TILES: Back Catalog To Be Reissued

Detroit-based progressive rockers TILES will have their back catalog reissued in March as part of InsideOut Music's Special Edition series (March 1 in Europe, March 16 in North America). According to a posting on TILES' web site, "[guitarist and chief songwriter] Chris [Herin] wrote an essay for each Special Edition outlining the details of the ...

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GREEN CARNATION Film Polish Gigs For Upcoming DVD

GREEN CARNATION, the Norwegian band featuring Tchort (a.k.a. Terje Vik Schei, ex-EMPEROR, SATYRICON, EINHERJER), filmed two shows in Poland last month for an upcoming DVD. More information will be made available soon. GREEN CARNATION recently started making pre-production demos of new songs for a new studio album which they plan to record beginning in late ...

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MARILYN MANSON To Teach Music, Marketing on MTVU's 'Stand In'

MARILYN MANSON will be one of the first surrogate teachers on "Stand In", a show airing on MTV's new college-oriented channel mtvU, which is billing it as the largest, most comprehensive television network just for college students. MANSON will reportedly be teaching about music and marketing. No air date has yet been announced for the ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist Records Song With THE COMPULSIONS

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Richard Fortus has recorded a song called "Betrayed" with the New York band THE COMPULSIONS, according to ElectricBasement.com. The recording also features Jimmy Grillo (ex-TOILET BOYS) on bass, Jay Dee Dougherty (PATTI SMITH GROUP) on drums and COMPULSIONS founder Rob Carlyle on vocals and acoustic guitar. Fortus also appears on THE ...

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MANIFEST Completing Work On Debut Album

Norwegian noise-thrashers MANIFEST have entered Godt Selskap Studio (NECROPHAGIA, THE APPARATUS) to complete the recordings for their first CD, tentatively titled "Half Past Violence". "We will record eight tracks this time, which in addition to the five tracks we recorded in May [2003], will complete our debut album," the band write on their web site. ...

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FOR MY PAIN… To Enter Studio In March

FOR MY PAIN…, the Finnish "gothic metal" band featuring Tuomas Holopainen (NIGHTWISH) on keyboards, Altti Veteläinen (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on bass, Lauri Tuohimaa (EMBRAZE) on guitar, Olli-Pekka Törrö (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on guitar, Juha Kylmänen (REFLEXION) on vocals, and Petri Sankala (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on drums, will enter the studio in March ...

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THIN LIZZY Drummer 'Feeling Better', Will Join The Band On The Road

THIN LIZZY drummer Michael Lee (ex-PAGE/PLANT, THE CULT, LITTLE ANGELS) is "feeling better" and will join his bandmates on their upcoming tour after all, according to a statement from the group's management, Coallier Entertainment. The band had previously announced their intention to find a temporary replacement while Lee was recovering from an unspecified illness. "All ...

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