DANZIG Prepare To Record New Album

DANZIG will be heading into the studio in a few weeks to begin recording their new album, tentatively due in late 2003/early 2004 through Spitfire Records. As previously reported, DANZIG's lineup (click here to view photo) for the next CD will be as follows: Glenn Danzig – vocals Tommy Victor (PRONG) – guitar ...

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Review: A PERFECT CIRCLE's Display Of Intensity And Melancholy

Linda Laban of Boston Herald reports that the audience needed no warming up at A PERFECT CIRCLE's performance at Berklee Performance Center in Boston Sunday night (August 3) as part of the group's "warm-up" summer tour. "Like his other band, angsty prog-metal outfit TOOL, [frontman Maynard James Keenan]'s soon-to-be two-album-old A PERFECT CIRCLE is also ...

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STRYPER Announce First Batch Of Tour Dates

Legendary Christian rock band STRYPER have announced the first batch of dates for their first-ever reunion tour, the band's first nationwide performance junket in more than 12 years. The tour, which will coincide with the quartet's 20th anniversary, is slated to kick off October 3 in Springfield, Virginia. The tour will run across the United ...

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Review: QUEENSRŸCHE Rocks Hometown Crowd

Gene Stout of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports that Seattle progressive-metal heroes QUEENSRŸCHE and like-minded New York band DREAM THEATER, on tour since late June, enjoyed each other's company so much that their tandem encore Saturday (August 2) at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle turned into a musical love-a-thon. It concluded with a nice surprise from ...

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DREAM THEATER Singer: New Album Will Be 'Incredibly Intense'!

DREAM THEATER frontman James LaBrie recently spoke to Dabelly.com about the progress of the recording sessions for the group's follow-up to 2002's "Six Degrees Of Inner Turbulence". "After the tour [with QUEENSRŸCHE and FATES WARNING], [we'll take] a week off and then [head back] into the studio to lay [down] vocals. Um, right now we ...

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POISONBLACK: 'Love Infernal' Video Posted Online

Finland's POISONBLACK (formerly SHADOWLANDS) — the new band featuring SENTENCED vocalist Ville Laihiala (on guitar) and CHARON frontman Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto — have posted their video for the track "Love Infernal" at this location. "Love Infernal" comes off the group's debut album, "Escapextacy", available since February through Century Media Records. As previously reported, Leppäluoto ...

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MONSTER MAGNET Enter Studio To Record 'Radiation Day'

MONSTER MAGNET have entered a Los Angeles studio with producer Joe Barresi (LIMP BIZKIT, BUCKCHERRY, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, KYUSS) to begin recording their new album, tentatively titled "Radiation Day", due in Europe in early 2004 through SPV/Steamhammer Records. The CD, the group's first with bassist Jim Baglino (LORD STERLING) and drummer Micheal Wildwood ...

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MORIFADE: New Album Delayed

Sweden's MORIFADE have postponed the release date for their forthcoming third album, "Domination", to November 3 from the originally planned September 1. The delay was caused by "reorganization" within the ranks of the group's record company, Hammerheart Records, according to a post on the band's web site. The Japanese version of the CD has also ...

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