SLIPKNOT Drummer: 'We've Grown Up A Lot'

MTV.com has posted a lengthy interview with producer Rick Rubin and SLIPKNOT members Corey Taylor (vocals) and Joey Jordison (drums) about the making of SLIPKNOT's much-anticipated third full-length album, "Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)", due on May 25 through Roadrunner Records. What follows are several excerpts from that interview: On his approach to producing SLIPKNOT: ...

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RAMMSTEIN: New Single Delayed

German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN have pushed back the release date of their new single, entitled "Mein Teil", to June 21 — one week later than the previously announced June 14 date. "Mein Teil" comes off the group's long-awaited follow-up to 2001's "Mutter", tentatively due this summer. As previously reported, the recording sessions for the new ...

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TESTAMENT: Another 'Bootleg' Video Available

San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT are currently offering another live "bootleg" video for sale in the "Merch" section of the group's official web site. "Testament - Live in Osaka Japan 1999" was filmed in Osaka, Japan during the "Riding The Snake Tour" in 1999 and includes pre-show backstage footage. "Testament - Live in Osaka ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN To Begin Recording This Summer

SYSTEM OF A DOWN are finishing up pre-production for their next album and will begin recording in early summer, according to Billboard.com. The as-yet-untitled set is expected later this year through American/Columbia Records and will be the follow-up to 2001's "Toxicity", which has sold nearly 3.3 million copies in the United States, according to Nielsen ...

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GWAR, FU MANCHU Sign With DRT ENTERTAINMENT

GWAR and FU MANCHU have both inked deals with DRT Entertainment, the independent label founded last year by senior music industry executives Derek Shulman, Ron Urban and Ted Green. GWAR's forthcoming follow-up to 2001's "Violence Has Arrived" will mark the group's first release since leaving Metal Blade Records, who have issued all of the band's ...

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LOST HORIZON: Guitarist WOJTEK LISICKI Rejoins The Fold

Guitarist Wojtek Lisicki (a.k.a. Transcendental Protagonist) has rejoined Sweden's LOST HORIZON. This was confirmed by the band's promoter, M-Production, in a phone call to Sweden Rock magazine late Monday night (May 10). No further information was given, but according to the promoter, an official statement containing more details will be posted on the ...

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CYST: New Song Available For Download

South Florida thrashers CYST have posted a new song for download on their site, www.cystband.com. The track, entitled "Exposure", is set to appear on the band's as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2002's "Concussion Symphony", tentatively due later this year through Hook n Mouth Records. Download the song here. In other news, CYST — ...

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DIO: New Album Title Revealed

DIO have set "Master of the Moon" as the title of their new album, according to www.gryphonmetal.ch. The follow-up to 2002's "Killing the Dragon" is currently being recorded at a Los Angeles studio for a tentative July release through Sanctuary Records in the U.S. and SPV in Europe. The U.S. tour is expected ...

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