Ex-TYGERS OF PAN TANG Singer Sells NEAT RECORDS To SANCTUARY

Former TYGERS OF PAN TANG frontman Jess Cox, who has spent the last several years as MD of Neat Records (incorporating Neat Metal Records & Eldethorn Records) has sold the label to Sanctuary Records. He will, however, continue with his label Edgy Records with releases through the rest of the year. Upcoming titles include: BLITZKRIEG ...

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NECROPHAGIA Part With PHILIP ANSELMO, Revamp Line-Up

NECROPHAGIA have parted ways with PANTERA frontman Philip Anselmo and have revamped their line-up with the addition of Iscariah (ex-IMMORTAL, bass), Frediablo (GORELORD/WURDULAK, guitars), Fug (WURDULAK, guitars), and Mirai Kawashima (SIGH, keyboards). The band—completed by mainman Killjoy and drummer Wayne Fabra—will shortly begin recording their new album, The Divine Art Of Torture, for a Halloween ...

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TO/DIE/FOR Rejoined By Guitarist, Prepare To Record New CD

Finland's TO/DIE/FOR have been rejoined by guitarist J.P. Sutela land are due to enter Astia Studios in Lappeenranta, Finland on October 5th to begin recording their new album, entitled Jaded, for a tentative January 2003 release through Spinefarm Records. In the meantime, the group will perform one new, as-yet-undisclosed track at their upcoming European summer ...

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Ex-RATT Guitarist ROBBIN CROSBY: Is The End Near?

Former RATT guitarist Robbin Crosby, who is suffering from full-blown AIDS after being diagnosed with the HIV virus in 1994, appears to be going through some rough times again. In a brand new posting on the message board of his official message web site, ex-RATT bassist Juan Croucier writes that "I talked to Robbin and ...

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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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