SATYRICON Announce First Hometown Gig In Over A Year

Norway's SATYRICON have announced their first hometown show in over a year at Rockefeller in Oslo on Thursday, October 2. Scheduled to make a guest appearance at the gig is DARKTHRONE's Nocturno Culto, who will perform a couple of DARKTHRONE classics with SATYRICON. DARKTHRONE's Fenriz will DJ, and DISIPLIN and one more Moonfog Records band ...

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LIMP BIZKIT To 'Surrender' In September?

During an appearance on KROQ on Friday, August 8, LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst announced that the group's new album will be called "Surrender". He also played snippets of four songs from the CD, including "Microphone Fiend" and a track believed to be titled "Red Light, Green Light", which features a guest appearance by rapper ...

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OPETH To Embark On European Tour In September

Sweden's OPETH will embark on a European tour in September in support of their latest album, "Damnation". A Scandinavian tour will take place in October/November, to be followed by an Australian trek in December. The band are currently enjoying their first proper time off since November 2002. Prior to returning to the road, frontman Mikael ...

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BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION: Is The End Near?

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION, the new band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, L.A. GUNS guitarist Tracii Guns, vocalist London LeGrand, and drummer Scot Coogan (ex-PAUL GILBERT, ONI LOGAN/ROWAN ROBERTSON, SINÉAD O'CONNOR), appear to be on the verge of splitting up as a result of their inability to land an American and European licensing deal for ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH: 'FRED DURST Is An Innovator'

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich recently spoke to Metal Edge magazine about how the lineup for this year's Summer Sanitarium Tour came together. "When Summer Sanitarium was conceived three years ago, the idea, in a nutshell, was to recreate all the shit we grew up on, which was Day On The Green and Texas Rockfests and ...

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STATIC-X Guitarist Comments On New Album

STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen commented in a recent online posting on the group's forthcoming third album, "Shadow Zone", due on October 7 through Warner Bros Records. "All of us worked hard on the album and we are anxious to get it out!" he said. "We experimented on some cool things and got to mess around ...

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Former JUDAS PRIEST Drummer Denies Sex Charges

Former JUDAS PRIEST drummer Dave Holland has appeared in court charged with sexually assaulting a 17-year-old boy, according to BBC News. Holland denies one charge of attempted rape and four of indecently assaulting the teenager (see our previous coverage: story#1, story#2). All of the alleged offenses are said to have taken ...

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DEVILDRIVER No Longer Going 'Straight To Hell'

DEVILDRIVER (formerly DEATHRIDE), the new Santa Barbara, California-based project featuring ex-COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara, have changed the title of their upcoming debut album to simply "DevilDriver" from the originally planned "Straight To Hell". Says Fafara: "[The title change was made] for so many reasons that I can't even go into." The group are currently ...

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