KATATONIA: European Festival Appearances Cancelled

Sweden's KATATONIA have cancelled all of their previously announced European festival appearances dues to circumstances "beyond [their] control." The following is the group's official statement on the matter: "It is with great regret we must announce that the coming summer festivals KATATONIA had every intention of playing, have been confirmed cancelled by the organizers. These ...

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LINKIN PARK Talk About Unknown Ailments, CHINO And METALLICA

Chester Bennington and Mike Shinoda of LINKIN PARK stopped by K-Rock in New York on Monday (July 7) to chat with "The Cane Show" about Chester's unknown ailment, the current Summer Sanitarium Tour, DEFTONES singer Chino Moreno's "trash-talking", dealing with the heat when performing, and how METALLICA are "by far the coolest act ever," according ...

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SOULFLY Cancel Russian Tour

SOULFLY have been forced to postpone their previously announced tour of Russia due to last weekend's suicide bombing at a rock concert in Moscow that resulted in the deaths of 14 people. A letter from the Russian police to the tour's organizers requesting the cancellation of the dates reads as follows: "Considering the rising amount ...

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OZZY And Family Sign With MTV For More 'Osbournes'

MTV has signed Ozzy Osbourne and family for 20 new episodes of its hit reality series "The Osbournes", scheduled to begin airing early next year. "It's been one hell of a journey these past few years," Ozzy told the Television Critics Association summer gathering. "This whole MTV thing has been an incredible adventure. We didn't ...

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LABRAT Rejoined By Singer ROB MCAUSLAN

After one year of working with vocalists Jamie Farrell and Martin Ives, Britain's LABRAT have made the decision to part ways with the dynamic duo and recall the services of former frontman Rob McAuslan. The decision to let Ives and Farrell go was made just before the band set off on a U.K. tour with ...

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Man, Teen Listened To SLIPKNOT Before Committing Murder

Felisa Cardona of San Bernardino County Sun reports that a pair of friends carried butcher knives and sang a song by the "death metal" band SLIPKNOT as they lured their friend to his death, police say. Prosecutors say Jason Lamar Harris, 20, and his 16-year-old friend, Amber Rose Riley, talked about killing Terry Ray Taylor ...

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Get Free Tickets To 'The Sharon Osbourne Show'

If you live in Los Angeles or you are planning on being in the Southern California area and would like to be in the audience for a show taping of "The Sharon Osbourne Show", please fill out the form here or call 1-323-960-4677. The single-topic, one-hour show will begin taping later this month. ...

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ANGELINA JOLIE Gets A Kick Out Of KORN's 'Dark Energy'

Angelina Jolie, star of the upcoming film "Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life", is featured in the video for KORN's brand new track, "Did My Time", which was shot in downtown Los Angeles last month. Jolie said of the clip, "The thing that suits the film and suits the band is the kind ...

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Former LED ZEPPELIN Guitarist Gets Behind RIFFATHON 2003

Guitarist, Total Guitar and Guitar Techniques, in association with the Academy of Contemporary Music, have announced the first-ever U.K. Riffathon 2003. Supported by none other than former LED ZEPPELIN guitarist Jimmy Page, the Riffathon is designed to encourage players of all ages to get out there and riff. And it's all in a good cause ...

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