ANDREW W.K. Gives Kit Kat A Break

ANDREW W.K. recently revealed that one of his songs was used in a commercial for the Kit Kat chocolate candy bar. Says Andrew: "I recorded a song called 'Give Me A Break', which was used by the Kit Kat chocolate candy bar company (but changed to 'Gimme A Break') in several different commercials... I think! ...

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KALMAH Complete Work On 'Swampsong'

Finland's KALMAH have set a May 26 Finnish release date through Spikefarm Records for their third album, "Swampsong". The follow-up to last year's "They Will Return" was once again produced by Ahti Kortelainen (SENTENCED, NIGHTFALL, IMPALED NAZARENE) at Tico Tico studios in Kemi, Finland and was mastered at Finnvox studios in Helsinki. The complete track ...

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SLAYER: 'War At The Warfield' DVD Delayed Until April

Due to unspecified "production issues," SLAYER's much-anticipated live DVD, titled "War At The Warfield", has been pushed back to an April release through UMVD (Universal Music & Video Distribution), a source close to the SLAYER camp has informed BLABBERMOUTH.NET. An exact release date is not expected to be announced until next week. As previously reported, ...

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ARCH ENEMY: New Video Clips Posted Online

Several video clips of ARCH ENEMY, filmed during the recording sessions for the group's upcoming studio CD, have been posted online at this location. The follow-up to 2001's "Wages Of Sin" is currently being recorded at producer Andy Sneap's Backstage Studios in Ripley, England for a late July release through Century Media Records. ...

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VOIVOD's AWAY: BLACKY Will Never Rejoin The Band

VOIVOD fans hoping for a reunion of the band's original — and most celebrated — lineup are unlikely to get their wish, according to drummer Michel Langevin (a.k.a. Away). "Unfortunately we don't really get along with [original bassist] Blacky," Langevin told Metal Update. "He is the one who will never be back in the fold. ...

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AEROSMITH/WILLIE NELSON Collaboration To See Light Of Day

A lost collaboration between AEROSMITH and WILLIE NELSON will surface on "The Essential Willie Nelson", due April 1 on Columbia/Legacy Records. The song, "One Time Too Many", was written by AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler and was recorded in Vancouver in 1987. "Willie Nelson's image and persona are only overshadowed by the character of his guitar," ...

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