BLACK CROWES Frontman Returns To Action With "New Earth Mud"

BLACK CROWES frontman Chris Robinson will issue his solo debut, entitled New Earth Mud, on October 22nd via Best Buy's Redline Entertainment label. Like the singer's recent live shows, New Earth Mud finds Robinson primarily assisted by producer Paul Stacey, who also plays guitars, drums, and keyboards throughout the 12-track set. BIG SUGAR members Gordie ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Sign New Record Deal

After six months of negotiations, Finland's CHILDREN OF BODOM have officially inked a new deal with Spinefarm/Universal Records. The group's new single, "You're Better Off Dead", is currently set for a September 16th release. Also included on the CD will be the group's cover of THE RAMONES classic "Somebody Put Something In My Drink". As ...

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DUST TO DUST Scrap EP Plans, Prepare To Record Full-Length

New York's DUST TO DUST have scrapped plans to release a five-song EP and have decided to release a full-length album sometime in the late fall or winter. Like the scrapped EP, the full-length will also be entitled Sick and will feature "10 blistering new tracks," according to a message posted on the band's official ...

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ENDO Revise Track Listing For Upcoming CD

Miami, Florida's ENDO have revised the projected track listing for their second album, which is currently being recorded in Los Angeles with producer David Schiffman (i.e. RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, NIN) for a late 2002/early 2003 release through DV8/Columbia Records. The as-yet-untitled album will tentatively contain the ...

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THE 69 EYES Announce Additional European Dates

Finland's THE 69 EYES have announced additional European dates during the fall. Confirmed shows so far are as follows: Aug. 29 - Wiesen, AUT @ Two Days A Week Aug. 31 – Helsinki, FIN @ Nosturi Sep. 13 – Pori, FIN @ Hotelli Vaakuna Oct. 11 – Hamburg, GER @ Schlachthof Oct. 12 - Köln, ...

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GAMMA RAY Set Tentative Release Date For Live CD

GAMMA RAY are tentatively due to issue a live album, entitled The Skeletons In the Closet, in March 2003 via Metal-Is/Sanctuary Records. According to the band's official web site, due to an overwhelming response to a call for the fans to pick the band's set list for their upcoming tour (during which the aforementioned release ...

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LOCKUP To Play UK Shows, Record New Material

LOCKUP, featuring NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury, NAPALM DEATH guitarist Jesse Pintado, former AT THE GATES/THE CROWN frontman Tomas Lindberg, and DIMMU BORGIR drummer Nick Barker, are tentatively scheduled to perform a one-off show in London in October. Plans also exist for the group to play a couple of shows in Ireland and a Scottish ...

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GODSMACK's SULLY ERNA Speaks Out On Drummer Switch

GODSMACK are currently in Miami, Florida completing work on the material for their as-yet-untitled third album, which they hope to begin recording by October 1st for a February/March 2003 release through Republic/Universal Records. "We took a lot of time to ourselves before we even started writing again because we were sooo burnt out from touring ...

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D.R.I. To Tour North America In The Fall

Veteran crossover act D.R.I. will kick off a North American tour on October 29th in Fresno, California and will wrap it up it in Sacramento, California on November 24th. Support at all dates will come from Milwaukee's NEW SOCIETY OF ANARCHISTS. ...

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