MÖTLEY CRÜE's SIXX Biting Off More Than He Can Chew

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx told Contra Costa Times that he is launching his own clothing line adorned with designs of body art he's accumulated since age 17. N. Sixx by Dragonfly offers fans of the bad-boy rocker the chance to emulate his style without the pain or permanence of the real thing. "Some of ...

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HALFORD Officially Split With SANCTUARY RECORDS

HALFORD have officially parted ways with Sanctuary Records after having released two studio albums and one double live CD through the label. The band, who recently cancelled the North American leg of their The Metal Gods 2003 tour due to contractual difficulties, "were released from [their] recording agreement with Sanctuary, with two albums remaining, in ...

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VOIVOD, SEPULTURA Jam At Connecticut Tour Closer

VOIVOD bassist Jason Newsted joined headliners SEPULTURA on stage for renditions of "Refuse/Resist" and "Territory" at the two groups' tour-closing show in Hartford, Connecticut on Sunday (May 18). Afterwards, all members of VOIVOD joined SEPULTURA for a cover of MOTÖRHEAD's "We Are The Road Crew". Click here to see pictures. (Thanks:

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DAVE GROHL To Marry 'Future Ex-Wife'

WENN reports FOO FIGHTERS frontman/ex-NIRVANA drummer Dave Grohl fell for his TV producer fiancee after meeting in a Hollywood bar, but when she gave him her number she also scribbled down an odd message. He says, "She left me her number and she wrote, 'Jordan, your future ex-wife.'" Grohl has been dating the 26-year-old for ...

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FLOWING TEARS Announce New Singer

German goth metallers FLOWING TEARS have announced the addition of vocalist Helen Vogt to the group's ranks. Vogt joins FLOWING TEARS as a replacement for Stefanie Duchêne, who left the group early this year due to personal reasons. According to an official press release, "it took a while and some auditions before the 21-year-old beauty ...

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LEADFOOT Announce Tour Dates

LEADFOOT, the North Carolina-based group featuring former C.O.C. vocalist Karl Agell and bassist Phil Swisher, have lined up the following dates during the coming weeks: May 23 - The Cavern - Greenville, NC May 25 - Local 506 - Chapel Hill, NC Jun. 24 - Local 506 - Chapel Hill, NC Jul. 02 - Jocco's ...

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SLAYER: 'War At The Warfield' DVD To Surface Next Month

Due to unspecified "production issues," SLAYER's much-anticipated live DVD, titled "War At The Warfield", has once again been pushed back, this time to a June 17 release through UMVD (Universal Music & Video Distribution). As previously reported, "War At The Warfield" was recorded at San Francisco's The Warfield on Dec. 7, 2001 during the band's ...

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TESTAMENT/SADUS Bassist Offers Update On SUICIDE SHIFT Project

Former DEATH/CONTROL DENIED and current TESTAMENT/SADUS bassist Steve DiGiorgio has released an update via his official discussion forum on the status of the much-anticipated SUICIDE SHIFT project (featuring DiGiorgio, SADUS guitarist Darren Travis, and TESTAMENT frontman Chuck Billy). "What will [SUICIDE SHIFT] sound like? Like Chuck singing on me and Darren's songs!" DiGiorgio joked. "No ...

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