WILL HAVEN: Official Statement On Split

WILL HAVEN have issued an official statement regarding their decision to disband following their final show together at the Capital Garage in Sacramento, California on Friday, Jan. 24. The statement reads as follows: "As most of you may already know, WILL HAVEN will be playing its final show on the 24th of January in Sacramento. ...

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SLIPKNOT Singer: Things Are 'Busy' In TAYLOR Household

Just because he's currently at home in Des Moines, Iowa doesn't mean that STONE SOUR/SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor can relax. "I'm basically playing triple duty right now because I'm writing with SLIPKNOT for possible material for the next album, I'm gearing up for a European-Japanese-Australian tour that starts in February with STONE SOUR, and I'm ...

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SAMAEL Join Forces With WORLD MANAGEMENT

Switzerland's SAMAEL have been officially added to the World Management roster (MORBID ANGEL, NILE, UNLEASHED). The band will shortly embark on a European tour with CATHEDRAL and WITHOUT FACE in support of their live album on Century Media Records. Look for the group to announce American tour dates in the spring of 2003. ...

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MARDUK Ink Licensing Agreements For New CD

Sweden's MARDUK have signed licensing agreements with The End Records in the U.S., CD Maximum in Russia, and Hellion Records in South America for the release of their new album, "World Funeral". "World Funeral" is due in Europe on Feb. 24 through the group's own Blooddawn Productions. A limited-edition CD single/7" EP containing one track ...

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EVERGREY Bassist Involved In Accident

EVERGREY bassist Michael Hakansson was in an tram accident in his home town of Gothenburg, Sweden on Friday, Jan. 10 and had to spend the night in the hospital. 39 people were injured when two trams were involved in a head-on collision. The collision was so powerful that both drivers became pinned in the wreckage. ...

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PUNGENT STENCH Announce West Coast Dates

Reunited Austrian extreme metallers PUNGENT STENCH will play a few West Coast dates this February. The band, who released "Masters of Moral – Servants of Sin" in 2001 after an eight-year hiatus, will follow up their Australian/New Zealand tour with a handful of shows up the West Coast, with some East Coast dates in the ...

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ILL NINO Hard At Work On Sophomore CD

ILL NINO have penned roughly 15 "complete or partially complete" songs for their follow-up to 2001's "Revolution...Revolucion" and are beginning to talk to prospective producers and mixers about a possible collaboration on their as-yet-untitled second album, due before the end of the year. "We've been writing," bassist Laz Pina confirmed via a short interview posted ...

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SIX FEET UNDER Prepare To Record New Album

SIX FEET UNDER frontman Chris Barnes (ex-CANNIBAL CORPSE) has posted the following message via the group's official web site: "Hey all you sick fucks!!!! Just wanted to say what's up and let you all know what's been goin' on with SIX FEET UNDER. First off, the X-Mass festivals that we've just completed in Europe a ...

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SKID ROW: More Dates Announced

SKID ROW have added more shows to their upcoming spring 2003 tour. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Mar. 27 - Penny Arcade - Rochester, NY Mar. 28 - Double D's - Morristown, NJ Mar. 29 - Jaxx - West Springfield, VA Mar. 30 - Hoopla's - Virginia Beach, VA Apr. 04 - The ...

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