STUCK MOJO Memorabilia To Be Auctioned Off

Several pieces of STUCK MOJO memorabilia have been put up for auction on eBay. Interested parties can currently bid on the following items: 01. The "HVY1" Case — the case that was featured on the cover of the group's live album (auction site) 02. The "Pigwalk" head (a metal pig's head that was ...

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NIGHTWISH Prepare To Record New Album

Finland's NIGHTWISH have begun the final preparations for the recording of their new album, tentatively due in June 2004 through Spinefarm Records. "[The] band will lock themselves at the studio where they'll spend about a month practicing and arranging the songs for the new album," according to post on the group's web site. The band ...

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W.A.S.P. Planning Major 2-Part Conceptual Album for 2004

W.A.S.P. have resurfaced after a near-year of silence to announce the first details of their highly-anticipated dual album releases, slated for 2004 through Metal-Is/Sanctuary Records. Although early reports suggested that the new albums were to be released this October, the complexity of the as-yet-untitled project did not adhere to the original plan. Once again recorded ...

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MADDER MORTEM Announce New Lineup

Norway's MADDER MORTEM have announced the addition of guitarist Odd Eivind Ebbesen and bassist Tormod Langøien Moseng to the group's ranks. "Odd has been and still is the MADDER webmaster and was also a member of MYSTERY TRIBE, the predecessor to MADDER MORTEM," the band write on their web site. "He has also helped us ...

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CORNERSTONE: New MP3 Samples Posted Online

Three short soundclips from the forthcoming CORNERSTONE album, "Once Upon Our Yesterdays", have been posted online in MP3 format at this location. The tracks available for preview are "Once Upon Our Yesterdays", "When the Hammer Falls", and "Welcome to Forever". CORNERSTONE, the project featuring ROYAL HUNT bassist Steen Mogensen and ex-RAINBOW/current YNGWIE MALMSTEEN ...

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BLACK SABBATH Guitarist Seeks Singer For Solo Project

BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi has told Guitar One magazine that he is currently stockpiling riffs and searching for a singer for his next solo album. Iommi was previously in talks with SUPERJOINT RITUAL/ex-PANTERA frontman Philip Anselmo about a possible collaboration, but scheduling conflicts eventually forced Anselmo to bow out of the project. ...

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