BRAINSTORM Enter German Chart At No. 73!

German power merchants BRAINSTORM have entered the German Media Control chart at No. 73 with their new album, "Soul Temptation". The follow-up to 2001's "Metus Mortis" was recorded at House of Music studios in Winterbach, Germany. BRAINSTORM will embark on a full-length European tour, dubbed "Tempting Europe", in the fall. ...

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LIMP BIZKIT To Play Belgium's PUKKELPOP Festival

LIMP BIZKIT have reportedly been confirmed to headline this year's Pukkelpop festival in Belgium on Saturday, August 30. The three-day event (Aug. 28-30) will also feature appearances by FOO FIGHTERS, SUM 41 and STAIND, among others. LIMP BIZKIT's next studio effort is tentatively due in early September through Flip/Interscope Records. As previously reported, LIMP BIZKIT's ...

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SUPERFIX: Demo Tracks Posted Online

SUPERFIX, the Los Angeles-based act featuring former DRAIN STH members Martina Axen (vocals) and Anna Kjellberg (bass) alongside ex-SINISSTAR guitarist China and drummer/programmer Sid Riggs, have posted four demo tracks on their official web site. Check them out here. The songs available for listening are as follows: 01. Superfix 02. The Devil Made ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Drummer Joins BRUJERIA

DIMMU BORGIR drummer Nick Barker (ex-CRADLE OF FILTH) has reportedly joined BRUJERIA as the replacement for Raymond Herrera (FEAR FACTORY). The band, who are led by former FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, are scheduled to make a live appearance on September 4 at Club Alondra (formerly Clark Center Bowl) in Bellflower, California. Also set to ...

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BESEECH To Enter Studio This Week

Swedish "gothic metal" act BESEECH will enter Studio Mega later this week to begin recording their as-yet-untitled fourth album, tentatively due in early 2004 through Napalm Records. "Expect a heavier and groovier album than before — A new era of gothic music is to take place," according to an official statement. An animated video will ...

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VOIVOD Singer: 'JASON NEWSTED Simply Rules!'

VOIVOD vocalist Denis Belanger (a.k.a. Snake) has posted the following update to the "Diary" section of the band's official web site: "Hello everyone. Here I am at Ozzfest. It's incredible to think that I'm actually part of this great circus for BAD people. I love it. Here's a few words to resume the last months. ...

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