TOOL Drummer: New Album Will Be Heavier Than 'Lateralus'

TOOL drummer Danny Carey, guitarist Adam Jones and bassist Justin Chancellor have been jamming together for the past few months and they've already got the framework for 10 to 12 new songs, according to MTV.com. "They're very much in the infant stage, where we have all these different jams and we start piecing them together," ...

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PARADISE LOST In Talks With New Drummer

Britain's PARADISE LOST are currently in talks with an as-yet-disclosed new drummer who will be assisting the band during the recording sessions for their new album. As a result of the departure of group's previous drummer, Lee Morris, the album recording has had to be put back slightly, and pre-production will now commence mid-May, according ...

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VELVET REVOLVER: Video Clip Posted Online

VELVET REVOLVER's official web site is currently hosting the first of several weekly video clips to be released prior to the release of the group's debut album, "Contraband". Download the first clip at this location. "Slither", the first single from "Contraband", will go for radio adds on April 12. Listen to the song ...

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IN FLAMES: 'Soundtrack' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

IN FLAMES' new album, "Soundtrack To Your Escape", has registered the following first-week chart positions in various countries around the world: Sweden: #3 Finland: #13 Austria: #25 Japan: #29 Norway: #36 U.K.: #132 Hungary: #32 Germany: #28 France: #82 "Soundtrack To Your Escape", was released in North America on April 6 through Nuclear Blast Records. ...

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MONSTER MAGNET Set American Release Date For 'Monolithic Baby!'

MONSTER MAGNET have set a May 25 American release date through SPV USA for their latest album, "Monolithic Baby!" After liberating themselves from their major label contract following the 2001 release of "God Says No", MONSTER MAGNET frontman Dave Wyndorf says that the feeling of freedom and optimism within the band is palpable. "At last ...

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UFO 'Can Hardly Wait' For Start Of U.S. Tour

UFO have posted the following message on their official web site: "Dear friends, we successfully finished the first part of the European tour (February 28 through March 28) and I am happy to say the new line up was fantastic. Everyone who saw the band live was very enthusiastic and said that UFO is now ...

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RESPONSE NEGATIVE: CD-Release Party Scheduled

RESPONSE NEGATIVE, the Florida-based death/thrash metal band featuring former OVERKILL/GRIP INC. guitarist Bobby Gustafson, will be holding a CD-release party on Saturday, April 10 at The Kelsey Club in Lake Park (near West Palm Beach), Florida. Also appearing on the bill will be 5 BILLION DEAD, STILL KEPT, EVERSINCE EVE and DEMENXIA. RESPONSE NEGATIVE's recently ...

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MORBID ANGEL: South American Tour Announced

Floridian death metallers MORBID ANGEL have announced the details of their South American/Mexican tour. The trek is currently shaping up as follows: Jul. 09 - Monterrey, MEX - Casino Ferrocarrilero Jul. 10 - San Luis Potosi, MEX - Huerta del S.T.I.C. Jul. 11 - Mexico City, MEX - Arena Lopez Mateos Tlalnepantla Jul. 13 - ...

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