THE DEFACED Set Album Title, Commence Recording Process

Sweden's THE DEFACED, featuring DARKANE guitarist Klas Ideberg and SOILWORK drummer Henry Ranta, have set Karma In Black as the title of their forthcoming sophomore effort, which is currently being produced by Ideberg and Rickard Larsson at Queenstreet Recording studios. 11 songs will be recorded for the CD, including a bonus track for the Japanese ...

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NO ONE Prepare To Record Sophomore CD

Chicago's NO ONE are continuing to demo new material with producer Johnny K. prior to the recording of the band's second album, due in early 2003. The group's final show before entering the studio to track the new CD will take place on Sunday, September 29th at Oasis 160 in Chicago Heights, Illinois. Also appearing ...

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SPINESHANK: Update From Drummer TOMMY DECKER

SPINESHANK drummer Tommy Decker recently posted the following update on the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band's forthcoming third full-length album, entitled Violent Mood Swings: "I know its been an EXTREMELY long time since we posted on the status of the new album, and I would like to apologize for keeping you all ...

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ALL BORO KINGS Land On German Alternative Charts

ALL BORO KINGS, the new project consisting of Dave Neabore (DOG EAT DOG, bass/vocals), Dan Nastasi (ex-DOG EAT DOG/MUCKY PUP, guitar/vocals), Sean Kilkenny (DOG EAT DOG, guitar/vocals) and drummer John Milnes (ex-TRACY BONHAM/THE BLOODHOUND GANG), landed at position #16 on the German Alternative Single chart with "Blowin' Smoke" and #14 on the German Alternative Album ...

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SOULDIVIDER To Issue "Supersound City" In Late August/Early September

Sweden's SOULDIVIDER will issue their new full-length album, entitled Supersound City, in late August/early September through 12th Planet Music. The album was recorded at HairyBones studio in Karlstad, Sweden and was mastered in Toronto By Nick Blagona and Eric Kuthe. SOULDIVIDER will hold a release party at Metal Club in Karlstad, Sweden on September 6th. ...

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DOPE Guitarist Quits To Join MURDERDOLLS

Guitarist Acey Slade is strongly rumored to have left DOPE in order to officially replace Tripp Eisen (STATIC-X) in MURDERDOLLS. Despite the fact that Eisen's official statement announcing his non-participation in the MURDERDOLLS' current US tour gave no indication that he was permanently leaving the band, Slade allegedly told several people attending MURDERDOLLS' performance at ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE To Return To OZZFEST 2002 Sooner Than Expected

OZZY OSBOURNE will return to his post as the headliner of Ozzfest 2002 sooner than expected, according to MTV.com. Ozzy will resume his headlining slot on August 7th in Clarkston, Michigan, an Osbournes spokesperson has told MTV. The new restart date means Osbourne will only miss two dates of the tour: August 3rd in Columbus, ...

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