THE CROWN: More European Dates Announced

Swedish thrashers THE CROWN, recently rejoined by original vocalist Johan Lindstrand, have announced additional dates as part of their upcoming European tour. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jan. 22 – Helsinki, FIN @ Tavastia Jan. 23 - Jyväskylä, FIN @ Lutakko Jan. 24 - Tampere, FIN @ Pakkahuone Jan. 25 - Turku, FIN ...

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IN FLAMES To Begin Work On New Album In May

Sweden's IN FLAMES are set to travel to Denmark at the end of May to begin the pre-production process for their next studio album, tentatively due in early 2004. "As we did for 'Reroute To Remain', we will turn off our phones, put our personal lives on hold and disconnect our entire contact with the ...

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TO/DIE/FOR Finalize Track Listing For 'Jaded'

Finland's TO/DIE/FOR have finalized the track listing for their new album, "Jaded", due on Mar. 3, 2003 through Spinefarm Records. The complete track listing for "Jaded" is as follows: 01. Dying Embers 02. (I Just) Died In Your Arms (CUTTING CREW cover) 03. Too Much Ain't Enough 04. The Unknown II 05. Jaded 06. Fall ...

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SAHARA DUST Demo Posted Online

Holland's SAHARA DUST, the new group formed by ex-AFTER FOREVER guitarist Mark Jansen, ex-CASSIOPEIA guitarist Ad Sluijter and keyboardist Coen Janssen, have posted their two-song demo online at this location. The tracks available for download are "Cry For The Moon" and "Illusive Concensus". SAHARA DUST are in the process of recording their debut ...

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36 CRAZYFISTS Set Release Date For Next CD

36 CRAZYFISTS have set a tentative Aug. 26 release date through Roadrunner Records for their as-yet-untitled sophomore CD. The group have yet to decide on a producer or studio for the upcoming recording sessions, which are tentatively scheduled to take place in the spring. In other news, the band have announced the following tour dates ...

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AC/DC: No New Music Until Late 2003

Contrary to previously published reports, AC/DC's next studio effort will not surface in March. The band, who last album, "Stiff Upper Lip", was released in 2000, will meet in New York in March for the first time since the end of the "Stiff Upper Lip" tour to talk about the upcoming CD, vocalist Brian Johnson ...

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DEFTONES To Issue New Album In May

DEFTONES' forthcoming studio album, which looks likely to be a self-titled affair, is tentatively scheduled to surface in May through Maverick Records, frontman Chino Moreno confirmed during an appearance yesterday (Jan. 19) on Australia's Channel V. The follow-up to 2000's platinum-certified "White Pony" is currently being mixed by longtime collaborator Terry Date and is said ...

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IRON MAIDEN Producer: New Nine-Minute Song Sounds 'Incredible'

IRON MAIDEN producer Kevin Shirley, who is currently working with the band at a London studio on their as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2000's "Brave New World", has posted the following recording update via his official web site: "Friday [Jan. 17] saw us concentrating on a 9-minute song again, as we had been all day Thursday. I ...

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STAIND Set Release Date For New CD

STAIND have set a May 6 release date through Elektra Records for their as-yet-untitled follow-up to their multi-platinum 2001 effort, "Break the Cycle". When asked if the success of "Break The Cycle" put more pressure or lessened the pressure on the band when writing and recording the forthcoming album, STAIND vocalist Aaron Lewis said, "When ...

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