FIREBIRD To Release 'No. 3' In Europe

Britain's FIREBIRD, the band led by former CARCASS/NAPALM DEATH guitarist Bill Steer, have set a June 2 European release date through SPV/Steamhammer Records for their new album, "No. 3". The CD, which was recorded at Berno Studios in Malmö, Sweden, was released in Japan in February through JVC Records. The complete track listing for "No. ...

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SIX FEET UNDER Name New CD

SIX FEET UNDER have set "Bringer of Blood" as the title for their upcoming album, due in late 2003 through Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2001's "True Carnage", which is being recorded at Morrisound Recording and Hit Factory studios in Florida, will contain 11 tracks that frontman Chris Barnes describes as "crushing. It's a ...

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PAUL BOSTAPH Breaks Silence On Departure From SLAYER

Former SLAYER drummer Paul Bostaph has finally broken his silence regarding the real reason he left the group in December 2001 (he has since been replaced by his predecessor in the band, original SLAYER skinsman Dave Lombardo). An official press release issued by the SLAYER camp had listed a chronic elbow injury as ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Drummer To Appear In ROLLING STONE Magazine

Former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler was reportedly interviewed for the next issue of Rolling Stone magazine. In other news, Adler is a confirmed special guest on the POISON/VINCE NEIL summer tour at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in Woodlands, Texas on July 19. Also on the Adler front, Steven has apparently expressed an ...

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CREED Sued By Disappointed Fans Over Chicago Concert

Four attendees of CREED's notorious Dec. 29 Chicago-area concert have sued the band, claiming frontman Scott Stapp was "intoxicated and/or medicated" that night, Chicago Sun-Times has reported. The plaintiffs are each asking for a refund of the $56.75 ticket, plus parking expenses. They also are asking the judge to certify the suit as a class ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Changes His Mind About Going Into Rehab

Ozzy Osbourne reportedly admitted he had too much to drink on April 5 — and told wife Sharon he wanted to go back into rehab. But once Ozzy sobered up, he changed his mind. "I'm not going into rehab right now," Ozzy told The National Enquirer. "I'm fine. "What happened is that on Saturday I ...

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TERROR 2000 To Support DESTRUCTION In Japan

TERROR 2000, the side project of SOILWORK vocalist Björn "Speed" Strid and DARKANE guitarist Klas Ideberg, will embark on their first-ever Japanese tour in support of DESTRUCTION in late May. The tour, dubbed "Thrash Disaster", will consist of two shows at Shibuya Club Quattro in Tokyo on May 27-28. TERROR 2000's sophomore CD, "Faster Disaster", ...

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Former THE ALMIGHTY Frontman Signs With SANCTUARY RECORDS

Former THE ALMIGHTY frontman Ricky Warwick has signed a two-album worldwide deal with Sanctuary Records. Warwick's recent Japanese release, "Tattoos & Alibis", will be issued mid-July with two new extra tracks which were not featured on the original version. Ricky is currently on tour in the U.S. with DEF LEPPARD. ...

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