BEHEMOTH Added To 'Blackest Of The Black' Tour

Polish black/death metallers BEHEMOTH are the latest addition to the DANZIG-headlined "Blackest of The Black" festival mini-tour, set to take place in early May. The revamped lineup for "Blackest of The Black" now looks as follows: DANZIG SUPERJOINT RITUAL NILE OPETH LACUNA COIL BEHEMOTH Other groups are expected to be announced soon. Confirmed dates so ...

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DEFTONES Name First Single

DEFTONES have set "The Late Great Planet Earth" as the first single from their forthcoming CD, due on May 20 through Maverick Records. The band are due to begin filming a video for the track with an as-yet-undisclosed director next week. Other rumored songtitles include "White Women", "Up On Blocks" and "Hexogram". In other news, ...

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IRON MAIDEN: Stage EDDIE Finds New Home!

You may remember that last year IRON MAIDEN ran an eBay auction to raise money for the Clive Burr Multiple Sclerosis Trust Fund... and one of the most interesting items up for grabs was a genuine "Stage Eddie" from the "No Prayer For The Dying" tour. He's been cooped up on a container ship for ...

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STATIC-X: New Pain

STATIC-X are hard at work on the follow-up to 2001's "Machine", due in the fall through Warner Bros. Records. The album will feature the first writing collaborations between frontman Wayne Static and guitarist Tripp Eisen, who replaced Koichi Fukuda in December 2000. "It's refreshing for me," Static told Rolling Stone about his new writing partner. ...

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ONE MINUTE SILENCE To Release 'One Lie Fits All' In June

Britain's ONE MINUTE SILENCE have set "One Lie Fits All" as the title for their third full-length album, due in June through Taste Media, a joint venture between Dennis Smith at Sawmills Studios in Cornwall, U.K. and Safta Jaffery at SJP Producer Management. The follow-up to 2000's "Buy Now... Saved Later" was produced by John ...

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AUDIOSLAVE's Free Speech

THE DIXIE CHICKS faced a radio ban when they spoke out negatively about George Bush at a recent concert overseas, but no has raised an eyebrow over an AUDIOSLAVE concert Monday night (March 17). Just hours after President Bush announced his plans to invade Iraq, the band took the stage in Hollywood with message scrolled ...

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CHARGER Complete Work On Full-Length Debut

Britain's CHARGER have set an April 21 release date through Peaceville Records for their debut full-length album, "Confessions Of A Man Mad Enough To Live Amongst Beasts". The long-awaited follow-up to 2000's "The Foul Year Of Our Lord" was recorded at Mighty Atom Studios in Swansea, Wales with legendary producer Billy Anderson (CLUTCH, BRUTAL TRUTH, ...

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