INVOCATOR: New Album Done

Reunited Danish thrashers INVOCATOR have finished mixing their as-yet-untitled fourth full-length album, due before the summer through Italy's Scarlet Records. According to the band, "We've mixed 11 songs in 5 days, and the album is now ready to be mastered and edited. John and Asmus from SACRIFICIAL + Tommy from SLUGS did backing vocals on ...

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KAMELOT: European, Japanese Tour Dates Announced

Florida power metallers KAMELOT have announced the following dates as part of their Epica Tour 2003: May 23 - Bergara, ESP @ Jam (w/ SARATOGA) May 24 - Barcelona, ESP @ Razzmatazz 2 (w/ SARATOGA) May 25 - Madrid, Spain Caracol May 26 - Porto, Portugal Hard Club (w/ ORATORY) May 28 - Marseille, France ...

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NASUM To Tour Finland With ROTTEN SOUND

Swedish grindcore merchants NASUM have announced a four-date Finnish tour with grindcore monsters ROTTEN SOUND. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 23 – Helsinki, FIN @ Nosturi Apr. 24 – Jyväskylä, FIN @ Lutakko Apr. 25 – Turku, FIN @ Säätämö Apr. 26 – Tampere, FIN @ Klubi As previously reported, NASUM's forthcoming CD, "Helvete" ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Select First Single From 'Transform'

POWERMAN 5000 have set "Free" as the first single from their forthcoming "Transform" CD, slated for release on May 20 through Dreamworks Records. The single is expected to go for radio adds on March 25 with an accompanying video — directed by frontman Spider One — due around the same time. "Transform", which marks the ...

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TOOL Drummer To Guest On New COLLIDE CD

TOOL drummer Danny Carey has recorded a guest appearance on the forthcoming third full-length album from COLLIDE, titled "Some Kind Of Strange". Carey is said to have laid down drums to the track called "Somewhere", which is one of 11 songs set to be included on the effort, due on April 22 through the band's ...

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LIONEL RICHIE Speaks Out On ROB ZOMBIE Collaboration

Former COMMODORE Lionel Richie recently spoke to Rolling Stone about his collaboration with Rob Zombie on an updated version of the Seventies' classic "Brick House" for the soundtrack to Zombie's long-awaited and much-delayed horror film project, "House of 1,000 Corpses". "When Rob called me on the phone he was so nervous," Richie said. "I said, ...

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First Hospitalized Victim Of GREAT WHITE Club Fire Dies

The first victim hospitalized after last week's tragic nightclub fire in Rhode Island has died at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, the hospital said this morning. Linda Suffoletto was pronounced dead at 5:17 a.m. Friday (Feb. 28) at Massachusetts General Hospital, according to a hospital spokesperson. The specific cause of death was not released at ...

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LIMP BIZKIT To Perform At 'Wrestlemania'

LIMP BIZKIT will perform at WWE's "Wrestlemania" pay-per-view event on March 30, according to an announcement Thursday night on the wrestling program "Smackdown!" Fans of famed grappler the Undertaker might remember he used to play LIMP's "Rollin' (Air Raid Vehicle)" as his theme music when entering the ring. ...

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FEAR FACTORY Frontman Checks In, Offers Another MP3 Download

THE WATCHERS, the new project featuring FEAR FACTORY frontman Burton C. Bell and longtime FEAR FACTORY collaborator/keyboardist John Bechdel, have updated their official web site with another personal message from Bell and another full-length MP3 from their recently completed "Iconoclast" six-song demo. The following is Burton's latest posting in its entirety: "It has nearly been ...

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