HOUWITSER Name Upcoming Album

Dutch death metallers HOUWITSER have set "Damage Assessment" as the title for their new studio effort, tentatively due sometime next year through Osmose Productions. According to bassist Theo van Eekelen, the fans can expect "one fuck-all blistering death metal masterpiece." Among the songtitles set to appear on the CD are the following: 01. Primitive Mind ...

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WITCHFYNDE Commence Work On New Material, Plot Return To U.S.

Reunited NWOBHM legends WITCHFYNDE are currently writing and recording new song ideas, which they plan on releasing sometime next year. A return visit to the U.S. is tentatively planned for early 2003 with a likely appearance at the Metal Meltdown V Festival in March, to be followed by the group's first dates in Sweden. More ...

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BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION To Make Live Debut

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION, the new band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, L.A. GUNS guitarist Tracii Guns, former MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman John Corabi (who plays guitar in the group), vocalist London LeGrand, and drummer Scot Coogan (ex-PAUL GILBERT, ONI LOGAN/ROWAN ROBERTSON, SINÉAD O'CONNOR), will make their live debut at the end of December in Southern ...

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SEPULTURA To Film Video For U2 Cover

SEPULTURA will film a video for their version of U2's "Bullet The Blue Sky" on Saturday, Nov. 30 in São Paulo, Brazil. The track comes off the group's soon-to-be-released EP of covers, "Revolusongs", which is set to surface via FNM/Universal Records in Brazil, SPV/Steamhammer Records in Europe and JVC Records in Japan. The group are ...

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AEROSMITH Frontman To Pay Tribute To ELVIS

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler will join Britney Spears, Bono, Dennis Hopper, Sheryl Crow, Hugh Hefner, and others to celebrate the life of Elvis Presley via a one-hour documentary, titled "Elvis Lives", on NBC this Thanksgiving night. Renowned Rolling Stone music journalist David Wild interviewed Steven for the show. "Like everything he does, Stevenbecame obsessed with ...

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DOKKEN Cancel Headlining Dates

DOKKEN have cancelled their previously-announced headlining shows in January as a result of having been confirmed for the upcoming U.S. tour with WHITESNAKE and THE SCORPIONS. Exact dates and venues for the trek — which is set to kick off in early January and last through the end of March — are expected to be ...

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DREAM THEATER Keyboardist Records Christmas CD

DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess has created a new Christmas CD, entitled "Christmas Sky", for the holidays. The album, which features Jordan's unique style of piano and harp-like improvisations all based on classic Christmas melodies, includes is an original piece written especially for the season. The complete track listing for the CD is as follows: ...

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MOONSPELL Cancel Chilean Gig

Portugal's MOONSPELL were forced to cancel their previously-announced show in Chile after the promoter for the gig went AWOL less than two weeks prior to the band's scheduled performance in the country. "We got word from our management that the promoter for the Chilean show of 'Darkness and Hope' tour is nowhere to be found," ...

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