CHAOSBREED Launch Official Web Site

CHAOSBREED, the new Finnish death metal supergroup consisting of drummer Nalle Österman (ex-GANDALF), bassist Oppu Laine (ex-AMORPHIS, MANNHAI), guitarist Marko Tarvonen (MOONSORROW), guitarist Esa Holopainen (AMORPHIS), and vocalist Taneli Jarva (ex-SENTENCED, THE BLACK LEAGUE), have launched their official web site at this location. As previously reported, CHAOSBREED are currently rehearsing material for a ...

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SLAYER Confirmed For Spain's METAL MANIA FESTIVAL

SLAYER are the latest act confirmed to perform at Metal Mania Festival, a three-day event set to take place July 11-13 at Auditorio Municipal de Villarobledo in Albacete, Spain. Other bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival are as follows: Friday, July 11 BLIND GUARDIAN NIGHTWISH SEPULTURA KREATOR APOCALYPTICA OVERKILL REBELLION Saturday, July 12 ...

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FRED DURST Making Play For LORENZO LAMAS' Ex

Star magazine reports LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst paid heavy attention to Lorenzo Lamas' ex-wife Shauna Sand at the Frederic Fekkai salon in Beverley Hills. While Shauna was getting a pedicure, Fred spent cozy time with her before picking out hot pink for her polish color and winking, "I'll see you later!" ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION Perform At AD Club

JANE'S ADDICTION previewed material from their forthcoming album, "Strays" (previously called "Hypersonic"), during a star-studded set AD Club in Hollywood, California Saturday (May 17). Check out pictures from Wire Image. "We kind of felt that 'Strays' really captured what the band was all about a little bit better," guitarist Dave Navarro said of ...

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PANZERCHRIST In The Studio

Danish death metallers PANZERCHRIST have just entered the Antfarm Studio (EXMORTEM, MNEMIC, RAUNCHY) with producer Tue Madsen (THE HAUNTED, KONKHRA) to record the follow-up album to 2000's "Soul Collector", titled "Room Service". "Room Service" will contain 11 songs, including a "blasting" version of METAL CHURCH's eponymously-titled anthem, and will be released in the fall through ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Singer Charged With Cocaine And Heroin Possession

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS singer Scott Weiland has been charged with cocaine and heroin possession in Los Angeles, two years after completing a jail term for violating his probation on the same charges, prosecutors said Tuesday. Weiland, 35, and Jennifer Lynn Sires, 29, were stopped by Burbank police shortly before midnight Saturday after officers saw them ...

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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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