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Yet Another Musician Steals KELLY OSBOURNE's Heart

Kelly Osbourne has found romance with another musician — and she doubts her parents will approve of him. The budding singer/actress has been dating THE TRANSPLANTS singer Rob Aston for the last few weeks and is convinced that parents Sharon and Ozzy will be unimpressed with his extensive body art. Kelly, whose first love was ...

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EDGE OF SANITY's DAN SWANÖ Checks In With Studio Update

Producer/musician/songwriter Dan Swanö is currently recording a new EDGE OF SANITY album, "Crimson II", tentatively on August 26 through Black Mark Records. The following is Swanö's latest studio update, as posted to his official forum: "The vocals have been recorded now and there's been some changes. Rogga is still here, Granvik too (doing some backing ...

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In Harmonia Universali - SOLEFALD

SOLEFALD are one of those bands that can make a reviewers life testy and fairly time-consuming. For, if you wanted to get really anal about it, you could get through reams of paper trying to catalogue their every musical twist and turn per album. DARKTHRONE this band certainly are not. If you've heard their previous ...

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FRED DURST Hooks Up With PAMELA ANDERSON?

The Boston Herald reports that Pamela Anderson has rebounded rather quickly from her broken engagement to Kid Rock, falling straight into the arms of LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst. "You could say that they were spending a lot of time together last week," a source revealed. Meanwhile, Jeannette Walls of MSNBC.com reports that you shouldn't ...

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BODY COUNT: Back From The Dead

BODY COUNT, the rock group led by rapper and actor Ice-T, have reunited and are set to kick off their "Kill 'Em All" tour on July 8 in Ventura, California. The band, who were the focus of national media attention with their controversial song "Cop Killer" (which was included on the group's self-titled debut in ...

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Tribe - QUEENSRŸCHE

When Seattle's most majestic of metal institutions attempted to transform themselves into a third-rate ALICE IN CHAINS a couple of albums ago, that was bad enough — even if both bands did kind of hail from the same town. But now they're turning into CREED. And when we come up with such a horrifying comparison, ...

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STAMPIN' GROUND To Enter Studio In July

Britain's STAMPIN' GROUND will enter Backstage Studios in Derbyshire, England, in July with producer Andy Sneap (MACHINE HEAD, TESTAMENT, STUCK MOJO, SKINLAB, ARCH ENEMY) to begin recording their fourth album, "A New Darkness Upon Us". "As far as we're concerned, the material for this next album is really killer, and we need a killer production ...

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MARILYN MANSON Catches Throat Virus, Postpones Italian Concert

MARILYN MANSON's Saturday (June 7) concert at Milan's Mazda Palace as part of the Gods Of Metal festival (under the "A Day At the Border" banner) was postponed to June 22 after the singer caught an unexpected throat virus. Ironically, Manson's appearance in Italy was mired in controversy during the past few weeks, with various ...

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MARILYN MANSON Left Out Of Buffalo OZZFEST Date

MARILYN MANSON has been left out of the lineup of Ozzfest when the tour comes to Six Flags Darien Lake in Darien Center, Genesee County, Aug. 11, reports Democrat and Chronicle. According to Six Flags Darien Lake spokeswoman Lauren Spallone, "Several people in the area expressed an uncomfortable feeling about having that artist in our ...

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PAIN To Get 'Harder' And 'Groovier' On Fourth Full-Length Album

Sweden's PAIN, the band led by acclaimed metal producer and HYPOCRISY frontman Peter Tägtgren, have finished recording all the music for their fourth full-length album, tentatively due in the fall through Stockholm Records. An as-yet-undetermined single will surface in August/September. Among the tracks set to appear on the follow-up to last year's "Nothing Remains The ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's SIXX Biting Off More Than He Can Chew

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx told Contra Costa Times that he is launching his own clothing line adorned with designs of body art he's accumulated since age 17. N. Sixx by Dragonfly offers fans of the bad-boy rocker the chance to emulate his style without the pain or permanence of the real thing. "Some of ...

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EXODUS: Studio-Bound!

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS will enter Prairie Sun studios (web site) in Cotati, California on May 23 with producer Andy Sneap (SKINLAB, ARCH ENEMY, NEVERMORE, MACHINE HEAD) to begin recording their new album, "Tempo Of The Damned", for a late 2003 release. The long-awaited follow-up to 1992's "Force Of Habit" ...

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MARILYN MANSON Orders Fetish Lingerie

According to an item published in today's edition of the New York Post, Marilyn Manson ordered $500 worth of fetish lingerie from MichaelSalem.com, which specializes in outfitting transvestites. A source at Zocalo told the newspaper Manson's order included four pairs of "P- Panties," which come with prosthetic vaginas, three "half-body bras," and some "tube top ...

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TESTAMENT Manager Attempts To 'Shed Light' On METAL GODS TOUR Cancellation

TESTAMENT manager Phil Arnold of Thrill Entertainment has issued a rambling statement in response to fan speculation over the cause of the cancellation of the band's The 2003 Metal Gods North American Tour. As previously reported, the multi-band package trek featuring HALFORD, co-headliners TESTAMENT, IMMORTAL, CARNAL FORGE, PRIMAL FEAR, PAINMUSEUM, and AMON AMARTH was called ...

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ROADRUNNER RECORDS Launches THE VAULT!

Roadrunner Records U.S. have launched a special section of their official web site called The Vault where you can buy digital files of all Roadrunner music — past and present, deleted and current. Check it out here. In conjunction with the site's launch, SLIPKNOT drummer/MUDERDOLLS guitarist and an avid Roadrunner aficionado Joey Jordison ...

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STAMPIN' GROUND Prepare To Record New Album

Britain's STAMPIN' GROUND have resolved their "legal problems" with Century Media Records and are due to enter the studio in a few weeks to begin recording the follow up to 2000's "Carved From Empty Words". Entitled "A New Darkness Upon Us", the new album is fully written and features nine new songs, a re-recording of ...

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IRON MAIDEN: New Album Mastered

IRON MAIDEN have finished mastering the much-anticipated follow-up to 2000's "Brave New World", due later in the year through Sony/Columbia Records. The following is producer Kevin Shirley's latest posting to his official web site: "Woah - New York is such a fun city and now I'm in 'clear air chop' on a very bumpy teeth-rattling ...

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VOIVOD: TARRAT Set List Revealed

VOIVOD performed the following set during their "secret" show at Bourbon Street Bar And Grill in Concord, California on Friday (April 4): 01. Voivod 02. Rebel Robot 03. Gasmask Revival 04. The Prow 05. Blame Us 06. Les Cigares Volants 07. Astronomy Domine 08. We Carry On The band, who appeared under the name TARRAT, ...

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VOIVOD To Play 'Secret' Club Gig In San Francisco

Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted will make his live debut with VOIVOD tonight (April 4) at a "secret" show at Bourbon Street Bar And Grill in Concord, California. The band will appear under the name TARRAT and will run through a full set in preparation for their upcoming co-headlining tour with SEPULTURA. Also performing will ...

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