PAIN To Get 'Harder' And 'Groovier' On Fourth Full-Length Album

Sweden's PAIN, the band led by acclaimed metal producer and HYPOCRISY frontman Peter Tägtgren, have finished recording all the music for their fourth full-length album, tentatively due in the fall through Stockholm Records. An as-yet-undetermined single will surface in August/September. Among the tracks set to appear on the follow-up to last year's "Nothing Remains The ...

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ADEMA To Issue 'Unstable' In August

ADEMA, the California-based group featuring Jonathan Davis' little half-brother Marky Chavez, have completed work on their second full-length album, "Unstable", due on Aug. 19 through Arista Records. In advance of the "Unstable" single, scheduled for radio adds on June 23, ADEMA will hit the road for six weeks of headlining U.S. dates. Shows kick off ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: New Song Posted Online!

A new QUEENSRŸCHE track, titled "Desert Dance", has been posted online in MP3 format at this location. "Desert Dance" comes off the group's new album, "Tribe", due on July 22 through Sanctuary Records. "Tribe", which features a guest appearance by original QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Chris DeGarmo, was engineered by Scott Olson, who has worked ...

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SEVENDUST Finish Tracking Five Songs For New CD

SEVENDUST have finished tracking the first five songs at Atlanta's Ruby Red Studios for the group's upcoming album, tentatively due in September through TVT Records. The group and producer Butch Walker (INJECTED, SR-71) hope to wrap up the CD by June 7, after which the band will embark on a promotional tour that may include ...

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PAINMUSEUM Drop Off HALFORD/TESTAMENT Dates

PAINMUSEUM, the new band featuring HALFORD guitarist Metal Mike Chlasciak, vocalist Tim Clayborne, HALFORD drummer Bobby Jarzombek and longtime Metal Mike collaborator Steve Booke on bass, have withdrawn from their previously announced Los Angeles, Anaheim and Las Vegas dates in support of HALFORD and TESTAMENT, citing "economic and logistical constraints" as the reason for their ...

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NATIONAL NAPALM SYNDICATE Complete Work On New Promo CD

Reunited Finnish speed/thrash metal masters NATIONAL NAPALM SYNDICATE have completed work on a new four-track promo CD at the new Tonebox studio in Oulu. The band, who are currently unsigned, feature in their ranks the original guitar duo — Markku Jokikokko and Jukka Kyrö (BURNING POINT) — who were responsible for composing all of the ...

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ANKLA To Enter Studio In Early June

Los Angeles-based ANKLA, featuring guitarist Ramon Ortiz (PUYA), Brazilian vocalist Ikaro Stafford, L.A local J.J. McNeal on bass, and drummer Aaron Rossi (STRIFE, SHELTER, MEDICATION), will be entering the studio in early June under the production guidance of Roy Mayorga (SOULFLY, MEDICATION) and Lucas of Wrong Entertainment. The band, who are currently unsigned, are planning ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Singer Failed Drug Test Within Past Two Weeks

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS singer Scott Weiland had entered a rehab facility within the past two weeks but left early after failing a drug test, according to Buddy Arnold, co-founder of the Musicians' Assistance Program, which helps provide treatment for musicians addicted to drugs and alcohol. "The last time I saw him," Arnold told MTV.com, "I ...

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