Rock Hipsters Discover Work Clothes

Leslie Earnest of the Los Angeles Times reports that in one of fashion's weirder pairings, punk rockers and skateboarders have for years stocked their closets with Dickies apparel, a brand of work clothes with deep blue-collar roots. Now, with rock groups such as LIMP BIZKIT, SYSTEM OF A DOWN and ALIEN ANT FARM wearing Dickies, ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE: 'I Am And Always Will Be MEGADETH'

Former MEGADETH guitarist Dave Mustaine has broken his silence regarding the group's breakup and his plans for a solo project, saying that "the music that I'm writing right now is as good as anything I've ever written." In a lengthy interview with Guitar World magazine published in the August 2003 issue, Mustaine addresses the reasons ...

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AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE: Second-Guessing Creative Instincts

AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE have apparently encountered some resistance from their record company, American Recordings, with regards to their plans to head back into the studio to record their next studio album. According to a posting on the band's official web site by bassist Chad Hanks, AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE have thus far "written, recorded, re-written, re-recorded, ...

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DEVILDRIVER Going 'Straight To Hell'

DEVILDRIVER (formerly DEATHRIDE), the new Santa Barbara, California-based project featuring ex-COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara, have set "Straight To Hell" as the title for their much-anticipated debut album, due this fall through Roadrunner Records. The band, whose sound is being described as "much heavier" than that of COAL CHAMBER and featuring "more technical" musicianship than ...

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TAPROOT To Begin Work On New CD

TAPROOT, out on the road for the final few shows in support of their latest album "Welcome" (Atlantic), are tentatively scheduled to begin writing material for their third full-length CD in the fall. "Yeah, we'll be off to write music again," singer Stephen Richards told Chart Attack. "I can't wait for that because I'm excited ...

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