FEAR FACTORY To Sign New Record Deal, Album Due In Early 2004

The reformed FEAR FACTORY — now consisting of Christian Olde Wolbers (guitar/bass), Raymond Herrera (drums), and Burton C. Bell (vocals) — are strongly rumored to be on the verge of signing a new record deal with the Los Angeles-based D3 Entertainment (INSANE CLOWN POSSE, OL' DIRTY BASTARD, and MACK 10 offshoot group DA HOOD), BLABBERMOUTH.NET ...

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BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION: Demo Tracks Available For Download!

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION, the new band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, L.A. GUNS guitarist Tracii Guns, vocalist London LeGrand, and drummer Scot Coogan (ex-PAUL GILBERT, ONI LOGAN/ROWAN ROBERTSON, SINÉAD O'CONNOR), have posted nine demo tracks in MP3 format at their official web site. Says Guns, "Instead of trying to sell the demos, ...

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VELVET REVOLVER: Label Bidding War 'Out Of Control'

Label bidding for VELVET REVOLVER, the new band featuring GUNS N' ROSES alumni Slash, Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum, David Kushner of SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and former STONE TEMPLE PILOTS frontman Scott Weiland, is reportedly "out of control," according to Hits Daily Double, the companion web site of music industry tip sheet HITS. The group, who ...

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SUMMER SANITARIUM TOUR 2003: More Attendance Figures Released

The following are some of the latest attendance figures for Summer Sanitarium Tour 2003, featuring METALLICA, LINKIN PARK, LIMP BIZKIT, DEFTONES and MUDVAYNE, as reported by Billboard magazine: Venue: Giants Stadium City/State: East Rutherford, N.J. Event Dates: July 8, 2003 Gross Sales: $3,500,780 Attendance/Capacity: 51,934 / 56,600 Shows / Sellouts: 1 / 0 Prices: $85, ...

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FATES WARNING Cancel Dates

FATES WARNING have been forced to cancel their appearances with DREAM THEATER and QUEENSRŸCHE in Spokane, Washington Wednesday night (July 30) and Boise, Idaho Thursday (July 31). "We are all bummed to announce this (especially as I was to be playing their set with them tonight in Spokane), but it is a situation out of ...

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BESEECH Name New CD

Swedish "gothic metal" act BESEECH have set "Drama" as the title for their fourth full-length album, tentatively due in early 2004 through Napalm Records. BESEECH have spent the past few weeks at Studio Mega recording the follow-up to 2002's "Souls Highway", the group's first effort since the departure of longtime guitarist Klas Bohlin. According to ...

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MY RUIN: New Song Available For Download

A brand new MY RUIN track, titled "Made To Measure", has been posted online in MP3 format at this location. "Made To Measure" comes off the group's forthcoming EP, "The Shape of Things to Come", due next month through Century Media Records. MY RUIN's new full-length album, "The Horror Of Beauty", is slated ...

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DEFTONES To Film 'Hexagram' Video In Los Angeles

DEFTONES will be shooting a video for their new single, "Hexagram", on August 8 in Los Angeles with director Darren Doane (POISON THE WELL, EVERY TIME I DIE). The band, who are currently touring with METALLICA, LINKIN PARK and LIMP BIZKIT as part of the Summer Sanitarium Tour, are looking for all local DEFTONES fans ...

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