Taiwan's CHTHONIC To Perform In Front Of President's Hall

Taiwanese metal band CHTHONIC will finish out a momentous year in their career with two more extraordinary events: playing the annual New Year's Eve concert in front of President's Hall and the release of the band's Mandarin theme for the 21st Century Fox Taiwan release of "Freddy vs. Jason". CHTHONIC will play with New Year's ...

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ROB ZOMBIE: Upcoming Album Will Be 'Much Heavier, Darker'

ROB ZOMBIE has told MTV.com that he plans to start writing his next solo album early next year. "I really want to make a much heavier, darker record," he said. "I'm not worrying about radio or television or anything. I just want to make a really scary record." Zombie will once again co-write with Scott ...

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SLIPKNOT Singer To Ring In 2004 With One-Off Cover Band

SLIPKNOT singer Corey Taylor will perform with a one-off side project called the DUM FUX on New Year's Eve at The House of Bricks in Des Moines, Iowa. Dizzy Draztik (Ryan McMurray, ex-leader of Des Moines punk band THE REJECTS) and other local friends will be joining in on the fun. SLOPSYCLE, THE NILLAS and ...

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TANK, GRIM REAPER To Play Florida METALFEST?

TANK and GRIM REAPER are among the bands rumored to be appearing at the Sun n' Steel I Metalfest on March 6-7, 2004 at Pinellas Park Expo Center in Pinellas Park, Florida. In other TANK-related news, the long-running U.K. rock legends have reportedly secured a new deal in the U.S. for the release of their ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Voted Rock Star Of 2003

Injured singer Ozzy Osbourne has been voted rock star of the year in a poll of music fans, according to BBC News. Osbourne, who is recovering from a quad bike crash and recently secured his first U.K. No. 1 single, won the accolade from Virgin Radio listeners. Justin Hawkins, frontman with THE DARKNESS, came a ...

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FINNTROLL To Release New EP In March

Finland's FINNTROLL will be releasing an EP, titled "Trollhammaren", in March containing one song off their forthcoming album plus four bonus tracks recorded in the same session. As previously reported, the upcoming full-length CD, "Nattfödd" (Swedish for "Nightborn"), will be issued in April. The follow-up to "Visor Om Slutet" was recorded at Sundicoop Studio in ...

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BRAINSTORM Confirmed For EDGUY's European Tour

German power merchants BRAINSTORM have been confirmed for EDGUY's upcoming European tour as "very special guests." The dates are as follows: Apr. 02 - Pilsen, CZR @ KD Serikova Apr. 03 - Zlin, CZR @ Golem Club Apr. 04 - Nitra, SK @ PKO Apr. 06 - Budapest, HUN @ Pitöfi Hall Apr. 07 - ...

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VELVET REVOLVER: New Album Title Revealed

VELVET REVOLVER's much-anticipated debut album, due on April 27, 2004 through RCA Records, looks likely to be titled either "Contraband" or "Controband", BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal. As previously reported, the CD — which will include twelve of the more than fifty tracks the band co-wrote before and after vocalist Scott Weiland (ex-STONE TEMPLE PILOTS) joined ...

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