EXODUS Enter German Charts At No. 67

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS entered the German Media Control charts at position No. 67 with their new album, "Tempo of The Damned". EXODUS' first studio album since 1992's "Force of Habit", "Tempo of the Damned" is due in the U.S. on March 9 through Nuclear Blast Records. "Tempo Of The Damned" was ...

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SHAMRAIN: Full-Length MP3 Available For Download

SHAMRAIN (formerly TEARS), the Finnish quartet who feature in their ranks ENTWINE frontman Mika Tauriainen, have posted a full-length MP3 of their track "Fail" at this location. "Fail" comes off the group's debut album, "Empty World Excursion", which was released in November through Watch Me Fall Records. The follow-up to the group's "Pieces" ...

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MELIAH RAGE: New Song Posted Online

A brand-new MELIAH RAGE track, titled "Hate Machine", has been posted online in MP3 format at this location. "Hate Machine" comes off the group's forthcoming album, "Barely Human", due this spring throughScreaming Ferret Wreckords. "Barely Human" features original members Anthony Nichols (guitar), Jim Koury (guitar) and Jesse Johnson (bass), alongside new vocalist Paul ...

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SHARON Says She Wants To Host TV Show With OZZY

Sharon Osbourne says she's disappointed her talk show was canceled and would like to host another program with her husband, Ozzy Osbourne, according to the Associated Press. "I've had a complete blast doing it. I'm sorry that it had to go this way," she said Thursday (Feb. 12) on CNN's "Larry King Live". "The Sharon ...

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Former JUDAS PRIEST Drummer Jailed In Sex Case

Former JUDAS PRIEST drummer David Holland was jailed for eight years Friday (Feb. 13) for the attempted rape of a special needs teenager, according to the Times Online. Holland was convicted of one charge of attempted rape and five counts of indecent assault on the 17-year-old boy at the star's rural Northamptonshire. The youngster had ...

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Senator Blasts KID ROCK For Wearing Flag

A Democratic senator from Georgia is upset about the American flag poncho that Kid Rock wore (photo) during the Super Bowl halftime show, according to the Associated Press. "The thing that yanked my chain the hardest was seeing this ignoramus with his pointed head stuck up through the hole he had cut in ...

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Former STRATOVARIUS Singer TIMO KOTIPELTO: New Single Details Revealed

Former STRATOVARIUS singer Timo Kotipelto will release his new single, "Reasons", in mid-March. The single will include the following tracks: 01. Reasons 02. Seeds of Sorrow 03. Vizier (extended version) The first two songs are taken from KOTIPELTO's new album, "Coldness", while "Vizier" comes off the singer's solo debut, "Waiting for the Dawn". This previously ...

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WOLF: New Music Available For Download

Swedish metallers WOLF have posted two MP3 samples from their third full-length album, "Evil Star", at their official web site: "Evil Star" (mp3), "Black Wing Rider" (mp3). "Evil Star" will be released in Scandinavia on February 25 through MNW/No Fashion Records. A U.S. release through Prosthetic Records is expected at a ...

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HADES ALMIGHTY Sign With DARK ESSENCE RECORDS

Norway's HADES ALMIGHTY have signed with Dark Essence Records. The group will re-release their 2001 album "The Pulse Of Decay" in mid-April, featuring a DVD section and undisclosed bonus material. A tour in support of the release will take place this spring/summer. ...

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SAURON Name New CD

Dutch black metallers SAURON have set "For A Dead Race" as the title of their second full-length album, tentatively due in late 2004 through Neurotic Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Universe Of Filth" will be recorded at Double Noise Studio in April and will be "more mature, more diverse and most of all more angry" ...

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