PAPA ROACH Singer Becomes Father Again

Congratulations are in order for PAPA ROACH singer Jacoby Shaddix, whose wife gave birth to their second child on Monday (September 13) in Sacramento, California. Jagger Shaddix is the couple's second son, and joins two-year-old Mikale in the Shaddix family. No other information was immediately available. PAPA ROACH's third major label album, entitled "Getting Away ...

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NEGATIVE Top Finnish Album Chart

Finland's hard/glam rockers NEGATIVE have topped the Finnish album chart with their sophomore release, "Sweet & Deceitful". View the whole chart here. The follow-up to 2003's gold-certified (in Finland) "War of Love" features a guest appearance by SENTENCED/POISONBLACK frontman Ville Laihiala. Speaking to the Finnish newspaper Iltalehti this past spring, Laihiala defended the ...

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ANTHRAX Change Title Of Upcoming CD

ANTHRAX have changed the title of their upcoming collection of Joey Belladonna/Neil Turbin-era songs performed by the band's current lineup to "The Greater of Two Evils" from the previously announced "Metallum Maximum Aeturnum". "What, no one speaks Latin any more?" ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian joked in a posting on the band's official web site. With ...

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LULLACRY Enter Studio To Record New Album

Finland's LULLACRY entered Finnvox studios in Helsinki Wednesday (Sept. 15) to begin recording the follow-up to 2003's "Crucify My Heart", tentatively due in early 2005 through Spinefarm Records in Finland and Century Media Records in other parts of the world. "We have already the first eight drum tracks ready!" guitarist Sami Vauhkonen revealed in a ...

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SOULGRIND Looking For Audio, Video Footage For Upcoming DVD

SOULGRIND, the Finnish band featuring former LULLACRY frontwoman Tanja "Whisper Lilith" Kemppainen (a.k.a. Tanya), are looking for old and new material to be included on a DVD that will accompany the group's next CD. If you have pictures ("drinking, banging, hanging...anything"), live videos (especially from the "Lust & Death Tour" 1995), live audio, radio/TV interviews, ...

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ANTHRAX Guitarist Comments On Passing Of RAMONES Legend

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian has commented on the passing of Johnny Ramone, guitarist and co-founder of the seminal punk band THE RAMONES. Writing to the ANTHRAX's official web site, Ian said, "The world is a lesser place with the passing of Johnny Ramone. My heart goes out to his wife Linda and to all the ...

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BLACKEST OF THE BLACK Tour Cancelled

The much-anticipated "Blackest of the Black" U.S. Tour, which was set to feature headliners DANZIG alongside DOYLE (ex-MISFITS), MAYHEM, DEATH ANGEL, DEVILDRIVER and EYES OF FIRE, has been cancelled. "We are extremely upset by this news as the band has prepared for months and are in top shape to conquer the country!" MAYHEM guitarist Blasphemer ...

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