FU MANCHU Working On New Material

FU MANCHU drummer Scott Reeder has posted the following message to the band's official web site: "The band has been working the past two and half weeks doing some pre-production on new songs with the man behind the sonic assault of our live album, Mr. Brian J. Dobbs. He is a veteran of the mix ...

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OZZY And KELLY OSBOURNE Only Come As A Packaged Deal

The Daily Star reports that Sharon Osbourne is in talks with record companies about a new deal for hubby Ozzy and daughter Kelly Osbourne, netting the family even more millions. "She believes she can offer the pair in a special package deal and their level of fame in the U.S. is about as high as ...

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THE PRODIGY And Ex-PITCHSHIFTER Men Unveil New Band

THE PRODIGY frontman Keith Flint and former PITCHSHIFTER guitarist Jim Davies will release their debut single under the FLINT moniker on May 19. The track, titled "Asteroid", will be released on a limited edition, 10-inch pink vinyl, available through Cool Kills Records. "Flint sounds very, very raw," Davies told Kerrang! "We took a very live ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD To Begin Recording New CD

Sweden's CONSTRUCDEAD, the band featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, will be entering the studio in Helsingborg this weekend to start recording the drums for the new album, due at the end of the year through Sound Pollution Records. The group, who were recently joined by GODSIC frontman Peter Tuthill, issued their debut album, "Repent", ...

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MURDERDOLLS, STONE SOUR To Team Up For U.K. Tour

MURDERDOLLS and STONE SOUR are set to terrorize the U.K. this July when they team up for a string of shows. The 'DOLLS were all set to play their own shows, but when they realized STONE SOUR were also in Europe, it seemed a fun idea to invite them along for the ride. Both bands ...

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LULLACRY To Make U.S. Live Debut At MILWAUKEE METALFEST

Finnish hard rock sensation LULLACRY have just been added to this year's Milwaukee Metalfest line-up. This will mark the group's first appearance in the U.S. Guitarist Sami Vauhkonen had the following to say regarding the band's live performance: "LULLACRY is about the sweat and action! There must be something to look at on the stage. ...

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EDDIE VAN HALEN To Appear At Celebrity Golf Tournament

According to MTV.com, reclusive guitar virtuoso Eddie Van Halen will join such celebrities as Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker and Kenny G along with members of the Los Angeles Police Department for the 32nd annual LAPD/Celebrity Golf Tournament. The event, intended to raise money for the Police Memorial Foundation, takes place Saturday (May 17) at the ...

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SOULFLY Confirmed For Finland's TUSKA 2003 Festival

SOULFLY are the latest act confirmed to appear at Finland's Tuska 2003 festival, set to take place July 11-13 in the Kaisaniemi park in the center of Helsinki. The complete list of groups currently scheduled to perform at the event is as follows: TYPE O NEGATIVE MINISTRY CHILDREN OF BODOM STRATOVARIUS SOULFLY TIMO RAUTIAINEN & ...

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