FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Book Studio Time For New Album

FLOTSAM AND JETSAM drummer Craig Nielsen has posted the following update on the band's official message board: "Just letting everyone know that the official start of the recording of the new record for Crash Music is October 7. This gives us a release sometime in the beginning of 2005. We dont have a title yet. ...

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STILL REMAINS Sign With ROADRUNNER RECORDS

Grand Rapids, MI's STILL REMAINS have inked a deal with Roadrunner Records. The group, whose sound is being described as a mixture of "heart-crushing howls" and "heartfelt melodies amidst a swirl of keyboards" while "guitars chug brutally and then harmonize like IRON MAIDEN on overdrive," came to Roadrunner's attention through A&R man Mike Gitter (KILLSWITCH ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Is 'JEKYLL & HYDE' Again

Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach has posted the following message on his official web site: "I am extremely honoured to be revisiting the role(s) of Jekyll & Hyde at the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in Raleigh North Carolina this October. The reasons for me being so excited about revisiting this role are many. My Broadway ...

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AYREON: 'Actual Fantasy' Album To Be Re-Recorded And Reissued

AYREON, the brainchild of Dutch guitarist Arjen Lucassen (ex-BODINE, VENGEANCE), are planning on reissuing their second album, "Actual Fantasy". "Arjen wanted to experiment with releasing his music as a 5.1 surround remix, and 'Actual Fantasy' — a little bit of a 'forgotten' album in the AYREON collection — is sonically and electronically the most extreme ...

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DEVILINSIDE Added To SUFFOCATION Tour

Minneapolis, MN's DEVILINSIDE have been added to the upcoming SUFFOCATION tour. The band will join the bill for four weeks alongside BEHEMOTH and CATTLE DECAPITATION. Here are some current dates with more to be announced shortly. Feb. 07 - Lo Fi Café - Salt Lake City, UT Feb. 08 - Bluebird Theatre - Denver, CO ...

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MOTOGRATER Added To AMERICAN APATHY Tour

MOTOGRATER have been added to the entire upcoming "American Apathy" tour featuring DOPE and TWISTED METHOD. MOTOGRATER will join both bands when the tour kicks off Oct. 11 in Denver, CO and will appear on every date of the tour. ADEMA have dropped off the entire tour following the departure of vocalist Marky Chavez. A ...

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THE RED CHORD To Enter Studio In November

Massachusetts-based metal/grind band THE RED CHORD will enter Planet Z studios in Hadley, MA on November 1 with producer Zeuss (HATEBREED, SHADOWS FALL) to begin recording their sophomore full-length album, "Clients". The follow-up to 2002's "Fused Together in Revolving Doors" (Robotic Empire) will be recorded over a three-week period and is scheduled for release next ...

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NAUSEA L.A. To Support ASESINO, MELVINS

NAUSEA L.A., the reunited "deathcore" pioneers featuring TERRORIZER vocalist Oscar Garcia, will be supporting ASESINO (featuring current/former members of STATIC-X and FEAR FACTORY) on Saturday, September 25 at the Showcase Theatre in Corona, CA. In addition, NAUSEA L.A. have lined up several dates in October as the support act for the MELVINS. Upcoming NAUSEA L.A. ...

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METALLICA Members Don't See Eye-To-Eye On Hobbies

The METALLICA documentary "Some Kind of Monster" revealed drummer Lars Ulrich's fondness for art — much to the displeasure of band co-founder James Hetfield. Hetfield told Launch Radio Networks that he doesn't like Ulrich parading his hobby in public, although he admitted that Ulrich feels the same way about his love for hot rods and ...

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