SOULFLY Name New Album, Finalize Track Listing

SOULFLY have set "Prophecy" as the title for their fourth full-length album, tentatively due in the spring through Roadrunner Records. The tentative track listing for the album is as follows: 01. Prophecy 02. Living Sacrifice 03. Execution Style 04. Defeat U 05. Mars 06. I Believe 07. Moses 08. Born Again Anarchist 09. Porrada 10. ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE To Deliver Videotaped Message Regarding OZZY

Michael Starr of the New York Post is reporting that Sharon Osbourne will visit her own show today, via videotape, to deliver a message to her fans regarding husband Ozzy Osbourne, who's recuperating in a London hospital after a horrific ATV crash on his estate. "Ozzy is doing really well," Sharon reportedly says on the ...

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MINDGRINDER Sign With NOCTURNAL ART PRODUCTIONS

Norwegian extreme metal band MINDGRINDER, featuring ex-SOURCE OF TIDE drummer/keyboardist Cosmocrator, have signed a deal with Nocturnal Art Productions. The group's debut album, "MindTech", was recorded in December 2002 at Akkerhaugen Lydstudio (EMPEROR, ZYKLON, WINDIR) and is scheduled for release in April 2004. "MindTech", which was originally slated for release through Sound Riot Records (a ...

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DEEP PURPLE/THIN LIZZY: More Tour Dates Announced

More dates have been leaked for the forthcoming DEEP PURPLE/THIN LIZZY North American tour, which is tentatively set to begin in late January. The trek will run for about six weeks, and will hit theaters and small arenas. Tentative dates so far include: Feb. 08 - Orpheum - Vancouver, BC Feb. 09 - Paramount Theatre ...

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MONSTROSITY's 'Rise To Power' To Receive European Release

Metal Blade Records Europe has signed a licensing deal with Conquest Music Inc. for the European release of the fourth MONSTROSITY album, "Rise To Power". "MONSTROSITY stands for classical American death metal," a spokesperson for Metal Blade said in a statement. "They are a band that always delivered quality and never disappointed their fans. We ...

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THUNDERSTONE To Support ICED EARTH In Europe

Helsinki, Finland-based melodic power metallers THUNDERSTONE have been confirmed as the opening band for ICED EARTH on their upcoming European headlining tour. THUNDERSTONE's sophomore album, "The Burning" (listen to audio samples here) is due on January 12, 2004 through Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to last year's "Thunderstone" was recorded at Sonic Pump ...

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JADED HEART Sign With ULFTONE MUSIC

German hard rock band JADED HEART have signed a deal with the Berlin-based label ulfTone Music. The group's sixth album, "Trust", was produced and mixed by the band at vocalist/songwriter Michael Bormann's studio and is scheduled for release on February 20. According to an official press release, "Trust" incorporates both outstanding melodies and sheer power" ...

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SANCTIFICATION Part Ways With Bassist, Seek Replacement

Swedish death metallers SANCTIFICATION have parted ways with bassist Jörgen Bylander and are currently seeking a replacement. Interested parties can contact the band at: [email protected] Only "talented and experienced" musicians need apply. SANCTIFICATION's debut album, "Misanthropic Savation", will shortly be released through Remission Records. For more information on SANCTIFICATION, visit the band's official web site ...

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ANDREW W.K.'s Debut Goes Gold In Japan

ANDREW W.K.'s debut album, "I Get Wet", has been certified gold in Japan for sales in excess of 100,000 copies. Andrew has ventured to Japan a total of seven times so far — playing concerts all across the country. The song "Long Live The Party" from ANDREW W.K.'s new album, "The Wolf", recently hit No. ...

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