NAPALM DEATH Enter Studio To Record New Album

British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH are currently preparing to record their forthcoming studio album. Commenting on why the band chose to record in Wales, vocalist Barney Greenway had this to say: "The studio is called Foel Studios in the town of Foel, North Wales (PORCUPINE TREE, OZRIC TENTACLES), and is owned by the original bass ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: Audio Interview Posted Online

A 55-minute audio interview with JUDAS PRIEST, recorded last month during the band's appearance on the "Friday Night Rocks" show on New York's Q104.3 FM, has been made available for download. Check it out: Part#1 (mp3, 8.9 MB), Part#2 (mp3, 10.9 MB). JUDAS PRIEST's much-anticipated new studio album is scheduled for ...

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GORGOROTH Recruit Session Musicians For Upcoming Tour

Norwegian black metallers GORGOROTH have recruited drummer Dirge Rep (ORCUSTUS, ex-ENSLAVED, GEHENNA) and guitarist Teloch (ORCUSTUS, NIDINGR) as session musicians for their upcoming European and Mexican tours. GORGOROTH will embark on the "Twilight of the Idols" European headlining tour in early October. Support at all shows will come from 1349, the Norwegian group featuring SATYRICON ...

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AEROSMITH Singer Wants To Take You On A Walking Tour Of Boston

The Boston Globe is reporting that Candide Media Works has created a cellphone tour of Boston that has AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler leading the way. Called "Boston: City of Rebels & Dreamers", the so-called Talking Street tour hits 17 landmarks and includes stories, commentary, and eyewitness accounts of the historic sites. Highlights include a visit ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Signs Endorsement Deal With ROLAND/BOSS

Legendary Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen has signed an endorsement deal with Roland/BOSS as part of their GS-10 Artist Patch Series. These are GS-10 sound sets created by guitar virtuosos. Download them into your GS-10 to play their same guitar sounds. The following information about the GS-10 Guitar Effects System was taken from Yngwie's ...

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EASTPAK RESISTANCE 2004: Tour Dates Announced

SICK OF IT ALL, 7 SECONDS, THE BONES, SLAPSHOT, WALLS OF JERICHO, UNEARTH and RAMALLAH will be teaming up for the 2004 edition of the Eastpak Resistance European tour, set to kick off November 5 in Geneva, Switzerland. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 05 - Vernier Sur Rock - Geneva, SWI Nov. 06 - ...

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HATEBREED's MATT BYRNE To Write For DRUM! Magazine

Beginning next month, HATEBREED drummer Matt Byrne will be writing drum lessons and exercises for Drum! magazine. Byrne's contributions will be available in the back of the magazine in the "Practice Pad" section. As previously reported, HATEBREED singer Jamey Jasta's clothing line Hatewear Incorporated is now available online via the HotTopic.com web site ...

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