AETERNUS Book Studio Time For 'A Darker Monument'

Norway's AETERNUS will enter Greighallen Studios with producer Pytten (i.e. ENSLAVED, MORK GRYNING) in late November to begin recording their new album, A Darker Monument, for an early 2003 release through Nocturnal Art Productions. Among the cuts set to be included on the effort are: 01. SlaveState 02. DarkStorm 03. Sword of the Earth ...

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LULLACRY: Track Listing For New CD Revealed

Finland's LULLACRY have released the complete track listing for their as-yet-untitled third full-length album — the band's first with new vocalist Tanja Lainio — which is scheduled to be recorded in September/October with producer Mikko Karmila for an early 2003 release through Spinefarm Records. The 12-song effort will contain the following cuts, according to the ...

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Former EUROPE Frontman To Issue Third Solo CD

Former EUROPE frontman Joey Tempest will release a new single, "Forgiven", to Swedish radio in early September, with a full-length album — Tempest's third as a solo artist — to follow in October. A video for "Forgiven" is scheduled to be lensed early next month. ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Frontman Returning To Club After Walk-Off

MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil will return to a Steamboat Springs, Colorado nightclub after walking off stage last week, his manager told the Associated Press on Friday. Neil left the Levelz nightclub in this resort town on August 14th after someone threw something on stage, manager Burt Stein said. Stein said Neil felt threatened and ...

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ANGEL WITCH Confirm Reunion, Plan Summer Festival Appearances

NWOBHM legends ANGEL WITCH have confirmed that they have reunited and are planning on hitting the European festival circuit next summer. "Following recent soul-searching times, fate dealt metal a gentle hand for a change and the result was that [ANGEL WITCH] have reassembled the awesome 2000 line-up consisting of [guitarist/vocalist] Kevin Heybourne (naturally), [bassist] Richie ...

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W.A.S.P. Announce Support Acts For North American Tour

W.A.S.P. have announced ex-RATT frontman STEPHEN PEARCY, ENGINE (featuring FATES WARNING singer Ray Alder and ARMORED SAINT bassist Joey Vera), and ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY as the support acts for their forthcoming North American tour, which is tentatively scheduled to take place during October/November. Exact dates and venues will be announced soon. ...

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AC/DC Frontman's "Helen Of Troy" Musical Gets Postponed

Helen of Troy, the much-anticipated collaboration between AC/DC singer Brian Johnson and the Sarasota Ballet has been postponed until November, with a production of Swan Lake replacing the show during its originally-announced late March slot. According to the Sarasota Herald Tribune, the ballet has cited fund-raising problems for the postponement of the $1.2 million production, ...

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GIAN PYRES Leaves CRADLE OF FILTH

CRADLE OF FILTH guitarist Gian Pyres has announced his departure from the band. A press statement issued by the band reads as follows: "After six years as guitarist with CRADLE OF FILTH, Gian Pyres has announced that he will be leaving the band. "Gian would like to continue his career in music, but in a ...

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P.O.D.'s TRAA: SONNY SANDOVAL Needs To Rest His Voice

Despite a previously-issued statement attributing the group's European tour cancellation to singer Sonny Sandoval requiring surgery on a herniated disc in his back, P.O.D. bassist Traa has indicated in a recent interview that the foursome's decision to back out of the tour was actually made in order to allow Sonny to rest his voice. Says ...

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