FEAR FACTORY: The Future Is Now

FEAR FACTORY frontman Burton C. Bell has posted the following message on the band's newly re-launched official web site: "The past has been nothing more than a template, a blueprint for what the future holds in store for us. The evidence is apparent, archived for all to see, hear, and comprehend. Nothing has ...

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METALLICA's HETFIELD Says 'St. Anger' Sales Are A 'Bummer'

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield has told Reuters that the U.S. sales of the group's latest album, which fell off the pop charts earlier this month, are a "bummer." But the band are not giving up on its U.S. fans, and plan to launch a six-month tour of indoor arenas on March 2, they announced backstage ...

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ENFORSAKEN Seek Touring Bassist

Arlington Heights, Illinois-based death metallers ENFORSAKEN are currently looking for a temporary touring bassist. "Eric [Kawa] has obligations to tend to at home, and will be unable to join us on the road this spring," the band write on their web site. "If you live in the Chicagoland area/Northwest suburbs and are up for it, ...

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ETERNAL GRAY Name New Album

Israeli death metallers ETERNAL GRAY have set "Your Gods, My Enemies" as the title for their sophomore album, tentatively due in early 2004 through an as-yet-undetermined label. The follow-up to 2002's "Kindless" will be recorded at Abyss studios in Sweden and will contain material that is being described by the group as "much heavier and ...

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TOMMY THAYER Speaks To Kissonline.com: Audio Available

KISS guitarist Tommy Thayer recently sat down with Kissonline.com to answer a few questions and to have his answers recorded for the fans to hear. Click on the links below to get Thayer's thoughts on the following questions/topics (note: you will need QuickTime installed to listen to these clips): 1) Who is Tommy Thayer? (

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SCOTT WEILAND's Court Hearing Postponed

VELVET REVOLVER frontman Scott Weiland was due to have his arraignment on a DUI charge on Monday (November 17), but the case was continued until December 3, according to MTV.com. The former STONE TEMPLE PILOTS singer is completing his court-ordered stay at a residential rehab facility, and will not have to appear at the next ...

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JERRY CANTRELL Cancels L.A. Acoustic Performance

Former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell was forced to cancel his previously announced acoustic performance at Molly Malone's in Los Angeles on Sunday (Nov. 16) after he was reportedly taken ill. No further information is available at this time. Cantrell is currently without a record deal, having severed his ties with the Roadrunner label ...

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