VELVET REVOLVER To Release 'Comrades' In April

VELVET REVOLVER, the much buzzed-about rock group featuring ex-STONE TEMPLE PILOTS vocalist Scott Weiland, former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash, bassist Duff McKagan, drummer Matt Sorum and guitarist Dave Kushner from Dave Navarro's (JANE'S ADDICTION) band, have set "Comrades" as the working title for their much-anticipated debut, tentatively due on April 27 through RCA Records. ...

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METALLICA 'Myths' To Be Addressed In Upcoming Biography

The career of the seventh-biggest recording act on the planet will be chronicled in April 2004 in "Justice For All: The Truth About Metallica", a weighty 472-page hardback by writer Joel McIver. Published by the industry heavyweight Omnibus Press, the book, McIver's sixth, is the result of over five years of research and contains unpublished ...

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KORN Confirmed For Denmark's ROSKILDE FESTIVAL

KORN have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Roskilde Festival, scheduled to take place July 1-4, 2004 in Roskilde, Denmark. The band, who are expected to make a number of European festival appearances next summer, will also play one indoor date in Germany: at Berlin's Columbiahalle on June 26. The show will be ...

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BLOOD RED THRONE Sign With EARACHE RECORDS

Norwegian death metallers BLOOD RED THRONE have signed a worldwide multi-album deal with Earache Records. The brainchild of ex-EMPEROR bassist Tchort, BLOOD RED THRONE have "unleashed a series of gruesomely precise death metal releases, most recently the acclaimed 'Affiliated With the Suffering' record, which has seen them grow steadily in popularity and notoriety," according to ...

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Report: MTV Debating Whether To Show OZZY's Rehab

Jeannette Walls of MSNBC.com reports execs at MTV are debating whether to show Ozzy Osbourne's extensive rehabilitation following an all-terrain vehicle accident on the next season of "The Osbournes". "We already went through Sharon Osbourne's recovery from cancer," laments an insider. "We don't want [the show] to become 'General Hospital'." Also influencing the decision, says ...

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