No ROSS For P.O.D.

P.O.D. will not be utilizing the services of producer Ross Robinson for their forthcoming full-length album and will once again team up with longtime collaborator Howard Benson (MOTÖRHEAD, REVEILLE), who also helmed P.O.D.'s last two albums, "Satellite" (2002) and "The Fundamental Elements of Southtown" (1999). P.O.D. are tentatively set to enter the studio in May ...

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SUMMER SANITARIUM 2003: Final Date Announced

METALLICA have announced the final date for their Summer Sanitarium 2003 tour, which is also scheduled to include appearances by LIMP BIZKIT, LINKIN PARK, MUDVAYNE and the DEFTONES. The trek, which is set to kick off on July 4 in Detroit, Michigan, will conclude on August 10 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. METALLICA's ...

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ROB ZOMBIE's 'Corpses' Was Surprise Of The Weekend

Rob Zombie's $7 million horror extravaganza "House Of 1000 Corpses" was the surprise of the weekend, earning an estimated $3.4 million in 595 theaters, for an average of $5,714 per theater, according to BoxOfficeMojo.com. Despite a very low-profile marketing campaign and tough-sell subject matter, Lions Gate Films — who picked up the movie after Universal ...

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IRON MAIDEN, DIO, MOTÖRHEAD: First Dates Announced

As exclusively predicted here last week, it has now been officially confirmed that IRON MAIDEN, DIO, and MOTÖRHEAD will be teaming up for a two-month North American tour during July-September. Although the complete lineup has yet to be announced, it is understood that MINISTRY and ANTHRAX are among the acts currently under consideration ...

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VOIVOD: Rehearsal Photos Posted Online

Several pictures of VOIVOD rehearsing at the legendary Plant Recording Studios as part of an event organized by Little Kids Rock (LKR) have been posted online at this location. LKR, which brings free music classes into public schools in California, New York, New Jersey and Tennessee, had invited students, parents, and teachers from ...

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GOD FORBID Deny Singer Departure, Prepare To Record New Album

New Jersey-based quintet GOD FORBID have finally broken their silence regarding the status of their singer, Byron Davis. Davis was previously rumored to have left the group just as they were preparing to enter the studio to begin work on the follow-up to their critically acclaimed Century Media debut, "Determination". "In an effort to dispel ...

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TNT Scrap EP Title, Continue Work On New CD

TNT have changed the title of their forthcoming EP to "Give Me A Sign" from the originally announced "Taste". The CD, due on June 2 through MTM Records, features five new tracks, plus a demo leftover from the "Tell No Tales" era. TNT are currently in the studio recording a brand new full-length album, tentatively ...

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ATROCITY Rejoined By THORSTEN BAUER

Veteran German metallers ATROCITY have been rejoined by guitarist Thorsten Bauer. "The exceptional guitar player is happy to be together with the band again," reads a message on the band's official web site. "Tosso and the rest of the guys are working on new material" for inclusion on the follow-up to 2000's "Gemini", tentatively due ...

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KILL II THIS Finish Filming Video

Britain's KILL II THIS have finished filming a video clip for the track "Universe In A Nutshell", taken from their forthcoming CD, "Mass.[Down.]-Sin.(Drone.)" . The album, the group's first since their split with Visible Noise Records in 2001, is due on May 5 through Loudspeaker/PHD Records in the U.K. and M10 Records in France. The ...

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