GODSMACK Set First Single From Upcoming CD

GODSMACK have set "Straight Out Of Line" as the first single from their upcoming album, "Faceless", due on Apr. 8, 2003 through Republic/Universal Records. The single is scheduled to hit radio next month. In other news, GODSMACK vocalist/songwriter Sully Erna says that the group's two Grammy Award nominations took the band by surprise, because they ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's NIKKI SIXX: No Reunion Tour Until 2004

MÖTLEY CRÜE/BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message in the "Rock'n'Roll Diary" section of CRÜE's official web site: "[BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION are] in the studio recording six more songs… 01. I Don't Care 02. Brace Yourself 03. Life 04. Crash (Temp Title) 05. Going Out 06. Shut The Fuck Up "I ...

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Ex-HELMET Man Leaves BUSH

Ex-HELMET/ORANGE 9MM guitarist Chris Traynor has left his spot in BUSH to join RIVAL SCHOOLS as a replacement for Ian Love, according to Buddyhead. An official confirmation of Traynor's departure from the BUSH camp has yet to be made. ...

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DEFTONES' MORENO: New Album Is More Energetic Than 'White Pony'

DEFTONES singer Chino Moreno recently spoke to Revolver magazine about the musical direction of the group's long-awaited fourth album, due in the spring via Maverick Records. "I don't like to drop clues before the album's finished," Moreno said. "This way, when you hear it, you'll hear it fresh. Good things come to those who wait." ...

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BILLY CORGAN Writes With LISA MARIE PRESLEY

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS and current ZWAN frontman Billy Corgan has co-written a song called "Savior" with LISA MARIE PRESLEY for the latter's upcoming debut album, due in stores April 8. Presley, of course, is the daughter of late music legend ELVIS PRESLEY. Meanwhile, ZWAN's "Honestly" video has been posted on the band's official site at ...

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BIOHAZARD Tap AMONG THIEVES Man As Permanent Live Guitarist

BIOHAZARD have tapped Scott Roberts (AMONG THIEVES, THE SPUDMONSTERS) as the group's permanent live guitarist due to the continuing health problems of regular axeman Carmine Vincent, who will continue writing music with the band. BIOHAZARD's latest effort, "Kill Or Be Killed", will surface in America through Sanctuary Records on Mar. 18. The European release through ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE's TATE: 'Longtime Fans Will Be Delighted' With New Album

In a December 2002 interview with www.alaskathismonth.com, QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Geoff Tate revealed that the group's as-yet-untitled new studio album "is coming along wonderfully. The songs are really taking shape and I think long time QUEENSRŸCHE fans will be surprised and delighted." As previously reported, QUEENSRŸCHE's new album is tentatively scheduled to be released on Apr. ...

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SKID ROW: Live Dates Announced

SKID ROW have announced the following dates during March: Mar. 27 - Penny Arcade - Rochester, NY Mar. 28 - Double D's - Morristown, NJ Mar. 29 - Jaxx - Springfield, VA SKID ROW are currently shopping their already-completed new album, titled "ThickSkin", for a label deal following their split with longtime home Atlantic Records. ...

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