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SCRAP METAL Signs On With WILLIAM MORRIS

The William Morris talent and literary agency today announced they have signed celebrity rock supergroup SCRAP METAL as a client, and will represent the rock supergroup worldwide. "SCRAP METAL offers an unprecedented collection of musical talent in one unique act," says agent Keith Sarkisian of The William Morris Agency in Beverly Hills. "Collectively, the artists ...

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IMMORTAL: New York City Concert Footage Available

Reunited Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL performed a sold-out headlining concert on July 13, 2007 at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in New York City. Fan-filmed video footage of the entire concert is available at YouTube. The group's setlist was as follows: 01. Intro 02. The Sun No Longer Rises 03. Withstand The ...

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THE LUCIFER PRINCIPLE Signs With APACHE PRODUCTION

Dutch death metallers THE LUCIFER PRINCIPLE have inked a deal with the Belgium-based label Apache Productions (SONS OF JONATHAS, SPOIL ENGINE, SOUTHERN VOODOO). After two well-received demos ("Burn!" and "Flamethrower"), THE LUCIFER PRINCIPLE will release its first full-length album, "Pitch Black Dawn", on October 5 as a deluxe digipack. The CD was mastered by Jochem ...

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SKINLAB Frontman: 'We've Been Writing Some Sick Music'

Bassist/vocalist Steev Esquivel of the San Francisco Bay Area metallers SKINLAB has issued the following update: "We've been laying low since returning home from The Face of Aggression Tour, getting right down to business in the studio writing the new album!! We've been writing some sick fuckin music that is sure to please all SKINLAB ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Bassist Issues Update On Auction For Sister-In-Law

GUNS N' ROSES bassist Tommy Stinson recently coordinated an eBay auction of several autographed items from the band. The auction was set up to raise funds for the family of Stinson's sister-in-law, whose family were the victims of a horrific crime earlier this year. Stinson explained, "On February 3rd, 2007, my sister-in-law, Hilary Kruger, and ...

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IMMORTAL: New York City Concert Photos, Setlist Available

Reunited Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL played a headlining show at the B.B. King Blues Club & Grill last night (Friday, July 13). The group's setlist was as follows: 01. The Sun No Longer Rises 02. Withstand the Fall of Time 03. Solarfall 04. Sons of Northern Darkness 05. Tyrants 06. One by One 07. Wrath ...

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IMMORTAL's DEMONAZ Discusses Upcoming Album

Luxi Lahtinen of Metal-Rules.com recently conducted an interview with IMMORTAL guitarist Demonaz. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow: Metal-Rules.com: IMMORTAL are working with songs for a new studio album right now. What's the latest update from you as far as that goes? Demonaz: Well, me and Abbath are working with the ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Gets Platinum Record In Prague

Ozzy Osbourne received a platinum sales award for his latest album, "Black Rain" and took part in a fan meet-and-greet before his concert at Saska Arena in Prague, Czech Republic on June 26, 2007. Check out pictures from WENN. Fan-filmed video footage of Ozzy Osbourne performing his song "Here for You" on Saturday, ...

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IMMORTAL's Unholy Forces Of Evil

A two-and-a-half-minute video clip of IMMORTAL frontman breathing fire on stage during the band's appearance at the Tuska festival Friday night (June 29) in Helsinki, Finland has been posted at YouTube. The group's setlist was as follows: 01. The Sun No Longer Rises 02. Withstand The Fall Of Time 03. Sons Of Northern ...

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METALLICA: Partial 'Sick Of The Studio '07' Setlist Revealed

A partial setlist has been revealed for METALLICA's "Sick of the Studio '07" tour, which is scheduled to kick off tonight (Thursday, June 28) in Lisbon, Portugal at the Super Bock Super Rock festival. The band is said to have rehearsed the following songs for the trek: "No Leaf Clover" (James Hetfield only) "Orion" "Fade ...

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KORN Frontman Says Near-Fatal Illness Impacted New Album

Launch Radio Networks reports: KORN frontman Jonathan Davis says in the new issue of Kerrang! magazine that his near-fatal bout with a rare blood infection in 2006 was the main inspiration for many of his lyrics on the group's upcoming new album. Davis explained to the U.K. publication, "Death was completely on my mind when ...

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