STILLBORN RECORDS Announce First West Coast Signing

Stillborn Records, the label run by HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta, have announced their first West Coast signing, THE PROGRAM. According to an official statement, "THE PROGRAM combines classic East Bay style hardcore with a style all their own." THE PROGRAM are scheduled to enter SoundWave studio with producer Zack Ohren (THE GHOST, ANIMOSITY) in October ...

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MANNHAI Complete Work On 'Evil Under the Sun'

Finnish "stoner rockers" MANNHAI, featuring former AMORPHIS bassist Oppu Laine and ex-XYSMA frontman Joanitor Muurinen, have completed work on the follow-up to last year's The Sons Of Yesterday's Black Grouse CD, entitled Evil Under the Sun, for a November release through Spinefarm Records. Evil Under the Sun was recorded at Gothenburg, Sweden's Studio Mega and ...

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ROUGH SILK To Issue 'End of Infinity' In Winter

Germany's ROUGH SILK are currently recording their new CD, End of Infinity, for a winter 2002 release through Breaker/SPV Records. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Isolation 02. The Fiddler On The Skeleton Horse 03. Carry On 04. Ambrosia 05. End Of Infinity 06. By Your Side 07. Trans-Destination 08. ...

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SHAMAN Cancel Brazilian Show

Brazil's SHAMAN, featuring former ANGRA members Andre Matos (vocals), Luis Mariutti (bass) and Ricardo Confessori (drums), have cancelled their September 21st date in Belo Horizonte after city officials "decided not to make any rock shows at Lapa Multi Show," according to the band's web site. "The show will be made in another venue, with date ...

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SINERGY To Play Special Hometown Gig

Finland's SINERGY will play a special "party gig" in Helsinki at On The Rocks on December 18th. The group plan to perform a variety covers from some of heavy metal's finest old-school bands as well as some SINERGY songs that have never been played live in Finland before. There is no cover charge for the ...

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SEVENDUST's Hollywood Gig Brings Out The Stars

SEVENDUST's show at Hollywood's House Of Blues this past Tuesday, September 10th, drew a number of rock celebrities, including Aaron Lewis of STAIND, David Draiman of DISTURBED and Tommy Lee. SEVENDUST reportedly rocked the house with a blistering set that included selections from all three of the band's CD releases thus far. ...

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'Rise Above' CD Samples Posted Online

Two tracks from Rise Above, the forthcoming West Memphis Three benefit album spearheaded by Henry Rollins, have been posted online at this location. The cuts available for listening are "Rise Above", featuring PUBLIC ENEMY's Chuck D and Henry Rollins, and "Thirsty & Miserable", featuring MOTÖRHEAD's Lemmy. Rise Above is due for release on ...

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