MTV: EDDIE VAN HALEN Tried Out For LIMP BIZKIT

Legendary axeman Eddie Van Halen was one of 11 guitarists that auditioned for LIMP BIZKIT during their lengthy search for a replacement for Wes Borland earlier this year, according to a MTV.com news feature on the making of BIZKIT's new album, "Results May Vary". Not being 100% satisfied with any of the candidates, ...

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SOULFLY: The Tribe Goes Bust

SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera has officially parted ways with the rest of his band — bassist Marcello D. Rapp, drummer Roy Mayorga, and guitarist Mike Doling. According to informed sources, the mass exodus was prompted by the firing of Rapp by Max and SOULFLY manager Gloria Cavalera (Max's wife), which in turn led Mayorga and ...

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WAR & PEACE: New Music Posted Online

Former DOKKEN bassist Jeff Pilson has posted three songs from the forthcoming WAR & PEACE CD, titled "The Walls Have Eyes", at this location. The complete track listing for the album is as follows: 01. Calling 02. Reflections 03. No One Is Listening 04. Rock And Roll Breakdown 05. The Walls Have Eyes ...

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TED NUGENT To Speak Out Against Drug Use In Arkansas

Ted Nugent will speak out against alcohol and other drugs in Russellville, Arkansas during a regional planning meeting aimed at addressing the methamphetamine problem in a 10-county area, according to The Courier. The meeting will be held Sept. 29 at Tucker Coliseum at Arkansas Tech University. The event is being hosted by the prosecuting attorneys ...

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EDENBRIDGE Confirmed For England's BLOODSTOCK FESTIVAL

Austrian "angelic bombast metal" act EDENBRIDGE have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Bloodstock Festival, set to take place September 3-4, 2004 at The Assembly Rooms in Derby, England. EDENBRIDGE's third album, "Aphelion", was released in January through Germany's Massacre Records. The CD, which was recorded at House of Audio studio in Karlsdorf, ...

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ROSTOK VAMPIRES: Demo Tracks Available For Download

Reunited '90s German punk/thrash outfit ROSTOK VAMPIRES, one of the first acts to get signed to then-freshly-launched Nuclear Blast Records, have made their new four-song demo, titled "In The Pitch", available for download. Check it out: 01. Going Underground (mp3, 2.75 MB) 02. Misery (mp3, 3.21 MB) 03. Shoot Dead (

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SHARON OSBOURNE: Why OZZY Struck Out

Sharon Osbourne defended husband Ozzy for mangling "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" Aug. 17 at Wrigley Field, telling Barbara Walters on ABC's "20/20" last week that the former BLACK SABBATH singer simply didn't know the words. "First of all, Ozzy has never watched a sports game in his life. He didn't ...

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SLIPKNOT's 'Welcome To Our Neighborhood' To Be Released On DVD

SLIPKNOT's "Welcome To Our Neighborhood" home video will receive a DVD release on November 18 through Roadrunner. The disc will contain all the original content plus about seven minutes of special additional concert footage of the track "Scissors", filmed during the band's appearance at Ozzfest 1999. Additional behind-the-scenes material will be included as well. SLIPKNOT ...

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