NUCLEAR ASSAULT Prepare To Enter Studio

Reunited New York thrashers NUCLEAR ASSAULT will reportedly enter the studio in early August to begin recording their first studio album since 1993's "Something Wicked", tentatively due in late 2003/early 2004 through Screaming Ferret Wreckords. The band, who issued a live album, entitled "Alive Again", earlier in the year, were previously quoted as saying that ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Singer To Remix CHARLIE PARKER Track

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian is among the artists who are giving a new twist to the music of legendary jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker for "Bird Up: The Charlie Parker Remix Project", due October 21st on Savoy Records. Producer Matthew Backer masterminded the 12-track album, which will include additional remixes by Dan the ...

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IMPALED Sign With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Oakland, California's demented, maniacal surgeons known as IMPALED have inked a four-album, worldwide deal with Century Media Records. The announcement comes on the heels of the success of their well-received album, "Mondo Medicale", and on the eve of the release of a conceptual split-CD release with the Spanish stalwarts of gore, HAEMMORHAGE. When reached for ...

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PANTERA: 'Best Of' CD To Include Bonus DVD

PANTERA's forthcoming career overview, "The Best of Pantera: Far Beyond the Great Southern Cowboys' Vulgar Hits!" , will surface on September 23 through Elektra/Rhino Records, Billboard.com reports. The 16-song "Vulgar Hits!" CD will be packaged with a bonus DVD boasting 12 videos, including two live performances. The bulk of the material is culled from the ...

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DEFTONES Singer Suffers Groin Injury

The DEFTONES were forced to drop off the bill for Sunday's Summer Sanitarium show at the Metrodome in Minneapolis due to a groin pull suffered by singer Chino Moreno at a Saturday show in Chicago, according to MTV.com. Moreno will spend the next few days resting so that he can return to the stage on ...

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BUSH Twins Meet CHRIS CORNELL At His Birthday Bash

The New York Post reports that the Bush twins asked one of their Secret Service minders to introduce them to AUDIOSLAVE frontman Chris Cornell at The Deck at Pier 59 the other night. Cornell happened to be celebrating his birthday at the hotspot with girlfriend Vicky Karayiannis, a Paris-based publicist. Cornell and fellow Lollapalooza rockers ...

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THE LEGION: New Song Posted Online

Swedish black/death metallers THE LEGION have posted a new song, titled "Those Beyond", at this location. "Those Beyond" comes off the group's forthcoming debut album, "Unseen To Creation", tentatively due in October through France's Listenable Records. The album, which is being recorded at Abyss Studios with producer Tommy Tägtgren, will reportedly feature "eight ...

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