JOHNNY ROTTEN's Autobiography To Be Adapted For The Big Screen

SEX PISTOLS frontman Johnny Rotten (a.k.a. John Lydon) is adapting his classic autobiography for the big screen, according to NME.com. Rotten is reportedly working on the project with director Penelope Spheeris, whose credits include "Wayne's World", "The Decline Of Western Civilization" and "Senseless", and production company Panacea Entertainment. Although there is no news as yet ...

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DEATH ANGEL Sign With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL have signed a multi-album record deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band are expected to enter the studio in early 2004 to begin recording their first CD since 1990's "Act III", tentatively due later in the year. Speaking to Chile's Grinder magazine in late 2002, DEATH ANGEL ...

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MORBID ANGEL To Join SUPERJOINT RITUAL Tour In November

MORBID ANGEL are tentatively scheduled to join the upcoming SUPERJOINT RITUAL North American tour as main support beginning on November 1 in Baltimore, Maryland. DEVILDRIVER, the new band fronted by former COAL CHAMBER singer Dez Fafara, are expected to fill the opening slot on the entire trek, which is slated to kick off on October ...

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CHIMAIRA And SOILWORK To Team Up For 'Pure Hatred' Tour

CHIMAIRA and SOILWORK will be teaming up for the "Pure Hatred" tour, which will kick off on November 18 and will run through December 22 (at the earliest). Also appearing on the bill will be CANNAE (Nov. 18-22), AS I LAY DYING (Nov. 23 until the end of the tour), and BLEEDING THROUGH (Nov. 20 ...

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PETE WAY: The Latest On The New UFO And WAYSTED Albums

UFO bassist Pete Way has posted the following message to his official web site: "Hello everybody, "I am putting together the final arrangements on getting overseas to join UFO and begin recording. I should be leaving for Hanover, Germany within the week. "I am so excited about this record! I have heard some great stuff ...

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MEMORIZED DREAMS To Record Debut Album

Norwegian power metallers MEMORIZED DREAMS will enter Skansen Lydstudio in Trondheim, Norway on October 31 with producer Stein Bratland to begin recording their debut album, "Theater Of Life". The CD, which will feature a guest appearance by singer Olaf Hayer (DIONYSUS, LUCA TURILLI, LORD BYRON) in the title track, will be mastered by Tommy Newton ...

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CANCER: Another Show Announced

Reformed U.K. death metallers CANCER have added another date to their upcoming mini-tour. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Nov. 06 - The Millhouse - Telford Town Centre, UK Nov. 08 - The General Wolfe – Coventry, UK Nov. 09 – Electrowerkz - London, UK Dec. 09 - The Little Civic – Wolverhampton, UK ...

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Acclaimed Actor CHRISTOPHER LEE To Guest On New RHAPSODY Album

Acclaimed actor Christopher Lee ("Star Wars - Episode 2: Attack of the Clones", "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring", "Gremlins II", "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow") will be joining Italian symphonic metal group RHAPSODY for the production of their next album, tentatively due in early 2004 through SPV Records. A classically ...

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HEAVENLY: Third Album To Surface In January

France's HEAVENLY have set "Dust To Dust" as the title for their third album, due on January 12 through Sanctuary/Noise Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Sign Of The Winner", which is being described by the band as "more heavy metal and more symphonic" than the group's previous efforts, is currently being mixed by Sascha Paeth ...

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