SYSTEMATIC: Next CD Will Be 'Very Straightforward And Very Intense'

San Francisco Bay Area metal act SYSTEMATIC have finished recording the drums and arecurrently laying down guitar and bass tracks for their as-yet-untitled sophomore CD, due in early 2003 through Elektra Records. The album — the group's first to feature ex-SLAYER drummer Paul Bostaph and former ECHO 3/MAXIMUM PENALTY bassist John Mark Bechtel (a.k.a. Johnny ...

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ENDO: New Album 'Almost Done'

ENDO's sophomore effort, tentatively titled "Faces of Our Innocence", is "almost done," according to a message posted on the band's official web site. "It has been mastered a few times now and is currently under scrutiny by the powers-that-be." In other news, ENDO will be heading back out on the road in Florida at the ...

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KARI RUESLÅTTEN To Appear On Norwegian TV

Former THE 3RD AND THE MORTAL "goddess of beauty" Kari Rueslåtten, presently known simply as Kari, will appear on the show "Sone 2" on national Norwegian TV (TV2) on Friday, Nov. 1. Kari will sing live and will be interviewed during the show, which will include an airing of her new video, "Exile". Rueslåtten's latest ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION To Support CANNIBAL CORPSE In December

MALEVOLENT CREATION will be teaming up with CANNIBAL CORPSE for a string of Southern dates in December. These shows will mark the first time that MALEVOLENT CREATION has toured the States in five years. Confirmed tour dates are as follows: Dec. 09 - San Antonio, TX @ Sunset Station Dec. 10 - Fort Worth, TX ...

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AGENT STEEL: New Music Posted Online

AGENT STEEL has posted three brand new audio clips from the group's forthcoming CD, "Order Of The Illuminati - Agent Steel 4", via its official web site at this location. The cuts available for preview are as follows: 01. Avenger 02. Earth Under Lucifer 03. Human Bullet "Order Of The Illuminati - Agent ...

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RAMONES Tribute CD: No More Delays

The long-awaited tribute album to the RAMONES, "We're a Happy Family: A Tribute to the Ramones", has a new release date: March 18. The Rob Zombie-produced CD, which had previously-scheduled release dates in December, November, and August, will surface through DV8/Columbia Records. For a complete list of the artists contributing to the 16-song effort, click ...

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ROSS ROBINSON To Produce THE CURE Album, VEX RED To Contribute

Ross Robinson, wildely credited for the early success of such acts as KORN, SLIPKNOT and LIMP BIZKIT, will produce the next record from THE CURE. The as-yet-untitled effort, which will be released next year via ArtistDirect Records, will include contributions from the British quintet VEX RED, whose debut album, "Start With A Strong And Persistent ...

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AETERNUS Prepares To Record 'A Darker Monument'

Norway's AETERNUS will enter Greighallen Studios in late November with producer Pytten (ENSLAVED, MORK GRYNING) to begin recording its new album, "A Darker Monument", for an early 2003 release through Nocturnal Art Productions. Among the cuts set to be included on the effort are the following: 01. Slavestate 02. Litany of Ra 03. Sword of ...

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