HELL ON EARTH Singer Crashes Council Candidates Forum

St. Petersburg Times reports that the shock rocker who made worldwide headlines a few weeks ago while planning an onstage "suicide concert" wants a seat on the very St. Petersburg City Council that helped drive his show underground. Sporting a suit and tie, dreadlocks and 9-inch stacked shoes, Billy Tourtelot arrived at the St. Petersburg ...

Read more

DARKEST HOUR Cancel Remainder Of European Tour

DARKEST HOUR have cancelled the rest of our European tour, plus the two weeks with THE CROWN in November. "[Guitarist] Mike [Schleibaum]'s father has been battling cancer for about two years, and Mike has been called home by his family to spend his last days with him," the band write on their web site. "We ...

Read more

DAMAGEPLAN: Debut Album Delayed, New Bassist Announced

DAMAGEPLAN, the new band featuring former PANTERA members Dimebag Darrell (guitar) and Vinnie Paul (drums), have pushed back the release date of their debut album, "New Found Power", to February 10 through Elektra Records. The group, who have just announced the addition of bassist Bobzilla to their ranks, are fronted by Patrick Lachman, who used ...

Read more

UPDATE: VARG VIKERNES Captured After Car Chase!

A day after he failed to return to prison as scheduled following a short leave, Varg Vikernes was captured by the Norwegian police on a highway outside the country's capital. Vikernes was taken into custody at 12:45 a.m. Monday morning (October 27) after police in Oslo received information from police in Romerike that the fugitive ...

Read more