LAMB OF GOD Book Studio Time, Spring Release Expected

LAMB OF GOD are set to enter the studio on November 16th to begin recording the follow-up to their acclaimed New American Gospel CD for an April 2003 release through Prosthetic Records. The band will co-produce the album with Devin Townsend (i.e. STRAPPING YOUNG LAD) over a 3-5 week period at two separate Richmond, Virginia ...

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TOOL Tour "Going Smoothly...For The Most Part"

A dozen shows into the group's current North American tour, TOOL have already come across several obstacles, including technical problems, an injury, and at least one protest against the group. Still, "the current tour is continuing smoothly for the most part," as a message on the band's official website reads. The post further explains: "Apart ...

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PUSHED Record New Material, Plan West Coast Tour

Southern California's PUSHED, featuring former TESTAMENT/SLAYER drummer Jon Dette and ex-TESTAMENT bassist Greg Christian, are in the process of recording three new songs at Global Artists studios (formerly Goldentrack studios) in Escondido, California for an upcoming EP release, which will also include a remixed version of the track "Surface" from the band's last two-song demo. ...

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SOLEFALD Hard At Work On "In Harmonia Universali"

Norway's SOLEFALD have completed the recordings for their fourth full-length album, entitled In Harmonia Universali, and are due to begin mixing the effort at Top Room studio (i.e. BORKNAGAR, KHOLD) for a late 2002/early 2003 release through Century Media Records. Among the cuts set to appear on the follow-up to last year's acclaimed Pills Against ...

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TOOL, PRIMUS Members Pay Tribute To YES

TOOL drummer Danny Carey and PRIMUS bassist Les Claypool both acknowledge being influenced by the classic rock band YES. In the booklet included in the boxed set In A Word: Yes, which came out on Tuesday, July 30th, Carey and Claypool comment on the band's influence. "There were two bands I consider my most important ...

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REVEREND, HEIR APPARENT To Play Seattle's MONDAY METAL MADNESS

REVEREND, featuring former METAL CHURCH/current WAYNE frontman David Wayne, and BYFIST guitarists Davey Lee and Notch Vara, will be performing at Seattle Metal Online's Monday Metal Madness on August 12th at the Central Saloon in Seattle. Also set to appear at the show are HEIR APPARENT and KILLING FAITH. For more information, visit

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