A PERFECT CIRCLE Announce Lineup Changes Galore

As first reported here on Feb. 7, former MARILYN MANSON bassist Twiggy Ramirez (a.k.a. Jeordie White) has now officially replaced Paz Lenchantin in A PERFECT CIRCLE. In addition, the band have announced that guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen has left the group to become a full-time member of QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE and ...

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METALLICA's HAMMETT Speaks Out On THE RAMONES

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett recently spoke to the Los Angeles Times about the band's contribution to THE RAMONES tribute album, "We're A Happy Family" (in the form of the track "53rd and 3rd"), and the legendary New York group's enduring influence on the current music scene. "I think just now culture is beginning to get ...

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HALFORD Launch Bassist Search

HALFORD have launched a bassist search in time for the forthcoming North American and European tours. It is not presently clear if Ray Riendeau will return to the band prior to the recording of their next album or if he is being permanently replaced in the group. Interested parties should send their VHS (NTSC), CD ...

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SEPULTURA Finish Recording, Plan European Trek

SEPULTURA have completed the recordings for their new full-length album and are presently talking to several producers — including Joe Barresi (PENNYWISE, BUCKCHERRY, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, SKUNK ANANSIE, KYUSS) — about mixing the effort for a tentative late May release. In other news, SEPULTURA are expected to embark on a combined promo/club tour ...

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LOLLAPALOOZA: Initial Details Released

The revived Lollapalooza summer tour — which is set to feature JANE'S ADDICTION, AUDIOSLAVE, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, JURASSIC 5 and INCUBUS, among others — is scheduled to visit the following cities, according to the organizers: Atlanta, GA Boston, MA Chicago, IL Cincinnati, OH Cleveland, OH Columbus, OH Dallas, TX Denver, CO Detroit, MI ...

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PUSHED Announce Hollywood Gig

Southern California's PUSHED, featuring former TESTAMENT/SLAYER drummer Jon Dette and ex-TESTAMENT bassist Greg Christian, have announced a headlining show at Whisky A Go-Go in West Hollywood, California on March 11. The band recently teamed up with entertainment attorney Kevin Anderson who is aggressively shopping a management and major label deal for the group, according to ...

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LIMP BIZKIT Fans Needed For MTV Appearance

LIMP BIZKIT have posted the following message at www.limpbizkit.com: "Limp Ladies or...Want a Tattoo? "Sounds like a spam email subject line, right? Well it's no joke — MTV wants to talk to some of LIMP's biggest fans of the fairer sex...and find fans of either sex to get tatttoos: "MTV is doing a casting call ...

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