EXODUS Drop Off Vegas New Year's Eve Show

Despite previous reports to the contrary, EXODUS will NOT be performing with HALFORD, TESTAMENT, and VIO-LENCE at House Of Blues in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday, Dec. 29. "We are sorry for anyone that bought tickets in anticipation of seeing EXODUS perform," the band's manager Steve Warner said in an official statement. "Before the show ...

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SINERGY Deny Reports Of Guitarist's Departure

SINERGY has slammed as "false" a report on a popular Finnish web portal implying that guitarist Alexi Laiho has left the group after allegedly missing the band's performance at Mystic Festival in Katowice, Poland this past Saturday (Oct. 26). "Alexi was there in Poland with us, where the fuck do they get this ...

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Former CANDLEBOX Singer To Release Solo Album

Former CANDLEBOX frontman Kevin Martin will shortly release his long-awaited solo album, "The Possibility Of Being", through Tympanic Records. Martin was previously signed to Gold Circle Records, the now-defunct company funded by Gateway Computers. To pre-order a copy of KEVIN MARTIN & THE HIWATTS' "The Possibility of Being", send $12 plus $3 dollars shipping and ...

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SOULREAPER To Issue 7" EP

SOULREAPER, featuring ex-DISSECTION members Johan Norman (guitar) and Tobias R. Kellgren (drums), will issue a 7" EP containing two new songs from the group's upcoming album, "Life Eraser". Titled "The Son Of The Dead", the EP is due on Nov. 18, and will be released in a limited run of 500 copies. "Life Eraser" is ...

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THE SERVANTS Line Up Bay Area Dates

San Francisco Bay Area's THE SERVANTS, featuring former MACHINE HEAD/TESTAMENT drummer Chris Kontos, have lined up the following dates during November: Nov. 02 – Berkeley, CA @ Blakes Nov. 17 – Berkeley, CA @ Rasputin's Nov. 22 – San Francisco, CA @ The Last Day Saloon Nov. 29 – Pleasant Hill, CA @ Rasputin's ...

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VISION OF DISORDER Guitarist, Singer Form New Project

VISION OF DISORDER guitarist Mike Kennedy and vocalist Tim Williams have formed a new project and are currently writing and recording material for what will presumably be the group's debut demo. A name for the band has already been selected but is apparently being kept under wraps at the moment. More information will be available ...

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Ex-VOIVOD Frontman To Appear On Next BORISLAV MITIC CD

Former VOIVOD/current E-FORCE frontman Eric Forrest and E-FORCE drummer Louis Levesque (ex-GENETIC CONTROL) are collaborating with Yugoslav guitarist Borislav Mitic (currently residing in Montreal) on the latter's second solo CD, tentatively due sometime in 2003. "As you may know, I am [signed to the] Shrapnel Records label for which I did an instrumental guitar album ...

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PISSING RAZORS Confirm Guitarist's Departure

PISSING RAZORS have officially confirmed the departure of guitarist Cesar Soto, who has since teamed up with fellow ex-PR members Joe Rodriguez (vocals) and Mat Lynch (guitar) in a new band called FUELED II FIRE. According to a message on PISSING RAZORS' official web site, "the reasons behind why this site had not ...

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