FEAR FACTORY Replace STATIC-X At Korean Show

STATIC-X were forced to cancel their previously announced appearance in Korea after their tour support was pulled by their record label, according to RockNew.com. Replacing them on the bill at the 10,000-capacity Jamsil Gymnastic Hall in Seoul, Korea on January 29 will be FEAR FACTORY. Also set to appear at the show are ...

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OBSESSION: On The Verge Of Signing New Record Deal

Reunited classic early '80s metal band OBSESSION are currently in negotiations with several European labels about securing a new record deal, according to a post on the group's web site. "While the band doesn't want to name any labels for fear of jinxing any progress, these labels that are being negotiated with all have worldwide ...

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PARADISE LOST To Enter Studio In April

PARADISE LOST are hoping to enter the studio in April to begin recording the follow-up to "Symbol Of Life", tentatively due in August. "Symbol Of Life", PARADISE LOST's ninth studio album, was produced by Rhys Fulber (FEAR FACTORY, FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY) and was released in October 2002 through G.U.N./ BMG Records in Europe (Koch Entertainment ...

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THE DARKNESS Score Highest-Climbing Album On BILLBOARD Chart

U.K. rock sensations THE DARKNESS have scored the highest-climbing album on this week's U.S. chart, making their first appearance in the top 100, according to Ireland Online. Their album "Permission To Land" went from number 173 to 92 in one week on the Billboard chart. The flamboyant rock group, influenced by QUEEN and AC/DC, are ...

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JANI LANE Leaves WARRANT, Rest of The Band Vow To Carry On

Vocalist Jani Lane has officially left WARRANT to pursue a solo career. "This comes to us as no surprise," stated WARRANT bassist Jerry Dixon in an official press release. "We always figured someday he would want to go after a solo career and today is that day." The remaining members of the band will continue ...

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DREAM THEATER: More North American Dates Announced

DREAM THEATER have announced more dates as part of the North American leg of their "An Evening With Dream Theater - Train of Thought 2004 World Tour". They are as follows: Mar. 03 - Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater Mar. 05 - San Francisco, CA @ Warfield Theater Mar. 06 - Los Angeles, CA @ ...

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LAMB OF GOD's 'As The Palaces Burn' Named Best Album of 2003

Revolver magazine has named LAMB OF GOD's "As the Palaces Burn" as 2003's "Album of the Year." Commented the band: "This is absolutely flattering, and it came totally unexpected. We'd like to express our sincerest gratitude to Revolver's readers and staff, and to our fans worldwide who've made 2003 an amazing year for us. Things ...

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