DEAD KENNEDYS To Embark On U.K. Tour

The DEAD KENNEDYS will embark on a U.K. tour later this month. The nine-date trek will begin March 25 and coincides with the release of an archival DEAD KENNEDYS live recording from San Francisco in 1979 entitled "Live From The Deaf Club". The CD will be available in the U.S. on Manifesto Records March 9 ...

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TOMMY LEE, NAOMI CAMPBELL An Item?

The New York Post is reporting that supermodel Naomi Campbell, who was linked to Sean Lennon last month, hooked up with former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee last weekend at the Winter Music Conference in Miami. "They were all over each other at a party at the Delano," the Post's spies said. Campbell and Lee ...

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TESTAMENT To Offer Live 'Bootleg' Videos

San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT are offering live "bootleg" videos for sale in the "Merch" section of the group's official web site. "These are in very limited quantities and will feature the band in different eras," according to a post on the site. "There will be just one pressing of each tape, so get ...

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SLAYER Enter Recording Studio, Line Up TV Appearances

SLAYER have entered the studio to begin recording their first album with the original lineup since 1990's "Seasons In the Abyss". A late 2004 release through American Recordings is expected. As previously reported, SLAYER have been named "Best Band" in Revolver magazine's 2004 Readers' Poll, and will be featured on the cover of the issue ...

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ORPHANED LAND Host Hometown CD Release Party

Israeli prog-metallers ORPHANED LAND recently hosted a hometown CD release party for their new album, "Mabool" (due in the U.S. on April 6 through Century Media Records). Vocalist Kobi Farhi checked in with the following update: "Hello to all our ORPHANED brothers and sisters, we had the launch party release of 'Mabool' two days ago ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, IN FLAMES To Team Up For Co-Headlining Tour

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and IN FLAMES will be teaming up for a co-headlining North American tour beginning on May 3 in the Midwest. The month-long run will tentatively wrap up on June 4 on the East Coast. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. In other KILLSWITCH ENGAGE-related news, the group recently became the first ...

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SLIPKNOT Reveal New Album Title

SLIPKNOT have set "Vol. 3: The Subliminal Verses" as the title of their long-awaited follow-up to 2001's "Iowa", due on May 25 through Roadrunner Records. The first track released will be "Pulse of the Maggots", which will be made available for download on the group's web site on March 30. "It's got the feel of ...

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LAKE OF TEARS Complete Basic Tracks For 'Black Brick Road'

Sweden's LAKE OF TEARS are currently at Studio Mega recording the follow-up to 2002's "The Neonai", entitled "Black Brick Road". So far "all the drums, bass and most of the rhythm guitars" have been recorded, reads a posting on the band's web site. "The basic vocals on five tracks is also finished, as [are] the ...

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Tribute To RUNNING WILD Coming This Fall

RUNNING WILD's webmaster has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "After more than two years of hard work and promotion, collecting cover songs from lots of ambitious bands and your true and loyal support we are proud to be able to announce that the first 'Tribute To Running Wild' album ever ...

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