DARKSIDE Split With Guitarist, Exchange Verbal Jabs

Austrian death metallers DARKSIDE have parted ways with bass player and founding member Peter Böhm shortly after the group's return from their European tour with MORTICIAN and CARNAL FORGE. Peter reportedly left the band because he felt DARKSIDE were “trapped in a musical one-way street and at a dead-end image wise,” according to DARKSIDE's official ...

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MARILYN MANSON Reveals Album Title, Talks A Lot Of Nonsense

MARILYN MANSON has set The Golden Age of Grotesque as the title to his fifth studio album, which is currently being recorded at a Los Angeles studio under the guidance of MANSON, Tim Skold (i.e. KMFDM) and Ben Gross (i.e. FILTER, SEVENDUST). The result is what MARILYN MANSON describes as his “most genius deluge of ...

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DYNAMO OPEN AIR 2002: First Confirmations

CHILDREN OF BODOM, MEDICATION, plus Dutch acts WITHIN TEMPTATION and PETER PAN SPEEDROCK have reportedly been confirmed for this year's installment of Holland's Dynamo Open Air Festival, which will take place on July 14th on the same grounds (in the town of Weert) as the Bospop festival, according to www.festivalinfo.nl. VICIOUS RUMORS and ...

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OZZFEST 2002: Line-Up, Dates Announced!

The confirmed acts for Ozzfest 2002 are as follows: Main Stage: OZZY OSBOURNE SYSTEM OF A DOWN RAGE/CORNELL (currently unnamed) P.O.D. DROWNING POOL ADEMA BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Second/Third Stage: ROB ZOMBIE MESHUGGAH APEX THEORY LOSTPROPHETS PULSE ULTRA NEUROTICA Also performing at select dates will be: FLAW, MUSHROOMHEAD, 3RD STRIKE, OTEP, SEETHER, GLASSJAW, THE USED, SOIL, ...

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ENTOMBED Cancel US Tour Due To Family Emergency

Due to an emergency in bassist Jörgen Sandstrom's family, ENTOMBED have cancelled their upcoming US tour with HYPOCRISY (originally set to start on May 9th) and are hoping to reschedule the dates for June/July. In light of the fact that the original trek was set to feature a temporary replacement for guitarist Alex Hellid (who ...

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JERRY CANTRELL Confirmed For LIVESTOCK

Former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell has been confirmed for this year's Livestock festival, which is scheduled to take place in Zephyrhills (near Tampa), Florida between April 26th and 28th. The full list of artists currently set to appear at the event looks like this: STONE TEMPLE PILOTS JERRY CANTRELL KID ROCK PUDDLE OF ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Postpones Stone Pony Gigs

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has postponed to Friday, May 10th and Saturday, May 11th the headlining shows originally scheduled to take place at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park, New Jersey on Friday, March 29th and Saturday, March 30th. Unforeseen circumstances were being cited for the postponement. Tickets for the scheduled March 29th ...

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