ROSTOK VAMPIRES To Release New Album In April

Reunited '90s German punk/thrash outfit ROSTOK VAMPIRES, one of the first acts to get signed to then-freshly-launched Nuclear Blast Records, are presently recording a new studio album, tentatively due in April. No further information is currently available. ROSTOK VAMPIRES' 2003 four-song demo, titled "In The Pitch", is still available for download from the band's official ...

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KRIST NOVOSELIC Finds NIRVANA in Grays River Valley

Damian Mulinix of Chinook Observer reports that 2003 was really a transition year for former NIRVANA bassist Krist Novoselic in a lot of ways. The year before, he and the band EYES ADRIFT recorded what he calls "a fantastic record," but found that the climate of today's music industry makes it very hard for independent ...

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HENRY ROLLINS Seeking New Members For His Band

Punk rock icon Henry Rollins, currently in the middle of a spoken-word tour, has revealed to The Ithaca Journal that he is in the process of looking for new group members to back him up. "As far as my musical pursuits, I am a mediocre talent," he said, "But at least I give it my ...

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METALLICA: SUNDANCE Press Conference Posted Online

The four members of METALLICA were beamed into Park City, Utah on January 22 for a by-satellite press conference from their tour in Australia to coincide with the Sundance Film Festival premiere of their much-anticipated documentary "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster". Check out video footage of the press conference here. As previously reported, ...

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VITAL REMAINS Announce U.S. Tour

VITAL REMAINS will embark on a national U.S. tour this spring alongside BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, CATTLE DECAPITATION and WATCH THEM DIE. The highly anticipated trek, the group's first with Glen Benton (DEICIDE) on vocals, is set to kick off in May and will be their first tour in support of their critically acclaimed album, "Dechristianize", ...

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MTV: TRENT REZNOR Working On New NIN Album In L.A.

NINE INCH NAILS mastermind Trent Reznor is in Los Angeles writing songs for his next record, the follow-up to his 1999 double album, "The Fragile", according to MTV.com. Veteran producer Rick Rubin will likely work with Reznor on the record, which was previously rumored to be titled "Bleedthrough". Other producers believed to be involved with ...

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DAVE GROHL To Guest On New TROUBLE Album?

Former NIRVANA drummer (and current FOO FIGHTERS frontman) Dave Grohl will reportedly be making a guest appearance behind the kit on the forthcoming TROUBLE album, "Seven", tentatively due later in the year. Grohl, a longtime TROUBLE fan, will be returning the favor to TROUBLE frontman Eric Wagner, who recently recorded a guest appearance on one ...

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MASTODON To Co-Host 'Headbanger's Ball'

Relapse Records recording artists MASTODON will co-host MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball". MASTODON will make an in-studio appearance on the program's Saturday, February 14 edition, where they will be interviewed by host Jamey Jasta. "Headbanger's Ball" airs Saturdays from 10-12 p.m. EST on MTV2. MASTODON (drummer Brann Dailor, guitarist / vocalist Brent Hinds, guitarist / vocalist Bill ...

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