JERRY CANTRELL On ALICE IN CHAINS: Never Say Die

Ex-ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell refuses to acknowledge the demise of his former group and continues to leave the door open to a possible future reunion. “I never say die, man,” Cantrell told MTV. “It's not even anywhere near that. I've been working on my own thing for quite some time and I plan ...

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BLIND GUARDIAN Achieve New Heights On European Charts

Here are the European chart positions for BLIND GUARDIAN's A Night At The Opera CD during its first week of release: Germany: #5 Austria: #17 Greece: #1 Spain: #8 Italy: #11 Sweden: #10 Norway: #97 France: #67 Switzerland: #34 (German part), #44 (French part) It has also been confirmed that the album held on to ...

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D-A-D Sell Gold During First Week Of Release

D-A-D's eighth studio album, entitled Soft Dogs, hit position #1 on the Danish charts last month and was officially certified gold (25,000 copies sold) within four days of its release. The album had shifted 32,000 copies domestically less than a week after it was issued. ...

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NIGHT IN GALES Part With Massacre, Announce Live Dates

Germany's NIGHT IN GALES have parted ways with Massacre Records and are presently seeking a new deal while continuing to write material for the group's fifth CD, due at the end of the year. In the meantime, the group have scheduled the following live appearances: May 04 - Bremen, GER @ Wehrschloss Jul. 27 – ...

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JAMES MURPHY Benefit To Be Held In Indiana

On Sunday, May 19th, 2002, The Emerson Theater Indianapolis, Indiana will host Death Metal Fest 2002: A Benefit for James Murphy. Proceeds from this benefit show will help ex-TESTAMENT/DEATH/OBITUARY guitarist James Murphy pay off outstanding medical bills, which are soaring over the $60,000 range. The details are as follows: Death Metal Fest 2002: A Benefit ...

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ARMORED SAINT/FATES WARNING Bassist Joins SEVEN WITCHES

SEVEN WITCHES, featuring ex-CRIMSON GLORY vocalist Wade Black and SAVATAGE guitarist Jack Frost, have announced the addition of bassist Joey Vera (i.e. ARMORED SAINT, FATES WARNING, ENGINE) to the group's ranks. Joey will reportedly join the group on their upcoming European tour with ANNIHILATOR and will also play on the next SEVEN WITCHES CD. Joey, ...

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THE GATHERING Announce Album Release For June, October

Holland's THE GATHERING have posted a message on their official web site indicating that they will be releasing a new CD through their own Psychonaut Records in June, to be followed by the release of another album in October. More information will be made available shortly. In other news, THE GATHERING's appearance on the main ...

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