GLUECIFER To Issue New EP

Norwegian rock'n'rollers GLUECIFER will release a new EP, entitled Reversed EP, on September 2nd through Sony Records in Norway and Sweden. A four-tracker, the CD will include the song "Reversed" (from the band's most recent album, Basement Apes), and three other songs—one a live "surprise" and two previously-unreleased studio tracks. ...

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INCANTATION Cancel Indiana Date

INCANTATION will NOT be performing at tonight's Indianapolis, Indiana date of the Summer Blasphemy tour and will be rejoining the trek on Wednesday, August 7th at the I-Rock in Detroit, Michigan. As reported earlier today, INCANTATION were forced to cancel their appearances in Lima, Ohio on August 4th, St. Louis, Missouri on August 5th and ...

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TRENT REZNOR Breaks Silence On TAPEWORM Project

TAPEWORM, the much-anticipated side project of NINE INCH NAILS frontman Trent Reznor and TOOL/A PERFECT CIRCLE singer Maynard James Keenan, are completing work on an album's worth of material "that started as one idea and have mutated and grown into another altogether," Reznor said in a statement issued to MTV News. "Musically, the results are ...

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ROB HALFORD Suffering From Exhaustion, Takes Time Off To Recover

Former JUDAS PRIEST and current HALFORD frontman Rob Halford is suffering from exhaustion and has asked for time off to recharge his batteries, according to a posting by Rob's longtime personal manager John Baxter on HALFORD's official web site. Says Baxter: "After recently crisscrossing the planet twice within a three-month period, conducting promotional interviews, in-store ...

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SLAYER, (HED)P.E. Management Company To Be Sold?

Rick Sales is rumored to be selling his management company—which represents the likes of SLAYER, (HED)P.E. and SYSTEMATIC, among others—to Sanctuary Management (i.e. IRON MAIDEN, GUNS N' ROSES) for an undisclosed sum, according to Hits Daily Double. No further information is available at this time. ...

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LAVABONE Complete New Demo

San Francisco Bay Area's LAVABONE, featuring former PRIMER 55 drummer Kevin Jackson, have completed work on a new demo with producer/engineer Dave Dominguez (i.e. ADEMA, PAPA ROACH, STAIND). For full-length MP3 downloads of the tracks "Here I Am", "Sometimes", and "Broken Soul", visit the band's official web site at this location. In other ...

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BOB DAISLEY Explains Merits Of OSBOURNES Lawsuit

Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne are scheduled to go to trial in Los Angeles on February 18th, 2003 in their long-running dispute with former bandmembers Bob Daisley and Lee Kerslake. Bassist Daisley and drummer Kerslake, who recorded 1980's Blizzard Of Ozz and 1981's Diary Of A Madman, have been suing the Osbournes for 20 years regarding ...

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MESHUGGAH Showcase "Ballsier" Sound On "Nothing"

MESHUGGAH guitarist Mårten Hagström recently spoke to MTV.com about the band's decision to create a "ballsier" sound with their latest effort, Nothing, in the stores today through Nuclear Blast Records. "We started playing eight-string guitars (instead of the usual six). It allowed us to go lower sonically and attain bass sounds on guitars," the guitarist ...

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DISTURBED Clip Too "Disturbing" For Video Outlets

DISTURBED's clip for the track "Prayer", which was directed by the Brothers Strause last month, has reportedly been refused by certain video outlets, who have deemed the scenes in the video—including those depicting collapsing construction sites, car crashes and a cataclysmic earthquake—as too reminiscent of those of last September 11th, according to MTV.com. As a ...

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