LOLLAPALOOZA: Early Ticket Sales 'Soft'

Is this year's Lollapalooza being negatively impacted by JANE'S ADDICTION not having a new record out? Hits Daily Double, the companion web site of music industry tip sheet HITS, says that some are wondering just that as they mull soft ticket sales for the summer tour, which this year features AUDIOSLAVE, INCUBUS and QUEENS OF ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Has No Anxiety About 'Corpses' Release

Rolling Stone caught up with Rob Zombie to question him about his "House of 1,000 Corpses" that is finally getting its release this weekend. Asked if he had any anxieties about the reception of the flick, more than an album release, Rob said, "It's a weird movie and I already know how it's going to ...

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EVANESCENCE Reaching New Heights With 'Fallen'

EVANESCENCE's major-label debut, "Fallen", has sold nearly 400,000 copies in the four weeks it's been in stores, according to SoundScan. The Little Rock, Arkansas-based group will embark on their maiden headlining tour Saturday in Nashville. The trek covers 15 shows before it wraps May 26 in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania. EVANESCENCE tour dates, according to Wind-Up Records: ...

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'THE OSBOURNES' To Return In June

Season three of "The Osbournes" is set to premiere on MTV on June 10, according to Launch. The new season will include details of Sharon Osbourne's colon cancer recovery, and an "only-in-Hollywood" incident that found "The Osbournes" camera crew face-to-face with a crew following actress/comedienne Roseanne. The third season of "The Osbournes" is expected to ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD To Ink Deal With SOUND POLLUTION

Sweden's CONSTRUCDEAD, the band featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, have announced plans to ink a new label deal with Sound Pollution Records. CONSTRUCDEAD — who were recently joined by GODSIC frontman Peter Tuthill — issued their debut album, "Repent", through Helsingborg, Sweden-based label Cold Records last spring. ...

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MY DYING BRIDE, PARADISE LOST, ANATHEMA Classics To Be Reissued

Peaceville Records have announced the U.S. release of special digipak pressings of label classic recordings — MY DYING BRIDE's "The Angel And the Dark River", PARADISE LOST's "Gothic", and ANATHEMA's "The Silent Enigma". In stores May 20, each has been remastered, with PARADISE LOST's "Gothic" featuring the rare cuts "Rotting Misery (Doom Dub)" and ...

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SKYCLAD Announce Live Dates

SKYCLAD have announced their first shows of the summer. They play London's The Garage on August 2 as well as headlining Germany's Dong Open Air on July 19. The Dong Open Air, which is scheduled to take place on July 18-19 in Neukirchen-Vluyn, near Duisburg, Germany, will include performances from the following artists: SKYCLAD NIGHT ...

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NIGHTWISH To Enter Studio In October

Finland's NIGHTWISH will enter the studio on October 27 to begin recording the follow-up to last year's "Century Child". The band will once again use their own studio in Kitee to record the drums, bass and keyboards/synths, while the vocals and guitars will be recorded at Helsinki's Finnvox facility. NIGHTWISH hope to complete the recordings ...

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NAPALM DEATH To Issue 'Best Of' Set Through EARACHE

After years of wrangling between NAPALM DEATH and Earache Records, peace finally reigns and the parties are collaborating on a "best of & rarities" two-CD set, "Noise For Music's Sake", due in late summer 2003. Liner notes for the package will be written by NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury. Disc 1 of the set will ...

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