QUEENSRŸCHE: New Song Posted Online!

A new QUEENSRŸCHE track, titled "Desert Dance", has been posted online in MP3 format at this location. "Desert Dance" comes off the group's new album, "Tribe", due on July 22 through Sanctuary Records. "Tribe", which features a guest appearance by original QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Chris DeGarmo, was engineered by Scott Olson, who has worked ...

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SEVENDUST Finish Tracking Five Songs For New CD

SEVENDUST have finished tracking the first five songs at Atlanta's Ruby Red Studios for the group's upcoming album, tentatively due in September through TVT Records. The group and producer Butch Walker (INJECTED, SR-71) hope to wrap up the CD by June 7, after which the band will embark on a promotional tour that may include ...

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PAINMUSEUM Drop Off HALFORD/TESTAMENT Dates

PAINMUSEUM, the new band featuring HALFORD guitarist Metal Mike Chlasciak, vocalist Tim Clayborne, HALFORD drummer Bobby Jarzombek and longtime Metal Mike collaborator Steve Booke on bass, have withdrawn from their previously announced Los Angeles, Anaheim and Las Vegas dates in support of HALFORD and TESTAMENT, citing "economic and logistical constraints" as the reason for their ...

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NATIONAL NAPALM SYNDICATE Complete Work On New Promo CD

Reunited Finnish speed/thrash metal masters NATIONAL NAPALM SYNDICATE have completed work on a new four-track promo CD at the new Tonebox studio in Oulu. The band, who are currently unsigned, feature in their ranks the original guitar duo — Markku Jokikokko and Jukka Kyrö (BURNING POINT) — who were responsible for composing all of the ...

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ANKLA To Enter Studio In Early June

Los Angeles-based ANKLA, featuring guitarist Ramon Ortiz (PUYA), Brazilian vocalist Ikaro Stafford, L.A local J.J. McNeal on bass, and drummer Aaron Rossi (STRIFE, SHELTER, MEDICATION), will be entering the studio in early June under the production guidance of Roy Mayorga (SOULFLY, MEDICATION) and Lucas of Wrong Entertainment. The band, who are currently unsigned, are planning ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Singer Failed Drug Test Within Past Two Weeks

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS singer Scott Weiland had entered a rehab facility within the past two weeks but left early after failing a drug test, according to Buddy Arnold, co-founder of the Musicians' Assistance Program, which helps provide treatment for musicians addicted to drugs and alcohol. "The last time I saw him," Arnold told MTV.com, "I ...

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STAIND, DEFTONES a Lock for Next Week's Top Two Chart Positions

Hits Daily Double reports that according to early reports from national accounts, STAIND's "14 Shades of Grey" is on course for a first week sales total in the neighborhood of 250,000 units. The DEFTONES' eponymous effort, meanwhile, looks like it will come in at around 200,000 units. Both figures will have the groups locked into ...

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SLAYER To Headline Fall 2003 Edition Of JAGERMEISTER MUSIC TOUR

SLAYER have been tapped to headline the Fall 2003 edition of the Jagermeister Music Tour, scheduled to kick off in October. More details, including the names of the bands that will make up the rest of the bill, will be announced soon. As previously reported, SLAYER's much-anticipated live DVD, titled "War At The Warfield", will ...

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