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SILENCER Sign European Deal With ADRENALINE RECORDS

Colorado's SILENCER have signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Italy's Adrenaline Records for a European edition of the "Structures" EP, entitled "Found On The Sun". In addition to select "Black Flames & Burning Worlds" and "Kozmos" bonus cuts, the EP will include a brand new track, entitled "Apollocide", the first to feature Dan Lynn on ...

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'THE OSBOURNES' To Return Next Week

Ten new episodes of the MTV reality series "The Osbournes" will air throughout the summer, starting at 10:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, June 10, according to the Associated Press. The cable music channel said Tuesday (June 3) that the shows will follow Ozzy, Sharon, Kelly and Jack Osbourne, and their various pets and friends, at their ...

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ABIGOR Split Up!

Austrian black metal outfit ABIGOR have officially split up, according to mainman Peter Kubik. "There are different reasons for my decision, mainly because I am pissed by the entire Black-Metal genre," Kubik explained in a statement announcing the group's decision to disband. "I simply can't identify myself, nor ABIGOR with today's Black-Metal genre anymore — ...

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ENDO Announce Headlining Dates

Miami, Florida's ENDO have lined up the following headlining dates during June: Jun. 11 - Tampa, FL @ Twilight Jun. 13 - Fort Meyers, FL @ Gotham Hall Jun. 14 - Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits Jun. 15 - Longwood (Orlando), FL @ Lost & Found Jun. 18 - Tallahassee, FL @ Beta Bar (the ...

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JACK OSBOURNE Out Of Rehab?

Jack Osbourne could be out of rehab already. Us Weekly reports that Jack was spotted last week with parents Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne at Ralph's supermarket in Malibu — a scant month after he checked in to the Las Encinas Hospital in Pasadena, California. and then Visions in Malibu for a drugs-and-drinking problem. Us describes ...

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ENTOMBED: 'Inferno' Delayed!

ENTOMBED have pushed back the release date of their new album, "Inferno", to Aug. 4 through Music For Nations/Threeman Records following Zomba Music Group's (which owns Music For Nations) recent integration into parent company BMG (Bertelsmann Music Group). "Inferno" was produced by Pelle Gunnerfeldt (FIRESIDE) at Gröndal and Atlantis studios in Stockholm. The complete track ...

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EDGUY Set Working Title For New CD

German melodic metallers EDGUY have set "Mysteria" as the working title for their next studio album, tentatively due in early 2004 through AFM Records. "We'll have some great surprises for you, so stay tuned," EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet wrote on the band's official web site regarding the new material. "Musically it's gonna sound like EDGUY ...

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NATIONAL NAPALM SYNDICATE Complete Work On New Promo CD

Reunited Finnish speed/thrash metal masters NATIONAL NAPALM SYNDICATE have completed work on a new four-track promo CD at the new Tonebox studio in Oulu. The band, who are currently unsigned, feature in their ranks the original guitar duo — Markku Jokikokko and Jukka Kyrö (BURNING POINT) — who were responsible for composing all of the ...

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ROB ROCK: 'Eyes Of Eternity' CD Delayed

Former IMPELLITTERI frontman Rob Rock has pushed back the projected release date for his second solo album, "Eyes Of Eternity", to June 23 through Germany's Massacre Records. The CD will receive a Japanese release on July 21 through JVC/Victor Entertainment. The CD, which was produced, arranged, and mixed by Roy Z. (HALFORD, BRUCE DICKINSON, HELLOWEEN), ...

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MACABRE To Release 'Murder Metal' In September

MACABRE are set to release their new full-length album, "Murder Metal", on September 23 through Season Of Mist Records. The album will be issued via a licensing agreement with Decomposed Records, an indie label owned and operated by the band and their management. This release will be a continuation of the group's 1993 classic "Sinister ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE To Leave SONY RECORDS

Ozzy Osbourne is to leave the Sony record label after 23 years. The former BLACK SABBATH frontman decided to quit after the departure of the company's controversial boss, Tommy Mottola, in January. "It's an opportunity to start fresh," Sharon Osbourne, who manages her husband's career, told People magazine. "No one's done anything wrong," she continued. ...

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DEFTONES Singer: 'JACK OSBOURNE Seems Like A Nice Kid'

DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno has rushed to Jack Osbourne's defense, calling him a "nice kid" and labelling Hollywood "weird". Ozzy Osbourne's 17-year-old son recently checked into the Las Encinas detox hospital in Pasadena, California after admitting he got "caught up" in a "drugs and alcohol" lifestyle. Jack also recently admitted the celebrity he had acquired ...

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KELLY OSBOURNE To BOB DOLE: 'You're A Twat!'

Kelly Osbourne has fired back at Bob Dole for using Jack Osbourne's recent entry into a rehab facility to bolster an argument against reality television. As part of his ongoing series of point-counterpoints with Bill Clinton on CBS' "60 Minutes", Dole asked, "Does Hollywood still think Ozzy Osbourne is funny now that he's shipped his ...

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BOB DOLE's No Fan Of 'The Osbournes'

The following item was originally published in today's edition of the New York Post: Bob Dole has just discovered the Osbournes — and he hates them. PAGE SIX has learned that the curmudgeonly also-ran will blast Ozzy and his spawn on Sunday's "60 Minutes". In his ongoing series of point-counterpoints with Bill Clinton, Dole asks, ...

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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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Original Members Of ELECTRIC WIZARD Leave To Form New Band

After 10 years in the group, original ELECTRIC WIZARD members Mark Greening (drums & piano) and Tim Bagshaw (bass) have quit the British doom veterans to concentrate on their new project, which they have baptized RAMESSES. Completing the new group — which features Tim on lead guitar — is bassist/vocalist Adam Richardson (ex-SPIRMYARD). RAMESSES have ...

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JACK OSBOURNE: 'I Got Caught Up In My New Lifestyle'

Jack Osbourne says that he got carried away with drugs and alcohol and decided to check into rehab to seek out treatment before it became too late. "I got caught up in my new lifestyle," Jack told People magazine on his fourth day of treatment. "Once I realized this, I voluntarily checked myself into a ...

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GREAT WHITE Plan Charitable U.S. Tour

GREAT WHITE guitarist Mark Kendall and lead singer Jack Russell have announced plans for a nationwide tour to raise money for victims' families, according to the Associated Press. Attorney Ed McPherson, who represents the group, said Tuesday that GREAT WHITE would perform with other rock bands and donate their percentage of the profits to existing ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE Blames Herself For JACK's Rehab Stint

According to today's Sun, Sharon Osbourne has said that she is to blame for her son, Jack Osbourne, checking himself into a rehab clinic. "Sharon Osbourne blames herself for son Jack being in rehab — saying she should have kept him out of the TV show about her family," says the newspaper. The paper reports ...

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OSBOURNE Family Spokesperson: OZZY's Son Realized He Needed Help

According to Osbourne family publicist Lisa Vega, Jack Osbourne entered a Los Angeles-area rehabilitation center for treatment of drug and alcohol abuse last week after confiding in both parents, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, that he needed help. "Not very many 17-year-olds have the wherewithal to realize that they have a problem, nor do they have ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE's Son In Rehab

The Sun has published photos of Ozzy Osbourne and his wife Sharon allegedly visiting son Jack at the Las Encinas Hospital in Pasadena, California, where the young Osbourne is said to be being treated for an undisclosed addiction. The pair looked shocked when they came face-to-face with Jack at the private clinic. Then they cuddled ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Changes His Mind About Going Into Rehab

Ozzy Osbourne reportedly admitted he had too much to drink on April 5 — and told wife Sharon he wanted to go back into rehab. But once Ozzy sobered up, he changed his mind. "I'm not going into rehab right now," Ozzy told The National Enquirer. "I'm fine. "What happened is that on Saturday I ...

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AEROSMITH To Begin Recording Blues Album

AEROSMITH will likely enter the studio sometime in the next two or three weeks to begin recording their much-discussed blues album for Columbia, guitarist Joe Perry told Billboard.com. Among the songs being worked up by the band are BLIND WILLIE MCTELL's "Broke Down Engine", LITTLE WALTER's "Temperature", and "I'm Ready", the latter of which was ...

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