HALFORD: More Rescheduled Dates Announced

More dates have been confirmed for the "scaled-down" version of The 2003 Metal Gods North American Tour, to be headlined by HALFORD and scheduled to kick off in early June. As previously reported, the original multi-band package featuring HALFORD, co-headliners TESTAMENT, IMMORTAL, CARNAL FORGE, PRIMAL FEAR, PAINMUSEUM, and AMON AMARTH was called off earlier in ...

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NIRVANA: Unauthorized Interview DVD On The Way

An unauthorized NIRVANA DVD, titled "Nirvana - The Untold Stories", will be released in the U.S. on June 17. The DVD, which is not an official release by NIRVANA's label, Universal Music, reportedly contains rarely-seen interview footage purged from various archives, and includes no musical content from the band. The 60-minute DVD will have a ...

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RAM Finish Recording New EP

RAM, the new Swedish band featuring former NME WITHIN bassist Leif Larsson and ex-B-THONG drummer Morgan Pettersson, have finished mixing their new EP, titled "Sudden Impact". The CD, which is scheduled for release this summer, will be mastered next week by Göran Finnberg. The complete track listing for "Sudden Impact" is as follows: 01. Sudden ...

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FU MANCHU Working On New Material

FU MANCHU drummer Scott Reeder has posted the following message to the band's official web site: "The band has been working the past two and half weeks doing some pre-production on new songs with the man behind the sonic assault of our live album, Mr. Brian J. Dobbs. He is a veteran of the mix ...

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OZZY And KELLY OSBOURNE Only Come As A Packaged Deal

The Daily Star reports that Sharon Osbourne is in talks with record companies about a new deal for hubby Ozzy and daughter Kelly Osbourne, netting the family even more millions. "She believes she can offer the pair in a special package deal and their level of fame in the U.S. is about as high as ...

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THE PRODIGY And Ex-PITCHSHIFTER Men Unveil New Band

THE PRODIGY frontman Keith Flint and former PITCHSHIFTER guitarist Jim Davies will release their debut single under the FLINT moniker on May 19. The track, titled "Asteroid", will be released on a limited edition, 10-inch pink vinyl, available through Cool Kills Records. "Flint sounds very, very raw," Davies told Kerrang! "We took a very live ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD To Begin Recording New CD

Sweden's CONSTRUCDEAD, the band featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, will be entering the studio in Helsingborg this weekend to start recording the drums for the new album, due at the end of the year through Sound Pollution Records. The group, who were recently joined by GODSIC frontman Peter Tuthill, issued their debut album, "Repent", ...

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