Israel's BETZEFER To Support MALEVOLENT CREATION In Belgium

Israeli "nu-metal" group BETZEFER will support MALEVOLENT CREATION at the Frontline Club in Gent, Belgium on June 21. BETZEFER are currently recording their new album at CCR Studio in Belgium. Mixing duties will be handled by Tue Madsen (THE HAUNTED, MNEMIC, KONKHRA) at his Antfarm Studio in Denmark. Upcoming BETZEFER shows: Jun. 18 - Aalst, ...

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GARY HOLT: There Is No Beef Between EXODUS And TESTAMENT

EXODUS guitarist Gary Holt has dismissed speculation regarding a possible falling out between EXODUS and TESTAMENT stemming from a recent online posting by MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine. Writing to MEGADETH's official forum this past weekend, Mustaine confirmed reports that he was interested in touring with some of his thrash metal contemporaries on MEGADETH's ...

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SLIPKNOT's SID WILSON To Release Vinyl Record

According to the SLIPKNOT fan site Metabolic666.com, SLIPKNOT's DJ Sid Wilson (a.k.a. DJ Starscream) will release a vinyl record called "Full Metal Scratch-it" this summer via N2O Records. This record features the breaks and sounds that DJ Starscream has used onstage and in the studio for the past three SLIPKNOT tours and recordings ...

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LEAVES' EYES, IMMORTAL RITES, MENTAL AMPUTATION Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

LEAVES' EYES, IMMORTAL RITES and MENTAL AMPUTATION are the latest bands confirmed for this year's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 19-21, 2004 in Abtsgmünd, Germany. The complete list of acts currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows (in alphabetical order): ALEV BESEECH BRAINSTORM BUSTA HOOTA CATARACT CREMATORY CRIMINAL DEADSOUL ...

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LIMP BIZKIT: 'Greatest Hits' Collection Due Later In The Year

Interscope Records is reportedly planning a LIMP BIZKIT "greatest hits"-style collection later in the year. The set, which has received only a reluctant stamp of approval from the band, will contain three new songs, including "Relentless" and "Masturbation". In other news, the Los Angeles Times is reporting that LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst recently sold ...

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Former LED ZEPPELIN Bassist To Tour The U.S.

Former LED ZEPPELIN bassist John Paul Jones will be performing throughout the U.S. this summer as a guest performer with a project called THE MUTUAL ADMIRATION SOCIETY, according to Led-Zeppelin.com. THE MUTUAL ADMIRATION SOCIETY is Glen Phillips (ex-TOAD THE WET SPROCKET), with Sara Watkins, Chris Thile, and Sean Watkins (NICKEL CREEK). John has ...

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