SOUNDSCAN Report: RUSH, ATREYU, UNEARTH, NEUROSIS

RUSH's brand-new CD, "Feedback", a collection of covers of classics popularized by the likes of THE WHO, CREAM, BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD and THE YARDBIRDS, has sold 48,006 copies in its first week of release to debut at No. 19 on next week's The Billboard 200 chart. ATREYU's "Curse" registered a first-week tally of 34,144, landing at ...

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AMON AMARTH Finalize Track Listing, Release Date For New Album

Sweden's AMON AMARTH have finalized the track listing for their new album, "Fate of Norns", due on September 6 through Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to last year's "Versus The World", "Fate of Norns" (which refers to the three Norns — or "godesses of fate" — Urd, Skuld and Verdandi, who, in Scandinavian mythology, sit ...

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NIKKI SIXX To Sue DRAGONFLY CLOTHING

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION/MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message to the "Diary" section of CRÜE's official web site: "The good, the bad and the ugly "The good: Finally [wife] Donna and I are taking the kids on a vacation. 10 days of nothing but sun, sun and more sun. A well-deserved break ...

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KALEDON Enter Studio To Record New Album

Italian symphonic power metallers KALEDON will enter Alpha & Omega studios in Como, Italy on Wednesday (July 7) to begin recording their third full-length album, "The Way of the Light", for a January 2005 release through SteelBorn Records. The follow-up to 2003's "The King's Rescue" will feature guest appearances by STRATOVARIUS drummer Jörg Michael and ...

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INTERNAL BLEEDING: 'Onward To Mecca' To Arrive In September

Long-running death metallers INTERNAL BLEEDING have set a September 7 release date through Olympic Recordings for their new album, "Onward to Mecca". The group's first studio release in five years was recorded at Full Force Studios and engineered by Terrance Hobbs (SUFFOCATION). The follow-up to 1999's "Driven To Conquer", which is said to be "sure ...

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DANZIG Set Release Date For 'Circle Of Snakes'

DANZIG have set an August 31 release date through frontman Glenn Danzig's Evilive label (Regain Records in Europe) for their eighth studio album, "Circle of Snakes". A single from the album — containing the title cut, "1000 Devils Reign" and "When We Were Dead" — has just been released to radio. "Circle of Snakes" (view ...

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DARKTHRONE: 'Sardonic Wrath' Track Listing Revealed

Despite DARKTHRONE guitarist/vocalist Nocturno Culto's (a.k.a. Ted Skjellum) previously published claims that the group's new CD would contain nine tracks, the promotional copies of "Sardonic Wrath" that have been distributed to the media include seven tracks with a total running time of 26 minutes and 43 seconds. The follow-up to last year's "Hate Them" will ...

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TOMMY LEE's Celebrity Pull Waning

Billy Masters of the gay gossip web site Filth2go.com witnessed a "Don't You Know Who I Am?" moment involving former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee while in Las Vegas. Billy says, "On the eve of Gay Pride in WeHo, Tommy and friends showed up at Bossa Nova, a little eatery in the heart of the ...

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