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NIFELHEIM: We 'Approved' Anti-CLIFF BURTON, -DIMEBAG Comments Before They Were Published

Swedish black metallers NIFELHEIM have released a statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET insisting that they "approved" the comments that were attributed to them in the latest issue of Sweden Rock magazine where they appeared to be disrespecting the memories of both METALLICA bassist Cliff Burton and PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. BLABBERMOUTH.NET received an earlier ...

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AC/DC Singer Gives Pediatric Patients the Rock Star Treatment

The new Brian Johnson Music Therapy Room in the pediatrics department at Sarasota Memorial Hospital is being dedicated on Monday, December 22, 2008. The musical equipment, memorabilia and room enhancements were donated to Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation, Inc. by the John Entwistle Foundation (JEF), which is named for the late bassist of THE WHO. A ...

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CHRISTIAN OLDE WOLBERS: FEAR FACTORY Will 'Come Together Eventually'

MetalSucks recently conducted an interview with FEAR FACTORY guitarist Christian Olde Wolbers. Olde Wolbers recently handled vocal production for New Jersey metallers GOD FORBID's new album "Earthsblood" (Feb. 24, Century Media) and is currently recording with his side project ARKAEA, which also features FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera, THREAT SIGNAL vocalist Jon Howard ...

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NIFELHEIM: Anti-CLIFF BURTON, -DIMEBAG Comments Were A 'Bad Joke' That Was Taken Out Of Context

Swedish black metallers NIFELHEIM have released a statement clarifying the comments they made in the latest issue of Sweden Rock magazine where they appeared to be disrespecting the memories of both METALLICA bassist Cliff Burton and PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. In the Sweden Rock article, which was based on an interview conducted ...

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MINISTRY Mainman Comments On Fifth GRAMMY Nomination

"I'm becoming the Susan Lucci or Martin Scorsese of metal," laughs MINISTRY's founder Al Jourgensen of his five Grammy nominations, but no wins — yet. Jourgensen and MINISTRY just snagged a nomination in the Best Metal Performance category for the track "Under My Thumb" from their album "Cover Up", released April 1, 2008. Indeed, the ...

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NIFELHEIM Bassist Disrespects DIMEBAG, CLIFF BURTON

The latest issue of Sweden Rock magazine features an interview with the Swedish black metal band NIFELHEIM conducted in late September during the group's Finnish tour with WATAIN. "MÖTLEY CRÜE and MUNICIPAL WASTE are likely the worst bands in the world. Next to METALLICA," the group's bassist Tyrant (real name: Erik Gustavsson) is quoted as ...

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FEAR FACTORY Frontman Guests On STEVE TUSHAR CD; Audio Available

FEAR FACTORY frontman Burton C. Bell makes a guest appearance on the new album from FEAR FACTORY collaborator Steve Tushar entitled "Oscillate". Burton says, "[The track] I appear on [called 'Here's Your Life Now'] is awesome, and Steve really wanted to highlight a song that shows different aspects of my voice." You can preview "Here's ...

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M.A.N Films 'Blood Vanish' Video

M.A.N — the group formed out of the ashes of Sweden's TRANSPORT LEAGUE (featuring former MNEMIC frontman Tony Jelencovich) — recently filmed a video for the song "Blood Vanish". A photo from the video shoot can be viewed below. Upcoming M.A.N shows: Nov. 27 - Pipeline - Sundsvall, SWE (w/ ENTOMBED) Nov. 28 - KGB ...

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FORBIDDEN Guitarist On Upcoming Presidential Election: 'Use Your Illusion Of Freedom Wisely'

Guitarist Craig Locicero of reactivated San Francisco Bay Area thrashers FORBIDDEN has released the following message: "I've been meaning to share my feelings about the upcoming election for weeks now, but articulating them is very difficult for me. And if you live somewhere other then the USA, please don't hold anything against FORBIDDEN. This is ...

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METALLICA's '…And Justice For All' Reissued On Vinyl

METALLICA has reissued its classic 1988 album "…And Justice For All" on vinyl as part of the ongoing series that will eventually see the entire catalog available again. "Justice" is now available in North America as a two-disc package for the 33.3 version, and in a box for the four-disc, 180 gram, 45 rpm edition. ...

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EVANESCENCE Singer Performs 'Sally's Song' On 'Leno'; Video Available

Video footage of EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee performing "Sally's Song", her contribution to the recently released CD collection "Nightmare Revisited", on the October 13 episode of NBC-TV's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" can be viewed below. The disc, which contains reworked songs from the soundtrack to Tim Burton's 1993 movie "The Nightmare Before Christmas", ...

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CHRIS CORNELL: Canadian Dates Announced

Former SOUNDGARDEN and AUDIOSLAVE vocalist Chris Cornell will embark on a 13-city tour of Canada following his previously announced promotional tour with producer and beat master Timbaland. The dates are as follows: Nov. 06 - Coquitlam, BC Red Robinson Theater Nov. 07 - Kamloops, BC Interior Savings Centre Nov. 08 - Banff, AB Wild Bill's ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS To Perform At 'Scream 2008'

According to The Pulse of Radio, the SMASHING PUMPKINS will perform their new single, "G.L.O.W.", this Saturday (October 18) at the taping of "Scream 2008", the Spike TV cable channel's third annual event commemorating the year's best in horror, science fiction and fantasy. The show will be taped at the Greek Theatre in Hollywood and ...

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EVANESCENCE Singer To Perform On 'The Tonight Show With Jay Leno'

EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee will perform "Sally's Song", her contribution to the recently released CD collection "Nightmare Revisited", on the October 13 episode of NBC-TV's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno". The disc, which contains reworked songs from the soundtrack to Tim Burton's 1993 movie "The Nightmare Before Christmas", follows a 2006 update to the ...

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ART OF DYING To Support DISTURBED In U.S., Canada

Vancouver rock outfit ART OF DYING will support DISTURBED on the following dates: Nov. 23 - Mayo Civic Center - Rochester, MN Nov. 25 - Swiftel Cente - Brookings, SD Nov. 26 - Bismark Civic Cente - Bismark, ND Nov. 28 - Four Seasons Arena - Great Falls, MT Nov. 29 - Knitting Factory - ...

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'Nightmare Revisited' Collection Available For Streaming

KORN, MARILYN MANSON, FLYLEAF, EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee and others have reworked songs from the soundtrack to Tim Burton's 1993 movie "The Nightmare Before Christmas" for the upcoming CD collection "Nightmare Revisited". The disc, which drops September 30, follows a 2006 update to the film's soundtrack that included cuts by FALL OUT BOY and PANIC ...

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