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QUEENSRCHE: Music For Four New Songs Completed

QUEENSRCHE have finished writing the music for the first four songs for their forthcoming studio album, which is tentatively due to surface in late 2002 or early 2003 through Sanctuary/Metal-Is Records. According to the group's official web site, the material penned so far is shaping up to be some of the most heaviest of QUEENSRCHE ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: Music For Four New Songs Completed

QUEENSRŸCHE have finished writing the music for the first four songs for their forthcoming studio album, which is tentatively due to surface in late 2002 or early 2003 through Sanctuary/Metal-Is Records. According to the group's official web site, the material penned so far is shaping up to be “some of the most heaviest of QUEENSRŸCHE ...

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OVERKILL Frontman Speaks Out

OVERKILL frontman Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth has posted the following update on the band's activities via the group's official web site at www.wreckingcrew.com: “Well, seems like a long time sine I've written/updated you guys...it has. The truth of the matter is 'no rest for the weary', had a bunch of shit in the ...

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PITCHSHIFTER Master New CD, Confirm 2000 AD Appearance

PITCHSHIFTER completed the first leg of mastering for their upcoming P.S.I. CD yesterday at Portland, Maine's Gateway facility with Bob Ludwig (who mastered the group's www.pitchshifter.com record), and will take the mastered tunes back to Nottingham in order to insert in-between song interludes and perform additional touch-ups before the final mastering session takes place. P.S.I. ...

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MEGADETH: Double Live CD Title, Track Listing Revealed??

According to France's Hard Rock magazine, MEGADETH's upcoming double live CD will be called Rude Awakening, and it will contain the following track listing: Disc 1 01. Dread and the Fugitive Mind 02. Kill the King 03. Wake Up Dead 04. In My Darkest Hour 05. Angry Again 06. She Wolf 07. Reckoning Day 08. ...

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MEGADETH Double Live CD Release Date Set

MEGADETH's upcoming, as–yet-untitled double live CD, which was recorded in mid-November in Tucson, Arizona, is tentatively scheduled to be released in the US on March 18th through Sanctuary Records. A Japanese release is expected on March 13th through Victor Entertainment. ...

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IRON MAIDEN Announce Benefit Gigs For Former Drummer!

IRON MAIDEN will be performing two special benefit gigs at London's Brixton Academy on Wednesday, March 20th and Thursday, March 21st to help ex-drummer and bandmate Clive Burr, who is suffering from multiple sclerosis — a disease of unknown cause. These will be the only shows that the band will play anywhere in the world ...

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Joey Ramone: Solo CD, RNR Hall Of Fame Induction Ahead

Joey Ramone's posthumous debut solo album, entitled Don't Worry About Me, is due out on February 19th via Sanctuary Records. Among the musicians performing on the CD are Andy Shernoff (DICTATORS, who also co-wrote the track "Stop Thinking About It"), drummer Frank Funaro (ex-DICTATORS, ex-DEL-LORDS, current member of CRACKER), as well as drummer Marky Ramone. ...

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GRAVITY KILLS: "Superstarved" Track Listing Revealed

GRAVITY KILLS have finalized the track listing for their forthcoming Superstarved CD, the group's first for new label Sanctuary Records, which is due to be issued on March 19th. It is as follows: 01. Love, Sex & Money 02. Take It All Away 03. Fifteen Minutes 04. Forget Your Name 05. Enemy 06. Breakdown 07. ...

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MEGADETH Set To "Kill" Again In February

The remixed and remastered version of MEGADETH's debut CD, Killing Is My Business...And Business Is Good! , which was issued in its original form back in 1985, will be released through Loud Records on February 5th. While the official track listing for the reworked edition does not include MEGADETH's cover of the Nancy Sinatra classic ...

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DIAMOND HEAD: No Original Band Reunion Planned!

Despite DIAMOND HEAD's previous announcement that the four original members of the band have been rehearsing and writing together for the first time since 1983, there will not be a reunion IN ANY FORM of the original line-up, according to a clarification statement issued by the group. As previously reported, DIAMOND HEAD mainman Brian Tatler, ...

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HALFORD To Issue Sophomore CD In April!

HALFORD's as-yet-untitled sophomore album, which is currently being tracked at a Los Angeles studio with producers Roy Z. (BRUCE DICKINSON/HELLOWEEN) and Richard Polodor (ALICE COOPER/3 DOG NIGHT/STEPPENWOLF), will be out in April through Metal-Is/Sanctuary Records, according to guitarist Metal Mike Chlasciak (as reported by www.eddietrunk.com). ...

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QUEENSRYCHE To Start New CD In January!

QUEENSRYCHE are scheduled to enter the studio in January to begin recording their brand new CD, according to the band's official web site. In other news, the recording of vocalist Geoff Tate's solo album is five days away from completion, after which the disc will be sent off for mixing, which is set to begin ...

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MEGADETH's Mustaine And DIAMOND HEAD's Tatler To Record New CD!

MEGADETH leader Dave Mustaine and DIAMOND HEAD mainman Brian Tatler have been collaborating on material for a forthcoming project that they're both excited about and are due to enter the studio in the next few months to record a full-length album, according to an official statement from Tatler. Details are sketchy at the moment, but ...

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DUST TO DUST Part Ways With Sanctuary Records!

DUST TO DUST have parted ways with Sanctuary Records and plan to record and shop a new album within the next couple of months, according to a statement posted at the group's official web site. This may seem as a shock to most who have followed the band from their recent signing about a year ...

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PITCHSHIFTER Get "Ridiculously Catchy" On "PSI"!

According to a studio report posted by Britain's Metal Hammer, PITCHSHIFTER's upcoming PSI CD will include the following tracks, among others: 01. Shut Down 02. We Know 03. Screenshot 04. Stop Talking (So Loud) 05. Eight Days "I think this time we had a lot better focus of what we wanted it to sound ...

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SEPULTURA Axeman Covers MAIDEN With Di'Anno!

SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser joined former IRON MAIDEN vocalist Paul Di'Anno on stage for cover renditions of three IRON MAIDEN classics at the latter's headlining appearance at the Manifesto Bar in Sao Paulo, Brazil on December 11th. Kisser reportedly accompanied Di'Anno's band on Killers, Phantom Of The Opera and Wrathchild, much to the delight of ...

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JUDAS PRIEST and HALFORD Plot Their Attack!

JUDAS PRIEST performed an extended set at London's Brixton Academy last night for the filming of an upcoming DVD, which is tentatively scheduled to be issued in late 2002. Among the tracks that PRIEST were scheduled to play were the following: 01. Metal Gods 02. Heading Out To The Highway 03. Grinder 04. Touch Of ...

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Dead Heart in a Dead World - NEVERMORE

Having finally made the decision to switch producers from longtime collaborator Neil Kernon (who worked on the band's first three efforts) to the much younger and "hipper" Andy Sneap, NEVERMORE have beefed up their sound ten-fold and moved away from the fuzzy mess that made their earlier recordings so difficult to listen to, instantly making ...

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Archive News Dec 03, 2001

APOLLYON SUN, featuring former CELTIC FROST mainman Tom Gabriel Fischer, are currently composing and demoing new material for the group's upcoming sophomore full-length album at the band's own rehearsal studio facility (where the act have just upgraded the computer-based recording system) and at Oakland Recording, the group's long-time home when recording in ...

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Archive News Nov 27, 2001

Former CELTIC FROST guitarist/vocalist Tom G. Warrior (aka Thomas Gabriel Fischer) has contacted BLABBERMOUTH.NET to refute the reports of am imminent reunion of the band's classic line-up of Fischer, bassist Martin Eric Ain and drummer Reed St. Mark, the rumors of which gained fervor in the past week following the publication ...

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Archive News Nov 19, 2001 - update 2

Kip Winger, he of WINGER fame, has placed “original and authentic WINGER/Kip Winger memorabilia” for sale via eBay. According to Winger's official web site, “this garage sale features clothing used in performances and photo shoots, and equipment used in the studio on his recent albums.” For more info, go to this location.

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Archive News Nov 01, 2001

Correction: ANTHRAX will now appear on the Late Night With Jay Leno show on Friday, November 2nd. Although details are sketchy at the moment, ANTHRAX's appearance is said to involve a previously-taped skit that will be aired via video. In related news, former ANTHRAX vocalist Neil Turbin has just signed to Metal ...

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Archive News Oct 23, 2001

In light of the numerous tour cancellations that have been announced in the recent weeks, MACHINE HEAD have issued a statement assuring their European fans that they will, in fact, be going ahead with their scheduled European headlined tour as planned. The statement—the Robert Flynn-handwritten version of which can be viewed at ...

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Archive News Oct 22, 2001 - update 1

Through no effort of their own—and as a result of a chain of events that they clearly had no control over—it appears that ANTHRAX the band has been getting an increased amount of coverage through media outlets that wouldn't have normally covered the group. Here is a sampling of recent online articles ...

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Archive News Oct 08, 2001

The reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers VIO-LENCE will be performing a headlining show at Slim's in San Francisco on December 14th. Support will come from SKINLAB. Other opening acts will be announced shortly.


Former DARK ANGEL/DREAMS OF DAMNATION guitarist Jim Durkin has joined the reunited Los Angeles thrashers HIRAX. ...

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Archive News Oct 03, 2001

Further to the news item we posted here yesterday about SOULFLY drummer Joe Nunez's possible defection from the group's ranks over contractual issues, it now appears that the skinsman is keeping busy by playing in a local Chicago-area band called STRIPPING THE PISTOL, who are reportedly showcasing for a few major labels on Sunday, ...

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Archive News Oct 01, 2001

A Night Of Merry Mayhem tour, featuring OZZY OSBOURNE, ROB ZOMBIE, MUDVAYNE and SOIL, will have its inaugural date on October 31st in Tucson, Arizona, with the final show currently scheduled to take place on December 31st in Phoenix, Arizona. Here are the unofficial dates for the outing:

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Archive News Sep 26, 2001

Rumors of an imminent reunion of the most celebrated line-up of Swedish doomsters CANDLEMASS were given new life recently when former vocalist Messiah Marcolin took the stage with a CANDLEMASS cover band in Gothenburg, Sweden to perform five songs with the group while dressed in full monk regalia that had been become the singer's ...

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