LEAVES' EYES Name Debut CD

LEAVES' EYES, the new band formed by ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY singer Liv Kristine Espenaes Krull and members of ATROCITY (who are fronted by Liv's husband Alexander Krull), have set "Lovelorn" as the title for their debut album, tentatively due on May 24, 2004 through Austria's Napalm Records. The music of LEAVES' EYES is "based on ...

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KREATOR, EXODUS Confirmed For 'Get Thrashed' Documentary

KREATOR and EXODUS are the latest bands confirmed to appear in "Get Thrashed", the upcoming documentary profiling the thrash metal scene of the early Eighties and its impact on the music scene. As previously reported, METALLICA, SLAYER, ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT, OVERKILL, VOIVOD, DISTURBED, SLIPKNOT, KITTIE, DEATH ANGEL and MESHUGGAH are among the other bands covered in ...

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RAMMSTEIN To Enter Studio In Early November

German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN will enter the studio around November 6 to begin recording their new album, tentatively due late spring/early summer through Republic/Universal Records. Production duties will once again be handled by Jacob Hellner, who worked with the group on 2001's "Mutter". No further information is available at this time. As previously reported, RAMMSTEIN ...

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TOMMY LEE Gets 'Punk'd' By BACKSTREET BOYS Singer

A one-minute, 21-second preview of the second season of MTV's "Punk'd", featuring brief footage of former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee getting "punk'd" by BACKSTREET BOYS singer Nick Carter, has been posted online at this location (.zip file, size: 2.5 MB). The second season of "Punk'd", hosted by Ashton Kutcher, premieres this Sunday ...

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IRON MAIDEN: 'Rainmaker' Video Posted Online

IRON MAIDEN's video for their forthcoming single, "Rainmaker", has been posted at the group's official web site. The clip, which was shot at London's Roundhouse studios in Camden in September, was directed by Howard Greenhalgh, who also directed the video for the group's previous single, "Wildest Dreams". Choose your streaming format and speed from the ...

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METAL CHURCH: In Recording Mode

Long-running Seattle metallers METAL CHURCH have entered the studio to begin recording the follow-up to 1999's "Masterpeace", tentatively due in early 2004. The group's current lineup includes original members Kurdt Vanderhoof (guitar) and Kirk Arrington (drums) alongside three new members, including vocalist Ronny Munroe, who had most recently spent time in the Seattle metal band ...

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GODSMACK: Acoustic EP Delayed To 2004

GODSMACK's acoustic E.P., "The Other Side", has been delayed from a November 18 release to mid-2004, a management spokesperson confirmed Thursday (October 23). The release was delayed in order to continue promotional efforts for the band's third full-length album, "Faceless", which came out earlier this year. There's no specific release date yet for "The Other ...

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LEASH LAW Sign With BLACK LOTUS RECORDS

LEASH LAW, the new Florida-based group featuring vocalist Wade Black (ex-CRIMSON GLORY, SEVEN WITCHES), guitarist Rick Renstrom (ROB ROCK), drummer Richard Christy (ICED EARTH, ex-DEATH), bassist Stephen Elder (ROB ROCK), and guitarist Emo Mowery (TIWANAKU, ex-NOCTURNUS), have signed a two-album deal with Greece's Black Lotus Records. The group's as-yet-untitled debut album is currently being recorded ...

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WOLVERINE: New Video Posted Online

WOLVERINE's video for the track "New Best Friends" has been posted online at this location. The clip "was directed, filmed and edited by no other than our dear drummer Marcus Losbjer," the band write on their web site. "He really did an amazing job with it and we all agree it looks fantastic! ...

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