FILTER Frontman Relocates, Begins Work On New Music

FILTER frontman Richard Patrick has posted the following update via the group's official web site: "Hello, everybody. It's Richard talking to you from my new home in the beautiful mountains of southern California. I have set up my new studio out here, and I'm working on plenty of new music. The studio is now called ...

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H.I.M. Complete Work On New CD, Upcoming Video

Finland's H.I.M. have completed work on their new album, tentatively titled "Love Metal", for an April release through Supersonic/G.U.N. Records. "The band got back from L.A. on Friday night [Dec. 20]," reads a message on the group's official web site. "Tim Palmer's mixes sound great. There are totally 11 tracks on the album with almost ...

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SAXON Frontman Slams Former Members Over Name Lawsuit

SAXON frontman Biff Byford has addressed the ongoing legal battle over the band's name with fellow original members Graham Oliver and Steve Dawson via a lengthy statement posted on the group's official web site. The statement reads as follows: "Hi, I hope everyone is well! "I have been reading the message board with interest just ...

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BLIND GUARDIAN To Begin Work On Live Album

BLIND GUARDIAN guitarist Marcus Siepen has posted the following message via the group's official web site: "We just finished our World Tour 2002 which you guys made the biggest and most successful tour in our history, thanks a lot! Next on the list are the upcoming festival season in 2003, which is about to start ...

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EYEHATEGOD Seek New Label Home

New Orleans sludge kings EYEHATEGOD are currently on the lookout for a new label following a split with Century Media Records. "In the southern regional front, the band most responsible for causing inner ear infection stocks to soar, EYEHATEGOD, are finally seriously shopping for a new label deal," EYEHATEGOD frontman Mike Williams told Terrorizer. "After ...

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EDGUY Set Release Date For Live Album

German melodic metallers EDGUY are in the studio mixing their first-ever live album for a tentative April 2003 release through AFM Records. "The [CD] booklet will be jam-packed with fun photos that the guys took on their journey across the world during the 'Mandrake' tour," according to the band's official web site. ...

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SCALPLOCK Battle Censorship, Announce Release Date

U.K. grind merchants SCALPLOCK will finally release their third album, "Spread The Germs Over The Human Worms", on Feb. 3. 2003. The new release date comes after no less then eight pressing plants refused to handle the album due to the political content of the lyrics and artwork. Since then, the band's label, Cacophonous Records, ...

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GODFLESH Tribute CD In The Works

A GODFLESH tribute CD is currently in the works, according to the unofficial GODFLESH page Crumbling Flesh (www.godflesh.com). The set will be composed of two CDRs, but the cover and booklet will be pro pressed. Among the artists set to appear on the tribute are the following 01. BEHOLD! THE LIVING CORPSE – "Go Spread ...

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PURE SWEET HELL To Record Debut

PURE SWEET HELL, the side project of NEVERMORE drummer Van Williams, will enter the studio in early 2003 to record their debut full-length album for a spring release through an as-yet-undisclosed label. Original vocalist Jim "Ravenfeeder" Colson will make a guest appearance on three songs along with Van. A couple of other guest musicians are ...

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Former STABBING WESTWARD Drummer To Perform With PRICK

Former STABBING WESTWARD drummer Andy Kubiszewski will be sitting behind the kit on some of the tour dates on the upcoming PRICK tour. So far, only one gig has been announced: Dec. 27 at The Odeon in Cleveland, Ohio. More shows will be announced soon. Kubiszewski is no stranger to the PRICK camp, having previously ...

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