STAIND Set Release Date For New CD

STAIND have set a May 6 release date through Elektra Records for their as-yet-untitled follow-up to their multi-platinum 2001 effort, "Break the Cycle". When asked if the success of "Break The Cycle" put more pressure or lessened the pressure on the band when writing and recording the forthcoming album, STAIND vocalist Aaron Lewis said, "When ...

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DOWN/CROWBAR Guitarist Joins VALUME NOB

DOWN/CROWBAR guitarist Kirk Windstein has joined New Orleans' VALUME NOB as the band's temporary bassist. Windstein, who recently commenced the songwriting process for the next CROWBAR album, made his live debut with the group on Friday (Jan. 17) at Dixie Taverne in New Orleans and will reportedly be appearing with the band at all of ...

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FRED DURST Follows BRITNEY To SUNDANCE Film Festival

The following item was published in today's edition of the New York Post: "Britney Spears definitely has her hands full. The pop tart, in Sundance to try and drum up a movie career, is juggling both [LIMP BIZKIT frontman] Fred Durst and ['N SYNC singer] Justin Timberlake while partying around town. During Saturday night's Express/Project ...

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SLIPKNOT DJ Auctioning Off Bike

SLIPKNOT DJ Sid Wilson (a.k.a. DJ Starscream) is auctioning off a bike via eBay at this location. Says Sid, "I bought the bike on June 9th of 2002. It has just under 8900 miles. Comes completely stock, except for custom paint job!! Has had all scheduled check-ups that are required by Honda, still ...

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FOR MY PAIN Finalize Title, Track Listing For Full-Length Debut

FOR MY PAIN, the new Finnish "goth metal" supergroup featuring Tuomas Holopainen (NIGHTWISH) on keyboards, Altti Veteläinen (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on bass, Lauri Tuohimaa (EMBRAZE) on guitar, Olli-Pekka Törrö (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on guitar, Juha Kylmänen (REFLECTION) on vocals, and Petri Sankala (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on drums, have set "Fallen" as the ...

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W.A.S.P.'s LAWLESS: THE WHO Guitarist Was 'Looking For Answers'

W.A.S.P. mainman Blackie Lawless came to the defense of THE WHO guitarist Pete Townshend during an interview conducted last Friday (Jan. 17) with EletricBasement.com, saying that the latter's decision to download pornographic images of children over the Internet could have been perfectly justified. "When somebody's had a problem in their childhood past, no matter what ...

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DIAMOND HEAD Mixing New CD, Negotiating Record Deal

Reunited NWOBHM legends DIAMOND HEAD have finished tracking their first full album of new songs since 1993's "Death & Progress" and are currently mixing the effort with producer Andrew Scarth for a tentative late spring/early summer release. The as-yet-untitled CD — which was recorded at recorded at Mad Hat Studios in Wolverhampton, England — is ...

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EUPHROSYNE To Record New Demo

Finland's EUPHROSYNE, the group featuring the brother of SINERGY/WALTARI drummer Janne Parviainen, Aleksi Parviainen, on lead vocals, will enter the studio in March to record a new demo. It will be produced by URBAN TALE guitarist Erkka Korhonen. ...

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