METALLICA's HAMMETT Talks Next Single

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett revealed during a recent interview with the U.K.'s Scuzz TV that the group's next "St. Anger" single will most likely be either "Dirty Window" or "Invisible Kid". The band have been playing "Dirty Window" regularly since their world tour kicked off in Japan last November. "The Unnamed Feeling" was recently released ...

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THE WILDHEARTS To Support THE DARKNESS In Europe

THE WILDHEARTS have been invited to join THE DARKNESS on their European tour. "Some bands promise a lot when they start out, and often forget all about promises made when things take off for them," THE WILDHEARTS frontman Ginger commented on the band's web site. "Or simply turn into fucking arseholes that forget their roots. ...

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WWIII Filming New Video

WWIII, the Los Angeles-based band featuring Mandy Lion on lead vocals, are in the process of filming a video for an as-yet-undisclosed track off their first album in 12 years, "When God Turned Away". The clip should be finished within the next few weeks and will be submitted to MTV for possible airplay. WWIII's current ...

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BLOOD FOR BLOOD, MY REVENGE Sign With THORP RECORDS

Boston's favorite white-trash hardcore heroes BLOOD FOR BLOOD and Vermont's hardcore skate rock menaces MY REVENGE have both inked deals with Thorp Records. BLOOD FOR BLOOD are currently in the studio finishing up a 10-track mini-CD, featuring six full songs, interludes, an intro and outro. The release will also feature over 20 minutes of exclusive ...

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SAURON To Enter Studio In April

Dutch black metallers SAURON will enter Double Noise Studio in April to begin recording their second full-length album, tentatively due in late 2004 through Neurotic Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Universe Of Filth", which saw light of day through Dark Horizon Records, will be "more mature, more diverse and most of all more angry" than ...

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SOLITUDE AETURNUS Confirmed For CLASSIC METAL FEST 4

Long-running Arlington, Texas-based doom metallers SOLITUDE AETURNUS have been confirmed for the Classic Metal Fest 4, set to be held May 13-15 at JJ Kelley's in Bernice Lansing, Illinois. The following is a list of the artists currently scheduled to appear at the event: SOLITUDE AETURNUS HIRAX RAFF DECEASED ATTACKER WRETCH IMPALER DESTRUCTOR PREMONITION TYRANT'S ...

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TESLA Guitarist Working On Solo Project

TESLA guitarist Frank Hannon is currently working on a record with his band KALEIDOSCOPE. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Cars on Mars" and "1985", the latter of which is being described as "a tribute to '80s rock." Before the TESLA tour starts up in March, Frank will be playing a couple of ...

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JIMMY PAGE 'Signature' Model Les Paul Unveiled

The Gibson Custom Shop will be introducing eight new models at this year's winter NAMM show, including the long-awaited Jimmy Page Signature Les Paul. With specs culled from in-depth research on Jimmy's original #1 Les Paul and featuring an aged finish by Tom Murphy, the Custom Shop replica of Jimmy's legendary instrument will initially be ...

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