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FU MANCHU, FIREBALL MINISTRY Manager Joins CORE ENTERTAINMENT

Brian Frank has joined Core Entertainment as Managing Partner, it was announced by the company's Founding Partner Bill Siddons. Based in Los Angeles, Core Entertainment represents ALICE IN CHAINS, JERRY CANTRELL, FIREBALL MINISTRY, FU MANCHU, KMFDM, THE THIEVES and TSAR as music clients. The company is also comprised of an overall television and personality division ...

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KAIHORO: 'Call Of The Statue' Video Posted Online

KAIHORO, the Finnish "sludgy rock/metal band" featuring members of TOTAL DEVASTATION, OMNIUM GATHERUM and MANITOU, has posted its video for the song "Call of the Statue" on YouTube. The song comes off the group's second full-length album, "Boulder", which was released on March 14 through Sorbus Productions. The follow-up to 2004's "Mainheadskull" was ...

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POWERMAN 5000 To Release New Album This Year

POWERMAN 5000 has posted the following message on its MySpace page: "Considering the band's track record of putting out CDs once every three years it seems hard to believe that, yes, we will put out a new disc in 2007!! It's all just beginning to develop and the wheres, whos and whats are to be ...

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FIREBALL MINISTRY: In Writing Mode

FIREBALL MINISTRY frontman Rev. James A. Rota II has issued the following update: "First and foremost, we are in the stages of writing a new album. It's coming along great. It's going to be a bit different than our last three. We've definitely decided to take the band to some new territory, but it's definitely ...

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GENITORTURERS Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

Florida-based "shock-rock" band GENITORTURERS, featuring MORBID ANGEL frontman David "Evil D" Vincent on bass, has finished recording its new CD. The group is currently mixing the effort at RMP studios in Orlando with producer Dave Rave Ogilvie. Hailing from Vancouver, B.C., Dave Ogilvie has worked with a long list of talented acts (NINE INCH NAILS, ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE To Perform On WWE's 'SmackDown' Next Week

OZZY OSBOURNE has reportedly been tapped to perform on next week's "SmackDown" World Wrestling Entertainment program. The show airs Friday nights at 8:00 p.m. EST on the CW network. According to 1iota.com, Ozzy will be the musical guest on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on two consecutive days — Monday, May 21 and Tuesday, May 22. As ...

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POWERMAN 5000: U.S. Dates Announced

POWERMAN 5000 has scheduled the following tour dates during the coming months: Jul. 17 - Flagstaff, AZ @ Orpheum Theater Jul. 18 - San Marcos, CA @ Jumping Turtle Jul. 19 - Santa Ana, CA @ Galaxy Theatre Jul. 20 - Fresno, CA @ Belmont Jul. 21 - Modesto, CA @ Downtown Modesto Jul. 23 ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: Complete 'Black Rain' Details Revealed

OZZY OSBOURNE will release his new album, "Black Rain", on May 22 via Epic Records. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "I Don't Wanna Stop", "Not Going Away", "Thank God For The Almighty Dollar", "Civilize The Universe", "Black Rain", "Countdown's Begun" and "Trap Door". You can tell by looking at many of the ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: New Album Samples Available

A number of audio clips from OZZY OSBOURNE's forthcoming album have been posted online at Ozzy.com (Note: You have to scroll over and click on the books and other images on the main page to hear the audio). The first single, "I Don't Want to Stop", from the upcoming CD will receive its ...

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POWERMAN 5000: European Tour Dates Announced

POWERMAN 5000 has scheduled the following European tour dates: May 18 - The Palace - Tamworth UK May 19 - Underground - London UK May 20 - Teeside University - Middlesborough UK May 21 - Buttermarket - Shrewsbury UK May 22 - Peel - Kingston UK May 23 - Nexus - Southampton UK May 25 ...

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UNDERMINDED Signs With UPRISING RECORDS

Uprising Records has announced the signing of San Diego, California's UNDERMINDED. UNDERMINDED was previously signed to Kung Fu Records, which released the band's acclaimed "Hail Unamerican!" CD in 2004 — produced by Sergio Chavez (of VELVET REVOLVER, LIMP BIZKIT and EVANESCENCE fame). Known for their maelstrom of metal-infused hardcore anthems, intelligent lyrics and punk rock ...

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FU MANCHU: New Album Available For Streaming

"We Must Obey", the new album from Southern California fuzz-rockers FU MANCHU, is now available for streaming at the band’s official MySpace page. It will remain posted until the album's Feb. 20 street date. Vocalist, guitarist and founding member Scott Hill describes the record as his "favorite FU MANCHU album from start to ...

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We Must Obey - FU MANCHU

Their sound and van-tastic look may peg them as 1970s worshipers, but it seemed for a while like Orange County stoner rockers FU MANCHU would end up more associated with the 1990s. After prodigious output in the previous decade, including breakout albums like "In Search Of…" and "The Action Is Go", the post-millennial slide has ...

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KAIHORO: New Album Due In March

KAIHORO, the Finnish "sludgy rock/metal band" featuring members of TOTAL DEVASTATION, OMNIUM GATHERUM and MANITOU, will release its second full-length album, "Boulder", in March via Playground Music distribution. The follow-up to 2004's "Mainheadskull" was recorded in February 2006 at Manu Audio Studio in the heart of Kouvola, the city of trains. Mixing was completed last ...

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POWERMAN 5000: Tour Dates Announced

POWERMAN 5000 has lined up the following tour dates: Mar. 09 - Traverse City, MI - Streeters Mar. 10 - Flint, MI - The Machine Shope Mar. 11 - Louisville, KY - Headliner's Music Hall Mar. 12 - Columbia, MO - Blue Note Mar. 14 - Cleveland, OH - Peabody's Down Under Mar. 15 - ...

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FU MANCHU Unveils New Album Cover Art

Southern California rock quartet FU MANCHU has posted the cover art for its new album, "We Must Obey", on the band's MySpace page. The artwork was designed by John McGill, who first collaborated with FU MANCHU on their 2004 release, "Start The Machine". More recently, McGill designed the cover art for the band’s ...

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FU MANCHU Announces First Leg Of 'We Must Obey' Tour

On February 28, California rock powerhouse FU MANCHU will commence their first North American tour in nearly two years, a six-week headlining trek. This will kick off the world tour in support of their new album "We Must Obey" (street date: February 20), praised by Decibel magazine as the band's "best set of riffs in ...

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