Former HOLE Frontwoman Lands 'Fantasy Violinist'

Former HOLE frontwoman Courtney Love has recruited "fantasy violinist" Emilie Autumn, a ravishing, classically trained musician, for her new solo band, which is scheduled to make its live debut this summer. Last month, Love placed a classified ad in the Village Voice, seeking a guitarist and drummer for a new project, with the requirement that ...

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GOD FORBID Cover GUNS N' ROSES For Upcoming Tribute CD

New Jersey's GOD FORBID have just finished recording a blistering rendition of the GUNS N' ROSES classic "Out Ta Get Me" with producer Chris Pearce. The track will be included on the upcoming tribute disc through Law of Inertia Records that features some of today's best metal/hardcore acts including DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, UNEARTH, EVERYTIME I ...

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METALIUM Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Germany's METALIUM are the latest band to have been officially confirmed for this year's installment of Wacken Open Air festival. The event, which is scheduled to take place Jul. 31-Aug. 2, 2003 in Wacken, Germany, will include performances from the following artists (in alphabetical order): ANCIENT RITES ANNIHILATOR ASSASSIN CIRCLE II CIRCLE DARK AGE DARKANE ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, LYNCH MOB To Tour Together In The Fall

YNGWIE MALMSTEEN and LYNCH MOB are reportedly in talks about possibly touring together in the fall. Although no contracts have yet been signed, it is understood that LYNCH MOB would be opening for MALMSTEEN, and local acts from each city would also be added to the bill. A tentative Sept. 6 date at Jaxx in ...

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GRAVE Embark On First U.S. Tour In Over Seven Years

Swedish death metal stalwarts GRAVE have returned to U.S. shores are in the midst of their first stateside trek in over seven years as direct support to fellow metal titans IMMOLATION. Opening the tour are GOATWHORE and CREMATORIUM. Their highly touted new release, "Back From The Grave", is garnering rave reviews from across the metal ...

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