HAMMERFALL To Film Hometown Gig For Upcoming DVD

HAMMERFALL will film a live DVD during their hometown show in Göteborg, Sweden on Feb. 20. The group, who are currently touring Europe with MASTERPLAN and NOSTRADAMEUS, will be presented at the gig with Swedish gold albums for sales in excess of 30,000 copies of their new album, "Crimson Thunder". ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: Duet With PAT BOONE On The Way?

OZZY OSBOURNE's former neighbor Pat Boone is hoping to record a duet with the BLACK SABBATH singer for an upcoming CD. "[Ozzy] and Sharon both enthusiastically said yes, so there may be an Osbourne-Boone duet in the offing, I hope," Boone announced backstage at the American Music Awards Monday night (Jan. 13). As to which ...

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Former MÖTLEY CRÜE Drummer Back In Court

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee lost his bid Tuesday to add someone else to the lawsuit blaming him for the death of a 4-year-old boy who drowned in his pool. Attorney Philip D. Weiss, representing Lee in the lawsuit filed by the parents of Daniel Karven-Veres, said Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Richard Neidorf's ...

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LINKIN PARK Select First Single From Upcoming CD

LINKIN PARK have set "Somewhere I Belong" as the first single from their forthcoming album, "Meteora", due on March 25 through Warner Bros. Records. As previously reported, the album's release will coincide with a short European trek, to be followed by the 2003 installment of the group's Projekt Revolution U.S. tour. Exact dates and venues ...

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WILL HAVEN: Official Statement On Split

WILL HAVEN have issued an official statement regarding their decision to disband following their final show together at the Capital Garage in Sacramento, California on Friday, Jan. 24. The statement reads as follows: "As most of you may already know, WILL HAVEN will be playing its final show on the 24th of January in Sacramento. ...

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SLIPKNOT Singer: Things Are 'Busy' In TAYLOR Household

Just because he's currently at home in Des Moines, Iowa doesn't mean that STONE SOUR/SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor can relax. "I'm basically playing triple duty right now because I'm writing with SLIPKNOT for possible material for the next album, I'm gearing up for a European-Japanese-Australian tour that starts in February with STONE SOUR, and I'm ...

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SAMAEL Join Forces With WORLD MANAGEMENT

Switzerland's SAMAEL have been officially added to the World Management roster (MORBID ANGEL, NILE, UNLEASHED). The band will shortly embark on a European tour with CATHEDRAL and WITHOUT FACE in support of their live album on Century Media Records. Look for the group to announce American tour dates in the spring of 2003. ...

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MARDUK Ink Licensing Agreements For New CD

Sweden's MARDUK have signed licensing agreements with The End Records in the U.S., CD Maximum in Russia, and Hellion Records in South America for the release of their new album, "World Funeral". "World Funeral" is due in Europe on Feb. 24 through the group's own Blooddawn Productions. A limited-edition CD single/7" EP containing one track ...

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EVERGREY Bassist Involved In Accident

EVERGREY bassist Michael Hakansson was in an tram accident in his home town of Gothenburg, Sweden on Friday, Jan. 10 and had to spend the night in the hospital. 39 people were injured when two trams were involved in a head-on collision. The collision was so powerful that both drivers became pinned in the wreckage. ...

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