DEICIDE Cancel Dates Due To 'Crew' Problems

DEICIDE have been forced to cancel several dates on their current The Coalition For Musikal Armageddon Tour 2003, also featuring AMON AMARTH, BEHEMOTH, REVENGE and VEHEMENCE. The following is DEICIDE frontman Glen Benton's official statement on the matter: "Hello this is Glen Benton of DEICIDE. There have been many rumors and speculation about the tour ...

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SCOTT REEDER Quits UNIDA

Former KYUSS bassist Scott Reeder has officially left UNIDA, according to www.stonerrock.com. Reeder's replacement, presently known only as "Jerry", made his live debut with the group this past Saturday, March 15 at the P'Nut Gallery in Palm Springs, California. UNIDA have yet to secure a release for their much-anticipated full-length CD, which was ...

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THE CROWN Set Tentative Track Listing For New CD

Swedish thrashers THE CROWN, recently rejoined by original vocalist Johan Lindstrand, have set the tentative track listing for their forthcoming album, tentatively due in early September through Metal Blade Records. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to last year's "Crowned In Terror", which will be recorded and mixed at Gotheburg's Studio Fredman between May 5 and June 15, ...

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CASANOVAS Cover AC/DC On New Single

Australian rockers CASANOVAS have included a cover of AC/DC's "Riff Raff" as a bonus track on their new single, "Shake It". "Riff Raff", originally from the 1978 AC/DC album "Powerage", is thrown in as track three on the single. "Shake It" is the second release for the Melbourne band, who are signed to Alan McGee's ...

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BRAINSTORM Begin Work On 'Soul Temptation'

Germany's BRAINSTORM have set "Soul Temptation" as the title for their new album, due on June 30 through Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Metus Mortis" is currently being recorded at House of Music studios in Winterbach, Germany and will be the group's "most diverse album ever," according to guitarist Torsten Ihlenfeld. "Hard, catchy, ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Finalize 'Transform' Track Listing

POWERMAN 5000 have finalized the track listing to their new album, "Transform", due on May 20 through Dreamworks Records. It is as follows: 01. Assess The Mess 02. Theme To A Fake Revolution 03. Free 04. Action 05. That's Entertainment 06. A Is For Apathy 07. Transform 08. Top Of The World 09. Song About ...

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SOILWORK Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

SOILWORK are the latest act to have been confirmed for Rock Hard Festival 2003, a two-day event set to take place June 7-8 at Amphitheater in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. A total of 16 bands will appear at the Rock Hard magazine-sponsored festival, the official lineup for which will be announced during the coming weeks. The list ...

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