DEEP PURPLE Dig Into Archives For Upcoming Live Album

DEEP PURPLE will release another live album, titled "Perks & Tit", through Purple Records in February. Recorded live in San Diego on Apr. 9, 1974 (three days after the classic "California Jam"), the CD will contain the following track listing: 01. Burn 02. Might Just Take Your Life 03. Lay Down 04. Stay Down 05. ...

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MY DYING BRIDE To Release New CD In August

MY DYING BRIDE have set August 2003 as the tentative release date for their upcoming studio album, which they plan to begin recording in February. "We have about 50 minutes worth of music now and are heading into full rehearsals in January to start sounding them out," stated guitarist Andrew Craighan. Among the titles set ...

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PITCHSHIFTER Hard At Work On Live Album

Britain's PITCHSHIFTER are currently in the process of making a live album. Recorded on the last UK tour in October 2002, the CD's release is set coincide with the band's upcoming UK tour in March of 2003. Commented vocalist J.S. Clayden: "Things are going great in the studio so far. Mixing a whole live set ...

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ANKLA Announce New Drummer

Los Angeles-based ANKLA, featuring PUYA guitarist Ramon Ortiz, Brazilian vocalist Ikaro Stafford, and L.A local J.J. McNeal on bass, have added drummer Aaron Rossi (STRIFE, SHELTER, MEDICATION) to the group's ranks. The as-yet-unsigned band are currently shopping a seven-song demo produced by SOULFLY drummer Roy Mayorga, who was briefly featured in an earlier incarnation of ...

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VOIVOD Finalize Track Listing For 'The Multiverse'

VOIVOD, the Montreal-based metallers that feature in their ranks former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted, have finalized the track listing for their new album, "The Multiverse", due out on Mar. 4, 2003 through Newsted's Chophouse Records (in association with Surfdog). The track listing is as follows: 01. Gasmask Revival 02. Facing Up 03. Blame Us 04. ...

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STONE SOUR To Film Video For 'Inhale'

STONE SOUR, the recently re-launched group formed by SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor and guitarist Jim Root, will shoot a video for the track "Inhale" this weekend, Jan. 4-5. STONE SOUR, MURDERDOLLS and DOWNTHESUN will perform tonight at 7 Flags Events Center in Clive, Iowa. ...

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THE HAUNTED Confirmed For Sweden's POPSTAD 2003

Swedish high-energy thrashers THE HAUNTED have been confirmed to appear at the Popstad 2003 festival, set to be held on Feb. 8 in Växjö, Sweden. THE HAUNTED will be one of the very few metal bands to play this festival, which is "generally aimed at displaying the most successful bands in Sweden at the moment," ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Speaks Out On Delayed RAMONES Tribute Album

ROB ZOMBIE says that assembling a such a quality line-up for the RAMONES tribute album, "We're A Happy Family", was very time-consuming. The album is due Feb. 11, but the release date has changed several times. Zombie worked with RAMONES guitarist Johnny Ramone as co-producer of the project. He was asked if he was surprised ...

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