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AMON AMARTH To Issue Special 'Viking Edition' Of New CD

Sweden's AMON AMARTH will issue a "Viking Edition" of their forthcoming CD, Versus The World, containing 14 bonus songs on an extra CD and a 20-page-booklet (eight pages more than the regular jewel-case version). The complete track listing for the bonus CD is as follows: 01. Siegreicher Marsch (German version of the song "Victorious March" ...

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GREAT WHITE To Issue Farewell Live Album

GREAT WHITE's last-ever official release, Thank You – Goodnight, will be released on November 19th through Knight Records. Recorded on New Year Eve 2001, Thank You – Goodnight captures all the group's favorites, including the first song that Jack Russell and Mark Kendall wrote, "On Your Knees". The CD also includes two brand new tracks, ...

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MACHINE HEAD Set Tentative Track Listing For Live Album

MACHINE HEAD's as-yet-untitled live album is tentatively scheduled to be mixed by Colin Richardson in November at Chapel Studios in Lincolnshire, England for a January/February release through Roadrunner Records. The album, which was originally set to contain material recorded solely at the band's December 8th, 2001 show at the Brixton Academy in London, England, will ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: Lighting Sharon's Fire

The following item was originally published in the current edition of Star magazine: How's this for burning love? Ozzy Osbourne spent a half-hour smelling candles at Rexall Drugs in West Hollywood trying to figure out which ones his ailing wife Sharon would like best. He finally gathered a heap of them in a basket and ...

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DARK ANGEL Destroy Santa Ana With Unannounced Set

As widely anticipated, DARK ANGEL guitarist Jim Durkin, vocalist Ron Rinehart, and guitarist Eric Meyer joined drummer Al "Mayhem" Mendez and bassist Jeremy Peto (ex-MORGION) at the conclusion of DREAMS OF DAMNATION's opening set (featuring Durkin) at Monday night's KREATOR/DESTRUCTION gig at The Galaxy Theater in Santa Ana, California and tore into "Burning Of Sodom", ...

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THE (INTERNATIONAL) NOISE CONSPIRACY Complete New EP

Sweden's THE (INTERNATIONAL) NOISE CONSPIRACY, fronted by former REFUSED screamer Dennis Lyxzen, have completed work on their new EP, Bigger Cages, Longer Chains for a late 2002 release through Burning Heart Records. Included on the CD are five new tracks and a cover of N.E.R.D.'s "Baby Doll", which the group has already performed live. The ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE On Cancer Battle: 'Life Goes On'

The following article was originally published in the National Enquirer: Cancer-stricken Sharon Osbourne reveals for the first time how she had to calm her sobbing husband Ozzy after she nearly died from chemotherapy complications. No more tears! Married for 20 years, Sharon's more in control than Ozzy. She had to be strong for her struggling ...

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STEREOMUD Finish Work On Sophomore Album, Prepare To Hit The Road

New York-based STEREOMUD, who feature in their ranks former members of LIFE OF AGONY and STUCK MOJO, have finished mixing their as-yet-untitled sophomore effort with Jack Joseph Puig (HOLE, GOO GOO DOLLS, BECK) at a Los Angeles studio for an early 2003 release through Loud/Columbia Records. "We've been hearing some 'tentative' plans of a January ...

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MARILYN MANSON Artwork Posted Online

Marilyn Manson has posted all of his artwork online at this location. As previously reported, 3,000 people lined up Hollywood Boulevard in California Friday night to attend Manson's first showing of his watercolor paintings. Over 20 of Manson's original paintings were sold, with RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' Flea, Nicholas Cage, and Jack Osbourne ...

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LIMP BIZKIT DJ Threatens To Kill THE ICARUS LINE

LIMP BIZKIT's DJ Lethal allegedly threatened to kill Travis Keller from Buddyhead and Joe Cardamone (a.k.a. Jack Mormon) from THE ICARUS LINE after the duo taunted the short-tempered DJ while hosting an underground hip hop/rock show last week. The following account was posted at the web site of British rock magazine Rock Sound: ...

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'THE OSBOURNES' A Huge Hit In Canada

The Osbournes' Canadian debut on the CTV network this past Tuesday attracted an impressive 1.67 million viewers, Nielsen Media Research reported on Wednesday. The series — which follows the wildly dysfunctional lives of Ozzy Osbourne, his manager/wife Sharon and their children Kelly and Jack — was previously only available to digital subscribers with MTV Canada. ...

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Through The Storm - RIOT

Tipton/Downing. Murray/Smith. Shermann/Denner. You with me here? Let me add to that list the fourth-best metal guitar duo of all time: Reale/Flyntz. But like RIOT in general, they have yet to receive the same level of recognition as the others (except in Japan!). Despite this, RIOT continues to release album after album of quality metal, ...

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THE PROJECT HATE Finalize Track Listing For 'Killing Hellsinki'

THE PROJECT HATE, featuring Jörgen Sandström of ENTOMBED/GRAVE fame, will issue their first-ever live album through Horns Up Records in the fall/winter. Entitled Killing Hellsinki, the album will feature six live tracks, recorded at the Tavastia club in Helsinki, Finland on July 12th, 2002, as well as the band's original 1999 demo, featuring ENTOMBED singer ...

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PISSING RAZORS To Release Live Album

PISSING RAZORS will issue their first-ever live album, entitled Live In The Devil's Triangle, on November 19th through Spitfire Records. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Between Heaven And Hell 02. Burning Bridges 03. Fork Tongue 04. Three 05. Vengeance Is Mine 06. Justice Denied 07. C U R S ...

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IRON MAIDEN To Issue Box Set

IRON MAIDEN will issue Eddie's Archive — a three double-CD set containing the band's earliest live recordings from 1979 through to their headlining performance at Donington in 1988 — on November 5th through Columbia Records. In addition to this, the compilation The Best Of The B'sides will be made available for the first time as ...

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Former GREAT WHITE Singer Postpones Solo Dates

Former GREAT WHITE frontman Jack Russell has postponed all solo dates scheduled through September 18th due to a "viral infection," according to the singer's official web site. The following dates remain unaffected and will go ahead as planned: Sep. 19 – Kingman, AZ @ The Alamo Sep. 20 – Scotsdale, AZ @ Cajun House Sep. ...

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MEGADETH To Issue Posthumous Compilation CD

On September 10th, MEGADETH will issue a posthumous CD, entitled Still, Alive... And Well?, containing studio and live recordings spanning their entire career, including previously unreleased live performances of "Use The Man" and "Conjuring". The album will surface via Sanctuary Records. The title of the CD was chosen by frontman Dave Mustaine himself. "You may ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Denies Tour Rumors

Malmsteen Management, who represent Swedish guitar legend YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, have issued the following statement via the guitarist's official web site: "There have been numerous rumors that Yngwie Malmsteen will be playing and taking part in various concert tours [including a possible tour called Ultimate Guitar Experience with Yngwie, Uli Jon Roth, and Al Di Meola ...

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TURBONEGRO Ink Deal With BURNING HEART RECORDS

Norway's TURBONEGRO — recently reformed after a four-year break — have inked a deal with Sweden's Burning Heart Records. Before their split in 1998, TURBONEGRO released numerous influential records and are considered by many to be the founders of "Scandinavian Rock". The band reformed in the summer of 2002 and made several festival appearances in ...

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LEGENDS OF ROCK: The Classic Rock Extravaganza

Legends Of Rock is the name of a unique three-hour classic rock extravaganza, hosted by ex-SCORPIONS guitar legend Uli Jon Roth. Due to the phenomenal success of his Legends of Rock headlining appearance at the Castle Donington festival in 2001, the decision was made to take the Legends format out on the road. With an ...

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JONES'S LOUNGE Track Listing Unveiled

New Orleans-based JONES'S LOUNGE, featuring Kyle Thomas (EXHORDER, FLOODGATE), Dax Thieler (GREEN LEAF CULT), Jimmy Bower (DOWN, C.O.C., SUPERJOINT RITUAL, EYEHATEGOD) and Jason Portera (PITS VS. PREPS), have finalized the track listing for their debut full-length album, which was recently produced by former UGLY KID JOE guitarist Dave Fortman at Fortman's Balance Studio. It is ...

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JACK OSBOURNE To Film "DAWSON'S CREEK" Cameo

Jack Osbourne, the son of Ozzy Osbourne and one of the stars of MTV's hit series The Osbournes, will film a cameo today (August 9th) for the WB Network series Dawson's Creek, according to Billboard. The 16-year-old will be at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina to film the spot. Duke is the site of ...

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Nothing - MESHUGGAH

While MESHUGGAH have morphed from angular, frenetic death metal to something a more polyrhythmic, less chaotic sort of death metal band, they've picked up a lot of fans along the way. History has borne out that Sweden has one of the most prolific music scenes out there (helped, in no small part, by governmental support ...

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RAISED FIST Complete Work On "Dedication"

Swedish hardcore act RAISED FIST have completed work on their new album, entitled Dedication, with producer Daniel Bergstrand (i.e. MESHUGGAH, STUCK MOJO, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD) for a late 2002 release through Burning Heart Records. According to an official press release, "this is real hardcore spiced up with metal and grind parts that will make your ...

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BREACH Split Up

Swedish hardcore/punk band BREACH have split up after ten years together. The group had released four full-length albums via Burning Heart Records. No information is currently available about the band members' individual plans for the future. ...

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