SLAVES ON DOPE Ink New Record Deal

Montreal's SLAVES ON DOPE have signed a new deal with Bieler Bros./ MCA Records and are due to begin recording their sophomore album in Boca Raton, Florida with producer Jason Slater (SNAKE RIVER CONSPIRACY, EARSHOT). The as-yet-untitled CD is tentatively scheduled to be completed by the end of the year for a spring release. "After ...

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SPINESHANK Drummer Offers Studio Update

SPINESHANK drummer Tommy Decker recently posted the following update on the progress of the recording sessions for the band's forthcoming album, "Violent Mood Swings": "I just wanted to let you guys know what has been going on lately. We have been working 12 hours a day and things are moving along. We have 17 drum ...

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CHIMAIRA Set Release Date For Sophomore CD

CHIMAIRA have set Apr. 15, 2003 as the tentative release date through Roadrunner Records of the group's sophomore album, "The Impossibility Of Reason". The band are set to begin recording the CD at Cleveland's Spider Studios on Nov. 25 with SW1TCHED's Ben Schigel at the production helm. ...

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SIEBENBÜRGEN Split With Singer

Sweden's SIEBENBÜRGEN have parted ways with vocalist Turid Walderhaug. As a result, the band will utilize the services of female singer Erika during their show in Gunzendorf on Nov. 22. No further information is available at this time. ...

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MARILYN MANSON: EMINEM Is Delighted With My New Album

Multi-platinum rapper EMINEM gave a "thumbs up" to the new MARILYN MANSON album when the two shock frontmen ran into each other at last week's MTV Europe Music Awards in Barcelona, Spain, according to Manson's latest online journal entry. "I did give the glad hand to Eminem, who seems rather delighted with the bits of ...

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KISS Murder Trial Update: Cusano Case Focuses On Car, Bloody Clothes

On the second day of testimony in the murder trial of a man accused of killing the ex-wife of former KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent, a Hartford police detective described finding bloody clothing in Gregory McArthur's apartment. McArthur, 42, is accused of killing Annemarie Cusano, a Shelton mother of two, in January 1998. In the morning ...

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