ARCH ENEMY To Support IRON MAIDEN In New York!

Sweden's ARCH ENEMY have been confirmed to open for IRON MAIDEN at the four New York City shows in late January. As previously reported, ARCH ENEMY will also support MAIDEN at the British heavy metal band's two Canadian gigs immediately preceding the New York dates. "We are excited about this opportunity to hit the States ...

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VOMITORY: Studio Update

Tobias Gustafsson, the drummer for the Swedish death metal act VOMITORY, has posted the following studio update on the group's official web site: "Our fifth album, 'Primal Massacre', is now taking its shape! We (Ulf - guitars, Henrik Larsson - producer, and me) arrived at [Studio Kuling in Örebro, Sweden] on Sunday December 7th, set ...

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HELMET: 'Best Of' Track Listing Revealed

HELMET have set a January 27, 2004 release date through Interscope Records for their upcoming "best of" CD, titled "Unsung: The Very Best Of Helmet (1991-1997)". The complete track listing for the album is as follows: 01. Repetition 02. FBLA 03. Bad Mood 04. Sinatra 05. In The Meantime 06. Better 07. Unsung 08. Give ...

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Report: OZZY OSBOURNE Taken Off Ventilator

Ozzy Osbourne began breathing unaided following his near-fatal accident, according to Telegraph.co.uk. The former BLACK SABBATH singer has been able to chat to wife Sharon this morning at the Berkshire hospital where he has been recovering since crashing his quad bike last Monday. A statement from Wexham Park Hospital in Slough said Osbourne, whose "Changes" ...

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KELLY OSBOURNE Feels Used By BERT MCCRACKEN

Ratethemusic.com reports Kelly Osbourne remains convinced THE USED frontman Bert McCracken dated her because he was only interested in generating publicity for his band. "I have such a black heart because of him. I truly hate him for leaving me like that and it's so sad to hate," Kelly admitted. "I'm torn between two feelings ...

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MONSTER MAGNET Set Release Date For New Album

MONSTER MAGNET have set a February 16, 2004 European release date through SPV Records for their new album, "Monolithic Babies". The album's first single, containing the song "Unbroken" backed with an exclusive single-only version of the VELVET UNDERGROUND classic "Venus In Furs", will arrive on January 19. A video clip for the upcoming single has ...

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MARILYN MANSON Cleared In Swiss Criminal Probe

Swiss authorities have decided not to bring criminal charges against MARILYN MANSON following complaints by a religious group about the artist's stage act, according to the Associated Press. The Zurich district prosecutor's office said on Monday (December 15) it had found no evidence to back allegations that the artist had incited violence and ...

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