COLD Select First Single From 'Year of the Spider'

COLD have set "Stupid Girl" as the first single off their upcoming album, "Year of the Spider", due on April 29 through Geffen Records. As previously reported, "Year Of The Spider" was recorded in part at Bay 7 Studios in Los Angeles, California with producer Howard Benson (SEPULTURA, P.O.D., SKINDRED) and includes the track "Kurt", ...

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SONATA ARCTICA Announce Finnish Dates

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA have lined up the following dates during March/April: Mar. 20 - Helsinki, FIN @ Tavastia Mar. 21 - Jyväskylä, FIN @ Lutakko Mar. 22 - Vaasa, FIN @ Hullupullo Apr. 17 - Turku, FIN @ Säätämö Apr. 18 - Kuortane, FIN @ Nuorisoseura Apr. 20 - Evijärvi, FIN @ Nuorisoseura ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Manager Says No Press Conference Is Planned

JUDAS PRIEST Management Co-Ordinator Jayne Andrews has shot down a widely-circulated rumor that PRIEST are planning a press conference on March 1 to announce a reunion with former singer Rob Halford. "We have not planned a press conference for 1st March or any other date!!" Andrews said. "The guys are all working on new material ...

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ROB ZOMBIE's 'House Of 1,000 Corpses' To Open In April

ROB ZOMBIE's long-awaited and much-delayed film project "House of 1,000 Corpses" is finally slated to open April 11 in the U.S., with the accompanying soundtrack available March 18, according to Billboard.com. The Geffen album will contain five previously unavailable ZOMBIE songs, as well as instrumental tracks and selections from a wide range of artists, including ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE's GEOFF TATE: U.S. Tour To Commence In July

QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Geoff Tate has posted the following update to the forum section of his official web site (www.geofftate.com): "Hey everybody, I've had my head buried in the QUEENSRŸCHE project for the last few months and haven't posted and I'm reminded that every time I don't speak up, rumors begin to fly. So here is ...

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Hip Hop Organization Boycotting PEPSI Over OSBOURNES Ad

Angered at Pepsi for placing foul-mouthed Ozzy Osbourne in a Super Bowl commercial only months after yanking rapper Ludacris for his vulgar language, hip-hop icon Russell Simmons said Tuesday he will announce this weekend plans for a boycott against the soft drink giant, accusing Pepsi of applying a double standard. "The Hip-Hop Summit Action Network ...

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