ANNIHILATOR Video Posted Online

A humorous video for ANNIHILATOR's "Chicken & Corn", the "hidden" track on the group's 2001 CD "Carnival Diablos", has been posted online at this location (.zip file, approximately 3.9 MB in size). ANNIHILATOR's upcoming double live CD, "Double Live Annihilation", is due March 24 through Germany's AFM Records. A new studio album will ...

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NIRVANA Producer: More Outtakes Left

GARBAGE drummer Butch Vig, who produced NIRVANA's classic album "Nevermind", recently told Launch that he was glad the defunct Seattle group's recent single, "You Know You're Right", has finally been made available to the public. "It's a great song. I mean, the first time I heard it, a chill went down my neck. It's like, ...

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TARAXACUM Set Tentative Track Listing For 'Rainmaker'

TARAXACUM, the group featuring former STEEL PROPHET vocalist Rick Mythiasin, EDGUY bassist Tobias Exxel, drummer Franky Wolf, ex-HAGGARD guitarist Danny Klupp and ROUGH SILK/AXEL RUDI PELL keyboardist Ferdy Doernberg, have set the tentative track listing for their sophomore album, "Rainmaker", due in the fall through MTM-Metal Records. Among the tracks set to be included on ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO To Resurface With Live Album, New TALISMAN CD

Former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Jeff Scott Soto's new solo live album, "Live At The Gods 2002", and the new TALISMAN album, "Cats & Dogs" (featuring Soto), are both scheduled for a May 1 Japanese release through King Records. The complete track listing for "Live At The Gods 2002" is as follows: 01. Your Heart (intro) ...

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GREAT WHITE Singer Hasn't Yet Testified in Club Blaze

GREAT WHITE singer Jack Russell has not formally requested immunity from prosecution in exchange for his testimony and hasn't testified before the grand jury, his lawyer said Saturday, according to the Associated Press. Russell, the lead singer of the band whose pyrotechnics sparked a deadly nightclub fire, reported Friday to the site in East Greenwich ...

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SPIRAL ARCHITECT Singer Joins ARCTURUS!

SPIRAL ARCHITECT singer Øyvind Hægeland has joined Norway's ARCTURUS as a replacement for Kristoffer Rygg (a.k.a. Garm, a.k.a. Trickster G.). The revamped band are currently rehearsing for upcoming shows and a new album, which may or may not turn out to be a mini-CD as opposed to a full-length release, according to www.spiralarchitect.com. ...

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HALFORD: Japanese Live Photos Posted Online

A bunch of excellent live photos of HALFORD performing at Tokyo, Japan's Shibuya Kokaido on Feb. 15 have been uploaded to this location. As previously reported, HALFORD's upcoming The 2003 North American Metal Gods Tour will begin in late April in the Northwest. The full lineup for the tour, which will be covering ...

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UNHOLY GHOST: Demo Tracks Available For Download

UNHOLY GHOST, the new band featuring DIABOLIC founding members Aantar Lee Coates (drums), Paul Ouellette (vocals/bass), and Jerry Mortellaro (guitar), have posted two songs from their recently-completed demo at this location. "Under Existence" and "Denouncication" were recorded at XXX studios in Tampa, Florida during January and are a taste of what's to come ...

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