DOPE Part Ways With Bassist, Announce Temporary Replacement

DOPE bassist Sloane "Mosey" Jentry has left the band only five days before the start of the group's eight-week national tour, according to a posting on the band's official web site. "[Mosey] has decided to retire from the music business in search of a more normal, stable life in conjunction with his fiery, monogamous romance ...

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SEPULTURA: Brazilian Tour Dates Announced

Veteran Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA have lined up the following dates during January/February: Jan. 23 - Florianópolis, SC - Brazil Jan. 30 - Salvador, BA - Brazil Feb. 06 - Atlântida, RS – Brazil The band, who are currently taking a short break from the road after playing 109 shows in 2003, are expected to announce ...

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CONVERGE Sign With EPITAPH RECORDS

Boston, Massachusetts's innovative metallic hardcore heavyweights CONVERGE have signed with Epitaph Records. After returning from a January European tour, CONVERGE will begin recording their long-awaited follow-up to 2001's critically acclaimed "Jane Doe", tentatively entitled "You Fail Me", in March and April. Slated for a mid-2004 release through Epitaph, the album's vinyl duties will be handled ...

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Report: DAVID LEE ROTH To Get His Own Vegas Show

The adult revue "X" co-producer Angela Sampras tells The Las Vegas Sun that she and partner Bobby Boling are not looking to incorporate former VAN HALEN frontman David Lee Roth into their existing show, as the paper had earlier reported. "We are creating a whole new show for David," Sampras said. And regarding Roth's poorly ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD To Film First-Ever DVD

STRAPPING YOUNG LAD will film their first-ever DVD on Friday, January 16 at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, British Columbia. The as-yet-untitled disc, due later in the year through Century Media Records, will contain lots of outtake footage recorded over the past decade and is a precursor to the new STRAPPING YOUNG LAD CD, which ...

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EVERGREY Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Swedish progressive dark metallers EVERGREY are the latest band confirmed for this year's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 19-12, 2004 in Abtsgmünd, Germany. The complete list of acts currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows (in alphabetical order): BRAINSTORM BUSTA HOOTA CRIMINAL DEADSOUL TRIBE DIE HAPPY DISILLUSION ENSIFERUM EVERGREY ...

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SUIDAKRA Confirmed For Germany's DONG OPEN AIR Festival

German melodic black/death metallers SUIDAKRA have been confirmed for the 2004 edition of Dong Open Air, set to take place July 16-17 in Neukirchen-Vluyn, near Krefeld, Germany. Other confirmations are expected to be announced soon. SUIDAKRA are continuing to tour behind their sixth CD, "Signs For The Fallen", available in Europe since July 2003 via ...

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CEPHALIC CARNAGE To Film Live DVD

Relapse Records recording artists CEPHALIC CARNAGE have announced plans to film their very first concert live-concert DVD. The DVD taping will take place in the band's hometown of Denver, Colorado at the Ogden Theatre on Friday, January 23. The event will begin at 8:00 p.m. and will be free to all attendees over the age ...

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HASTE Part Ways With Singer

After three critically acclaimed full-length albums, HASTE have officially parted ways with vocalist Kelly Reaves due to irreconcilable differences. HASTE further describe the recent lineup change in this official statement: "Dear HASTE fans, as you may be hearing around town, HASTE has parted ways with vocalist Kelly Reaves. We will be continuing on as a ...

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