LINKIN PARK To Tour With JURASSIC 5, MUDVAYNE

LINKIN PARK have tapped JURASSIC 5 and MUDVAYNE to support them on the 2003 installment of the group's Projekt Revolution U.S. tour. The trek, which is set to kick off in April, will include other, as-yet-undetermined opening acts. Exact dates and venues will be announced shortly. This is the second year LINKIN PARK have gone ...

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LAMB OF GOD Prepare To Master New CD

LAMB OF GOD will master their new album, "As The Palaces Burn", next week at Marcessun Studios in Los Angeles for a May 6 release through Prosthetic Records. The much-anticipated follow-up to 2000's "New American Gospel" was recorded at Richmond, Virginia's Montana studios with producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD). In other news, the band ...

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JAMES MURPHY Keeps Spirits Up, Needs Your Help

Former TESTAMENT/DEATH guitarist James Murphy, who is currently receiving treatment for a massive brain tumor with which he was diagnosed in August 2001, has issued the following update on his condition and current/upcoming activities: "I have been doing good, playing a lot. And staying busy helping a friend's band in NY... I may even do ...

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THE HAUNTED: More European Dates Announced

Swedish high-energy thrashers THE HAUNTED have announced a host of European dates in April/May. The details are as follows: Apr. 02 - The Baroeg - Rotterdam, NETH Apr. 03 - Vera - Groningen, NETH Apr. 04 - Biebob - Vosselar, BEL Apr. 05 - Afterclub - Nancy/Amnev, FRA Apr. 06 - Koslow - Bordeaux, FRA ...

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HEAVENLY Prepare To Enter Studio

France's HEAVENLY will enter the studio on Feb. 2 to begin recording their third album for a September release through Sanctuary/Noise Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Sign Of The Winner", which is being described by the band as "more heavy metal and more symphonic" than the group's previous efforts, will be tracked at Ferdy Doernberg's ...

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THE QUILL Commence Work On Fourth CD

Sweden's THE QUILL have commenced the recording sessions for their fourth full-length album at Slaughterhouse Studio in Halmstad, Sweden for a tentative late spring/early summer release through SPV/Steamhammer Records. Among the tracks set to be included on the as-yet-untitled effort are the following: 01. Because I'm God 02. Nothing Ever Changes 03. Hammerhead 04. American ...

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LOVE/HATE Line Up U.K. Dates

Reunited Los Angeles rockers LOVE/HATE, who feature in their ranks current RATT frontman Jizzy Pearl, have lined a U.K. tour in April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 16 - The Underworld - London, UK Apr. 17 - Krazyhouse - Liverpool, UK Apr. 18 - Bradford Rios - Bradford, UK Apr. 19 - Rock City ...

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TIAMAT, LACUNA COIL Team Up For Greek Tour

Sweden's TIAMAT and Italy's LACUNA COIL will team up for a two-date Greek tour in late February/early March. Confirmed dates are as follows: Feb. 28 – Athens, GRE @ TBA Mar. 01 – Thessaloniki, GRE @ TBA In other news, TIAMAT will play a special show in Tel-Aviv, Israel in late April to celebrate the ...

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