USURPER Listening Party To Be Held In Chicago

On Jan. 11, 2003, USURPER and Earache Records will be hosting a listening party for the new USURPER album, "Twilight Dominion". The party will be at a bar in Chicago called Delilah's [2771 N. Lincoln, Chicago, IL, (773) 472-27711]. Although USURPER will not be performing, it will be three hours of non-stop free beer, and ...

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HALFORD Frontman Denied Entry Into U.S., West Coast Tour Postoned

HALFORD have been forced to postpone their scheduled three-date West Coast tour until late January after frontman Rob Halford was denied entry into the United States from London, England due to his work visa not being thoroughly processed by The United States Immigration & Naturalization Service (INS). The following is HALFORD's official statement on the ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY To Record New Music With THE DAMNED

MOTÖRHEAD legend Lemmy Kilmister will once again be teaming up with members of THE DAMNED to create music together. Details are pretty sketchy at the moment, but it appears that Lemmy will be joined by THE DAMNED frontman Dave Vanian, bassist Captain Sensible (born Ray Burns) and drummer Andrew "Pinch" Pinching during a recording session ...

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TWISTED SISTER's DEE SNIDER: No Plans To Record A New Album

Recently reunited hair rockers TWISTED SISTER have no plans to record new material and are saying good-bye to fans with the upcoming "farewell" tour, which will last up to three years. "I understand what it is, it's nostalgia," frontman Dee Snider told New Jersey's The Star-Ledger. "I'm not trying to restart my career. All my ...

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SLITHERYN Get DOPED Up

Chicago quintet SLITHERYN, whose debut four-track EP was produced by SLIPKNOT's Corey Taylor, will enter the studio next month with DOPE frontman Edsel Dope at the helm. SLITHERYN reportedly intend to combine the tracks from the new sessions with the ones from the Taylor-produced EP to make up their debut album, due in the spring. ...

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EUROPE To Issue CD+DVD Box Set Next Year

'80s hard rockers EUROPE will release a joint CD & DVD box next year containing the group's biggest hits as well as demos, live recordings and previously-unreleased material, frontman Joey Tempest told Sweden's biggest daily newspaper Aftonbladet. The band — Tempest, John Norum (guitar), Kee Marcello (guitar), Ian Haugland (drums), Mic Michaeli (keyboards), ...

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SEPULTURA To Record New Album In Rio De Janeiro

SEPULTURA will travel to Rio De Janeiro, Brazil on Jan. 9, 2003 to begin recording their as-yet-untitled new album with producer Steve Evetts (SNAPCASE, EARTH CRISIS). The follow-up to last year's "Nation" will be tracked and mixed at AR Studios over a period of 4-6 weeks, and is tentatively scheduled to surface in late spring/early ...

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MEGADETH DVD Certified Gold

MEGADETH's "Rude Awakening" DVD has been certified gold by the International Recording Media Association (IRMA) for sales of more than 25,000 copies in the U.S. Commented ex-MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson: "I want to thank all of you who helped make the live MEGADETH DVD for 'Rude Awakening' such a huge success, as it has been ...

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