SLIPKNOT's CLOWN: How I Assembled 'Disasterpieces'

SLIPKNOT percussionist/mastermind, Shawn Crahan (a.k.a. Clown), recently explained how he went about assembling the band's "Disasterpieces" DVD, due Nov. 26 via Roadrunner. "I didn't really have an outline, because the first thing was, you know, let's check out what we have," he said. "So, I watched all the footage. I watched it all, man. I ...

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ANTHRAX: More U.K. Dates Announced

ANTHRAX's upcoming U.K. tour is beginning to take shape. So far the following dates have been confirmed: Mar. 07 – Glasgow, UK @ Garage Mar. 08 – Bradford, UK @ Rio's Mar. 12 – Wolverhampton, UK @ Wulfrun Hall Mar. 14 – London, UK @ Astoria More shows are likely to be added soon. The ...

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MASTERPLAN Debut At #15 On German Single Chart

MASTERPLAN, the new band featuring ex-HELLOWEEN guitarist Roland Grapow, ex-HELLOWEEN drummer Uli Kusch and former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/ARK singer Jorn Lande, have entered the German Single Chart at position #15 with their first single, "Enlighten Me". The group's self-titled debut album is due on Jan. 20, 2003 through AFM Records. ...

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THE 69 EYES Film Helsinki Gig For Upcoming DVD

Finland's THE 69 EYES filmed their recent show at Helsinki's Tavastia club for a future DVD release, due sometime next year. Upcoming THE 69 EYES gigs are as follows: Nov. 29 - Turku, FIN @ Säätämö Dec. 06 - Ähtäri, FIN @ Club B 52 Dec. 07 - Jyväskylä, FIN @ Lutakko Dec. 08 - ...

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THE ENCHANTED Split With Drummer, Seek Replacement

Bradford, U.K.-based THE ENCHANTED have parted ways with drummer Jamie. "Although never a pleasant obstacle for a band to overcome, his decision to leave the band with no notice period has come at the time when we have had several upcoming gig and recording commitments in the pipeline," reads a statement on the group's official ...

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ARCH ENEMY Announce West Coast Dates

Sweden's ARCH ENEMY will embark on a short West Coast tour during December. Confirmed dates are as follows: Dec. 17 - Slim's - San Francisco, CA Dec. 18 - Graceland - Seattle, WA Dec. 20 - The Troubadour - Los Angeles, CA Stated guitarist/songwriter Michael Amott: "We look forward to seeing all you crazy Arch ...

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