is tentatively scheduled to kick off on June 7th in Atlanta. The confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jun. 07 Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade Jun. 09 Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE "Shocked" By CARSON DALY's Language

The following article appeared in today's edition of The New York Daily News: It takes a lot to shock Ozzy Osbourne, but Carson Daly did it. The MTV veejay was so stoked to meet the father figure of the network's hit show The Osbournes that, when they shook hands, Daly blurted, "[Bleeping] Ozzy, man. I ...

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