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KURT COBAIN's Diaries To Be Published In November

The late NIRVANA singer Kurt Cobain's diaries will go on sale on November 11th. As previously reported, Cobain kept extensive diaries during his youth and time in NIRVANA, totaling 23 books and 800 pages. Riverhead Books, a division of Penguin Putnam, are to publish the replica of the diaries under the title Kurt Cobain: The ...

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COLD Prepare To Enter Studio To Record "Year Of The Spider"

COLD have completed the songwriting process for their new album, entitled Year Of The Spider, and will enter Bay 7 Studios in Los Angeles, California in July to begin recording the effort with producer Howard Benson (i.e. SEPULTURA, P.O.D., SKINDRED) for a tentative October 29th release through Geffen Records. 13 songs will reportedly be tracked ...

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NIRVANA: Samples Of Unreleased Track Get Posted Online

According to the unofficial NIRVANA website, www.nirvanaclub.com, four short clips of what is claimed to be the unreleased NIRVANA song "You Know You're Right" were posted online over the weekend, raising the possibility that the whole track could appear in the future. The song, which was recorded post-In Utero in January 1994 at Bob Lang's ...

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MONDO GENERATOR Joined By DAVE GROHL For L.A. Gig

Former NIRVANA drummer and current FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl made a quiet, unannounced appearance Wednesday night (April 24th) at the Troubadour in Los Angeles behind the drums with MONDO GENERATOR, brainchild of QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE's Nick Oliveri, which also features Josh Homme, Dave Catching, and other special guests. MONDO GENERATOR “blew the ...

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COURTNEY LOVE Won't See Court-Ordered Psychiatrist

Courtney Love will not have to undergo a psychiatric exam to determine if she is mentally capable of handling her NIRVANA-related responsibilities under the NIRVANA LLC partnership, Judge Robert H. Alsdorf of the Superior Court of the State of Washington in Seattle ruled on Wednesday, April 24th. As previously reported, surviving members of NIRVANA Dave ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS Frontman Passes Away At Age 34

The following article was posted at Seattletimes.com: A body was removed last night from the University District residence of Layne Staley, lead singer and guitarist for the Seattle grunge band ALICE IN CHAINS. KOMO-TV, citing an unidentified source, said the body was that of Staley, 34. A King County medical-examiner's investigator said his ...

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GROHL, NOVOSELIC: COURTNEY Must See Psychiatrist

The following article originally appeared in today's edition of The New York Daily News: The surviving members of NIRVANA are fed up with being in limbo. Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic's ongoing legal battle with Courtney Love, the widow of their bandmate Kurt Cobain, has held up the release of a NIRVANA boxed set, which ...

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What A Girl Wants Is FOO FIGHTERS' DAVE GROHL

Some tabloid-style comedic relief courtesy of Worldpop: Christina Aguilera has a surprise new love in her life... FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl! The odd couple have been dating since the start of the year after Christina split up with dancer boyfriend Jorge Santos. A close friend of Christina revealed that 'Christina has never been happier ...

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THE REVOLUTION SMILE Undecided On Producer For Flawless Debut

Despite LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst's suggestion to the contrary, THE REVOLUTION SMILE have yet to select a producer to man the knobs for the recording of their debut album for Durst's Flawless Records, due in early 2003 (as you may recall, Durst claimed that THE REVOLUTION SMILE were close to picking former NIRVANA producer ...

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CELTIC FROST's TOM G. FISCHER Speaks Out On PROBOT Project

CELTIC FROST/APOLLYON SUN mainman Tom Gabriel Fischer recently commented on his contribution to the upcoming PROBOT project, led by former NIRVANA and current FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl, in the form of a track called "Big Sky", the final recordings for which were delivered over a year ago. According to Fischer, I haven't heard from ...

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KURT COBAIN's Journals To Be Published?

The following item comes to us courtesy of The New York Post: NIRVANA fans may get a special treat later this year. Sources close to the family of NIRVANA lead singer Kurt Cobain say Cobain's extensive journals, which he kept throughout his life, are making the rounds in New York publishing circles. "Kurt's family is ...

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MILLER'S TALE Collaborate With Acclaimed Producer On New Demo

Atlanta's MILLER'S TALE have just returned home from Los Angeles after recording a three-song demo with acclaimed producer Dave Schiffman. Schiffman, who is known for his credits with bands such as RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, JANE'S ADDICTION, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, TOM PETTY, JOHNNY CASH, GUNS N' ROSES, and THE RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, started ...

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Previously Unreleased KURT COBAIN Track Surfaces On EARTH Reissue

Former NIRVANA drummer and current FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS bassist Flea were two of the celebrities present at the January 30th Hollywood gig of ex-NIRVANA bassist Krist Novoselic's new band EYES ADRIFT, which is completed by SUBLIME drummer Bud Gaugh and MEAT PUPPETS guitarist/vocalist Curt Kirkwood. In related news, ...

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EYES ADRIFT Embark On Low-Key US Tour

EYES ADRIFT, a new group featuring former NIRVANA bassist Krist Novoselic, THE MEAT PUPPETS guitarist/vocalist Curt Kirkwood and SUBLIME drummer Bud Gaugh, began a brief 12-day tour on Friday, January 25th at the I-Spy club in Novoselic's hometown of Seattle. Described as a country-tinged rock not unlike Kirkwood's work in THE MEAT PUPPETS, EYES ADRIFT ...

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HOLE Rumored To Have Parted Ways With Guitarist

HOLE are strongly rumored to have parted ways with guitarist Eric Erlandson. Erlandson is said to be quitting because he his tired of taking second place to band leader Courtney Love's legal battles, which has resulted in the band's inactivity for much of the last two years. Apart from the song "Be A Man", which ...

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PROBOT's Dave Grohl: Lemmy Is God!

FOO FIGHTERS mainman Dave Grohl (ex-NIRVANA) recently posted a message on the band's site describing the experience of working with MOTORHEAD mastermind Lemmy on a song called "Shake Your Blood", which will appear on an upcoming album by Grohl's metal side-project PROBOT. In his diary message, Grohl makes obvious his clear admiration for the rock'n'roll ...

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Scars - SOIL

It doesn't seem all that long ago that Chicago's SOIL were struggling to get themselves heard amid a sea of LIMP BIZKIT and KORN wannabes whose musical output was deemed far more “marketable” than the southern rock-tinged sounds practiced by the Illinois quintet. All that changed when a radio programmer in Orlando, Florida, ...

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Archive News Nov 26, 2001

SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser will be joining former IRON MAIDEN vocalist Paul Di'Anno on stage as a very special guest at the latter's headlining appearance at the Manifesto Bar in Sao Paulo, Brazil on December 11th. Kisser will reportedly perform with Di'Anno at the first show of the singer's three-night stint ...

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Archive News Oct 30, 2001

ANTHRAX are rumored to be making an appearance on the Late Night With Jay Leno show this Wednesday, October 31st. In other ANTHRAX-related news, check out this humorous article from Lincoln Journal Star about an ANTHRAX fan whose “ANTHRAX” license plates have gotten him a heap of negative reactions from irate motorists ...

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Archive News Oct 25, 2001

Norwegian black metal legends MAYHEM have finally broken their silence regarding the recent reports of vocalist Maniac's departure and rumors of a possible split. According to the band's official web site, “MAYHEM is NOT breaking up, nor is Maniac leaving.” Commented guitarist Blasphemer (aka Rune Erickson): 'Maniac felt tired and fed up ...

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Archive News Oct 22, 2001 - update 2

Hate Breeds Suffering, the long-awaited second album from LOCKUP, featuring NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury, DIMMU BORGIR drummer Nick Barker, NAPALM DEATH guitarist Jesse Pintado, and THE CROWN/ex-AT THE GATES vocalist Tomas Lindberg, will be released early in 2002 through Nuclear Blast Records. Described as “high-precision black grind”, the album was produced by Russ ...

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Archive News Aug 29, 2001

The full track listing for ROB ZOMBIE's upcoming The Sinister Urge CD has been announced. The song titles are as follows:

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01. Sinners Inc.

02. Demon Speeding

03. Dead Girl Superstar (feat. Kerry King)

04. Never Gonna Stop (The Red, Red Kroovy)

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Archive News Aug 13, 2001

POWERMAN 5000 vocalist/mainman Spider One has confirmed that the group's previously announced headlining tour (which was also set to include SALIVA, MACHINE HEAD, STEREOMUD and HALFCOCKED) has been cancelled and that the release date of their Anyone For Doomsday? CD has been pushed back to early 2002, but has rejected any implication that the ...

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