SOILWORK: New Album Pushed Back To May

Sweden's SOILWORK have pushed back the release date to early May for their much-anticipated follow-up to last year's "Natural Born Chaos". The as-yet-untitled album, which will be issued through Nuclear Blast Records, will include the following cuts, among others: 01. Downfall 24 02. Brickwalker 03. Cranking the Sirens 04. Departure Plan 05. Overload 06. Rejection ...

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AGENT STEEL Sign With Italy's SCARLET RECORDS

AGENT STEEL have signed a European record deal with Italy's Scarlet Records for the release of their new album, "Order Of The Illuminati". A May/June release is expected. "We are halfway through the mixdown sessions," said guitarist Juan Garcia in an official statement. "Bernie Versailles is handling the engineering and co-production duties and our goal ...

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PAIN Postpone Plans For 'Covers' CD, Begin Work On New Album

Sweden's PAIN, the band led by acclaimed metal producer and HYPOCRISY frontman Peter Tägtgren, have postponed plans to record a full-length album of covers and are instead working on a new CD of original material, due in the spring/summer through Stockholm Records. Tägtgren, a notoriously prolific songwriter, made the decision to delay the recording of ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Speaks Out On LIONEL RICHIE/TRINA Collaboration

ROB ZOMBIE recently commented on his collaboration with Lionel Richie and female rapper Trina on "Brickhouse 2003", a version of the '70s pop and R&B hit. The Zombified track will appear as part of the soundtrack for ZOMBIE's movie "House Of 1000 Corpses", which hits stores March 18. The soundtrack will also feature five new ...

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THE CULT, FUEL Members To Join CAMP FREDDY At NYC Gig

THE CULT's Billy Duffy, MOBY and FUEL's Bret Scallions will be among the guest stars performing with CAMP FREDDY during their appearance at Roseland Ballroom in New York City on Saturday, Feb. 22 as part of MTV's "Rock The Vote Awards" show. CAMP FREDDY is the Los Angeles-based "jam" band consisting of JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN, ROB ZOMBIE Get Certified

SYSTEM OF A DOWN's "Steal This Album" has been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for shipments of more than 500,000 copies in the U.S. "Steal This Album" was released on Nov. 26 through American/Columbia Records. Meanwhile, ROB ZOMBIE's "The Sinister Urge" has been certified platinum for sales in excess of ...

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