THE UNION UNDERGROUND Guitarist Quits

THE UNION UNDERGROUND co-founder and guitarist Patrick Kennison has left the group "due to musical differences and inactivity of the band during the past six months," according to an official press release. Currently living in Los Angeles, Patrick is working on a new project that will make its debut in 2004. He can also be ...

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IRON SAVIOR Name New Album

German power metallers IRON SAVIOR have set "Metalizer" as the title for their follow-up to 2002's "Condition Red". The CD, which is currently being recorded at Karo studios in Brackel, Germany, is tentatively due in early 2004 through Noise Records. ...

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MACHINE HEAD's ROBERT FLYNN Checks In From Switzerland

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robert Flynn has posted the following message on the group's official web site (www.machinehead1.com): "Hey, hey, hey. "Got a day off in Zurich, Switzerland today. Just chillin' at the Intercontinental Hotel Business Center at 1:05 AM. Being on tour is a trip, it's like working the graveyard shift. I go to bed ...

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KATATONIA Drummer Becomes A Father

KATATONIA drummer Daniel Liljekvist became a father Thursday night (Nov. 20) when his girlfriend Johanna gave birth to the couple's first child, a daughter. As previously reported, KATATONIA guitarist Anders Nyström (a.k.a. Blakkheim) recently entered Studio Castillo in Stockholm with engineer David Castillo (live sound engineer for KATATONIA) to begin recording the fifth album from ...

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LIMP BIZKIT To Issue New Single In The U.K.

LIMP BIZKIT's current single, "Behind Blue Eyes", will be issued as a CD- and 7-inch single on Monday (Nov. 24) in the U.K., according to MTV.com. The vinyl version of the "Results May Vary" single is backed with "Just Drop Dead", a track purported to be about Britney Spears that Fred Durst posted on the ...

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THANATOSCHIZO To Enter Studio Next Week

Portugal's avantgarde metallers THANATOSCHIZO will enter Oporto's Rec N' Roll Studios on November 28 with producer Luís Barros (drummer for AFM Records recording artists TARANTULA) to begin recording their third album, tentatively due in April 2004 through Rage Of Achilles Records. You can keep up-to-date on the progress of the recording sessions for the follow-up ...

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CAPHARNAUM Sign With WILLOWTIP, Debut Due In February

Florida-based technical death metal band CAPHARNAUM have joined the Willowtip roster. The group's debut full-length CD, "Fractured", will be released on Feb. 17, 2004. "Fractured" was recorded at CAPHARNAUM guitarist/vocalist Jason Suecof's (MONSTROSITY) own AudioHammer Studios (MONSTROSITY, TRIVIUM) and contains eight tracks that are being described as "extremely well written and catchy while displaying unparalelled ...

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MELECHESH To Play First-Ever European Shows

After 10 years of existence and three albums, Israel's MELECHESH will appear live for the first time ever in Europe. These exclusive gigs in Germany meant as a warm-up to MELECHESH's upcoming live endeavors. The last time MELECHESH played live was almost six years ago. Upcoming MELECHESH tour dates: Dec. 24 – Leipzig, GER @ ...

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Have Your Photo Taken With TOMMY LEE — For 'Only' $500!

The following message has been posted on the official MÖTLEY CRÜE web site: "On December 6th Mason Art of Music will be hosting an event with Tommy Lee. This is a once-in-a-life time opportunity to meet Tommy Lee in person. You will be getting a first-hand autograph from Tommy as a professional photographer takes your ...

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