Ex-MEGADETH Members, WATCHTOWER Guitarist To Perform At WORLD GUITAR CONGRESS

SPASTIC INK/WATCHTOWER guitarist Ron Jarzombek is once again hooking up with fellow guitarist Marty Friedman (ex-MEGADETH, CACOPHONY) following last year's "Guitarevolution" tour. The MARTY FRIEDMAN solo band, also featuring bassist/vocalist Chris Catero (RAZER, ex-WARDOG) and drummer Jimmy DeGrasso (ex-MEGADETH, Y&T), will appear in concert at the "World Guitar Congress" on Tuesday June 8 in Baltimore, ...

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CANDIRIA: 'Blood' Video Posted Online

CANDIRIA's video for the track "Blood" has been posted in the "Media" section of the group's web site. Check it out here. "Blood" comes off CANDIRIA's forthcoming album, "What Doesn't Kill You...", due on July 13 through Type A Records. "What Doesn't Kill You..." track listing: 01. Let The Dead Bury The Dead ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Begin Work On New Video

Finland's CHILDREN OF BODOM have commenced work on a video for a track off their upcoming EP, "Trashed, Lost & Strungout", due this summer through Spinefarm Records. The clip for the as-yet-undisclosed cut is being directed by Revolver Film Company's Patric Ullaeus, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, IN FLAMES and LACUNA COIL, among ...

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SOCIETY 1: Singer MATT ZANE Escapes Felony Charge in Denver

SOCIETY 1 frontman Matt "The Lord" Zane narrowly escaped a felony charge in Denver last week, following an incident at a SOCIETY 1/ORGY show at a local nightclub. The incident began during SOCIETY 1's set when Zane stopped the show to confront a heckler who had been shouting relentless insults at the band. Zane offered ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE: Rio Show Cancelled

CANNIBAL CORPSE bassist Alex Webster has posted the following message on the band's web site: "We have just been informed by our South American booking agent that the show in Rio de Janeiro will not take place. The reason given was financial problems with the local promoter. We are disappointed that we won't able to ...

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SECTION 16 Prepare To Enter Studio

Colorado-based SECTION 16 will be entering the studio soon to record the follow-up to their debut CD, "Identity Crisis" (DCA Recordings). The band will be recording the album with producer Bill Douglas, who has previously worked with such acts as STATIC-X, STABBING WESTWARD and the SMASHING PUMPKINS. SECTION 16's lineup consists of vocalist Corey Brown ...

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THROCULT Begin Recording New Album

Denver, Colorado-based black/death metal band THROCULT have changed the title of their upcoming album to "Stormbringer - Conjuration Of The Nighthorde" from the previously announced "Order of the Lunar Temple". "We just felt with the direction of the artwork, and concept of the album, 'Stormbringer ...' fit better," the band write on their web site. ...

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THE HAUNTED: Mixing Complete

Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED have posted the following message on their web site: "The mixing [of the new album] is all done and it turned out great... In the end, the mixing fell on wild card Tue Madsen from Antfarm Studios in Denmark. We were really happy with the Charles Storm-mixes, but the songs felt ...

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It's Official: Original BLACK SABBATH Lineup To Play OZZFEST 2004!

After initially declining an offer to join BLACK SABBATH members Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler for a reunion on Ozzfest 2004, drummer Bill Ward has now reconsidered. The original lineup is now complete for their much-anticipated headlining slot on the 9th annual Ozzfest. Sharon Osbourne says: "You have the original BLACK SABBATH and ...

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