LACUNA COIL's ANDREA FERRO Says The Band Have Found Their Own Style

LACUNA COIL vocalist Andrea Ferro recently spoke to Entertainment Today about the group's current Stateside success and their appearance at this summer's Ozzfest festival. Several excerpts from the interview follow: On coming home after time away: "The first month we’re back, it is like we have to tell all the same stories a thousand times, ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND Drummer To Record Solo Album

DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND drummer Ryan Van Poederooyen has posted the following message on his web site: "Since I recently left my band of 8 years, GOD AWAKENS PETRIFIED, I've decided to do a solo album with all the idea's and riffs I never ended up using with GOD AWAKENS PETRIFIED or outside of GOD AWAKENS ...

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THE PROJECT HATE To Record New Album In December

THE PROJECT HATE, the Swedish band featuring Jörgen Sandström of ENTOMBED/GRAVE fame on lead vocals, will enter Soundlab Studios in December to record their fourth full-length album, tentatively due in early 2005. "We plan to record 8 or 9 songs for the album," the group write on their web site. "We are also planning to ...

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MNEMIC To Go 'Three-Dimensional' On Upcoming CD

Denmark's modern thrashers MNEMIC, featuring former INVOCATOR session drummer Brian Rasmussen and ex-MERCENARY guitarist Mircea G. Eftemie, have announced that their upcoming sophomore album, "The Audio Injected Soul", will contain three-dimensional sounds. Being the first band in the world to work with this new technology, some of the sounds featured on the album have been ...

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GOD AMONG INSECTS: Debut Album 'Censored' In Germany

The highly anticipated debut album from Sweden's GOD AMONG INSECTS, "World Wide Death", has just been censored in Germany according to their label, Threeman Records. "The government in Germany seems to think the public can't handle the cover artwork and will not allow the album to be sold without a slipcover," a band ...

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KING DIAMOND Shoots Down 'Poor Health' Rumors

KING DIAMOND singer and namesake has issued a statement via the group's official web site refuting rumors that his "poor health" was the reason the band's European tour has been postponed until next year. Commented King: "The ONLY reason for postponement of the Euro tour is that my immigration/naturalization process with the U.S. government is ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Defend LIVE AID DVD Move

Scotsman.com is reporting that LED ZEPPELIN's former members have defended a decision to pull out of the Live Aid DVD which is being released by Sir Bob Geldof to raise money for Sudan. The remaining members of the rock group have refused to allow what they called their "sub-standard" 1985 performance to be included in ...

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