THE BLUEPRINT: Demo Track Posted Online

THE BLUEPRINT, the Nottingham, UK-based group consisting of former PITCHSHIFTER guitarist Matt Grundy, ex-EARTHTONE9 singer Karl Middleton, PITCHSHIFTER bassist Mark Clayden, CONSUMED guitarist Will Burchell and CONSUMED drummer Chris Billam, have posted a demo track, titled "Scorched Earth Policy", at this location. "Scorched Earth Policy" will be one of several songs recorded during ...

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RAMMSTEIN To Remix MARILYN MANSON

German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN have been asked to remix a track from the new MARILYN MANSON album, "Golden Age Of The Grotesque". A fan asked Manson via the Oracle section on his official web site, www.marilynmanson.com, "With the German influence on the new album are you considering touring with a German band i.e. ...

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FRETERNIA Add New Guitarist

Sweden's FRETERNIA have announced the addition of former CONVICTION/ZONATA guitarist Niclas Karlsson to the group's ranks. FRETERNIA's latest album, "A Nightmare Story", was released last October through Spain's Arise Records. ...

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PARAGON Name New CD, Prepare To Enter Studio

German melodic metallers PARAGON have set "The Legacy" as the title for their follow-up to last year's critically-acclaimed "Law Of The Blade" CD for a tentative July release through Remedy/Zomba Records. The band will enter the studio in late March to record 10 songs plus a remake of "Into The Black" from "World Of Sin" ...

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ANTHRAX Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK 2003 Festival

ANTHRAX are the latest act to have been confirmed for the 12th annual Sweden Rock festival, scheduled to take place Jun. 6-8 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently set to perform at the event is as follows: TWISTED SISTER WHITESNAKE SEPULTURA YES JETHRO TULL BLIND GUARDIAN MASTERPLAN QUEENSRŸCHE TALISMAN URIAH HEEP MOTÖRHEAD ...

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HATESPHERE Re-Sign With SCARLET RECORDS

Danish death-thrashers HATESPHERE, featuring RAUNCHY drummer Morten Toft Hansen, have re-signed with Italy's Scarlet Records for one more CD. "We received a lot of nice contract offers from a lot of big record companies, but in the end, we decided to stay on Scarlet for one more record," the group said in an official statement. ...

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LOST HORIZON Involved In Road Accident

Sweden's LOST HORIZON were forced to cancel tonight's gig at Hamnmagasinet in Umeå after their van crashed en route to the gig, according to the Swedish daily newspaper Aftonbladet. Two individuals were reportedly hospitalized for injuries sustained in the accident. No further information is available at this time. LOST HORIZON's second full-length album, ...

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BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION Drummer To Tour With OTEP

MÖTLEY CRÜE/BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message to the "Rock'n'Roll Diary" section of CRÜE's official web site: "There's a cool pix of me and Edward Dada (my partner) from NSixx by Dragonfly [in Rolling Stone magazine] this month. Some of the girls are wearing some of the new designs… Hot ...

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SEPULTURA/VOIVOD: First U.S. Tour Dates Announced!

The initial dates for the forthcoming North American tour featuring SEPULTURA and VOIVOD have been released. The two groups, plus as–yet-unspecified opening acts, will be hitting the following U.S. cities next month: Apr. 18 - San Francisco, CA @ Avalon Apr. 19 – Los Angeles, CA @ Palace Apr. 21 – Anaheim, CA @ House ...

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