PRAYING MANTIS: The Journey Goes On

Legendary NWOBHM act PRAYING MANTIS have finalized the track listing for their new album, "The Journey Goes On", due in late April through Frontiers Records. It is as follows: 01. Tonight 02. The Escape 03. The Journey Goes On 04. Silent War 05. Beat Within 06. Hold On For Love 07. If Tomorrow Never Comes ...

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Ex-DEATH, MALEVOLENT CREATION Members Get Green Light To Record DEATH Tribute CD

Former DEATH/TESTAMENT guitarist James Murphy, ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION/SUFFOCATION drummer Dave Culross, ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION vocalist Brett Hoffmann and CKY guitarist Deron Miller are going ahead with their previously announced plans to record a DEATH tribute CD to benefit Murphy and the family of late DEATH frontman Chuck Schuldiner. "James Murphy got the OK from [Chuck's ...

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ROYAL HUNT Singer To Lay Down Tracks In Early March

American singer John West will fly to Denmark March 2-11 to record the vocals for the new ROYAL HUNT album, "Eye Witness", due in late May. "Eye Witness" is the follow-up to 2001's "The Mission", a concept album based on Ray Bradbury's "The Martian Chronicles", and is the third full-length CD to feature West (discounting ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's DURST: Captured In New York

Several photos of LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst walking to his car on Madison Avenue in New York City on Friday, Feb. 21 have been posted online at this location. Durst is in town overseeing the mixing process for LIMP BIZKIT's new album, "Bipolar", due on May 13 through Interscope Records. Veteran producer/mixer ...

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SLIPKNOT Percussionist To Guest On BILL WARD Solo CD

SLIPKNOT percussionist Chris Fehn (#3) is set to make a guest appearance on the long-awaited third solo album from BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward, entitled "Beyond Aston". Ward, who has been working on the album for much of the last couple of years, says that the musical direction of the upcoming CD will be slightly ...

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CAMP FREDDY: Rehearsal Photos Posted Online

Photos of CAMP FREDDY rehearsing for their Feb. 22 appearance at Roseland Ballroom in New York City as part of MTV's "Rock The Vote Awards" show have been posted online at this location. CAMP FREDDY is the Los Angeles-based "jam" band consisting of JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Singer Explains How SERART Side-Project Came About

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian, who is keeping himself busy with Serjical Strike Records during the band's downtime, recently revealed how side-project with Armenian multi-instrumentalist Arto Tuncboyaciyan called SERART came about. "I saw him perform at the Armenian Music Awards in Los Angeles a couple of years ago," Tankian said of the pairing. ...

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