PARADISE LOST: London Concert To Go Ahead

Despite previous reports to the contrary, PARADISE LOST's show at the Astoria in London on November 18 will go ahead, albeit without one of the previously announced support acts. According to the group's manager, Andy Farrow of Northern Music, "AMORPHIS are not on the bill anymore as they couldn't afford to do the gig, [but] ...

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SEVENDUST Schedule San Jose Concert

SEVENDUST have scheduled a show in San Jose, California on Saturday, Nov. 8 to make up for the group's California dates with STAIND that were cancelled due to throat polyps and severely swollen vocal cords of STAIND lead singer Aaron Lewis. The venue for the San Jose concert will be announced today. The band are ...

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TESLA: New Album Details Revealed

TESLA have set "Into The Now" as the title for their upcoming studio album, due in February 2004 through Sanctuary Records. The complete track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Into the Now 02. Look @ Me 03. What a Shame 04. Heaven 05. Words Can't Explain 06. Caught In a Dream 07. ...

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MACHINE HEAD: Storming The European Charts

In its first week of release overseas, MACHINE HEAD's new album, "Through The Ashes Of Empires", has stormed its way onto the charts, entering the German Media Control Top 100 at #24 (selling more copies in its first week than the group's previous album, "Supercharger", has sold to date), Sweden's Midweek Chart at #32, Austria's ...

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VEHEMENCE Part Ways With Keyboardist

VEHEMENCE, the self-styled "chaotic melodic death metal" band from Phoenix, Arizona, have parted ways with keyboardist Jason Keesecker. There are no plans for a replacement, although a session pianist will be used for the upcoming album. According to the band, "the recording of the new CD, 'Helping The World To See', is going very smoothly, ...

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INTO ETERNITY To Release New Album In February

Canada's INTO ETERNITY have set a February 10, 2004 release date through Century Media Records for their third album entitled "Buried In Oblivion". As was the case with their previous two albums, "Buried In Oblivion" was recorded in the group's hometown of Regina at Touchwood Studios with Scott Krall (bass), Grant Hall and Johnny "Sixpack" ...

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BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION Debut To Surface In December

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION, the new band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, L.A. GUNS guitarist Tracii Guns, vocalist London LeGrand, and drummer Scot Coogan (ex-PAUL GILBERT, ONI LOGAN/ROWAN ROBERTSON, SINÉAD O'CONNOR), have set December 25 as the Japanese release date through Universal Records for their debut album, "Here Come The Brides". The CD, which features ...

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POWERMAN 5000: Is The End Near?

POWERMAN 5000 are strongly rumored to have been dropped by Dreamworks Records as a result of the disappointing sales performance of the band's last outing, "Transform". "Transform", which debuted at No. 27 on The Billboard 200 album chart in late May, has shifted 148,561 copies in the U.S. so far, according to Nielsen SoundScan — ...

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AEROSMITH's STEVEN TYLER Lends A Sober Hand

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler told the Hollywood Reporter he "cherishes" getting late-night phone calls from musicians on the verge of doing drugs, because it beats the alternative. "In the old days, (the calls were) 'Hey Steven, Joe died'," he said. Tyler is part of the Musicians Assistance Program, a network of sober musicians who help ...

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BODY COUNT Name New Album

BODY COUNT, the rock group led by rapper and actor Ice-T, have set "Murder For Hire" as the title for their first album in seven years, tentatively due in early 2004. The band, whose previous drummer Beatmaster V died of leukemia and bassist Mooseman was killed in a drive-by shooting in South Central Los Angeles, ...

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