Former WHITE ZOMBIE Bassist Resurfaces In ROCK CITY MORGUE

New Orleans, Louisiana-based ROCK CITY MORGUE, featuring former WHITE ZOMBIE bassist Sean Yseult, ex-MAN SCOUTS OF AMERICA frontman Rik Slave, and ex-SYRUP drummer Michael Brueggen, have finished recording a six-song EP, titled "Some Ghouls", with producer Daniel Rey (RAMONES). "The recording took place at New Orleans new Truck Farm Studios, and the band was very ...

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LEADFOOT CD Pushed Back To January

North Carolina's LEADFOOT, who feature in their ranks former C.O.C. vocalist Karl Agell and bassist Phil Swisher, have had the release date of their third full-length album, entitled "We Drink For Free", pushed back until January 2003. The CD will surface through Lunasound Recording in Europe. A North American release has yet to be secured ...

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Brother Of SEVENDUST Frontman Shot To Death, Band Postpone Dates

SEVENDUST frontman Lajon Witherspoon's 21-year-old brother was shot to death in Nashville, Tennessee Saturday night (Nov. 9), according to informed sources. Details are sketchy at the moment, but it appears that Lajon received the news of his brother's passing during SEVENDUST's performance in St. Joseph, Minnesota Saturday night and made an announcement to the stunned ...

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"THE OSBOURNES" Coming Out On DVD In March

A DVD box set of first season of "The Osbournes", originally planned for a holiday release, will finally hit stores on Mar. 4, 2003. It will be distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment. Included in the package will be four bonus episodes and a "drinking game." ...

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AMARAN Announce Upcoming Dates

Sweden's AMARAN, featuring ex-members of MOURNING SIGN, have announced the following gigs during November: Nov. 27 - Västerås, SWE @ Culturen (w/DEAD AWAKEN, THE ENTHRALLED) Nov. 28 – Nyköping, SWE @ Paparazzi (w/CASCADE) ...

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SILENTIUM to Collaborate With NIGHTWISH Mainman On Upcoming CD

Finnish atmospheric doom metallers SILENTIUM will enter Sundicoop Studio in Savonlinna on Jan. 13, 2003 to record their third full-length album, "Harmátia de Prudence", with producer and NIGHTWISH mainman Tuomas Holopainen. "I felt I needed some outsider's view for my songs and Tuomas crossed my mind," said keyboardist Sami Boman. "He's definitely one of the ...

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KELLY KEELING Lines Up Hard Rock Veterans For Upcoming Solo CD

Vocalist/guitarist Kelly Keeling (BATON ROUGE, BLUE MURDER, MSG, GUITAR ZEUS, JOHN NORUM, etc.), currently signed to Holland's Mascot Records as a solo artist, has posted the following update via his official web site: "I am in Los Angeles recording what I hope will be the last seven songs for the album. "Vinnie Appice rocked last ...

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METAL BLADE RECORDS CEO To Participate In Online Chat

Metal Blade Records CEO Brian Slagel will participate in a live chat via America Online on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 9:00 p.m. Metal Blade, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, has gained widespread notability as the launching pad for the careers of such bands as METALLICA, SLAYER and even GOO GOO DOLLS. To ...

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CLEARING AUTUMN SKIES: New Music Posted Online

San Jose, California-based CLEARING AUTUMN SKIES have made two new tracks available for download in MP3 format at this location. The cuts, "Charles Forensic" and "Structuralism", are both taken from the band's new album, "Patent Distorted", which is due for release on Nov. 29. The complete track listing for "Patent Distorted" is as ...

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