THE REVOLUTION SMILE's LOPEZ: Why We Signed With FRED DURST's Label

THE REVOLUTION SMILE singer/guitarist Shaun Lopez, formerly of post-hardcore band FAR, recently spoke to MTV.com about the band's decision to sign with LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst's Flawless Records after turning down an invitation to audition for the vacant guitarist slot in LIMP BIZKIT. "They must have wondered why I didn't jump at an opportunity ...

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GODSMACK: 'Faceless' Track Listing Unveiled

GODSMACK have set the tentative track listing for their third album, "Faceless", due on April 8 through Republic/Universal Records. The follow-up to 2000's "Awake" will contain the following cuts: 01. Straight Out Of Line 02. Faceless 03. Changes 04. Make Me Believe 05. I Stand Alone 06. Realign 07. I Fucking Hate You 08. Releasing ...

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METALLICA To Tour With LINKIN PARK, LIMP BIZKIT

METALLICA will team up with LINKIN PARK and LIMP BIZKIT for a U.S. stadium tour this summer, according to LINKIN PARK DJ Joe Hahn. "Once we hit the summer we're going to do a stadium tour with METALLICA and LIMP BIZKIT," Hahn told Launch. "We're excited about [doing] all those [different kinds of] shows because ...

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RUSH Collection To Come With Bonus DVD

RUSH's forthcoming retrospective collection, "The Spirit of Radio — Greatest Hits (1974-1987)" , will come with a bonus DVD, featuring videos for "Closer to the Heart", "Tom Sawyer", "Subdivisions", "The Big Money", and "Mystic Rhythms", the latter of which is not included on the accompanying CD. The DVD will also sport complete lyrics to each ...

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ARTISAN Announce New Drummer, Complete Work On Demo

California-based ARTISAN, the band featuring ex-DESTINY'S END guitarist Perry Grayson, have been joined by former COLD MOON drummer Justin Bouchee. ARTISAN's previous drummer Matt Conley left the band on good terms in November. The group are currently mixing their four-song demo, and they hope to have it out in spring. For more information on ARTISAN, ...

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HALFORD Add Second New York Date!

HALFORD have added a second New York date to their upcoming touring schedule. Having already sold out their Feb. 28 show at L'Amour in Brooklyn, HALFORD have booked another concert at the same venue on Saturday, Mar. 1. Tickets for the Saturday gig will go on sale on Monday, Feb. 3 at 9:00 a.m. For ...

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METALLICA: U.S. Stadium Tour In The Works?

METALLICA are rumored to be in the process of putting together another stadium package similar to 2000's Summer Sanitarium tour, according to Billboard. METALLICA last toured in 2000, taking in $40.5 million from only 20 shows, about a dozen of which were Summer Sanitarium dates featuring KID ROCK, KORN, and others. As previously reported, the ...

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SEPULTURA: 'Bullet The Blue Sky' Video Posted Online

SEPULTURA's video for their rendition of U2's "Bullet The Blue Sky" has been posted online at this location. "Bullet The Blue Sky" comes off the group's covers-only EP, titled "Revolusongs", which was released through FNM/Universal Records in Brazil in early December. "Revolusongs" is tentatively scheduled to receive a European release through SPV/Steamhammer in ...

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SOULFLY: Helsinki Photos Posted Online

A bunch of high-quality photos of SOULFLY performing live at Tavastia in Helsinki, Finland last night (Jan. 30) have been posted online at this location. The group's complete set list for last night's performance was as follows: 01. Downstroy 02. Seek 'N' Strike 03. Spit (SEPULTURA) 04. Jumpdaduckup / Bring It 05. Brasil ...

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HALFORD Gets Work Visa, Makes Last-Minute Flight To U.S.

According to Rob Halford's personal manager, John Baxter, Rob has finally received the required paperwork needed in order to enable him to re-enter the country from his native U.K. "Well, the news we've been waiting for has arrived," Baxter wrote on the band's official message board. "Rob was issued his visa 20 minutes prior to ...

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