LIZZY BORDEN's Guitar Search Continues

LIZZY BORDEN have commenced the recording process for their eighth album, tentatively due in early 2004 through Metal Blade Records. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2000's critically acclaimed "Deal with the Devil" will reportedly be "a straight-ahead, balls-out high-energy hard rock album." The band, who parted ways with guitarist Alex Nelson earlier in the year, are ...

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MASTODON Announce U.S. Tour With CLUTCH

Relapse Records recording artists MASTODON have announced their fourth U.S. tour in support of their latest album, "Remission". MASTODON will team up with CLUTCH for two-week span beginning August 29 in Asbury Park, New Jersey. The tour is scheduled to conclude September 14 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with additional dates pending. MASTODON, fresh off their ...

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SKINLAB Postpone Hiatus To Play West Coast Dates

San Francisco Bay Area metallers SKINLAB, who recently announced plans to take a lengthy hiatus, have decided to honor their previously announced West Coast touring commitments taking place in late August. Filling in for guitarist Glen Telford at the upcoming shows will be his predecessor, Scott Sargent. "It's been awhile since we jammed with Scott, ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Guitarist Says Tour With DREAM THEATER Is 'Kicking Ass'

QUEENSRŸCHE's current tour finds them co-headlining with math-metal cult band DREAM THEATER — a smart consolidation of two bands with similar leanings. "Our music styles complement each other really well," QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton told James Bush of Seattle Weekly. "I know a lot of tours have been suffering, but this one is really kicking ...

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NY Post: SHARON OSBOURNE SHOW's Birth Trauma

The following item was published in today's edition of the New York Post: Sharon Osbourne, mother of three — not counting infantile husband Ozzy — is experiencing labor pains with the birth of her talk show, set to launch Sept. 15 on Ch. 11. "We're six weeks from debuting and we really don't have a ...

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KID ROCK Bends Over Backwards To Accommodate PAMELA

Jeannette Walls of MSNBC.com reports that Kid Rock's relationship with Pamela Anderson is in trouble because Pam has had second thoughts about being willing to live in Detroit. "For a while, Pam thought she was willing to move to Detroit and be a low-key housewife, but she's not so sure anymore," a source revealed. "She ...

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DEAD KENNEDYS Announce 25th Anniversary Show In Los Angeles

Seminal punk rock band DEAD KENNEDYS announced Tuesday (July 29) that they will celebrate their 25th Anniversary with a show at the Key Club in Los Angeles on Tuesday, August 19, 2003. Opening for DEAD KENNEDYS will be punk legends DR. KNOW. To further celebrate a quarter century as a band, DEAD KENNEDYS will take ...

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KID ROCK Putting The Finishing Touches On New Album

Atlantic recording artist KID ROCK is putting the final touches on his forthcoming new studio album, due out this fall. The Detroit rocker has finished recording the songs for the album at his Allen Roadhouse Recording Studio and is currently mixing in Los Angeles. Rock, who is producing the as-yet-untitled set, will support the new ...

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ROB ZOMBIE To Release First-Ever Career Retrospective

ROB ZOMBIE will release his first-ever career retrospective, titled "Past, Present & Future", on September 23 through Geffen Records. The two-disc set brings together a CD of 19 digitally remastered selections — including two new recordings — and a DVD of 10 music videos, including three previously unreleased. Produced by Zombie, who designed the 36-page ...

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