Britain's METAL MANIA Festival Cancelled

Metal Mania festival, which was scheduled to take place on September 7th at the Newcastle University in the UK, has been cancelled due to a problem with the ticket distribution, according to the festival organizers. The event, which was set to include performances by BLAZE, TYGERS OF PAN TANG, EARTHROD, UNLEASH, NUFUTURE COWBOYS and LIVE ...

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FILTER To Ship New Single To Radio

FILTER's second single from their current The Amalgamut CD, "American Cliche", will be shipped to radio on September 10th. As of the first week of September, The Amalgamut has sold over 76,000 units in the U.S., according to Soundscan. ...

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ENDO Set Title For Sophomore CD

Miami, Florida's ENDO have set To All Those In Search Of... as the title of their sophomore effort, which they are scheduled to begin mixing on September 9th with Dave Schiffman (RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN), who also produced the album. Commented the band via their official web site: "We are extremely ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist Speaks Out On His Label's First Signing

PORCH GHOULS, the first signing to AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry's new record company, Roman Records, will record their forthcoming album in the band's hometown of Memphis, according to Launch. Stuart Sikes, engineer of the WHITE STRIPES' White Blood Cells, has been enlisted for the project. Perry will likely be the executive producer, but the band ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE To Embark On Farewell Tour In 2003

MÖTLEY CRÜE will embark on a farewell tour in late 2003/early 2004 to coincide with the release of the film version of the group's autobiography, The Dirt, bassist Nikki Sixx has revealed via his latest posting on the band's official web site. "Been knee-deep in getting all the T's crossed and I's dotted with Paramount ...

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NECROPHAGIA Mainman Speaks Out On PHILIP ANSELMO, Upcoming Projects

Despite rumors to the contrary, there is no bad blood between NECROPHAGIA mainman Killjoy (whose real name is believed to be Frank Pucci) and PANTERA frontman Philip Anselmo over the demise of their joint label venture, Housecore/Baphomet Records, Killjoy revealed in an interview conducted with Korea's RockNew.com two weeks ago. "Philip is a great guy, ...

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