METALLICA's HETFIELD And ULRICH To Make Their Animation Debut Tonight

The new animated comedy series "Disney's Dave the Barbarian", featuring the animation debut of METALLICA's James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich, is scheduled to premiere Friday, January 23 at 5:30 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel. Produced by Walt Disney Television Animation, the series follows the title character's hilarious escapades with his offbeat family — including his ...

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DRACENA Name Album, Post Demo MP3s

Gothenburg, Sweden-based female-fronted metal band DRACENA have set "Infernal Damnation" as the title of their debut album, tentatively due later in the year. "We are looking for a studio at the moment, have a few interesting offers this far," the band write on their web site. In the meantime, the group have made available for ...

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JERRY CANTRELL Pays Homage To JIMI HENDRIX: More Tour Dates Announced

Former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell will participate in a short tribute tour to Jimi Hendrix beginning with a February 22 date in Hendrix's hometown of Seattle. Other musicians scheduled to appear include LIVING COLOUR, Buddy Guy, and DOUBLE TROUBLE. According to Rolling Stone magazine, two additional shows have been set so far: Portland's ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Comment On Ex-Drummer's Guilty Verdict

JUDAS PRIEST Management Co-Ordinator Jayne Andrews has commented on the news that ex-PRIEST drummer Dave Holland was convicted of trying to rape a special needs youngster in 2002. "We are as shocked and stunned as everyone else by this news," she wrote on the band's official Noticeboard. "However, we would like to point out that ...

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PROBOT To Perform Live At MTV Studios!

PROBOT, the metal side-project of former NIRVANA drummer/current FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl, will be taping a live performance at the MTV studios in New York City on Wednesday, January 28. Grohl will be joined for the occasion by a one-off band featuring Eric Wagner (TROUBLE), Wino (ex-THE OBSESSED, ST. VITUS, SPIRIT CARAVAN), Greg Anderson ...

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Australia's DIABOLIX Reform

Matt B., co-founding member of the acclaimed Australian thrash metal band DIABOLIX has resurrected the group after the band originally called it quits in 2001. The thrash metal quartet is now a solo project of founder Matt B. with a massive new direction: 'Toward the end of DIABOLIX in 2001 I was becoming very unhappy ...

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Former Member Of JETHRO TULL Changes Sex

A former member of JETHRO TULL has had a sex-change operation and become a woman, it was revealed today. Once bearded keyboard player David Palmer now has long blonde hair and wears make-up and black leggings and calls herself Dee, reports the Evening Standard. She broke the news to flute-playing frontman Ian Anderson by saying: ...

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H.I.M., AMORPHIS Members Team Up In Grindcore Side-Project

Members of H.I.M. and AMORPHIS have reportedly joined forces in a grindcore-style side-project called TO SEPARATE THE FLESH FROM THE BONES. The band, who are opting to keep their identities a "mystery," recently recorded their debut EP, "For Those About To Rot", tentatively due in the spring. A full-length album should follow in the autumn. ...

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HYPOCRISY, SONATA ARCTICA Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

HYPOCRISY and SONATA ARCTICA are the latest bands confirmed for this year's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 19-21, 2004 in Abtsgmünd, Germany. The complete list of acts currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows (in alphabetical order): BESEECH BRAINSTORM BUSTA HOOTA CRIMINAL DEADSOUL TRIBE DIE HAPPY DISILLUSION ENSIFERUM EVERGREY ...

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