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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SLIPKNOT's JOEY JORDISON: New Stuff Is "Pretty Fucking Brutal"

SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison recently spoke to Rolling Stone magazine about the group's forthcoming third full-length album, which the band will begin work on early next year for a late 2003 release through Roadrunner Records. According to Jordinson, SLIPKNOT have amassed material left over from the Iowa sessions as well as a host of new ...

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SINNER: "There Will Be Execution" Details Revealed

The current incarnation of the long-running German act SINNERMat Sinner (vocals/bass, also in PRIMAL FEAR), Frank Rössler (keyboards), Fritz Randow (drums, ex-SAXON), Henny Wolter (guitar), and Tom Naumann (guitar)—have completed work on their new album, entitled There Will Be Execution, for a January 13th, 2003 release through Nuclear Blast Records. Recorded at House of Music ...

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STEREOMUD Finish Recording Sophomore CD

STEREOMUD have finished the recording process for their sophomore effort at a Los Angeles studio with producer John Travis (i.e. KID ROCK, BUCKCHERRY) and are currently at home taking a break before starting to mix the album for a late 2002 release through Loud/Columbia Records. Among the cuts set to appear on the as-yet-untitled effort ...

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ANDREW W.K.: SHARON OSBOURNE Is "Monolith Of Strength"

ANDREW W.K. recently commented on what it has been like on Ozzfest this year knowing that the tour's mastermind, Sharon Osbourne, is battling cancer. "Well I know everybody was freaked out about that. It was... I'm blown away by... She was running this thing from the hospital at times. I think everybody's really pulled together ...

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