AEROSMITH To Take One Year Off Following Japanese Tour

ABC ePrep is reporting that guitarist Joe Perry has told syndicated columnist Marilyn Beck that AEROSMITH will take a year off after they wrap up their Japanese tour on July 25. According to Perry, the band haven't had a vacation of longer than three weeks over the past four years and will use some of ...

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JELLO BIAFRA Drops DEAD KENNEDYS Suit

The Associated Press is reporting that former DEAD KENNEDYS lead singer Jello Biafra has dropped his remaining lawsuit against members of his band. In May 2000, a jury convicted Biafra and his record label of breach of contract and fraud. In June 2003, a state appeals court upheld that decision and ordered Biafra to pay ...

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THE MONOLITH DEATHCULT Sign With KARMAGEDDON MEDIA

Dutch brutal death metal band THE MONOLITH DEATHCULT have inked a deal with Holland's Karmageddon Media (formerly Hammerheart Records). The group are scheduled to enter the studio in August to record their second album, "The White Crematorium", tentatively due in early 2005. THE MONOLITH DEATHCULT's debut album, "The Apotheosis", was released in 2002 through Cold ...

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GODHATE Added To BENEDICTION/NOMINON European Tour

Swedish death metallers GODHATE (formerly THRONEAEON) have added to the upcoming "Thunderstorm Over Europe - Part 2" tour featuring British extreme metallers BENEDICTION and Sweden's NOMINON. The two-and-a-half-week trek, which is scheduled to kick off on September 16 and conclude on October 3, will mark NOMINON's first-ever full European outing. Exact cities and dates will ...

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ANOREXIA NERVOSA Set Release Date For 'Redemption Process'

French symphonic black metallers ANOREXIA NERVOSA have set an October 11 release date through Listenable Records for their fourth full-length album, entitled "Redemption Process". The follow-up to 2001's "New Obscurantis Order" (Osmose Productions) was recorded at Drudenhaus studios in France and is currently being mastered by Björn Engelmann (RAMMSTEIN, IN FLAMES, HYPOCRISY) at the Cutting ...

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THE FIFTH SUN In Talks With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Minnesota-based melodic death metallers THE FIFTH SUN are reportedly in negotiations with Century Media Records about the release of their second album, "The Hunger to Survive". "The Hunger to Survive" (view cover by renowned artist Mattias Noren at this location) was recorded at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden and features the drumming talents ...

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SAINT VITUS: Classic Album To Be Reissued

Southern Lord Records will shortly be re-releasing the classic SAINT VITUS album "V". The album "features the classic doom anthem: 'I Bleed Black' and the mid-tempo stomp of the often-covered 'Angry Man'," according to an official Southern Lord press release. "The production is raw, pure and primitive, the dying embodiment of DOOM. Besides the classic ...

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SIN DEALER Complete Work On Debut EP

SIN DEALER, the new band featuring former members of SEA OF GREEN, have just completed mixing their debut self-titled six-song CD/EP. Mastering duties will be handled next week by UE Nastasi (CLUTCH, BIOHAZARD, NASHVILLE PUSSY) at Sterling Sound in New York City. Two songs from the CD, "High On Sin" and "The One Inside", can ...

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DEFLESHED Enter Studio To Record New Album

Sweden's DEFLESHED have entered Dug-Out Studios in Uppsala, Sweden to begin recording their fifth studio album, "May the Flesh Be With You". The follow-up to 2002's "Royal Straight Flesh" will contain 11 songs plus a "slightly demolished" cover version of MÖTLEY CRÜE's "Red Hot". A January/February 2005 release through Regain Records is expected. ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Schedule Vancouver In-Store

CANNIBAL CORPSE will be making an in-store appearance (meet-and-greet and signing session) at Scrape Records in Vancouver, B.C. on Monday, July 19 at 6 p.m. The band are said to be "excited about meeting Vancouver fans in person and have been very accomodating in setting up a great time for the school and work-bound fans ...

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