KATATONIA: New Compilation Planned, DVD Release Pushed Back

Sweden's KATATONIA have posted the following message on their official web site: "Peaceville will be issuing a limited edition compilation entitled 'The Black Sessions' featuring selected material from the 'new era' (defined 1998-2004) as opposed to the 'old era' material covered in 'Brave Yester Days' at the end of January. The packaging will be a ...

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'Battle For Ozzfest' Finalists Announced: Video Preview Available

MTV.com has revealed the acts that will be featured in "Battle for Ozzfest", a new, weekly, unscripted series, chronicling the intense nationwide search for eight hard rock bands competing for the chance to perform on stage on Ozzfest's worldwide 10th Anniversary tour. In addition to the opportunity of a lifetime by sharing the stage with ...

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METALLICA Documentary Among Nominees At IDA AWARDS

METALLICA's $4.3 million documentary "Some Kind of Monster" has been nominated in the "Feature" category at the 20th Annual IDA Distinguished Documentary Achievement Awards competition. The film will be going up against 13 other nominees: "Aileen: Life And Death Of A Serial Killer", "Being Dorothy", "Born Into Brothels", "Control Room", "The Corporation", "Fahrenheit 9/11", "Hiding ...

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OBITUARY: New Live Photos Posted Online

A bunch of photos of reunited death metal legends OBITUARY performing live in Sint-Lievens-Houtem, Belgium last Saturday (Oct. 9) have been posted online at the French webmagazine Noiseweb. Also available are pictures of the other bands that performed on the bill: MASTER, VISCERAL BLEEDING, OCEANS OF SADNESS and WELKIN. OBITUARY are expected to ...

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SEPULTURA: Video Of MTV Performance Posted Online

SEPULTURA performed their song "Kaiowas" on the MTV Brazil's "Video Music Awards 2004" ("Video Music Brasil 2004") on Oct. 5 at Palácio de Convenções do Anhembi in São Paulo. Joining SEPULTURA during the performance were NAÇÃO ZUMBI and a cello quartet. Check out a video clip of the performance from SEPULTURA's official web ...

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FRED DURST Says He Believes In LIMP BIZKIT More Than Ever

LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "We are very excited to bring you this next leg of our developement today. We believe you will enjoy the journey, along with us, to the next level. As for news and constant stimulation we appreciate and respect your ...

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PHANTOM-X To Open For DIO In Texas

PHANTOM-X, the new project featuring OMEN singer Kevin Goocher along with guitarist Russell D. Contreras (TYR), bassist Glenn Malicki (STRANGERS) and drummer Danny White (ASKA), have lined up the following dates during October/November: Oct. 21 - Dallas, TX @ Gypsy Ballroom (w/ DIO) Nov. 12 - Dallas, TX @ Indigo (Texas Invasion Tour) Nov. 13 ...

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