ENTOMBED Guitarist Joins DISFEAR

ENTOMBED guitarist Uffe Cederlund has joined Swedish crust rock outfit DISFEAR as the group's second touring guitarist. Uffe will pull double duty on the upcoming Close-Up Made Us Do It Tour and will continue playing with DISFEAR in the future when he's not busy with ENTOMBED. DISFEAR feature in their ranks former AT THE GATES/THE ...

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OPETH: Jordan Gig Cancelled!

OPETH have been forced to cancel their previously announced gig in Jordan due to sickness. The following is OPETH frontman Mikael Ã…kerfeldt's official statement on the matter: "It's seem to be a dark spell upon OPETH at this moment. First Chile and now Jordan. I'm in a terrible state myself right now but will try ...

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'AEROSMITH Day' Named In New Hampshire

Shir Haberman of the Portsmouth Herald reports that New Hampshire Gov. Craig Benson signed a proclamation Monday naming Nov. 24, 2003 as "AEROSMITH Day." The group, led by vocalist Steven Tyler and guitarist Joe Perry, was the first act to play at the Verizon Wireless Arena when it opened in November 2001, and was in ...

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KORN's 'Mirror' Debuts At No. 19 On Billboard Chart

KORN's "Take A Look In The Mirror" has sold 96,074 copies in the U.S. in its first, shortened week on the streets, landing at No. 19 on next week's The Billboard 200 chart, according to the figures released by Nielsen SoundScan. "Take a Look in the Mirror", originally due in stores on Nov. 25, had ...

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RAMMSTEIN: DVD Release Dates Announced

German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN have announced the release dates for their forthcoming DVD, "Lichtspielhaus" (German for "Cinema" or "Movie House"). The details are as follows: Dec. 01, 2003 Germany, Austria, Switzerland Dec. 03, 2003 Sweden Dec. 08, 2003 UK, Holland, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Finland, Norway, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Iceland, Hungary Dec. 09, 2003 ...

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AXXIS Drummer Missing

Richard Michalski (photo), drummer for the German metal band AXXIS, has reportedly been missing for the past year and "the band, friends and colleagues are searching for him with the help of the police, but there is no sign of life at the moment," according to a statement released by the band's record ...

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MORRAH Complete Work On Debut EP

Russian death metallers MORRAH have completed work on their debut EP, "Experiment In Blood". The five-song effort (including the intro) was recorded at Fantom Pain Studio in St. Petersburg, Russia with producer Igor Anokhin and was mixed at Astia Studio in Lapenranta, Finland by Anssi Kippo. The complete track listing for "Experiment In Blood" is ...

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