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MONSTER MAGNET: New Songs Posted Online

Two complete tracks — "Slut Machine" and "Supercruel" — from the forthcoming MONSTER MAGNET CD, "Monolithic Baby", can be heard in streaming Real Audio via the German Metal Hammer web site. Two more tracks will be added to the page every week between now and the album's release date. As previously reported, "Monolithic ...

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GLUECIFER Enter Norwegian Singles Chart At No. 15

GLUECIFER have entered the Norwegian charts at position No. 15 with their latest single, "A Call From The Other Side". "A Call From The Other Side" comes off the group's latest album, "Automatic Thrill", which was released earlier this week through Sony Records in Scandinavia and SPV in the rest of Europe. The single features ...

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SLAYER Named 'Best Band' By Readers Of REVOLVER Magazine

Veteran Los Angeles thrashers SLAYER have been voted "Best Band" by the readers of Revolver magazine. Revolver has committed to putting SLAYER on the cover of the May issue, out March 30. The band will apparently share the cover with Bam Margera of "Jackass" fame (Margera's MTV show "Viva La Bam" won for "Best TV ...

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TWISTED SISTER Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK Festival

Reunited '80s hard rockers TWISTED SISTER are the latest band confirmed for this year's installment of the Waldrock festival, set to be held June 19, 2004 in Bergum, Holland. Also scheduled to appear are MONSTER MAGNET, TESTAMENT, EXODUS, CRADLE OF FILTH, CANNIBAL CORPSE and FINNTROLL. A total of 14 acts will perform at the event, ...

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THE QUILL: Warm-Up Date Announced

Sweden's THE QUILL, the band featuring current SPIRITUAL BEGGARS/ex-FIREBIRD bassist Roger Nilsson and ex-FIREBIRD drummer Jolle Atlagic, will play a warm-up show for their upcoming European tour at Blomstermåla Folkets Hus on January 31. The show starts around 8:00 p.m. and you have to be 15 years old to attend. For more information, visit

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EXODUS Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK Festival

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS are the latest band confirmed for this year's installment of the Waldrock festival, set to be held June 19, 2004 in Bergum, Holland. Also scheduled to appear are MONSTER MAGNET, TESTAMENT, CRADLE OF FILTH, CANNIBAL CORPSE and FINNTROLL. A total of 14 acts will perform at the event, ...

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SLAYER Schedule 'Monster Garage' Appearance

According to drummer Dave Lombardo's official web site, SLAYER will be performing on the TV show "Monster Garage" on Friday, April 19 at midnight (PST) on the Discovery Channel. Dave will also be performing drums for the soundtrack to the upcoming remake of the classic horror flick "Dawn of the Dead". FANTOMAS, Lombardo's ...

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TOMMY LEE A Babe Magnet In Vegas

Despite reports he's dating Pink, former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee was hitting on plenty of young women at Las Vegas hotspot AquaKnox on December 30. A bartender at the Venetian hotel hangout told Star magazine, "Tommy was here from 9 to about 11 p.m., and he was like a magnet. He just leaned against ...

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METALLICA To Hold By-Satellite Press Conference

The four members of METALLICA will be beamed into Park City, Utah Thursday night (January 22) for a by-satellite press conference from their tour in Australia to coincide with the Sundance Film Festival premiere of their much-anticipated documentary "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster", according to Newsday. As previously reported, "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster" is ...

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METALLICA's HAMMETT Talks Next Single

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett revealed during a recent interview with the U.K.'s Scuzz TV that the group's next "St. Anger" single will most likely be either "Dirty Window" or "Invisible Kid". The band have been playing "Dirty Window" regularly since their world tour kicked off in Japan last November. "The Unnamed Feeling" was recently released ...

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METALLICA Documentary Filmmakers Hope To Reach Wider Audience

Joe Berlinger, one of the filmmakers behind the METALLICA documentary "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster", recently spoke to New York's The Journal News about the much-anticipated project, which will have its debut next Wednesday at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Berlinger, 42, who made the film with partner Bruce Sinofsky, says ...

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FINNTROLL Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK Festival

FINNTROLL are the latest band confirmed for this year's installment of the Waldrock festival, set to be held June 19, 2004 in Bergum, Holland. Also scheduled to appear are MONSTER MAGNET, TESTAMENT, CRADLE OF FILTH and CANNIBAL CORPSE. A total of 14 acts will perform at the event, which is expected to draw around 12,000 ...

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SLAYER's KERRY KING: Upcoming Appearances Announced

SLAYER guitarist Kerry King will be making the following appearances this week: NAMM Show in Anaheim, California: - Signing for Monster Cable at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, January 16 - Signing for B.C. Rich at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, January 16 - Signing for Marshall Amplification at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 17 Guitar Center ...

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MONSTER MAGNET Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK Festival

MONSTER MAGNET are the latest band confirmed for this year's installment of the Waldrock festival, set to be held June 19, 2004 in Bergum, Holland. Also scheduled to appear are TESTAMENT, CRADLE OF FILTH and CANNIBAL CORPSE. A total of 14 acts will perform at the event, which is expected to draw around 12,000 metalheads. ...

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MONSTER MAGNET: Digipack Version Of New Album To Include Bonus DVD

MONSTER MAGNET will release a special limited-edition digipack version of their new album, "Monolithic Baby", featuring a bonus DVD. Both versions of the CD (which will feature different artwork) are scheduled for release in Europe on February 16, 2004 through SPV Records. A single containing the tracks "Unbroken (Hotel Baby)" and a cover version of ...

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MONSTER MAGNET Film Video For New Single: Photos Available

MONSTER MAGNET recently shot a video for the track "Unbroken (Hotel Baby)" with producer Braddon Mendelson (Noisivision) and director Brian Smith (Rose13 Creative). Click here to check out some stills taken during the video shoot. "Unbroken (Hotel Baby)" is the first single off MONSTER MAGNET's new album, "Monolithic Babies", due in Europe on ...

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SOLITUDE AETURNUS Name Album, Post New Song

John Perez, guitarist of the long-running Arlington, Texas-based doom metallers SOLITUDE AETURNUS, has issued the following update on the band's current activities: "Doomed greetings to all! Perez here — I'm over at Robert's secret Coven meeting place finishing the last of the [SOLITUDE AETURNUS] songs to be recorded (now) in February. "We did a song ...

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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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THE QUILL Confirmed For MONSTER MAGNET European Tour

Sweden's THE QUILL, the band featuring current SPIRITUAL BEGGARS/ex-FIREBIRD bassist Roger Nilsson and ex-FIREBIRD drummer Jolle Atlagic, have been added to the forthcoming MONSTER MAGNET European tour, which is scheduled to kick off on February 20 and run through April 12. Also appearing on the bill will be Norwegian rock 'n' rollers GLUECIFER. THE QUILL's ...

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METALLICA: 'Monster' Documentary To Receive Theatrical Release In May

METALLICA's much-anticipated documentary, "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster" — an unusual look at the heavy metal band undergoing group therapy to help its members through addiction, fatherhood and "near-total disintegration" while recording their first original studio album in six years — won't be ready for theatrical release until May, according to MTV.com. Despite the later-than-originally-expected ...

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