PAIN To Release BEATLES Cover As Next Single

Sweden's PAIN, the brainchild of HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tägtgren, will be issuing a new single, "Eleanor Rigby", on June 24th through Stockholm Records. The title song, a "brutal" remake of the BEATLES cut featuring a full orchestra, is a different version to the one that appears on the group's current album, Nothing Remains The Same, ...

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It's Official: Europe Loves MANOWAR

MANOWAR's brand new album, Warriors Of The World, has entered the Album chart in Austria at position #6, Norway at #15, Finland at #26, and Switzerland at #35. As previously reported, Warriors Of The World entered the German Media Control chart at position #2, right behind the latest from EMINEM. In other news, MANOWAR's 1992 ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Add US Dates

JUDAS PRIEST have added a few more shows to their upcoming US itinerary. The new dates are as follows: Jul. 16 – Pittsburgh, PA @ The Metropol Jul. 29 – Hartford, CT @ Webster Theatre Aug. 01 – Houston, TX @ Aerial Theatre ...

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IN FLAMES: Full Album Details Revealed

Sweden's IN FLAMES have set Reroute To Remain as the title of their forthcoming studio CD, which was recently completed at Dug-Out Studios in Uppsala, Sweden with producer Daniel Bergstrand (i.e. STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STUCK MOJO, MESHUGGAH). Due to be released through Nuclear Blast Records on September 2nd in Europe and September 3rd in the ...

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OZZY Guitarist Suffering From "Mental And Physical Exhaustion"

OZZY OSBOURNE's representatives have finally issued an official explanation for the cancellation of the remaining dates of the European leg of Ozzfest 2002. It reads as follows: "The remaining dates of the European leg of Ozzfest 2002 have been cancelled to allow guitarist Zakk Wylde to return home early to recuperate from mental and physical ...

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THE CROWN Part Ways With TOMAS LINDBERG

Sweden's THE CROWN have parted ways with vocalist Tomas Lindberg (ex-AT THE GATES) due to personal differences. A message on the group's official web site states simply that "any questions to this statement will be answered with 'no comment'." Lindberg joined THE CROWN in March 2001 as the replacement for Johan Lindstrand, who left the ...

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PAIN OF SALVATION Singer Gets Booted From Prog-Rock Supergroup

PAIN OF SALVATION vocalist/guitarist Daniel Gildenlöw will no longer partake in the as-yet-unnamed progressive rock supergroup featuring DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy, FATES WARNING guitarist Jim Matheos, CHROMA KEY/ex-DREAM THEATER keyboardist Kevin Moore, and bassist Sean Malone (GORDIAN KNOT, CYNIC). "In April I was contacted by Jim Matheos of FATES WARNING. He asked me if ...

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TECHNOCRACY: New Demo Tracks Posted Online

San Francisco Bay Area's TECHNOCRACY, who feature in their ranks current MACHINE HEAD touring guitarist Phil Demmel (also a member of VIO-LENCE), have posted three brand new demo tracks in MP3 format at this location. The three cuts featured, which were completed earlier this month, are as follows: 01. Consuming 02. Under 03. ...

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