LIMP BIZKIT's FRED DURST Appears Onstage At AVRIL LAVIGNE Concert

According to a posting at Avrilbandaids.com, LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst surprised a crowd in Lowell, Massachusetts by appearing on stage during an AVRIL LAVIGNE concert. Says an eyewitness: "At the May 15th 2003 concert in Lowell Massachusetts, Avril brought 4 people on stage to sing 'Complicated' with her. One of the four that she ...

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EVANESCENCE's 'Fallen' Certified Gold In The U.K.

EVANESCENCE's major-label debut, "Fallen", has been certified gold in the U.K. for sales in excess of 100,000 copies. "Fallen", debuted three weeks ago at No. 18, and climbed last week to No. 12. This week it's sitting at No. 6, two spots behind MARILYN MANSON's latest, "The Golden Age Of Grotesque", which entered the U.K. ...

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Former THE ALMIGHTY Singer Records New Material

Former THE ALMIGHTY frontman Ricky Warwick has completed work on two brand new extra tracks for the forthcoming release of his solo effort "Tattoos & Alibis". They are "Can't Live With Maybe" (described as "a real rocker" and one which Ricky has been playing live) and "Minor Miracles". Unfortunately, due to a lack of time ...

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TNT's 'Best Of' CD Goes Gold In Norway

TNT's recently-released "Best Of" collection, titled "The Big Bang — The Essential Collection" (Universal), has been certified gold in Norway. "The Big Bang — The Essential Collection" contains 17 songs from the first five TNT albums, two new tracks, and an unreleased demo cut from the "Tell No Tales" sessions. TNT are currently in the ...

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DEFTONES Enter U.K. Singles Chart At No. 15

"Minerva", the first single from the new DEFTONES album, has entered the U.K's top 40 singles chart (based on CD sales) at #15. The CD single for "Minerva", which features the b-side covers "Sinatra" and "Sleep Walk", was only available in stores for one week and no further copies will be sent out to retail. ...

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IMPELLITTERI Begin Work On New CD

IMPELLITTERI have commenced work on the follow-up to last year's "System X" with producer Greg Reeley, who is best known for his work with FEAR FACTORY and MACHINE HEAD, among others. According to the band's official web site, the new disc sounds "big" and "will be a surprise to all the fans of IMPELLITTERI." A ...

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SPOCK'S BEARD To Release 'Feel Euphoria' In July

SPOCK'S BEARD have set a July 8 North American release date for their new album, "Feel Euphoria". The CD, the group's first to feature drummer Nick D'Virgilio as lead vocalist, will contain the following tracks: 01. Onomatopoeia 02. The Bottom Line 03. Feel Euphoria 04. Shining Star 05. East of Eden, West of Memphis 06. ...

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36 CRAZYFISTS To Enter Studio At The End Of The Month

Alaska's 36 CRAZYFISTS are set to enter a Fort Lauderdale, Florida studio on May 28 to begin recording their sophomore album for a tentative fall release through Roadrunner Records. The band will be collaborating with producer James Wisner, who has worked with such post-hardcore acts as DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL and FURTHER SEEMS FOREVER. Veteran British knob-twiddler ...

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