ROTTWEILLER Acquire New Singer, Head Back Into The Studio

Seattle-based metallers ROTTWEILLER have replaced singer Ronny Munroe (METAL CHURCH) with former ALCHEMY X vocalist Martin Morin. The band will head into the studio in less than two weeks to record 13 songs of "intense and driving power," according to an official press release. "Martin's intense power and screams will definitely satisfy the most hardcore ...

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SUNRIDE: European Tour Dates Announced

Finland's SUNRIDE have lined up the following dates in early 2004: Jan. 09 – Semifinal - Helsinki, FIN Jan. 17 – Lutakko - Jyväskylä, FIN (w/ DISFEAR) Feb. 05 - Eldorado/Alcazar - Stockholm, SWE w/ GOOD WITCH OF THE SOUTH: Feb. 06 – Westwerk - Osnabrück, GER Feb. 07 - White Pig - Bad Frankenhausen, ...

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OZZY's Son To Marry Irish Fiancée Today

Louis Osbourne, Ozzy's son from his first marriage, is due to marry his Irish fiancée, Louise Lennon, in Co Offaly, the Republic of Ireland, today. Around 160 guests are expected to attend the ceremony at the St Flannan's Church and the reception at Kinnity Castle in Birr. Ozzy Osbourne himself will not be there as ...

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Update: Ex-MEAT PUPPETS Bassist Makes Court Appearance

Ex-MEAT PUPPETS bassist Cris Kirkwood made his initial appearance in federal court on Tuesday (Dec. 30) in a wheelchair and hospital gown, grimacing alternately from pain and exasperation, according to the Arizona Republic. His federal public defender, Jane McClellan, said he would spend the night at a federal detention facility in Florence, despite his gunshot ...

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Ex-MEAT PUPPETS Bassist Arrested On Assault Charge

Former MEAT PUPPETS bassist Cris Kirkwood was arrested by federal officials Tuesday morning (Dec. 30), five days after being shot in the stomach by a post office security guard, according to RollingStone.com. Kirkwood, 43, was arrested as he left Arizona's Good Samaritan Hospital, where he was taken after he was shot by a ...

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THEATRE OF TRAGEDY: New Singer Found?

Norway's THEATRE OF TRAGEDY have posted several photos taken during a recent rehearsal session with an as-yet-unidentified female singer who may — or may not — end up becoming the official replacement for departed vocalist Liv Kristine. Check them out here. As previously reported, Kristine issued a statement in late August ...

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NIRVANA: First-Ever Concert Available For Download

A recording of NIRVANA's first-ever concert in March 1987 has been posted online. The band — which then featured Aaron Burckhard on drums — delivered a nine-song set at a house party in Raymond, Wash. Click here to listen. Meanwhile, a former contributing editor to Rolling Stone magazine ranked NIRVANA's "Nevermind" ...

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DAN SWANÖ To Launch New Web Site

Multi-talented Swedish musician/producer Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, NIGHTINGALE, MOONTOWER) will launch his new official web site on January 1, 2004. The site, sponsored by The End Records, will focus on all of Dan's projects and will include a huge download section full of MP3s, videos, etc. ...

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