WYKKED WYTCH Complete Work On New Demo

Florida female-fronted act WYKKED WYTCH are shopping a newly-recorded four-song demo to interested labels with plans on releasing their third album in 2003. The demo was recorded at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida and features a guest appearance by ICED EARTH/ex-DEATH drummer Richard Christy. The complete track listing for the promotional CD is as follows: ...

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ELEGY To Tour In 2003

ELEGY frontman Ian Parry has posted the following update regarding the group's toruing plans and the next installment of his CONSORTIUM project: "Dear ELEGY fans, it has come to the attention of the band that there has been advertisements published in German press stating that ELEGY are playing a tour support with a Spanish band. ...

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AEROSMITH Contemplating OZZFEST-Style Tour

Legendary hard rockers AEROSMITH are tentatively planning on launching their own Ozzfest-style tour next summer. "We're looking at going out again next summer, but we kinda want to do something a little different, and maybe put on our own event," guitarist Brad Whitford told Launch. "We're looking at doing something more like an Ozzfest-type thing, ...

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AUDIOSLAVE Select 'Like A Stone' As Second Single

AUDIOSLAVE have set "Like a Stone" as the second single from their self-titled debut. "It definitely shows the depth of our record, coming after [first single] 'Cochise', so that's kind of cool, 'cause there's a lot of different kinds of music on the record," drummer Brad Wilk told MTV News. "It's kind of cool to ...

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PAPA ROACH Team Up With THE NEPTUNES On 'Biker Boys' Soundtrack

PAPA ROACH have recorded a new song with hip-hop producers the Neptunes for the soundtrack to upcoming movie "Biker Boyz". The new track is tentatively titled "Don't Look Back". Jacoby Shaddix's band hooked up with the Neptunes, a.k.a. Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo, in Los Angeles. The Neptunes are best known to rock fans as ...

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ARMORED SAINT: Two DVDs, Album Reissue On The Way

ARMORED SAINT and Metal Blade Records will be releasing a DVD version of the band's home video, "A Trip Thru Red Times", in February. Included on the DVD will be extra videos, an interview conducted this past September, an "old-school" photo gallery, plus the added feature of a 5.1 surround mix. The band, who are ...

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HENRY ROLLINS: More Spoken-Word Dates Announced

Punk rock icon Henry Rollins has lined up the following "spoken word" performances during January/February: Jan. 07 - San Juan Capistrano, CA @ The Coach House Jan. 08 - San Francisco, CA @ Palace of Fine Arts Jan. 10 - Seattle, WA @ Moore Theatre Jan. 11 - Vancouver, B.C. @ Vogue Theatre Jan. 12 ...

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TO/DIE/FOR Announce New Guitarist

Finland's TO/DIE/FOR have once again parted ways with guitarist Juppe "J.P." Sutela and have replaced him with Mika "Alli" Ahtiainen. "There was some motivation problems with Juppe and he still dont like touring and rehearsing," explained drummer Tonmi Lillman recently. "There is a new member in TO/DIE/FOR and this time it's going to be for ...

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JERRY CANTRELL: Video Interview Posted Online

A video interview with former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell, conducted recently at Playboy magazine's "mini-mansion" in Hollywood, California, has been posted online at this location. Cantrell has just issued his latest CD, "Degradation Trip", as a double album, featuring additional songs recorded late last year during the same sessions as songs ...

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