Producer ROSS ROBINSON Signs THE CURE To Three-Album Deal

Producer Ross Robinson (LIMP BIZKIT, KORN, SLIPKNOT) has officially signed THE CURE to a three-album deal with his ARTISTdirect Records imprint, I AM. The band and Robinson are expected to begin work in London in July on a new album. "THE CURE has been my favorite band for years and years," Robinson said in a ...

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RUSH To Take A Permanent Break?

RUSH will make their first, and likely only, public appearance of 2003 tomorrow when the legendary rock trio is inducted into the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame. The presentation takes place during a closed gala ceremony during the Canadian Music Industry Awards at Toronto's Westin Harbour Castle hotel. Guitarist Alex Lifeson suggested to Karen ...

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MINISTRY: First U.S. Tour Dates Announced

MINISTRY have announced the first tour dates as part of their Fornica Tour 2003. They are as follows: Mar. 16 - Sparks, NV @ New Oasis Mar. 18 - Seattle, WA @ Northgate Mar. 19 - Portland, OR @ Roseland Mar. 21 - San Francisco, CA @ Fillmore Mar. 22 - Los Angeles, CA @ ...

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SUMMER SANITARIUM TOUR 2003: Toronto Date Confirmed

The Toronto date for Summer Sanitarium Tour 2003, the upcoming monster trek featuring METALLICA, LIMP BIZKIT, LINKIN PARK, DEFTONES and MUDVAYNE, has been set for July 5 at Skydome. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jul. 04 - Detroit, MI @ Pontiac Silverdome Jul. 05 – Toronto, ONT @ Skydome Jul. 06 - Foxboro, ...

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JASON NEWSTED To Audition For OZZY OSBOURNE!

In what has the potential to turn into a bizarre game of musical chairs, former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted is set to audition for the slot in OZZY OSBOURNE's band left vacant by the recent departure of current METALLICA four-stringer Robert Trujillo, a spokesperson for Newsted has told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Jason, who is already confirmed to ...

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HALFORD U.S. Tour To Begin In Late April

HALFORD's upcoming The 2003 North American Metal Gods Tour will begin in late April in the Northwest, according to HALFORD manager John Baxter. The full lineup for the tour, which will be covering "various genres of metal," will be announced soon. ...

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POWERMAN 5000, STONE SOUR To Team Up For U.S. Tour

POWERMAN 5000 will be teaming up with STONE SOUR, OUTSPOKEN and RA for a six-week North American tour beginning in mid-April, according to an official press release. Dates are still being added, but the tour will be hitting most major U.S. cities and possibly a few Canadian towns as well. Some of the shows are ...

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Just Call Them THE O$BOURNE$!!

Ozzy and wife Sharon Osbourne, stars of MTV's reality series "The Osbournes", raked in about $60 million last year — vaulting them ahead of fellow rocker Elton John in Heat magazine's survey of the top-grossing British rock acts. That's still no match for THE ROLLING STONES, who pulled in about $112 million, or top-grosser Paul ...

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THIEVES IN THE TEMPLE Announce Upcoming Dates

THIEVES IN THE TEMPLE (a.k.a. TITT), the Phoenix, Arizona-based band featuring former ICON guitarist Danny Wexler, have lined up the following dates during March: Mar. 01 - Nita's Hideaway - Tempe, AZ Mar. 14 - Tempe Music Festival - Tempe, AZ Mar. 16 - The Rain - Las Vegas, NV (w/ KISS) THIEVES IN THE ...

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