DOWN/C.O.C. Guitarist To Join CROWBAR?

DOWN/C.O.C. guitaristPepper Keenan will be in New Orleans during the recording sessions for CROWBAR's seventh studio album, tentatively titled "You Don't Need An Enemy To Have A War", and there is a "slight chance" he will join the band as their new guitarist, according to a post on CROWBAR's official web site. As previously reported, ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Set Release Date, Title For 'Best Of' Compilation

Finland's CHILDREN OF BODOM have set a September 3 release date for their forthcoming "Best Of " album, titled "Bestbreeder (1997-2000)", to be released exclusively in Japan through Toy's Factory Records. As an added bonus, the album will include the group's cover of BILLY IDOL's "Rebel Yell", recorded during a recent session at keyboardist Janne ...

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SILENT FORCE Part Ways With INSIDE OUT MUSIC AMERICA

SILENT FORCE, the band featuring ex-ROYAL HUNT singer D.C. Cooper, have parted ways with Inside Out Music America. "While we have the greatest respect for the talent in this band, it has proved to just not be the right fit for our roster," Inside Out Music America Managing Director Jim Pitulski said in an official ...

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SUPERJOINT RITUAL: New Video Available For Download

SUPERJOINT RITUAL, the New Orleans band fronted by PANTERA/DOWN singer Philip Anselmo, have posted the video for the track "Waiting For The Turning Point" at their official web site. Download it here. "Waiting For The Turning Point" comes off the group's sophomore album, "A Lethal Dose Of American Hatred", out now on Sanctuary ...

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PRONG: Live Pictures Posted Online

A bunch of live pictures of PRONG, taken during the band's summer 2003 European tour, have been posted online at this location. PRONG have just released their new album, "Scorpio Rising", through Locomotive Music. The CD, which was produced by PRONG mainman Tommy Victor and Steve Bruno, marks the group's first studio effort ...

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TOMMY LEE No Longer 'Misunderstood', Book To Surface In The Spring

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has reportedly scrapped "Misunderstood" as the title for his upcoming autobiography, now due in the spring through Atria Books, the hardcover imprint of Simon & Schuster. As previously reported, the book, which was originally rumored to have been titled "Ragz to Riches", will contain many details not included in ...

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NUCLEAR ASSAULT Prepare To Enter Studio

Reunited New York thrashers NUCLEAR ASSAULT will reportedly enter the studio in early August to begin recording their first studio album since 1993's "Something Wicked", tentatively due in late 2003/early 2004 through Screaming Ferret Wreckords. The band, who issued a live album, entitled "Alive Again", earlier in the year, were previously quoted as saying that ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Singer To Remix CHARLIE PARKER Track

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian is among the artists who are giving a new twist to the music of legendary jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker for "Bird Up: The Charlie Parker Remix Project", due October 21st on Savoy Records. Producer Matthew Backer masterminded the 12-track album, which will include additional remixes by Dan the ...

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