BIOHAZARD Drummer: New CD/DVD Planned For September

BIOHAZARD drummer Danny Schuler has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Yo, what up everybody. Been getting pummeled with questions about the status of BIOHAZARD, a new CD, a DVD, tour, everything, so I wanted to take this opportunity to shed some light on what's going on with us. First off, ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Confirmed For Sweden's ARVIKAFESTIVALEN

CRADLE OF FILTH have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Arvikafestivalen, scheduled to take place Sweden July 15-17 in Arvika, Sweden. Also set to appear are MESHUGGAH, THE SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES, VIVE LA FÊTE and SUB6, among others. Tickets for the festival are priced at 830 SEK (plus a service charge) and ...

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Review: CLUTCH Joined By SUPERJOINT RITUAL Guitarist At Michigan Concert

Shawn Humphrey of the Flint Journal reports that CLUTCH's sold-out show Saturday night (Feb. 7) at the Machine Shop in Flint, Michigan featured surprise guest guitarist Jimmy Bower. Bower, who has spent time in several established heavy rock/metal bands, including DOWN, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY and SUPERJOINT RITUAL, sat in with the band during its closing ...

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MTV: JERRY CANTRELL To Jam With ALICE IN CHAINS Bandmates

Since moving from Seattle to Los Angeles eight months ago, former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell has re-established lines of communication with former CHAINS bassist Mike Inez and drummer Sean Kinney, and plans to jam with them later this month, according to MTV.com. "We don't have any expectations," he stressed. "We're gonna get in ...

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SLAYER Set For OZZFEST 2004?

SLAYER are strongly rumored to be close to landing a slot on the main stage at this year's Ozzfest, informed sources have told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. As previously reported, OZZY OSBOURNE will once again be headlining the annual traveling festival while SLIPKNOT and HATEBREED are said to be "all but confirmed" to co-headline the festival's second stage. ...

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IRON MAIDEN To Release 'Souvenir' EP In March

In recognition of their most successful tour and critically acclaimed No. 1 international album, IRON MAIDEN will thank their fans by releasing a very special CD on March 29. "No More Lies", the seven-minute epic from the "Dance Of Death" album, will open the specially formatted and unique "Collectors' EP" CD. Packaged in a silver ...

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IRON SAVIOR To Release New Album In May

German power metallers IRON SAVIOR are scheduled to release their new album, "Metalizer", in May through Noise Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Condition Red", which is currently being recorded at Karo studios in Brackel, Germany, will feature songwriting contributions from new bassist Yenz Leonhardt, who joined the band in December. ...

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VANDENBERG: Compilation CD To Receive European Release

Long-defunct Dutch hard rock outfit VANDENBERG, led by one-time WHITESNAKE guitarist Adrian Vandenberg, will be issuing a compilation CD, "The Definitive Vandenberg", on February 27 through Warner Music in Europe. "The Definitive Vandenberg" track listing: Disc 1: 01. Burning Heart 2004 (symphonic version) 02. Your Love Is In Vain 03. Wait 04. Too Late 05. ...

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IMPIOUS Sign With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Swedish death/thrashers IMPIOUS have inked a deal with Metal Blade Records. The group plan on entering the studio this summer to begin recording their fourth album, tentatively due in October. "We saw the band live when they toured with NECROPHOBIC in early 2003 and they kicked MAJOR ASS!" a spokesperson for Metal Blade Records Europe ...

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