HELMET Retrospective Bumped To January

HELMET's career retrospective, "Helmet Unsung: The Very Best of Helmet (1991-1997)" , has been bumped to a January 27 release date through Universal, according to MTV.com. As previously reported, former HELMET frontman Page Hamilton is currently working on a new project with late-period HELMET guitarist Chris Traynor, among others. The two musicians recently played together ...

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Former NO RETURN Singer Bounces Back With ZUUL FX

ZUUL FX, the French band featuring former NO RETURN singer Steeve "Zuul" Petit, will be entering Soul Sol studios in Paris in early December to record their first three-track demo. The group's debut album, which is due next summer, will be recorded over a one-month period in March. Pre-production for the as-yet-untitled CD is scheduled ...

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SKRAPE: Sophomore Album Delayed, New Tour Dates Announced

SKRAPE have pushed back the release date of their sophomore album, "Up The Dose", to January 6 through RCA Records. Produced by Jimbo Barton (QUEENSRŸCHE, GODSMACK), "Up The Dose" follows SKRAPE's acclaimed 2001 debut album "New Killer America" and its hard-hitting Top 20 active rock radio single "Waste". Recorded partially in SKRAPE's own Orlando, Florida ...

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DEBASE Sign With SANCTUARY/NOISE RECORDS

Malmö, Sweden-based quintet DEBASE have signed a deal with Sanctuary Records Group/Noise Records. The group are currently recording their third album, "Unleashed", at Studio Fredman in Göteborg for an early 2004 release. DEBASE's last album, "Domination", was released in 2001. ...

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JEFF KOLLMAN To Embark On First-Ever European Tour

Guitarist Jeff Kollman, much sought-after collaborator and producer for rock luminaries such as Glenn Hughes ("Songs In The Key of Rock"), UFO's Phil Mogg ($IGN OF 4's "Dancing with St. Peter"), and the just released HTP album featuring Hughes and Joe Lynn Turner, is once again spreading his wings as a solo artist and has ...

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SOULFLY To Perform At Arizona's WESTERN NAVAJO FAIR

The current lineup of SOULFY — mainman Max Cavalera, guitarist Marc Rizzo (ex-ILL NINO), drummer Joe Nunez (STRIPPING THE PISTOL), and bassist Bobby Burns (ex-PRIMER 55 guitarist) — will be performing at the Western Navajo Fair in Tuba City, Arizona on Saturday, October 18. The band are expected to play selections from their three albums ...

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