IRON MAIDEN To Enter Studio In September To Record New CD

IRON MAIDEN will head back into the studio in September to begin working on their next record, which they hope to have done by the end of the year, vocalist Bruce Dickinson told MTV News. The band tentatively planning to tour the US next summer in support of the as-yet-untitled CD. "I think it's taken ...

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STATIC-X To Appear On RAMONES Tribute Album

STATIC-X will be contributing a version of the RAMONES classic "Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment" to the upcoming RAMONES tribute CD being produced by Rob Zombie and RAMONES guitarist Johnny Ramone. Other artists tentatively scheduled to appear on the album include ROB ZOMBIE ("Blitzkrieg Bop"), RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, THE OFFSPRING, RANCID, EDDIE VEDDER and JOE ...

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COURTNEY LOVE: "I Wish I Hadn't Married Kurt"

Quote of the day: HOLE's Courtney Love to Carrie Fisher on her show Conversations From The Edge with Carrie Fisher (speaking about Courtney's daughter from her marriage to Kurt Cobain): "I wish that I hadn't married him (Kurt). It is cool having the last name, but once I was sitting talking to Lisa Marie Presley ...

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RAGE To Preview New Material At Frankfurt Music Fair Gig

RAGE will perform at the Frankfurt Music Fair in Frankfurt, Germany on Saturday, March 16th as part of a Behringer-sponsored event that will start at 3:30 PM at the Music Hall Festhalle on the "Arena" stage. RAGE are expected to premier material from their forthcoming Unity CD, which is currently being recorded for a May ...

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KONKHRA Prepare "Best Of" CD, Next Studio Album

Denmark's KONKHRA are due to issue a “best of” album this spring containing remixed and remastered versions of some of the group's finest moments spanning their 12+ year existence. According to band leader Anders Lundemark (guitar/vocals), “the general idea is to take 1-2 songs from each album, cream them up, and put them on this ...

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GOTTHARD Sail To New Heights With Latest CD Release

Switzerland's GOTTHARD entered the Swiss charts at number one with their latest “Best Of Ballads” CD, entitled One Life, One Soul— the group's sixth number one album in succession (a feat that even the legendary KROKUS apparently weren't able to match). The album has already been certified double-platinum and is looking likely to become one ...

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BLAZE Frontman To Make Dutch Radio Appearance

BLAZE frontman Blaze Bayley (ex-IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE) will be in the studio of Psycho Circus Radio, in the eastern part of the Netherlands, on Sunday, February 17th. The show will be broadcast between 20:00 and 22:00 CET (7:00 – 9:00 PM GMT). For more info, check out the Psycho Circus web site at this ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's Durst: "I'm A Hopeless Romantic"

The following item comes to us courtesy of The New York Post: He claims he "did it all for the [sex]," but LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst is nursing a lonely heart this Valentine's Day. Durst, who has been linked with Playboy Playmates Jamie Bergman and Summer Altice, admits he's still searching for that special ...

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Over 2,000 SLIPKNOT Fans Turned Away At Glasgow In-Store

Over 2,000 SLIPKNOT fans were turned away from a scheduled SLIPKNOT in-store appearance at Glasgow's Virgin Megastore this afternoon, February 14th, after more than 3,000 people showed up in hopes of meeting their masked heroes. According to a NME.com account, the doors were locked at noon after 1,000 devotees were already packed inside the store ...

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KORN's "Untouchables": Four Million Dollars And Counting

KORN's forthcoming fifth full-length album, titled Untouchables, has reportedly cost nearly four million dollars to produce, according to bassist Fieldy. "We spent a lot of time on it, and money. We're up to like three-and-a-half million on it now, which is ridiculous for a record." Untouchables is currently being mixed by Andy Wallace (i.e. SOULFLY, ...

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