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Enter the Metal - VARGA

Canadian prog-thrashers VARGA had a brief run from 1989 through the mid-Nineties, which is to say, they were doomed from the start for obvious reasons if you were paying attention to the North American music climate of that period. They released two albums, "Prototype" and "Oxygen" as well as their 1991 debut cassette, "Multiple Wargasms", ...

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VARGA To Release 'Enter The Metal' Next Month

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada-based progressive metal masters VARGA, who reunited in 2011, have been hard at work in the studio with longtime friend and producer/engineer Julius "Juice" Butty (ALEXISONFIRE, PROTEST THE HERO) completing their long-awaited "Enter The Metal" and "Return Of The Metal" CDs. VARGA bassist/lead vocalist Joe Varga states: "In both collections of music, you'll ...

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GWAR: First Annual 'Bohab Bash' Announced

Bohab Central, the ultimate GWAR fansite, has announced the first annual Bohab Bash, set to take place August 30-31 at Jellystone Camp Grounds in Emporia, Virginia. Expected to attend the event are Chuck Varga (Sexecutioner), Dave Brockie (Oderus Urungus), Cory Smoot (Flattus Maximus), Nate Krishna (SlaveDogg), and members of MENSREA (Cory and Nate's band). The ...

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IRON MAIDEN Frontman Attends Malta's AERO GP Competition

IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson attended the Aero GP competition in Malta Sunday (September 10) where Gabor Varga, the Swedish aerobatics champion, died after his aircraft collided with another plane, according to Reuters. Officials said that his aircraft started losing altitude, hit another plane and then both crashed into the sea near the entrance of ...

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TESTAMENT's Manager Clears Up Confusion Over Poland's METALMANIA Festival

TESTAMENT's manager, Phil Arnold of the Thrill Entertainment Group, has released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET regarding the confusion over the group's previously announced (and subsequently cancelled) appearance at Poland's Metalmania 2006 festival, which is scheduled to take place March 4, 2006 at Spodek in Katowice: "Tommy Dziubinski of Metal Mind Productions (Poland) ...

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OSBOURNES In Australia To Host MTV AWARDS

According to the Daily Telegraph, Ozzy Osbourne and daughter Kelly arrived in Australlia yesterday, greeting photographers with shy grins before being whisked away in a black limo. Brother Jack arrived just before them, skipping a photographic greeting by jumping into a waiting car. The Osbournes are in Australia for the MTV Awards ceremony ...

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Morning Gig: OZZFEST Openers Hit The Stage Running

George Varga of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports in today's edition that nearly 13,200 fans were at Coors Amphitheatre in Chula Vista, California Thursday night (July 3) when heavy-metal legend OZZY OSBOURNE began his headlining performance at Ozzfest 2003. That's about 13,000 more than were present when UNLOCO, a four-man band from Texas, kicked off ...

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